Opinion

Editorials

School prayer room ignites a hot dispute

Relying on a student journalist’s March 3 report about a prayer room at Frisco’s Liberty High School, Attorney General Ken Paxton’s office distributed a letter and press release Friday complaining that the room was for the exclusive use of Muslim students.

Other Voices

Should insurance companies require patients to “fail first” on wrong drugs?

Immediately after I was diagnosed with MS in 2012, my neurologist prescribed an oral disease-modifying drug that had been recently approved by the Food and Drug Administration. Unfortunately, my health insurance company required me to try and fail on an older, injectable drug before they would cover the oral therapy. I still have not been able to take the medication my doctor believes will best control my disease.

Editorials

Run the state budget like your household

You know you have to cut back for the next two years, because some of the smart people who work for you say you’re only going to have $105 billion to spend, not the $108 billion you had last time. But a lot of people are depending on you.

Editorials

Teach about mental health in schools

Rep. Four Price, R-Amarillo, the resident mental health champion in the Texas House, filed House Bill 11, which would better equip school districts to give children and teens the best mental health tools to succeed.

Other Voices

Fund Texas’ parks and bring Palo Pinto Park to life

Palo Pinto Mountains State Park will provide a wonderful setting for hiking, camping, fishing and exploring. And because it is only a little more than an hour from Fort Worth, it will be a simple day trip for thousands of Metroplex residents. But the Legislature must appropriate money for the final work before the park can open.

Cheers & Jeers

Cheers and Jeers

Cheers: To the TCU groundskeeping staff. The tulips and pansies around the campus and the TCU tennis center are absolutely beautiful! The wonderful landscaping always inspires me and makes me more appreciative of the beauty of nature.

Videos

Sea lions compete in Running Man Challenge

The Miami Seaquarium accepted the popular Running Man Challenge but instead of its main dancers being humans, the institution opted for sea lions and dolphins. Credit: Miami Seaquarium
Sea lions compete in Running Man Challenge 2:19

Sea lions compete in Running Man Challenge

A view from crowded College Park Center for NIT play 0:29

A view from crowded College Park Center for NIT play

UTA's Cross discusses team's emergence as mid-major power 0:44

UTA's Cross discusses team's emergence as mid-major power

UTA's Hervey sums up season, vows to return 0:58

UTA's Hervey sums up season, vows to return