Destination: ACC — Enrolling at Austin Community College

Destination: ACC — Enrolling at Austin Community College

Hi there! My name is Shannon and I’m an ACC student. We’re all students and advisers here and you’re about to embark on a life-changing experience. Getting started can feel a bit overwhelming, but don’t worry. Taking the enrollment process one step at a time will get you where you need to be before the […]

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Nothing Can Stop This Gay, Undocumented Immigrant From Serving His Community.

Nothing Can Stop This Gay, Undocumented Immigrant From Serving His Community.

My name is Christian Mendoza. I was born in San Luis Potosi, Mexico. I remember at the age of 5, my dad – he was a police officer in the narcotics and gang unit. Every time he would come home, he would have this uniform – it was like a really tactical uniform. At times, […]

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Community Emergency Response Teams in Action

Community Emergency Response Teams in Action

♪ GAIL: It was a warm, beautiful day, and the excitement in the air was the battle of the bay between the two baseball teams, the Giants and the A’s. My family was sitting down to dinner, with the television on, to watch the World Series game, and then the earthquake started. The television blacked […]

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Letters About Literature Featuring Texas Author Nikki Loftin ( Texas Center for the Book)

Letters About Literature Featuring Texas Author Nikki Loftin ( Texas Center for the Book)

So one of the most fun parts about being an author is receiving letters from young readers when they come in email or in the mail. It’s so exciting for me. The letters about literature campaign is a perfect way for young readers who found a book that changed their life to reach out to […]

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Letters About Literature 2017 Level 2 Winner: Cynthia N. Onyiorah

Letters About Literature 2017 Level 2 Winner: Cynthia N. Onyiorah

Hi my name is Cynthia Onyiorah and today I’m going to read you my essay entry for Letters About Literature. Letters About Literature holds essay writing competition and this writing competition that I entered was based upon writing an essay to an author that has impacted your life with the book that they wrote. So, […]

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Gay Man Reconciles His Spirituality With His Sexuality.

Gay Man Reconciles His Spirituality With His Sexuality.

Hi, my name is Nick Donias. I’m from Fort Worth, Texas. Growing up in Texas, I was the youngest of four children and we grew up in what people call the bad part of town. And I found peace outside of all the negative activity that happened in my city through going to church. And […]

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Welcome to Holiday Inn Plano – The Colony

Welcome to Holiday Inn Plano – The Colony

(Cheerful background music) Dr Pepper Ball Park Stonebriar Mall at The Bridges Stonebriar Country Club TopGolf Hawaiian Falls Attraction distances from Holiday Inn hotel Hotel entrance aerial view Hotel back side aerial view (Continuous cheerful background music) Welcome to Holiday Inn Plano -The Colony Lobby & Reception 121 Bar and Grille King Guest Room Meeting […]

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Rafinesque’s Big-Eared Bat Colony – Texas Parks and Wildlife [Official]

Rafinesque’s Big-Eared Bat Colony – Texas Parks and Wildlife [Official]

{Water splashes} [Laurie Lomas] This is Anders Pond and what’s cool about this area is that it is a natural tupelo pond. [Narration] Biologist, Laurie Lomas, is looking for an animal few folks ever get to see… {Water splashes} [Narration] She’s scanning the trees of this Tupelo swamp for the threatened Rafinesque’s Big-eared bat. [Laurie […]

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