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February 12 in history: telephone's first public demonstration held, 1877; NAACP founded, 1909; first Barbie doll sold, 1959. Birthdays: President Abraham Lincoln (1809); children's author Judy Blume (1938); comedian Arsenio Hall (1955).
Noonday worship: The Wesley Foundation and the Lutheran Campus Ministry present guest preacher James Brazzil, chaplain to executed murderer Karla Faye Tucker, at noon in the large chapel of the A.D. Bruce Religion Center. For information, call (713) 741-6171.
Personality defined: University Career Services will hold a free "True Colors" workshop on personality at noon in the UCS offices on the first floor of the Student Service Center. For information, call (713) 743-5100.
Amnesty International holds weekly meetings Thursdays at 1:30 p.m. in the Baltic Room, UC Underground. For information, call Matthew Wilson at (713) 630-0478.
The Entrepreneur Group will meet at 4 p.m. in Room 111, Melcher Hall. For information, call Chris Clements at (713) 743-4937.
Information, please: Alpha Phi Omega, the national coed service fraternity, will hold an information session at 4 p.m. in the Large Conference Room, UC Underground. For information, call (713) 861-8400.
An exact science: The American Chemical Society Student Affiliates will meet at 5:30 p.m. in Room 154, Fleming Building. All science and engineering students are invited to attend.
Let's go to the movies: The African-American Honors Students' Association will screen the film Once Upon a Time When We Were Colored at 7 p.m. in The Honors College lounge. Admission is free.
Greeks for Christ: Alpha Omega will hold an evening of nondenominational worship geared toward members of the campus Greek community at 8 p.m. in Shasta's Lair next to Coog's in the UC. For information, call Brent Parker at (281) 551-7782.
Humanics house: The American Humanics Student Association, a nonprofit volunteer training group, will hold its spring open house for prospective members from 1 to 3 p.m. in Room 439, Social Work Building. For information, call Margaret O'Donnell at (713) 743-8109.
A challenge: Undergraduate and graduate registration for the Natural Sciences and Mathematics Alumni Association's 1998 Student Challenge is due in the NSM dean's office Friday.