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One week after the official Dr. Martin Luther King holiday, the UA Center for Creative Photography is hosting a celebration in honor of "The Civil Rights Movement" and the contributions of modern day political figures. Special photos will be on display at 2:30 p.m. in the CCP viewing room, and a lecture entitled "Lynching and Capital Punishment" will begin at 3:30 p.m. Political science professors will be available to answer any questions you may have regarding the discussions on human sacrifices involved in an ever-changing economy. However, if you have any specific questions before the event, please call the African American Student Affairs office at 621-3419.

If your Tae-Bo tape has been banned from your VCR by your roommate, check out the new classes being offered by the Student Recreation Center. All classes begin today and will last through Mar. 30 at various campus locations. Each class will cost $10 and include yoga, Pilates, group personal training and weight classes. To ensure a space in the class, interested UA students and faculty should contact the business office as soon as possible. For questions regarding campus locations, times and required clothing, please call 621-2493 and reference the UA Life and Work Connections-Get Moving offer.

While emotions rage overseas in the oil rich deserts, the Center for Middle Eastern Studies attempts to educate UA students about their economy. Melani Cammett, a traveling lecturer from the political science department at the University of California at Berkeley, will be speaking in Franklin room 202H regarding "Globalized Production and Institutional Change: Business Mobilization and Demobilization in Morocco and Tunisia." The lecture will begin at 4 p.m., and refreshments will be served afterward. For questions regarding the speakers or the information provided in the seminar, please contact Anne Bennett at 621-8079 or the Center for Disability Related Resources at 621-3268.

If you are feeling hindered by your lack of computer skills, you may not be alone. A new exposition, sponsored by the Southern Arizona Industry and Aerospace Alliance, claims that "Technology is Leading the Way to the New Economy." Free workshops will be hosted through the end of the week and will provide access to more than 100 exhibitors, a high-tech recognition dinner and a golf tournament. A trade show for all registered participants will also take place at the Tucson Convention Center. If you have any questions regarding the content of the lectures, or would like to register for any of the events, please call 546-2487 and reference the Technology expo.

There is more lurking in the night sky than a few flashing stars, and after tonight's lecture at the Steward Observatory, you will be able to identify some of it. The seminar entitled, "Cosmology at the Beginning of the New Millennium" will provide information regarding planetary alignment in the year 2001 as well as an opportunity for visitors to look through the 21-inch telescope located above the observatory. The lecture as well as the viewing will be free of charge to UA students and the general public. All participants should meet promptly at 7:30 p.m. in room N210 for good seats. If you have any further questions including the specific location of the observatory, please contact Thomas Fleming at 621-5049.