17 episodes

In this weekly podcast, follow us as we go more in-depth with the students, faculty, and staff who are behind the different organizations and programs featured in our Instagram video series Try @ TXST, and see what makes Texas State University so unique.

Part of the TXST Podcast Network: https://www.txst.edu/podcast-network.html

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In this weekly podcast, follow us as we go more in-depth with the students, faculty, and staff who are behind the different organizations and programs featured in our Instagram video series Try @ TXST, and see what makes Texas State University so unique.

Part of the TXST Podcast Network: https://www.txst.edu/podcast-network.html

    Try Bee Keeping

    Try Bee Keeping

    If there's one thing we know about bees, it's that we need to save them, but why? On this episode of Try @ TXST, Giselle chats with Christopher Miranda, a member of the Bobcat Buzz club at TXST that specializes in the care, maintenance and education of bees. From their intricate hives to their bee hierarchy, get ready to dive deep into the world of these tiny creatures. 

    • 19 min
    Try Visiting The Wittliff

    Try Visiting The Wittliff

    If TXST has a hidden gem, it'd be The Wittliff Collections. On Alkek's seventh floor, The Wittliff has treasures from Texas history and highlights themes and events of the Southwest. Director of The Wittliff, David Coleman, talks with Giselle about the museum's namesake, its beginnings, and the spirit it brings to our campus. 

    • 29 min
    Try Rock Climbing

    Try Rock Climbing

    When you walk into TXST's Recreation Center, you're immediately greeted by one of the tallest indoor rock walls in Texas. Not only are TXST's students climbing new heights, but so is San Marcos. Giselle sat down with TXST's Rock Climbing president to chat about the sport, what it's like to do it outdoors, and everything that makes it so addicting. 

    • 11 min
    Try Building a Satellite

    Try Building a Satellite

    The TXST physics program has given students the chance to run a Space Lab, and with it, build the first ever manufactured satellite at TXST. Giselle chats with grad student Evan Jellison and senior Matthew Johnson about the Space Lab, physics, building the satellite, and why space is for everyone. 

    • 17 min
    Try Trap and Skeet

    Try Trap and Skeet

    The TXST Trap and Skeet club meets on Fridays out at Freeman Ranch to practice their aim, shoot some clays, and hang out. Safety Officer Hunter Haug and club Secretary Taylor Swanson discuss the intricacies and the simple fun of trap and skeet with Giselle, how to stay focused and calm while holding a gun, and what makes the club feel like a second family. 

    • 13 min
    Try Visiting Alkek One

    Try Visiting Alkek One

    On Alkek Library's first floor you can find a whole world of tech and information completely open to TXST students, staff, and faculty. Andrew Rechnitz and Tyler Davis sit down with Giselle for a conversation about the resources, opportunities, and skills Bobcats can access with Alkek One. 

    • 15 min

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