A lot can change in forty years (Hair styles, fashion, music, even traditions), but the world we live in shouldn't.
In 1970, the first Earth Day was celebrated with picket lines, gas masks, and overall with what Michael Slattery calls a radical environmentalism attitude.
A student ministry group hopes to "Ignite" faiths of all kinds by congregating together for one day each week.
Women, men, friends, strangers, art majors, business majors.
Whether it be by word of mouth, t-shirts, or candies, many students have found out about Ignite and have taken the time out of their day at 9 p.m. every Monday for four weeks to come worship.
This article was edited for accuracy on Dec. 5 at 5:47 p.m.
The student-directed and produced film "Dormitory of Doom" has a catchy title with potential. That potential is quickly stomped on with the bad acting in the first scene that foreshadows the majority of the movie.
The film begins with some friends hanging out in their dorm, complaining about how dirty, loud and unlivable the place is. A strange man claiming to be the new resident assistant eavesdrops and begins to tell them a tale of true hell in their very dorm.
'Tis the season for giving, which is why the DFW area is packed with toy drives and marathons for a good cause. There are also plenty of light shows, from your neighborhood competitions to a boat parade!
Dec. 1, 2009 - Jan. 3, 2010 - Six Flags Holiday in the Park
Roller coasters and thrill rides are not the only things you will find at Six Flags during the Christmas season; extra holiday happenings include a sledding hill of faux-snow, carolers throughout the month, thousands of lights and, of course, appearances by the one and only Santa Claus.
A closet full of roaches. A couch covered in dust and dirt. A mattress on the floor with the springs breaking through.
These are the norms at the one- or two-bedroom apartments families live in at homeless shelters in the area, said Joe Askew, co-creator of a new student organization on campus, Student Outreach Against Poverty, or SOAP.
People with homes like these or no homes at all are those whom the members of SOAP are trying to help.
These guys are down-to-earth students, smiling and making jokes with each other.
Whether you are looking for a high adrenaline car race to watch or a slow-paced parade of holiday lights, the Metroplex has it all. Be sure to check out holiday performances by Circle Theatre, Texas Ballet Theater and the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra.
Nov. 5 - 8 - Race Week at Texas Motor Speedway
The speedway will once again become a gearhead's heaven this week with the NASCAR Sprint Cup, Nationwide and Camping World Truck Series, complete with fast cars, cold beers and cut-off shorts. Check the Web site for times and details for the week.
Don't feel like spending $50 on a provocative Disney princess or an overpriced horror costume?
Here is a list of 12 costume ideas for under $10.
White T-shirt: $4.00 at Walmart
Borrow baggy, oversized pants from a friend
Make your own bling from foil
2. Saintly Figure
Sheet from home for toga-type dress
Large cross necklace: $1.99 at Halloween USA
Rosary and Bible if you already own them
To most people, the sight of a skeleton or skull is not exactly a friendly one. But for those who practice Dia de los Muertos, or the Day of the Dead on Nov. 1 and 2, it is one of celebration and remembrance.
Miguel Leatham, an anthropology professor who studies Mexican religion and folklore, said that it was not until recently that Americans, mostly Southwesterners, started celebrating Dia de los Muertos. With the growth of Mexican immigrants came the growth of the holiday.