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Friday’s Show: Preventing College Dropouts, And Digging Up A New Dinosaur (Sept. 27, 2019)

On Friday’s show: Ensuring students don’t drop out of college because they lack money for food or housing, unearthing a new species of dinosaur, exploring the concepts of space travel in the movie Ad Astra, and hashing out The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly of the week’s news.

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On Friday’s Houston Matters: A new initiative is designed to help colleges, universities, and policy makers ensure that students don't drop out because they don't have enough money for food or housing.

Also this hour: A local researcher tells us about the new species of dinosaur he helped unearth. We explore the concepts of space travel found in the new movie Ad Astra. And we break down The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly of the week’s news.

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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