Theatre presents Zoo Story
In a quiet pocket of New Yorks Central Park,
two dissimilar men have a chance meeting. A story of modern angst and
urban isolation, The Zoo Story is a one-act play
that reveals the lives of its two characters in just over 50 minutes
and shocks its audience with a surprising twist at the end.
The play will be staged in the Walton Fine Arts Center
Black Box Theatre, where the production will accommodate 80 audience
members a night. Seating is on a first come/first served basis. The
box office will open at 6:45 p.m. each night of the performance. General
admission is $3. The performances will be Feb. 26-28, beginning at 7
The cast includes Al Berry as Peter and Dane Sanders
as Jerry. The crew members are Dr. Pat Farmer, Director; Lacey Kennedy,
Stage Manager; Professor Bruce Brown, Set and Costume Design/Technical
Director; India Judd, Light Design/House Manager; Shelly Muston, Sound
Design/Sound Board Operator; Saul Palencia, Graphic Design; Diana Farrow
and Barbara Manning, Wardrobe Crew members; Jessica Gay, Light Board
Operator; and Misti Ponder, Mandi Asmusen, Saul Palencia, and Maria
Jose Garcia, Front of House.
TV-6 features new program
KUOZ Channel TV-6 is producing a new program called Beyond
the Lens. Nine students from the practicum class are the ones
who are responsible for this new program.
Beyond the Lens is a half-hour,
student-produced program that includes news, sports, interviews, and
musical guests. Produced every two weeks, the show will be aired in
a continuous loop from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Wednesdays. The program is
also looking for musicians to appear on the show. For more information,
contact Susan Edens at Ext.1450 or Nick Courtney at 705-8420.
Graduates take note! February 16-20 is Senior Registration
Week. If you are graduating in May or June, please stop by Career Services,
located in Student Support Services, to fill out a short registration
Registering with Career Services will give you an
opportunity to share your plans after graduation. In addition, it will
give you access to password-only resources, graduate/professional school
info, weekly job newsletters, the hidden job market, and networking
opportunities with potential employers and graduate schools. Every graduate
who registers will receive a laminated, professional job search guide,
which contains helpful information regarding resumes, cover letters,
interviews, and following-up with potential employers. Start planning
your future NOW! Remember to register with Career Services this week.
MCM plans community service
The Methodist Campus Ministries is sponsoring
three upcoming events. On Sunday, Feb. 22 at 2 p.m., members will be
baking cookies at First United Methodist Church for a prison ministry.
On March 6 and March 27, MCM will be sponsoring Habitat for Humanity
workdays in Fort Smith. For more information, please contact Julia Frost
at Ext. 1401.
Planet Club sponsors slide show
Wild Utah: Americas Redrock Wilderness,
a multi-media slide show featuring stunning images by noted wilderness
photographers, will be presented at 7 p.m., Feb. 19 in Baldor Auditorium.
Sponsored by The Planet Club, the program will be presented by SUWAs
Outreach Coordinator Bob Brister. Convo credits will be offered. For
more information contact Candace Furniss or Caroline Woodell at Ext.
Benefit Livestock Show set
PBL will be hosting a Benefit Livestock
Show, on Saturday, March 6, with proceeds going to the March of Dimes.
PBL is looking for volunteers to help with this event.
PBL is also looking for donations of: cash (to help
cover expenses, so more money can go to March of Dimes.); bake sale
items (can be delivered to PBL office or can be picked up by any PBL
member.); and items for concession stand (chips, cokes, hot dogs, coffee,
If any one is interested in helping or for more information,
please contact Natalie Gack, PBL community service director, at 705-1066
Around Campus ...
The Arkansas Arts Center exhibit entitled
"People and Faces: Images by African-Americans" will
be displayed in Ozarks Stephens Art Gallery through Feb. 27 ...
Remember to continue recycling! The Planet Club is once again having
a recycling contest between the dorms ...The Miss Ozark Highlands scholarship
pageant is scheduled for Feb. 21. For more information contact Tammy
Warren (754-8067) or Carol Martin (754-2988) ... An interview fair with
numerous state and regional businesses and sponsored by the Arkansas
Independent Colleges & Universities will be held in Little Rock
on March 1. For more information contact Kimberly Spicer at Ext. 1320...
Feb. 19th will be the last day to purchase a textbook from the Founders
Bookstore... The Mr. U of O contest will be held on March 6. All males
are welcome to participate. The signup sheet is located in the CAB office
... There will be a goodbye reception for Grounds Supervisor Lisha Gagen
at 2 p.m., Feb. 17 in the Administration Building Lobby.... Admissions
needs help. Any students who are interested in making phone calls to
prospective students need to contact Glenda at Ext. 1227 ... The Walton
Arts & Ideas Series Shakespeare off the Shelf will
have a special performance for university students at 4 p.m., Tuesday,
on Feb. 17 in Rowntree... For any information on scholarships please
contact the Financial Aid Office ... The Ozarks baseball team, which
swept Mid-America Bible College on Friday to improve to 2-1 on the season,
will play at home against Westminster on Feb. 20.
Homecoming Week is here
A number of events are planned for Homecoming
2004, which begins on Monday, Feb. 16, and culminates with basketball
games, crowning of king and queen and a homecoming dance on Saturday,
Feb. 21. The theme for this years homecoming is Aloha Ozarks.
The activities during the week will include a Luau
dinner and pep rally on Feb. 18, a faculty/staff king and queen coronation
for charity during the basketball game on Feb. 19 and a lip sync contest
on Feb. 20.
The 2004 Homecoming Court includes seniors Zach Boatwright
and Kerri Hughes, Chad Bruce and Julie Carlton and Taylor Magee and
Jessi Kidwell; juniors Ronnie Amaya and Katie Shay and Jack Grimes and
Lindsey Turnbow; sophomores Francisco Collazo and Kate Byrd: and freshmen
Nathan Abbott and Tahia Lorena Ruiz. The king and queen will be announced
between the mens and womens basketball games on Saturday.
The mens and womens basketball teams will
conclude their regular seasons this week with games against UT-Tyler
on Feb. 19 and UT-Dallas on Feb. 21.