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_______________________   Newsletter No. 23        Friday, 10 March 1995
__Per aspera ad astra__
_______________________          Welcome back from Spring Break!

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.


- Strong College Freshmen Elected to Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society -

Alpha Lambda Delta is a national honor society that recognizes academic 
excellence among college freshmen.  The UNCG Chapter recently inducted 
72 new members at a public ceremony in the Elliott Center’s Cone 
Ballroom, and among them were eight Strong College undergraduates: Jamie 
Bailey, Sonja Bunzendahl, Viviane Huestis, Pamela Jackson, Deborah 
McGarry, Cynthia Rotante, Kyle Webster, and Susan Wyant.  Our freshmen 
were not the only ones honored, however: Dr. White was elected to 
honorary membership in the society, and she delivered the keynote 
address for the ceremony!  Congratulations to all!

- The President’s Tea and the Senior Tutor’s Walk -

The President’s Tea, a venerable Strong College tradition, takes place 
every Wednesday in the Junior Common Room from 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.  Since 
the weather is starting to warm and the birds are starting to sing, Dr. 
O’Hara will begin this week another regular Strong College event, The 
Senior Tutor’s Walk, which will immediately follow the President’s Tea 
every Wednesday (right around 5:00 p.m., leaving from the Junior Common 
Room).  After you stock up on cookies and other goodies at Tea you will 
certainly want to take advantage of this opportunity to burn off some 
calories and enjoy and learn about our local Great Outdoors.  Don’t miss 

- And Speaking of Singing Birds… -

Dr. O’Hara (himself a biologist) reports a number of natural history 
observations in the vicinity of our College in the last week.  At our 
bird feeder we have had visits from Carolina Chickadees, House Finches, 
Tufted Titmice, and a particularly regular male Cardinal who seems to 
spend much of his day there.  In the West Woods (visible out the JCR 
window) there was a Red-bellied Woodpecker drilling on one of the trees, 
as well as several Yellow-rumped Warblers and a pair of Ruby-crowned 
Kinglets.  Recently-arrived Common Grackles have been flying over 
Buffalo Creek, and along its banks have been many Dark-eyed Juncos, Song 
Sparrows, Yellow-rumped Warblers, and Chickadees.  (What?  You haven’t 
seen the Red-bellied Woodpecker yet?  Well then come on the Senior 
Tutor’s Walk this Wednesday and maybe he will put in an appearance.)

- News of Members -

Derek Fernandes has been appointed a Sales Representative for the 
Carolinian — and Derek also donated two coins from his home country of 
Trinidad and Tobago to our College coin collection.  Congratulations, 
and thank you!

Second floor RA Allen Frady made his seventh straight Dean’s List, and 
has been elected to the Sigma Theta Tau honor society.  Well done!

- Poem-of-the-Week -

The Strong College Poem-of-the-Week appears on the bulletin board 
outside the College Office.  This week’s poem is Rudyard Kipling’s
“The Sleepy Sentinel” (1919):

      Faithless the watch that I kept: now I have none to keep.
      I was slain because I slept: now I am slain I sleep.
      Let no man reproach me again, whatever watch is unkept—
      I sleep because I am slain.  They slew me because I slept.


- Sunday, 12 March -

3:00 p.m.: Moore-Strong Hall re-opens for the remainder of the semester.

- Monday, 13 March -

6:00 - 7:30 p.m., College Library (330): The Strong College Writing 
Corner is open for you!  The Strong College Writing Corner is an annex 
of the University Writing Center, and offers advice and counsel to 
students working on papers for any course.  (Meg Campbell, Amy Garrett, 
Karen Meyers)

- Tuesday, 14 March -

10:00 - 10:45 p.m., Committee Room (230): Strong College Council 
Meeting.  All Strong College students welcome to attend and participate 
and to help plan Strong College activities.  (Pamela Wilson, President)

- Wednesday, 15 March -

4:00 - 5:00 p.m., Junior Common Room (136): President’s Tea!  Stop by 
the JCR for food and drink and informal conversation.  It’s the social 
event of the Strong College week.  (Laurie White)

5:00 - 5:30 p.m., Junior Common Room (136): The First Weekly Senior 
Tutor’s Walk, leaving from the JCR at the end of the President’s Tea.  
Work off some of those cookie calories for a half hour and enjoy the 
natural history of our beautiful campus.  (Bob O’Hara)

6:00 - 7:30 p.m., College Library (330): Strong College Writing Corner 
open and ready to offer advice and counsel on any writing assignment you 
may have for any course.  (Meg Campbell, Amy Garrett, Karen Meyers)

11:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.: Listen to Strong College’s own Kathy Ross on 
“The ’Eighties Show,” WUAG 103.1 FM.

- Thursday, 16 March -

5:00 - 6:00 p.m., Senior Common Room (162): Strong College Literary 
Hour.  Bring a favorite short piece to read or just sit back and listen.  
Everyone welcome, with or without lemurs.  (Laurie White)

8:00 - 10:00 p.m., The Star Chamber (362): Thursday Night Movies!  
(Thomas Dort)

- Friday, 17 March -

12:00 noon, Strong College Dining Area in the Caf: Senior Common Room 
lunch, for Strong College Fellows and invited students.

11:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.: Listen to Strong College’s own Erik Talley on 
“The Carnival of the Damned,” WUAG 103.1.

1:00 - 5:00 a.m. (Saturday morning): Listen to Strong College’s own 
Connell Green and Kamanda Nyomba on “The Dungeon,” WUAG Radio, FM 103.1.

- Saturday, 18 March -

3:00 - 5:00 p.m.: Listen to Strong College’s own Jeremy Sarine on 
“Jeremy’s Show,” WUAG Radio, FM 103.1.

7:00 - 8:00 p.m., The Star Chamber (362): Star Trek: Voyager.  Don’t 
miss it! (Bob O’Hara)

- Sunday, 19 March -

5:00 p.m., Curry Auditorium: Strong College’s own Monica Chew will 
perform works by Scriabin, Beethoven, Bach, and Ravel as part of her 
Second Semester Piano Recital.  Monica is a star — this will be a treat 

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