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The Volume VI, Issue 3 September 10, 1996 A CELESTINE PLACE by Mario Rodriguez The sun is shining as you pause for lunch. Spilling in through the windows, its light plays over the copper-colored walls, the forest green of the furniture. It eventually falls over a smiling woman clad in a lemon shirt, placing business cards on the tables. You're just about to cram an alfalfa-sprout sandwich into your mouth when one of these cards catches your eye. Conneah Gould-Psychic Readings. This is not the Twilight Zone. Rather, it's lunchtime, and you've just bitten off more than you expected to chew. This is the Celestine Place. Located at 2121 N. Tamiami Trail, the Celestine Place opened in 1994 as a com munity center. Within the past four months it has expanded to include a restaurant. Jonathan Cook, the founder of Camaraderie!, a men's support group which has been meeting at the Celestine Place ever since it opened, feels "If you come in here and [just] say this is a great restaurant you're missing [the point of' Celestine Place]." "The focus here is on community." And a diverse community at that. SEE "CELESTINE" ON PAGE 2 INSIDE Election Results ............... 2 Ivory Tower ................... 3 Bike's at risk ................. .4 SAC Marathon ................. 5 Calendar ...................... 6 Liberated Youths ................ 7 It's not just wet, it's nasty 1978 COPYRIGHT LAW ENFORCED by Charles Choi Following the law may lead to unfor tunate consequences. The day before classes started this year, the library released a memo to the faculty which informed them of the 1978 Copyright Law. If professors want multiples of an arti cle, they must show the library a copy of the letter that they sent to the publisher requesting copyright permission. If they want to place multiple copies of materials on reserve for subsequent semesters, they need to provide the library with the letter from the publisher granting permission. The procedures have made it difficult for teachers to put multiple copies of re quired readings on reserve due to all the resulting paperwork. They also offer the potential threat of lawsuits from publishers if not followed. A menu option to be installed in LUIS (Library User Information System) this fall prompted the implementation of these procedures. The menu option will allow students to see which articles are posted on reserve at the library. The problem is that publishers who are online can also use LUIS and can sue USF if they see that professors had not asked for copyright permission. Schools such as the New York University and University of Oregon have been sued in the past. Copyright lawsuits have affected acad emics in other ways as well. Professor of Economics Frederick Strobel said, "We used to be able to put together state-of the-art course packets where we could put together some of the latest journal articles and chapters in books and mix and match. And now we have to get permission to get each of these copyrighted from the pub lisher ... Kinko's used to do a lot of this. SEE "COPYRIGHT" ON PAGE 3 5TH ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL Project Black Cinema will be hosting its Fifth Annual International Film FestivalVoices of Screen Griots, from September 20 to 26. Featuring over 30 re gional premires of classic and contempo rary works created by Black film artists. This year's seven day film festival will be shown at Burns Court Cinema. Students will receive reduced priced tickets of $4.00 with their student IDs. Special Events: On Sept. 14, the 1996 Folk Arts Market Place will be held at Martin Luther King Jr. Park from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. A day long event of music, dance, craft demonstra tions, also including a food court and market place. Featuring traditional African usic as well as jazz, blues, reggae, gospel, pop, and rap. From Sept. 14-21, the North Gallery Ringling School of Art and Design will exhibit "Inside the Sacred Grove", a new body of work by artist Corinne Gaile. Also featuring the multimedia work of artist Orton Groves. For more information call 953-3556.

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2 The Catalyst "CELESTINE" FROM PAGE 1 Sitting away from the chatter of patrons, Conneah Gould, one of 20 psychics work ing at the Celestine Place cites community center activities ranging from AA to palm reading to yoga. Still, each of these interest groups re volves around a common goal of helping people by bringing them together. "We're all connected," said Gould, smiling over a yin-yang-spotted reading table. "We all have a beautiful energy to gether ... It's (the purpose of Celestine Place) helping people. It's being in ser vice to others As well as being in service to oneself, added Janet Kay, co founder of the estab lishment which takes its name from The Celestine Prophecy by James Redfield. Although some regard the book, a guide to better living with mystical implications, Kay dismisses this classification as irrele vant to the message of the Celestine Place 'There's nothing new about it," she said Her eyes stared widely into the lu minous front door. 