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By Anna Reyes/The Daily Cougar

Food fight: Theater and communication senior Salvador Chevez, left, and theater senior Sydney Truss, right, found a novel way to spend leftover money in their meal plans Thursday: a taco eating contest at the University Center Satellite's patio. "This kind of injustice will continue to happen so long as the remaining meal-plan balance is not paid back to the student at the end of the spring term," said theater senior and spectator Tara Stevens, second from left. The contest ended in a tie: Chevez and Truss each ate 11 tacos in 20 minutes.


System 'cautiously optimistic' 
on budget
UH System Board of Regents Chairwoman Morgan Dunn O'Connor outlined the System's legislative concerns Wednesday, saying she is "cautiously optimistic" the final state budget will benefit UH.

Forum Friday: Family matters 
in Texas
Gay parents and Texas CPS are in a tug-of-war over fate of foster children

NFL draft will make or break franchise
The most important part of the NFL off-season is the draft. Making a smart decision or simply getting lucky could pay off with franchise players like Miami Dolphins linebacker Zach Thomas or the great Tom Brady, who weren't drafted until the fifth and sixth rounds. 

Rock is part of OK Go show
For even the most seasoned concertgoers, it seems unlikely that one would ever have the chance to see a rock performance, a French play and a choreographed dance routine all in one sitting. But such was the case for the few lucky patrons who showed up Wednesday to see OK Go at Fat Cat's, 4216 Washington Ave.

Cougar Comics

Campus Spotlight

Volume 70, Issue 135, April 22, 2005


System 'cautiously optimistic' on budget

Private developer may build at UHD

Inflation outpaces faculty pay

Heat the stove; cookbook sale coming


Forum Friday: Family matters in Texas

Staff Editorial

Editorial Cartoon


NFL draft will make or break franchise

Life & Arts

Rock is part of OK Go show

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