Volume 4, Issue 4
University of Houston
Pin Lim/Breaking News
Make sure there's enough to go around: A festival-goer
cuts the longest cake ever made (according to the Guiness Book of World
Records) at the Festival of the Three Kings, a Roman Catholic celebration,
held at City Hall Sunday.
UH lecturer sues
the University for breach of contract
With less than a week remaining before students and faculty head back
to class, a returning UH political science lecturer involved in a child
custody dispute seeks a federal court injunction forcing the university
administration to fulfill an employment agreement extended to him in July.
Maggard introduced to UH
community; Smith happy
Vowing to "awaken the sleeping giant," Dave Maggard was formally welcomed
to his new job as director of UH's troubled athletics program in a Tuesday
ceremony at the Athletics/Alumni Center.
voice almost makes up
for inconsistent debut
Shannon McNally's debut album Jukebox Sparrows is neither glorious
nor unremarkable, though it has elements of both. McNally's voice deserves
the glowing praise it's garnered, but for too many of the songs on the
album it's the only real strong point.
No Doubt resurrects the
'80s on 'Rock Steady'
No Doubt's new album Rock Steady is a departure from the band's
previous work. The follow-up to 2000's Return of Saturn features
a sound much more closely derived from pop music than earlier No Doubt
efforts. No Doubt has been together for 15 years and the album is the band's
third since achieving national prominence in 1995 with the release of Tragic
Breaking News Comics
Caster: New Year
means new hope
Happy New Year. In the past, this time of year has been a time of personal
focus and introspection, complete with the making of New Year's resolutions.
It's a time of extravagant parties and celebration. It marks a new beginning
for everyone ... a chance to start over and accomplish that which we failed
to the year before.
Staff Editorial: Houston
and UH stand strong after Sept 11 attacks
Cougars can't clost out close contests
The Cougar men's basketball team is getting pretty good at falling just
short of a win against quality opponents. Very good, in fact.
W.Basketball: Poor shooting
costs Lady cougars conference opener
The UH women's basketball team lost to highly regarded Texas Christian
61-49 Sunday in the Conference USA opener for both teams. The loss drops
the Lady Cougars to 9-4 on the season and 0-1 in conference play. The Horned
Frogs moved to 11-3 on the season and 1-0 in conference.
Swimming: Cougar swimmers
set personal records in Hawaii
The UH women's basketball team finished the first month of the season
with one of its best starts ever, going 6-1 with its only loss coming to
the No. 14-ranked Colorado Buffaloes.