Lori Fradkin


Texas History 101

Nominating presidential candidates in Texas seems like
conventional wisdom for Republicans, but so far it’s
happened only twice.

Texas Tidbits

Four notable stadiums in Texas have hosted professional
football over the years.

Great Divide

Executive editor S.C. Gwynne on the controversy among
Episcopal leaders and the future of the Anglican Church.

Going for the Gold

Photographer Michael O’Brien, who took portraits of
Olympic hopefuls for “The Magnificent Seven,” discusses
how to get the perfect pose.

Cave Clan

As Natural Bridge Caverns celebrates forty years since its
dedication, its patron family looks back on three
generations of cave life.

Texas History 101

From World War II to Operation Iraqi Freedom, Fort Hood
has remained a stalwart structure in U.S. military history.

World View

Executive editor Mimi Swartz on Texas bashing and the
return of the cowboy stereotype.

New School

Garza High School principal Vicki Baldwin talks about the
daily assault on public education, President George W.
Bush’s No Child Left Behind policy, and what a non-
traditional school like Garza has to offer kids.

Land Rover

Scott Cohen, the executive chef at La Mansion del Rio
Hotel, in San Antonio, puts a Texas twist on
Provençal cooking.

Texas Tidbits

The Olympics bring fame to medal winners, but
sometimes the luster fades and names are forgotten.
Here’s a list of a few Texas-born sports heroes who may
not have made it on your radar screen.

Grieving Process

Writer-at-large Cecilia Ballí, who wrote this month’s feature “The Unknown Soldier”, discusses reporting a story about death and the need for media sensitivity.

Texas History 101

Sul Ross State University may be small in size, but its commitment to education has been grand.