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 >>
>Man douses self with liquid from a gas can in front of 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 >>
With little in the way of penalties, illegal gambling operations flourish in Houston.
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 >>
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 >>
The wild ride of the teen who became a front-seat witness to her father's killing
UH faculty discontent targets the controversial provost
September 17 - 23, 1998