Back when Hair Balls was carefully considering which college to attend (i.e., flipping a coin), we were mostly concerned with what campus had the most liquor stores within walking distance. The furthest thing from our mind was whether any dining hall menus offered chickpea masala, like Rice Universi ... More >>
where's the military when the chips are down?
Amid the chaos that is Haiti, Dr. Patricia Wolff has made ending child malnutrition her life's work.
The Houston Press keeps your humble reporter chained to his computer late at night in an attempt to glean from the Internet new and exciting music from the tube of you in order to add a little audiovisual happiness in your life each morning. [Ed. Note: Hey, we offered him the gig and he took it. ... More >>
A group of former condo owners say SMU defrauded them of their homes to make way for the new Bush library.
An SMU biologist searches to unlock the secrets to the fountain of youth
Ever been at the gas station watching some really fat guy pumping away and think, "I betcha if gas cost more, that dude would weigh less?" Well, graduate student Charles Courtemanche has. According to Courtmanche, who is working toward his Ph.D. in economics at St. Louis’s Washington University, ... More >>
"After the game, I'm off for some rowing, old chum." Did a double take this morning while flipping through the TV news shows. On Today, Lester Booming-Voice Holt sat with Barbara Kantrowitz of Newsweek and Seppi Bacili of Kaplan International teasing this year's list of the 25 New Ivies. These ... More >>
Houstonian James Doyle helps reclaim a neglected Broadway version of The Wizard of Oz that predates the MGM musical by 37 years
After their hospital's merger with Memorial, Hermann employees are asked prying questions