Volume 7 Issue # 7
Monday, November 22, 2004

Campus News

Holiday food drive announced
    Dr. Sharon Gorman's CI class is conducting a Thanksgiving food drive to benefit the Clarksville Housing Authority. Suggested items include fried onions, cream of mushroom soup, cake mixes, pie crusts, canned pumpkin, applesauce, stuffing mixes, chicken broth, cranberry sauce, canned pie fillings, instant potatoes, canned milk and peanut butter. Donation boxes are located in the Advancement Office and in the HFA Division Office in Walton.

Lessons & Carols scheduled
    The university’s annual Service of Lessons and Carols will be held at 4 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 5, and 11 a.m., Tuesday, Dec. 7, in Munger Chapel.
   The traditional service combines familiar carols, the telling of the story of Jesus’ birth through scripture readings, and musical selections performed by the singers in the University Chorus and the Women’s Select Ensemble.
   This service provides a meaningful way to usher in the holiday season for the entire community and has become a family tradition for many. The public is invited and admission is free.

Theatre presents one-act plays
    The Theatre Department will present FourbyFour, four evenings of student-directed one-act plays on Dec. 6-7 and 9-10.
   The four productions will be held in the Seay Theatre, starting at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $5 each for general admission and free for the campus community. There is limited seating.
   The productions will include The Happy Journey to Trenton and Camden by Thornton Wilder and directed by India Judd, and The Wreck on the 5:25 by Thornton Wilder and directed by Shelly Muston. Both of those productions will be shown on Dec. 6 and 7.
   On Dec. 9-10, the Theatre Department will present The Most Massive Woman Wins by Madeline George and directed by Diana Farrow, and This Is The Rill Speaking by Lanford Wilson and directed by Jessica Gay.

Eagles open season with wins
    The men’s basketball team opened the 2004-2005 season by winning a pair of games in the Hendrix Tipoff Classic in Conway.
The Eagles (2-0) defeated host Hendrix College 87-79 on Friday as freshman Habeeb Kareem led the way with 21 points and 14 rebounds, followed by David Hamilton with 16 points and Josh Joyner with 14. The Eagles then defeated Rhodes College 93-81 on Saturday as Brent Johnson had 22 points and Kareem added 20.
The Lady Eagles opened their season with a pair of losses in a tournament at John Brown University in Siloam Springs. The Lady Eagles fell to JBU 89-43 and Oklahoma Baptist 86-52.
The two Ozarks teams will be on the road this weekend when they travel to Concordia-Austin Nov. 27 and Mary Hardin-Baylor on Nov. 29.
The first home games of the season will be Dec. 2 against Howard Payne University and Dec. 4 against Sul Ross State University.

Around Campus ...
    The University will celebrate Thanksgiving Break from Nov. 24-26. There will be no classes on those days and offices will be closed Nov. 25-26. Resident halls will close at 5 p.m. on Nov. 23. Students who plan to stay on campus must complete a break housing request no later than Nov. 22 ... There will be a small graduation ceremony for December graduates at 3:30 p.m., Dec. 14, in Walker Hall ... For information on new part-time jobs and/or internships, please contact Career Services ... There will be an Alpha Chi ceremony for new members during Chapel Service on Nov. 30 ... Nov. 29 is the deadline for seniors to submit photos to the yearbook ... On Dec. 4, beginning at 9:30 a.m., a class led by Amy Oatis entitled “Calender Creation” will take place. For more information, contact Ginny Sain ... PBL is hosting a caroling event on Dec. 8 at 5 p.m. They will go to three local nursing homes and sing Christmas carols... Rotaract is sponsoring a community service project on Dec. 4 at the Clarksville Housing authority.

Student Congress fares well
   For the first time in the seven years Ozarks has been taking a team to the Student Congress competition, they scored more than 200 points (215). This was a huge improvement over last year’s score of 155.
   That respectable showing is due to the solid performances of the excellent group of students who represented
U of O at this year’s Congress. Ozarks’ individual winners were Valerie Powell and Brian Featherston, excellence in committee work; Robert Hines, Cody Bennett, and Elizabeth Drye, superior in committee work; Robert Hines, Cody Bennett, and Joseph Pennington, excellence in floor debate; and Elizabeth Drye and Robert Hines, excellence in parliamentary procedure. Hines was named “Best Delegate”and a bill submitted by Cody Bennett and Joel Hatman passed.

Soccer players earn ASC honors
    Seven U of O men’s soccer players were recognized by the American Southwest Conference with all-conference honors recently.
   Senior goalkeeper Chris Schultz and senior midfielder Will Brahic were named to the All-ASC first team. Junior forward Ron Hogsett and junior defender Lars Nyberg earned spots on the All-ASC second team and sophomore forward Jared Gordon and junior defender C.J. Smith were named to the All-ASC third team. Senior midfielder Justin Goodman was named All-ASC honorable mention.
   Four U of O women’s soccer players were also honored.
Senior forward Lindy Swatzell was named to the All-ASC first team. Freshman midfielder Jessalyn Halsted earned a spot on the All-ASC second team and sophomore defender Kate Schoenhals was named to the All-ASC third team. Senior midfielder Marissa Andrade was named All-ASC honorable mention.

Remaining Convo credit events

23 11 a.m. Chapel
30 11 a.m. Chapel
1 6:30 p.m. Professional Development
Presentation, Rowntree
5 4 p.m. Lessons and Carols, Chapel
6 7:30 p.m. One-Act Plays FourbyFour
7 11 a.m. Chapel, Lessons and Carols
7 7:30 p.m. One-Act Plays FourbyFour
9 7:30 p.m. One-Act Plays FourbyFour
10 7:30 p.m. One-Act Plays FourbyFour

Finals Schedule

Day Class Time Test Time
Monday, Dec. 13 Period 3 (MWF 10:00-10:50) 8:00-10:00
  Period 7 (MWF 3:00-3:50) 10:30 - 12:30
  Period 4 (MWF 11-11:50) 1:00-3:00
  Period 6 (MWF 2:00-2:50) 3:30-5:30
  M/W Evening classes* 6:00-8:00
Tuesday, Dec.14 Period 1A (TR 8:00-9:30) 8:00-10:00
  Noon Classes 10:30-12:30
Period 2 (MWF 9:00-9:50) 1:00-3:00
  Period 5A (TR 4:00-5:15) 3:30-5:30
  Tues/Thurs Evening Classes* 6:00-8:00
Wed., Dec. 15 All College & Inter. Algebra 8:00-10:00
  Period 1(MWF 8:00-8:50) 10:30-12:30
  Period 5 (MWF 1:00-1:50) 1:00-3:00
  Period 8 (MWF 4:00-4:50) 3:30-5:30
Thursday, Dec. 16 Period 2A (TR 9:30-10:45) 8:00-10:00
  Period 4A (TR 2:30-3:45) 10:30-12:30
  Period 3A (TR 1:00-2:30) 1:00-3:00

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