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Karthik Nemmani
The Best Thing in Texas: A Texan Wins the National Spelling Bee

Jun 1, 2018 By Doyin Oyeniyi

What: The 2018 Scripps National Spelling Bee. Who: Karthik Nemmani, a fourteen-year-old from McKinney. Why It’s So Great: On Thursday night, a Texan took home the championship title from the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Karthick Nemmani, an eighth grader at Scoggins Middle School, knew he…

San Antonio at 300

Apr 13, 2018 By Texas Monthly

A massive urban renewal project that’s reviving the plaza culture. An Alamo fight centuries in the making. Avant-garde Mexican food inspired by Maya trade routes. Three hundred years after the city’s founding, San Antonio might just be the most interesting city in America.