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Texas seeks alternatives to proceed with executions SUZETTE ORTIZ THE SIGNAL A notable shortage on two of the most common drugs used in lethal injections, sodium thiopental and pentobarbital, affected multiple states that uphold the death penalty, including Texas. This shortage forced states to seek alternative drug sources in order to proceed with their scheduled […]
Texas Contemporary Art Fair Friday – Saturday, Oct. 11 – 12, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13, 12 – 6 p.m. George R. Brown Convention Center, Hall A 1001 Avenida De Las Americas in Downtown Houston Directions and Parking Information Once again, we’re partnering as a cultural sponsor at the Texas Contemporary Art […]
SAM SAVELL THE SIGNAL The heroes of comiCulture saved the day by joining forces to share their experiences of working in the comic book industry. Professional comic book artists and writers, vendors and attendees filled the floor of Atrium I in the Bayou Building Sept. 20-21 for the inaugural comiCulture symposium. James O’Barr, creator of […]
In this slideshow The Signal reporter Lauren Lowry takes a closer look at the various bag bans that have been implemented in Texas.
A ban on paper and plastic single-use bags within Austin took place March 1. Retailers in Austin are only able to offer reusable bags made from cloth, durable materials or thicker paper and plastic bags.
Petitions have been submitted from all 50 states to secede from the union. In Texas’ petition, petitioners state one thing they hope to achieve from seceding is to “re-secure their rights and liberties in accordance with the original ideas and beliefs of our founding fathers which are no longer being reflected by the federal government.”
Texas Teachers Alternative Certification will be on the UHCL campus on Thursday, April 19 from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. in the Student Services and Classroom Building (SSCB) room 3.305.
Every day in the State of Texas 719 students drop out of high school. High school dropouts drain the national and state economy by lowering local, state and national tax revenues. Even when employed, they earn significantly lower wages than high school graduates.
The United States is the land of opportunity, the land of dreams. The resources available outside of its borders pale in comparison to those within them – especially in underdeveloped nations.
Heather Green Wooten, an adjunct instructor in history at UHCL, had a book signing Tuesday, Feb. 9 in Atrium II.