Thursday, Septmeber 9, 1999
Houston, Texas
Volume 65, Issue 13

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September 9 in history: Second Continental Congress makes the term "United States" official, replacing "United Colonies," 1776; National Broadcasting Company (NBC) created, 1926; the first Laugh-In airs on NBC, 1967; Radio Shack sells the first TRS-80 computer, 1977. Birthdays: HMS Bounty Capt. William Bligh (1754); author Leo Tolsty (1828); actors Topol (1935), Hugh Grant (1960) and Adam Sandler (1966).


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. to find out more about the group. For information, call Tiffany Spurlock at (713) 743-2816 or 743-2817.

Alpha Phi Omega, the national coed service fraternity, will hold an information session for prospective members at 12:30 p.m. in the UC Rio Grande Room. For information, call (281) 438-1017.

IEEE!: The College of Technology's IEEE will hold general meetings at 2 and 4 p.m. in Room 120G, Technology-2 Building. Everyone is invited.

The Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Student Support Group meets Thursdays from 4 to 5 p.m. on the second floor of the Student Service Center.

Rugby: The Rugby Football Club practices Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4 to 6 p.m. on the intramural fields behind Wendy's on Cullen. Everyone is welcome; no experience is necessary. For information, call Christopher Rampacek at (713) 854-7575.

Don't know much about (bio)chemistry: The Biology Biochemistry Undergraduate Association will meet at 4 p.m. in Room 102, Houston Science Center. For information, e-mail

Kappa Delta Chi, UH's first Hispanic-based sorority, will hold an information session at 7 p.m. in the UC Bayou City Room. For information, call (281) 300-3613.


Interviewing: Beta Alpha Psi presents a "Fast Track to Interviewing" workshop, featuring discussions on rsums, interview preparation and mock interviews, from 12:30 to 7 p.m. in Room 170, Melcher Hall. All business majors are welcome to attend; business attire required. For information, call Kim Trout at (713) 743-4924.

Hear, hear: Toastmasters, a group dedicated to enhancing communication skills, will meet at 12:30 p.m. in the UC Rodeo Room.

Rosh Hashanah: The Hillel Foundation of Greater Houston will hold Rosh Hashanah services and dinner at the Hillel Student Center, 1700 Bissonnet. For information, call Julie Gutman at (713) 743-5397.


The Women's Therapy Group, which discusses issues like self-esteem, relationships and depression, is accepting members. For information, call Karen Nelson at (713) 743-5407.


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