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|Volume 68, Issue 4, Thursday,
August 29, 2002
Arts & Entertainment
Screen stays busy
for Labor Day weekend
It's odd how the first holiday arrives just five days after the semester
starts. But, instead of holding on-campus protests demanding the institution
remain open, return to the movies.
Stars come out for MTV's moon
Jimmy Fallon is the latest comedian from Saturday Night Live's endless
ensemble to branch into other forms of entertainment, with hopes of
cashing in on one of television's more appealing mainstays.
SNL comidian adds to comedic repertoir
They may not be as refined or glamorous as the Oscars, but MTV's Video
Music Awards are just as star-studded and more fun.
UH student delights in 'East Coast
The sounds coming out of New York State in the mid-1970s are being
revamped. Spawned amidst the Son of Sam and before the Coney Island
Warriors made that fateful trip to the Bronx, jangley off-kilter sounds
bellowing from studio spaces were the efforts of bands such as Television
and the Velvet Underground. Stripped of arena rock pretensions and
accented by a streetwise sexuality, an art conscious punk scene fought
save the integrity of American music from its disco captors.
Clinic's 'Walking with Thee' takes
Through an agreement with a private ranch, the
University will soon have a location for environmental studies aimed at
protecting natural resources and wildlife on the Texas coast.