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By Manuel Rearte/The Daily Cougar

Pick a papaya: Alán Alán Apurim shows off a papaya tree he planted several years ago near the Social Work Building. The papayas will be ready to pick around September according to Apurim, who graduated from UH with a communication degree.



$933M System budget includes raises
UH System faculty members could see the numbers on their paychecks get a bit bigger this fall when a budgetary proposal calling for merit- and equity-based salary increases of up to 3 percent takes effect Sept. 1.

Kerry deserves Oscar for DNC performance
The fiction that was the 2004 Democratic National Convention has ended and it's time to return to reality. For 46 minutes John Kerry's speechwriter took center stage and Stephen King would be proud of the tales he spun.

Former Cougar dead at 28
Former UH defensive end Patterson Owens died Monday evening, announced Tuesday afternoon. 

'Collateral' not everyday thriller
Set against the lush urban jungle of Los Angeles, Collateral follows a night in the life of cab driver Max (Jamie Foxx), who picks up Vincent (Tom Cruise), a seemingly average businessman. 

Cougar Comics

Campus Spotlight

Volume 69, Issue 160, Thursday, August 5, 2004


$933M System budget includes raises

Steady growth in local colleges

Students bike cross-country for disability awareness


Kerry deserves Oscar for DNC performance

Army dispatches surgeons to combat ugliness

Staff Editorial

Editorial Cartoon


Former Cougar dead at 28

Crain called up to MLB

Arts & Entertainment

'Collateral' not everyday thriller

Static clings to 'evil disco' in Meridian show

Diet plans, smoothies worth try

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