Naomi Tutu, daughter of Archbishop Desmond Tutu and human rights activist, will speak on “Striving for Justice: Searching for Common Ground.” 7:30 p.m., Prosser Auditorium, HUB. Free. Ext. 7847.

Wednesday, March 16
Be good to yourself! Take your body through the Spring Health Fair. The Wood Company will provide a nutritutionist, and Body Central will offer massages. You can be screened for blood pressure, bone density, cholesterol, and bodyfat percentage. For those just back from Daytona Beach, the Cancer Center will offer sun-protection tips. And from all these organizations: door prizes, healthy snacks, literature, and advice!

Sponsors include Planned Parenthood, Coalition for a Smoke-Free Valley, Turning Point, Weight Watchers, Capital Blue Cross, St. Luke’s Hospital, and our own Counseling Center and School of Nursing. Call Ext. 1567 to schedule a session with the nutritionist or the masseur.

Friday, March 18

Faces like the map of Ireland: from left, Mike, Bob, Tim, and Joe Brill.

The Brill brothers (Tim, Joe, Mike, and Bob, associate professor of psychology) invite the College community to a grand wearin’ of the green at their Irish Celebration, 7:00-11:00 p.m., Pavilion, HUB. Performers include:

• O’Grady Quinlan Academy of Irish Dancing, with Hannah Dunn (daughter of Dana) and Dawn Parker ’06, Hellertown. 8:00 p.m.

• Tom Egan, adjunct instructor of economics and business, teller of tales. 8:25 p.m.

• Larry Lipkis, professor of music, and Julia Lipkis, his daughter, Celtic music. 8:45 p.m.

• Jen Hoose ’06, Sellersville, and Candy Geary ’06, Falls, Celtic fiddle. 9:20 p.m.

The Resurrection by William Butler Yeats, performed by seniors Adam Spaugh, Lawrenceville, Ga.; Michael McCartney, Harveys Lake; and Peter Lukesh, Forty Fort. 9:00 p.m.

Saturday, March 19
Food and entertainment from around the world are all part of the annual International Dinner. It begins with a reception in the HUB at 6:00 p.m. Menu exploration commences at 7:00 p.m. in the Dining Hall, and entertainment goes on around the meal. Tickets: $3.50 for students with meal-plan number; $7.00 for LVAIC students and those without meal plans; $10 faculty and staff; free for children younger than 12. Information: Ext. 7777.

Sunday, March 20
And now for something completely different: women in shoulder pads! The Greek community offers a powderpuff football game, with members of the opposite sex as cheerleaders. 1:00 p.m., Betty Prince Field.

Wednesday, March 23
Another post-St. Patrick’s Day celebration, this one features tea and scones. It’s sponsored by the Multicultural Club. 4:00-6:00 p.m., Granny McCarthy’s Tea Room, in back of Donegal Square, 534 Main St., Bethlehem. $2. Ext. 7847.

Tuesday, March 29
Jane Lazarre, director of the writing program at Eugene Lang College, New School University, is the mother of two biracial sons. She describes their life in memoirs such as Beyond the Whiteness of Whiteness. She’ll give an informal talk to faculty and staff at 1:00 p.m. and a lecture followed by a book signing at 4:00 p.m. in the UBC Room. Ext. 7847.

March 15, 2005

Boyz 2 Men:
Paul Acampora’s novel for young readers, Defining Dulcie, is published.

Field of Dreams:
College puts $2.5 million into athletic complex improvements, renames football field for Rocco Calvo.

Bean Counters:
Winners of the coffee-bean count for Reevcs Library coffeehouse.

Human Rights Watch:
Campus events for Human Rights Week.

Music of Mercy:
Concert for by Debra Torok for Human Rights Week.
Mind Over Matter:
Campus events for Brain Awareness week.
Campus calendar.
Faculty, staff, student achievements.