Houston Matters

Where is Home Away from Home for Houston Expats?

Posted on · In Harris County, more than one million residents – that’s one in four people — were born in a foreign country. Earlier this year Houston Public Media began its first installment in a year-long series called The Million with our partners at the Houston Chronicle. It explores how diversity shapes our region. The series started with a […]

Good, Bad and Ugly

Execution Delayed, Krispy Kreme Returning, and Stick Shifts: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Houston News

Posted on · From a re-evaluation of a death row inmate’s mental competency, to the return of Krispy Kreme to Houston, to young car thieves being thwarted by a stick shift: we discuss The Good, The Good and The Ugly of this week’s Houston news. This week’s panel of non-experts is comprised of: Houston Chronicle writer Lisa Falkenberg, MochaDad.com […]

Houston Matters

Looking at University Security and Psychology Programs in the Wake of the Lone Star College Stabbings

Posted on · Tuesday’s stabbing attack which injured more than a dozen people at Lone Star College’s Cy-Fair campus was followed Thursday by a pair of bomb threats at St. Thomas University. These incidents underscore the need for college campuses to provide a secure learning environment for students. One step many campuses have taken in recent years is […]