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By Manuel Rearte/The Daily Cougar

Practice makes perfect: Lee Wadenpfuhl, who recently graduated from the Moores School of Music with a bachelor's degree in horn performance, practices his French horn Monday in preparation for the Texas Music Festival. The TMF, a four-week music residency for young musicians at UH, concludes with concerts this week; visit for a schedule.


Scott rail line could spur development
A light rail corridor connecting UH, Texas Southern University and the Third Ward to downtown Houston and Hobby Airport is taking shape as a part of Metro's $7.5 billion initiative to outfit the Bayou City with a network of light rail transit lines.

Color barrier remains prevalent
What do African-Americans and 11,000 Iraqi civilians have in common?

'Boring' sport no excuse for bad accents
If you've had the opportunity and the stomach to see an entire episode of Sportscenter recently, you've probably seen ESPN's attempts at covering the 2004 European championships in Portugal. 

Games provide escape
Video games waste time, money, energy and brain cells that could be spent studying, exercising or looking for a job. Many promote violence and a degrading attitude toward women or minorities.

But if you're old enough, and you have the ability to distinguish fantasy from reality, playing a video game now and then is a great way to let off some steam and have a little fun. 

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Campus Spotlight

Volume 69, Issue 149, Tuesday, June 29, 2004


Scott rail line could spur development

UH facility will help cut diesel emissions

Business college's donor is dead at 85


Color barrier remains prevalent

Fighting terror is using terror

Cheney reveals hypocrisy

Staff Editorial

Editorial Cartoon


'Boring' sport no excuse for bad accents

Divers visit Houston before Athens

Francis deserves better than being simple trade fodder

Arts & Entertainment

Games provide escape

Along came a Spider-Man ... again

'High Life' feeds off garage's greatest

Emotions run low in 'Clearing'

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