Houston Matters

Preserving Rare Recordings of Student Radio at KTRU

Posted on · Norie Guthrie has worked as an archivist and a special collections librarian at the Woodson Research Center Fondren Library at Rice University for the last four years. In her first year she came across about 25 dusty old boxes with reel-to-reel recordings from the early days of KTRU, Rice’s student radio station. She explains to Houston […]

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Flooding in Low-Income Areas and Houston TranStar: Wednesday’s Show (April 27, 2016)

Posted on · Houston’s latest flooding was especially hard on areas like Greenspoint, where the majority of the households affected were low-income. On today’s edition of Houston Matters, we discuss the impact of the flooding on Houston’s most vulnerable – and what’s being done to help them — with Lance Gilliam, chair of the Houston Housing Authority.