Tuesday, November 13, 2001 Volume 67, Issue 59

Ken Fountain/The Daily Cougar

Death Rate: Harris County Chief Medical Examiner Dr. Joye Carter speaks to a group of black journalists about medical issues facing black Americans Monday night.


The UH Police Department has stepped up patrols of "high-targeted areas" on campus in response to three armed robberies that occurred within three days last
week, the department's investigations chief said.

Whether you voted last Tuesday or not, you probably know the Houston mayoral election has been launched into a runoff between incumbent Mayor Lee Brown and Orlando Sanchez. The Nov. 6 election was much closer than anticipated, and voters will go to the polls on Dec. 1 to choose who will be our mayor for the next two years.

Looking back on the world of rock 'n' roll music in the last three years or so, it can be unnerving to realize that, as recently as 1999, Limp Bizkit was the number-one band in the country. This was an accomplishment for it, but an overwhelming disappointment to bands like the Deftones or Amen, which had chosen to unlatch their musical styles from the frighteningly growing trends and trenches of the rap-metal (or rap-core) scene.

It looks like Miami's struggles against unranked Boston College was enough to sway the coaches into picking Nebraska as their No. 1 team. The Hurricanes were treading on water throughout their game. If it hadn't been for a deflected pass that was returned for a touchdown, Miami could have been looking at a 7-1 record.


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