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Wednesday, January 26, 2000
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Volume 65, Issue 81

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January 26 in history: Coca-Cola was named the No. 1 soft drink in America, pushing Pepsi to No. 2. A huge advertising war erupted that cost each company millions of dollars (1987); President Clinton forcefully and with anger denied (while arrogantly pointing his finger) having an affair with a White House intern, telling reporters, "I want to say one thing to the American people ... I did not have sexual relations with that woman, Miss Lewinsky," Clinton also said he "never told anybody to lie." (1998); Birthdays: singer Anita Baker (1958), actress Ellen Degeneres (1958), gospel singer Kirk Franklin (1970), actor Paul Newman (1925), late movie critic Gene Siskel (1946), musician Eddie Van Halen (1955).

Today

GKNHS: The Golden Key National Honor Society will have information tables set up today from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the UC Satellite. Members will be present to answer questions about Golden Key.

Anime no Kai: This anime club will hold a general meeting at noon today in the Baltic Room (UC Underground). For more information, send inquiries via e-mail to jboehm@bayou.uh.edu.

Free Food!: Free food is back. All are welcome for free homemade food and a chance to find out more about the Baptist Student Ministry. Come to the Baptist Student Center at noon and 1 p.m. today. Call Craig Butler at (713) 741-0967 for more information.

Campus Recruitment Workshop: This workshop is a prerequisite for interviewing with employers recruiting seniors, graduate students and internship candidates on campus during the Spring and Fall Semester 1999-2000. Attend the workshop at noon today, no appointment necessary. Present valid Student ID for admission. For disability accommodations, please call (713) 743-5100.

Academic Workshop: Learning Support Services is offering a workshop for interested students in time management skills. The workshop will be held at noon today in Rm. 321 of the Social Work Building. For more information, call Jan Redford at (713) 743-5411.

Video Interviews: The Video Interview Workshop provides the student with the opportunity to participate in a simulated employment interview and is excellent preparation for campus interviews. No reservations are necessary. Interview dress is not required. Bring a copy of your resume and your Cougar 1Card or alumni ID. The workshop will be held at 2 p.m. today on the first floor of the Student Service Center. For more information, call (713) 743-5100.

La Comunidad: La Comunidad's first official meeting will be held at 2:30 p.m. today in the UC Bayou City Room. Also, anyone interested in joining the organization is invited to a 5 p.m. information session at the Aegean in the UC Underground. For more information, call Nelly at (713) 743-6941.

AOSA-POPS: The Pre-Optometry Professional Society will hold a general meeting at 4:15 p.m. today in the Lone Star Room (second floor of the UC). For more information, log on to www.opt.uh.edu/pops.

NABJ: The UH National Association of Black Journalists will have its spring kick-off meeting at 5 p.m. today in the UC San Antonio Room. For more information, send inquiries via e-mail to donteel@hotmail.com.

Announcements

ODK: Applications are now available for membership in Omicron Delta Kappa, the national leadership honor society for upperclassmen and graduate students. Applications may be obtained in the Rm. 205 of the Roy Cullen building. They are due on Feb. 2. For more information, call Carl Krueger at (713) 743-7991.

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 spjuh@hotmail.com.

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 (including the event date and time, a brief description, sponsoring organizations, location and a contact name and telephone number) to dcspots@mail.uh.edu, fax it to (713) 743-5384; send it via campus mail to STP 4071; or drop it by the Cougar newsroom, 160 Communication, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. For information, call (713) 743-5314.
 

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