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Monday, March 18, 2002 Volume 67, Issue 110




March 18 in history: Britain repeals the Stamp Act, 1766; the first railroad tunnel in America is completed, 1834; Henry Wells & William Fargo
found American Express, 1850; The Congress of the Confederate States of America adjourns for the last time, 1865; Britain is linked to the
European continent by telephone, 1891; Poppin' Fresh Pillsbury Dough Boy is introduced, 1961. Birthdays: Grover Cleveland, president, 1837;
John Updike, author, 1932; Irene Cara, "Fame-ous" singer, 1959; Vanessa Williams, former Miss America, 1963; Bonnie Blair, U.S. Olympic
speedskater, 1964; Queen Latifah, rapper, 1970.


 Meet and greet: The National Association of Black Journalists, UH Chapter, will have its first general meeting at 7 p.m. in the UC Saltgrass
Room. For more information, call Ashley at (713) 743-6222 or e-mail


Mixin' and minglin': The Black Student Union and Mu Delta, the African-American Pre-Health Association, will sponsor "Come mix and mingle"
from 8:30 to 10 p.m. in the Mediterranean Room, UC Underground. For more information, call Jessica at (713) 705-9556 or visit the Mu Delta
Web site at


MSA: The Muslim Students Association will feature three lectures from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the Mediterranean Room, UC Underground. For
more information, call Mudassar at (832) 978-3175 or e-mail



What time was that meeting?: The Learning Support Services Center will sponsor a "Memory Improvement Workshop" from 1 to 2 p.m. in Room
321, Social Work. For more information, call Jan or Sandy at (713) 743-5411 or visit


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. For more information, call (713) 743-5100 or visit

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


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 Monday, March 18, 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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