Joseph Fanelli is a reporting fellow at the Houston Press with an interest in education, crime and eccentric people everywhere.
13 days ago | Education
At this point, Dequerion Sherrard has decided he just won’t look at the calendar. Calendars mean dates and dates mean tests and tests mean enough time to sit and stress about the questions but never enough to actually finish. Like a few weeks ago,...
14 days ago | Books
A happy ending for the Houston Press freelancer turned New York Times-bestselling author.
17 days ago | Bayou City
Outside of the Islamic Da’wah Center in downtown Houston, two groups clashed over a newly installed Library of Islamic Knowledge this past May. Now it appears both groups — the protesters and the counter-protesters — were coaxed there by the same ...
18 days ago | Bayou City
With the Astros World Series championship parade slated for Friday, the Houston Independent School District has announced a district-wide closing of schools on Friday to allow students and staff to attend the celebration. “This is a memorable mome...
20 days ago | Bayou City
After Porfirio Deleon’s house in southeast Houston flooded during Hurricane Harvey, he waited only a few days before applying for disaster relief through the Federal Emergency Management Agency. His family of six couldn’t cram into his sister’s ho...
24 days ago | Sports
We don’t recommend driving downtown this weekend, but if you feel compelled, you should be aware of the road closings that start Friday and last throughout the weekend. The reason? Our amazin' Astros will be playing games three, four and five of t...