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Students of the University of Houston. Houstonian 1990 - Organizations. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. September 17, 2014. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/21919/show/21756.

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Students of the University of Houston. Houstonian 1990 - Organizations. Houstonian Yearbook Collection. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/21919/show/21756

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Title Houstonian 1990
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Title Organizations
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  • Students of the University of Houston
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  • University of Houston
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Transcript STl£B£^TS ^^inorities on campus explod- per in the first place, and when they ed into protest in the fall of 1989, do, it's insulting and inaccurate." ignited by The Daily Cougar's de- A few days later, several hundred cision not to publish photos of the students gathered for a rally at the 1989 Homecoming Queen Shannon Hills. Hills was the fourth black Homecoming queen in UH history, and the first in nearly a decade. Minority groups said the election should have been covered by the paper, while fall editor Ge- orgeann Shepard claimed the event was not newsworthy. Leaders and members of several 9 Signs compared the paper's actions to those of City Coun- cilman Jim Westmoreland, * UC to protest the paper. Some signs compared the paper's actions to those of City Councilman Jim Westmoreland, who was quoted as saying that Intercontinental Airport be named "Nigger International," to satisfy those who wanted the airport named after the late Congressman Mickey Leland. The Homecoming controversy will black campus organizations attended also be remembered as part of a na- an Oct. 26 meeting at the Student Publications Committee, which elects newspaper and yearbook editors, to voice their concerns. Former Black Student Union President Ernest Goodly stated "minorities don't get enough coverage in the pa- tionwide movement to curb racial slurs on campuses. It remains to be seen whether or not free speech will be compromised in the effort to eliminate racial discrimination. -Victor Tsai THE DAILY COUGAR-FALL Laura Elder, Georgeann Shepard, Scott Streater, Shelly Artello, Katie Traverse, Javier Gonzalez, Kenyatta Braggs, Todd Eckert, Ed Sternberg, Randy Bazan, Brian Carusella, Chris Payne, Joe Monteiro, Robert Denton, Victor Tsai, Ron Vocelka, Susan Am- merman, Ed Sternberg, Will BlalockDavid Scar- brough. Photo by Mark Lacy. #^opy editors Susan Am- ^^ merman and Paula Nast work on editing features for the Daily Cougar. Photo by Jonathan Imperial. « - ^^ tudents *^ rallied around the U.C. to protest the coverage given to minority students. At right, a UH student raises a sign comparing the Fall Daily Cougar to the scandal involving racial slurs made by city councilman Jim Westmoreland. Photo by Colette Veasey. WrF< £ tM &$$ r/, f ft. 218 Organizations I joined The Daily Cougar in the first place because I thrive on deadline pressure. I look upon myself as a strict mother-hen with a firm but gentle hand. -Beth Johnson THE DAILY COUGAR- SPRING (front row)Beth Johnson, Vanessa Randaz- zo, Lara Schultz, Danny Rodosovich, True Tran; (row 2) Mark Lacy, Scott Brisko, Leisl Owens, Michael Smith, Tom Mousner, Kate Almanza; (row 3) Darrin Schlegel, Marjorie Goodman, Manuel Esparza; (back row) Randy Bazan, Tom Fontaine, Thomas Nguyen. Photo by True Tran. This should be an interesting time to edit a student newspaper. It seems the stagnation of the 80's is over; rapid change is occuring all over the world. -Michael Smith .. .We do the best job we can with limited resources, budget and staff. We can't please everyone all the time. -Georgeann Shepard Organizations 219