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Cougars extend undefeated conference play with 3-1 victory over Wichita State
13 Oct 2019 at 10:16am
The Cougars remain undefeated in the American Athletic Conference after their Friday night away game against Wichita state brought their record to 5-0. The Shockers started the game off with an edge as they built an early five-point cushion and were able to keep Houston at arms-length for the entire set. Wichita State won the ?
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Gallery: The Cougars? 38-23 loss to the Bearcats
12 Oct 2019 at 6:28pm
Houston fell to Cincinnati on Saturday afternoon at TDECU Stadium. Relive the Cougars’ matchup with the Bearcats: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Houston falls to No. 25 Cincinnati in conference home opener
12 Oct 2019 at 5:09pm
Head coach Dana Holgorsen?s first season in charge of Houston has continued to be a tough one, as the Cougars dropped their fourth game of the season, falling to No. 25 Cincinnati 38-23. Houston lost its second home game of the season and are now 5-2 against ranked opponents in TDECU Stadium since its opening ?
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Houston loses to UConn on the road
11 Oct 2019 at 4:29pm
Houston fell to UConn in a 2-1 overtime decision Thursday evening at Dillon Stadium in only their third game in conference. Houston attacked the Huskies early on with two shots within the first 12 minutes. A pass from junior forward Amy Nyugen connected senior forward Desiree Bowen with the net for the first score of ?
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Why the campus rec has a dress code
11 Oct 2019 at 11:56am
If students want a chance to work out, dabble in a sport or just grab some Smoothie King, the Campus Recreation and Wellness Center is the place to go. They just have to make sure that they follow the dress code set in place. The Campus Recreation and Wellness Center has always had a dress ?
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Professor leads team creating test to quickly detect prostate cancer
11 Oct 2019 at 11:12am
A team of researchers from the University and the University of Pennsylvania are working to bring a biosensor to doctors’ offices that quickly detects the recurrence of prostate cancer. The test is available in clinical laboratories, but there?s an need for it to be easily accessible and affordable, according to the team?s principal investigator and ?
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Campus Taco Bell not looking to add value menu
11 Oct 2019 at 7:53am
The Taco Bell in the Student Center Satellite doesn’t have a value menu like stand alone locations, and there aren’t any plans to add one. Students can’t order value menu items such as the Beefy Fritos Burrito, Triple Layer Nachos, Baja Blast Freeze and the Shredded Chicken Mini Quesadilla. ?I wish they would have stuff ?
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Former lineman: Houston first program to ?actively tank a football season?
10 Oct 2019 at 7:37pm
Justin Murphy, two days after his departure from the team was confirmed, criticized Houston in a Thursday night tweetstorm that called out head coach Dana Holgorsen and University administration for their handling of the 2019 season so far. The former offensive lineman, who made three starts for the Cougars after transferring from UCLA as a ?
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Cougar Woods will expand its hours once The Quad opens
10 Oct 2019 at 3:17pm
Cougar Woods Dining Commons reopened with shorter hours for Fall 2019 than it offered in Spring 2018, causing UH students and dining hall staff to readjust. The reason is there?s less resident living on campus. The Quadrangle was demolished in Spring 2018, was one of the two residence halls that was close to Cougar Woods. ?
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Texas? embrace of green energy should inspire hope
10 Oct 2019 at 1:12pm
Green energy is vitally important to the future of society and its combat with climate change. Fossil fuels are, of course, used in nearly every facet of society, but their methods of acquisition and use are bringing incredible harm to the planet and the environment. Thankfully Texas, despite being a world leader in the oil ?
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Cougars sold out season tickets for 2019-20
10 Oct 2019 at 9:16am
?For the first time in 20 years, Houston sold out its season tickets for men?s basketball, the program announced Thursday morning. ?The Cougars, heading into their second season and first full year at the new Fertitta Center, brought in over 100,000 fans in 2018-19 en route to a 15-1 home record and school-record 33 wins.? ?
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Graduate College of Social Work begins renovation
10 Oct 2019 at 7:05am
The Graduate College of Social Work on Oct. 3 broke ground on a $3.9 million renovation project that will provide improvements to the entire first floor of the college?s 41-year-old building. The modernization of the structure ? which will include the construction of a new entrance pavilion, an updated lobby and revamped classroom configurations ? ?
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New mariachi ensemble debuts at UH
10 Oct 2019 at 6:47am
The new University mariachi ensemble Mariachi Pumas aims to combine the diverse people and cultures of UH with traditional music of Mexican culture. This fall, Mariachi Pumas, puma being Spanish for cougar, will debut at UH and perform about 40-50 performances a year at the University and all around Houston. ?Music is a bridge that ?
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Services UH has to help your graduate school application
10 Oct 2019 at 3:00am
The University offers many graduate and professional degree programs across all of its colleges. While the graduate programs have different admissions requirements, University Career Services provides resources such as workshops and counseling to assist undergraduate students in the application process. ?Each fall the UH Graduate School hosts the annual Graduate School Fair where UH graduate ?
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BREAKING: Melcher, Garrison gyms evacuated due to smoke
by Managing Editor
9 Oct 2019 at 3:33pm
Melcher Gymnasium and Susanna Garrison Gymnasium were evacuated Wednesday afternoon due to smoke from inside the building, according to University officials. The University has cancelled classes this evening inside the buildings. The smoke is related to an air conditioning valve, a UH spokesperson said. There is no fire. Smoke could be seen coming from Melcher ?
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