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Harris Co. Commissioner Tom Ramsey, And Serving Non-Traditional College Students (Aug. 24, 2021)

Posted on · On Tuesday's show: The latest from Houston City Council, Harris County Commissioner Tom Ramsey answers your questions, and how an area university works to meet the needs of non-traditional students.

The statue of former Texas A&M president Lawrence Sullivan "Sul" Ross stands fenced off from the rest of campus. The fence was put up by the university following calls to remove the statue as a part of furthering racial and diversity programs. Jan. 15, 2021

Education

Texas A&M Officials Say Moving Sul Ross Statue Is No Longer An Option, But Students Say The University Never Made That Clear

Posted on · University officials said Wednesday that the decision to keep the Ross statue in place is not a new one, and that the diversity committee that has been studying the issue for the past three months was never considering removing the statue.

Houston Matters Show Post 2019

Houston Matters

Tuesday’s Houston Matters: A Teacher’s Concerns About Returning To School, And City Council Member Tiffany Thomas (Aug. 11, 2020)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: A Cy-Fair ISD teacher's concerns about returning to school, City Council Member Tiffany Thomas answers questions, and a local service highlights products from black-owned businesses.

Houston Matters Show Post 2019

Houston Matters

Thursday’s Show: Greater Houston’s New Recovery Czars, Rice President David Leebron, And The Life Of DJ Screw (April 23, 2020)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: We meet Greater Houston's new recovery czars, Rice University President David Leebron answers your questions, we discuss the role of social media in society, and we learn about a new onscreen depiction of the life of DJ Screw.

Houston Matters Show Post 2019

Houston Matters

Thursday’s Show: The College Admissions Process, And Black Maternal Mortality (Jan. 9, 2020)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: Safety concerns stall construction on the ship channel bridge. We discuss how colleges decide who gets in. We learn how Project Row Houses is taking on the issue of black maternal mortality. And we visit a traveling exhibition of art made from LEGOs.

Houston Matters Show Post 2019

Houston Matters

Friday’s Show: Why Houston’s The Place To Go To College If You Want To Be An Entrepreneur (Jan. 3, 2020)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: We preview the Texans' playoff matchup against Buffalo, we learn why Houston is such a great place to go to school if you want to be an entrepreneur, a local chef explores the depths of Texas seafood, and inside the musical adaptation of The Color Purple.

Houston Matters Show Post 2019

Houston Matters

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

Posted on · 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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