'This [establishment] has more to do with a place where people can come to find out information about themselves. People who want to know the truth." It is for precisely this reason Judi Bryan, the Celestine cook prepares noth ing but vegetarian and vegan meals for her customers. [Vegetarian food] gives Cii'talyst General Editor James Reffell Managing Editor Michelle Wolper Staff Writer Charles Choi Layout Heather Oliver Nicole Ganzekaufer Business Managers Sara Foley Tom Heisler Contributors Dylan James Puma Navarro Mario Rodriguez News you a clear body and a clear mind. If you fill your body with heavy food, it weighs you down and you can't think." Kay feels the Celestine Place's em phasis on community and introspection has had just the uplifting effect on her personally that Bryan intends in her dishes, albeit with a mystical tinge. "If it is an escape," said Kay, "it's a far better one than the last ... I'm healthier. I'm not in any pain. I'm happy. It's getting that peaceful feeling inside. It's knowing that you are responsible for yourself and no one can do it for you." "I don't see [the philosophy of Celestine Place] as any religion. I see it as being conscious and being responsible for yourself." Like Kay, who has lived in 17 differ ent houses in Europe to evade the pain of a dysfunctional marriage, Gould has trav eled extensively. Although Gould has no marital problems to reconcile, both women seek a self-knowledge in keeping with the principles of their institution. "I've been to Jerusalem," said Gould. "I've been to the Vatican-Rome. I've done Pilgrimage, I've followed many faiths ... I too am a learner ... a seeker of knowledge, of the truth of what's real what's an illusion. I don't have answers for anyone, not even myself. I just do my best to help anyone in any way that I can." If you are interested in finding out more about courses offered at the September 10, 1996 Celestine Place, call Janet Kay at 3620044. Community meetings welcome musicians, poets and all interested every Wednesday evening. NCSA ELECTION RESULTS lstYear SAC Mario Rodriguez 72 Jennifer Shaw 71 Student Life Committee Amanda Holmes 59 Erin Harris 58 Laura Clark 52 Student Prosecutor T Jay Brown 48 Student Court Peggy Yonuschot 130 The Catalyst is available on the World Wide Web at http://www.sar. usf edu/-catalyst/ Direct submissions and inquiries to: The Catalyst 5700 N Tamiami Tr. Box #75 Sarasota, FL 34243 catalyst@ virtu sar. usf. edu Submissions may also be placed in the Catalyst box marked "Letters to the Editor/Contribu tions" (in the student government boxes next to Barbara Berggren's office) Letters to the Editor should be no more than 250 words. Contributions may range in length from 250 to 500 words. Submissions should be labeled as either letters to the editor or contributions and include names and contact information. Online submissions should indicate in the subject line if they are letters to the editor or contributions. No anonymous submissions will be accepted. Submissions should be received by 5:00 p.m. Friday in order to appear in the following week's issue. The Catalyst reserves the right to edit submissions for reasons of space, grammar or style. Sponsored by Maria Vesperi and Dean Michalson

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The Catalyst "COPYRIGHT" FROM PAGE 1 Kinko's got sued [by Basic Books, Inc. ], and agreed to do [the copyright paper work] but they got out of it due to the hassle Associate Professor of Anthropology and Catalyst Advisor Maria Vesperi feels that the policy is problematic from the perspectives of both the students and the professors "It's just unrealistic that a group of more than 10 students are going to have to use one article. Not everybody The timing was extremel y bad." Kim Grohs can afford to photocopy an article .. .if you're assigning an article that takes an hour to read and you have 30 students in a class, the article is not going to be available. You don't have to be a mathe matician to figure that out." Kim Grohs, Director of Information and Access Services at Jane Bancroft Cook Library wished that professors could have received the memo in the be ginning of August like she had wanted so that the faculty would have more time to prepare for students Grohs started on the research to put this into effect last year The library is modernizing with plans to mount reserve readings on the World Wide Web. Security software would make sure that only students in the class had access codes to the database by using their stu dent identification numbers. Grohs is unhappy with what she called the "fabric of red tape that faculty have to go through. The timing was ex tremely bad." She is having a meeting with the faculty on Thursday to discuss copyright law. Take Bus 5 from downtown to 3913 Brown Ave, Sarasota News September 10, 1996 3 OUTSIDE THE IVORY TOWER International The Iraqi assault on the city of lrbil on Aug 31 undermined a covert CIA coup, according to the New York Times. Unnamed intelligence officials said President Clinton signed an order in January that directed the CIA to provide weapons training and surveillance equipment for groups such as Iraqi mili tary defectors or Kurdish rebels who seek to remove Hussein from power Okinawa residents backed a proposal on Sunday to decrease the huge U .S. mil itary presence on the island The result failed to settle the dispute between Okinawa and the central government over the bases, sparked last September by the rape of a 12-year-old schoolgirl by three U.S servicemen. National Shannon Lucid s mission to the Russian Mir space station became the longest space flight by a woman on Saturday. She was supposed to have come back down in early August, but shuttle booster problems, scheduling con flicts and Hurricane Fran delayed her return by more than six weeks. She had already set the record for the longest mis sion held by a U .S. space pilot. Astronomer Rogier Windhorst said that "18 little blobs, 11 billion light years from Earth" were seen through the Hubble Space Telescope on Wednesday. Astronomers believe these subgalactic clumps are the basic building blocks of galaxies. Each clump has about a billion young stars Hurricane Fran hit the East Coast last Thursday. Officials blame the storm for at least 21 deaths in the Carolinas, Virginia, West Virginia and Pennsylvania More than one million people in Virginia and the Carolinas still had no power on Saturday. Near Washington, the Old Town district of historic Alexandria was evacuated on Friday as the Potomac River flooded the streets with more than three feet of water On Thursday, scientists said that gene therapy may now be able to treat, or