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Book censorship still relevant

Published on October 5th, 2009 | by

As most book banning occurs in public school or neighborhood libraries, it has become somewhat of a non-issue in higher education.’ Yet, as the majority of UH students are products of the public school system, there …
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Beauty, history demolished

Published on August 24th, 2009 | by

A storm is brewing in River Oaks, centering on the possible demolition of two old theaters. The River Oaks and Alabama theaters, masterpieces of the art deco era, are owned by Houston-based Weingarten Realty. They have …
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Mos Def mostly deaf to rationale

Published on July 30th, 2009 | by

Rapper Mos Def asked his fellow panelists on March 27’s ‘Real Time with Bill Maher’: ‘What is the Taliban’s manifesto, and what is it exactly that they want on a political level?’ The discussion started off …
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Sufferings ought to be remembered

Published on April 21st, 2009 | by

Today is Holocaust Remembrance Day or Yom Ha Shoah, established by Congress and marked throughout the U.S.’ Holocaust Remembrance Day’s observance is spearheaded by the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, located in Washington D.C. ‘ Houston has …
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Texas Reps ideas recall isolationism

Published on April 13th, 2009 | by

Texas Representative Betty Brown, R-Terrell, made the suggestion that Asians should change their names for ease of pronunciation, while talking with Organization of Chinese Americans representative Ramey Ko at a hearing on April 6. On the …
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Life + Arts

Exhibit links sexuality, art

Published on March 31st, 2009 | by

Dutch painter Marlene Dumas uses the human face and body as a canvas to display the range of emotion, politics and gender concerns. ‘ Dumas is an internationally celebrated painter, and is featured in a mid-career …
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Candidates offer different approaches

Published on March 25th, 2009 | by

Alexander Obregon and Kenneth Fomunung, candidates for Student Government Association president, faced off in a runoff debate Tuesday. Both spoke about parking, rising tuition and student safety, but their approaches were markedly different.’ ‘The first thing …
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