Houston Matters

Full Show: The Generation Gap in Technology, And The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly Of News (July 20, 2018)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: A Houston man who was detained in Vietnam last month is on his way back home. We find out how much of a disadvantage is being computer literate these days, our panel of “non-experts” parse The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly of it all, and hear what happened with Tour de France cyclist Lawson Craddock, from Houston.

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Full Show: Affirmative Action Rescinded, And Millennials (July 17, 2018)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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Texas Regulator Says ‘Misunderstanding’ Is Making Millennials Shun Oilfield Jobs

Posted on · Texas Railroad Commissioner Wayne Christian told House lawmakers on Wednesday that the biggest threat to a burgeoning oil boom is "the acceptance of the politically-correct-driven environmental anti-oil and gas science"

Houston Matters

Full Show: Prison Heat Conditions, And Trees Ordinances (July 20, 2017)

Posted on · Houston Matters examines a ruling on heat conditions in a prison near Houston, Gov. Abbott’s desire to repeal tree ordinances in cities, and how Houston plant life has changed over the years. Plus Houston Millennials talk about the state of their generation.

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Why Are Millennials Starting More Businesses Than Previous Generations?

Posted on · We’re used to hearing a lot about the lives and attitudes of Millennials, the generation of young adults between the ages of 20 and 35. And it’s not always good. But one potentially positive story about Millennials is that some studies suggest they are outpacing their predecessors when it comes to starting their own businesses. […]

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Texas Water Issues, and Racial Disparities in Breast Cancer Screening: Wednesday’s Show (January 11, 2017)

Posted on · Later this month (Jan. 23-27, 2017), policymakers and conservationists will gather in Austin for the Water for Texas 2017 conference to discuss all things water-related in the state. One of the speakers at the event is Luke Metzger of Environment Texas. He tells us what his main concerns are related to water quality and supply […]