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Staff Editorial: HPD crime lab shadier than usual

Published on June 14th, 2007 | by The Daily Cougar

The spotlight shifted once again on the Houston Police Department’s crime lab Wednesday, but not for departmental ineptitude or the release of a wrongly convicted prisoner as in the past. Police Chief Harold Hurtt rejected a …
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Theorist receives award

Published on June 14th, 2007 | by

Professor Emeritus of Communication Robert L. Heath was honored last month in Dallas for his contributions to the study of communication. The Issues Management Council awarded him the W. Howard Chase Award, which recognizes "organizational excellence …
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Oil giant aids alumni in donations

Published on June 14th, 2007 | by

ExxonMobil last month matched donations made by its employees to the University at a ratio of 3-1. The contribution, totaling $325,099, came after ExxonMobil employees donated $109,000 to various UH colleges in the previous year. "UH …
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News Real: The absolute wurst

Published on June 14th, 2007 | by The Daily Cougar

German sausage makers in Berlin have introduced new lines of sausages featuring kiwi, lemon and cherry flavors, Reuters reported. Typical German sausages in the form of Bratwurst are available from the many street vendors dotting the …
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Foreign film mocks classic westerns

Published on June 12th, 2007 | by

The cinematic term √¨new wave√Æ may not be immediately familiar to most movie watchers, especially since most of the significant European new waves happened in the 1960s. Czech New Wave is a good example, and one …
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For Gonzales, the hits keep coming

Published on June 12th, 2007 | by The Daily Cougar

Embattled Attorney General Alberto Gonzales and TV mafiosa Tony Soprano may have more in common than most people think. Both the oft-criticized consiglieri to the president and the stone-cold wise guy’s futures are cloudy at best. …
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Staff Editorial: Organic food not always the cream of the crop

Published on June 12th, 2007 | by The Daily Cougar

During the past years organic food products – products produced without conventional chemical additives – have grown from occupying obscure shelf space to constituting a considerable niche. Not all organic products, though, are as environmentally clean …
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Seattle selects Brown in MLB draft

Published on June 12th, 2007 | by

Somewhere between now and mid-August, Cougars pitcher Aaron Brown will either be tossing fastballs professionally or preparing for his senior year of college. He’ll have to choose between these two options after being taken by the …
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