Wednesday, July 7, 1999
University of Houston
Houston, Texas
Volume 64, Issue 154

Cougar News Briefs



In House

The Adventures of Ruth the Pig

Movie Review: American Pie

Album Review: Mase

Album Review: Pretenders

Moeller on Grandpa

Mitchell on Ourselves

Staff Editorial

Editorial Cartoon

Converse and SLAM join to bring UH alumni and pros together for charity

The Wrestling Report

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In News Today . . .

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 2.

In Opinion Today . . .

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. 

In Entertainment Today . . .

Here's a quick precis of the plot for the new teenage-focused flick American 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.

In Sports Today . . .

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.

Walk On

Pin Lim/The Daily Cougar

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.

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