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Full Show: Affirmative Action Rescinded, And Millennials (July 17, 2018)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: We talk with a parent of Santa Fe High School about receiving metal detectors at the school, and News 88.7 Allison Lee checks up on allegations of mistreatment of migrants at the border. We discuss concerns about the relevance and future of affirmative action in college admissions, Millennials talk about what makes their generation unique, then we talk about addiction on college campuses and how students can get help.

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Full Show: Different Perspectives From Houston’s LGBTQ+ Community, And Competitive Video Gaming (June 22, 2018)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: We learn how immigration legislation might affect the local construction industry. Then, we talk with three local LGBTQ+ activists about their experiences as part of different generations of the same community. Also, we discuss The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week's news. And we learn about competitive video game teams in Greater Houston.

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Concert Celebrates Houston’s Space History Through Music

Posted on · Cosmic Beginnings, the first concert of the 2018 Texas Music Festival, features music from The Planets, 2001: A Space Odyssey, and space-themed art cars.

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Full Show: Gov. Abbott’s School Safety Plan, And Political Roundup (May 30, 2018)

Posted on · On Wednesday’s Houston Matters: We learn about Gov. Abbott's new school safety plan. Our experts break down the latest national, state, and local political stories. We discuss some peculiar methods Texas has used to solve crimes. And we meet some local competitive Scrabble players.

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Why A Los Angeles Choral Group Is Singing About Houston

Posted on · Producer Joshua Zinn spoke with composer Ellen Reid and librettist Sarah LaBrie about their new work "dreams of the new world," which examines the idea of the American Dream through three prominent American cities, including Houston.