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Thursday, February 28, 2002 Volume 67, Issue 103





Feb. 28 in history: The Republican Party is organized in Ripon, Wisc., 1854; the first televised basketball game is shown
between Fordham University and the University of Pittsburgh from Madison Square Garden in New York, 1940; Mr. Ed, the
talking horse, dies, 1979; M*A*S*H becomes the most watched television program in history when the final episode airs,
1983; Michael Jackson wins a record eight Grammy awards for the album Thriller, 1984. Birthdays: Tommy Tune, dancer,
1940; Mario Andretti, speed racer, 1940; Mercedes Ruehl, actress, 1948; Bernadette Peters, curly-haired actress, 1948; John
Turturro, another curly-haired actor, 1957; Cindy Wilson, singer, 1957; Rae Dawn Chong, actress, 1961.

Global unity: The Gay, Lesbian or Bisexual Alliance will hold a general meeting at 6 p.m. in the Caspian Room, UC
Underground. For more information, contact David at


Handball: Join the co-ed Cougar handball team at its practices from 7 to 10 a.m. in Melcher Gymnasium. For more
information, call Michael at (713) 956-4005 or e-mail

Resume your résumé: University Career Services offers workshops on résumé writing, interviewing techniques, internship
opportunities and campus recruitment on the first floor of the Student Services Center. Call (713) 743-5100 or visit for more information.

1,2,3, jump: The University is offering free aerobic classes for currently enrolled students. For more information, call (713)
743-9500 or register in Rm. 102, Garrison.

Relax, don't do it: The UH Wellness Center is offering free yoga classes to all faculty, staff and students from noon to 1 p.m.
Tuesday and Friday in Rm. 206, Garrison. For more information, call Pam at (713) 743-3975.

Put the Spotlight to work for you!: Post your group's next meeting or event. For more information and rules, visit, call (713) 743-5360 or e-mail

Today's on-campus art events

Cynthia Bauhof-Williams, pianist, 7:30 p.m., Dudley Recital Hall

Turn on the Spotlight:The Campus Spotlight is an easy and free way to announce your groupis next meeting or event. Just send the information (including the event Thursday, February 28, 2002 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 4015; or drop it by the Cougar newsroom, 160 Communication, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Monday. For information, call (713) 743-5361.


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