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Claire St. Amant

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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

Wonderful world: Horse yoga, majestic dogs and no work emails at night

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

Game of Thrones crashes HBO; Mad Men's Jon Hamm was a big loser in the '90s

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 ...


Say What?

NCAA chief and far-away fans love Jerry World's giant TV; some knock Houston's own Final Four setup

By Claire St. Amant

ARLINGTON — The nets haven't even been cut down for the first time at AT&T Stadium, and Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is already lobbying for the 2017 Final ...


Big Bite

Upset City: UConn backs up its trash talk, destroying No. 1 Florida's Final Four dream in shocking fashion

By Claire St. Amant

ARLINGTON — UConn head coach Kevin Ollie talks a good game. Turns out, his Huskies can back up their bark with a bite. "I knew this team was destined for greatness ...


Basketball Bravado

UConn slings bluster at Florida: Kevin Ollie seems anything but afraid of big, bad Gators in Final Four

By Claire St. Amant

ARLINGTON — In his first NCAA tournament as a head coach, UConn's Kevin Ollie has all the bravado of youth. "I'm not chasing championships. I want championships to chase ...


Tragedy Strikes

A least 4 dead, 14 injured in second mass shooting at Fort Hood in five years

By Claire St. Amant

UPDATE 9 p.m.: The New York Times reports that U.S. Rep. Michael McCaul, who represents the congressional district including Fort Hood, told reporters in a conference call that ...


Links We Love

Kale cream pie shakes? Yum! Fake Toronto mayor pranks? Yes! April Fool's edition of 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

Wildflower hotline, Bill Murray's strange pants, Brian Williams raps, guide to efficient drinking

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

Babies dressed as celebrities, naked tourism, first Tweets and goose 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

Larry King talks dirty, Drake's House of Cards, stunning wedding cakes

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 ...


TV Magic?

Jimmy Kimmel, Rick Perry and pot collide in Austin for a classic South by Southwest moment

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 ...


Homestate Glory

Where the jobs are: Texas unemployment rate drops to new low as Rick Perry crows at an Obama blow

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

Jeff Gordon's taxi prank, Mardi Gras doughnuts & strange pet friendships

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 ...


Texas Schools Behaving Badly

Lesbian high school student outed by coaches receives settlement in "worst bullying" case

By Claire St. Amant

An East Texas school district has finally settled a lawsuit filed by a former student who was forced to reveal her sexual identity in 2009. Skye Wyatt was a 16-year-old ...


Links We Love

How hot sauce can perk up your life; Netflix plans for "drone to home" delivery

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

Hot links: Kids act out Oscar movies, Jimmy Fallon remixes 'Ignition'

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 ...


Hot Yoga Mess

Hot yoga mess: Lululemon goes after customers trying to resell — or return — its see-through pants

By Claire St. Amant

Lululemon Athletica, recently dubbed one of the most hated companies in America, has once again found new ways to anger its customers. The latest PR debacle for the high-end yoga ...


Ranking It

Yuppie Central: Houston deemed the No. 2 city in America for this often mocked breed

By Claire St. Amant

Young urban professionals prone to pampering would be wise to put down roots in Houston, a new survey says. The Bayou City is ranked No. 2 in the nation for ...


Links We Love

New Downton Abbey cast, long-lasting pizza, JLaw's Maclemore beat

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 ...


Sex & Photos

Sexting is America's new favorite pastime — with strangers welcome: New sex study shocks with truth

By Claire St. Amant

Valentine's Day is nearly here, and according to a new survey, most Americans will be exchanging more than just flowers and chocolates. The 2014 McAfee "Love, Relationships and Technology ...


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