Wednesday, October 13, 1999
Houston, Texas
Volume 65, Issue 37

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October 13 in history: the cornerstone of the White House is laid, 1792; Texas ratifies its state constitution, 1845; the first cellular phone is introduced, 1983; Netscape Navigator makes its debut, 1994. Birthdays: actress Lillie Langtry (1853); singers Paul Simon (1941), Lacy J. Dalton (1946), Sammy Hagar (1947) and Marie Osmond (1959).


SWE: The Society of Women Engineers will hold a general meeting at noon in Room 102D, College of Engineering. For information, e-mail or stop by Room 103, Y-Building.

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

Lunch: The Baptist Student Ministry holds free luncheon discussions Wednesdays at noon and 1 p.m. at the Baptist Student Center on Calhoun. For information, call Craig Butler at (713) 741-0967.

Food and fellowship: The Church of Christ Campus Ministry offers a free lunch and fellowship Wednesdays at noon on the second floor of the A.D. Bruce Religion Center. Everyone is welcome to attend.

NSBE: The National Society of Black Engineers will hold general meetings at 1 p.m. in the UC Bayou City Room and 7 p.m. in the UC Lone Star Room. For information, call (713) 743-7747.

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

Honors students: The Honors College Student Governing Board will meet at 4 p.m. in Room 15L, Honors College, to plan the annual Halloween party and a party for the SGB host kids. All Honors students are invited. For information, call (713) 741-7129.

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 Chris Larson at (713) 743-7622.

PRSSA: The Public Relations Student Society of America will meet at 5 p.m. in Room 651, Agnes Arnold Hall. For information, call Nicole Haagenson at (713) 743-2879.

College Democrats will hold a general meeting at 6 p.m. in the UC Rodeo Room. For information, call (713) 582-0597.

BSU: The Black Student Union will meet at 7 p.m. in the Atlantic Room, UC Underground. All potential members are welcome to attend. For information, call Crystal Johnson at (713) 743-6348.


Be true to yourself: The Gay, Lesbian or Bisexual Alliance will hold a "Coming Out to Yourself" workshop at noon in the Caspian Room, UC Underground. For information, e-mail

GreenCampus, a new environmental organization, will hold its first meeting at 2:30 p.m. in the Caribbean Room, UC Underground. For information, e-mail

Praise and worship: The Alpha-Omega Episcopal Campus Ministry offers praise and worship Thursdays at 2:30 p.m. in Room 205, A.D. Bruce Religion Center. For information, call (713) 741-5850.

The African-American Studies Minors' Association will meet at 3 p.m. in Room 315C, Agnes Arnold Hall. For information, call (713) 743-2811.

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


The Co-Ed Interpersonal Group, which discusses relationship and communication issues, is accepting new members. For information, call Norma Ngo or Avila Steele at (713) 743-5454.

Clothing drive: The Wesley Foundation will be collecting clothing for the homeless throughout October, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays in Room 107, A.D. Bruce Religion Center. For more information, call (713) 747-0335.

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


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