help adults read
Four million Texans, nearly a quarter of
the state's adult population, are unable to read basic signs or fill out
a job application.
speaks on terrorism
Following the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks,
America is entering "a new seriousness of purpose that will define our
generation," said Sen. Chuck Hagel (R-Neb.), one of the leading lights
of the Republican Party, in a speech in Houston on Monday.
sails again on the Internet
The "Galloping Ghost of the Java Coast"
now sails the Cyberspace Sea. The World War II cruiser USS Houston can
drop anchor on the desktops of Web users around the world, thanks to the
efforts of UH's University Libraries Special Collections and Archives Department.