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Students of the University of Houston. Houstonian 1993 - Student Life. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. July 31, 2014. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/19121/show/18895.

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Students of the University of Houston. Houstonian 1993 - Student Life. Houstonian Yearbook Collection. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/19121/show/18895

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Title Houstonian 1993
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  • Students of the University of Houston
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  • University of Houston
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Transcript Encouraging America to register to vote, College Republicans Grade Hurtado and Maria Schmitt participate in the Republican convention. Photo by Jeff Fuller. Overtaking the Astrodome, convention goers gathered to listen to Tony Zagotto, national chairman for the College Republicans speak. Photo by Maria Schmitt. *>*-■ * If I • C II «•••• ••••••• •••..• "*•••**••* *• ■iM liiusni • •• Republicans Receive a Helping Hand ! Students and Faculty Actively Take Part in GOP Convention *** TieRepublicanNational Convention held dur ing the week of Aug. 17 provided a showcase for the diversity and energy of our university. Activities involving students and facilities abounded during convention week. President Bush held a' 'prayer breakfast'' at our own Hofheinz Pavilion. Young Republicans and College Republicans took over the North Tower of Moody Tower for the entire week. They used the towers as a home base while carrying out their cheering duties at the Astrodome. College Republicans were present at each session of the convention and they organized activities and rallies for young, out-of-town Republicans. Aaron Wilson, a University of Southern California sophomore, was a ben eficiary of UH hospitality. Wilson came to Houston, like other young conventioneers, at his own expense, and our local College Republicans showed him Houston and 1 He atlJH. Board of Regents iii(Mnh(M'K(Miiic;lh I ,n\ iicttM I as Chairman ofthel loustonl lost Committee. His presence \ ensured UH prominence and nationalattention letting! lous- ton and the nation know that UH is more than just a huge commuter university. Wendy Adair, a UH Media Relations representative, said "We willingly and adeptly received all the attention we could get." The UH NOW chapter used the convention as an opportunity to protest the Republican Party's position on abortion and to protect clinics from anti-abortion activists, who threatened activity dur ing convention week. Abortion remained a prominent issue of the convention in spite ol'the fact the official Republican stand on this issue? held firm-the unborn baby has a fundamental right to life. In fact, tin; abortion issue was not even awarded any discussion time at the convention. TheROTCcolorgaurd inarched in the opening oer- einoniesoltheoonventionand participated in a parade for thepresident.ROTUUapt.Jeff Wood said, "It went very well. Five students participated in what weeall the post ing of the national colors." Also many journalism students were directly involved and were able to go to the convention as reporters and photographers, being a part of Houston and UH history. -Wendy Cockcroft Transforming the Astrodome, the Republicans took over Houston in their (Juest for the White House. Photo by Jeff Fuller. College Republican Jason Fuller socializes with George Bush, Jr. during the convention. Photo by Jcfj Fuller. 10 Student Life Republican Convention 11