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Slice of Life: Ghosts of the South

By Daniel Wirtheim

I always anticipate the automated texts from the Amtrak station that tell me my train is going to be late. That’s why I enjoyed a cup of coffee before I left my house, and sure enough, my train’s new departure time was 7:30 p.m., an hour and a half before the original set time. 600 more words


Bowl Bound, But First: TCU

Hello, ‘Horns fans! So, look at that: Texas is bowl eligible. Who woulda thunk it back when the nascent Texas team snatched defeat from the jaws of victory in the UCLA game? 610 more words

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Chik Wah- The Truth About Chikungunya

Chikun Wah? Like most of you, I cannot begin to pronounce the tongue twisting virus Chikungunya (pronounced chick-un-GOON-ya) and nicknamed Chik-V now afflicting Jamaica. I read with interest the stories posted on Facebook by friends and family who had succumbed to the virus.  571 more words


Degrassi Recap: There's Your Trouble (1405)

Becky’s Revelation

Becky’s brother Luke writes her a letter and wants her to come visit him at the juvenile detention center.  Becky doesn’t want to and dodges her moms pleas by saying she has band practice.  1,452 more words


Holiday 2014 Lust List: Beauty Edit

The Holidays are officially upon us and if you’re anything like me you’ve only just begun to sort out a shopping list.  I’ve been online shopping a lot lately and have compiled some perfect gifts for the beauty obsessed, whether you’re looking for the ideal something for your best friend or even a little treat for yourself.   93 more words


UTSA: The “Are You Kidding Me Award” Goes to. . . Brian Price

During Monday’s media roundtable, Coach Coker addressed the horrible penalty by Brian Price.

I suspended Brian for next week. Did that yesterday,” Coach Coker said. 352 more words