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Students of the University of Houston. Houstonian 1969 - Campus Life. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. November 20, 2014. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/18466/show/18140.

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Students of the University of Houston. Houstonian 1969 - Campus Life. Houstonian Yearbook Collection. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/18466/show/18140

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Students of the University of Houston, Houstonian 1969 - Campus Life, Houstonian Yearbook Collection, Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries, accessed November 20, 2014, http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/18466/show/18140.

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Title Houstonian 1969
Creator (LCNAF)
  • Students of the University of Houston
Caption The Houstonian is the official yearbook of the University of Houston.
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  • University of Houston
Language English
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Digital Collection Houstonian Yearbook Collection
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://info.lib.uh.edu/about/campus-libraries-collections/special-collections
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Title Campus Life
Creator (LCNAF)
  • Students of the University of Houston
Caption The Houstonian is the official yearbook of the University of Houston.
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  • University of Houston
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
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Transcript UHfans greet Longhorns with gusto Students wait in line outside athletic office following all-night vigil outside building, above. APO member escorts Cougar mascot, Shasta, from UH Red and White's chartered jet. The 1968 football season ushered in an exciting new gridiron rivalry. The powerhouse Texas Longhorns and the high-flying UH Cougars met for the second time in their history. In 1953 UH suffered a 28-7 defeat at the hands of UT. As early as 56 hours before game time, 1500 students had begun an all-night vigil outside the athletic ticket office. Safety and Security graciously dispensed 135 gallons of coffee and 95 gallons of punch to the thirsty throng. By the time the office opened its doors, the lines had swelled to more than 3,000. But within hours the crowd had cleared, and so had the tickets. Memorial Stadium in Austin literally rocked with excitement the night of the game. To those fortunate enough to have gone, the game was well worth the effort—even though it did end in a 20-20 deadlock. To those who had to stay home, listening to the radio momentarily came back into vogue. 30