University of North Texas

  • Music

    May 29, 2014

    Hank Williams Jr. Keeps Up the Family Tradition

    The Country Boy talks football and metal-detecting.

  • Music

    December 19, 2013

    Run the World

    Beyoncé's second Toyota Center show of 2013 last week was a TKO.

  • Blogs

    July 4, 2013

    CEO for Nap Centers in Airport Terminals Wants to Open in Houston... But Not Yet

    Last month Daniel Solomon, the co-founder and CEO of Minute Suites told KTRH that opening a Minute Suites napping center in Houston is in his sights. He reportedly said this was part of his goal to get his business in the Top 20 airports in North America. Sleeping or working in between flights seem ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2013

    UPDATED: At West Texas High School, One Student Pushes Against Principal to Bring Discussion of Gay Rights to Campus

    Updated with comments from Sundown Superintendent Mike Motheral and Murray Lipp, who runs Gay Marriage USA's Facebook site. On Wednesday morning, an eighth grader at Sundown Middle School approached Morgan Sisk, a senior at Sundown's high school. The 1,400-strong town, located just west of Lubbock, ... More >>

  • News

    December 6, 2012

    Atheism Rising

    Those folks across Texas who don't believe in God are getting organized and going public.

  • Music

    November 10, 2011

    2011 Music Awards Showcase

    Your guide to the bands and venues.

  • Music

    September 29, 2011

    History, Screwed and Chopped

    Julie Grob just made the U of H Library System a whole lot cooler.

  • News

    March 11, 2010

    Music Cities

    Texas has its own brand of March Madness

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2009

    A Musical Guide to Post-Secession Texas, Part 2: "Trinity"

    [Note: This week Rocks Off is looking at the musical heritage, highs and lows, for each of the five possible states that might result should Texas secede from the U.S. like Gov. Rick Perry wants it to. Yesterday we began with the Panhandle/West Texas "Palo Duro" territory; today it's northeastern qu ... More >>

  • News

    October 23, 2008

    No Pressure. It's Just Texas High School Football.

    Katy High School was going to play against a Florida team on national TV. Now all it had to do was find a way to win again.

  • Music

    March 27, 2008

    Houston's Matt Clark Strums for New Orleans' Glen David Andrews

    A River Oaks kid learns the Basin Street Blues

  • Music

    December 20, 2007
  • News

    June 21, 2007

    I Love CFS

    Thank goodness it's still popular in the small towns of the Chicken-Fried Steak Belt.

  • News

    May 12, 2005

    Got a Light?

    All kidding aside, why smoking may be good for Houston

  • News

    February 20, 2003

    High-Tech Shia Pet

    A Houston computer whiz uses the Internet to become a Muslim marriage matchmaker

  • News

    August 22, 2002

    Flicked Out of Court

    Jurors rule against a former HBU basketballer in his hazing suit

  • News

    October 25, 2001

    Full Court Press

    Was it a harmless HBU jock initiation -- or hard-core hazing -- that shattered a freshman's hoop dreams?

  • News

    June 14, 2001

    Raw Roots

    Excavations for plantation artifacts - and the real truth - are unraveling the genteel gloss covering Texans' old notions about the slave era here

  • News

    May 24, 2001


    Thousands of inmates rely annually on a capricious parole board for their freedom. Most, like George Dismukes, return to their cells without ever knowing why they were denied.

  • Music

    April 19, 2001

    Finding Her Voice

    Onetime Texan Heather Bennett roams freely in the Big Apple

  • News

    April 12, 2001

    Nature of the Beast

    Plastic surgeon Billy Ringer has been sued ten times for malpractice. He's on probation for sexual misconduct. He sewed a needle into Colleen Guidy. But he's still in business -- cutting, vacuuming, rearranging and, it seems, injuring patients.

  • Music

    September 21, 2000

    In Good Hands

    Woody Witt takes over Cezanne, and all of Houston sighs in relief

  • Music

    August 24, 2000

    Forgotten Lines

    Previously unissued recordings by the late David Catney set for fall release

  • News

    August 3, 2000

    Tax Lean

    Want a subsidy for your corporate expansion? Local governments are ready with millions in property-tax abatements -- and very little oversight.

  • Music

    March 9, 2000

    Double Time

    Whether in a classroom or at the piano, Bob Henschen is always working

  • Music

    November 11, 1999
  • Music

    May 1, 1997

    She's the Boss

    Houston-bred Sara Hickman has never been keen on constraints

  • Music

    May 18, 1995

    Rock and Roll Royalty

    Gina Haley carries the name of a rock founder, but she'd rather make it on her own