Tuesday, October 23, 2001 Volume 67, Issue 44

Johnny Kow/The Daily Cougar

Way to go: Biochemistry graduate student Anthony Barron, president of the Disabled Students Association, left, and UH Vice President for Student Affairs Elwyn Lee, right, present electrical engineering graduate student Swaminathan Jayaraman an award for "Outstanding Support of Students with Disabilities" during Monday's opening ceremony for Disability Awareness Week.


Texas generates more "greenhouse emissions" (compounds that become trapped in the ozone layer of the atmosphere) than any other state in America. In fact, if Texas were an independent nation, it would the seventh-highest producer of such emissions in the world.

We should be proud of our city and what it has become in the past month. We are not only realizing that the best way to promote safety is to promote prevention, but we are acting upon this thought as well. This can be seen through the remarkable steps HISD is taking to prevent school violence.

Coming at a time when the nation is at war and patriotic sensibilities are at an all-time high, it seems coincidental that a movie like The Last Castle -- starring Robert Redford and James Gandolfini -- opens nationwide to dole out some flag-waving and military virtue.

"Inside the Lines" is a look from within the world of the Lady Cougar soccer team. Each week Laura Repp gives her thoughts on the week that was, game preparations, weekly routines and life as a student athlete. Today, she talks about the team's focus as it prepares to make a run for the Conference USA Tournament.


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