Posts Tagged ‘college’
Cover illustration by Andrew Craft.

Books over Abuse

Many North Texas women are returning to college after surviving violent relationships.
Barbara Sullivan’s husband wasn’t always abusive. At first, he was kind, loving, and attentive. Then temptations got the better of him. “I lost him to drugs,” she said. “He wasn’t always like that.” Her moment of ...


Baylor University Has Cross to Bear

Is it naïve of Static to expect more honesty and forthrightness from universities that call themselves Christian? Baylor University wears its cross on its sleeve, touting itself as a Baptist institution that helps students gro...

Ray: “I decided I wanted to fight.” Photo by James Coreas.

Scholar, fighter, mother

A Fort Worth mom overcomes a debilitating disease to go back to school — with her two daughters.
Eric Griffey
Last fall, University of North Texas undergraduate Darla Ray competed in a dance tournament. The dance-off among teams representing campus dorms was a part of the school’s “Yell Like Hell” homecoming festivities, a series...


UNT Art Gallery
Heavyweight names will be on display at UNT Art Gallery’s show to start the spring semester. The fifth annual Collections, Cultures, and Collaborations features works by Judy Chicago, Willem de Kooning, Robert Motherwell, and...

FOX Says TCU Mascot Is Weird

Jeff Prince
Texas Christian University’s Horned Frog is the coolest mascot in college football. And yet FOX Sports lists our beloved horny toad among its Weirdest Mascots In College Sports.  Something about the tiny critters spittin...

GenTX Day On Friday For Kids Considering College

Jeff Prince
Anyone preparing for college or even weighing the merits of college versus work might want to check out GenTX Day this Friday. GenTX events are being held across the state, and in Fort Worth it’ll be from noon to 6 pm at ...


The Art Corridor, TCC Southeast
The odd title of Ryder Richards’ installation Pow[d]er comes from the artist’s exploration of guns, their place in the culture, and the kind of power that they have over our imaginations. His large drawings are made by igni...

Alcohol U.

Last Call
I heard a bar advertise an Aggie Bomb on the radio last week. I’d never heard of an Aggie Bomb, and beer was the only thing I remember drinking while visiting the great public institution in College Station. So I asked my fav...

Making a Killing

A Fort Worth author turns a mythical, bloodsucking Texas town into big-time success.
JIMMY FOWLER photos by robert hart
A former literary agent of Fort  Worth novelist Roxanne Longstreet Conrad’s once told her: “You’re the kind of writer who pokes along doing OK until something you write hits big, and then you go right up there.”  

TCU’s Rose Bowl Wrap-Up

Our resident Horned Frog alum picks up the pieces of a glorious and victorious weekend.
Los Angeles has always seemed like a big, fake city in comparison to the friendly streets of Fort Worth, but this time, the trip west for the Rose Bowl turned the glitzy town into a truly magical place. Still wearing a big, goo...