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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. December 22, 2014. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/19121/show/18935.

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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/18935

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Title Houstonian 1993
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  • Students of the University of Houston
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Title Student Life
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  • 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
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Transcript In an attempt to increase students' pride in the university, the Students' Association tried to pass a bill that would punish students wearing other SWC paraphernalia. This became known as the infamous Dress-Code Bill 29006 The controversial dress code bill died, but the Students' Association senators believe school spirit should not pass away with it. SA killed bill 29006 at their first meeting of the spring semester. The bill called for students to cease wearing paraphernalia from other universities. The punishment for breaking the law: a two-page typed report on the history of UH and five hours of campus community service. "This legislation brought up a lot of good points. There needs to be a commitment to change. We want the ad- Helping to garner support for the UH athletics, the UH Brass Band and the Cougar Dolls do the "official" UH three-fingered salute. These students donate countless hours of their personal time to help build spirit at games and events. Photo by Michael W. Smith. ministration to take a school spirit. Now, we more active role in pro- are working with the ad- moting the school and ministration to imple- not just the sports," SA ment a program during president Rusty Hruska orientation that teaches said. A major complaint in SA was that UH, because it is mostly a commuter school, does not have a sense of community. The Bleacher Creatures show their spirit t new students about UH his- tory," said Michelle Palmer, speaker of the senate and co- writer of the bill. Some students by wearing and painting their faces in red and white. They cheered in their section of the Astrodome, but provided unwavering support for UH football. Houstonian Photo. "Community spirit is fine, but we did not get to see that. If that bill had passed, it could have taken away our freedom of expression," said Jodi White, a junior psychology major. SA's continued to build school pride without the help of the bill. "We are planning a number of community- enhancing events, and Senator Mitch Rhodes is working on a traditions book that should be done by the end of the semester," Hruska said. -Rivka Gewirtz "We really wanted to get the administration to do something about the lack of were upset about the legislation and did not see the logic behind the bill. 70 Student Life