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24-hour pilot program ends at Anderson Library

America's future is drawn along ethnic lines, political scientists say

Agreement returns Rice radio station to students' control


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Theatre review: 'Nutcracker' unforgettable for children and grown-ups alike

Album Review: Fatboy Slim's 'Gutter and Stars' is not worth the full price

The Great special effects compensate for cold performances in 'Vertical Limit'

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M. Basketball returns to action Sunday vs. Southern Methodist

Lady coogs hope to have Hawaiian Christmas

Kansas falls to No. 10; NCAA is going overboard with suspensions

Money could keep BCS from crowning a true national champion


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Volume 3, Issue 1                                    University of Houston

 

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24-hour pilot program ends at Anderson Library

The M.D. Anderson Memorial Library ended a 24-hour-access pilot program Tuesday night. Library staff will now study the usage data compiled during this time to consider whether to offer similar services in the future.

America's future is drawn along ethnic lines, political scientists say

As the nation begins redrawing its political boundaries in the wake of the 2000 Census, emerging trends indicate ethnic and economic divisions could dictate the future of the United States.

Agreement returns Rice radio station to students' control

After a week of nearly unprecedented turmoil for the normally tranquil Rice University campus, calm prevailed Friday with an agreement that returned KTRU, the school's radio station, to its student staff.


 


 

Theatre Review: 'Nutcracker' unforgettable for children and grown-ups alike

Anyone who has had the great fortune of seeing the timeless classic The Nutcracker knows it is a heart-warming holiday masterpiece. This year's Houston Ballet production doesn't disappoint.
 

Album review: Fatboy Slim's 'Gutter and Stars' is not worth the full price

The British house DJ Fatboy Slim (a.k.a. Norman Clark) may have come a long way, but his latest album -- a hit-and-miss collection of good and bad tracks -- doesn't meet the expectations generated by previous releases.
 

Great special effects compensate for cold performances in 'Vertical Limit'

For sheer adventure this Christmas, you won't find a better movie than Vertical Limit, which continues the special effects tradition established by its forerunners. Unfortunately, Limit also picked up the genre's legacy of mediocre acting.

 
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M. Basketball returns to action Sunday vs. Southern Methodist

After more than a two-week break, the UH men's basketball team will head to Dallas on Sunday to face a tough Southern Methodist team. The game is one that, rest assured, the Cougars want to win.
 

Lady Coogs hope to have Hawaiian Christmas

The UH women's basketball team will attempt to rebound from a 31-point loss to No. 5 Georgia when it travels to Hawaii to participate in the Ala Moana Classic against Eastern Washington, Hawaii and Detroit-Mercy.
 

Kansas falls to No. 10; NCAA is going overboard with suspensions

Still eons away from American sport's most exciting postseason, March Madness, collegiate basketball teams are shaking off the rust and gearing up to put themselves into a favorable position when the spring tournament comes.

Money could keep the BCS from crowning a true national champion


 

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