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Tuesday, October 20, 1998
Houston, Texas
Volume 64, Issue 41


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October 20 in history: The U.S. Senate ratifie the Louisiana Purchase, 1803; a joint commission rule in favor of the United States in a boundary dispute between the District of Alaska and Canada, 1903; The House Un-American Activities Committee open hearings into alleged Communist influence and infiltration within the American motion picture industry, 1947; former first lady Jacqueline Kennedy marries Greek shipping magnate Aristotle Onassis, 1968; three members of the rock group Lynyrd Skynyrd are killed in the crash of a chartered plane near McComb, Miss. 1977; Birthdays: singer Tom Petty (1950);  baseball All-Star Keith Hernandez (1953).


Alcohol and drugs: As part of Cougar Alcohol and Drug Awareness Week, 'Share your Story” boards and tables will be set up from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the University Center, UC Satellite and PGH Breezeways. Also, a speaker from the Houston Council on Alcoholism will be speaking from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at the Pacific Room, UC Underground.

Human Rights Now!: Amnesty International will hold a meeting from 1 to 2 p.m. in the International Lounge, UC Underground. The meeting will discuss upcoming events for the celebration of the 50th year of the Declaration of Human Rights. 

Prayer: The Muslim Students Association will hold  a Zuhr prayer at 1:30 p.m. and an Asr Prayer at 5 p.m. in Room 201, A.D. Bruce Religion Center.

SPB: The Student Program Board Special Events Committee will hold a meeting for students interested in joining at 4:30 p.m. in Room 59, UC Underground.

Study circle: The Muslim Students Association is sponsoring the Ladies Islamic Study Circle from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in Room 202, A.D. Bruce Religion Center. The circle is open to both Muslims and non-Muslims.

Rugby: The UH Rugby team team practices from 4 to 6 p.m. behind the Alumni Building.

Let's get physical: Allied Health Professions Society will hold a meeting at 6 p.m. in the Atlantic Room, UC Underground. For members that are interested, the meeting will feature a panel of physical therapists that will speak about their profession.

Cheap eats: The Catholic Newman Student Association will serve a home cooked meal for $1.50 at 6:30 p.m. at the Catholic Center. The meal will include beverages and desserts.

Let's talk about sex: The Women's Resource Center presents Healthy Sexuality at 7 p.m. in the Oberholtzer Ballroom. All are welcome. Free refreshments and condoms provided. 

Bible study: Christians on Campus invites students, faculty and staff to a weekly Bible study from 7 to 8 p.m. in the Tejas Room, UC. The topic of the Bible study will be consecration.

Join CRU!: The Campus Crusade for Christ is holding a meeting from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Caspian Room, UC Underground.


Time travel: The University Center and Association Facilities proudly invite the UH Community to their first annual Texas Renaissance Festival bus trip. Tickets for the trip are $18 for adults and $8 for children (includes admission fee and bus trip). For tickets, call the Leisure Resource Center no later than noon, Oct. 23 at (713) 743-5296.

Projecting a positive image: Zeta Phi Beta Sorority is now accepting applications for 1999 Mr. Black Positive Image Awards. Applications are available in the Zeta office, located in Campus Activities.


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