Wednesday, November 10, 1999
Houston, Texas
Volume 65, Issue 57

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November 10 in history: 41 women are arrested outside the White House for suffrage demonstrations, 1917; coast-to-coast direct-dial telephone service begins, 1951; Sesame Street debuts on PBS, 1969; Vietnam Veterans Memorial opens in Washington, 1982. Birthdays: theologian Martin Luther (1483); actor Claude Rains (1889); band leader Billy May (1916); lyricist Tim Rice (1944); comedian Sinbad (1956).


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.

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

VSA: The Vietnamese Students' Association will meet at 4 p.m. in the Atlantic Room, UC Underground. For information, e-mail

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.

AOSA-POPS: The pre-optometry professional society will hold a general meeting at 4:15 p.m. in the Pacific Room, UC Underground. UH career counselor Cynthia Jackson will speak on interviewing for admissions. 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. Guest speaker will be Celeste Villarreal of Seltel Communications. For information, call (713) 743-2879.

How needy are you: The Gay, Lesbian or Bisexual Alliance will meet and conduct a survey, "How needy are you?" at 6 p.m. in Room 220, Social Work Building. For information, e-mail


Death and taxes: The Corporate & Taxation Law Society presents Mary Ann Cohen, chief judge of the U.S. Tax Court, speaking at 9 a.m. in the Krost Hall auditorium at the Law Center. For information, call Juan Vasquez at (713) 365-0504.

The Pre-Pharmacy Association will meet at 4 p.m. in the Cougar Den. For information, e-mail

The Key to knowledge: Golden Key national honor society will meet at 4 p.m. in the UC Rodeo Room. All members and prospective members are invited. For information, call Caroline Ngo at (281) 701-5628.


Sea Change, an organization open to all social workers and social work students interested in gay, lesbian and transgender issues, will meet at 5:30 p.m. at Toopee's, 1830 W. Alabama. For information, call (713) 863-7051.


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.

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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