Recap: College Radio Day

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By Madison Tyson
Staff Photographer

On Friday, Nov. 4 from 12:00 a.m.-11:59 p.m., a full 24 hours, KTSW participated in College Radio Day. Hundreds of college radio stations around the world went live on-air the entire day. KTSW broadcasted from the Trinity building on Texas State University’s campus with a packed schedule of DJs and specialty shows. As a part of the big day, KTSW also put on Laugh Tracks, an event from 8:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m. at George’s in the LBJ Student Center, that had performances by comedians, Jack Neil and Jared McCorkl and DJ Vannah B in between sets.

As the prime time of College Radio Day came around, Other Side Drive live-streamed the show on the KTSW Facebook page, because they wanted to change it up a bit so the listeners could see the faces behind the voices they always hear. The comment feed on the live-stream practically became a…

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Rap Takes Over at Underground Excellence

Woah who’s that DJ in the back? He looks familiar….

KTSW 89.9

By Madison Tyson
Photographer

These photos were taken at Underground Excellence presented by The Cypher at KTSW. The event occurred on Friday October 21, 2016 from 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. at Wake the Dead Coffee House in San Marcos. The night was comprised of hip-hop and rap performances by Shelly Knicks, Nat Plastic, GQ Marley, VYBZ and Henny Caesar.

When arriving to Underground Excellence, there was an overall vibe of support and genuine interest for emerging local hip-hop and rap artists. KTSW members got to see their hard work and dedication come together. The event attracted all different types of people, which created a sense of community through the Texas State and San Marcos community. I loved watching the crowd react to the performers different styles and seeing what groups of people came and went for each performer. As the night went on, the air got colder and created…

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