UH, Houston puts
on good show
for Olympic committee as
torch winds through city
The University was bathed in a little Olympic glory Monday evening as
the procession of torchbearers carrying the Olympic flame on its way to
Salt Lake City passed by the campus.
Americans lack strong knowledge
While most Americans, and U.S. policymakers, generally support the sciences
and technology, many of them are woefully ignorant of some of science's
basic principles and discoveries which hampers researchers' ability to
make advances, a leading member of the scientific community said Monday.
naïve lyrics for a more mature sound on 'This Way'
Jewel Kilcher's most popular songs can be divided into two main themes.
There are the "Why-don't-you-love me?" songs, such as "You Were Meant for
Me" from 1995's Pieces of You, and there are "Believe-in-yourself"
songs, such as "Deep Water," from 1998's Spirit.
'Enemy Lines' appeals
to wave of patriotism byt suffers from too many cliches
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makes it feel a bit outdated, the movie plays to America's need for an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.
Meaningful lyrics are
marks of Angie Stone's second solo release
Amidst the storm of r&b artists that sing about money, bad relationships,
women and clothes has come a colorful array of artists that for lack of
a better word have been characterized as neo-soul.
Breaking News Comics
Claus isn't true meaning of Christmas
The myths and illusions we allow to fill our eyes and cloud our brains
transform and mutate as we grow older.
Caster: Americans to remember
second day of infamy
Friday was the 60-year anniversary of what is now
the second darkest day in American history. December 7, 1941 was described
by Franklin Roosevelt as "a date which will live in infamy." Through the
years, that prophecy has rung true. Within hours of the Sept. 11 terrorist
attacks, it was being compared to the Japanese surprise attack on our naval
base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.
Staff Editorial: Enron's
problems affect the whole city
Knight descends on Compaq Center
This simple name belongs to one of the most legendary coaches in college
luck pays off; College football needs playoff
Nebraska has now claimed the title of luckiest team on earth. Last week,
it appeared the Cornhuskers had no chance of playing in the Rose Bowl,
and would be fortunate to get a spot in any of the Bowl Championship Series
W.Basketball: Lady Cougars
trounce Lady Panthers in cat-fight
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.
Gymnastics: Gymnast Shannon
Miller competes at Reese's Cups
Shannon Miller, the most decorated American gymnast in history, performed
the last routine of her career Dec. 1 at Hofheinz Pavilion.