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Happenings: MR Fest 2012

MR Fest takes the local stage
with Texas State’s KTSW 89.9

By Catherine Harper

Every year in April, the San Marcos Square comes alive with the sound of jangling guitars, frantic drumbeats and the shouts of frenzied fans. My Radio Fest — also known as MR Fest — takes the stage once again April 26-28.

MR Fest, a 3-day music, comedy and arts festival now in its fifth year, is sponsored by KTSW 89.9, Texas State’s “Other Side of Radio” station. With 14 venues, 98 artists, a market place and an artist’s village, this year’s MR Fest promises to be bigger than ever before. Continue reading

Texas State Updates: Big weekend at SPJ

University Star, KTSW students
claim awards at regional competition

Texas State students at the University Star and KTSW claimed five first-place finishes at the Society for Professional Journalists Region 8 competition, announced over the weekend.

Each first-place finish advances to the national competition. Texas State also had a number of high finishes in a range of categories in the four-year colleges and universities division.

Here are the Texas State results: Continue reading