November 1,1995 Campus News 7 Last call: Students wake up to alcohol awareness Student Activities, along with the Prograihming Board and the Counsel ing Center, sponsored a “sobering” look at alcohol awareness last week. Most of us know about the fun effects of alcohol; last week’s activities were designed to remind students of some of the dangers excess alcohol and poor judgment can create. The Counseling Center started things out on Monday by handing out red ribbons for students and faculty to display on their cars. Students learned how to serve festive drinks without the worry of underage drinking or drunk drivers when SGA served “mocktails,” pina coladas and daiqui ris sans alcohol, during dinner Mon day night. Videos designed to foster respon sible attitudes toward alcohol were shown in the lobby of Cate Center on Tuesday. Titles included “Drinking and Thinking” and “Female Alcoholism.” Students were able to pick up lit erature on the effects of alcoholism and chemical dependency on Wednes day. Tliese fliers contained informa tion about how excess alcohol de stroys vital organs, as weU as the dev astating efforts alcoholism has on chil dren, friends, and partners. On Thursday lists of local cab companies were posted in Belk Din ing Hall and in Cate Center. Lastweek’s drunken spree across the Governor’s Mansion lawn was further proof that alcohol and driving don’t mix. A $10 cab ride home is much less expensive than a trip to the hospital or a human life. The Counseling Center wrapped things up on Friday by calling for student posters promoting respon sible drinking and/or alcohol aware ness. Mary Moore took top honors, as well as $50, for her “Russian Rou lette” poster, and Tara Flanagan fin ished second, winning $25. The post ers are on display in the Cate Center lobby. • USA Today is ItKiking; for 60 full-time student.s to be named to its All-USA Academic team. Students will be featured in a two-page color insert in the newspaper, and the top 20 will receive cash prizes as well* The deadline for nominations is Nov. 17* Nominations are to come from faculty members* They are looking for smdents who excel not only in scholar ship but in leadership roles on and off campus* Students will be judged on an outstanding original academic or intellectual product. Students need recommendations from the nominat ing professor. Nomination forms and a contact number is located in the Honors office, * The National Conference on Undergraduate Research CNCOR) is promoting undergraduate research, scholarship and creative activity by sponsoring an undei^aduatc re search conference on April 18-20 in Asheville NC The dead lines for abstracts is Dec* 10,1995, Open for students in a wide vartety of disciplines. Attention Meredith Students: Hove you heard about the network services (E-mail and Internet) available on campus? If you are registered for 3 or more credits please call 829-2363 and register for your network training class. Classes offered by the office of Technology Services. Center: from page 5 "We’re having more articles in the Herald,” Martin said. “We’re also writ ing to faculty and telling them to send their students to seminars that apply to their department and give extra credit to the students who attend.” Martin wanted students to know that the seminars are “ informal, lunch time things.” “Students can and are encouraged to bring their lunches,” she said. Martin also urged students to re quest extra credit from their profes sors for attending these seminars. Even if turnout does not grow, she will still conduct the seminars next year. ]S0U> Comhmkin"Schedule Monday- Oct. 30th fractfces; Otrswdl WtNGS 5^ p,£d, Fresluneh ^7 p.ln, Sophonjctfs 7-S p.m. Junior $-9 p*m. Senior p.m. Sc'avenger Hunt. 10 p.m.-l 3. a.m. tU’Y Tuesday* Oel. 31 Ha/i/ty HuUouven!' Practices; Carswell WINGS Scuiof 6-7 p*tn. Junior 7-8 p.m. Sophotttote 6-9 p*m. Ffesiuaen 9-10 p.m, Wednesday- Nov* 1 Can Art 3',3iO p-nj* CTY> Practices; Carswell WINGS 5-6 pan. Junior 6.7 p.m. Senior 7-ft p nr. Kri-.hmen «•) p m Sopliomore 9-10 p.m. Bonfire 10 pjm.-12 a.m. 'nuirvJay- Ni>v. 1 Practices; AMP WENGS5^p,m. Freshmen 6;7 p.m. Sophomore 7-6 p.m. Junior 6-9 p,m. Senior 9-11 pm. Big Sis/lir Sis' Serenades 10 p,m,* 12 a.m*CTY) 97/99 10 p.m. 96/96 11 p.m. Friday- Nov. 3 It's time to show tliat MC* Spirit Pn>ec5WK>n 4 p.m, (Front Drive) Picnic 5 p.m, (CTY) Class Competition 6;30 p m. CA*MP> Breakfast 11 p.m. (BDH) Questions^?!'}' Call Jamie *2h25 t>r Kelly *7658 The Acorn (Meredith’s own literary and art magazine) is taking submis sions for this year’s edition. If you , like to write poetry or short fiction, or if you have art or photography that you feel should be published, the Acorn needs you! Submissions can be placed in the box by the English and history office in Joyner or in Cate Center. If you have any questions, call Deanna at 859-3819.

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