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  • Errant Plays, Bad Calls Leave UConn Sidelined

    No living person could explain what happened to the sports programs of the University of Connecticut in the last six months. It would take John Milton, who was so good with rebel angels being "hurled headlong flaming from the ethereal sky / With hideous...
  • A woman's fantasies and fears take wing in 'Amelia'

    It's heartening to see area college and university music programs taking up the slack with respect to significant recent American operas Chicago's professional opera companies have ignored. A little more than a week ago, student singers and orchestra...
  • The affirmative case for reforming academic debate

     
    One of the first and most arresting images in Debra Tolchinsky’s documentary “Fast Talk” is of a young man literally foaming at the mouth — trying so hard to say so many words in so little time that he can’t......
  • Barrington author to be honored by Chicago Literary Hall of Fame

     
    Barrington resident and renowned science fiction author Gene Wolfe remembers exactly when it happened, when he knew he was a writer. Living in Ohio with …...
  • James Franco signs publishing deal with Amazon

     
    James Franco, a seemingly unstoppable creative force, will publish his first novel with Amazon's new publishing arm....
  • The Newsfixer: U of H Downtown Parking Meters

    The Newsfixer: U of H Downtown Parking Meters
    The Newsfixer hit’s the streets to stop University of Houston students from getting nickel and dimed. When U of H downtown students went back for fall semester, they got a nasty surprise. The city had slapped stickers on many of the parking...
  • Class Acts: Yates High School

    Class Acts: Yates High School
    The next football team that faces Jack Yates High School in the playoffs might want to keep an eye on James Paul Bryant. A first-team, all-district selection last year with nearly 80 tackles and six sacks, our Class Act of the week, and defensive end,...
  • Yates High School: James Paul Bryant

    Yates High School:<br>James Paul Bryant
    HOUSTON - The next football team that faces Jack Yates High School in the playoffs might want to keep an eye on James Paul Bryant. A first-team, all-district selection last year with nearly 80 tackles and six sacks, our Class Act of the week, and...
  • TALK NOW: Clipping coupons for grocery store savings

    TALK NOW:  Clipping coupons for grocery store savings
    Everyone knows coupons can save you money at the store.  But some people are taking it to the extreme, buying hundreds of dollars worth of groceries for just a few bucks.   When Tiffany Ivanosky goes grocery shopping, there's always a clean up on...
  • Home grown astronaut

    Home grown astronaut
    What’s cooler than being an astronaut? Shannon Walker is the first native Houstonian astronaut to launch into space, and she’s back home speaking to students at the University of Houston about her 163-day voyage at the International Space...
  • How much alcohol do college students drink?

    How much alcohol do college students drink?
    The University of Houston is involved in a study to find out just how much alcohol college students drink. The 5 year study, starting in January and granted for $2.8 million by the National Institutes of Health, will follow drinking statistics from 2,...
  • Entrepreneur, students' tribute to the late Steve Jobs

    Entrepreneur, students' tribute to the late Steve Jobs
    You don't have to be a tech fanatic to appreciate Steve Jobs. Brenda Melger, a business student at the University of Houston, painted a 4 by 4 portrait of Jobs in less than 20 minutes. She came up with the idea after she was given an assignment by her...