Thursday, February 10, 2000
Houston, Texas
Volume 65, Issue 92

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February 10 in history: "Michael Jackson Talks To Oprah Winfrey" airs on ABC and draws an astounding 39.3 rating/56 share -- 90 million people (1993); College dropout who e-mailed threats to Asian students is the first person to be convicted of committing a hate crime in cyberspace (1998). Birthdays: actor Robert Wagner (1930); singer Roberta Flack (1939); government official George Stephanopoulos (1961); actress Laura Dern (1967).


Pathway to Success: A workshop focusing on registration with the internship program, types of internships, sources of internship opportunities and getting the most from an internship experience. The workshop will be held at 1 p.m. today on the first floor of the Student Service Center. Call (713) 743-5100 for more information.

APO: Alpha Phi Omega, UH's National Coed Service Fraternity, will have an info session at 4 p.m. today in the UC Underground Baltic Room (Rm. 82). For more information, call Dave at (281) 980-5094.

Gay and Lesbian Support: Counseling and Psychological Services is offering an open support group for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered UH students at 4 p.m. today on the second floor of the Student Services Building. For more information, call David Mann or Salimah Adam at (713) 743-5454.

Eats: Barron's Restaurant will present the International Dinner Series at 5 p.m. today. Sponsored by the Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management and run by students, the dinner will feature a West African theme. For reservations, call (713) 743-2512.

MITG: The Mosaic Intercultural Theatre Group will meet at 5:30 p.m. today in the Jose Quintero Laboratory Theatre, Rm. 102 Wortham Theatre Building. For more information, call Sylvia Armendariz-Hernandez at (713) 349-9234.

GLOBAL: The Gay, Lesbian or Bisexual Alliance will have a general meeting at 7 p.m. today in the Rm. 220 Social Work. For more information, call David at (713) 253-8609.

Valentine Auction: Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., will sponsor a Valentine Auction at 7 p.m. today at the UC Underground Cougar Den. Proceeds benefit the March of Dimes and Stork's Nest. For more information, call Cheryl Harding at (713) 743-7535.


Bake Sale: The Pre-Pharmacy Association will hold a Valentine's bake sale from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Friday at the PGH Breezeway.

Free seminar: The Department of Chemical Engineering presents a free seminar by Dr. Ahmed Alim, Vice President of Research and Development of Pennzoil-Quaker State Co. The seminar will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday in Room W122-D3, Cullen College of Engineering.

Anime no Kai: The anime club will hold a screening of a variety of anime titles at 2 p.m. Friday at the UC Satellite. For more information, e-mail Jennifer Boehm at

Women's Soccer: The Women's Soccer Club at UH will practice at 3:30 p.m. Friday on the Intramural Fields (behind Wendy's on Cullen Blvd.). For more information, call Valerie Cieszki at (281) 880-7837.


HOBY: The Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership Alumni Club is looking for members. If you are an HOBY alum, please contact Marisa Bonneaux at (713) 743-7197 or via e-mail at

Food Fair: The International Food Fair will be March 1. Interested groups need to apply by Feb. 15. Applications are available in UC Underground Rm. 63.

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, 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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