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March 12 in history: U.S. Post Office established, 1789; first department store in America opens, 1877; spitting banned in New York City, 1896. Birthdays: playwright Edward Albee (1928); actress Barbara "99" Feldon (1941); musician James Taylor (1948).

Today

La Comunidad will hold a bake sale in the PGH Breezeway from 7:30 to 11 a.m.

Don't be a victim of the dating game: The Wellness Center and Cougar PEP round out their spring break safety week with a table on date rape prevention. Stop by the UC between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. to visit the table. For information, call (713) 743-5455.

Hear her roar: The Wesley Foundation presents the Rev. Wanda Bass leading a women's history celebration at noon in the A.D. Bruce Religion Center's large chapel. For information, call (713) 747-0335.

Amnesty International holds weekly meetings Thursdays at 1:30 p.m. in the Baltic Room, UC Underground. For information, call Matthew Wilson at (713) 630-0478.

Laying down the law: The Phi Alpha Delta law fraternity pre-law chapter presents Judge Richard Hall speaking at 6 p.m. in the UC Bluebonnet Room. Everyone interested is invited. For information, call Jessica Bailess at (713) 921-7126.

Face it: Student Program Board Cinema presents a free screening of Face/Off, starring John Travolta and Nicholas Cage, at 7 p.m. in the UC Houston Room. SPB Cinema will meet in the Houston Room at 6 p.m. For information, call (713) 743-5210.

Auf Deutsch!: UH students and friends will gather Thursdays at 8 p.m. at Cafe Brazil, Westheimer at Dunlavy, for an evening of casual German conversation at all levels. For information, e-mail utopia1@swbell.net or call (713) 743-3040.

Greeks for Christ: Alpha Omega will hold an evening of nondenominational worship geared toward members of the campus Greek community at 8 p.m. in the Atlantic Room, UC Underground. For information, call (281) 551-7782.

I hear music when I look at you: The Moores School of Music announces the junior recital of Jacob Langfelder (voice) at 5:30 p.m. in the Dudley Recital Hall and the doctoral recital of James McLeland (violin) at 8 p.m. in the Dudley Recital Hall. At 7:30 p.m., the Moores School Choruses will perform in the Moores Opera House. For information, call (713) 743-3009.

Weekend

Mock GRE: Mu Delta will administer a mock GRE test Saturday at 8 a.m. in the basement of the Old Science Building. Anyone is welcome to take the test; the fee is $10. Please RSVP to (281) 480-7071.

Announcements

Scholarships galore: Two- and three-year scholarships are available through the Department of Military Science. Call (713) 743-3875 for information and an application. The deadline is Monday, March 23.

Do it for the experience: College students from across the country will participate in a five-week military summer leadership program in Kentucky. For information on joining, call (713) 743-3875.

On women: The UH Committee on the Statue of Women, a committee of students, faculty and staff formed to address the needs and concerns of women in the UH community, will conduct focus groups to determine those needs and concerns. To participate, or for information, call (713) 743-9764.

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