Volume 2, Issue 3 University of Houston
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As the UH campus re-opened Monday on the first business day of the new
year, concerns over how the University's computers would react to any Y2K
glitches proved unfounded. "So far today, we've received zero calls on
desktop systems," Steven Green, Year 2000 Project office manager, said
All eyes are on the UH College of Optometry's Texas Eye Research and
Technology Center, which gives students and faculty members the opportunity
to become involved in research and development of optometry products.
UH's partnerships with HISD and Spring Branch ISD, in which education
students teach classes as part of their last two semesters of study, help
prepare UH students for the real world.
As the academic world awaits the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in University
of Wisconsin vs. Southworth, another student fee argument has been
decided at the University of Virginia -- and the outcome was in favor of
The pool of characters in Paul Thomas Anderson's Magnolia fills
the niches of human life, forming a story about interconnected lives that
are fragile, flawed and magnificently realistic.
Before the blunt-laced voice of the Notorious B.I.G., the socially conscious
rhymes of Tupac and the unorthodox freestyles of Jay-Z, there was only
one master: Rakim. His newest release, The Master, showcases Rakim's
Yeah, I know. You've had enough of all the millennium lists. But really,
would there really be a point to living if you hadn't read The Wrestling
Report's Top 10 List of the Last Millennium?
Not so long ago, Bill Clinton was the most scrutinized man in America.
Now it's George W. Bush. But no one bothers to take a good look at John
McCain or Bill Bradley, the men being billed as "serious threats" to the
Forget television -- take a walk through the dangerous, mind-numbing,
socially destructive world of books.
The UH basketball team knew it had its hands full heading into last
week. First came Connecticut -- the defending national champion, currently
ranked No. 2. Then, on Sunday, UH traveled to Austin for an intrastate
battle with No. 18 Texas -- the defending Big 12 champ. Chopped liver they
UH basketball fans had the opportunity to peer into the crystal ball
last week to see what hoops life on campus may be like in the near future.
And it looks like they have a lot to get excited about when it comes to
their men's basketball team in the coming years.
For the second time in three weeks, the UH baseball team was able to
crack the Top 10 in a national baseball magazine preseason poll. This time
it was Baseball America, which ranks UH higher than any other Texas school
at No. 6 in the country.
The Lady Cougars suffered a loss to No. 3-ranked Louisiana Tech 94-49 in the first round of the State Farm Holiday Classic on Dec. 28 and 29, but defeated Southeastern Louisiana 70-66 to bring their record to 2-8 on the season.