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Houstonian 1994 - Student Life. 1994. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. July 6, 2015. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/20605/show/20385.

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(1994). Houstonian 1994 - Student Life. Houstonian Yearbook Collection. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/20605/show/20385

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Houstonian 1994 - Student Life, 1994, Houstonian Yearbook Collection, Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries, accessed July 6, 2015, http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/20605/show/20385.

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Title Houstonian 1994
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  • Students of the University of Houston
Place of Creation (TGN)
  • Houston, Texas
Date 1994
Description This edition of the Houstonian, published in 1994, is the official yearbook of the University of Houston.
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  • College yearbooks
  • University of Houston
Genre (AAT)
  • school yearbooks
Language English
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Original Item Location Houstonian
Original Item URL http://library.uh.edu/record=b1158762~S11
Digital Collection Houstonian Yearbook Collection
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
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Transcript n the boy's bathrooms graffiti can be graphic or a play- on-words but usually they j tend to be more graphic then the girl's bathrooms. Here a creative and opinionnate student writes out his views on NAFTA. Photo by Cesar Alvarez An expression of creativity or vandulism raffiti: An Art Form Some call it a form of creative expression the custodial staff would call it a pain, but graffiti on our campus stays true to the struggles and experiences students of our generation go through. "Graffiti is a form of expression and a way of being heard. It depicts the struggle students go through emotionally, mentally and physically," said Sophomore LaGuana Gray. The custodial staff works really hard to keep graffiti on walls to a minimum due to its quick cleanup policy. "We try to clean up graffiti as soon as possible, it helps reduce the inci- 11 Graffiti is a form of expression and a way to be heard," Gray said. dents," said Tony Gonzales, assistant manager of Custodial Services for UH. Some students are willing to risk the threat of fines or jail time to forever leave their mark at UH either by wet cement or by permanent markers. "I wrote mine and my girlfriends name in some wet cement. I did it because it was there, and everyone else was doing it," said Junior Mike Salazar. Whether it be for creative expression or just personal fun, graffiti symbolizes the struggle and times of our generation. Long live the First Amendment. - JoAnn Stephens large picture of a person is spray painted on the wall of a stairwell on Melcher Hall. Earlier this year spray painted j graffiti was also discovered in the Architect building and was removed. Students sit down by the steps for a chat before going to class. Photo by Tricia Garcia n the girl's bathroom at Melcher Hall written graffiti are in most of the bathroom stalls and on the doors. Girl's ^usually have written graffiti which tell- off or curse-out people then drawn graffiti. 62 6D Student Life t a study booth in the library a student studies next to graffiti written in black marker. 1 ./] Besides bathrooms the library is the next likely target for creative graffiti artists. Photo by Tricia Garcia vfj n example of the boy's bath- ^^ room drawing talents is this graphic picture here. The ^/jboy's bathroom have more graphic pictures than this and are therefore not printable. Photo by Cesar Alvarez. Do You Read Whatl I Read? Many of us would never admit out right that we went around bathroom walls reading graffiti for entertainment or even have created some. But all of us know that we do read them from time to time. "I tend to only read the ones that are inside the bathroom stalls because I am kind of taking care of business so I read them to pass the time, Sophomore Cecilia Pham said. "Girls write things on the walls either to get back at someone by putting that persons name and number on the wall saying if anyone wants sex to call this number and also to put their initials with their boyfriends in a heart shape," Sophomore Nilam Desai said. "In the library there are many places where there is graffiti but I only wrote something in the study carroll. There was some guy that wrote he had screwed all these girls and I wrote something mean back to him in response," Sophomore Quyen Nguyen said. Graffiti 6D63