Tuesday, October 26, 1999
Houston, Texas
Volume 65, Issue 46

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Campus Spotlight

October 26 in history: Pony Express service ends two days after first transcontinental telegram is sent, 1861; President Nixon releases the first of the White House Watergate tapes, 1973. Birthdays: gospel singer Mahalia Jackson (1911); host Pat Sajak (1946); First Lady Hillary Clinton (1947); singer Natalie Merchant (1963).


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 (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.

Family time: The Baptist Student Ministry's family groups meet Tuesdays at 5:15 p.m. in the Baptist Student Center, 4801 Calhoun. For information, call (713) 741-0967.

CSO: The Catholic Student Organization will meet at 7 p.m. in the Catholic Center, Calhoun at Entrance 1. For information, e-mail

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.


As if business classes weren't scary enough: The College of Business will hold a Halloween party from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. behind Melcher Hall, featuring game and prize tables from various CBA student groups. Come in costume!

Attention Honors College: The Student Governing Board will meet at 4 p.m. in The Honors College offices to discuss the Halloween party, Cougar Preview and the banquet. 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.

Now see here: AOSA-POPS pre-optometry professional society will hold a general meeting at 4:15 p.m. in the UC Lone Star Room. For information, stop by Room 118, Old Science Building.

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

SPJ: The Society of Professional Journalists UH/Houston Chapter will meet at 6 p.m. in the UC Dallas Room. Anyone interested in a career in journalism is welcome. For information, call (713) 743-5314.

The College Republicans will meet at 7 p.m. in the Atlantic Room, UC Underground. Guest speaker will be Maria Molina, U.S. informant during the Bay of Pigs invasion. For information, call Ben Jones at (713) 892-8240.

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. For information, e-mail

Boo: The Hilton College student organizations will hold a Halloween Party this evening at Señor Rita's, 5611 Morningside in the Rice Village. Tickets ($5) are available in the Hilton College South Wing Lobby. For information, e-mail


The Frontier Fiesta Association is seeking applicants for assistant director positions. Applications are available in Room 51F, Campus Activities, UC Underground. For information, call (713) 743-5181.

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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