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October 15, 2001
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The day's activities will include student-led campus tours of the colleges and workshops on financial aid, Educational Opportunity Programs, and the transfer program. Representatives from the campus's academic departments will also be on hand to provide information and answer questions.
For more information about Preview Day activities, contact the Office of Admissions at (831) 459-4008 or go to the Preview Day web site.
Join campus faculty and staff at the University Club luncheon at University House on Thursday, October 18, from noon to 1:30 p.m. The buffet lunch will feature sushi and sizzling salad, prepared on site and topped with a choice of sizzling beef strips, rock shrimp, or portobello mushrooms Rolls, dessert, and beverage are also included. The cost is $11 per person (cash, check, or recharge), and reservations must be made by 5 p.m. on October 16. For more information or to make a reservation, call (831) 459-5271.
Non-subscription tickets are $25/general, $20/students and seniors, and $14/UCSC students. Subscription tickets are $21/general, $17/students and seniors, and $12/UCSC students. You can subscribe or add to your subscription at any time during the season and save 15%. For tickets and more information, call the UCSC Ticket Office at (831) 459-2159.
Lunafest, a new national film festival featuring films by, for and about women, will be shown at UCSC on Saturday, October 20, at 7 p.m. in Classroom Unit 1. The festival features the work of six filmmakers, chosen from more than 100 entries. The films cover a wide array of topics including, apartheid, women in sports, eating disorders, and self awareness. Ticket prices are $5/students, $7/general; proceeds will benefit the Breast Cancer Fund and the UCSC Adventure Outings Scholarship Fund. For more information, call (831) 459-2806.
The campus community and the public are invited to a screening of the award-winning documentary film The Witness on Saturday, October 27, at 7:30 p.m. in Classroom Unit 2. The Witness tells the story of Eddie Lama, a construction contractor from a tough Brooklyn neighborhood who grew up in a family that had an aversion to animals. With humor and sincerity, Eddie describes his step-by-step journey to compassion, from the unexpected love of a kitten who opened his heart, to the shocking undercover video footage that motivated him to invent a wholly new method of awakening the public to the injustice of animal exploitation. A discussion with the director, producer, and star of the film will follow. The event is sponsored by OPERS and the Center for Animal Protection and Education (CAPE). Tickets are $3/students, $5/general. For more information, call (831) 459-2806.
Students in the Recreation Department's Holistic Health Program are offering lunch-break chair massages for the campus community on four Thursdays this fall. The cost is $10 for a 20-minutes massage. Dates and locations are listed below. Call (831) 459-2668 to make an appointment.
Check out the many classes offered by the Recreation Department this fall. Class catalogs are available all over campus; a few examples are listed below. Advance sign up is required. To register, contact the Recreation Department and pay with a credit card or stop by the office to pay with cash or check. Call (831) 459-2806 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Astronomy Workshop: Stars & Moons, Myths & Lore. October 18, 7 to 11 p.m. The wonders of the night sky, the basics of observational astronomy, "cosmic ecology," and information on resources and equipment are covered first at an indoor lecture-discussion. Then hike to upper campus to view constellations, planets, galaxies and nebulae. Instructor: Joe Jordan. Cost: $10 students and rec card holders; $15 general.
CPR - Adult Heartsaver. (1) October 19, 6 to 8:30 p.m. and (2) November 9, 6 to 8:30 p.m. The class is intended to prepare individuals to provide care for breathing and cardiac emergencies including performing adult CPR, rescue breathing, accessing Emergency Medical Services, and preventing disease transmission. Red Cross certification issued upon completion. Instructor: Jim Novotny. Cost: $20/UCSC students and rec card holders; $25/general.
Edibles & Medicinals: Natural History Walk. October 20, 10 a.m. to
4 p.m. Look at campus plants using the skills of a field botanist including identification,
natural history, ecology, and edibility. Bring a journal and lunch. Instructor: Ed
Grumbine. Cost: $15/UCSC students; $20/ general.
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