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Tuesday, December 1, 1998
University of Houston
Houston, Texas
Volume 64, Issue 69

Alcoholism Tied to Brain Chemistry

Campus Spotlight

Album Reviews

Flying Sans Wings

Whitlock on Public Ed

Staff Editorial

UH/C-USA Notebook

Cougar Basketball

The Wrestling Report

About the Cougar

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Today's Top Stories

The discovery of neuropeptide Y (NPY), a brain chemical in mice, may take University of Washington researchers a step closer to determining why some people are more prone to alcoholism than others.

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In Opinion Today . . .

There is a very unfortunate rift in America's public school system. Some schools have new Pentium computers with CD-ROMs, while others are struggling just to be able to afford books. Some schools are shooting for an average 1100 on the SAT, while some would just love to be "satisfactory."

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In Entertainment Today . . .

After selling more than 10 million copies of her 1995 debut album Pieces of You, Jewel's follow-up became as anticipated as the sophomore efforts of such artists as Hootie & The Blowfish and Alanis Morissette.

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In Sports Today . . .

After finishing his sixth season at the helm of the Houston Cougars, head coach Kim Helton is already looking forward to what the next year will bring.

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This Week's Feature

There are many reasons why someone would want to jump out of airplane -- the adrenaline rush, the chance to tell people "I went skydiving" or to fulfill a death wish.

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University marks World AIDS Day with series of events

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Third-year law stduent Robert Fuentes gets information on HIV and AIDS from first-year law stduent Shannon Ross at a table in the Law Center.

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