Priscilla Slade

  • Music

    March 7, 2013

    The New Crusaders

    TSU restarts its jazz program, tapping into the talents of the fabled Joe Sample and kids looking for a place to play.

  • Blogs

    March 6, 2013

    Cover Story: Joe Sample Attempts to Bring TSU Back to Relevancy

    Teaching jazz at Texas Southern University was probably the last thing on the mind of Joe Sample when the Phillis Wheatley High School graduate returned to his native Houston after tearing it up in Los Angeles for 40 years. But Sample, who left TSU in 1958 with members of the Jazz Crusaders -- whi ... More >>

  • Music

    January 5, 2012

    All That Jazz

    Critics say KTSU has lost its listeners, not to mention its soul, by ditching its cutting-edge music and many of its veteran DJs.

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2009

    It's Turkey-Lurkey Time, As Burt Bacharach Would Say

    ​November brings with it Thanksgiving, which in turn brings with it the annual Houston Press accounting of the Turkeys of the Year here in Houston.Last year was easy, of course: any year that includes the e-mail antics of District Attorney Chuck Rosenthal is pretty much a no-brainer. When a year i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2008

    Vindication Time For The TSU Three

    “Vindicated.” That’s how former TSU student Justin Jordan said he felt an hour after hearing that he and two other former students at the college won their federal lawsuit against the university earlier today. “I was very happy,” says Jordan. “It proves that if you stand up for what y ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2008

    Priscilla Slade and TSU Still making News

    We're not sure why, but Texas Southern's flamboyant, fabulous, free-spending and non-felonious former president Priscilla Slade is back in the news. Several media outlets around the country have picked up a recent AP report that essentially recounts Slade's luxurious lifestyle and how the criminal ... More >>

  • News

    December 6, 2007
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    November 29, 2007

    Priscilla Slade and the TSU Three

    Spurred on by a fellow student's death, Oliver Brown, William Hudson and Justin Jordan ran a gauntlet on their way to bring down a president

  • News

    November 22, 2007

    2007 Turkeys of the Year

    Priscilla Slade is the biggest gobbler of them all

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2007

    This Just In: Mistrial for Priscilla Slade

    After deliberating for five straight days, jurors in the trial of former Texas Southern University president Priscilla Slade just could not come to a decision. So, on Friday afternoon the judge granted the defense a mistrial For three days in a row, the jury wrote in notes to the court that they we ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2007
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    September 27, 2007
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    August 30, 2006
  • Blogs

    August 11, 2006

    Wild on TSU!

    Jack London couldn't drop this kind of smack. If you can't get enough of the continuing saga at Texas Southern University (we mean more than just dish on ousted prez Priscilla Slade), there's a site for you. And it ain't for the easily offended, especially if you can't handle a liberal use of the ... More >>

  • News

    March 17, 2005

    Books, Bullets and Guns

    TSU was failing in campus safety long before Ashley Sloan was gunned down

  • News

    February 17, 2005

    News to Use

    A Pearland guy causes a Beltway firestorm

  • News

    March 11, 1999

    Storming the Ramparts

    TSU struggles on as insiders battle detractors both within and outside the school's front gates