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Students of the University of Houston. Houstonian 2003 - Life. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. December 21, 2014. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/8611/show/8477.

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Students of the University of Houston. Houstonian 2003 - Life. Houstonian Yearbook Collection. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/8611/show/8477

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Students of the University of Houston, Houstonian 2003 - Life, Houstonian Yearbook Collection, Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries, accessed December 21, 2014, http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/8611/show/8477.

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Title Houstonian 2003
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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
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Title Life
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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 Holidays Students Celebrate ^irerre tHviidt aw y Because of the huge diversity of the University of Houston's students' nationalities, many students celebrated different holidays throughout the year. Thanksgiving was a University-recognized holiday. Students got out of classes that Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. Thanksgiving, as an American holiday, was widely celebrated by many students of many different nationalities and creeds. Hanukkah, the eight day festival of lights, celebrated the ancient victory of the Maccabees over the Syrians, and the miracle that followed, in which the lamps burned for eight days while the temple was rededicated although there was only enough oil for one night. Families celebrated each night with the kindling of the Menorah, three blessings were recited on the first night, on the remaining seven nights, the first two blessings were recited. Ramadan, was popularly Holidays provided much needed respite from school and time with friends and family. celebrated holiday among UH students. Ramadan celebrators fasted every day throughout a thirty day period. This fasting required no eating, drinking, or smoking during daylight hours. Senior electrical engineering major, Abdel Lamniai said, "My family was not here to celebrate Ramadan, but we did have a big coming together among students during Ramadan. We had a gathering where we fed about 200 students. We also met up and ate and had coffee after dark." Christmas was celebrated by students traveling to other states, staying at home with friends and family, attending church, among other interesting things. Senior Psychology Major, Michelle de Sautu said, "Our family gathered at my parents' house on Christmas Eve for a big dinner and at midnight we opened gifts." Story by Dixie Ann Dalton £¥m n MMl OooclMorni,,u Ryan Miller, Spencer McDonald, Brian Estrada, and junior chemical engineering major Dustin Miller spend Christmas morning together. Photo by Dixie Dalton Btue (Suede) Christmas Senior communications major Dixie Ann Dalton takes advantage of the nearly month long winter break by traveling. Here, Dalton is shown visiting Little Graceland which is located in Los Fresnos, Texas. Little Graceland is a home which is modeled after the actual Graceland, which is in Memphis. Tennessee. The residence has become a tourist attraction and is owned by Simon Vega, who served in the same regiment as Elvis in the Army. Photo con rtesy of Dixie Ann Dalton TricK or Treat Junior music major Meredith Ware, communications major Jared Counts, and chemical engineering major Carol Stojan attend the Honors College Hallow-Homecoming party. The party was held just after Halloween on the same day as the homecoming game. Honors students and their friends were invited to come in costume or decked out in their red as a Cougar fan. Photo by Katherine Mayse Kiss of the Dragon An elaborate dragon dances by during the annual Chinese New Year Parade. The dragons are supposed to bring good luck and spout gold coins for parade attendees. Photo by Pin Lim /^^JMM/^lM*y