Category : Texas

Southwest / Texas - 9 months ago

Seven HIV/AIDS myths we need to stop believing

Knowledge helps us make informed decisions, especially when it comes to health. When it comes to HIV/AIDS, there’s still lots of dangerous misinformation out there. Whether it’s in a Facebook comments section, the barbershop or at our own dinner t...

Southwest / Texas - 9 months ago

Harvey effort wins Watt Man of the Year Award

Considered one of the league’s most prestigious honors, the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year award was recently awarded to Texan defensive end J.J. Watt. The award recognizes a player for his excellence on and off the field. In the wake of Hurric...

Southwest / Texas - 9 months ago

Dallas Councilman Tennell Atkins honored by SMU

SMU President Dr. R. Gerald Turner and Director of Athletics Rick Hart presented the award to Councilmember Atkins on Saturday, Jan. 20 at halftime during the SMU men’s basketball game versus Tulane. (Courtesy Photo) Southern Methodist University...

Southwest / Texas - 9 months ago

HISD facing $208 mil shortfall

As HISD begins to prepare a budget for the upcoming 2018-2019 school year, the district is estimating a $208 million shortfall as result of the financial impact of Hurricane Harvey and recapture. HISD has seen a decline in student enrollment and i...

Southwest / Texas - 9 months ago

Houston powered by small businesses

While Houston is home to more Fortune 500 companies than anywhere other than New York City, in many ways the city and state are powered by small business. Data from the Small Business Administration show that 98.6 percent of all businesses in Texas...