Wednesday, July 14, 1999
Houston, Texas
Volume 64, Issue 156

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Campus Spotlight

To place an item in Spotlight, bring it in writing to Room 160, Communication Building; fax it to 743-5384; or e-mail to Submitting an item does not guarantee that it will run. Call Jim at 713-743-5314 for more information. 

July 14 in history: citizens of Paris storm the Bastille prison during the French Revolution, 1789; outlaw Billy the Kid shot and killed in New Mexico, 1881; Paramount Studios introduces cartoon character Popeye the Sailor, 1933; Benjamin Spock's The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care published, 1946; disco anthem "Boogie Wonderland" by Earth Wind & Fire peaks at No. 6 on the singles chart, 1979; world's largest cherry pie (37,740 lbs.) created in Canada, 1990. Birthdays: singer "Woody" Guthrie (1912); President Gerald Ford (1913); actor Ingmar Bergman (1918); newscaster John Chancellor (1927).


Brown-bag it: The Baptist Student Ministry presents "brown-bag lunches" Wednesdays at noon in the Baptist Student Center, Calhoun at University Drive (Entrance 1). Everyone is invited to attend and bring a sack lunch. For information, call (713) 741-0967.


Word: Information Technology will offer a free workshop on Microsoft Word 97 at 2 p.m. in Room 110D, Social Work Building. For information, call (713) 743-1564.


Shall we dance?: The Social Dance Club will teach rhythm and smooth dances for beginners and intermediates Sunday at 4 p.m. in the World Affairs Lounge, UC Underground. Everyone is welcome to attend. For information, call (713) 743-4543 or e-mail


Rush it: Sorority rush events will take place Aug. 15 through 21 in the UC. For information, e-mail

Turn on the Spotlight: The Campus Spotlight is an easy and free way to announce your group's next meeting or event. Just send the information (including the event date and time, a brief description, sponsoring organizations, location and a contact name and telephone number) to, fax it to (713) 743-5384 or drop it by the Cougar newsroom, 160 Communication, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. For information, call (713) 743-5314.

Correction Monday's review of Lyle Lovett's Live in Texas album incorrectly stated that Lovett's 1989 album Lyle Lovett and his Large Band was recorded live. In fact, it was a studio album. The Daily Cougar regrets this error.


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