John Calvin (Protestant), 1509; Aldolphus Busch (father of cheap American
beer), 1842; David
Brinkley, (former TV anchorman) 1920; Eunice Kennedy Shriver (philanthropist),
1921; Jake LaMotta,
(a raging bull) 1921; Fred Gwynne, (TV monster) 1926; Arthur Ashe,
(tennis great) 1943; Bela Fleck,
(singer) 1958; Jessica Simpson, (hottie), 1980.
Today in history
"His Master's Voice," a logo depicting a dog looking into the horn of
a gramophone machine is
registered with the U.S. Patent Office, 1900; The eccentric Howard
Hughes completes a 91-hour flight
around the world, 1938; Coca-Cola resumes selling its original formula,
renaming it Coca-Cola Classic
after criticism surrounding the "New Coke," 1985; Mel Blanc, the voice
of Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck and
Porky Pig, dies at age 81, 1989.
The political process: The Student Government Association will hold
a senate meeting at 7 p.m. in the
Bluebonnet Room of the University Center. For more information, contact
Jeff at 713-743-5231.
Maybe later: Learning Support Services will present the academic workshop
Procrastination" from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday in Rm. 328 of the Social
Work Building. For more
information, contact Sandy or Jan at 713-743-5411 or visit the Web
Repeat the mantra: The Yoga Club sponsors a "Yoga Music and Chanting"
event from noon to 1 p.m.
Wednesdays in the Bayou City Room of the University Center. It is free
and open to UH faculty, staff,
students and alumni. For more information, contact Pam at 713-743-3975
or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tiger claw: Campus Recreation has added new kickboxing classes from
5 to 6 p.m. Wednesdays in Rm.
102, Garrison Gymnasium. The classes are free to currently enrolled
students, but those interested
must pre-register to attend. For more information call 713-743-9500
or visit the Web site
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 Wednesday,
July 10, 2002 and time, a brief description, sponsoring organizations,
location and a contact name and telephone number) to email@example.com,
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.