Maria Gonzalez

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2014

    Mexican-American Studies Coming Soon to a Houston Classroom Near You (As a Legit School Elective)

    As of this month, Mexican American studies, or MAS (Get it, more?), no longer has to be categorized as an "innovative" course in Texas public schools. It will be an elective, but one viable with classroom texts approved by the state. Two weeks ago the State Board of Education approved a plan to "br ... More >>

  • News

    October 3, 2013

    Desperate Act

    >Man douses self with liquid from a gas can in front of Exxon building.

  • Blogs

    September 27, 2013

    UPDATED: Man Douses Himself With Liquid From a Gas Can Outside Exxon Building

    A man in a suit doused himself with what appeared to be gasoline outside the Exxon building on the corner of Milam Street and Leeland Street at about 5 p.m. Friday. He was sitting on the sidewalk with a small pillow and a large red gas can. Maria Gonzalez was standing on the corner when she saw him ... More >>

  • News

    July 14, 2011

    Game On

    With little in the way of penalties, illegal gambling operations flourish in Houston.

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2011

    Aggies Not Hospitable to Transgender Conference, So It's Coming to UH

    UH seems more welcoming, group says.​The third annual Texas Transgender Nondiscrimination Summit had been scheduled to take place at Texas A&M this summer, but organizers now say, "In the interest of safety for the participants" it will be moved to the University of Houston. A conservative gr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2009

    Family Of Man Found Dead In Pasadena Jail Cell Sues

    Lawyers for the family of Pedro Gonzales, who died while in Pasadena Police Department custody in 2007, today announced a federal lawsuit against the two officers the family says beat Gonzales just hours before his death, Jason Buckaloo and Christopher Jones and the city of Pasadena.At a press confe ... More >>

  • News

    April 8, 2004

    Lindsey's Loss

    The wild ride of the teen who became a front-seat witness to her father's killing

  • News

    April 11, 2002

    Hot Springtime for Sheridan

    UH faculty discontent targets the controversial provost

  • Calendar

    September 17, 1998

    Night & Day

    September 17 - 23, 1998