Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Time Capsule: October 21, 1994

Twenty years ago today SHSU alumnus Dan Rather (’53) was in town for the renaming of the Communication Building in his honor. Rather earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Sam Houston State Teachers College and spent the following year as an instructor in journalism. The Oct. 21 edition of the Houstonian says Rather felt the honor was not one he deserves.

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Presidents Tree Dedication Celebrates Tenth Anniversary

This is interesting: the Houstonian (Oct. 16, 2014) is celebrating ten years since the Presidents Tree got a nifty plaque stuck in the ground next to it:

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Solar System Model Harbors Outdated Information

Those students who walk with their heads down between the Estill and Austin buildings on the quad may have wondered about those shiny, silver plaques.  It's the Physics Department's model solar system and the Houstonian (Oct. 8) discusses how current it is: