Wednesday, July 18, 2001 Volume 66, Issue 154
 












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Barbara Kierewicz, a junior at George Washington Carver High School, builds an architectural model while participating in the School of Architecture's Summer Discovery Program.

 

Members of the U.S. Olympic Committee toured Robertson Stadium and the UH Athletic/Alumni Center on Tuesday as part of its four-day visit to Houston. The city's civic leaders have launched a full-court press to have Houston chosen as the site of the 2012 Summer Olympic Games.
Recently, I made an incredibly long voyage to visit one of the coolest places in the world: Japan. The visit was well worth the 19-hour flight and the infernal jet lag. For me, Japan was a chance to experience a culture completely different from anything here. And yet, it almost felt like home.
If you aren't one of those people who have bought a PlayStation 2 yet, chances are you own an original PlayStation by now, since the system's been in the United States since 1995.
Well-thought are the plans for basketball, volleyball, baseball, field hockey, yachting and equestrian events -- which would be in existing or planned facilities -- and for the Olympic Village, which would be constructed in the UH-Texas Southern-Interstate 45 triangle.

 

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