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Volume 68, Issue 3, Wednesday, August 28, 2002



Slavery was banned by the British Parliament throughout the British Empire, 1883; Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., gave his "I Have a Dream" speech at a civil rights rally in Washington, D.C., 1963; The biggest bank in the United States was created when Chase Manhattan and
Chemical Bank announced their $10 billion deal, 1995; A divorce decree was issued for Britain's Charles and Princess Diana, 1996; Birthdays Shania Twain, country singer 1965; Jason Priestley, actor, 1969; LeAnn Rimes, singer, 1982. ANNOUNCEMENTS

Detectives in the house?: RHA is hosting its second annual Murder Mystery dinner at 6 p.m. Thursday at the OB Ballroom. Free food and suspects are provided. For
more information, call (713) 743-6069. U got game?:

The National Residence Halls Honorary is inviting all residents to the UC Games Room for free ping pong, pool and bowling from 4-7 p.m. Friday. For more information, call (713) 743-6077. 

Get quackin': As part of UH's "Welcome Back Week," two free airline tickets to anywhere in the continental United States along with other prizes will be awarded to the winners and runner-ups of the Duck Challenge, which will begin at 12:15 p.m. today at the UC. Entry forms can be picked up at all UC locations and students can register today before the event, which also will include music from 104 KRBE, free pizza from SPB and drinks, Metro U.Passes, beach games and door prizes starting at 11 a.m. For more information, call (713) 743-5293. 

How low can you go?: Residential Life and Housing is hosting the "Tropical BBQ Bash" at 6:30 p.m. today at the Lynn Eusen Park and swimming pool. Residents
can eat free food and limbo. For more information, call (713) 743-6069. 

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Click here to submit information about your event online. Or send the information (including the event3, Wednesday, August 28, 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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