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March 23, 2001

Volume 20, Number 30

features

news

  • Is a Picture Worth a Thousand Words?

    An Anti-abortion Exhibit Produces Protests and a Free Speech Controversy at UT

    BY MICHAEL KING

  • Chemical Warfare

    Public health advocates organize around a Bill Moyers PBS special on the chemical industry and the hazards it creates.

    BY DON HAZEN

  • Naked City

    A short-lived run on Alliance School funding at the Lege

    BY LOUIS DUBOSE

  • The Hightower Lowdown

    Killing workplace safety rules, Paul O'Neill's Alcoa conflict, and Poppy's international hustle

    BY JIM HIGHTOWER

food

  • Worlds of Flavor

    As a food writer with a special passion for the foods of Southeast Asia, I was excited about the 2000 Worlds of Flavor International Conference and Festival, Mick Vann writes. My pulse quickened and I salivated uncontrollably every time the possibility of attending crossed my mind. I would love to go, but my financial picture was in its usual bleak and blurry mode. Then came the call from my editor. I had gotten a surprise, last-minute press pass.

    BY MICK VANN

  • Food-o-File

    Local foodies who are traveling for food, and an update on the Texas Hill Country Wine & Food Festival.

    BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

  • Second Helpings: Vietnamese, Round Two

    Mick Vann continues his guide to Vietnamese restaurants in this week's Second Helpings.

music

screens

the arts

columns

  • Page Two

    A personal SXSW wrap-up from Louis Black.

    BY LOUIS BLACK

  • Postmarks

    What destroys a neighborhood? How can bikes help? What's wrong with the Julia Roberts/Brad Pitt vehicle THE MEXICAN? A few answers to these questions---and more!---right here, right now.
  • Public Notice

    Our weekly calendar of activist and volunteer events and fundraisers.

    BY KATE X MESSER

  • After a Fashion

    Dissing Daryl K's Big Apple show and heralding the spring crop of local presentations.

    BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER

  • Mr. Smarty Pants

    More off-the-rack trivia in your cerebral boutique.

    BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

  • Day Trips

    The idyllic River Haven Cabins near Garner State Park.

    BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

  • To Your Health

    I have lived in Texas for 20 years. I have a great tan and have always supposed this protected me against skin cancer. Am I right?

    BY JAMES HEFFLEY, PH.D.

  • About AIDS

    HIV-Infected People Become Infectious Almost Immediately

    BY SANDY BARTLETT

  • Coach's Corner

    Four seed? Six seed? It really doesn't matter if you lose your first game. UT basketball teams have gotten way too used to early exits from the NCAAs.

    BY ANDY "COACH" COTTON

  • The Luv Doc: A Lot of Guy Friends

    This girl sounds like a keeper

    Postmarks

    Letters to the editor, published daily

books