Volume 4, Issue 3
University of Houston
Pin Lims/Breaking News
You could put an eye out like that: A "fountain" firework heralds
the beginning of 2002 on New Year’s Eve.
Smith finds successor
for Gladchuk; former Miami AD will take over in February
UH President Arthur K. Smith formally announced Dave Maggard as the
school's new Athletic Director on Wednesday. Maggard takes over for the
departed Chet Gladchuk, who left to take the AD position at Navy in September.
Gor's lawsuit against the
University heads to mediation
On December 20, a federal judge ordered the parties in an employment
discrimination lawsuit against the University to participate in an outside
mediation to resolve the dispute.
Judge dismisses racial discrimination
lawsuit against The Daily Cougar
A federal judge late last month dismissed the discrimination lawsuit
filed by a local individual against The Daily Cougar and Editor in Chief
Nikie Johnson, calling the claim of racial discrimination "a wild assertion."
of The Rings' installlment meets expectations -- and then some
Out of the multitude of fantasy writers, no one is more recognized than
J.R.R. Tolkien who has almost single-handedly defined a genre. Seen as
the "Father of Modern Fantasy" to some, Tolkien's The Hobbit and
of the Rings have remained the standard against which the next three
decades of similar works have been measured. It is the epic fantasy
'Vanilla Sky,' 'Memento,'
'Heist,' 'Ali' stand out among 2001 movie releases
Set in Bosnia, Behind Enemy Lines was originally supposed to
be released next year. But because it tested so well with audiences, 20th
Century Fox opted to have it in theaters sooner. While the war on terrorism
makes it feel a bit outdated, the movie plays to America's need for an
easy resolution to conflict in light of the possibility that there is no
ending in sight.
Breaking News Comics
doesn't deserve America's revenge
It's a whole new year. Things will get a lot better. Things will get
a lot worse. But my New Year's resolution is to quit worrying about things
I am convinced I cannot change.
Woock: The human species
needs a few New Year's resolutions
Well, here it is; yet another year come and gone by in flames, and none
of us talking monkeys -- whether as individuals or as a species -- are
any the wiser.
Staff Editorial: Maggard
not the right choice for Athletic Director
Cougars head into conference play after some record-breaking performances
Despite losses to big-name opponents Louisiana State and North Carolina
State in the past two weeks, the Cougar men's basketball team appears to
be making strides toward becoming an elite team. Led by senior guard Dominic
Smith's sensational scoring ability, sophomore point guard Kevin Gaines'
cool court vision and resurgent junior forward George Williams, the Cougars
have become a team to watch in Conference USA.
W.Basketball: Lady Cougars
win two of three
The UH women's basketball team won two of their last three games, including
decisive victories over Middle Tennessee State and Oral Roberts, upping
its record to 9-3. It's the best start for the Lady Cougars since 1991,
when that team began the season at 9-0.
Football: A&M crushes
TCU in Galleryfurniture.com Bowl
Texas A&M left little doubt who the best team on the field was when
it destroyed an overmatched Texas Christian team in the Galleryfurniture.com
bowl Friday. The Aggies gave up just a single touchdown in their 28-9 victory.