Katarina Vargas, Samantha Cox, Shusmita Farhad, and Aubree-Anna Stinson Need Your Votes

Remember Katarina Vargas, our luscious-lipped model? If you haven’t seen her face grace the pages of local magazines, maybe you’ve seen her out and about with her equally beautiful daughter. Either way. She needs your votes. Get to it. Remember Samantha Cox? Our fiercely smart attorney with a penchant for comic books and obsession with […]

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Dallas Opera Will Be Dialing for Dollars

If you’re the type who donates to nonprofits like the Dallas Opera, don’t be surprised to receive an urgent phone call or two in the next few weeks. The reason: the deficit-plagued opera company, which recently had to deep-six one of its main-stage productions for the 2011-’12 season, is nearing an Oct. 31 deadline to […]

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Smoke and Mirrors at the University of Texas

Last month I endorsed the questions Jeff Sandefer has raised about the performance of our two major public universities. In answer to those questions, UT Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa presented a “Framework for Advancing Excellence,” which was endorsed unanimously by the Board of Regents and praised widely by editorial writers. Professor Robert Koons thinks the document […]

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