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Students of the University of Houston. Houstonian 1991 - Student Life. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. April 16, 2014. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/19959/show/19719.

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Students of the University of Houston. Houstonian 1991 - Student Life. Houstonian Yearbook Collection. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/19959/show/19719

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Students of the University of Houston, Houstonian 1991 - Student Life, Houstonian Yearbook Collection, Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries, accessed April 16, 2014, http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/19959/show/19719.

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Title Houstonian 1991
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  • Students of the University of Houston
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Caption The Houstonian is the official yearbook of the University of Houston.
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Title Student Life
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  • Students of the University of Houston
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  • University of Houston
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Transcript ylt the beginning of the Crisis, gas prices soared to record breaking numbers. This increase in prices was felt by all of the commuters on campus. Photo by Donatello Pitts. Otudents purchsed yellow ribbons in support of the troops in the Middle East. Ribbons were passed out and sold on campus. The students hung the ribbons from their car antenna. Photo by Donatello Pitts. ^*ff% fcl M 135 1 * -• CARKR ■APPflPTHNITI ^/\ gallon of regular unleaded gasoline increased because of the Persian Gulf Crisis and the price increased was felt by the UH students. "Just a couple of weeks ago, it cost me eight dollars to fill up my tank and now it costs me ten dollars," said Julie Goldberg, who commutes 50 miles everyday. "I'm a firm believer in fuel conservation, but this is the only car available to me," Quana Childs, who drives a Ford Bronco, said. "My brother lets me drive this car and you can't look a gift horse in the mouth, though I'm beginning to reconsider." The crisis in the Persian Gulf can Persian Gulf Crisis QPERflTIOn DESERT SHIELD be credited with squeezing consumer's pocketbooks at the fuel pump. It had taken only eight weeks for the price of oil to double to $38 a barrel. The average price of a reg- Oklahoma and New Mexico Regional Office of the American Automobile Association said. Some students were making lifestyle changes to accomodate the pinch. "Because of my schedule, I used to come to school twice on Mondays and Wednesdays," Goldberg said. "Now I stay at school and study at the library." The students learned to cope with the rising gas prices, which went down slightly after several months into the Persian Gulf crisis; how- ular unleaded gasoline at a self- ever, students felt the crunch and service pump climbed to a $1.30 in that was enough to keep them at Houston, Gretchen Truitt, coordi- home.-Carole Juarez nator of public affairs for the Texas, JMI The average price of regular unleaded gasoline at a self-service pump climbed from $.98 to $1.30 in Houston. Operation Desert Shield Kb