To the right, Genny Hindt, Alison Cuffe and Jeri Sayles were some of the
unfortunate residents who had no "home." These three were quartered in a
Moody Towers* floor lounge. Photo by Mark Lacy.
Below, residents of the South Tower's M 12th Floor Republic** give a thumbs up.
They are John Woods, Robert Rlos, Alvaro Gurrola, David Lohr, Timothy
Walter, Jeff Patterson, Timothy Oakley, Jeffrey Shulse, Amador Flores, jr., Ali
Zafar Kazmi (RA), Luis Chavarria, Diego Lopez, Junaid Haroon, Alberto Dom-
inguez, Calixto Escariz, Michael Rosenberger, Belgacen Benyousser, Alexis
Rodriguez, and Emilio Quiroga. Photo by Mona Arnold.
Above, the girls of South Tower's 11th floor posed for their picture
in sleepwear with stuffed animals. They are, back to front, Shannon Flyer, Silvia Banner, Laurie Hernandez, Sheronda Simpson,
Angela Green, Kristina Goygan, Sonia Herrera, Ra Ann Yates,
Kelly Stephenson, Rhonda Domingue, Veronica Manlaps, Whitney
Houston, Elizabeth Kendall, Alicia Ludington, Shawnya Weately,
Tina Edelear, Patricia Sebastian, Tamara Akra, Aimee Lannou,
Melissa Williams and Karen Payton. Photo by Mona Arnold.
Members of South Tower's 10th floor are: Nghia Doan, Aly Shivji,
Mark Rosenthal, Carl Deason, Adi Djojonegoro, David Wasson,
Dipak Patel, Chris Aramburu, Jason Schroer, Brian Winans,
George Mackenzie, Dnyanesh Patkar, Gary Ellison(Resident Advisor), Brad Mize, James Dobberstine, Guillermo Dahik, Jason
Godfrey, Dan Hallock, and Adrian Douglas. Photo by Mona Arnold.
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South Tower*s 9th floor residents are, back to front, Jeff Schoo-
nover, Shayne Hammer, Tray Frazier, Dave Burgeson, Ken Kass-
ner, Brian Henderson, Michael Hale, Raphael Garcia, Jorge Lerma
(RA), Jose Herrera, Ed Torres, Greg Cathey, Shawn Dillon and
Jason Fowlks. Photo by Mona Arnold.
Residents find "no vacancy"
Some UH students
came to campus this
fall and discovered
they were all dressed
up with no place to go.
The students, mostly freshmen and
were victims of a campus housing shortage
caused by overbooking of University
housing. An unexpectedly low number
of no-shows, the reason behind slight
the influx of students
on campus was arranged for the displaced students in the
Moody Towers floor
lounges and the third
floor study lounge of
Thirty-nine other students were housed in
rooms at Texas Women's University in the
Texas Medical Center.
Things weren't as
bleak as they might
have seemed for the
Students housed at
TWU were provided
with larger rooms,
and were included in
floor functions with
TWU students. A
shuttle to UH was
originally provided for
the students, but it often arrived and left at
This problem was
and solved, however,
and the students were
issued Metro bus
passes for the duration.
Arnie Ballew, a UH
resident adviser at
TWU, said living at
TWU was enjoyable
for most of the students and noted that
the UH housing administration was extremely helpful in
making the transition
as smooth as possible.
"It was a successful
stay," Ballew said.
'TWU received us
warmly and treated
our young guys like
In the spring, regular housing was provided for all the displaced residents.
However, some students residing at TWU
decided to stay, enjoying their unique hous-
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