|Tuesday, April 4, 2000||
Volume 65, Issue 125
Census important for Texas
'Oh my God, they killed ...'
It's not Kenny. In fact, it's not anyone! This mock chalk outline is on display in front of the art building.
Houston Mayor Lee P. Brown announced in late March the opening of Census
2000 Questionnaire Assistance Centers across Houston in an effort to increase
awareness of, and participation in, this year's census.
One of the few things that liberals and conservatives agree on is that
our school system needs improvement. Another thing that Vice President
Gore and Governor Bush agree on is that more money may help. While more
money probably wouldn't hurt, I am reluctant to throw money at the problem
and hope it will get better. Thus far, it has not worked.
If there's one immediate impression listeners take away from Steve Tyrell's
New Standard, it is happiness. It comes from all sides: from the jazz
legends Tyrell makes music with, from the memories the pop standards conjure
-- and, of course, from Tyrell himself.
When Texas A&M visited Cougar Field on March 7, the Aggies crushed two three-run homers in the fourth and fifth innings to pad a convincing 9-5 victory over the Cougars, now ranked at No. 9.