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Volume 68, Issue 74, Tuesday, January 14, 2003

Campus Spotlight


Today in history:Thomas Edison patented the electric incandescent lamp, 1880; Carl Lewis beat his own two-year-old record by 9-1/4 inches when he set a new indoor world record with a long-jump mark of 28 feet, 10-1/4 inches, 1984.


Cover one eye and … : The University Eye Institute of the UH College of Optometry is recognizing National Glaucoma Awareness Month by offering free vision screenings to faculty, staff and students. The screenings will be offered from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. today and 1:30 to 4:00 p.m. Tuesday. For more information, contact the University Eye Institute at 713-743-2020 or visit the Web site at

Got acid?: The Biology & Biochemistry Undergraduate Association will hold its first meeting of the semester from 3 to 5 p.m. in HSC, Room 102. For more information about the meeting, which is open to students interested in joining the organization, please send an e-mail to

‘Lean on me:i Lesbian Gay and Bisexual Support Group will begin counseling students from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the Student Services Center, Room 226. For more information, please call 713-743-5454.


An apple a day … : The Health Students Association will hold its first general meeting of the semester at 3:30 p.m. in the Garrison Gymnasium, Conference Room 104-L. For more information, e-mail to

… keeps the doctor away: The Allied Health Professions Society will hold an information session about the UH Pharmacy School at 6 p.m. in the UCis Bayou City Room. For more information, call 713-743-3690.

Before you drink: Counseling and Psychological Services will hold a workshop titled "Facts About Alcohol" from 5 to 6 p.m. in the Student Service Center 1, Rm. 226. For more information, call Sheila at 713-743-5454.

Getting to business: Delta Sigma Pi will hold an information session for business or economics majors looking to join the organization. It will be held at 7 p.m. in Melcher Building, Room 102E. For more information, call Sabrina at 281-615-8104.


A page one photo in the Friday, Jan. 24 issue of The Daily Cougar misidentified Lex Frieden, who was seated center at the ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Justin Dart Jr. Center for Students with Disabilities. Frieden, the chair of the National Council on Disability, worked closely with Dart in his crusade to promote disability awareness. The Daily 

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