Building a Mystery

An occasional series that highlights some of the mysteries we’ve uncovered. Our research may have ended but your input is more than welcome in these cases.
Building a Mystery

Writing on the Wall

Think of it as a scavenger hunt. Can you identify the building or location where we took the photographs that composed this website’s masthead? We'll give you a clue and leave it to you to find the writing on the wall, or the door, or the ground, or - you get the idea.
Writing on the Wall

Construction Zone

Miscellanea of some of the construction ups and downs in and around campus.
Construction Zone

Credits

A list of credits and contributors. We didn't make this all up.
Credits

Dazed & Confused

A few words on the film Dazed and Confused and the people and places of Huntsville that inspired writer/director/one-time SHSU-er, Richard Linklater.
Dazed and Confused

Identification Numbers

A mostly-complete list of all known university-assigned building ID numbers.
Identification Numbers

Photo Collages

After a half-dozen visits to Huntsville with camera in hand, it’s more than time to unload (and upload) a bunch of unused photographs and hope they make sense in some context.
Photo Essays

Presidents of SHSU

Information about the thirteen presidents that had led SHSU.
Presidents of SHSU

Virtual Cemeteries

Pay your respects to some of the namesakes of the buildings, the presidents and their spouses, as well as other local historical figures.
Virtual Cemeteries

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