Posts Tagged ‘reported’

Pinched by the Principal

Dunbar’s Doug Williams is under investigation for “disciplining” and taking pictures of male students.
As controversy continued to build this week over the actions of Dunbar High School’s Doug Williams in pinching and photographing male students, some local officials and observers have begun to question the initial response of...

School Bullies

The Fort Worth district’s culture of intimidation goes far beyond the classroom.
Last month, Fort Worth schools trustees voted to broaden the district’s antidiscrimination policy to include “gender identity and expression” for students. The change is designed to protect lesbian, gay, bisexual, and tra...

Bravos to the Brave Ones

It’s always nice to see folks get the recognition due them, and Static gets to let loose a double-barreled rendition this week.  

Biting on a Dog

We recently reported a story about a dog who was accused of attacking an 84-year-old man (“Mimi and the Man,” Dec. 8, 2010). The 4-year-old dog, Mimi, became the biggest pit bull celebrity since Spuds MacKenzie –– thoug...

Parsing the Record

The Texas Railroad Commission didn’t respond in time to get their comments in last week’s cover story on environmental threats and strategies in shale drilling (“Greening the Gas Field?” Jan. 6, 2010). (...

A Fine Education

Tarleton State University officials learned recently that underreporting campus crime could be expensive. The ultimate source of that lesson? Their own journalism students, who started investigating the Stephenville university&...

Hypocrisy in the Air

Static is underwhelmed with the news, reported last Friday on WFAA-TV/Channel 8, that the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality has discovered elevated levels of cancer-causing benzene “in the air near some natural ga...