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Purdue University

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2013

    Texas Won't Cool Its Prisons, But It Will Air Condition Its Pigs

    There's something about the thought of air conditioning prisons that rankles Texas officials. Partly, it's the cost: Cooling the 90 (out of 111) state-run prisons that lack any sort of climate control would run well into the millions. Partly, it's a tough-on-crime thing: These are convicted criminal ... More >>

  • Dining

    July 25, 2013
  • News

    August 18, 2011

    Concussing Our Kids, One Hit At a Time

    While pro sports finally fess up to the dangers of high-impact athletics, trainers, coaches, parents and lawmakers struggle to curb head injuries that are even more dangerous for kids.

  • Blogs

    April 24, 2009

    10 Questions: Ted Allen

    The first time many of us met him was in his role as one of the 'fab five'--the food and wine expert on Queer Eye for the Straight Guy. But Allen had already spent years reviewing restaurants for Chicago magazine. In other words, the Purdue psychology grad knew his stuff--something he ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2009

    Richie Whitt: Unplugged, Unmasked and Universally Apologetic

    This is by far the most difficult post I've ever written. But it's time. I can continue this charade no longer. Over the past 11 months on this blog I've spewed forth a plethora of radical opinions, most of which this morning I'd like to officially denounce. I admit, most of them didn ... More >>

  • News

    September 6, 2007

    Ellis Island

    Cowboys veteran tries to escape the tired, poor, hungry, huddled masses

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2007

    How Would Jesus Eat?

    This week, Bible Girl turns to Jared Binder, a graduate student at Dallas Theological Seminary and a Dallas Observer intern, for thoughts on the "deadly sin" no one ever talks about in church. Bible Girl posts from Bible Girl will be sparse in the next few weeks; I'm working on something for the pap ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2007
  • News

    December 23, 2004

    Truth Hurts

    Plus: Fish Out of Water; Bloody Minded

  • Best of Dallas

    October 14, 2004
  • News

    January 30, 2003

    Coming Down

    A "routine" shuttle descent winds up stunning Space City

  • News

    June 17, 1999

    Disturbing personality

    An unsolved string of cat mutilations in North Dallas leaves police and residents wondering who could do such a thing

  • Culture

    November 12, 1998

    Hoop dreams

    Kevin Sullivan devoted 18 years to working for the Mavs. So, was it worth it?

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