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Friday, November 5, 1999
Houston, Texas
Volume 65, Issue 54

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November 5 in history: first U.S. post office established, 1639; Parker Bros. launches Monopoly, 1935; the first stereo FM radio broadcast is made, 1955. Birthdays: cowboy Roy Rogers (1911); actress Vivien Leigh (1913); singers Art Garfunkel (1941) and Gram Parsons (1946).

Today

Toastmasters, an organization dedicated to helping improve public speaking, will meet at 12:30 p.m. in the Baltic Room, UC Underground. For information, call (713) 653-5937.

Golden Key honor society will meet at 1 p.m. in front of the UC to work on the Urban Outreach Project. Carpooling will be available to those who arrive before 1 p.m. For information, call Misty Morris at (713) 862-3269 (evenings) or e-mail md2977@aol.com.

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.

Singles welcome: The Master's Musicians will hold a discussion on divorce at 5 p.m. in the Moores School of Music student lounge. For information, call Curtis Whittaker at (713) 741-3594.

International Christian Fellowship meets for Bible study and fellowship Fridays at 7 p.m. in Room 201, A.D. Bruce Religion Center. For information, e-mail icfhouston@hotmail.com.

Weekend

If you build it: The Metropolitan Volunteer Program and Habitat for Humanity are seeking volunteers to help build a house Saturday. For more information, stop by the MVP office in the UC Underground or call (713) 743-5200.

Monday

Coffee: Cougar Challenge, which encourages graduating seniors to donate to UH before they graduate, will hold a coffee day from 8 to 9:30 a.m. in the M.D. Anderson Library lobby. Free coffee and snacks will be provided for seniors who take up the challenge.

The prophet: The Catholic Newman Center will hold the last of its lunchtime colloquiums on spirituality and academics at noon with "Academic as Prophet and Witness." Everyone is invited to attend the session at the Catholic Center, Calhoun at Entrance 1. For information, call (713) 748-2529.

What shall it profit: Delta Sigma Pi, the coed business fraternity, presents Sara Selber, executive director of AIDS Foundation Houston, to speak on nonprofit organizations at 7:30 p.m. in Room 333, Melcher Hall. Everyone is welcome. For information, call (713) 743-4923.

Announcements

Help someone: The Metropolitan Volunteer Program will be collecting shoes, clothes, linens and nonperishable food items in recognition of National Hunger and Homelessness Month. For more information, or to make a donation, stop by the MVP office, UC Underground, or call (713) 743-5200.

I hear music: Guitarron, vihuela and violin players are needed for a UH mariachi band. Anyone interested may join the group every Friday from 2 to 4 p.m. in Room 110, Moores School of Music. For information, e-mail misilva@bayou.uh.edu.

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.

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.

The Women's Therapy Group, which discusses issues like self-esteem, relationships and depression, is accepting members. For information, call Karen Nelson at (713) 743-5407.

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.

Journalists: Students interested in print or electronic journalism or advertising are invited to join UH's chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists. For information, call (713) 743-5314.

Turn on the Spotlight: The Campus Spotlight is an easy and free way to announce your group's next meeting or event. Just send the information to dcspots@mail.uh.edu, fax it to (713) 743-5384 or drop it by the Cougar newsroom, 160 Communication. For information, call (713) 743-5314.
 

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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