Student walkout

UA Co-sponsors, including Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlan (MEChA) and the African American Student Alliance, will hold an affirmative action walkout and rally with speakers today at 11:30 a.m. on the Mall.

Students are asked to walk out of classes and meet on the Mall to support a united and diverse classroom and workplace.

The walkout is a peaceful rally against affirmative action cuts.

Call for entries

The University Activities Board arts committee is asking for entries to the "60 Second Stories" reading series on KAMP student radio by Oct. 23.

Entries must be 75 words or less and suitable for broadcast. For more details, call 621-0760.


Entries close today at 4:30 p.m. for intramural soccer and 3 on 3 basketball. For more information, contact Campus Recreation at 621-4709.

NSEP fellowships

The Office of International Programs invites applications for the National Security Education Program (NSEP) graduate enhancement fellowships for the 1996-97 academic year.

The NSEP fellowships give U.S. graduate students from all academic and professional disciplines a chance to pursue specialization in area and language study or to add an international dimension to their education.

Applications are available in the Study Abroad Office, Office of International Programs, Harvill Building Room 147 or call 621-4819. The deadline for applications is Nov. 17.

Christmas trees

The deadline to apply for the Sale-By-Mail Christmas Tree Program is Friday. Application forms are available at all Forest Service offices in Arizona.

To be eligible for the drawing that will determine who will be awarded tree cutting permits, the completed permit application and a check or money order for the $10 permit fee must be submitted by the deadline.

For more information, call the Christmas Tree Hotline at (602) 225-5258.

New programs

Trumpeter Wynton Marsalis and pianist Dr. Billy Taylor host two new jazz series produced by National Public Radio that will air on KUAZ89 (89.1 FM).

The first series, with Marsalis, will debut tomorrow at 6:30 p.m. while the second, with Taylor, will begin Sunday at 6:30 p.m.

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