Emily McCullar on hunting's place in her life, plus a tour through her glossary of hunting terms.
Leif Reigstad talks about his latest feature for Texas Monthly, about the killing of Buck Birdsong's calves.
Texas Monthly's executive editor talks about his August feature tracing Schlitterbahn’s decades-long rise to its current perilous position.
Listen to the first episode of our new series, which takes you into the minds of some of Texas Monthly's great writers and editors.
Public school parents with special-ed kids often find themselves squaring off against school districts and the taxpayer-funded lawyers who protect them.
in a state known for austerity, how can Texas's largest cities be nearly broke?
As a new legislative session begins, can lawmakers come together to help the abused and neglected kids in foster care?
After Trump’s stunning win, Texas’s Republican leaders still face a critical choice.
Despite the governor’s rhetoric, welcoming refugees is the Texas thing to do.
With protectionism sweeping the nation, let’s recall why NAFTA has been so good for Texas.
On the heels of tragedy, community policing in Dallas remains as valuable as ever.
Fifty years after the Tower shooting, the University of Texas is finally honoring the victims. What took so long?
Too many Texas schools are failing, yet our elected officials would rather discuss who’s using which toilet.
They are successful, visionary, and humble. If only we could say the same for our presidential candidates.
Texas’s recent primary season offers a blueprint for how the Republican party could reform itself in the post-Trump era.
Mimi Swartz discovers the Texas she remembers in a small cafe in Cisco.
Texas politics is starting to look a lot like national politics. And that’s not good for the state.
Houston greets its new mayor, Sylvester Turner, with a host of big-city problems.
Our governor should not be afraid of Syrian refugees.
Our junior senator is rising in the polls, but what is his real message?
What the story of Ahmed Mohamed and his clock tells us about our culture of hysteria.
The scandal isn’t Ken Paxton’s alleged crimes. It’s that he was elected in the first place.
The hard truth behind police misconduct in Prairie View and McKinney.
Pamela Colloff writes about the first prosecutor to be disbarred under a new law in Texas.
After the deadly shoot-out in Waco, what do the Bandidos want? To be left alone.
Paul Burka bids farewell to Texas Monthly—and wonders what happened to the Texas he once knew.
Mimi Swartz on what Houston’s fractious mayoral race says about the city.
Skip Hollandsworth drills into the surprising (and not so surprising) fortunes of Denton’s anti-fracking ballot measure.
The perils of prediction.