Articles Tagged “United States”

  • “Light It Up Blue”

    Light It Up Blue is dedicated to raising awareness of autism in the U.S. Autism Speaks, an autism research and education organization, announced the launch of the inaugural Light It Up Blue campaign in 2010.…

  • Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl Charged With Desertion

    Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, who was reported to have left his Afghanistan post and later wound up being held by the Taliban for five years, is now being charged with desertion and misbehavior before the enemy.…

  • Cornyn On Taxes

    Recently from the House side of the our legislature in Washington, Representative Kevin Brady emphasized a balanced budget for the United States. Now from the Republican Senate side, Senator John Cornyn follows suit . .…

  • Prime Minister Netahyahu Delivers Powerful Address To Joint Session

    The Prime Minister of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu, addressed a joint session of congress Tuesday morning and was met with overwhelming applause and acceptance. Several Democrats and Obama administration officials were not in attendance, but news…

  • Washington Reactions To Terrorist Threats

    At a hearing in Washington Wednesday Secretary of State John Kerry espoused the view that as far as threats from terrorism, things are actually safer . . . .   Thursday, the Director of the…

  • SHSU Professor To Speak At Roundtable Event On Cuba

    Since President Barack Obama’s recent announcement to improve relations between the United States and Cuba, many are expressing thoughts and opinions of what Cuba will be like if the embargo is lifted. Rafael Samuell-Muñoz  will…

  • SHSU’s Gaertner Performing Arts Center Recognized

    SHSU Associate Director of Communications Julia May tells us that the university’s James and Nancy Gaertner Performing Arts Center has been named to the 2015 ranking of the 25 most amazing campus arts centers in…

  • White House Press Secretary Comments On Pipeline Chances For Veto

    Congress is getting together today following their recess for the holidays, and it doesn’t exactly look like there’s a green light waiting for the Keystone Pipeline legislation at the White House that legislators will be…

  • “Coats & Cash” For Homeless Veterans Update

    It’s over. For 72 hours, local Melvin White VFW Post Commander David Lanoue lived as a homeless veteran in the Shenanigan’s parking lot collecting coats, socks and cash for veterans in need. We talked to…

  • Former Secretary Of State James Baker Speaks At SHSU Today

    James A. Baker III, former United States secretary of state, will discuss the work he did under three U.S. presidents today for the Sam Houston State University President’s Speaker Series. Associate Director of Communications Julia…