Thursday, April 29, 1999
Houston, Texas
Volume 64, Issue 141


About the Cougar

Campus Spotlight

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April 29 in history: New Orleans falls to Union forces during the Civil War, 1862; Adolf Hitler married Eva Braun and designates Admiral Karl Doenitz his successor, 1945; 28 former Japanese leaders are indicted as war criminals, 1946; Harold Washington is sworn in as the first black mayor of Chicago, 1983. Birthdays: comedian Jerry Seinfeld (1954); actress Michelle Pfeiffer (1957);. singer Carnie Wilson (1968); actress Uma Thurman (1970); tennis player Andre Agassi (1970).


Music: The Fellowship of Christian Musicians will meet from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. in the second floor chamber music practice room, Moores School of Music.

Religion: The Muslim Ahmadiyya Students Association will maintain an information/book stall from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the University Center.

Daily prayers: The Muslim Students Association will hold Dhuhr prayer at 1:15 p.m., Asr prayer at 4:15 p.m. and Maghrib prayer at sunset in Room 201, A.D. Bruce Religion Center.

GOAL!: The Men's and Women's Soccer Club will meet from 3 to 6 p.m. on the soccer field behind Melcher Gym.

Freshman council: The Baptist Student Ministry will hold its freshman council at 4 p.m. at the Baptist Student Center.

Seerah: The Muslim Students Association will hold Seerah classes from 4 to 5 p.m. in Room 202, A.D. Bruce Religion Center.

Healthy as a horse?: Campus Recreation is offering free fitness assessments from 5 to 8 p.m. in the Garrison Gym. For more information, call (713) 743-9500.

Gettin a little crazy: La Comunidad presents "Cougar Comedy Craze" at 7:30 p.m. in the Cullen Performance Hall. Tickets can be purchased at the door for $5 (students and faculty) or $8 (general admission). The comedy show will benefit scholarships open to everyone.

Stretch to better health: The UH Shotokan Karate Club will meet from 7:30 to 8 p.m. in the World Affairs Lounge, UC Underground.

German: The German Stammtisch will meet at 8 p.m. at Brasil at the corner of Dunlavy and Westheimer.

Bible study: Alpha Omega will hold a bible study at 8 p.m. in the Atlantic Room, UC Underground.

Coffee house: The Baptist Student Ministry will meet for coffee from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. in Room 3A, Oberholtzer Hall.


Get in position: The Metropolitan Volunteer Program needs students to fill the positions of director and assistant director for the 1999-2000 school year. Interested students can pick up applications in Room 53, UC Underground. Deadline for the application is Friday.

Need support: Students interested in joining the My Choice Abstinence Support Group can page Nenna or Josh at (713) 642-1915.


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