Texas Standard for July 3, 2017
Salacious emails from a former Baylor University regent spark outrage. We’ll explore how they tie into the campus culture. And: Special courts for cops – a new law on the books creates diversion programs for first responders. Why counties are hesitant to set them up. Also: The cochineal is a small Spanish insect and the source of the red dye in many foods we eat, the makeup we use and the focus of a new Texas art exhibit. Plus: Faced with a 19 percent unemployment rate, some Spaniards are looking for ways to boost their resume. Those stories and so much today on the Texas Standard:
Correction: The above description of the story about a Baylor regent’s emails initially said they were messages about victims of sexual assault on campus. The emails were about unrelated female students suspected of drinking. The description has since been updated.