Meet Toribio Romo, the patron saint of immigrants.
What’s the deal with the border fence? Are green cards really green? How many undocumented immigrants live in Texas? Any more questions?
Depending on who you are and how you feel about immigration and cultural change, the image on this page is either no big deal, mildly provocative, or highly controversial. The original painting on which it’s based, American Gothic, by Grant Wood, is one of the most famous in the world.
And the question on everyone’s mind is: Does TCU deserve a shot at the BCS title game?
The Texas Rangers may not have won the World Series, but it was a year fans will never forget.
Brian Crumley hopped on a plane to Europe to find the expressive voice he thought he had lost. The photographer spent three months traveling from city to city, soul-searching. Little did he know a purchase of two scarves would forever change his life.
CBS’s 48 Hours fills in the final chapters of the notorious Matt Baker.
Recipe from Nosh Euro Bistro, Dallas.
What’s different about this Rangers team that earned them their first trip to the World Series? Everything.
Your unofficial playbook for watching college football in Texas during the weekend of October 23.
After her mother’s death, Mimi Swartz found herself getting to know her father all over again.
Not everyone can claim to be related to a certified saint, but David Dorado Romo can. The author and El Paso native traveled to a tiny town in the Mexican state of Jalisco to learn more about his father’s second cousin, Santo Toribio Romo, and discovered some interesting things about his family—and himself—along the way.
The Democrats will most certainly fight the Republicans over immigration reform legislation this session, but the Republican’s biggest opponents are powerful interests within their own party. Nate Blakeslee talks about grassroot efforts, tea party champions, and why immigration has become one of the most important issues facing our state.
Read an excerpt from the new book by Bill Broyles and Mark Haynes.
On their new book, Desert Duty: On the Line With the U.S. Border Patrol.
For eighteen years Anthony Graves insisted that he had nothing to do with the gruesome murder of a family in Somerville. That’s exactly how long it took for justice to finally be served.
Wheat was born in Pasadena and grew up near Cuero. After graduating from college and the Texas Game Warden Training Center, he was stationed in Tyler County for five years before transferring to Ochiltree and Hansford counties in 1996. He lives in Perryton. I credit my dad with my love…
The Biscuit Brothers on teaching kids about music.
The actor shows us some of his memorabilia.
1. Olde Towne General Store After learning about Nacogdoches’s colorful past at the visitors center across the street, stop in at this down-home deli for sustenance. The chalk-board menus list appetizing offerings—corned beef sandwiches, deviled eggs, loaded baked potatoes topped with barbecue sauce—that’ll bring you back to your grandma’s kitchen.
The best TV show you’ll never see.
Jeff Dunham speaks for himself.
A new album by Elizabeth McQueen.
A collection of collaborations.
On collaborating with Rhymefest and Kanye West and more.
Van Ditthavong, David Dorado Romo, and John Phillip Santos.
Quarterback Sneaks While Bryan Curtis’s piece on Texas quarterbacks sure got me in the mood for some pom-poms and pigskin, missing among the photos was former Stephenville High and University of Houston gunslinger Kevin Kolb [“Arms Race,” September 2010]. The Philadelphia Eagles QB certainly merits a nod over…
The job of most editors, myself included, is to delight, entertain, surprise, and inform their readers. The majority of the time, when it comes to choosing a cover story, we try to keep the emphasis on the first three, since the other job of most editors, myself included, is to…
In the year since my mother died, I’ve learned a lot of things—like how to spend time with my dad.
An open letter to the greatest cyclist ever.