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  • Search Ends for Survivors of Nigeria Plane Crash

    Search Ends for Survivors of Nigeria Plane Crash
    Lagos, Nigeria -- The search for bodies of those killed in a plane crash in Nigeria's major city of Lagos has ended, authorities said Wednesday. So far, 153 bodies have been recovered along with parts of other bodies, said Yushau Shuaib, spokesman for...
  • U of H students develop new device that translates sign language

    U of H students develop new device that translates sign language
    Ever spent a day without hearing a sound?  Many Americans do and a determined group of students from University of Houston has created a device called 'my voice'.  Hoping to make it available within a year, it will read American Sign Language and will...
  • Editor a vibrant new face for 66-year-old Ebony magazine

    Editor a vibrant new face for 66-year-old Ebony magazine
    Before Jackie Robinson integrated Major League Baseball, before the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. marched on Washington and before Motown changed music, America had Ebony magazine.    In its pages, African-Americans saw intimate images of people who looked...
  • Home grown astronaut

    Home grown astronaut
    What’s cooler than being an astronaut? Shannon Walker is the first native Houstonian astronaut to launch into space, and she’s back home speaking to students at the University of Houston about her 163-day voyage at the International Space...
  • How much alcohol do college students drink?

    How much alcohol do college students drink?
    The University of Houston is involved in a study to find out just how much alcohol college students drink. The 5 year study, starting in January and granted for $2.8 million by the National Institutes of Health, will follow drinking statistics from 2,...
  • More National Merit Scholarship winners announced

    The last of the winners of the 2012 National Merit Scholarship competition have been named. From Corona del Mar High School, Nicholas Charles Roy won the college-sponsored scholarship for Northwestern University and states his likely career field as...
  • Utah school won't allow cougars mascot

    Utah school won't allow cougars mascot
    Hey mascot lovers, are you ready for this absurdity? Students from Corner Canyon High School were given a chance to select a future mascot and chose Cougars. But board members refused the name saying the mascot, Cougars, may offend middle aged women....
  • Planning for college education

    Planning for college education
    So what does it take to go to college these days? Some smarts, and a whole lot of money. As the mother of three high school freshmen, Shauna Vinson admits she's "A little worried, but I'm actually putting things in place so that hopefully when that...
  • Yates High School: James Paul Bryant

    Yates High School:<br>James Paul Bryant
    HOUSTON - The next football team that faces Jack Yates High School in the playoffs might want to keep an eye on James Paul Bryant. A first-team, all-district selection last year with nearly 80 tackles and six sacks, our Class Act of the week, and...
  • To Keep Research Funding, Universities Mull Tobacco Ban

    To Keep Research Funding, Universities Mull Tobacco Ban
    Texas Tribune Despite polls showing overwhelming public support and endorsements from celebrities like Lance Armstrong, efforts to establish a statewide workplace smoking ban have fallen flat in recent sessions of the Texas Legislature. But a state...
  • This wall is more than just art

    This wall is more than just art
    The March of Humanity mural inside the University of Houston’s Cougar den --has told the story and struggles of Mexican-Americans for almost 40-years! But with university construction underway the mural is in danger of being moved and possibly...
  • Student teams compete in Shell Eco-marathon

    Student teams compete in Shell Eco-marathon
    Some of the greatest young minds in the world are all meeting in Houston, competing to see whose vehicle can go the furthest distance on the least amount of energy. I'm sure no one in Houston will object with the way gas prices are soaring! This...