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|Volume 68, Issue 1 , Monday,
August 26, 2002
UH has mixed feelings
on new Cougar 1Card
A pilot program starting this semester will allow members of the UH
community to use their Cougar 1Cards as debit cards. Those
running the program are optimistic; others aren't as excited.
SGA plans to instill new traditions
UH's Student Government Association president and vice president say
they are eager to clean up SGA's image and continue working to meet
students' needs having entered office amidst and election scandal.
Cullen entrance set for renovation
An improved landscape with newly planted trees and lighted walkways
will greet those who enter the campus from Cullen Boulevard by
Interstate 45. Starting at the two tall granite pillars on Cullen and
extending down to Elgin Street, the University will be adding 60 oak trees,
widening the sidewalks on both sides to six feet and putting up new
light posts with hanging, decorative banners.
FY '03 budget approved by UHS
Board of Regents
The UH System budget for 2003 and a joint venture with the University
of Texas System were approved at this month's Board of Regents
meeting, but the biggest story was the naming of the first black dean
in UH history.
UH drops fight against Pro-Life
A case that could have national implications involves a UH organization,
Pro-Life Cougars, that sued the University for attempting to prevent it
from bringing a large display of photographs of aborted fetuses to
Butler Plaza, the area located between M.D. Anderson Memorial Library and
Phillip Guthrie Hoffman Hall.