Depending on your point of view, the firing of Mike Leach, Texas Tech’s controversial football coach, was about the state of football (the sport has gone soft), concussions (they are a potentially life-threatening condition), or celebrity meddling (Craig James was a helicopter dad). But is it possible that Leach has no one to blame but himself?
On March 31, 1995, South Texas came to a standstill as the shocking news spread that the hugely popular Tejano singer Selena Quintanilla Perez had been shot and killed in Corpus Christi. Fifteen years later, the people who knew Selena best recall the life and devastating death of a star who touched us all.
If you’re a half shell fanatic like me, you’ll be just as alarmed as I was to hear that oystermen in Galveston Bay—the source of some of the country’s most delicious mollusks —are still struggling to make it after Hurricane Ike.
Every year thousands of women are smuggled into the United States and forced to work as prostitutes. Many of them end up in Houston, in massage parlors and spas. Most of them will have a hard time ever getting out.
How the Citizens United decision could spell doom for democracy in Texas.
Can new research predict which soldiers will suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder—and which won’t?
They say you can’t go home again—especially when pretty much your entire family has moved away.
Ranch dreams; misbegotten handicapped parking placards; nonsensical-sounding Texas sayings; and what to do about a squirrel-hating, BB gun–toting elderly neighbor with a happy trigger finger.
Alan Graham on caring for the homeless.
Dallas entrepreneur Ray Washburne has two passions: restaurants and real estate.
Nineteen blocks of culture and creativity breathe life into the north side of downtown.
Horton Foote’s bountiful last act.