Student artist strives for musical success as rapper, entrepreneur
Charles M. Inim
By Andrew Osegi
Charles M. Inim considers himself a musician, an artist, a promoter, an MC and an entertainer. Also know as Charlie, CB or Prince Charles, Inim is a Texas State University student realizing his dream as a local, aspiring rapper with no intent of stopping. Continue reading
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Texas State alumni are making a bang on the national stage
By Callie Gordon ’12
One of Texas State’s biggest points of pride is the diversity exhibited throughout our university. Our student body represents countries from around globe, and we have recently been recognized as a Hispanic Serving Institution.
Whether students come here to pursue success in the business and technology, to mold young minds as teachers, or to discover solutions to global problems, Texas State gives students the tools and knowledge they need to chase their biggest dreams. For some students, this dream involves taking center stage, performing for thousands, mic in hand. Here’s a list of alumni who have made it as professional musicians: Continue reading
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Tagged Burning the Day, Callie Gordon, Cheatham Street Warehouse, El Existential, Grammys, Grupo Fantasma, Jeremiah Sawyer, Randy Rogers Band, Ransom Jack, RUN DMT, San Marcos music, Terri Hendrix, Texas State Alumni, Texas State University, The Canvas Waiting, The Hill Country Gentlemen, This City, Troy Stone, Union of Opposites
Sellers embarks on music world, heads to Texas State’s MR Fest
By Catherine Harper
Roger Sellers (Photo by Jake Marx)
Texas State University grad Roger Sellers says he’s living the dream. With constant tours around the country as a professional musician, Sellers is doing what he loves for a living: traveling and making music.
“There are few people in the world that get to do what they love while traveling,” Sellers says. “Travel is the number one best part of being a musician for me. It’s so fulfilling and changes your entire perspective on life.”
Having graduated from Texas State in May 2011 with a bachelor of general studies degree focusing on music, business and media studies, Sellers has risen to the top all on his own. As the writer, performer, director, producer and engineer of his music — which meshes genres of folk, Americana, electronic and dance — he has expanded his influence from his original scene in San Marcos to the world beyond. Continue reading
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KTSW’s Bookstore Blowout
amps up back-to-school Bobcats
By Catherine Harper
KTSW 89.9 FM, Texas State’s “the other side of radio” station, is hosting the semester-opening “Bookstore Blowout” today from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. with live music and giveaways at the University Bookstore in the LBJ Student Center.
Students that are shopping for textbooks — or stopping by on the way to class — can grab free CDs and posters while listening to live performances, and have the chance to win tickets for upcoming shows hosted by KTSW.
The event features performances by local artists Hunter Jackson, Joe Rice, Ben Zuniga, Halleyuna Finlay, David Booth, Betsy Phillips and Colin Colby.
Check out some photos from the event and see what your fellow Bobcats have to say:
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