September 2013 Issue

Features

West, TX

The Line of Fire

When flames erupted at the West Fertilizer Company plant, the members of the local volunteer fire department pulled on their bunker gear and jumped in their trucks, just like they always do.

Columns

Touts

Reporter

6 Things You’ll Be Talking About in September

1. I’m Gonna Git You, Soccer The intense rivalry between the two North American powerhouses of men’s soccer, the United States and Mexico, will be renewed September 10 in Columbus, Ohio, in a crucial qualifying match for next summer’s World Cup. After years of struggle against its more established opponent,

Miscellany

Editor's Letter

Why We Put Johnny Football on Our Cover

By nine p.m. Eastern Standard Time on the second Saturday in December last year, we knew exactly who would be on the cover this month. That was the night that Johnny Manziel became the first freshman ever to win the Heisman Trophy. As soon as the holidays were over, we began

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