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_______________________   Newsletter No. 11     Friday, 18 November 1994
__Per aspera ad astra__

Items for the Strong College Newsletter may be submitted at any time
to the College Office (Room 140), and by 12:00 noon on Thursdays for 
inclusion in the next week’s issue.  Events are open to all members of 
Strong College unless otherwise indicated.


- Thanksgiving Break is Upon Us -

Residents of Moore-Strong Hall are reminded that the building will close 
at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, 23 November, and reopen at 3:00 p.m. on 
Sunday, 27 November.  Before leaving residents are required to unplug 
all electrical appliances except refrigerators, aquaria, and answering 
machines, to turn out all lights, and to close all windows.

- Donate Food to a Needy Family for Thanksgiving -

Officer Jerome Lee, Strong College’s Adopt-a-COPP, is taking donations 
of non-perishable foodstuffs (canned goods, etc.) to be given to a local 
family at Thanksgiving.  Look for the sign and donation box in the 
Junior Common Room, and leave any items you can spare there.  Thanks to 
Officer Lee for his service in this very worthy cause.

- French Society and Interest Group -

The Strong College French Society, sponsored by Strong College members 
Mark Schumacher and Meg Campbell, invites everyone to view the movie “Au 
Revoir les Enfants” (Dr. O’Hara, one of the College’s noted French 
scholars, translates this as “See you later, kids”) this Tuesday in the 
Senior Common Room (Room 163) at 7:00 p.m.  Meg is also accepting short 
stories, cartoons, drawings, etc. (en Français) for a French newsletter 
— drop them off in Room 103 by midnight, 2 December.

- Congressional Visit a Great Success -

Sixth District Congressman Howard Coble was Dr. White’s guest at the 
President’s Tea last week, and true to his nature he gave a speech (a 
fine one it was, too).  Many thanks to Congressman Coble for joining us, 
to all the Strong College members who came to meet him.

- Need a Quiet Place to Study? -

Visit the Strong College Library (your library, Room 330).  Thanks to 
our crack team of volunteer librarians it is open for your reading and 
studying pleasure Sunday 7:00 - 11:00 p.m., and Monday - Thursday 1:00 - 
5:00 p.m. and 7:00 - 11:00 p.m.

- News of Members -

Lisa DiLuigi got a part in the opera Street Scene — congratulations 

- Have a Maintenance Problem in Moore-Strong Hall? -

Remember you can always call the new fix-it line, 334-FIXT (FIXT from 
campus phones), and the maintenance staff will get to it as soon as 

- Poem-of-the-Week -

The Strong College Poem-of-the-Week is now appearing on Dr. White’s 
bulletin board outside the College Office.  This week’s poem, for 
Thanksgiving, is e.e. cummings’s sonnet “i thank You God for most this 
amazing day” (1950).


- Everyday -

Join your fellow Strong College members in our section of the Caf for 
breakfast, lunch, and dinner.  We eat in the raised area of the room 
just off the main serving room (to the left of the large screen 

- Monday, 21 November -

8:00 - 9:00 p.m., Committee Room: Informal Bible study every week.  
Everyone is welcome.  For more information call Allen Frady (x1632).

9:00 - 10:30 p.m., Committee Room: Women’s Self Defense Class for all 
interested Strong College women.  Instructors: Woto Nyomba, Strong 
College RA and United Martial Arts Club Vice President, and Jonathan 
Plyler, UMAC Black Belt Committee.

- Tuesday, 22 November -

Undergraduates in residence are asked to return their Resident Assistant 
evaluations (the yellow forms) to Dr. O’Hara by this date.  Please slide 
them under the door to Room 145 or Room 140.

7:00 p.m.: Strong College French Society (still in search of a name) 
presents “Au Revoir les Enfants” (with English subtitles).  Everyone is 
invited of course!  (Mark Schumacher, Meg Campbell)

10:00 - 10:45 p.m., Committee Room: Strong College Council meeting.  
Help to plan all sorts of events and activities for Strong College!  
(Gina Hutchens, President)

- Wednesday, 23 November -

2:00 p.m.: Moore-Strong Hall closes for Thanksgiving break.

- Thursday, 24 November -

All day: eat, eat, eat.

- Friday, 25 November -

All day: sleep, sleep, sleep.

- Sunday, 27 November -

3:00 p.m.: Moore-Strong Hall reopens for the final portion of the term.


Wednesday, 7 December: A special President’s Tea for the Holidays, with 
home-made cookies and all kinds of other good stuff.  Don’t miss it!

OFFICIAL DISCLAIMERS:  Sound’s like fun.  Nothing here is official. 
Please don’t sue us.  No caffeine.  All trademarks are the property of 
their owners.  No refills.  This offer not valid in Montana.  For 
external use only.  Soft shoulders.  This does not represent the 
official policy of the United States Government, the State of North 
Carolina, or Paramount Pictures.  Void where prohibited by law.  No one 
under 17 admitted without parent or guardian.  Wait three minutes before 
restarting.  Your mileage may vary.  Please recycle.  Rules subject to 
change without notice.  Very low sodium.  Keep out of reach of children.  
Store in a cool dry place.  Does not include tax, title, or destination 
charges.  The right of translation is reserved.  Risk — risk is our 
business; that’s what this starship is all about; that’s why we’re 
aboard her.  Per aspera ad astra!

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