Eric Gerber

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2011

    Cafe Moustache: Not the Place for Crepes. But These Places Are

    This fig and goat cheese crepe did not come from Cafe Moustache; it came from Melange Creperie, just down the street.​It's safe to say that outside of being able to drink a lot of wine on the cheap during happy hour, I don't understand the allure of Cafe Moustache, the subject of this week's c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2008

    First Lesson In English Comp: Use Lots Of Red Tape

    University of Houston students in Freshman Composition I were told this week that professors needed to verify that the students deserved to be in the more advanced course (aka ENGL 1303) rather than the more fundamental Basic Writing (ENGL 1300). To do that, they would have to get their teachers ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2008

    UH Phone System Swamped

    The University of Houston’s phone lines are in gridlock this morning – at least the ones going to the all-important Admissions Office which is where you check to see if your financials are all in order. And today’s the day UH says you have to settle up your bill or face dis-enrollment from you ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2008
  • Blogs

    July 16, 2008

    Students Against (Possible) Sweatshops Fight On

    Apparently, a day can’t go by without dramatic development in the neverending battle between the Students Against Sweatshops group at the University of Houston, and the university itself. In a press release SAS issued this morning, the group claims that a member of University President Renu Khato ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2008

    UH Sweatshop Protest, Part XVII

    If you feel like stickin’ it to The Man, the University of Houston’s Students Against Sweatshops (SAS) are holding a press conference Tuesday at noon, on the UH campus. The issue? New UH Prez Renu Khator and other university bigwigs are “actively engaging in a cover-up of sweatshop labor” to ... More >>

  • News

    May 29, 2008

    Pop Quiz with UH President Renu Khator

    New UH president, same commuter school

  • News

    October 11, 2007

    Fighting for Air: Drowning and the Heimlich Maneuver

    Most doctors say the Heimlich maneuver should not be used to save drowning victims. So why does UH professor John Hunsucker continue to teach it to lifeguards?

  • News

    February 15, 2007
  • Dining

    July 13, 2006

    Bird with a Buzz

    Get your chicken spiked with Szechuan peppercorns and do some tongue tripping

  • News

    April 27, 2006

    Meeting of the Minds

    Hilarity ensues after a UH scheduling mix-up

  • News

    February 7, 2002

    Rewriting History

    The Chron pities the fools who bought Enron's hype