By Allison Schroeder Web Content Assistant Manager When you watch Instagram reels and hear a familiar song or watch a movie and see something that takes you down memory lane, you might wonder what triggers nostalgia. Or, when you experience a … Continue reading What Can Trigger Nostalgia or Déjà vu?
By Allison SchroederWeb Content Contributor I started watching “American Idol” when I was around 10 years old. The first season I watched from the beginning to the end was season 10, the season with “American Idol” contestants Scotty McCreery, Lauren … Continue reading My Ideal Top Three “American Idol” Contestants
By Allison SchroederWeb Content Contributor It is the middle of our spring semester. You might feel like you have run out of motivation, are overwhelmed by assignments and life, are easily irritated by simple things, or maybe, feel exhausted even … Continue reading Mid-Semester Burnout
By Melanie SalazarWeb Content Contributor I used to wholeheartedly believe that everything happened for a reason; I was good at it too. I could see all the small inconveniences in my life, like having to take an alternate route because … Continue reading Maybe It Didn’t Happen For A Reason
By Lea MercadoWeb Content Contributor As winter storm Uri left many Texans without power, water, or a place to stay, HOME Center responded to a community needing them the most. The acronym HOME embodies the nonprofit’s core mission of homeless … Continue reading KTSW Loves: HOME Center of Central Texas
By Lea MercadoWeb Content Contributor San Marcos is a quaint college city where activities consist of going to Sewell Park to read, swim, practice yoga with the “Sun God” or going down to the Square with friends. But our activities … Continue reading Places I Drive Through to Feel Something
By Allison SchroederWeb Content Contributor Long-distance relationships are often seen as taboo and written off as something that isn’t doable, especially in college, but they are. In the times of COVID-19, long-distance relationships are becoming more prominent and challenging due … Continue reading Long-Distance Relationships are Doable during COVID-19
By Melanie Love SalazarWeb Content Contributor New Year’s Resolutions tend to be considered a hate or love topic. If you ask someone whether they have made any, it seems they do one of two things; some tell you they do … Continue reading New Year’s Resolutions: What Turned People Against Them?
By Rachael GerronWeb Content Contributor Houseplants add so much life and color to a living space and have become super trendy recently. Most people personify their plants by giving them names, but I thought ‘why not take it a step … Continue reading The Zodiac Signs as Houseplants
By Jernice KelleyWeb Content Contributor It seems like every other day someone is meeting the love of their life – at least the lucky ones are. Finding a life partner or soulmate isn’t easy for everyone, let alone keeping our … Continue reading The Complexity of Relationships and Dating
By Rachael GerronWeb Content Contributor You may have noticed over the past few weeks that brown butterflies have been following you to class, or you may have even found some stuck to your car’s windshield. This is due to a … Continue reading Butterflies over San Marcos
By Rachael GerronWeb Content Contributor Astrology is a subject that has always piqued my interest and fascinated me. I even told my high school chemistry teacher that I thought astrology should be considered a science. He did not agree with … Continue reading Perfect Playlist for Your Astrological Sign
By Rachael GerronWeb Content Contributor Texas State’s Service-Learning Program offers students an engaging, hands-on way to learn about a subject while contributing to the San Marcos community. Our campus has 45 service-learning classes and over 1,000 students in the program. … Continue reading What is Service-Learning and is it Right for You?
By Rachael GerronWeb Content Contributor Despite what you might think, college radio is so much more than a few DJ’s sitting in a room playing local indie bands and talking about college sports. While that may have been the case … Continue reading There is a Place for You at KTSW
By Rachael GerronWeb Content Contributor The Coronavirus has impacted all of our lives in different ways and at different magnitudes. The new dramatic comedy, “Love in The Time of Corona,” highlights different struggles people are experiencing during the pandemic in … Continue reading “Love In the Time of Corona”: Season 1 Review
By Jernice Kelley Web Content Contributor For as long as I can remember, I have struggled with my body image and the insecurities that stem from that. When I transitioned to a different phase of my life, my body rapidly changed … Continue reading Healthy Mind & Body
By Andie MauWeb Content Contributor Horror is, no doubt, one of the most underrated genres in film, and I would argue it’s the best. While it’s not for everyone, horror presents unique opportunities for storytelling that are yet to be … Continue reading 3 Reasons Horror is The Genre of The Future
By KTSW Executive Staff Each year, KTSW holds an awards night for its staff during the last staff meeting. Unfortunately, because of the COVID-19 pandemic, KTSW was unable to award its staff members with well-deserved accolades. Still, the team of … Continue reading KTSW Staff Awards: Spring 2020
By Timia Cobb Web Content Contributor She jumped out of bed in a rush to get ready for school. She threw on her favorite band t-shirt, pairing it with a long sleeve shirt underneath. She completed the outfit with her … Continue reading In the Land of Quirky and Different
By Brittany Anderson Assistant Web Content Manager Everyone, give yourself a pat on the back: we finally made it through the dark winter months and can now enjoy the sunset later and longer. March 8 officially marked the time change, … Continue reading Spring Forward