Last year, Dallas' Woodrow Wilson High School received a cease-and-desist letter from the University of Arizona declaring that the school was infringing on its trademarked wildcat logo. The university agreed, reluctantly, to let Woodrow keep the big tile mosaic on the high school's floor, but all ot ... More >>
In 1991, Woodrow Wilson High School installed a new floor in the main hallway. At the center, they put a tile mosaic of a stylized wildcat head based on a design that had been used around the school for a decade. Twenty-one years later, Principal Kyle Rains Richardson received a letter from James D. ... More >>
And how many Mexicans can fit into one car?
David Horowitz has made taunting college students a spectator sport. Sometimes he's actually right.
A very long time ago when I was a young police reporter, I asked a grizzled homicide cop why he thought someone had slashed the young woman lying dead before us into one big bowl of Frito pie. He thought about it, put a hand on my shoulder and said, "Kid, people who do shit like that don't think rig ... More >>
Texas A&M University-Kingsville has become the latest institution to clamp down on tortilla tossing. "Over the course of the past year, I wrestled with a difficult issue related to the spirit of the institution," President Steven Tallent explained in a recent statement banning the practice a ... More >>
Lisa Bevere knows all about church ladies. Now isn't that special? (Sorry.) We all have our church-lady stories. Here's mine: I knew a woman of Amazonian stature who loudly extolled the virtues of Marabel Morgan's 1973 best-seller, The Total Woman. Her single unforgettable feature was an enormous ... More >>
How Plano pastor David Roseberry became the leading edge of a schism in the Episcopal Church over gays in the ministry
Plus: The Big Jesus Bash
To get into the right college, sometimes you have to be better than perfect
You’re getting very sleepy
Mute and immobile, Alice Joy Taylor couldn't cry out when fire ants attacked her in her nursing-home bed, but would anyone have heard her if she did?
April 22-28, 1999
Dallas pair explores frontiers of erotic art
James McMurtry gives life to the near-dead out in the flat lands