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Wednesday, August 22, 2001 Volume 66, Issue 1



UH continiues to evaluate flood damages

Although the bulk of the post-Tropical Storm Allison cleanup is complete, the University is still assessing damages caused by the severe flooding that swept through campus
June 8.

New UHPD chief isn't just a cop

Robert B. Wilson, Jr., who says he got into law enforcement by accident, recently began what will be the capstone of a 30-plus-year career by taking the position of chief of the University of Houston Police Department.

Business continues as usual this fal in SGA

Nearly halfway through its tenure, the 38th Administration of the Student Government Association has produced legislation that tackles a wide variety of issues, but members want to see the ideas written on paper turn into action. 

Parking solutions to be implemented for this fall

A new semester kicks off today with increased parking rates and yet no definitive solution to parking congestion on campus. But change is in the works.

Despite new housing, demand is still not met

The University's efforts to lessen the student housing shortage took a great leap forward Wednesday with the opening of Cullen Oaks, the new campus apartment complex. The 525-bed complex is the first new housing facility built at UH since the completion of Cambridge Oaks 10 years ago. It was designed and will be managed by American Campus Communities, an Austin-based firm that specializes in building such complexes across the country. The general contractor for the project was Houston's Davis Construction.

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