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November 5, 2012 – 2:07 pm | One Comment

As journalists, we should be extra vigilant not to pander to powerful people, or let friendships get in the way of asking tough questions on behalf of disenfranchised populations.

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Start a Love Train! Flash Mob to Take Light Rail
November 2, 2012 – 12:44 pm | No Comment

This Saturday there will be a flash mob organized to raise awareness for voting against the Metro referendum. For those of you who don’t know, the short and sweet is that there has been some …

When No Means Yes
October 24, 2012 – 9:46 am | 12 Comments

Illustration by Tim Dorsey

Why are local leaders condoning an assault on our public transit?
By Amanda Wolfe
When you go to the polls, you’ll vote on a ballot item that allows “the continued dedication of up …

Metro Transit Taxes Should Be Spent on Transit, Right?
July 12, 2012 – 4:52 pm | No Comment

By: Erin Dyer
After the meeting held today, there will be 2 more community meetings held by Metro in hopes of gathering public opinion and input on how they should spend their money.
Should Metro dedicate their …

2011 Worst of Houston
January 4, 2012 – 8:03 pm | 52 Comments
2011 Worst of Houston

WORST OF HOUSTON 2011

” The man of knowledge must be able not only to love his enemies but also to hate his friends.”
- Friedrich Nietzsche
They say sunlight is the best antiseptic. They also say …

The Jitney Jinx (from print with follow up)
August 9, 2010 – 8:30 am | One Comment
The Jitney Jinx (from print with follow up)

by Andrea Afra

Jitneys have been the bane of public transportation companies since their inception nearly a century ago, and an old battle is being rekindled between the modern day versions of both. By historical definition, …