Wednesday October 31, 2001
Are the local haunted houses and Halloween decorations keeping you up at night wondering what lies under your bed? Check out a house of a different kind today on the UA Mall as the University Activities Board Special Events committee brings ThunderDorm to you. This high-tech version of a typical college dorm includes a see-through truck featuring the latest in electronic gadgets. Take the tour today between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. For more information on other UAB events, call Jessica Mendoza at 621-0760.
Trick-or-Treat! Don't be left out in the haze on the spookiest day of the year. Join other UA Classified Staff members in celebrating Halloween in style. The annual staff Halloween party begins at 11 a.m. in Bear Down Gym. Music will be provided by KAMP radio, and a buffet-style lunch will be served. Prizes will be awarded for best costumes, so don't forget to leave your usual garb at the door. For more information on today's fiesta, call Linda Lee at 621-7257.
Are daydreams of cobwebs and candy corn keeping you from finishing that writing assignment for class? If the ghosts and goblins of Halloween have stopped the writing process mid-sentence, stop by today's Individual Writing Assistance Workshop to get back on the right path. Kendra Gaines from the Writing Skills Improvement Program will answer any general writing questions you may have between 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. today in Modern Languages, Room 310. For more information on this free workshop, call Donna Rabuck at 621-5849.
Raise the dead with the sounds of be-bop jazz at tonight's Fuzzy Jazz performance in the Park Student Union dining area. The funky sounds of music influenced by Stevie Wonder, Jamiroquai and George Benson will fill the union from 9 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Admission to the frightful evening of music is free, and refreshments will be served to keep your toes tapping all night long. For more information on future Fuzzy Jazz performances, call Hannah Clayborne at 621-8046.
Tickets are going fast for tomorrow's "Hollywood Comes to the University of Arizona" presentation featuring a free screening of "The Mummy Returns" as well as a panel discussion with the movie's director, producer, film scorer, music producer and casting director. The film begins at 1 p.m. with the discussion following at 3:45 p.m. in the Crowder Hall music building. While the screening and discussion are free for students with a valid CatCard, tickets are distributed on a first-come, first-serve basis. For more information, call Rob Cutietta at 621-7023.