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Students of the University of Houston. Houstonian 2002 - People. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. December 29, 2014. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/20875/show/20719.

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Students of the University of Houston. Houstonian 2002 - People. Houstonian Yearbook Collection. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/20875/show/20719

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Students of the University of Houston, Houstonian 2002 - People, Houstonian Yearbook Collection, Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries, accessed December 29, 2014, http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/20875/show/20719.

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Title Houstonian 2002
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  • Students of the University of Houston
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  • 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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Digital Collection Houstonian Yearbook Collection
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Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
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Title People
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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
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
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Transcript A Whole New World Students learn from diverse mix of cultures on campus When walking onto the UH campus for the first time, one of the first things one might have noticed was how much diversity existed within the student body. People from all backgrounds attended classes and spent time afterward together, and many of those students admitted that they might never have known the friends they later made if they had not come to UH. "I think this school is a great place to learn about different cultures, because so many people from various backgrounds are all over campus," said junior photography major Megan Shoop. Like many of her classmates, Shoop grew up in an area with little cultural diversity, and she embraced the opportunity to broaden her horizons at UH. She cited the school's diversity as one of the main reasons she was attracted to UH. Junior English major Sandi Gonzales attended a small junior college before transferring to UH, and a year after the switch, the school still felt very new to her. Every day she was impressed by her classmates' willingness to explore one another's cultures. "I like the fact that everyone is so open to learning about other people's backgrounds. There are things I might never have known, and I might never have asked if I weren't surrounded by people of all different races and religions," Gonzales said. Both Gonzales and Shoop attended high schools in which the student body was predominantly comprised of one ethnic group and saw UH as a breath of fresh air. "Because I went to a school where most people were the same color, I think I'm more willing to understand others," Shoop said. "Being open-minded can help everyone get along bet ter: by Cortney Martin Something for everyone... UH students from all backgrounds waited in line at the school's 75th anniversary party together. The celebration promoted diversity even further, serving Mexican food and treating party-goers to music from many different genres. Photo by Cortney Martin All together now! Senior theatre/dance major Diane Hamden, senior architecture major Veronica Honstein and freshman hotel and restaurant management major Ciarra Martinez-Hill pose together at a recent club fund-raiser. School events brought friends of all backgrounds together. Photo by Sadaf F. Farooqui Diversity \19]