Volume 2, Issue 4 University of Houston
Pin Lim/Breaking News
Beating the crowds: Carlos Garcia, mechanical technology junior, and Kim Roland, accounting sophomore, prepare the bag check station outside the University Bookstore. Offices across campus are preparing for the beginning of the spring semester Tuesday.
The UH System has approved a 10-year, $13 million contract with Coca-Cola,
meaning the company will replace Pepsi as the provider of cold beverages
on the UH campus.
Architects and consultants working to design UH's new student recreation
center met with campus representatives Thursday to discuss amenities and
preliminary plans for the $48 million facility.
When people hear the word IMAX, they don't normally think of full-length
movies, but Disney hopes to change that with Fantasia 2000. Seeing
the lights rise on the seven-story-tall screen, you're instantly drawn
into an incredible world of art and music that leaves you amazed throughout
the entire film.
After attending so many concerts and watching so many local bands perform,
it's becoming difficult to find a band that has something different to
offer. But Friday night, found it during a show at the SideCar Pub.
I know we've all been subjected to the pre-Y2K hype, coverage of the
24-hour Y2K celebration, post-Y2K musings and enough "definitive Top 10
of the millennium" lists to last another millennium. But the real "millennium
madness" isn't about all that. It's about self-evaluation.
Whether one agrees that the year 2000 is the beginning of a new age
or the end of an old one, it is impossible for us to disregard that past
discoveries and mistakes, triumphs and injustices that define humankind
as it exists today.
How important is winning conference games to the UH men's basketball
team? It was obvious in the eyes of the Cougars before Saturday night's
game at Hofheinz Pavilion. UH had that look in its eyes -- the look of
a team poised to make the Tulane Green Wave its first victim of the young
Conference USA schedule.
Although it began the new year with a loss, the UH women's basketball
team has taken advantage of the new millennium by winning the last three
games against Texas-El Paso, Saint Louis and UNC-Charlotte.