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October 21 in history: Columbus lands in America, 1492; Can-Can dance first performed, 1858; King College defeats Bristol in football 206-0, 1922. Birthdays: poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772); jazz musician Dizzy Gillespie (1917).
And all I got was this T-shirt: Tau Beta Pi engineering honor society will hold a blood drive from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday in the College of Engineering Commons. Donors will receive free T-shirts.
Info on Islam: The Muslim Students' Association presents an Islamic information table from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the University Center. Stop by for information on Islam. For information, link to www.uh.edu/campus/msa.
You must remember this: The Study Skills Program offers a free memory improvement workshop from 1 to 2:30 p.m. in Room 404, Fine Arts Building. For information, call (713) 743-5411.
Rugby: The Rugby Football Club invites everyone to learn, play and party Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4 to 6 p.m. on the fields behind the Athletic/Alumni Facility. No rugby experience is necessary. For information, call the Rugby Hotline at (713) 867-3960.
Do not adjust your set: The Student Video Network holds its weekly meetings Tuesdays at 4:30 p.m. in the Aegean Room, UC Underground. For information, call Joe Breda at (713) 743-5210.
Body art: The Honors College presents "Body Art: Contemporary American Women Sculptors," a slide lecture by sculptor Ann Sperry, at 7 p.m. in the College of Architecture Theater. For information, call (713) 743-9010.
Games people play: Zeta Phi Beta sorority and Phi Beta Sigma fraternity will sponsor an evening of fun and games at 7:20 p.m. in the UC Games Room. All UH students, faculty and staff are invited.
SWE: The Society of Women Engineers will hold a meeting at 11 a.m. in Room 103, Y-Building. Lunch will be provided. For information, call (713) 743-4244.
And, gosh darn it, people like me: The Church of Christ Student Foundation holds weekly Christian growth courses Wednesdays at 2 p.m. in Room 201, A.D. Bruce Religion Center. This week's topic: "Developing Healthy Self-Esteem." To enroll in the free course, simply attend or call (713) 941-3910.