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Smith finds successor for Gladchuk; former Miami AD will take over in February

Gor's lawsuit against the University heads to mediation

Judge dismisses racial discrimination lawsuit against The Daily Cougar



Arts
First 'Lord of The Rings' installment meets expectations --  and then some

'Vanilla Sky,' 'Memento,' 'Heist,' 'Ali' stand out among 2001 movie releases

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 Opinion
Moeller: Afghanistan doesn't deserve America's revenge

Woock: The human species needs a few New Year's resolutions

Staff Editorial: Maggard not the best choice for Athletic Director

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 Sports
M.Basketball: Cougars head into conference play after some record-breaking performances

W.Basketball: Lady Cougars win two of three during break

Football: A&M crushes TCU in Galleryfurniture.com Bowl



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Volume 4, Issue 3                                    University of Houston

 

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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."
 


 
First 'Lord 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 Lord of the Rings have remained the standard against which the next three decades of similar works have been measured. It is the epic fantasy series.
 

'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



 

Moeller: Afghanistant 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


 
M. Basketball: 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 
during break

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.

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