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September 8 in history: The Dutch surrender New Amsterdam to the British, who rename it New York, 1664; an early version of The Pledge of Allegiance appears in The Youth's Companion, 1892; Galveston is struck by a hurricane that kills about 6,000 people, 1900; Margaret Gorman of Washington, D.C., is crowned the first Miss America in Atlantic City, New Jersey, 1921; President Ford grants an unconditional pardon to former President Nixon, 1974; Birthdays: author Ann Beattie (1947); actor David Arquette (1971); actor Jonathan Taylor Thomas (1981).
Human Rights Now!: Amnesty International will meet at 1 p.m. in Room 260, University Center.
A meeting of the minds: Psi Chi, the Psychology honors society will hold a meeting at 4 p.m. in Room 135, Heyne Building.
Crusading for Christ: The Campus Crusade for Christ, an interdenominational christian group, will meet tonight from 7 to 9 p.m. in the UC Underground. Students will praise, worship and participate in Bible studies and games. For more information, call (713) 663-7550.
Mastering Microsoft : Information Technology Customer Services offers a free hands on computer training class, "Introduction to Microsoft Word." The class will be held at 2 p.m. in Room 44A, Heyne Building. For more information call (713) 743-1411.
Get a job!: University Career Services is offering a high-tech job search workshop at 11 a.m. on the first floor, Student Service Center.