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Houstonian 1994 - Student Life. 1994. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. March 31, 2015. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/20605/show/20389.

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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/20389

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Title Houstonian 1994
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  • Students of the University of Houston
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Date 1994
Description This edition of the Houstonian, published in 1994, is the official yearbook of the University of Houston.
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Transcript s this student punches in her secret code, another student waits behind her for his turn. The machines were also used by students that wanted to pull cash out of their credit cards. Most credit card companies charged an extra $3 for the service. Photo by Tricia Garcia Cash, check or charge, charge, charge ottomless Pit or Security Blanket Each year students are bombarded by credit card representatives offering a free gift to students so they can become financially insecure all through their college years. Students are the best target for credit card companies; they know students are poor and credit is the most viable way to pay for anything. "I can't imagine going through college without my credit card. I never have cash on me so I always have to charge everything," said Freshman Michelle Morgan. Credit seems to be a bottomless pit, but students do what they have to do to survive these college years. "Having credit card debts scares me but I feel I've made my bed and now I have to lie in it," said Sopho- "I never have cash on me so I always have to charge everything," said Freshman Michelle Morgan. more Regina Jackson. One good thing about getting a credit card is that you can build a credit history that will help you later on to finance a car or a house. "With good credit history there are many advantages. You can rent a car, get approved for departmental store credit cards, and get bank loans. Basically, you need good credit to be able to do anything in this day and age," said Junior Michael Smith. By the time the average college graduate finally nails his first job, pays back all their student loans and catches up with their credit card debts they can throw down their cane and leap for joy. - JoAnn Stephens tudents wait in line either to pick up checks, pay school bills or to discuss school finances. The Bursar Office is Jwhere all student accounts are handled and where one can access his financial standing. Photo by Tricia Garcia sales clerk swips the magnetic strip of the credit card through the machine at theUH bookstore. Many students had 'to resort to charging to pay for their highly expensive text books. With this year especially because of the many new editions 68 65) Student Life Do You Take Charge? There are many things that students say "Charge It" to that are useful and needful but there are other things that are down right silly and pathetic "The most pathetic thing that I have purchased with my credit card was a $.99 bottle of nail polish remover. I really needed it and I had no cash or change on me," Business Major Sophomore Trang Nguyen said. "The cheapest thing that I have purchased with my credit card was a movie rental which was only a dollar," Sophomore Debbie Marx said. Not only did students charge silly items but they also wrote personel checks for them. "I really have not charged anything really pathetic yet but I have written a check for a $.99 hair bow. It was on sale from $7 and I could not resist such a bargain," Sophomore Irish Trinh said. "I have not written a check or charged a really cheap item yet but my girlfriend has. She once wrote a $.75 check for the toll way,f Junior Kien Tran said. Credit Cards I Debts 63) 69