After 1,661 days (and counting) of immersion in the Houston music scene, a look back.
Brittanie SheyThe Federal Communications Commission announced today it has approved the sale of Rice University student station KTRU's (91.7 FM) broadcast license and signal tower to the University of Houston System, which plans to change the free-form format to classical music and fine-arts ... More >>
Rocks Off has been counting down the top local music stories of the year. Before this came the Lightnin' Hopkins historical marker, Meridian imbroglio, Fitzgerald's sale and Trae vs. The Box. Brittanie SheyRocks Off wrote a lot of words about Rice University's pending sale of KTRU (91.7 FM) ... More >>
Earlier today, activist group Friends of KTRU filed its opposition to the responses to its Petition to Deny the sale of the station's FM frequency (91.7), broadcast tower and FCC rights from Rice University to the University of Houston System. UHS plans to convert 91.7 from the largely studen ... More >>
Photos by Marc BrubakerFormer KTRU station manager Tag Borland"Your frequency is gone." It was a statement that certainly didn't make Rice alum and former KTRU Station Manager Tag Borland any friends on Thursday evening. But his pragmatic outlook is probably the most important point of view ... More >>
Photos by Chris GrayThe atmosphere before Monday's meeting resembled a study hall without the books.Still stunned, confused and exhausted from the news that Rice University had agreed to sell the terrestrial broadcast rights and capabilities of its largely student-staffed radio station KTRU ( ... More >>
A fired UH prof sues in a student crusade for -- of all things -- geography
When the UH leader fired back atsex-bias accusers, did he shoot himself in the foot?
Beset by budget problems, bereft of substantive local programming, Channel 8 finds itself at a crossroads. Perhaps it's time to put the "public" back into Houston Public Television.
Funding is down. Faculty is fleeing. And 50 professors are in semi-open revolt. Is the University of Houston on an irrovocable slide toward mediocrity?