This has been quite a week! I am still dealing with the loss of Kevin Sumlin, University of Houston head football coach who decided the grass was greener in Aggieland. He left my beloved alma mater suddenly, later stating that he did not come to Aggieland to “lose” as their new head coach. As for the rest of the collegiate world, it is winding down time in academia as faculty … [Read more...] about The Insider’s Scoop of Academic Hiring
By S. John Batiste ® A car drives by a northwest Houston home just after midnight, riddling the home with nearly three dozen rounds of bullets. A two-year old is shot in the leg. He will survive. No one is thinking Columbine in a neighborhood of poor folks. After all, this is how business is dealt in the hood, right? Except, this is not any hood. This hood is far from … [Read more...] about Gun Control: Rolls off the tongue, but not like Haiku poetry.