Wednesday, September 15, 1999
Houston, Texas
Volume 65, Issue 17

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For your sweet tooth: Two bake sales today -- the Pre-Pharmacy Association, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Agnes Arnold Hall; and the Caribbean Students' Association, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the PGH Breezeway.

Vote: The NAACP Houston chapter will hold a voter registration drive from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the UC Arbor. For information, call (713) 743-6775.

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.

Cougar Paw, a meeting of College of Engineering staff and student organizations, will be held at noon in the Engineering Dean's Conference Room, E421-D3. For information, call (713) 743-4215.

Anime no Kai, a Japanese animation club, will hold a general meeting at 1 p.m. in the Baltic Room, UC Underground. For information, e-mail

Alpha Phi Omega, a national coed service fraternity, will hold an information session at 2:30 p.m. in the UC San Jacinto Room. All prospective members are welcome. For information, call (281) 438-1017.

GeoSociety will meet at 3 p.m. in the Geosciences Reading Room, third floor, S&R I. Everyone is invited.

Action!: The Student Video Network, the on-campus, student-run television network, meets Wednesdays at 4 p.m. in Room 78, UC Underground. For information, call (713) 743-7622.

Those interested in joining Best Buddies, an organization dedicated to enhancing the lives of mentally retarded people, are invited to stop by the MVP office in the UC Underground at 5 p.m. For information, call (713) 743-5200.

PRSSA: The Public Relations Student Society of America will meet at 5 p.m. in Room 210, Agnes Arnold Hall. A social at Coog's will follow. For information, call Nicole Haagenson at (713) 743-2879.

GLOBAL: The Gay, Lesbian or Bisexual Alliance will meet at 6 p.m. in Room 220, Social Work Building. For information, call (713) 247-0799.

By the book: Brazos Bookstore and the Rice Design Alliance present a reception honoring UH Architecture and Art Librarian Margaret Culbertson on the publication of her book Texas Houses Built By the Book, 7 p.m. at 2421 Bissonnet. For information, call (713) 523-0701.


This party is BOS: The College of Engineering student and alumni organizations presents the Beginning of the Semester (BOS) party from 3 to 7 p.m. on the grounds of the Y-Building. All engineering students are invited. For information, call (713) 743-4215.

Mixer: The Arab-American Student Association will hold an informal mixer and general meeting at 8 p.m. at 5633 Richmond. For information, call Nora Ashour at (713) 729-4213.


The UH Student Foundation is accepting applications for membership, available at the Houston Alumni Organization offices, Room 201, Athletic/Alumni Center. Friday is the last day to apply. For information, call Brenda Johnson at (713) 743-9563.

The Frontier Fiesta Association is accepting applications for its 1999-2000 directors of productions, development and operations. Applications are available from the Fiesta office in Campus Activities, and are due Monday. For information, call Thea Wofford at (713) 743-5181.


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