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Claire St. Amant

Managing Editor

Named one of Editor & Publisher’s 25 Under 35 in the newspaper industry, Claire St. Amant has written for the Wall Street Journal, Houston Chronicle and D Magazine. She has earned many writing accolades, including a Stephen Philbin Award for online legal reporting. St. Amant got her start as a reporter at People Newspapers, where she covered everything from cops and courts to education and real estate before being promoted to assistant managing editor.

A graduate of Baylor University and a returned Peace Corps volunteer, St. Amant is a native Texan who has also lived in South America and Eastern Europe. She credits surviving the Ukrainian winter to “This American Life” podcasts and Smart Wool socks.

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Links We Love

Avoiding sad desk lunch, decoding teenage slang and more links we love

By Claire St. Amant

Editor's note: There's so much that's beautiful, funny, smart and informative on the Internet. Problem is, there's also a bunch of garbage. Here's the best ...


Links We Love

Blood moon time-lapse video and extremely NSFW US Airways tweet top links we love

By Claire St. Amant

Editor's note: There's so much that's beautiful, funny, smart and informative on the Internet. Problem is, there's also a bunch of garbage. Here's the best ...


Links We Love

Horse yoga, father-son dance duo and more links we love right now

By Claire St. Amant

Editor's note: There's so much that's beautiful, funny, smart and informative on the Internet. Problem is, there's also a bunch of garbage. Here's the best ...


Surprising Comedy News

The 10 best tweets about Stephen Colbert replacing David Letterman

By Claire St. Amant

In a move that's shaking up the comedy world, Stephen Colbert is leaving his popular perch at Comedy Central to take over The Late Show for retiring David Letterman ...


Links We Love

Game of Thrones crashes HBO Go, Jon Hamm loses dating game show and more links we love

By Claire St. Amant

Editor's note: There's so much that's beautiful, funny, smart and informative on the Internet. Problem is, there's also a bunch of garbage. Here's the best ...


Ranking the Airlines

From on-time flights to lost bags, new airline quality survey shows who's hot and who's not

By Claire St. Amant

A delayed flight or lost bag can really put a damper on travel. To keep airlines accountable and passengers informed, the Airline Quality Index outlines the best and worst flying ...


What The Frack?

UT researcher re-examines link between childhood cancer and fracking in Texas

By Claire St. Amant

New analysis of air quality reports and other health monitors related to hydraulic fracturing in the Barnett Shale points to a connection between natural gas drilling and childhood cancer rates ...


Links We Love

Bill Murray rocks PBR pants, Brian Williams raps and more links we love

By Claire St. Amant

Editor's note: There's so much that's beautiful, funny, smart and informative on the Internet. Problem is, there's also a bunch of garbage. Here's the best ...


Ongoing Controversies

U.S. court of appeals upholds controversial Texas abortion law

By Claire St. Amant

The restrictive abortion bill passed by the Texas Legislature cleared another hurdle on March 27 when a federal appeals court upheld the law as originally written. The Fifth Circuit Court ...


Links We Love

Johnny Cash's lost album, Princess Lacey's basketball brother and more links we love

By Claire St. Amant

Editor's note: There's so much that's beautiful, funny, smart and informative on the Internet. Problem is, there's also a bunch of garbage. Here's the best ...


Crime Alert

Active shooter reported in downtown Dallas near Victory Park

By Claire St. Amant

UPDATE: Dallas police revealed that no charges have been filed against a man who barricaded himself in an apartment complex on March 25 and instigated "active shooter" protocol downtown. Police ...


Travel Tragedy

Officials confirm Malaysia Airlines plane crashed into remote part of Indian Ocean

By Claire St. Amant

After more than two weeks of uncertainty, Malaysia Prime Minister Najib Razak announced on March 24 that Malaysia Airlines flight 370 crashed into a remote part of the Indian Ocean ...


Links We Love

Babies dressed as celebrities, naked tourism and more links we love right now

By Claire St. Amant

Editor's note: There's so much that's beautiful, funny, smart and informative on the Internet. Problem is, there's also a bunch of garbage. Here's the best ...


Sad College News

Former Lake Travis student athlete found dead in Dallas

By Claire St. Amant

On March 18, an SMU student was found dead in her off-campus apartment. Hannah Catherine Moss, 20, was a member of the track and field team and sophomore communications major ...


Links We Love

Grandmothers read 'Drunk In Love' lyrics plus more links we love right now

By Claire St. Amant

Editor's note: There's so much that's beautiful, funny, smart and informative on the Internet. Problem is, there's also a bunch of garbage. Here's the best ...


Links We Love

Celebrities talk dirty, House of Drake and more links we love right now

By Claire St. Amant

Editor's note: There's so much that's beautiful, funny, smart and informative on the Internet. Problem is, there's also a bunch of garbage. Here's the best ...


That's Gotta Hurt

Rick Perry gets booed on Jimmy Kimmel Live! but crowd digs his comments about pot

By Claire St. Amant

Texas Gov. Rick Perry didn't exactly receive a warm reception when he appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live! in Austin. The SXSW crowd offered up loud boos for the state ...


Links We Love

President Obama zings Zach Galifianakis, Ban Bossy campaign and more links we love

By Claire St. Amant

Editor's note: There's so much that's beautiful, funny, smart and informative on the Internet. Problem is, there's also a bunch of garbage. Here's the best ...


Land of Opportunity

Texas pride: State unemployment rate falls to lowest level since 2008

By Claire St. Amant

For the sixth straight month, Texas unemployment rates are declining. According to the latest figures from the Texas Workforce Commission, Texas' unemployment rate fell to 5.7 percent in January ...


Links We Love

World's cutest field rusher, pullovers for penguins and more links we love

By Claire St. Amant

Editor's note: There's so much that's beautiful, funny, smart and informative on the Internet. Problem is, there's also a bunch of garbage. Here's the best ...


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