Thursday, December 2, 1999
Houston, Texas
Volume 65, Issue 71

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Campus Spotlight

December 2 in history: disposable razor patented by King Gillette, 1901; Ford introduces its Model A, 1927; "Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer" hits the singles charts, 1949. Birthdays: newspaper magnate Randolph Hearst (1915); actress Cathy Lee Crosby (1948); singing sensation Britney Spears (1981).


Praise and worship: The Alpha-Omega Episcopal Campus Ministry offers praise and worship Thursdays at 2:30 p.m. in Room 205, A.D. Bruce Religion Center. For information, call Jim Goodwin at (713) 741-5850.

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.

The Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Student Support Group meets Thursdays from 4 to 5 p.m. in Room 226, Student Service Center.


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.

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

Nothing ever happens on Mars: Rice University, the National Space Society and the Mars Society will sponsor a celebration of the landing of the Mars Polar Lander from 2 to 6 p.m. in Room 301, Sewall Hall on the Rice campus. The event will feature speakers, images from the lander and food.

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

The sound of music: The Moores School of Music presents CORO and the University Chamber Singers in concert at 7:30 p.m. under the direction of doctoral students Joel Plagg and Eduardo Garcia-Novelli. Admission is $4 for students, $6 general. For information, call (713) 743-3313.


Chechnya help: The Pakistani Student Association, the Pakistani Literary Society and the Muslim Student Association will hold a dinner at 6:30 p.m. Sunday in the Oberholtzer Ballroom to benefit the victims of genocide in Chechnya. For information, e-mail


Toys: The Society of Women Engineers is holding a toy drive for Toys for Tots. Unwarapped gifts may be dropped until Dec. 17 in Room 103, Y-Building. For information, call (713) 743-4244.

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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