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Dems Block McLeroy Nomination to SBOE Chair
Controversial creationist fails to get two-thirds of Senate support
"...Fights over curriculum standards for English language and science between an extremely conservative seven-member bloc versus three moderate..."

May 28, 2009 News Post by Lee Nichols

Making Everyone Happy
The state's textbook adoption process focuses more on pleasing everyone than on teaching children.
"...Johnny Won't Read," p.28). Last year, during the environmental science hearings, the board rejected Jones and Bartlett's Environmental Science:..."

Sept. 13, 2002 News Feature by Michael May

War by the (Text)book
The State Board of Education's first public hearing on social studies textbooks confirmed that, underneath the thin cloak of bureaucratic civility, an ideological battle is raging over whose story the textbooks should tell.
"...Leininger helped fund a well-organized effort to reject Environmental Science: Creating a Sustainable Future, a textbook that he considered..."

July 26, 2002 News Feature by Michael May

Haranguing the Hugos
"...the Hugo is like the People's Choice award of science fiction and fantasy and is voted on by the..."

July 30, 1999 Books Feature by Adrienne Martini

No False Moves
Bill Paxton
"...on screen. Take his hilarious brother Chet in Weird Science, or Hudson in Aliens. These were big, broad performances..."

March 7, 1997 Screens Feature by Patrick Taggart

SXSW Film Goes Right to the Moon
Apollo 10 1/2, Sandra Bullock, and more join movie list
"...Chadd Harbold When the host of a failing children's science show tries to fulfill his childhood dream of becoming..."

Feb. 2, 2022 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

DVDanger: 'Devil's Pass', 'Die, Monster, Die!', 'The Whip and the Body', 'Birth of the Living Dead'
A modern shocker, two vintage terrors, and a history lesson in zombies
"...absence. No-one is pleased to see him: His brother Christian (model-turned-horror regular Tony Kendall is furious at his return,..."

Jan. 11, 2014 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Seeking the Recipe
Hermeticism has been marginalized academia since the Enlightenment. Can a UT professor and grad student editing a journal change that?
"...texts attributed to Hermes were actually written in the Christian era by people with the agenda of linking their..."

Aug. 15, 2003 Books Feature by Michael Erard

Our readers talk back.
"...Dioxide and Global Change (which owns and operates the Web site), is funded through grants from Exxon/Mobil (source:..."

April 4, 2003 Column

Not Clucking Around
East Texas chicken magnate Bo Pilgrim wants a state permit to build a bigger chicken slaughterhouse and waste disposal facility -- right across the creek from Sen. Bill Ratliff's in-laws' vacation home.
"...invokes the name of the Lord, he has some un-Christian things to say about Ratliff, including charges that he..."

Nov. 3, 2000 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Letters at 3AM
Evaluating the Ten Commandments as a teaching tool in the American classroom
"...original, it's phrased differently in three books of what Christians call "The Old Testament": Exodus, Chapter 20; Leviticus, Chapter..."

April 14, 2000 Column by Michael Ventura

"We'll Always Have 807 Congress"
The Raging of the Elements, or Indoor Theatre in Austin -- Al Fresco
"...buildings. We have bats. Maybe it's ignorance (or perhaps science-based bravado), but I seem to recall learning that a..."

June 25, 1999 Arts Feature by Robi Polgar

Roll 'Em
"...D: Richard Rich; with the voices of Miranda Richardson, Christiane Noll, Martin Vidnovic, Allen Hong, Ian Richardson...."

Feb. 26, 1999 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

Texas Book Festival 2018: The Full List
Lineup includes Cecile Richards, Julián Castro, + 280 more
"...Own Devices: True Stories From the Road on Music, Science, and Senseless Love...."

Aug. 29, 2018 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Peace Through Pie
A sweet honoring of Martin Luther King
"...history as a "practice house" where domestic arts and science students pursued educations in home management, increased their literacy,..."

Jan. 15, 2010 Food Feature by Toni Tipton-Martin

Infinity and Beyond
Return to Forever captain Chick Corea takes his Millennium Falcon out of mothballs
"...after that, I began to be interested in his science-fiction writing, which he did so prolifically in the 1930s..."

May 23, 2008 Music Feature by Austin Powell

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the region, and elsewhere
"...scientific truth, wanted to provide a master's degree in science education for "quality-trained science educators who can teach in..."

May 2, 2008 News Feature

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...high school at LBJ High, the Liberal Arts and Science Academy, is accepting applications for next school year. The..."

Dec. 29, 2006 News Feature

Naked City
Headlines and Happenings from Austin and Beyond
"...every student graduate with four years of math and science, instead of the three years currently required. AISD administrators,..."

Sept. 22, 2006 News Feature

Our readers talk back.
"...Darwinian or Lamarckian view of giraffes? Is this good science?" The following suggested policy, which appears at ( is..."

Nov. 28, 2003 Column

Our readers talk back.
"...Stick With Science, Parmesan..."

March 21, 2003 Column

Culinary Studies
Cooking Schools in Austin
"...entry-level positions in professional kitchens. The Associate of Applied Sciences (AAS) degree in culinary arts requires 70 credits and,..."

Jan. 19, 2001 Food Feature by MM Pack

Hell Yeah, I'm Spiritual
The Natural Way to Salvation
"...passed on his rebellious nature and his love for science...."

Dec. 27, 1996 News Feature by Suzy Banks

Naked City
"...textbooks that met with the least resistance from conservative Christian and far-right groups in Texas, has been dubbed "unacceptable,"..."

July 14, 1995 News Feature

aGLIFF 2019 Announces Full Lineup, Including Trixie Mattel Documentary
Gay Chorus Deep South to open jampacked fest schedule
"...most interesting aspects of Brief Story is the way science-fiction and magical realism blend to focus on emotional growth..."

July 17, 2019 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

A GOP Sampler: Primary Highlights
The Republican primary in a nuthouse ... er, nutshell
"...running hard right; Leppert, slightly more centrist; and James, jock-Christian looney. U.S. Rep., District 21: Lamar Smith*, Richard Mack,..."

May 18, 2012 News Feature by Michael King

SXSW Scares & Shorts Revealed
Late-night fare and short film lineup announced
"...documents a young woman's hunt for extraterrestrial meaning. Part science fiction, part psycho-thriller, part poetry - this film crafts..."

Feb. 8, 2012 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Travis County Needs Election Day Workers
Staff needed for Tuesday run-off
"...377 Shepard of the Hills Christian Church..."

April 8, 2010 News Post by Lee Nichols

I See Dead People
The Black Angels conjure Austin's psychedelic renaissance
" over the evening. The bloodshot eyes of guitarist Christian Bland widen as he recalls the gray outline of..."

May 9, 2008 Music Feature by Austin Powell

Discord and Ecstasy
Werner Herzog on 'Grizzly Man'
"...– and released another documentary, The White Diamond. A science-fiction feature, The Wild Blue Yonder, will be released at..."

Aug. 19, 2005 Screens Feature by Marrit Ingman

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