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On the Mat
3 years ago

On the Mat

Timmy Quivers is dead. Party World Rasslin’ (PWR) commissioner Chris Monica is sorry to inform attendees of this fact during the Austin-based wrestling promotion’s first Houston show. “He was really …
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Writing Home: Salutations Depuis Abidjan!
4 years ago

Writing Home: Salutations Depuis Abidjan!

Chethana Biliyar at the CAVA artisanal market in the Marcory neighborhood of Abidjan. Photo by Abbas Makke

I wake up in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, to a blast of heat and …
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Readers Respond: Winter 2019
4 years ago

Readers Respond: Winter 2019

Image courtesy of Darryl Stephens ’90

FALL 2018 I received two items in the mail that caused a double take. I’m still not sure what to make of this …
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A Murder, a Mystery and a Vision
4 years ago

A Murder, a Mystery and a Vision

The plan was simple enough: Slip mercury pills into the victim’s meals, forge a will and, after the poison did its work, split the cash. Once the body was …
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Readers Respond: Fall 2018
4 years ago

Readers Respond: Fall 2018

SPRING 2018

As a ’76 graduate, I can say that I have observed the history of the Village through its ups and downs. We recently moved to …
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End of an Era
4 years ago

End of an Era

Wayne Graham is a product of baseball’s golden age.

A time when the game stood, unquestioned, as the nation’s pastime, and those who played it were hailed as …
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Nonstop From D.C.
4 years ago

Nonstop From D.C.

One of the joys of being a professor is seeing students turn their academic focus into a career path after graduation. Faculty (and staff, too) provide those first letters …
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Author Q&A: Yesterday’s Special
4 years ago

Author Q&A: Yesterday’s Special

Houston’s oldest restaurant: Christie’s Seafood and Steaks, which turned 100 last year. What’s the secret to its longevity? “One of the fundamental reasons is that there’s still a member …
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Now Reading: Alumni Books – Fall 2018
4 years ago

Now Reading: Alumni Books – Fall 2018

God, Improv, and the Art of Living By MaryAnn McKibben Dana ’94 (William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2018)

MaryAnn McKibben Dana ’94, an ordained pastor and improv student, …
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Writing Home: Greetings From China
4 years ago

Writing Home: Greetings From China

I try to sneak by, but even in the bustling morning crowds she manages to spot me. “豆봤,” she calls in Chinese. “Come look at my fresh fruit today.”


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