University of Arizona

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2014

    The First Asteroid of 2014 Hit Earth!

    Those who were anxiously awaiting the big arrival didn't have to wait long. Less than an hour into brand new 2014, Central Standard Time, Asteroid 2014 AA was spotted at the Catalina Sky Survey, Lunar & Planetary Laboratory, University of Arizona streaking across the sky, according to a NASA releas ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 25, 2013

    Unauthorized Immigration Ticks Back Up Nationally (Probably), But Never Went Down in Texas

    Check out this chart from a new study by the Pew Research Center's Hispanic Trends Project. What is this chart telling us? Well, it's telling us that unauthorized immigration is increasing after declining -- mostly likely due to the Great Recession -- from its high in 2007 (12.2 million) to 11.3 mi ... More >>

  • Culture

    May 16, 2013
  • Music

    May 9, 2013

    Distant Relatives

    Houston's Luisa Diaz is NYC rapper Nas's biggest fan, with the tattoos to prove it.

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2013

    Nas' Biggest Fan Lives In Houston, With the Tattoos to Prove It

    Think about your favorite musician for a minute. Do you remember the first time you heard his or her voice? Can you relate each album or song to a different stage or major occurrence in your life? How many times have you seen him or her (or them) in concert, let alone met and engaged them in conver ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2012

    Ranking The 2012 Heisman Finalists According To Music Videos

    Last week in this space, I speculated that the Vegas big board for the 2012 Heisman Trophy winner released back in June, 23 candidates in all, would actually turn out to contain no eventual 2012 finalists. If you go back and look at the list, it didn't take Kirk Herbstreit to figure that out. On M ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2011

    Augie Busch Replaces the Late Mark Taylor as UH Swimming Coach

    Courtesy of the University of Houston Athletic DepartmentAugie Busch becomes UH's fourth swim coach.​Late yesterday afternoon, the University of Houston announced the appointment of Augie Busch as its swimming coach. Busch, the son of USA swimming national team director Frank Busch (a six-time ... More >>

  • Culture

    January 27, 2011
  • Culture

    October 28, 2010
  • News

    July 29, 2010

    ILLEGAL from Terry Greene Sterling

    Read a penetrating chapter from former Phoenix New Times investigative reporter Terry Greene Sterling's book: ILLEGAL: Life and Death in Arizona's Immigration War Zone.

  • News

    June 10, 2010

    Cowboy Down

    Rob Krentz's family talks about the life and death of the murdered Arizona rancher.

  • News

    April 8, 2010

    Third Ward High

    The 2010 Yates championship team proved nobody does it better.

  • Blogs

    July 31, 2009

    Joe Lopez Is Ready for White Linen Night

    ​Joe Lopez says he used to have an inferiority complex. That's hard to believe when you consider that the now outspoken San Antonio-based artist took on the Gallo wine company -- and won! Gallo in English is a family surname. Gallo is Spanish means rooster. Lopez found the rooster image a strong c ... More >>

  • News

    May 28, 2009

    For Their Own Good

    Harris County juveniles certified as adults are jailed in isolation 23 hours a day — without being convicted of a crime.

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2009

    DNA May Track Down Holocaust Survivors In Houston And Elsewhere

    Kaye Marvins PhotograpyThea Singer (left) and her sister Vera BlumDNA technology has helped to identify 9/11 victims, find missing persons and determine paternity. But can it really reunite victims of the Holocaust?Thea Singer has decided it's worth a try.Singer has done just about everything else t ... More >>

  • News

    April 14, 2005

    Who's Your Daddy?

    Track your true identity along a DNA trail left behind by your ancestors

  • Calendar

    May 22, 2003

    My Way

    Stanley Jordan plays his own kind of jazz

  • News

    July 19, 2001

    Pipeline to the Pros

    One of the straightest paths to the NBA begins on the summer hoops circuit. All the kids have to do in return is wear the right shoes.

  • Music

    April 22, 1999

    The Book of James

    Colorful characters fill James McMurtry's Tex-rock sound

  • News

    January 28, 1999
  • Music

    October 23, 1997

    Survival Instinct

    Sisters Morales emerge from hard luck's abyss wiser, if not richer

  • Music

    February 15, 1996

    Devilish Boys

    Are people warming up to the Supersuckers' nasty ways?

  • News

    April 7, 1994

    Aggie Alchemy

    John Bockris was known around Texas A&M as a chemist interested in "weird science." Joe Champion gave him all he could handle.