Houston Matters

Watson settles lawsuits, the week in politics, and the loss of the Shamrock Hotel (June 22, 2022)

Posted on · On Wednesday's show: Former Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson is settling 20 of the 24 civil lawsuits women have filed accusing him of sexual assault and harassment. Also we discuss the week in politics and reflect on how the loss of the Shamrock Hotel changed historic preservation in Houston.

Houston Matters

UH in the Elite Eight, and closing the state’s oyster harvest (March 25, 2022)

Posted on · On Friday's show: Another grand jury declines to indict Deshaun Watson, the UH Cougars' run in the NCAA tournament, a unanimous decision in a Supreme Court case stemming from Houston, and why Texas has closed nearly all of the state’s public oyster reefs for harvesting.

Town Square

Sexual Harassment And Assault: Has Anything Changed Since #MeToo?

Posted on · What do the reactions to, and coverage of, the Deshaun Watson lawsuits tell us about how people view the problem of sexual assault? How do we forward the national conversation and continue to understand the impact of sexual misconduct and violence?