Thursday, February 18, 1999
University of Houston
Houston, Texas
Volume 64, Issue 96

Administrators attempt to go 'Back to Basics'

SA discusses wheelchair campaign and student spirit

Ground broken for new track/soccer facility


Pop diva Twain leads superstar concert lineup at 1999 Rodeo

Explore rodeo shows, booths for extra fun

Best option may be to get on a bus

Finding food at the Rodeo is eays, but paying for food isn't

Moeller  on Cowboys, Nazis, etc.

Backstrom on Getting a Major

Staff Editorial

Editorial Cartoon

On the Front Ro

Around the Bases

About the Cougar

Cougar Comics Online!

Citrusville -- David McGuire
Coogie -- John Palamidy
Jessie -- Dorothea Exis
perry, the great -- ed de la garza
This Space for Rent -- Jim Parsons

In News Today . . .

Top officials from Texas' public universities joined again this legislative session to request a budget increase that will benefit the entire state as a remedy to the problem of low graduation and retention rates.

In Opinion Today . . .

Lately, I've been about as productive as a smoker without an umbrella in a rainstorm. So instead of writing a column that focuses on one issue this week, I have decided to write about ah hell, you can figure it out.

In Entertainment Today . . .

Superstar acts like Clay Walker, Reba McEntire and Brooks and Dunn and many others continually appear at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, which has attained a reputation for attracting the biggest and baddest names around in country music. This year's Rodeo is no exception.

In Sports Today . . .

The Cougars had a lot of their fans foaming at the mouth after winning three conference games. They beat three teams and now have bettered last year's win total, proving that the influence of Clyde Drexler as the head coach has taken effect in a positive manner. The Cougars' Ratings Percentage Index at this time last year was around 200; this year, it is at 134.

Ground breaking ceremony

Barry Watson/The Daily Cougar

Leroy Burrell, Tom Tellez and Arthur K. Smith were just a few of the dignitaries who helped break ground for the new track and field/soccer complex Wednesday. The complex should be complete by May.

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