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  • Blogs

    September 16, 2014

    Proposed Texas Social Studies Textbooks Get Climate Change Wrong Too

    As if Texas social studies textbooks haven't been getting enough flack for pointed political and religious biases, a report released Monday by the National Center for Science Education highlights inaccuracies about climate change in proposed state textbooks. See also: SMU Academics Speak Out Agains ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2011

    "Gunga Galunga," Which Means: The Dalai Lama's Going to Receive Honorary SMU Degree

    ​This just in from The Hilltop: On May 9, the Dalai Lama's going to appear on the Southern Methodist University campus, where he'll speak from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. at McFarlin Auditorium as part of SMU's 10th Hart Global Leaders Forum. Per the announcement, the spiritual leader of the Tibetan peoples ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2011

    Bonus MP3 Q&A: Occult Detective Club Shares New Song "C'mon Levi," Explains How The Political Climate Shapes Its Songwriting

    Occult Detective Club​Occult Detective Club may have started as the solo side-project of Secret Bangs' Alexander Anguiano, but once Secret Bangs officially dissolved and Anguiano devoted more time and energy to crafting his catchy garage-punk songs, it quickly became apparent that this new projec ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2009

    You Think the Recession Blows? Well, Sure. But Try Living On One Dollar a Day.

    "Andrea," who received $1,500 from the Chiapas Project to become a farmer in Mexico, where she support four generations of family​Sure, our economy's grim, but consider this: In Haiti, 80 percent of the population lives under the poverty line and two-thirds lack formal jobs. Altering such circumst ... More >>

  • Film

    December 13, 2007

    Jimmy Carter Documentary Full of Good Intentions

    Demme follows Carter's controversial book tour and ends up with the same old narrative

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    October 10, 2007
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    July 27, 2007

    Rudy, A Message To You

    Brian Harkin Because we'll be damned if this picture, which goes with this item, isn't the first thing you see all weekend. We've already awarded it a Pulitzer Prize, a Nobel Peace Prize, the Humanitas Prize and, of course, four Katie Awards. See ya tomorrow, or whenever the city secretary announc ... More >>

  • News

    July 26, 2007


    The difference between passion and compassion? Throbbing members and refugee kids.

  • Calendar

    July 5, 2007
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    April 19, 2007

    Definitely Dallas

    The Mavs will win the championship. Right?

  • Calendar

    November 9, 2006

    King of Kings

    MLK III dons some very large shoes

  • Blogs

    August 25, 2006

    Do Not Get Your Freakonomics On

    A few weeks ago we touted the lecture Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner, the authors of Freakonomics, were scheduled to give September 9 at the Nokia Theatre at Grand Prairie. Well, go ahead and take that off your schedule. It's been axed due to a "scheduling conflict," according to the Justin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2006

    Get Your Gore On

    Going deep (into your wallet), Al Gore brings his Inconvenient Truths to Grand Prairie next month. Since when did the Nokia Theatre at Grand Prairie turn into a lecture hall? Just look at next month's schedule for what I thought was supposed to be a concert hall. On September 9, Steven D. Levitt and ... More >>

  • News

    January 13, 2005

    United They Stand

    And the lion shall lie down with the lamb

  • News

    December 5, 2002

    Green Giant

    Nobel laureate Norman Borlaug is credited with saving the lives of 1 billion people. So why is a small cadre of activists bent on tarnishing his legacy?

  • Film

    November 28, 2002

    Trials and Tribulations

    Documentary presents a case against Kissinger

  • Culture

    August 29, 2002

    Razzle Dazzle 'Em

    No lack of up numbers in 42nd Street, but The Misanthrope just misses

  • News

    June 22, 2000

    From Russia, with bugs

    Scientists from the former Soviet Union's top-secret biological weapons lab join with Dallas researchers to fight a common enemy: the deadly Ebola virus

  • Film

    May 22, 1997

    Spielberg's Lost

    Director digs up more dinos to prove--maybe--he's still a little playful