|Monday, September 27, 1999||
Volume 65, Issue 25
UH alumna lands role in movie
'Go Speed Racer, go-o'
Race car driver Tom Harris wuns through time trial in anticipation of the Gradn Prix of Houston held Sunday in downtown Houston. The now-annual event draws spectators from accross the world.
For native Houstonian and UH alumna Rana Fisher, public attention is
nothing new. The 1995 marketing graduate has had a successful modeling
career -- she is featured in an advertising campaign for Hanes pantyhose,
and her face appears on every Wells Fargo automatic teller machine in California.
A couple of years ago Maktar Njayia of North Carolina claimed that a
white freshman basketball player from Utah called him the N word. Thus
he subsequently spit on the Utah player causing a controversy during the
NCAA basketball tournament. A few days later Njayia retracted his comments
and said the white player never said the word and he was sorry he spat
Since the dawn of the ever-changing age of the console, one game series
has stood out as one of the best role-playing-game series which sets the
standard for all the others.
When Conference USA was founded in 1995, the public sentiment deemed the league as an established and solid basketball conference. Many people thought football was more or less an afterthought. The hope was to give football a little time and maybe it would develop into a decent or pretty good conference.