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Photo Gallery: Best of #TXSTMoveIn

Photo Gallery: Best of #TXSTMoveIn

Jaden Edison, Multimedia Editor

August 29, 2019

Ready or Not Review

Ready or Not Review

Caleb Watkins, Life and Arts Reporter

August 28, 2019

"Ready or Not" was a genuine surprise. I was not prepared for what I would be watching, knowing summer horror movies can be hit or miss. Movies like "Midsommar" and "Brightburn" set the stage for horror this summer. However, I am happy to say, from beginning to end, I thoroughly enjoyed "Ready or Not." This...

Student-run company offers coffee accessibility

Student-run company offers coffee accessibility

Laura Figi

August 28, 2019

  The expanse of Texas State’s hilly campus often tests students physically. While coffee is a hard-won loyalty, it may be pitted against the trek. There are several places to acquire coffee on campus but most are often too far away for students who wish to make it to class on time. BrewBike is a company created by stud...

Five Texas State traditions to anticipate

Five Texas State traditions to anticipate

Brianna Benitez, Life and Arts Reporter

August 27, 2019

At Texas State, traditions provide students with a sense of belonging within the community and encourage individuals to become involved on campus while demonstrating school pride. As the academic year ramps up, here are some annual events worth awaiting. 1. Bobcat Build Each spring semester, student ...

New website builds community around pursuing passion

New website builds community around pursuing passion

Kyle Chitwood, Life and Arts Reporter

August 27, 2019

New website Wezmer features local artists specializing in all mediums and was founded on the idea of developing a supportive community around the aspirations of each artist featured on the website. Mass communication senior Christina Castro and Adrian Perez co-founded and launched Wezmer June 2019. What ...

Student-run company offers coffee accessibility

Student-run company offers coffee accessibility

Laura Figi, Life and Arts Editor

August 27, 2019

The expanse of Texas State’s hilly campus often tests students physically. While coffee is a hard-won loyalty, it may be pitted against the trek. There are several places to acquire coffee on campus but most are often too far away for students who wish to make it to class on time. BrewBike is a company created by stu...

The Art of Racing in the Rain Review

The Art of Racing in the Rain Review

Caleb Watkins

August 27, 2019

"The Art of Racing in the Rain" is an appealing movie to all dog lovers but does not tug on heartstrings like "Marley and Me" or even the classic "Old Yeller." This film takes a different route in the typical dog movie as Kevin Costner, who plays Enzo, narrates the whole movie. The narration may get an...

How to become a proud Bobcat

How to become a proud Bobcat

Brianna Benitez

August 27, 2019

Owning and showcasing Bobcat pride can positively impact students' college experience. Here are a few steps to take in helping to make the most out of time spent at Texas State. 1. Gear upWhen it comes to school spirit, representation is everything. Individuals can proudly show off Texas State by sto...

(Video) #TXSTMoveIn: Parent Edition

(Video) #TXSTMoveIn: Parent Edition

Jaden Edison, Multimedia Editor

August 20, 2019

On the last day of #TXSTMoveIn, we visited Gaillardia and Chautauqua Hall and asked the parents of incoming freshmen to use one word to describe the feeling of their children moving away from home. Here's what those parents had to say. If you enjoy our content and support student media, you can giv...

Texas State students develop cultural awareness during study abroad trips

Texas State students develop cultural awareness during study abroad trips

Brianna Benitez, Life and Arts Reporter

August 15, 2019

Each year, students get the opportunity to escape their comfort zones and surround themselves with different cultures and customs as they take the leap to study abroad. Studying abroad enables students to become familiar with various geographic locations, languages and traditions. Students who study...

REI The Meadows Center teams up with REI Co-op for an informational outdoor experience

REI The Meadows Center teams up with REI Co-op for an informational outdoor experience

Brianna Benitez, Life and Arts Reporter

August 6, 2019

The Meadows Center and REI Outdoor School have partnered to offer environmental learning and outdoor activities at Spring Lake. REI Outdoor School is a series of classes and tours led by outdoor experts that aim to teach outdoor skills and techniques. Classes and tours are held throughout the count...

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