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Tuesday, November 17, 1998
University of Houston
Houston, Texas
Volume 64, Issue 61

UST Grant Supports Bilingual Ed

Rec 2000 Polls Open

Moores Music Notes

Diabetes Clinic Informs about the Disease

Amnesty International

Cougar Preview Welcomes Prospective Students

Campus Spotlight

Album Reviews

Library Celebrates 2 Million Volumes

Pennell on the GOP

Letters to the Editor

Tulane Preview

Cougar Baskeball

About the Cougar

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Today's Top Stories

The University of St. Thomas recently received two grants totaling more than $1 million from the U.S. Department of Education to fund a program in bilingual education, an instruction whose effectiveness and necessity have become an increasingly controversial issue.

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On Campus Today . . .

I'm sure many of you are tired of walking the extra hundred feet around the construction site at the east entrance of the Moores School of Music.

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In Opinion Today . . .

After the Nov. 3 election, my father, who is an election judge, said very few members of the religious right voted. I dismissed that as being the raving of a man well on his way to dementia and filed it in my mental Rolodex under "Dad -- Reasons to put into nursing home."

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In Entertainment Today . . .

The Prince of Egypt, the new animated film from DreamWorks Pictures, does not open until Dec. 18, but it is already making some pretty big waves in what has long been considered "Disney" territory. 

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In Sports Today . . .

Perfection. Many teams hope to finish with an undefeated season, but few have the talent and luck needed to deliver.

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This Week's Feature

Last week, the M.D. Anderson Memorial Library celebrated the addition of its 2 millionth volume, a milestone regarded as highly as an anniversary in academic circles.

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Preview of coming attractions

Matt Rogers/Houstonian

Amanda Koss (right), a third-floor North Tower resident adviser, talks with high school senior Stephanie Jackson during Saturday's Cougar Preview. The event allowed prospective students to take tours of the UH campus, meet students and get a sense of what life at the university is like.


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