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Thursday, September 23, 1999
Houston, Texas
Volume 65, Issue 23

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

September 23 in history: nine black students enrolled at Little Rock Central High School are forced to withdraw when a mob forms outside, 1957; The Jetsons, ABC's first color program, debuts, 1962. Birthdays: actor Mickey Rooney (1920); singers Ray Charles (1930), Julio Iglesias (1943), Bruce Springsteen (1949) and Ani DiFranco (1970).

Today

Open House: African-American Studies will hold an open house from 12:30 to 5 p.m. in Room 315C, Agnes Arnold Hall. For information, call (713) 743-2816.

Alpha Psi Lambda, a national coed Latino fraternity, will hold an information session at 1:30 p.m. in the UC Lone Star Room. For information, call Eric Gonzales at (713) 743-6727.

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.

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.

Shall we dance?: The Social Dance Club presents an evening social dance from 6 to 9:30 p.m. in the UC Houston Room. A professional dance teacher will be on hand from 6 to 7 p.m. to teach the rumba. Everyone is welcome; no partner is required. For information, e-mail dance_uh@yahoo.com.

The Caribbean Student Organization will hold a general meeting at 6:30 p.m. in the Caspian Room, UC Underground. For information, call Keeya Henderson at (713) 743-6967.

Phi Alpha Delta pre-law fraternity will meet at 7 p.m. in the UC San Jacinto Room.

Friday

Tai Chi: The Department of Campus Recreation offers Tai Chi lessons Fridays at 1 p.m. in Room 102, Garrison Gymnasium. For information, call (713) 743-9500.

Anime no Kai, a Japanese animation club, will show a variety of anime titles from 2 to 5 p.m. in the UC Satellite. For information, e-mail Jennifer Boehm at jboehm@bayou.uh.edu.

Weekend

Mock GRE: Psi Chi will hold a practice GRE exam Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Room 135, Heyne Building. Everyone is welcome to attend; the mock exam will cost $10 ($5 for Psi Chi members). Sign up in Room 105, Heyne.

Lift: The Department of Campus Recreation's beginning weight-lifting class will begin at 8:30 p.m. Saturday. Register in Room 102, Garrison Gymnasium, or call (713) 743-9500 for information.

A little night music: The Hillel Foundation of Greater Houston presents a graduate student and young professional event, featuring jazz, wine and cheese, from 8 to 10 p.m. at 1700 Bissonnet at Dunlavy. For information, call (713) 526-4918.

Announcements

Something old, something new: The American Institute of Architecture Students will hold a statewide scavenger hunt Friday from 3 to 10 p.m. Anyone can enter; entry fee is $10 per person, with a maximum of five people per team. First prize is $200. Sign up through Friday in the College of Architecture atrium. For information, call Jason Logan at (713) 743-2377.

SPB: The Student Program Board is accepting applications for chairs of visual and performing arts, special events, and sports and recreation. Applications are available in the SPB offices, 59 UC Underground. For information, call (713) 743-5210.

Books: The Metropolitan Volunteer Program is sponsoring a children's book drive. Everyone is invited to bring children's books to the MVP offices in the UC Underground through Friday, Sept. 30. For information, call (713) 743-5200.
 

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