Friday April 27,2001 Volume 66, Issue 142

Walter Coreas/The Daily Cougar

A worthy gift: Political science professor Richard Murray, second from left, receives a $50,000 check from Shell Oil Co. Foundation director Betty Lynn McCann, center, at the University Hilton on Thursday. The Shell Foundation is giving $100,000 for the Lanier public policy conferences held each December at UH. Former mayor Bob Lanier, second from right, and his wife Elyse, right, organized the conferences; Liberal Arts and Social Sciences Dean Andrew Achenbaum, left, was also on hand for the donation.

UH students in West Houston now have more choices pertaining to the completion of their bacheloris and masteris degrees.

In his novel The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald made the following observation: "The rich get richer and the poor get children." This captures the direction of politics today.

With poor character development and arcade-like special effects, the only thing that drives the new action flick Driven is the heart-pumping soundtrack.

One week before the Kentucky Derby engulfs the city of Louisville the Cougar baseball team will try to leave its own mark on the city.


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