|Wednesday, July 7, 1999||
Volume 64, Issue 154
Cougar News Briefs
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Amanda Perry, a senior radio/television major in UH's School of Communication,
will represent Houston in the Miss Texas pageant Saturday, July 10 on Channel
If they weren't playing -- they were working. During the Great Depression,
in the late '30s, you could buy a bushel of corn for 15 cents. A barber
shop haircut cost the same price.
Here's a quick precis of the plot for the new teenage-focused flick
Pie: Four senior guys get together to make a pact that they must become
de-virginized before the year ends, deadlining the deal at the prom.
At a time when televised sports have made national heroes of professional
athletes, two organizations with strong ties to basketball, Converse Inc.
and SLAM Magazine, have joined together to celebrate the unsung heroes
of the sport -- playground legends.
The Kosova TASK Force held a July 4 walk-a-thon to help raise money for Kosovar refugees and orphanages. The event was held at Root Memorial Park near the George R. Brown Convention Center.