Brittany Britto, Houston Chronicle

Brittany Britto

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  • The Baltimore Sun
  • CapitalGazette.com
  • Carroll County Times
  • New York Daily News
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Recent articles by Brittany:

Texas A&M System to launch TV series on COVID-19

The Texas A&M University System to host TV series on COVID-19, featuring experts and scientists. → Read More

University of Texas president Grey Fenves to step down in June

Gregory L. Fenves, president of the University of Texas at Austin, stepping down to lead Emory University in Atlanta. → Read More

University of St. Thomas offers empty residence hall room to hospitals

Houston’s University of St. Thomas offering dorm rooms to Texas Medical center coronavirus medical and healthcare professionals. → Read More

Texas college students adjust to first week of online classes

Many Texas colleges have kicked off their online classes, changing and removing aspects of courses as professors adapt coursework for the online realm. → Read More

Texas colleges help during COVID-19 with donations, research, inventions

As the COVID-19 pandemic grows within the United States, many Texas colleges and schools are using their ingenuity to help the community. → Read More

Loneliness and stress can make you more prone to COVID-19, if exposed. Here’s how to combat those feelings.

Social distancing and the overall stress of the COVID-19 can weaken the immune system and make people more susceptible to the virus if exposed. → Read More

Loneliness, stress can make you more prone to COVID-19

Social distancing and the overall stress of the COVID-19 can weaken the immune system and make people more susceptible to the virus if exposed. → Read More

Texas Southern staff member tests positive for COVID-19

Texas Southern University announced Monday that a staff member has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. → Read More

Texas A&M student tests positive for coronavirus

A Texas A&M University student has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, bringing the total number of cases in Brazos County, where the university resides, to four. → Read More

UT student, dean test positive for COVID-19

University of Texas at Austin officials announced Wednesday that there are two new positive cases of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. One is a student. → Read More

Texas Southern board chair resigns, appointed to another state board

Another Texas Southern University board of regents member has resigned. Hasan Mack, who served as chair for TSU’s board of regents, stepped down and has been appointed to serve another state board, university spokesman Steve Scheffler said in a release. Gov. Greg Abbott’s office announced Monday that Mack was appointed to the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission for a term through Nov. 15, 2025.… → Read More

Texas Southern board chair resigns, appointed to another state board

Another Texas Southern University board of regents member has resigned. Hasan Mack, who served as chair for TSU’s board of regents, stepped down and has been appointed to serve another state board, university spokesman Steve Scheffler confirmed. Gov. Greg Abbott’s office announced Monday that Mack was appointed to the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission for a term through Nov. 15, 2025. “The… → Read More

UT president tests negative for COVID-19 after wife tests positive

University at Texas at Austin President Gregory L. Fenves has tested negative for the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, despite his wife testing positive. → Read More

Houston Community College, UT Austin and Texas Southern cancel classes amid coronavirus pandemic

Several Texas colleges announced decisions earlier this week to cancel classes, close campuses, extend spring break and migrate to online classes amid concerns related to the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. But new changes are still emerging. → Read More

HCC, UT and TSU cancel classes today

Several Texas colleges announced decisions earlier this week to cancel classes, close campuses, extend spring break and migrate to online classes amid concerns related to the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. But new changes are still emerging. → Read More

UT confirms its first case of COVID-19 — the president’s wife

University of Texas at Austin confirmed its first case of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, Friday morning, according to UT President Gregory L. Fenves. Fenves wrote in a letter to the university community that his wife Carmel tested positive for the virus after traveling to New York for several events with alumni and students last week. → Read More

Texas colleges cancel classes, prepare for online education

Texas colleges are suspending classes and preparing for remote education amid threats of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. → Read More

New bombshells revealed in TSU admissions scandal. Here’s what we know.

Texas Southern University awarded more than $400,000 in scholarships to poorly performing students in a scheme to boost enrollment and enrich a school official that went unnoticed for years, according to an auditor’s report obtained Wednesday by the Houston Chronicle. → Read More

Houston’s first Moroccan Hammam delivers spa experience with a heavy dash of culture

To date, I’ve never experienced anything quite like an authentic Moroccan hammam, so when I officially moved to Houston and learned about the Hammam Spa, I was more than ready to relive one of my favorite memories of Casablanca. → Read More

Texas Southern regent who defended ousted president Austin Lane resigns from board

Derrick Mitchell, a member of the board of regents at Texas Southern University who defended ousted President Austin Lane, has stepped down from the board. → Read More