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Houstonian 1997 - Organizations. 1997. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. July 29, 2015. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/6374/show/6214.

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(1997). Houstonian 1997 - Organizations. Houstonian Yearbook Collection. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/6374/show/6214

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Houstonian 1997 - Organizations, 1997, Houstonian Yearbook Collection, Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries, accessed July 29, 2015, http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/6374/show/6214.

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Title Houstonian 1997
Creator (Local)
  • Students of the University of Houston
Place of Creation (TGN)
  • Houston, Texas
Date 1997
Description This edition of the Houstonian, published in 1997, is the official yearbook of the University of Houston.
Donor The digitization and presentation of this yearbook was made possible by a gift from Ms. Lisa Burns in honor of her service as Houstonian editor.
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • College yearbooks
  • University of Houston
Genre (AAT)
  • school yearbooks
Language English
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  • Text
  • Still Image
Original Item Location Houstonian
Original Item URL http://library.uh.edu/record=b1158762~S11
Digital Collection Houstonian Yearbook Collection
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://info.lib.uh.edu/about/campus-libraries-collections/special-collections
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Title Organizations
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Transcript Makin HlSTORY "We've come a long way in a short time, but we still have a lot to do. Every person on this staff is committed to giving the Houstonian a new image." Managing Editor Matt Rogers Lisa Chmiola Founded in 1934, the Houstonian yearbook strives to capture the essence and spirit of the school year. "(Working on yearbook staff] is an opportunity for us to witness a lot of activities and momentous occasions on campus!' said Photo Editor Edmond Vahedi. As part of the editorial staff, Vahedi's job included sending photographers to various activities and developing film and prints afterwards. But photos only tell half of the story, and a Houstonian would not be complete without stories. Stories complete the memories, and help refresh them years later when alumni look back at their yearbooks. They also give invaluable experience to the writers on interviewing and editing techniques. Once the photos and stories were turned in, it was the job of the section editors to incorporate them into a clean and eye-catching layout on the pages. "It's been a challenge to help turn the Houstonian into something we can be proud of," said Managing Editor Matt Rogers. In addition to his duties assisting the editor in chief by overseeing staff progress, Rogers was also responsible for the layout of the majority of the book. The Houstonian became something the staff and the rest of the UH community could be proud of. Due to the staffs hard work and tireless efforts, it enjoyed a larger student participation in promotions, such as photo week and the homecoming old book sale and raffle. The university community provided additional support including campus organizations like the Student Program Board, whose Pirate TV program featured yearbook staff members on the Student Video Network in October and the Homecoming Committee, which helped coordinate the first-ever donation of yearbooks to the king and queen. Off-campus groups like radio station 104 KRBE and Astro World were a few of the many who donated prizes for the photo week raffle. This was the kind of support that made the staff members feel their efforts were worthwhile, and without a focused and enthusiastic staff, there would not be a Houstonian to have pride in. "The biggest part (of putting together a successful yearbook) has been trying to find a great staff, which we did!' Rogers said. "I believe we found nine of the best yearbook staff members in Houston." Organizations Photo Editor Edmond Vahedi shoots the action at the UH vs. Memphis football game. in addition to going to games and events, he also developed prints and film to make the yearbook memorable for himself and the uh community. Photo by Lisa Chmiola The '96-'97 Houstonian yearbook staff: (back) Mark Smith. Karen Bader. Casey Garrett. Matt Rogers, (front) Lana Khawaja. Donielle Lewis. Dontee Lewis. Lisa Chmiola. Photo by Cam McElligott Houstonian