Volume 3, Issue 2
University of Houston
Ann Richter/Breaking News
How lovely are thy -- hey, look! Neiman's is having a sale: The
Galleria's Christmas tree provides a holiday centerpiece for shoppers and
ice skaters alike. The shopping mall and the Uptown district sport thousands
of lights in celebration of the holiday season.
stands behind hiring record in face of discrimination suit
A former UH associate athletics director has filed suit in federal court
claiming Athletics Director Chet Gladchuk said he would never hire a black
head football coach, but Gladchuk's record shows a history of diverse hiring
on all levels.
UH breaks record in statewide
Faculty and staff at UH broke last year's record in the State Employee
Charitable Campaign, raising 22 percent more than they did in 1999.
Effects of 2000 election
may be far-reaching
Vice President Al Gore's concession of the 2000 presidential race brought
an end to the longest and most convoluted election in more than a century.
But the effects of this year's political showdown may be felt well past
and present come alive in Poe's 'Haunted'
Although it's somewhat morbid, Poe's sophomore album shows the singer-songwriter
reaching into the depths of her soul and drawing on her emotions. It's
a coming-of-age for a young woman whose father always told her she would
never make it as an artist.
Movie review: Save 'Thirteen
Days' for history class
Although Kevin Costner's new movie hits the mark historically, it falls
short of political intrigue. The Cuban Missile Crisis was never so boring.
Movie Reviews: 'Family
Man' is mediocre at best; 'Dude, where's the joke?'
Ah, the holidays -- another chance for Hollywood to bring us a sappy
sweet story of family life and a mindless, but funny, teen-predicament
movie. Unfortunately, these films are about as appealing as last year's
Web sites for those avoiding
Breaking News Comics
cashes in; FCC is dealt a silencing blow
A future senator greets a future first lady and signs an $8 million
book deal. A lame-duck president agrees to a budget with something for
everyone. Congress takes the future of public radio into its own hands.
Who says Washington is boring after an election?
blown out by Mustangs; continues rivalry with Texas tonight
The Southern Methodist Mustangs reminded the Cougar men's basketball
team Dec. 17 that its rebuilding process has a long way to go, defeating
a hapless Houston squad 94-69. Now the Cougars will gear up to play Texas,
another in-state rival.
W. Basketball enjoys
time in 'Paradise,' trounces Lady Ealges
The Lady Cougars' tough schedule, which has pitted them against some
of the best teams in college basketball, has apparently paid off: Houston
was able to take a decisive 73-60 win over Eastern Washington in the first
round of the Paradise Classic in Hawaii.