Category : Texas

Southwest / Texas - 1 year ago

A Break for Grandmother Christmas Dinner

Sharing is caring! According to the U.S. Census, more than 2.7 million grandparents are raising their grandchildren. Out of this number, one-fifth are living below the poverty line. Last year on January 17, 2016, Arvella Warren, a local resident...

Southwest / Texas - 1 year ago

Bordering on an Outbreak

Brownsville's battle against the Zika virus is compounded by poverty, a fluid border and funding woes. Mon, Dec 18, 2017 at 8:08 am CST Brownsville can’t afford a Zika outbreak,but it also can’t afford to prevent one. by Sophie Novack@SophieNova...

Southwest / Texas - 1 year ago

Eye on Texas: Transgender Youth in Texas

Fri, Dec 15, 2017 at 3:21 pm CST Ilana Panich-LinsmanElla, 15, lives in Austin. I photographed her as part of a larger project documenting transgender youth in Texas, whose rights were endangered during the 2017 legislative session by the threat...

Southwest / Texas - 1 year ago

NDG’s 2017 Gift Guide Round-up

By Ruth Ferguson, NDG Editor For the continuation of North Dallas Gazette’s 2017 Holiday Gift Guide we take a look at a wide range of gift ideas, we present to you books, kitchen tools, gift basket ideas for your favorite coffee and tea drinker and...

Southwest / Texas - 1 year ago

Louisiana teen erupts in joy over Harvard acceptance

“Ever since I was little, it was Harvard,” said 16-year-old Ayrton Little. “I didn’t know how I was going to go but I knew I was going to go.” That childhood dream is now a reality for the Opelousas, Louisiana native, who found out he got into Har...