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Tuesday News Rundown (10-21-14)

By Emily Parma Assistant Web Content Manager Texas State’s Alumni Association will be accepting T-shirts and other donations tomorrow for its annual Trade Up Day. Vanessa Baldez, Alumni Association spokesperson, said she encourages all Texas State students to contribute to a good cause.Trade Up Day will be in The Quad on campus from 9-11 a.m.…

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Review: We Are The In Crowd — ‘Weird Kids’

By Harrison Holt  Music Reviewer Artist: We Are The In Crowd Album: Weird Kids Released: Feb. 18, 2014 Label: Hopeless Records, Inc. Website: http://wearetheincrowd.com/ Starting their sophomore album off with a bang, Tay Jardine belts the anthem “Long Live The Kids” that will have all the “weird kids” out there singing for days. We Are The In…

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Review: Dilated Peoples — ‘Directors of Photography’

By Zach Rowley Music Reviewer Artist: Dilated Peoples (Evidence, Rakaa Iriscience, DJ Babu) Album: Directors of Photography Label: Rhymesayers Release date: August 12, 2014 Website: http://dilatedpeoples.com/ Dilated Peoples return after an eight year break to deliver their new album, “Directors of Photography.” Dilated Peoples formed the rap group in the early ’90s and have remained relevant in…

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Review: Spoon — ‘They Want My Soul’

By Jordan Bond Music Reviewer Artist: Spoon Album: They Want My Soul Release Date: Aug. 5, 2014 Label: Loma Vista Website: http://www.spoontheband.com/ Spoon’s “They Want My Soul” is the first to feature new guitarist Alex Fischel. With this new addition, Spoon has ignited their talent once again, after being away from the music scene for four…

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Monday News Rundown (10-20-14)

By Emily Parma Assistant Web Content Manager The Texas Archeological Society is having a public forum during their annual meeting at Embassy Suites Friday . The presentation will be over the Monterrey Shipwrecks. The speakers include Amy Borgens, Texas Historical Commission marin archaeologist, and Frederick Hanselmann, chief underwater archeologist for The Meadows Center for Water…

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‘Telling Amy’s Story’ – A Look Into Domestic Violence

By Emily Parma Assistant Web Content Manager This month is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and to provide a firsthand look into the effects of domestic violence, Texas State’s LBJ Student Center hosted a movie and panel event called “Telling Amy’s Story” last week. “Telling Amy’s Story” is a documentary about the tragic events of an abusive and…