Tuesday, September 11, 2001 Volume 67, Issue 14

Rich R. Risma/The Daily Cougar

Fore! Casey Eichhorn, a freshman in the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences and member of the UH Bowling Club, attempts a strike in the University Center bowling alley Monday night.

To an entire country, Salman Rushdie became the spawn of Satan when he published his 1989 book The Satanic Verses. The implications of that book were enough for the late Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, the clerical leader of Iran, to proclaim a fatwa, or religious decree, calling for Rushdie's death.

Once upon a time, there was a state university. Concerned that their campus wouldn't be diverse enough, the regents tried various things. Racial quotas were out, because the Supreme Court had abolished them long ago.

As a playwright, multiple-Pulitzer Prize winner Tennessee Williams' work speaks for itself.

For someone who initially felt like a fish out of water when she entered the United States to attend college, it didn't take sophomore Yulia Pakhalina long to become comfortable at UH.


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