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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 22, 2014. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/19121/show/18915.

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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/18915

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Students of the University of Houston, Houstonian 1993 - Student Life, Houstonian Yearbook Collection, Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries, accessed July 22, 2014, http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/19121/show/18915.

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Title Houstonian 1993
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Transcript ihe floats at the festivities were works of art that took months to Not only did the party-goers enjoy catching the beads, but the people on the floats enjoyed throwing the beads. Photo by Gary Sapone. out beads to the party-goers. Floats were hounded by aggressive bead catchers. Photo by Gary Sapone. Partyin* On The Strand Galveston kicked off a huge Mardi (Iras party and drew in a biggercrowd than in years past, l Ising Broadway as the theme, (ialveston's Mardi Gras festival grew each year, attracting more and more? visitors. Among the party- goers were students, including Tonja Jiga, a senior psychology major, who said she went to Galveston almost every year. "I try not to miss Mardi Gras because it gives me a chance to get away from the every day grind of work and school," she said. John Mohabbat, a junior finance major, enjoyed going to Mardi Gras to meet new people. "I like the fact thai every time I go, I meet so many different people from different schools, and each year, the crowds seem to get Larger/' he said. Along with the increase in attendance came the increases in traffic and parking problems. Both KRBE and KZFX made* i I easier for some people to get to Mardi Gras by each sponsoring a bus trip to Galveston. Unfortunately, they both sold out within two weeks of their schedules departures. 38 Student Life Nevertheless, parking and traffic problems did not stop students deter mined to find a good partj. as I Jl I students found wax s of getting around these problems by car-pooling and going in large groups. "I plan on getting a largo group of friends logo! her, lindingout whohas the most spacious tar and car-pooling to Galveston," said Kagnar Heishmann, a freshman political science major. "We try to take one car so we don't have to worry about losing any other cars with us. We also pitch in for gas and help out with the driving," Mohabbat said. Students who had a place to stay in Galveston were able to avoid Saturday traffic by leaving Friday. "II you can find a place to spend the night, you don't have to sit in traffic all day Saturday, and you'll have more time to party," Jiga said. As far as parking goes, Jiga suggested students wear comfortable walking shoes. "It is very difficult to find a good parking space, so chances are you'll be walking quite a bit," she said. -Joanna Davila Mardi Gras 39