Photography allows me to be
creative and experimental,
while striving to preserve an
I joined the yearbook staff
because of the flexibility; I do
my job and still have fun
without the pressures from an
Being a writer for the yearbook
has given me a chance to
contribute to a top-rate student
publication and gain valuable
day in the
consists of busy
working to meet
there's never an
at the office.
The staff is
and zany people
that help break
the monotony of
HOUSTONIAN YEARBOOK-SENIOR STAFF
(front) Kristyn Roberts, Jonathan Imperial, Melissa For-
cade, Henry Reyna; (row 2)
Reggie Sutton, Kathi Cook,
Lara Schultz, Mary Valle;
(back) Mark Lacy, Thomas
Nguyen.P/iofo by Manuel Esparza.
A DMM THE
f #"S the sun bursted holes into the
horizon, the dawning of a new day
added another 24 hours of turmoil
and blissful joy to the life of a yearbook staffer.
9:00 am- Mary, editor-in-chief, followed
by Reggie, sports editor, unlocked the
doors as she began
the day as an endless
"Deadlines, deadlines. . .Reggie, no
personal phone calls!"
Smooth-Reggie always slid off the seat of his chair
while talking on the phone all the
while exclaiming, ". . .I'm a hell of a
man, hell of a man."
12:00 pm- Henry, managing editor, was still running around trying
to control his hormones while Melissa finally metamorphosized into a
fluffy chicken after one too many
"pok-pok-pokaa's!" Jonathan, organizations editor, knocked the
hinges off the door as he burst in
This was the first
yearbook in over
four years to come
out on time.
with a mile-wide smile, "I made Sigma Phi Epsilon!" He then drew more
layouts and proudly said, "It's so
purdy, I like it a lot!" Thomas, photography editor,
walked about the
room trying to absorb
all of the wrong ideas
from the guys. He
learned very quickly.
Suddenly, Kristyn ac-
waltzed into the office
with a loud, "I'm almost finished and
yaTl are not!" At that
moment, the staff threw green gummy bears at her for being such an
efficient pain. Lara, issues editor,
walked in on the chaos, and ran back
to The Daily Cougar office because
she knew what was good for her.
For those that remained and escaped being called into the "back
room," the outcome proved very rewarding, for this was the first yearbook in over four years to come out
on time.-Thao Vuong
Manuel Esparza, Donatello
Pitts, Rey Ramirez, Rachel Del
Rosario, Thomas Nguyen,
Mitch Greene, Khushari Muhammad, Danny Rodosovich.
Photo by Lara Schultz.
fViter completing a deadline, members of the Houstonian Yearbook staff reward
themselves with dinner at
Bennigan's.-Photo by Tony Bullard.