To place an item in Spotlight, bring it in writing to Room 160, Communication Building; fax it to 743-5384; or e-mail to Submitting an item does not guarantee that it will run. Call Jim at 743-5314 for more information.

October 22 in history: Sam Houston inaugurated as president of Texas, 1836; world's first auto dealership opens in London, 1897; Xerox machine invented, 1938.


And all I got was this T-shirt: Tau Beta Pi engineering honor society will hold a blood drive from 9 a.m. to noon in the College of Engineering Commons. Donors will receive free T-shirts.

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.

Info on Islam: The Muslim Students' Association presents an Islamic information table from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the University Center. For information, link to

Skin deep: First and second-year pharmacy students will hand out information on preventing skin cancer and skin care from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the UC Satellite to mark Texas Pharmacy Week. For information on UH participation in TPW, call Lisa Kivela at (713) 376-4961.

Ask a simple question ... : Everyone is invited to a question-and-answer session with state Rep. Garnet Coleman at 11:30 a.m. in the World Affairs Lounge, UC Underground. For information, call Tom Cassidy at (713) 743-5220.

Alcoholics Anonymous holds meetings Mondays and Wednesdays at noon in Room 202, A.D. Bruce Religion Center. For information, call (713) 743-7547.

Lunch with Hillel: Hillel at UH sponsors a weekly luncheon for Jewish students at noon Wednesdays in the A.D. Bruce Religion Center. The cost is $3 per luncheon. For information, call (713) 743-5397.

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.

GLOBAL: The Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Alliance will hold a general meeting from 4 to 6 p.m. in the UC Bayou City Room. For information, e-mail

Campus Bible Study will meet for Bible study at 4 p.m. in Room 202, A.D. Bruce Religion Center.

That's a wrap: The Student Program Board Cinema Committee meets Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m. in the Large Conference Room, UC Underground. For information, call (713) 743-5210.


Cafe society: The Hilton College Dean's Distinguished Lecturer Series welcomes Robert Del Grande, owner of Cafe Annie and Cafe Express, at 10 a.m. in the Hilton College Alumni Hall.

It's the law: The UH chapter of Phi Alpha Delta pre-law fraternity will hold its Fall Induction Ceremony at 7 p.m. in the First Court of Appeals, 10th floor, South Texas College of Law. For information, call Angel Magourik Baker at (713) 626-9552.


Psi Chi, the national psychology honor society, reminds prospective members that the application deadline is today. Applicants must have minimum overall and psychology GPAs of 3.0, must have completed at least three semesters, and must have taken at least nine hours of psych courses in a psych major or minor. For information, stop by Room 132K, Heyne Building.

SVN: Highlights of the Student Video Network's programming schedule, today through Thursday evening: Leaving Las Vegas (7 a.m. and 2 p.m. today); The Hunt for Red October (9 a.m. today); Congo (12:06 p.m. today); When a Man Loves a Woman (4 and 11 p.m. today, 4 and 11 a.m. Thursday); Daylight (7:06 p.m. today, 7:06 a.m. and 2:06 p.m. Thursday); Last Dance (9 p.m. today, 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Thursday); Science Fiction Theater Hour (6 p.m. Thursday); Raw Flava (7 p.m. Thursday); SA Town Hall [live] (8 p.m. Thursday); SVNews [live] (9 p.m. Thursday); Pirate TV [arr!] (10 p.m. Thursday); Cougar Country (11 p.m. Thursday). This schedule is subject to change; check on-campus Channel 6 for details or link to

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