Wednesday, January 20, 1999
University of Houston
Houston, Texas
Volume 64, Issue 75

Moores Wind Ensemble Semifinalist for Grammy

Freshman Dies Sunday

Revamped Satellite Gets Mixed Reviews

Saddle Up for the Rodeo

On the Air

Is Country Going Mainstream?

Flying Sans Wings

Mahmoudi on Strangeness

Staff Editorial

Letters to the Editor

Lady Coogs' Road Woes Continue

Top 25 Notebook

The Wrestling Report

Helton Revamps Staff

About the Cougar

Today's Top Stories

The Moores School Wind Ensemble recently found its name among the most talented performers in the world when it became a semi-finalist for four 1999 Grammy awards.

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In Opinion Today . . .

A stickler for tradition would not let a special day or event pass without performing the perfunctory rituals. It would be absolutely intolerable, unthinkable.

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In Entertainment Today . . .

It has been rumored that, down here in Texas, we like to do things a little bit bigger than everybody else. 

In that case, it comes as no surprise that every late February and early March the city of Houston plays host to the world's largest livestock show and rodeo.

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In Sports Today . . .

Lady Cougar head coach Joe Curl is making ripples in his first year, and their impact has already been far-reaching. Later this week, Lady Cougar fan John W. Rickett will make the single largest donation in UH women's basketball history.

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This Week's Feature

Ever wonder what it's like to make a parachute jump? Find out in this week's feature.

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Can't touch this

Barry Watson/The Daily Cougar

Cougar swing man Willie Moore attempts a three-pointer in the Saint Louis game held Thursday at Hofheinz Pavilion. The next game the Cougars play will be against Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg, Miss. The Cougars play at home on Jan. 30 against South Florida.

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