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Monday, October 25, 1999
Houston, Texas
Volume 65, Issue 45

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October 25 in history: Little Orphan Annie debuts, 1924; nylon stockings go on sale in the U.S., 1939; first microwave oven sold, 1955; Tiny Tim's ukelele is stolen from a Des Moines, Iowa, hotel (but later recovered from a trash bin), 1992. Birthdays: composer Georges Bizet (1838); artist Pablo Ruiz y Picasso (1881); singer Helen Reddy (1941).

Today

Kickoff: The Center for Students with DisABILITIES will kick off Disability Awareness Week with a series of inspirational speeches and musical entertainment from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Lynn Eusan Park. For information, call (713) 743-5400.

Lunch and learn: The Hillel Foundation of Greater Houston will hold a brown bag luncheon and discussion with Rabbi Goldstein of Chabad Outreach at 11:30 a.m. in Room 205, A.D. Bruce Religion Center. For information, call Julie Gutman at (713) 743-5397.

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.

Relax: Join Falun Dafa at UH for stress-relief and healing practices from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Cougar Den. For information, call Gina Wei at (713) 523-8209.

Tuesday

This is only a test: Learning Support Services will hold a free workshop on test preparation and anxiety from 1 to 2:30 p.m. in Room 321, Social Work Building. For information, call Jan Redford at (713) 743-5411.

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.

Government: The Freethinkers' Union will hold a discussion forum on government at 7 p.m. in the Atlantic Room, UC Underground. For information, call (713) 743-7526.

Wednesday

Be counted: The NAACP UH chapter will hold a Census 2000 information forum at 8 p.m. in the Pacific Room, UC Underground. Discussion will center on the importance of effectively being counted and what effects an improper count could have. For information, e-mail jpope@bayou.uh.edu.

Announcements

Help wanted: The Cougar Preview Student Volunteer Committee is seeking students to help with the campus open house, scheduled for 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 6. Volunteers will receive a free T-shirt, breakfast and lunch. Sign up at Campus Activities in the UC Underground or contact George Perez at (713) 743-9617 or gperez2@bayou.uh.edu for more information. 

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. 
 

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