Mitchell Slapik

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  • 4 years ago

    Ever since the city cited her family for having chickens in their backyard, 7th-grader Isabella Acuña has been speaking to city council members, gathering signatures for a petition and spreading the word on local news segments in an effort ...

  • 4 years ago

    Check out our earlier look at Someecards. The other day I saw a greeting card that said something like "I am so grateful for your undying love. You are beautiful." Disgusting. Luckily we have Someecards to bring us back to reality. We've looked at...

  • 4 years ago

    On Monday, three soccer players took shelter under a tree as storms rolled into Houston's Escondido Sports Center. Unfortunately, that's one of the worst places to be in the event of lightning, which tends to seek out the tallest object in the are...

  • 4 years ago

    Yesterday at Houston's NAACP rally, Vice President Joe Biden gave a well-received speech arguing that a Mitt Romney presidency would hurt the black community. As expected, the audience liked him a lot more than Romney, who got booed during his app...

  • 4 years ago

    Friday's protestSporadic protests over the past couple months in Houston have escalated into calls for a city-wide strike, as janitors claim their managers illegally threatened and harassed them for participating in protests. Since May, janitors h...

  • 4 years ago

    See pictures from Sean Mcgee's trip across America. Since June 7, Houston native Sean Mcgee's been riding an overloaded motorcycle across the U.S. and parts of Canada to retrace a journey laid out by his grandpa about 40 years ago. Along the way, ...


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