|Friday, November 20, 1998||
Volume 64, Issue 64
Students Approve Rec Center
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Today's Top Stories
"Recreation 2000," the proposal to construct an approximately $48-million student recreation and wellness center on the UH campus, passed with a 52.9-percent vote after an extensive campaign and two-day election.
In Opinion Today . . .
The other day, I attempted to quit smoking. This might have been the stupidest thing I've ever attempted to do in my life -- except for that time I attempted to walk across the water of the fountain behind E. Cullen. That hurt. I guess I have done a lot of stupid things, but trying to quit smoking was one of the most pointless.
In Entertainment Today . . .
Local Depeche Mode and Stabbing Westward fans found themselves in paradise Wednesday evening at Compaq Center. A familiar, yet enigmatic atmosphere took shape as the now very stylish band Stabbing Westward began its opening-act performance.
In Sports Today . . .
The last meeting between the Houston Cougars (3-7 overall, 2-3 in Conference USA) and the Tulane Green Wave (9-0, 5-0) featured a 28-point second quarter, six touchdowns and numerous big plays.
This Week's Feature
One hundred years later, signs of Jesse Jones and his contributions to the city are all around us. There are those that bear his name, like the Jesse H. Jones Hall for the Performing Arts, and those that don't, including the Rice Hotel and the Houston Chronicle.
Don't try this at home
Pin Lim/The Daily Cougar
Blaffer Gallery staff members practice fire-safety training with Bob Bowden of UH Environmental Physical Safety earlier this week.