Volume 6 Issue # 11
Monday, February 16, 2004

Campus News
Theatre presents “Zoo Story”

   In a quiet pocket of New York’s 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 p.m.
   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.

Senior Registration Week

    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 form.
   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: America’s 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 SUWA’s Outreach Coordinator Bob Brister. Convo credits will be offered. For more information contact Candace Furniss or Caroline Woodell at Ext. 2807.

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, etc.)
   If any one is interested in helping or for more information, please contact Natalie Gack, PBL community service director, at 705-1066 or 264-2226.

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 year’s 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 men’s and women’s basketball games on Saturday.
   The men’s and women’s basketball teams will conclude their regular seasons this week with games against UT-Tyler on Feb. 19 and UT-Dallas on Feb. 21.



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