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November 13 in history: U.S. forces capture Montreal in American Revolution, 1775; brassiere patented, 1914; press-on nails first marketed, 1952; Vietnam Veterans Memorial dedicated, 1982. Birthdays: theologian Saint Augustine (354); author Robert Louis Stevenson (1850); actress Whoopi Goldberg (1955).


Sing!: The Fellowship of Christian Musicians meets Thursdays at 7:30 a.m. in the chamber-music room on the second floor of the Moores School of Music Building.

Worth a thousand words: It's time to have your picture made for the Houstonian, UH's official annual. Individual photos will be taken from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily this week in the Apollo Room, off the cafeteria in the UC Satellite. This is the only way to assure your place in the 1997-98 yearbook. For information, call Lisa Chmiola at (713) 743-5370.

To PC or not to PC: Master the switch from Macintosh to Windows 95 at Information Technology's free workshop, today at 10 a.m. in Room 44A, Heyne Building. For information, call (713) 743-1411.

Intern your way to success: University Career Services presents a free workshop on internships at 11 a.m. in the UCS offices, first floor of the Student Service Center. For information, call (713) 743-5100.

Religion: The Ahmadiyya Muslim Student Association will set up an information table at the UC from noon to 2 p.m. Anyone interested in Islam is encouraged to stop by. For information, e-mail

Amnesty International, a human rights organization, meets Thursdays at 3 p.m. in the Caspian Room, UC Underground. For information, call Matthew Wilson at (713) 630-0478.

HSC: The Hindu Students' Council holds general meetings Thursdays at 3:30 p.m. in the Aegean Room, UC Underground. For information, call (713) 743-7194.

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.

Listen to the music: The Student Program Board Fine Arts and Music Committee meets Thursdays at 4 p.m. in the Large Conference Room, UC Underground. For information, call (713) 743-5210.

HPA meeting: The Hispanic Pre-Health Association invites all biology students to a meeting at 4:30 p.m. in the basement of the Science Building. For information, call (713) 743-7288.

Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship holds weekly meetings Thursdays at 7 p.m. in the Aegean Room, UC Underground. For information, e-mail

Who is Keyser Soze?: Architecture students will hold a special free screening of the Academy Award-winning film The Usual Suspects at 7 p.m. in the College of Architecture Theater. For information, call Chris Newsom or Allen Lawliss at (713) 523-4929.

Slap that (double) bass: The Moores School of Music presents Dennis Whittaker (double bass) and Timothy Hester (piano) in a faculty recital at 7:30 p.m. in the Dudley Recital Hall. Admission is $3 for students, $5 general. For information, call (713) 743-3009.

It's Greek: Alpha Omega provides a time of worship for all Christian Greeks on campus at 8 p.m. in the UC Pacific Room. For information, call Brent Parker at (713) 743-5183.


I propose a toast: The Toastmasters at UH hold weekly meetings for those wishing to improve their public speaking skills at noon Fridays in Room 202, Cullen College of Engineering Building. For information, call K. Srinivasa Rao at (713) 743-4344.

The College Democrats will meet at 1:15 p.m. in the UC Rio Grande Room to have a raffle drawing and discuss upcoming events. All members should attend.

Remember your prayers: The Muslim Students' Association holds weekly Jumma prayers at 1:30 p.m. in the upstairs chapel of the A.D. Bruce Religion Center. For information, link to

That's tragic: The Society for Classical Studies presents Electra, a film based on Euripides' play, at 3 p.m. in Room 2, Agnes Arnold Hall, as part of the informal Greek tragedy film series. A discussion will follow the free screening. For information, e-mail

A time to study: The Baptist Student Ministry holds Friday Men's Accountability Group study sessions on the lives of people in the Christian scriptures at 3 p.m. in the Baptist Student Center, Entrance 1 at Calhoun. For information, call Craig Butler at (713) 741-0967.

Choral combination: The Moores School of Music presents the Moores Concert Chorale, University Chorus and Women's Chorus at 7:30 p.m. in the Moores Opera House. Admission is $3 for students, $5 general. For information, call (713) 743-3009.


A little night music: The Baptist Student Ministry presents a chance to hear various UH bands with free coffee at the Cullen Family Plaza Saturday from 7 to 11 p.m. For information, call Patrick at (713) 743-7065.

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