U.S. Army ROTC

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2013

    Astros Outfielder Rick Ankiel Gets A Popcorn Shower (w/ Hilarious Baseball Fan Vids)

    When it comes to your Astros, it's hard to find wide sweeping bliss in a team that's 5-13 with a total payroll of $20 million (not sure if you've heard, but that's $8 million less than Alex Rodriguez makes...BWAHAHA!! Hilarious...). If the early part of the 2013 season is any indicator, it's very ... More >>

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    March 28, 2012

    Ernesto Montemayor: ROTC Instructor Had Sex with Teen Student, Including in the Classroom

    Police have arrested a 56-year old former ROTC instructor at Pasadena High, for repeatedly having sex with a teenaged student. Ernesto Montemayor, a former Marine gunnery sergeant according to reports, was arrested in San Antonio. Court documents filed here in Harris County say that Montemayor had ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2011

    Choking on the Splinters: Couple Sues Restaurant Over Splinter Injury

    Good advice​While everyone has been focused on Japan, a tale of true tragedy has gone unreported -- the tale of Jesus and Cynthia Montalvo of Katy, and of the splinter that very nearly tore their lives apart. In a suit they self-filed in Harris County District Court last week, the Montalvos ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2011

    Katy Couple Sues Restaurant Over a Splinter. Yes, a Splinter

    We could sort of understand if this was the kind of Splinter that was the subject of a lawsuit...​One can only imagine that Texans for Lawsuit Reform will have a field day with the tale of of Jesus and Cynthia Montalvo of Katy, and of the splinter that very nearly tore their lives apart. In a ... More >>

  • News

    July 22, 2010

    Over the Line

    As Mexican drug cartels increasingly recruit American teens as runners, a Sugar Land teen goes across the border and ends up dead.

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2009

    Veteran's Day Parade In Downtown Houston: The Photos

    Photos by Olivia Flores Alvarez​Tanks and other military vehicles came down Smith Street at lunchtime today, along with drill squads and a few political honchos, all part of today's Veteran's Day Parade.Hair Balls was stationed right by the Houston Public Library, not that it was hard to find a sp ... More >>

  • News

    January 24, 2008

    Rotten to the Corps: A Question of Justice at Texas A&M

    Thanks to A& M and a district attorney, two cadets escape punishment for beating in a student's face

  • News

    January 17, 2008

    Back from Iraq with Plenty of Problems

    Paul Miles returned from Iraq needing help with the death in his head. He got prison.

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2006

    But What About Our Aggie Jokes? Quick: Spot the mental giant... Did you know Texas A&M is the fifth best university in the entire country? Yeah, neither did we. That is, until we stumbled across Washington Monthly's Annual College Guide. After years of tearing apart the U.S. News rankings (one of the media's favo ... More >>

  • News

    October 14, 2004
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    September 30, 2004

    KISD Off

    Klein students are on a fast track to expulsion, thanks to a district that's figured a way to get someone else to pick up the tab for alternative education

  • News

    September 2, 2004

    Shooting Star

    Houston’s busiest filmmaker relies on Zen calm — and guerrilla tactics

  • Calendar

    June 19, 2003
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    April 24, 2003
  • News

    February 6, 2003

    Young Guns

    Some are ready to die. Others aren't -- they just want a chance at a better life. But even the most careful of local teens who enlist in 2003 may find their plans for a desk job interrupted by war.

  • News

    January 16, 2003

    Searching for Normal

    At Clements, Muslims push church-and-school issues

  • News

    April 25, 2002

    Rock-A-Baby Bye-Bye

    A state program was supposed to give moms a safe place to drop off unwanted newborns. Then why are so many babies still ending up in the trash?

  • News

    June 28, 2001

    The Transgender Menace Next Door

    She's here. She's queer. The neighbors are used to it.

  • News

    April 5, 2001

    To Be A Geek, A Robot God

    An epic saga of genius, striving, triumph and survival in which our heroes, mere high school students, create truly marvelous mechanical beings, becoming fairly amazing human beings in the process

  • News

    December 2, 1999

    Fatal Attraction

    In the cultlike customs of Texas A&M, tradition is life. Even in death.

  • News

    January 8, 1998

    The Few, The Proud, the Battered

    At Harlingen's Marine Military Academy, the line between discipline and abuse is sometimes as thin as a knife's edge

  • News

    June 15, 1995

    Mad Dog's Demise

    Alan Mabry was a man on a mission. His death last month left friends, colleagues and authorities baffled -- as did his obsessive life.