Tuesday, December 7, 1999
Houston, Texas
Volume 65, Issue 74

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Campus Spotlight

December 7 in history: Delaware ratifies U.S. Constitution, becoming the first state, 1787; Japanese planes attack Pearl Harbor, 1941; PBS goes on the air, 1969; "Kung Fu Fighting" by Carl Douglas peaks at No. 1 on the singles chart, 1974. Birthdays: novelist Willa Cather (1873); jazz musician Louis Prima (1911); actor Ted Knight (1923); actress Ellen Burstyn (1932).


Choirfest: United Campus Ministries of Houston presents "Christmas Choirfest," a free choir concert featuring several performing groups, at 7:30 p.m. in the large chapel of the A.D. Bruce Religion Center. A reception will follow in the upstairs lounge. Everyone is invited.


Holiday pot luck: The UH Women's Network will hold a holiday covered dish luncheon at noon in Room 323-T2, College of Technology. Everyone is invited to attend and bring a dish and its recipe. Beverages will be provided. For information, call Jerry Aven at (713) 743-2920.


Anime no Kai, a Japanese animation club, will hold its final Fall screening of anime titles from 2 to 5 p.m. in the UC Satellite. Admission is free; everyone is invited. For information, e-mail

Wednesday 12/15

Shadow and Substance: Students from the Graduate School of Social Work will present Shadow and Substance, a play highlighting issues of racism and bigotry, at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 15 in Room 101, Social Work Building. Admission is $5. The play was first produced under the supervision of Edward Albee and has been staged off-Broadway in New York.


Toys: The Society of Women Engineers is holding a toy drive for Toys for Tots. Unwrapped 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.

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 or e-mail

Fall Spotlight advisory: The Spotlight staff is bringing out fork lifts, hand trucks and wheelbarrows to clear out the detritus from this semester's Campus Spotlight. Please keep in mind that all items from this semester will be discarded today and must be re-submitted for the spring. Call (713) 743-5314 for information. 

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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