The University of Texas’ bad example.
In 1928, Harper’s New Monthly Magazine published an article by John R. Tunis critical of college football. At the time, Tunis was widely regarded as the best author of sports fiction for 10-to-14 year-olds. While his essay, “The Great God … Read More
The University of Texas football team played in the Rose Bowl Thursday night. Coach Mack Brown had high hopes of clinching the national championship, something that would have been a huge feather in the cap for any university. But the … Read More
This summer Texas suffered through its worst drought in half a century. Two hundred and thirty public water systems declared mandatory restrictions. Crop and livestock losses during the preceding nine months totaled $3.6 billion. Seventy of Texas’ 254 counties were … Read More
Robert Jensen, a self-described radical political activist and associate professor of journalism at the University of Texas at Austin, is probably still best known to Texans across the political spectrum for his commentary in the Sept. 14, 2001 Houston Chronicle: … Read More