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Volume 85, Number 5 ONLINE September 26, 1997
McMurtry Come Home

Pulitzer prize-winning novelist and 1960 Rice alumnus and lecturer Larry McMurtry speaks as part of the President's Lecture Series in the Grand Hall of the RMC Wednesday night. McMurtry's books include Lonesome Dove , The Last Picture Show and Terms of Endearment . In his speech, Larry McMurtry expressed his worry and sorrow over the disappearance of manners in our society. He blames our society's loss of manners on the media, especially television.
Group outlines way for student-run cable channel
by Esther Sung
Sometime in the near future, Rice students will be able to flip through the TV channels and find a cable channel created just for students.

CATV, the cable television advisory group, approved the creation in principle of a student-accessible cable channel. CATV will also establish a student advisory board to address remaining constitutional, procedural, infrastructure and funding questions.

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