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Coogs Choose 2016

Shocking numbers concerning the issue of human trafficking in Houston cover the walls. Books packed with information and stories about survivors are stacked on the tables and all proceeds go directly to funding anti-human trafficking activist groups. Photo by Karis Johnson|Cooglife The espresso is strong, and the...

Best Sandwich: McAlister’s With our own location at the Welcome Center, it is no wonder McAlister’s was chosen as Best Sandwich among the community. “I love the Sweet Chipotle Chicken Sandwich on a croissant,” said Ashley Lara, a communications sciences and disorders senior. “This is my go-to sandwich because I get...

Thousands of people grow up comic book nerds, but I am not one of those people. I wasn’t infatuated with graphic novels until about four years ago when I read my first trade paperback. I watched a lot of TV and movies, specifically TV and movies based off of comics or novels. I went through a phase, while working at a...

Best Movie Theater: Edwards One can never go wrong on a movie date at Edwards, as the theater features an arcade, 24 screens and even an ice cream store beside the ticket booth. Just imagine: ice cream and movies? There is nothing else a self-indulgent weekend could ask for. Customers will also find that Edwards is...

  A1 /ayyy-wun/ adjective excellent, great in good health “I’m feeling A1 today — I have $20 in my bank account!” Sus s/s-uh-s/ adjective abbreviation for “suspect” or “suspicious” “Why do you keep going missing when Superman shows up, Clark? That’s sus.” Boost /b-U-st/ adjective to brag or exaggerate a...

Best Off Campus Apartments: The Campus Vue Experience  the freedom of living off campus without the hassle of waking up late for class and facing I-45 every morning. Located a 10-minute walk, 5-minute bike ride, or 1-minute car trip away from UH, The Campus Vue features three different apartment styles for residents...

Elizabeth Rodriguez/Photo by Emily Burleson|Cooglife Elizabeth Rodriguez, psychology sophomore “It could be anyone. It could be someone really tall or really short, someone who’s more big or more skinny. It could be anyone. It could be a guy, too. Guys believe in equal rights as well. Most people would think of women...

To some, the word feminist is an obsolete title like suffragette or abolitionist, but Celestina Billington, the president of UH’s Student Feminist Organization, wants you to think differently. Students voted SFO as the Best Student Organization this year, the org prides itself on inclusivity and tolerance. Since its...

Best Teaching Assistant/Graduate Assistant: Jeremy Chance Jeremy Chance, a singing Indiana-native, is a fitness graduate assistant with the Department of Campus Recreation. He enjoys assisting the management of the student fitness team, personal trainers and other employees. After Chance earned two degrees from Purdue...

We asked and you answered. So first of all, thank you. Because you ventured outside the four walls of your dorm and drove to House of Pies at 3 a.m., we know how much you love their Bayou Goo. If you hadn’t gone out with your friends to the club on a Saturday night, or spent a quiet morning studying at The Nook, we...