Union hosts session for pre-law students

Students will have the opportunity to learn about law school
options by talking to representatives from over 100 law schools
today from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sponsored by the Black Undergraduate
Law Association and the Comprehensive Studies Program, Law Day will
help students learn about the best ways to get prepared for law
school, about specific law programs and how to get advice on
writing personal statements and applications. Financial aid
information and law school applications will be available.

Law prof to speak on terrorism and First Amendment

David Cole, a professor at Georgetown University Law Center and
a commentator on National Public Radio will discuss “Freedom and
Terror: Sept. 11 and the 21st Century Challenge.” Cole has been
central to the national debate over the potential effects of the
U.S.A. Patriot Act on First Amendment rights. The lecture begins at
4 p.m. on Monday in 100 Hutchins Hall in the Law School.

Storytellers tell tales of Huron River, aquatic life

In “The River Must Flow: Storytelling at the Huron River and
Fall Color Walk,” third generation storyteller Elizabeth James will
tell a collection of stories celebrating water and aquatic life.
The storytelling will be followed by a guided walk to and from the
riverfront. The event is from 2 to 4 p.m. in Nichols Arboretum on
Sunday.

Lecturer links disease prevention to global conflict

David Hamburg, recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom,
will give a lecture titled “Making War Unnecessary.” Hamburg, a
former doctor, teacher, hostage negotiator and presidential
adviser, will apply his theory that the best solution to a disease
is prevention rather than treatment and will apply this theory to
dealing with international conflicts. The event is from 1 to 2:30
p.m. Monday in Auditorium 4 of the Modern Languages Building. The
event is sponsored by the International Institute’s Advanced Study
Center.

Racism, immigration in Greece subject of film
screening

As part of the Hellenic Cultural Month, there will be a
screening of “From the Snow,” a film about racism and immigration
in Greece.

The award-winning drama follows three Greek-Albanians who leave
Albania due to political changes in the early ’90s and go to Greece
where they find isolation and racism rather than the better life
they had hoped to find. The screening is at 8 p.m. Saturday in
Lorch Hall Auditorium.

The screening is sponsored by the Hellenic Student
Association.

Register for flag- football tourney

Entries for the Department of Recreational Sports 2003 flag
football season will be accepted from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the
Intramural Sports Building on Monday. The entry fee is $85 per
team. The season begins on Oct. 23 at the Mitchell Fields.

Panel to discuss U.S. image and policy abroad

Robin Wright, Los Angeles Times global affairs correspondent and
Middle East expert will chair a discussion titled “Restoring
America’s Image Abroad.” Panelists from the U.S. State Department,
Altria Inc., Hill and Knowlton and others, will discuss the
communication of U.S. policy in the world today.

This discussion is part of the “Communicating with Skeptical
Audiences-Challenges and Solutions” workshop presented by the Yaffe
Center for Persuasive Communication. The event is from 10:30 a.m.
to noon today in room, 4448 of East Hall.

Rare anime to be screened at Lorch

In “Prince of the Sun: Horus’ Great Adventure,” a boy named
Horus lives alone with his father in a remote land. Upon his
father’s death, Horus searches for a village to live in. After
finding one, he must save the village from an evil magician.

The film is considered to be landmark because of its complex
script and characters and because of its technical superiority. The
screening begins at 7 p.m. today in Lorch Hall Auditorium. The
event is sponsored by the Center for Japanese Studies.

– Compiled by Daily Staff Reporter Adhiraj Dutt.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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