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 >>
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 >>
Occult Detective ClubOccult 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 >>
"Andrea," who received $1,500 from the Chiapas Project to become a farmer in Mexico, where she support four generations of familySure, 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 >>
Demme follows Carter's controversial book tour and ends up with the same old narrative
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 >>
The difference between passion and compassion? Throbbing members and refugee kids.
The Mavs will win the championship. Right?
MLK III dons some very large shoes
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 >>
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 >>
And the lion shall lie down with the lamb
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?
Documentary presents a case against Kissinger
No lack of up numbers in 42nd Street, but The Misanthrope just misses
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
Director digs up more dinos to prove--maybe--he's still a little playful