On Friday night at the University of Houston's TDECU Stadium, Oscar-winning actor and Texas native Matthew McConaughey will deliver the first university-wide commencement speech inside the shiny new football stadium.
The graphic design team at the Kentucky-based advertising agency Cornett likes to undertake fun, one-off projects to keep up their chops.
This week the team released a collection of reimagined corporate logos with heavy metal and hard rock bent.
Charlotte Brown, 17, is a senior at Rains High School, which is just about an hour or so east of Dallas in the small town of Emory. This past weekend Brown took the bronze Texas state high school track and field championships in Austin. She pole vaulted nearly 12 feet.
Pegstar Concerts head Jagi Katial is a busy man. The concert promoter is in the thick of final preparations for the sixth edition of Free Press Summer Festival. He's also overseeing the construction of a five-acre, large-scale live music complex just north of Houston's downtown.
This week former U.S. House Speaker and Texas native Jim Wright died at the age of 92. As a prominent Texas Democrat, Wright joined officials in welcoming President John F. Kennedy to Dallas on Nov. 22, 1963, riding in the presidential motorcade as it passed through Dealey Plaza. Kennedy's assassination that day cast a shadow on the city and the state for a generation.