• Blogs

    January 7, 2013

    Thank Heaven: 7-Eleven Returning to Houston

    I am barely old enough to remember 7-Eleven, which departed the Houston market in the 1980s following the Dallas-based company's financial decline in that decade, but I remember the stores being awesome. Since it left the southern part of the state, 7-Eleven has mushroomed into a multi-national cor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2009

    Pumpkin Pie Blizzard at Dairy Queen

    J.C. Reid​On a recent drive through central Texas in search of unknown barbecue finds, my friend and newbie food explorer Alison chimed in from the back seat as we drove through the small town of Smithville, Texas. "Hey, did you guys see that Dairy Queen sign back there? It said 'Pumpkin Pie B ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2009

    Social Distortion: Getting Off the Grid in Texas, Sorta Kinda

    ​You've probably heard the expression "getting off the grid" more times than you can shake a BlackBerry at.  These days, completely eliminating yourself from civilization (temporarily, mind you; for other self-removals, please see here immediately) is a task almost exclusively reserved ... More >>

  • News

    May 22, 2003

    The Cauldron Bubbles Over

    Credibility just went down for UST officials -- and up for its campus paper

  • News

    July 1, 1999

    Full Contact Paddling

    Safari tests brains, strength, endurance and the willpower to persevere when you're puking out of your boat. And pissing in it.

  • Film

    May 28, 1998

    Irony Deficient

    Hope Floats stays shallow