Skip Hollandsworth on big hair, Gary Cartwright on the Balinese Room, Patricia Sharpe on Fritos, and Pamela Colloff on the bandits of the century.
December 1, 1999 | Feature
On November 18, 1999, at 2:42 a.m., the most passionately observed collegiate tradition in Texas—if not the world—came crashing down. Nearly sixty people were on top of the Texas A&M Bonfire when the million-pound structure collapsed, killing twelve, wounding dozens more, and eventually leading to the suspension of the ninety-year-old ritual. Now, ten years later, on what would have been Bonfire’s centennial, the Aggies celebrate the history, relive the tragedy, and wrestle over what happens next.
November 1, 2009 | by Pamela Colloff | Feature
When her charitable foundation collapsed amid allegations of mismanagement, the Dallas socialite did the unthinkable: She started a new one.
January 1, 1992 | by Dana Rubin | Feature