Tuesday, September 7, 1999
Houston, Texas
Volume 65, Issue 11

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September 7 in history: Roman army invades Jerusalem, 70; "Uncle Sam" created by Thomas Nast as a symbol for the US government, 1813; Raggedy Ann doll patented, 1915; The Dick Van Dyke Show goes off the air, 1966; cable sports network ESPN begins, 1979. Birthdays: Queen Elizabeth I of England (1533); painter Grandma Moses (1860); Sen. Daniel Inouye, D-Hawaii (1924); singer Buddy Holly (1936); disco queen Gloria Gaynor (1949); actress Julie Kavner, the voice of Marge Simpson (1951).


Goooooooal!: Today is the last day for the Women's Soccer Club practices and team sign-up, 3 to 5 p.m. on the intramural fields behind Wendy's. All levels of experience will be considered; games are held on weekends. For information, call Valerie Cieszki at (281) 880-8737 or e-mail

CSO: The Catholic Student Organization will meet at 7 p.m. in the Catholic Center, Calhoun at University Drive. For information, call (713) 743-6382.

Crusading: The Campus Crusade for Christ holds music, fellowship and prayer gatherings Tuesdays at 7 p.m. in the UC Underground. For information, e-mail

Mu Delta, the African-American pre-health association, will hold its first meeting of the semester at 7:30 p.m. in the UC Lone Star Room. New members are welcome. For information, call George Williams at (713) 743-7279 or link to


MEChA: Movimiento Estudiantil Chicana/o de Aztlán holds platicas every Wednesday to discuss issues in the Chicano community and on campus at noon in the UC Underground. For information, call (281) 451-7034 or link to

VSA: The Vietnamese Student Association will meet at 4 p.m. in the UC Tejas Room to introduce new officers and discuss plans for the semester. New members are welcome. For information, call Danny Nguyen at (713) 392-3818 or e-mail

UH Ambassadors are accepting applications for new members. Applications may be picked up in Room 128, E. Cullen, and are due by 5 p.m. today. For information, call Jeff Fuller at (713) 743-9620 or e-mail

The Key to knowledge: The UH chapter of the Golden Key International Honor Society will hold its first general meeting of the semester at 5:30 p.m. in the Baltic Room, UC Underground. All members and prospective members are invited. For information, call Caroline Ngo at (281) 701-5628 or e-mail

Sorority rush orientation will be held at 7:30 p.m. in the UC Houston Room. For information, call Josey Evans at (713) 743-5174 or link to


Information, please: The African-American Studies Minors' Association invites prospective members to stop by Room 315, Agnes Arnold Hall, between 11:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. for information on the group. For information, call Tiffany Spurlock at (713) 743-2816 or 743-2817.

Don't know much about (bio)chemistry: The Biology Biochemistry Undergraduate Association invites all biology and biochemistry majors and minors to its meeting at 4 p.m. in Room 102, Houston Science Center. For information, e-mail bbua00


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