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Friday, November 6, 1998
Houston, Texas
Volume 64, Issue 54

Tax Cuts for Student Workers

Soccer Team's 1st Season a Success

Charity Drive Helps Homeless


Campus Spotlight

Manson's Freak Show

Cats Meows

Make Way for the Waterboy and a Belly Flop

Social Work Gala

Moeller on Manhood

Staff Editorial

Coogs Out for Revenge

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Today's Top Stories

The U.S. Congress, through the efforts of Texas Sen. Phil Gramm and Rep. Bill Archer, passed a bill in late October exempting student employees of Texas public universities from paying Social Security taxes.

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On Campus Today . . .

As students agonize over the perfect gift for the fast-approaching holidays, the Metropolitan Volunteer Program is working hard to give people the bare necessities -- food and clothing. 

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In Opinion Today . . .

It's difficult being female in today's society. (That is probably the understatement of the year.) There are an infinite amount of issues females have to consider that males would never encounter. These issues include, for example, the role of women in society.

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In Entertainment Today . . .

Marilyn Manson put on one messed-up show Wednesday night at the Aerial Theater at Bayou Place. Most of it, however, was not due to his bizarre act.

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In Sports Today . . .

Houston and Southern Miss, like many teams that open their seasons with the hopes of going to a bowl game, have two distinct realities staring them in the face: If they win, they're going to a bowl game. If they lose, at least thereis next season.

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This Week's Feature

Social work as a profession is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year, and the Graduate School of Social Work at UH is celebrating 30 years of serving the community.

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Students rally for Oregon justice

Henri Chen/
The Daily Cougar
A student is interviewed by a local television crew following Wednesday's Pedro Oregon rally on Satetllite Hill. The gathering was held during the lunch hour to call for justice in the case, in which several Houston Police officers were no-billed -- but fired from the police force -- for shooting 22-year-old Oregon on the advice of an unregistered informant. A new investigation into the case is under way.

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