September 4 in history: Los Angeles founded by Spanish settlers, 1781; George Eastman receives a patent for his roll-film camera and registers his trademark "Kodak", 1888; President Truman addresses the nation from the Japanese peace treaty conference in San Francisco via the first live, coast-to-coast television broadcast, 1951; Arkansas Gov. Orville Faubus calls out the National Guard to prevent nine black students from entering Central High School in Little Rock, 1957. Birthdays: ABC Radio commentator Paul Harvey (1918); actor-comedian Damon Wayans (1960); actress Ione Skye is (1971); hip-hop singer JeLana LaFleur (1973).

Today

Anime No Kai: Anime No Kai, a Japanese animation club, is showing a variety of Japanese animation titles at the University Center Satellite from 2 to 5 p.m. This event is free, and everyone is invited.

Surviving in the wilds of UH?: The Baptist Student Ministry will hold its New Student Survival Party from 5 to 11 p.m. at the Baptist Student Ministry across from Entrance 1. Food, music and games will be available for students to enjoy. New students can pick up survival tips from older students and greet new friends.

Deadline: The application deadline for Early Childhood Collaborative, a program for those seeking teaching opportunities, is today. Students who are interested in practicing their teaching skills with proven lesson plans are asked to apply. To learn more about the requirements of the program, call Associate Professor Juanita Copley at (713) 743-4949.

Hungry?: The International Food Service Executives Association is holding a fundraiser from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the breezeway of PGH. As the newest student organization in the Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management, IFSEA will be selling a variety of fresh baked goods and snacks to help get off to a productive start.

Free food: The African American Studies Program is hosting a Commuter Breakfast from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. Members will be serving breakfast and discussing mentor and volunteer programs, the AAS Fall 1998 Event Calendar, the AAS Student Conference and the Sheeler Scholarship Applications. For more information, call (713) 743-2811

Let's jam: Come and support the ladies of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority. Jam at the Arbor Room in the UC and the Pre-Labor Day Party at UH-Downtown at noon and 10:13 p.m.

Weekend

Jazz it up!: Miller Outdoor Theatre presents two jazzy nights of Conrad Johnson's Big Blue Sound Band with performances of new and classic arrangements of traditional favorites from the big band and jazz genres. The show will begin at 8 p.m., Friday and Saturday in Hermann Park.

Experience a little culture: UH is offering free classes in West African dance on Saturday from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the upstairs dance room of Melcher Gym. Students will learn traditional West African dance to the beat of live drums as taught by Amadou Thiam of Senegal, West Africa.

Broadway: Lanier Players presents Guys and Dolls, an entertaining revue of the popular Broadway musical. Free to all, the show will start Saturday at 11 a.m. at Miller Outdoor Theatre in Hermann Park. For more information, call (713) 284-8350.

Announcements

Make it your business: Pi Sigma Epsilon, a national professional coed fraternity in sales, sales management and selling, is having rush week at Melcher Hall by the stairs. Anyone interested is encouraged to stop by the table and sign up. For more information, call (713) 743-4920.

Anyone interested in making life-long friends, having lots of fun and getting away from school should call (281) 221-0429.

M.I.S.: Mu Iota Sigma Honor Society is holding Rush Week for membership recruitment. Interested students are asked to stop by the lobby of Melcher Hall between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. For more information, call (713) 743-4921.

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