Topic: The Alcalde

Alumnus builds eclectic business off the grid

Sept. 29, 2011
Alumnus Andrew Bretch co-founded an eclectic business venture in Columbus off Highway 71.

Industrial Country Market, the business venture of Andrew Bretch, is a solar-power education center, an art gallery and a wacky playground.

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Speaking up for Arab Americans

Aug. 8, 2011
Assistant Professor Germine Awad is Egyptian American.

What Assistant Professor Germine Awad experienced after Sept. 11, 2001 altered the focus of her research on prejudice and discrimination.

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The deficit dilemma

July 26, 2011
The deficit dilemma

How big is our nation's debt? What does it mean for our economy? Faculty members weigh in on how to tame America's fiscal beast.

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Rodeo club took bulls by the horns

April 15, 2011
Larry O'Neill, BA '63, was national collegiate co-champion in bareback riding in 1959.

Told by the Board of Regents to transfer to Texas AandM if they wanted to rodeo, a group of '50s-era students built their own arena, a thrilling team and a swinging country-western scene instead.

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Oil past and present

Jan. 31, 2011
Oil past and present

An institution that has run on fossil fuels for a century is getting greener -- in a Longhorn-worthy way.

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