Search filters possibly?
MORE

Search Results

Article

ICE Says International Students Must Leave U.S. If Their Schools Go Online Only

3 hours ago by Schaefer Edwards
In the newest effort by Donald Trump’s federal government to reduce the international presence on American soil, international college students now face deportation if their schools move to digital classes only for the fall. The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency announced Monday that international students won’t be allowed to...
Article

State Fair of Texas is Cancelled for 2020

3 hours ago by Houston Press
The State Fair of Texas, the longest running state fair in the United States, has just announced it is skipping the 2020 season — another victim of the pandemic sweeping Texas and the country. This is the first time since World War II the fair has not opened. In early...
Article

Please Don't Think Kanye is Really Running for President

14 hours ago by Cory Garcia
Although some may be handling the twists and turns of 2020 better than others, it seems that as a collective our BS detector has broken entirely. One only has to look at the responses to a tweet sent out by Kanye West over the weekend that he has decided to...
Article

Not Your Pre-Pandemic Salad Bar

14 hours ago by Kait Ecker
The days where you could go full When Harry Met Sally Meg Ryan on your salad bar—personally selecting each and every tomato—may be gone. Limiting high-contact surfaces is key in preventing the spread of COVID-19, and standard salad bars are rife with them. In light of Texas’ health regulations for...
Article

Landing Theatre Company Moves Its Playwriting Festival Online

14 hours ago by Houston Press
The New American Voices Playwriting Festival, now in its ninth year, will move online this year because of the coronavirus, its sponsor The Landing Theatre Company has announced. The festival, originally planned for April, will now take place July 28 through August 2. In addition to the four new winning...
Article

Here's What We Know On Whether a 2020 NFL Season Is Happening

14 hours ago by Sean Pendergast
Of the three big sports leagues that govern our sports lives (and, selfishly, the ones that steer the conversation on my sports talk show on SportsRadio 610), the one that has been most steadfast in trying to maintain its normalcy amidst COVID-19 has been the National Football League. The other...
Article

Turner Asks State GOP to Cancel Convention Amid Local Hospital Bed Crunch

1 day ago by Schaefer Edwards
Between rapidly diminishing local hospital capacity and the way the coronavirus is still rampaging through Houston, Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner is pleading with state Republicans that this is no time to host a massive indoor get-together in his city. In a Monday afternoon press conference, Turner announced that he’ll be...
Article

Astros Cancel Practice Thanks to Delays in Testing

1 day ago by Jeff Balke
On Monday, the Astros became another yet MLB team to lose practice time due to a delay in receiving virus test results. The Oakland A's have not practiced at all because a shipping issue over the holiday weekend, but at least least other teams including the Angels, Nationals and Astros...
Article

COVID-19 Looms Over Rockets as They Head to Bubble

1 day ago by Jeff Balke
On Thursday, the Rockets will head for the NBA bubble in Orlando. Those who have not tested positive for the coronavirus, anyway. Therein lies the problem for every NBA team as we head toward a restart at the the end of July. As teams begin their migration to the NBA...
Article

Thanks to COVID-19, It's Even Harder to Access Abortion in Texas

2 days ago by Schaefer Edwards
Abortion is currently legal and available in the state of Texas, but the COVID-19 pandemic has made it much more difficult for Texans to exercise their constitutional right to receive one over the past few months. For 31 days early in the pandemic from March 23 to April 22, abortion...

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.

 

Join the Press community and help support independent local journalism in Houston.

 

Join the Press community and help support independent local journalism in Houston.