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Science Advocates Gear Up for Evolution Fight
Public testimony today on proposed revisions to science standards for Texas high schools
"...Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills requirements on high school science classes. There is tremendous worry among supporters of the..."

Nov. 19, 2008 News Post by Lee Nichols

Hypothesis: These Science Fair Kids Are All Winners
On the ground at the 64th Annual Austin Energy Regional Science Festival
"...Texas students who took top prize at their schools' science fairs, the journey to understand wind resistance and derby..."

Feb. 28, 2020 Arts Feature by Lauren Girgis

True Believers' Science, Start With Belief, Go on From There
"...states that the testimony of so-called "practicing scientists and science educators" supported the textbooks. However, the hearing I attended..."

Sept. 19, 2003 Postmarks

Push for Intelligent Design From Christian Right
" give reasonable-sounding objections, but both seem unclear how science works. Evolution is only scientific "dogma" in the same..."

Aug. 8, 2003 Postmarks

SXSW Film Review: Bill Nye: Science Guy
TV science-maker is called into battle against willed ignorance
"...That’s the through line of Bill Nye: Science Guy, the thorough, affable documentary by science documentarians Jason..."

March 13, 2017 SXSW Post by Michael King

Letters at 3AM
U.S. military action against Iran is not likely to be tolerated by Europe, Russia, and China
"...power plant in the Iranian city of Bushehr (The Christian Science Monitor, Dec. 27, 2006, p.1)...."

Feb. 16, 2007 Column by Michael Ventura

The Carol You Don't Know
There's much more to Ms. Channing than Dolly and Lorelei
"...Muzzy in Thoroughly Modern Millie, the daughter of devout Christian Scientists, the student of Stanislavsky's approach to acting, the..."

July 22, 2005 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Letters @ 3AM
The greatest danger to Israel, in the long term, is its dependence on the United States
"...has placed the U.S. Army in big trouble. The Christian Science Monitor (July 24, p.1): "The service is fast..."

Aug. 4, 2006 Column by Michael Ventura

Carman: The Champion
"...Nouri and Carman. Talk about your niche marketing … Christian filmmaking seems to be all the rage these days..."

March 9, 2001 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Time Changer
"...Directed by: Rich Christiano. Starring: Paul Rodriguez, Richard Riehle, Jennifer O'Neill, Hal Linden,..."

Nov. 1, 2002 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Creationist Bills at the Lege
"Does Texas really need that kind of crazy?"
" the State Board of Education, proponents of the pseudoscience are now taking their battle to the Legislature. Two..."

March 16, 2009 News Post by Lee Nichols

Letters @ 3AM
The widespread and richly deserved condemnation of President Bush's new Iraq "plan" has been high on rhetoric and low on specificity
"...and, therefore, decisions – have been impossible. As The Christian Science Monitor put it: "The Iraqi state, in many..."

Feb. 2, 2007 Column by Michael Ventura

Jesus Is Coming
The video mailed across the state, the Christian film that found an audience in Austin, and other stories of evangelicals using film to spread the word
"...wheelchair, who came from miles away to see the Christian film that had been playing for weeks in a..."

April 27, 2001 Screens Feature by Sarah Hepola

Dunbar Strikes Again
Board of Education member has book out attacking public education
"...lack of proper authority in the life of the Christian family."..."

Dec. 4, 2008 News Post by Lee Nichols

Left Behind
"...his actress wife Chelsea Noble co-star in this evangelical Christian movie based on the Book of Revelation. Shaped as..."

Feb. 9, 2001 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Faith Healers
A look inside the Teen Challenge faith-based drug treatment in Fort Worth suggests that there are problems with Christian drug rehab programs.
"...or cocaine addicts, or victims of -- in the Christian-therapeutic jargon that is commonplace at the center -- "life-controlling"..."

Dec. 15, 2000 News Feature by Emily Pyle

SXSW Adds Speakers, Films
Buzz Aldrin, Kesha, Cory Booker, Cecile Richards, and more
"...director Brian Knappenberger; Threat Surface podcast host Julie Bush; Christian Science Monitor Editor Michael Farrell; and film producer Walter..."

Feb. 7, 2017 SXSW Post by Richard Whittaker

Preserving the Food and Beverage Industry With Fermentation
Jason White turns his science chops to gastronomy
" in eighth grade, he was always obsessed with science and chemistry...."

Sept. 2, 2016 Food Feature by Veronica Meewes

Letters @ 3AM
Financially and militarily, we're not a superpower anymore – though no presidential candidate can admit that
"...establishing a "permanent" U.S. military presence in Iraq (The Christian Science Monitor, June 12, p.1) – as though we..."

June 22, 2007 Column by Michael Ventura

Letters at 3AM
Heterosexuals are no longer the sole 'official' definers of marriage and gender.
"...military is softening on the issue of gays. The Christian Science Monitor (March 6, p.2): Retired Army Gen. John..."

April 27, 2007 Column by Michael Ventura

Letters @ 3AM
To blame disasters like the Twin Towers and New Orleans on a few perpetrators is to ignore the greater disasters that are the foundation upon which the developed world lives: our attempts to hold on to an unsustainable way of life
"...lives as Israeli ones and ravaged the country" (The Christian Science Monitor, Aug. 10, p.1). Lebanon's acting foreign minister,..."

Aug. 18, 2006 Column by Michael Ventura

KUT and Paste
KUT does major reconstructive surgery on its schedule, risking the wrath of change-phobic listeners.
"...local daily to The New York Times and The Christian Science Monitor and more. "To get the rights, if..."

Jan. 25, 2002 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Naked City
KUT hires a captain for its soon-to-be-created news team
"...New England's Cable News Network, Boston's WCVB, and The Christian Science Monitor's "Monitor Radio" and Internet news services. She..."

Nov. 9, 2001 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Council: Mobile Homes and Climate Change
City Council gets through a brief agenda the week before budget talks begin
"...measures, and sat through the latest rant from resident science skeptic Don Zimmerman...."

April 29, 2016 News Feature by Mary Tuma

How to Celebrate Austin Museum Day 2020
In person and virtual events abound on the city' annual free museum day
" celebration of art, culture, history, music, nature, and science – with local bastions of all that good stuff..."

Sept. 15, 2020 Arts Post

TDH: 6/7/11
Butler Park completion, F1 agreement, Willie Nelson statue on agenda
"...August Ziller was a Christian Scientist and raised his only child, Robert in the..."

June 7, 2011 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Other Worlds Goes Delving into the UnderWorlds
Senior Programmer Dan Repp digs into two days of horror
"...Other Worlds, Austin's film festival dedicated to all things science fiction, has always had a dark side. This weekend..."

May 19, 2022 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

SXSW Music Review: Northern Expo Perfects the Concept of a Remote Showcase With Arctic Circle Concert Film
Ozas, Oter, I See Rivers, and Heave Blood & Die rep the Arctic Circle
"...Do you recall having to present your grade school science fair project, and another student raises the bar so..."

March 20, 2021 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Andrea Ariel Dances for Democracy
On Sunday, the artist's dancing mailbox was a Capitol surprise
", Ariel was besieged by Spectrum News 1, the Christian Science Monitor, the New York Times, pressing her with..."

Jan. 20, 2021 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Infinite Tuesday: An Autobiographical Riff
by Michael Nesmith
" His spiritual journey away from and back to Christian Science, and his earnest if not entirely successful attempt..."

Dec. 15, 2017 Music Review by Greg Beets

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