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Former Death Row Inmate Speaks at Texas State

By Shannon Sampson News Reporter SAN MARCOS — Anthony Graves, previously known to the state of Texas as “Death Row Exoneree 138”, spent 18 and a half years in prison– 16 of those spent in solitary confinement– for a crime he knew nothing about. It wasn’t until 2010 that he was finally released from prison. […]

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Back to School Broadcast, Web Content

An Inside Look at the Dean’s List

By Hannah Wisterman Blog Content Contributor We’re officially one week out from starting classes, and my, what a magical time. The start of a new semester is like turning to a clean page, full of new opportunities. Come that exciting Monday morning, we’ll all take another step forward in our education—and I, personally, will be […]

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Web Content

Last Minute Tips for Finals Survival

By Allison Johnson Blog Content Contributor April, AKA, save your GPA month just ended, which means, finals are approaching. A friend of mine once said, “You did not drop that class for a reason, you believed!” You might be thinking well I should’ve dropped the class. Well it’s too late. You believed. You came this […]

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Web Content

PC Principal: April Fools’ Day Edition

By Allison Johnson Web Content Contributor Recently, I came across the topic of pranks and the fact that some pranks are offensive. For example, I heard it is not “politically correct” to play a pregnancy prank anymore. I totally understand that there are women who struggle with fertility issues and would understand why it could […]

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“You’re Smoking, and I Don’t Like It”

By Alexandra Cochran Blog Content Contributor Ever walk into town because you have an agenda or just want to go for a stroll and feel pure bliss from being surrounded by beautiful trees and a fresh breeze when all of a sudden you get a rapid whiff of burning garbage wrapped into paper and named? No […]

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San Maximum, Web Content

San Maximum: Hiking

By Austin Cowan Blog Content Contributor  In order to achieve the maximum San Marcos experience, hiking is definitely an activity one must partake in. Hiking is an activity I love to do either with my friends or by myself. While with other people exploring new trails and territory is never a disappointment. However, when I am alone I […]

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News

Texas Water Safari Spotlight: John Mark Harras

By Conor Yarbrough News Director The Texas Water Safari attracts a special breed of person to it’s intimidating allure. Every summer at Spring Lake in San Marcos, a small group of individuals gather in the heart of the southwest for what is hailed as the most brutal canoe race in the world. For 54 years now, the Safari […]

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San Maximum, Web Content

San Maximum: Glass Bottom Boat Rides

By Austin Cowan Blog Content Contributor In order to have the maximum San Marcos experience, everyone must go on a glass bottom boat tour. Yes, the boats do have glass bottoms. The glass allows people to see straight to the bottom of Spring Lake to see hundreds of springs at the bottom. It truly is miraculous to see […]

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Bobcat Radio, Sports

Bobcat Radio Discusses NBA Draft Picks

KTSW Sports   On this edition of Bobcat Radio, Jason Harris, Miracle Robinson and Eddie Lerma break down the comings and goings of players on your favorite Texas teams. Find out what they think about the draft picks made by each team, as well as who they think may end up going where in free agency.

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San Maximum, Web Content

San Maximum: Picnicking on the Fourth of July

By Austin Cowan Blog Content Contributor  The Fourth of July is one of the few days of the year when us Americans put aside our differences and enjoy just being Americans. BBQ, fireworks and American flags are some of the ways we Americans celebrate our countries independence on the Fourth of July. But the Fourth of […]

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Bobcat Radio, Sports

Bobcat Radio Talks Bobcat Football

KTSW Sports   From beginning to end, the crew of Jason Harris, Miracle Robinson and Eddie Lerma break down the 2016 Football schedule for Texas State, and make their “Way Too Early but Necessary” win/lost predictions for the ‘Cats. Find out who they think Texas State could upset and which games the Bobcats need to […]

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San Maximum, Web Content

San Maximum: Kayaking

By Austin Cowan Blog Content Contributor If a person desires to get the maximum San Marcos experience, than kayaking the river is a must. The water is crystal clear, and stays at a constant cool temperature year round. During the summer the river is flowing with tubers floating the river, snorkelers and families barbecuing their favorite choice of […]

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Awareness Is Key To Protecting Rare Species In San Marcos River

By Jairo Devora News Reporter Originally published on March 31, 2016. The Texas Blind Salamander is native to our town of San Marcos, specifically to the San Marcos pool of the Edward’s Aquifer. It has adapted to living in water underground, has no eyes, little to no skin pigment and external gills to extract oxygen from the water. […]

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Web Content

How to Rise to The Top in Your Career

By Amanda Hill Blog Content Contributer Pursuing your vision of success “If you could be anything in the world, what would you be?” This is a question we have been asked practically since kindergarten. Some of us have diverted from that image of ourselves, while others strive to achieve that image. No matter what we wish to […]

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Changes on I-35 Ramps in San Marcos

By Amanda Forbes News Reporter The Texas Department of Transportation is making changes to the I­-35 entrance and exit ramps on the north end of San Marcos. A new northbound exit ramp to River Ridge Parkway will be built and the existing northbound entrance ramp will be relocated. The northbound frontage road between River Ridge Parkway and Loop […]

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