Wednesday, November 17, 1999
Houston, Texas
Volume 65, Issue 62

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Campus Spotlight

November 17 in history: Congress holds its first session in the partially completed Capitol in Washington, D.C., and John Adams moves into the White House, 1800; The Little Mermaid debuts in theaters, 1989. Birthdays: actor Danny DeVito (1944); singer Jeff Buckley (1966); hostess Daisy Fuentes (1966).


Coffee Day: Cougar Challenge will hold a Coffee Day for graduating students from 9 to 11 a.m. at the University Center Satellite. For information, call (713) 743-8852.

Bake sale: The Catholic Student Organization will hold a bake sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the PGH Breezeway.

Volunteer: Anyone interested in learning more about volunteering for Communities in Schools at Turner Elementary School is invited to meet at 10:30 a.m. at the fountain in the World Affairs Lounge, UC Underground. For information, call (713) 630-0280.

(blush): The SPB presents professional relationship expert Ellen Gootblatt to speak on sex, passion and intimacy from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Cougar Den. for information, call (713) 743-5210.

Doodle: Pam Rossman will speak on doodling at the UH Women's Network brown bag meeting at noon in Room 323-T2, College of Technology. Everyone is invited to attend and bring a sack lunch and extra pieces of cardboard. For information, call Jerry Aven at (713) 743-2920.

SWE: The Society of Women Engineers will meet at noon in Room E-225D3, College of Engineering. For information, e-mail

Phi Upsilon Omicron will hold a membership meeting at 2:30 p.m. in Room 113, Cameron Building. For information, call (713) 864-1228.

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.

Anime no Kai presents Act 5: Anime for the Masses, a screening of various anime titles, from 5 to 10 p.m. in the Baltic Room, UC Underground. For information, e-mail

Clayworks, the annual UH pottery sale, will offer unique handmade ceramics from 5 to 8 p.m. in the main hallway of the Art and Engineering Annex. For information, call (281) 488-3587.

Give a little: Stop by the MVP office in the UC Underground and sign up to donate 15 minutes between 6 and 8 p.m. today for reading from a textbook for the Taping for the Blind project. For information, call (713) 743-5200.

Candidates: The College Republicans will hold a forum with seven congressional candidates at 7 p.m. in the UC Houston Room. For information, call (281) 821-0970.


BBUA: The Biology and Biochemistry Association will meet at 4 p.m. in Room 102, Houston Science Center. For information, e-mail

The Arab-American Student Association will meet at 4 p.m. in the Pacific Room, UC Underground. For information, call (713) 729-4213.

SPJ: The Society of Professional Journalists at UH will meet at 6 p.m. in the Atlantic Room, UC Underground. All print and electronic journalists are welcome. For information, call (713) 743-5314.

LULAC Co. 4688 at UH will hold a general meeting at 7:30 p.m. in the UC San Jacinto Room.


Mock OAT: The Pre-Optometry Professional Society will administer a Kaplan mock OAT exam Saturday at 10 a.m. in Room 2300, College of Optometry. The cost of the exam is $5 for members, $10 for non-members; sign up in Room 118, Old Science Building, to reserve a space. For information, link to

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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