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Terrell State Hospitalby Emily DePrang

A Careless Solution

Terrell State Hospital needs help, badly. So why is Texas privatizing the psychiatric facility—and picking a notorious company to run it?

Terrell State Hospital needs help, badly. So why is Texas privatizing the psychiatric facility—and picking a notorious company to run it?...Read More

The treatment tank for a permitted graywater system in Austin. The wastewater from the washing machine (background) is piped to the tank and later used to irrigate a small garden.by Fauzeya Rahman

Untapped

How graywater could be a conservation method for the masses. (But isn't.)

Graywater has the potential to be a significant water conservation method in Texas but cities have done very little to encourage its use....Read More

The Great Hangingby Abby Rapoport

How Do You Memorialize a Mob?

Gainesville, Texas, is a patriotic small town. It's also the site of one of the nation's worst acts of mob violence—a history some citizens would like to forget.

Gainesville, Texas, is a patriotic small town. It's also the site of the nation's largest act of mob violence. One hundred and fifty-two years later, the town f...Read More

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