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University of Kansas

  • Blogs

    January 8, 2014

    The Conservative Thought Police Hits Kansas

    One of conservatives' favorite rhetorical tropes is to criticize the "liberal elite." Birthed largely by Barry Goldwater and George Wallace, it was perfected by Nixon. Spiro Agnew, Nixon's attack dog/Vice-President made references to the coastal elite, a red-meat line in his speeches. Necessarily i ... More >>

  • Music

    September 26, 2013

    Sigh No More

    Mumford & Sons finally played America's fourth-largest city September 17.

  • Blogs

    September 18, 2013

    Music Therapists Bring Healing Through Tunes and Beats

    Elton John once said, "Music has healing power; it has the ability to take people out of themselves for a few hours." This divertive nature forms the science behind the music therapy field, a burgeoning subsector of behavioral health care that is popping up in institutional settings -- from hospital ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2013

    Cabo 2013: Your Johnny Football Spring Break Update!

    On Monday, I compared the Houston Texans in free agency to the Wheel of Fortune shopper that scooped a meager, one-letter-remaining puzzle for a few hundred bucks. That description would imply that the Texans are at least doing some shopping. In reality, thus far, they've been more like the dude wh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2012

    2012 Summer Olympics: 10 Badass Houston Athletes to Watch in London

    Check out our slideshow of the Texas Olympians competing in the 2012 Summer Games. ERMAHGERD, are you squee-ing with as much excitement for the Summer Olympic Games as I am? Seriously. I am counting down the minutes until I can leave work and check out the Danny Boyle-directed Opening Ceremonies th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2012

    The School That Holds The Record For First-Day License-Plate Sales In Texas Is...Ole Miss?

    MyPlates.com, the private company that offers Texans vanity plates of all types, sells a lot of school plates. Plates for th eUniversity of South Carolina just went on sale (and no, you can't get COCKLUVR even if you're a rabid Gamecock fan). They've been doing it for a while now, and have compile ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2011

    Chef Chat, Part 1: Kaiser Lashkari of Himalaya Restaurant

    Photo by Mandy OaklanderKaiser Lashkari, owner and chef of Himalaya Restaurant​In a special Diwali version of Chef Chat, we visit Kaiser Lashkari of Himalaya Restaurant, a North Indian and Pakistani refuge in the Mahatma Gandhi district. The chef and owner, a colorful character, is 11 tables d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2010

    Chef Chat: Nguyet Nguyen of the Houston Country Club

    ​The Houston Country Club has been experiencing a sweet revolution ever since Nguyet Nguyen assumed the role of assistant pastry chef. Originally from My Tho, Vietnam, Nguyen is just 27 years old but has already won accolades for her desserts in numerous cooking competitions. This August, Nguy ... More >>

  • News

    October 2, 2003

    Go, Baby, Go

    Behind the barricades with the Pro-Life Cougars and their dead-fetus pictures

  • News

    November 30, 2000

    The Private Trial of Donald Davis

    A Houston attorney who specialized in saving killers' lives couldn't handle his own. So he took it.

  • News

    December 9, 1999
  • News

    May 16, 1996

    Adams Family Values

    Why do we hate Bud so? Maybe we never understood him, or those... Adams Family Values

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