Volume 7, Issue 2
University of Houston
Cougar Basketball Update
Pumped up Cougars overpower
Pin Lim/Breaking News
Christmastime in the city: Holiday
shoppers -- and ice skating aficionados -- are dwarfed by The Galleria’s
Christmas tree with only two more shopping days left until Christmas Day.
Lot 1A closing for garage
A long-awaited campus parking garage moves a step
closer to being a reality this week with the closure of part of Parking
Lot 1A, which will be the site of the 1,500-space structure.
Student fee cap may make
FY 2006 budgets tight
The Student Fees Advisory Committee may be dealing
with a shortage of funds to allocate to student service units if the Student
Government Association does not raise the Student Service Fee cap.
Fire damages 68-year-old
Eleven members of Phi Kappa Theta fraternity lost
their home when a fire damaged their house last week.
UH offers its own holiday
It's three days till Christmas and you haven't sent
your holiday cards. But there's still a chance for redemption.
Some songs not
fit for Christmas carolers
So we're getting pretty close to Christmas, and
I'm sure you have all been swarmed with the usual holiday song list of
oldies (some are also goodies), modern classics ("Christmas in Hollis"
by Run-DMC comes to mind), current bands revamping old standards (none
of which are really outstanding) and of course the yuk-yuk cheesy humor
tracks like the hillbilly favorite "Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer"
(please listen to Manic Hispanic's "Santa Got Run Over by My Chevy" instead).
Anderson creates an 'Aquatic'
Love, loss and adventure meet on the open sea with
a Wes Anderson twist in The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou, Anderson's
latest piece that tells the story of Zissou (Bill Murray), an underwater
Breaking News Comics
Curb the hate
for the holiday
My lease is up Jan. 15, and I recently quit my steady
job as a waiter. Mix that in with the fact that I'm saving up to go to
school out of the country for a year, and this holiday season should be
full of question marks and desperate attempts at stabilizing my turbulent
life. But it's not.
Staff Editorial: Student
fee hitting its head on $150 ceiling
If the Student Service Fee is not increased next
fiscal year, there may be less money to go around to student groups like
the Student Government Association, the Student Program Board, this newspaper
and dozens of other valuable organizations.
Pumped up Cougars
In one of their most physical and intense battles
this season, the Houston Cougars finished up their short three-game home
stand in style, defeating the Louisiana State Tigers 81-72 on Tuesday at
Lady Cougars lose second
The Lady Cougars pinned their hopes on a three-pointer
from senior guard Daphne Andre to give them the win Monday night, but time
ran out, and the shot missed the mark.
As a scholar, Hawkins
scores -- again
Whether it's putting them on the board or improving her GPA, UH senior
midfielder Nikki Hawkins knows how to score points.
UH junior pitcher wins
UH junior infielder and pitcher Kevin Roberts was
named the Greater Houston Area's Preseason College Player of the Year by
the Houston Athletic Committee, which will officially award Roberts in