|Friday, March 10, 2000||
Volume 65, Issue 113
Rally, march protest alleged underfunding of black schools
Attack of the 50-foot missile
The student organization GreenCampus inflated a 50-foot mock missile near the University Center on Thursday to protest U.S. government proposals to resume production of nuclear warheads. The group claims such a move would lead to another nuclear arms race.
A crowd of several hundred students, administrators and supporters from
Texas Southern, Prairie View A&M and UH gathered Friday afternoon at
the University Center for a rally calling for more funding for Texas' traditionally
black state universities.
Ralph Nader, who was a Green Party candidate four years ago, will be
speaking at 7 p.m. Saturday, in the UH Cullen Performance Hall. In the
past election, he received tens of thousands of votes, despite only spending
less than $100,000 on the entire campaign and only campaigning in a few
Producer Steve Lillywhite (U2, Dave Matthews Band) knows talent when
he sees it. The legendary producer got hooked by the trio named Guster
during two of the band's shows at Irving Plaza in New York.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- In the end, the slippers just wouldn't fit.