Monday, October 4, 1999
Houston, Texas
Volume 65, Issue 30

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October 4 in history: We interrupt Oct. 4 to bring you a Cavalcade of Celebrity Birthdays: Mexican revolutionary Pancho Villa (1877); actors Charlton Heston (1924) and Jackie Collins (1934); novelist Anne Rice (1941); actress Susan Sarandon (1946); comedian Norm MacDonald (1962); actress Alicia Silverstone (1976).


Diabetes education: The UH Health Center will sponsor a free diabetes education class for students, faculty and staff at 10 a.m. in the Health Center. Seating is limited; call (713) 743-5141 to reserve a seat.

Monday meal: The Lutheran, Episcopal and United Campus Ministries invite students, faculty and staff to a weekly luncheon Mondays at 11:30 a.m. in the A.D. Bruce Religion Center's second-floor lounge.

Prayer: The Muslim Students' Association has daily Zuhr prayer at 1:45 p.m.; Asr prayer at 5:15 p.m. and Isha prayer at 8:45 p.m. in the A.D. Bruce Religion Center. For information, call (713) 743-8632.

Freshmen: The Baptist Student Ministry's freshman group meets Mondays at 3 p.m. in the Baptist Student Center, 4801 Calhoun. For information, call (713) 7431-0967.

Now, a word from our sponsor: The American Advertising Federation will hold a discussion about, and viewing of, award-wining television commercials at 6:30 p.m. in Room 201, Communication Building. Pizza will be provided.

In concert: The Moores School of Music presents the MSM Wind Ensemble in concert at 7:30 p.m. in the Moores Opera House, featuring a world premiere by MSM Assistant Professor of Composition and Theory Rob Smith. Peter Perot Morris will conduct. Tickets are $4 for students, $6 general. For information, call (713) 743-3313.


Workshop? I'll go to one tomorrow: Learning Support Services presents a free workshop on "Time Management, Overcoming Procrastination" at 1 p.m. in Room 321, Social Work Building. For information, call Jan Redford at (713) 743-5411.

I'm free: The Freethinkers' Union will meet at 7 p.m. in the Caribbean Room, UC Underground, to discuss "Free Will vs. Determination." Everyone is invited. For information, call Stacy Irwin at (713) 743-7526.

Biblical women: The Hillel Foundation of Greater Houston presents Biblical Women, an exhibit of oil paintings inspired by women of the Bible, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Jewish Community Center's Deutser Gallery, 5601 S. Braeswood. For information, call (713) 526-4918.


Ten things you should know: The American Cultures Speakers' Series presents Kairn Klieman of the UH Department of History to discuss "Ten Things that Americanists Should Know About Africa" at noon in the M.D. Anderson Library's Brown Room. For information, call Dorothy Z. Baker at (713) 743-2964.

Now, Act 2: Anime no Kai, a Japanese animation club, presents Act 2: Anime for the Masses, a screening of anime titles, from 5 to 10 p.m. in the Aegean Room, UC Underground. For information, e-mail

Alpha Kappa Psi presents guest speaker Downey Bridgwater, president of Sterling Bank, at 6:30 p.m. in the UC Houston Room. For information, call Carlos DeLeon at (713) 202-7594.


Tutors needed: The Metropolitan Volunteer Program's Austin Tutor Project is seeking enthusiastic tutors in all areas for local students. Apply in Room 53, UC Underground, or call Stephanie at (713) 743-5200 for information.

Calling all women: Are you involved in a women's organization on campus? Information about your group is needed for a University study. Call the Women's Center at (713) 743-2730.


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