Georgetown University

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2013

    Rice No. 7 On List of America's Smartest Universities

    Everyone in Houston knows those kids at Rice are a smart lot. Sure, Valhalla might have a weird dress code issue, but otherwise, it's a nice place with a lot of generally intelligent people. So, it should come as no surprise that Rice University made Lumosity's list of the smartest colleges in Ameri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2013

    The Supremes Want to Hear About Cross-State Air Pollution (Texas Still Doesn't)

    The Supreme Court is all finished with the rulings for this session, but the high court is already looking ahead to the next session, and they're about to take a look at air, as in air pollution. In July 2011, the Environmental Protection Agency finalized the Cross-State Air Pollution Rule, requir ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2013

    Citizens Climate Lobby Wants to Tax Carbons, Cut Everybody Checks

    While President Obama was making a big speech on climate change on Tuesday afternoon at Georgetown University, somewhere in Washington D.C. a lobbyist group was talking with members of Congress, congressional aides and anyone else who would give a listen about the tax the group is lobbying for, a p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2013

    Keystone Pipeline Will Only be Approved if it Won't Make Climate Change Worse

    President Obama made a big speech on climate change on Tuesday afternoon at Georgetown University. He's going to direct the Environmental Protection Agency to draft rules on carbon emissions from power plants, a new round of fuel efficiency requirements for vehicles and a whole bunch of other stuff, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2013

    Planned Parenthood's Sandra Fluke Event Forced Out of Midtown Bar Proof

    Planned Parenthood's quarterly "Cocktails For A Cause" get-together last Tuesday had some extra star power -- Sandra Fluke, the Georgetown University law student famously called a slut by Rush Limbaugh for daring to speak her mind. What the event didn't have was a venue, after the bar that had agree ... More >>

  • Culture

    February 23, 2012

    Power Players

    The feminist artwork on view at the CAMH isn't as dated as it should be.

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2012

    One Year After Woman Gets Masters In The Beatles, We Hunt Down Most Bizarre College Music Courses

    A year ago today, Mary-Lu Zahalan-Kennedy of Ontario became the first person in the world to earn a master's degree in The Beatles. I'm not quite sure what she's doing now, but I do know she could probably kick anyone's ass in Beatles trivia. This little anniversary of her graduation got me think ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2011

    On-Campus Houston Concerts Now Ancient History

    ​ For lots more posters from Hofheinz, see below and our slideshow. Essentially, universities in Houston don't have rock concerts anymore. In fact, pretty much all across America, institutions of higher learning are focusing less on bringing in live entertainment for students and more on bui ... More >>

  • News

    December 17, 2009

    A Quiet Hell

    Thanks to lax enforcement by TCEQ, plants along the Houston Ship Channel launch tons of toxic gases into our air, and face little penalty even when they exceed pollution limits over and over again.

  • News

    February 23, 2006
  • News

    February 16, 2006

    Crossing Lines

    A Houston teenager learns how convictions can lead to convictions

  • News

    July 21, 2005

    Doctor Nice

    Steven Hotze uses a warm, easygoing manner to peddle natural hormones to women, at thousands of dollars a pop. So who cares about credentials or documented results?

  • Film

    November 13, 2003

    Lying Through His Beat

    A dirty journo gets busted in Shattered Glass

  • Calendar

    February 16, 1995