|Monday, April 24, 2000||
Volume 65, Issue 139
Dismissal of director Mayes raises questions
A monument topped by a statue of an eagle remembers Kimberly Smith and Lewis Mayo, two Houston firefighters who lost their lives in a blaze at a Southwest Houston McDonald's on Valentine's Day. The monument was erected recently in front of Fire Station 76.
Robert Mayes is, according to students, a friendly, likable man who
is an avid supporter of the University. He has directed marching bands
for 30 years, 16 of them at UH, and many of his students say he has encouraged
them to seek careers in music education and band directing.
Imagine this, you're sound asleep in your bed dreaming of sugar plums,
Pokémon or whatever else goes through your sick mind, and boom!
Several men come busting into your house like Charlie Sheen in Navy
Seals and point a gun at your face saying, "We've come for you, boy."
The upcoming Dreamworks Picture Road Trip is a raucous, American
Pie meets Dawson's Creek meets Clueless meets ... well,
you get the point.
He had it as a personal goal before the season even started.