Take a break from studying for finals by stopping by the Southern Arizona Mental Health Corporation (1930 E. Sixth St.) to donate new, unwrapped toys for the Toys for Tots program.
It won't get you an 'A' on your exam, but it will make you feel pretty darn good. The building will be open 24 hours through Dec. 18 to take them shiny new gifts off your philanthropic hands.
Contact Brent Bizik at 617-4899 for more information.
Driftwood: It's not just for touristy beach souvenirs. E. Charles Adams
(Arizona State Museum) will thoroughly explain "Driftwood Use at Homol'ovi I and Implications for Interpreting the Archaeological Record" at today's noontime Tree-Ring Talk. Show up to Room 104G of the West Stadium to find out how those little toe-stubbers figure into the subsistence plan. Jackie Mather can tell you more at 621-1608.
Joceline Lega will personally present you with "An Invitation to Patterns" today from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. in Room 501 of the Mathematics building.
No, it's not a lecture on interior design - it's all part of the ongoing
Physics Colloquium series. Get to room 401N by 3:30 p.m. to savor the complimentary refreshments. Call Nancie Nunez at 621-2249 for the bigger picture.
Last call! Kendra Gaines (Writing Skills Improvement Program) finishes up this semester's Writing About Literature Workshops with a seminar on "Preparing for the Final Exam." Meet her in Room 310 of the Modern Languages building at 5 p.m. to brush up on your study skills before it's too late. Donna Rabuck has the details for you at 621-5849.
The University Activities Board's Rising Star Entertainment helps you celebrate the end of the semester tonight in the Arizona Ballroom of the Student Union. Texas-based band Fastball will show you "The Way" you can obtain "All the Pain Money Can Buy" at 8 p.m. Get your tickets at CD Depot (1712 E. Speedway Blvd.),
Zips Music (946 E. University Blvd.) and in Room 102 of the Student Union (noon to 3 p.m. only). It'll run you $11 if you're a student, or $12 if you're not. Give Jeff Niederdeppe a ring at 621-5779 for further information.
Tomorrow is International Human Rights Day. As a member of this species, perhaps it would behoove you to spend a little time considering the plights of other Homo sapiens around the world. Not everyone merely has final exams to worry about.
Take a Study Break for Human Rights Thursday night at 8 on the UA Mall and enjoy soda pop and cookies while you light candles for those who cannot enjoy such sugary sundries. Food and candles will be provided by Students Against Sweatshops.
-compiled by Kim Stravers