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Tuesday, January 15, 2002 Volume 67, Issue 72




January 15 in history: England's Queen Elizabeth I (Elizabeth Tudor) is crowned in Westminster Abbey, 1559; the University of Notre Dame receives its charter from the state of Indiana, 1844; the Boston Morning Journal becomes the first paper in the United States to be published on wood pulp paper, 1863; Triangle magazine in Springfield, Mass, publishes the rules for a new game that will eventually be dubbed basketball, 1892; the Pentagon is dedicated as the world's largest office building, 1943; the first National
Football League Super Bowl is played; President Nixon announces the suspension of all U.S. offensive action in North Vietnam, 1973. Birthdays: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., activist, 1929; Mario Van Peebles, actor, 1957; Lisa Lisa, singer (Lisa Lisa and Cult Jam), 1967; Regina King, actress, 1971.


Bowling, anyone?: The College Bowl will return Jan. 26 at the University Center. Students are encouraged to build teams of four to compete in this "trivia-like" quiz tournament and register at the UC Administration Office (Room 282). Register no later than 5 p.m. Jan. 22. For more information, call (713) 743-5293 or visit

Smarter than the average bear: The UH Wellness Center is sponsoring yoga classes from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at 206 Garrison. Admission is free to all students, faculty, staff and alumni. For more information, call Pam Grossman at (713)

King of Kings:The African-American Studies program is sponsoring the fifth annual Martin Luther King Reception at 6 p.m. in the Houston Room at the University Center. 


Career plans: University Career Services offers workshops on resume writing, interviewing techniques, internship opportunities
and campus recruitment. For more information call (713) 743-5100 or visit

Today's home games

Men's basketball versus Texas Christian; Hofheinz Pavilion, 7:30 p.m.

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 Tuesday, January 15, 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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