Houston Matters

‘Constitutional Carry’ Bill Moves Forward In The Legislature (April 16, 2021)

Posted on · On Friday's show: The Texas House gives preliminary approval to a new bill on carrying firearms, a survivor reflects on the deadly Texas City disaster of 1947, we break down The Good, Bad, and Ugly of the week, and a conversation with filmmaker Richard Linklater.

Town Square

Understanding COVID-19 Vaccines And Variants

Posted on · A top vaccine expert and dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine joins us to help clarify the latest headlines and data and to provide science-based answers to your questions – from efficacy to blood clots and more.

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The Future Of The Workforce

Posted on · The pandemic created a sudden shift from in-office work requirements to scatter across millions of private homes. Now that vaccines are turning the tide, many are left wondering if they should return to a cubicle at all.

Houston Matters

How The Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Pause Is Affecting Houston (April 14, 2021)

Posted on · On Wednesday's show: How the pause in distribution of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine is affecting Houston, the week in politics, maintaining good mental health amid the pandemic, and a competition of youth accordion players.

Town Square

A&M Research COVID-19 Transmission After Vaccination And Ask A Doctor

Posted on · An estimated 2,000 Texas college students will take part in a contact tracing survey along with 10,000 national participants started by Operation Warp Speed, the accelerated testing, supply, development, and distribution COVID-19 vaccine plan by the federal government.

Houston Matters

What Pres. Biden’s Infrastructure Plan Could Do For Texas (April 13, 2021)

Posted on · On Tuesday's show: What Pres. Biden's infrastructure plan could do for the state, former astronaut Jim Lovell reflects on Apollo 13, the economic impact the pandemic has had on the arts, and a theater troupe finds an unusual way to get back in front of live audiences.

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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?

UH Moment

UH Moment: A Historic Season

Posted on · The UH Men's basketball team is celebrating its best season in nearly four decades after making it all the way to the NCAA Final Four. The Coogs finished the season 28-4, their 6th straight 20-win season. Sampson was named the national coach of the year.