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  • Taking time out for exercise pays in spades

    Taking time out for exercise pays in spades
    I don't know any Joneses, and if I did I wouldn't waste my time trying to keep up with them. Not on pointless things like the price of my car, color of my lawn or size of my TV, at least. I do like to compete on the size of my belly though, in that...
  • UT campus threat rattles Longhorn parents

    UT campus threat rattles Longhorn parents
    Gino Guzman got a sinking feeling when his daughter called from the University of Texas campus to tell him that she was evacuating.  “I just had to say a quick prayer and hope that it was a hoax,” Guzman said from the Dallas high rise,...
  • Y'all Listen Up: Texas Twang Might Be Fading Away

    Y'all Listen Up: Texas Twang Might Be Fading Away
    Texans are proud of a lot of things: their football, their barbecue, their history.  So it goes without saying Texans are also proud of their accent.  But new research out of the University of Texas at Austin says the Texas twang is fading away. The...
  • Services Held for Victims of Colorado Theater Shooting

    Services Held for Victims of Colorado Theater Shooting
    AURORA, Co. -- They laughed, they cried, they celebrated a young life lost too soon. Those attending Jessica Ghawi's memorial service Saturday at a San Antonio church heard numerous adjectives describing the hockey fan and aspiring sports broadcaster....
  • About Peter Bober

    About Peter Bober
    Mayor Peter J. M. Bober, a lifelong resident of Hollywood, was born in Miami. He is the youngest Mayor to serve in Hollywood’s long history and is the City’s first elected official of Hispanic background (Cuban).  He was elected Mayor in...
  • Grant Park chorus master readies singers for a busy festival summer

    Grant Park chorus master readies singers for a busy festival summer
    Having rolled out some pretty heavy artillery to mark the 50th anniversary of the Grant Park Chorus and other musical milestones last summer, what will the 2013 Grant Park Music Festival do for an encore? Quite a bit, as it turns out. Almost every...
  • Court Should Uphold Race Factor In College Admissions

    The U.S. Supreme Court will soon announce its decision in a case that could affect diversity on college campuses nationwide. Given the compelling reasons why diversity is critical on our campuses, the court should uphold its previous decisions that...
  • Philipp Meyer on "The Son"

    Philipp Meyer on "The Son"
    In "The Son," Philipp Meyer's sprawling multigenerational saga about a powerful Texas family, the author harvests the state's sad, passionate, often violent history, from its origins as an embattled republic to its present-day condition as an arid...
  • WSU volleyball team to play in Sweet 16 today

    WSU volleyball team to play in Sweet 16 today
    Yes Southern Cal is ranked number four in the nation and Wichita State is not ranked. But both teams are in the same situation when they take the court at Gregory Gym on the University of Texas campus on Friday. Win and advance to the volleyball version...
  • Cornell Museum at Rollins wins prestigious grant

     Cornell Museum at Rollins wins prestigious grant
    The Cornell Fine Arts Museum at Rollins College has been awarded an Interpretive Fellowship at Art Museums from the Samuel H. Kress Foundation. The museum is one of only seven recipients nationwide given this honor; the others are the Metropolitan...
  • Robert Langford Montgomery, Jr.

    Robert Langford Montgomery, Jr.
    ROBERT LANGFORD MONTGOMERY, JR. 1927-2013 Robert Langford Montgomery, Jr., Harvard ’50 mcl, Ph.D. ’56 died on February 26, 2013 in Newport Beach, CA. A navy veteran of World War II, he was a professor of English and Comparative Literature at...
  • Bronzeville among city sites seeking Obama library

    Bronzeville among city sites seeking Obama library
    The site where Michael Reese Hospital once stood isn't much to look at, just a 37-acre swath of overgrown land in Bronzeville, behind a shoddy chain-link fence. Developers are itching to build a casino or perhaps a sports entertainment complex on the...