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May 3, 2021

Right Place, Right Time

As the worldwide coronavirus pandemic has been unfolding, Dr. Emily Brunson of Texas State University’s expertise in vaccine decision-making, health crisis communication, and access to healthcare have launched her onto the international stage. But despite the research and blueprints that Dr. Brunson and her colleagues have created to help lower…

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April 22, 2021

Why the 806 Ranks High on Your List

As you begin your search for where next to call home, much like Lubbock’s recent standings in a variety of topics, the “Hub City” should be at the top of your list. We already know why Lubbock is a highly esteemed city but let us share a few notable accolades…

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April 12, 2021

The Big Solve

St. Mary’s University faculty and staff tackle society’s biggest challenges…

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March 25, 2021

Texas Country Can Trace Its Roots to Texas Tech

If you’re a kid growing up in Lubbock, or if you’re a kid like Wade Bowen, who grew up in San Marcos but came to Texas Tech to go to school, all of a sudden, you’ve got a hall pass to be a musician. That’s a key element in any…

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March 19, 2021

Celebrating Selena

Selena Quintanilla was a Texas icon—a beloved, Grammy-winning artist who touched millions in life and continues to inspire people around the world. As her fiftieth birthday approaches, the writers we’ve gathered to celebrate her are part of a generation of Latinos who came of age after her heyday. …

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March 3, 2021

The Game Changer

Working with NASA, Texas State research professor Araceli Martinez Ortiz leads a team of researchers and educators who develop systemic programs that are changing STEM education in Texas and beyond, helping underserved students reach for the stars.

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January 1, 2021

Top Texas Winery

Messina Hof Winery in Bryan, Texas, was named the Top Texas Winery at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™ 2021 Rodeo Uncorked! International Wine Competition held Nov. 13-15 at NRG Center in Houston.

The Culture |
December 16, 2020

The Seven Ages of Barry Corbin

Barry Corbin got a funny look in his eye. “All the world’s a stage,” he intoned, leaning forward and peering at me, “and all the men and women merely players.” His deep, familiar drawl followed the cadence of Shakespeare’s words. “They have their exits and their entrances, / And each man…

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September 18, 2020

Bulleit Bar Skills: Add Some Swagger to Your Next Cocktail

The bars might still be closed, but Bulleit’s Frontier Fund is helping to keep bartenders pouring. In Bulleit’s #BulleitBarSkills content series, bartenders across the country share unique cocktail recipes and core skills to make perfect bourbon cocktails at home.

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June 24, 2020

The Pandemic Has Changed Everything

Will we finally expand health-care access? Will dating go old-school? Can renewables jump-start the economy? And are takeout margaritas here to stay? The novel coronavirus has disrupted our lives in unprecedented ways. But it’s not all bleak. We asked economists, health care workers, science fiction writers, wildcatters, and restaurateurs to…

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January 17, 2020

Escape to La Cantera Resort & Spa

Located just minutes from San Antonio’s finest shopping, dining, and entertainment – there’s no better place to escape this spring than atop one of the highest hills in San Antonio. Whether you indulge in the award winning Loma de Vida spa & Wellness, or delve into…

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January 16, 2020

Meet the 2019 Bourbon Brawl Finalist from Dallas: Hugo Osorio

Unless you’ve got a trained palate and years of whiskey drinking experience under your belt, you might be a little bit confused by the tasting notes for Garrison Brothers Small Batch Bourbon. 2019 Bourbon Brawl Finalist Hugo Osorio describes the experience of drinking Garrison Brothers as somewhat ever-evolving.

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October 2, 2019

Saving Lives in Tomorrow’s War, Today

In the next big military conflict, experts expect heavy casualties on battlefields from which quick medical evacuation may be impossible. Whether wounded Americans live or die will depend on work happening now in Texas.

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September 18, 2019

The New Texas History

Stephen Harrigan’s ’Big Wonderful Thing’ sweeps away decades of mythmaking. Are we ready to remember the Alamo—and the Texas Rangers and the Civil War—differently?…