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By Manuel Rearte/The Daily Cougar

Paint it up: Ruchi Patel, a pre-pharmacy sophomore, paints a cougar face as a part of the Kappa Phi Gamma sorority's mural at the University Center. Student groups painted the UC and posted banners to kick off Homecoming Week.


UH graduation rates still behind others
Although UH's graduation rates have remained constant for several years, the University still can't compete with rival institutions like Rice University and Texas A&M when it comes to the percentage of students who earn degrees.

Handguns threaten public safety
I'm sure that when our forefathers penned our Constitution and its amendments, they had only the best of intentions and looked upon human nature with an optimistic eye. Unfortunately, moderation and common sense aren't things we're all born with.

Sad state of affairs
Four years ago Tuesday, the UH soccer team was fighting Charlotte in a quadruple-overtime semifinal match at the Conference USA Tournament. It came up short, but for a second-year program making the second of its five-year run at the tournament, it was a calling card, a sign of things to come.

APC performs with perfect passion
In a night characterized by a disrespectful opening band and a moving performance by one of today's most original groups, the stage at Reliant Arena could not have played home to two more different performances. A Perfect Circle came to town on the second stop of its fall tour Saturday, and when the show ended, fans were satisfied and surprised to see that it was only 10:30 p.m.

Cougar Comics

Campus Spotlight

Volume 69, Issue 50, Monday, November 3, 2003


UH graduation rates still behind others

UH home for Chinese exam

SPB plans week of events, traditions

New internet worm on the loose, IT says


Handguns threaten public safety

Metro gun ban is unconstitutional

Troops coming home, but in boxes

Letters to the Editor

Staff Editorial

Editorial Cartoon


Sad state of affairs

UH tricked by MU, treated by DePaul

Szanto feeds S&D victories

XCountry completes year

Arts & Entertainment

APC performs with perfect passion

Long time favorite remains a great opera

Just say no to 'The Lord of the Rings'

Campfire Girls rekindle grunge

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