even cure, sickle cell anemia. The new tech nique uses a synthetic molecule called a chimeraplast that includes both RNA and DNA. So far, it only works on about 10 to 20 percent of the cells in the culture. Researchers have not yet tested the new technique on human patients, but the team hopes to start clinical trials in about a year. The Senate held its first debate on ex tending workplace rights to gays and lesbians on Friday. Senator Edward Kennedy of Massachusetts offered the bill that would add sexual orientation to the list of attributes that cannot be used as a reason for firing or not hiring people But Senator Hatch of Utah said "many employers have honest moral, religious based objections to hiring homosexuals." Kennedy stated, "We went through a pe riod not long ago when a lot of people had moral beliefs, ethical beliefs, not to associate with blacks, Latinos, Asian Americans," but civil rights Jaws say "individuals cannot use those beliefs in order to discriminate against fellow Americans Posters T-shirts New Releases CD & Cassette Singles ... \ A /\. / / .. / USE D C D / ,/ HEA DQUAR TERS \ / Trail Plaza / N. 41 & Myrtle \, ... / 355-7574

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4 The Catalyst September 10, 1996 Features CONTRACT ANXIETY: A FIRST-YEAR' S PERSPECTIVE by Thomas Heisler As many of you well remember, last week was contract week While some 'ancient' thesis students can breeze right through the contract process some first years had great difficulty in writing their first contract. Many sought advice from friends, faculty and even complete strangers. One common thread that seems to exist in first-year students' contracts is the remarkably small number of classes attempted. Most first-years have limited themselves to four classes and some have even gone down to three classes Many returning students have expressed their disbelief that no one is overdoing their first semester. The main logic behind such lack of daring seems to be a fear of failure. Most of the first-years interviewed said they were told that four classes are quite a load for a first term student. This statement was reinforced at almost every point in pre-orientation and orientation Student Life Director Alena Scandura observed that it was constantly reinforced to the first-years to be conservative with their contracts, and that they would have plenty oftime to take all the classes they wanted to take. The students' views seem to echo ex actly what they were told. Several of the first-years expressed their desire to take the minimum number of classes possible so that they could have plenty of time to adjust. Most of the first-years (82%) are recent high school graduates. Many of these high school graduates have been in accelerated learning programs such as International Baccalaureate (IB) and Advanced Placement. Kari Debbink, a first-year offered an explanation for this academic trend. "I think the reason a lot of first-year students are only taking a couple of classes is that we want to get a feel for the school and for the amount of work that is required before we load up on classes. We just don't want to get in over our heads." However, the high school graduates are not the only ones who are cautious about their classes. Transfer students, who have had time to adjust to the highly focused college environment, are also being cautious with their selections. Jonathan Smith, who transferred from Santa Fe Community College, gave his reasoning for submitting a "four and a half' contract. "I went four and a half because of the fact that I was a first year and I was told I should take things a little more conserva tively Students who have passed through the first year of New College agreed with the logic of not getting in over one s head on the first term. Agnes Farres, a fourth year, noted that it was a good idea for first-years to be a little more conservative with their contracts, especially in light of all the unsatisfactory evaluations last year. Pete Kezar, a second-year student, agreed and added that the first-years seemed to be a little on the cautious side. With the high rate of contract failures last year, perhaps this year's class is mak ing a wise choice by not pushing too hard their first term. They might be saving themselves some unnecessary headaches with all the other pressures and activities which in themselves can be quite over whelming. NO BIKE IS SAFE FROM THEFT by Sara Foley We all like to think of New College as a safe haven where everyone looks out for each other and respects each other's stuff Like bikes, for instance. But it just ain't so. People will take advantage. So don't get complacent. Lock your bike. Bike thieves have eccentric tastes It's not just expensive aluminum mountain bikes that get tolen. Rusty Free Spirit cruisers with no brakes get snatched too. If you leave your bike unlocked and unat tended, even for a few minutes, you run a big risk of having it disappear. A few years ago, I left my bike unlocked outside my dorm room one evening while I was taking a shower; when I came back out, the bike was gone. I never saw it again. No bike is safe from theft unless it is locked, preferably with a u-lock, which can be purchased in the Bike Shoppe. Kryptonite u-locks are the best but they're expensive (around $40.00.) You can get a basic u-lock in the Bike Shoppe for about $10.00. Since bicycle compo nents, like seatposts and wheels, also get stolen, you may want to invest in addi tional locks or theft deterrents. Quick release components are the most easily pilfered, because they take almost no ef fort to remove from the bike The most effective way to secure your bike outdoors is this : Lock the frame and wheel of your bike to an i mmovable object such as a post or bike rack (Just don't secure your bike to a stair railing, handicap ramp or a light pole. The cops don't like that very much ) The best way to lock your bike to a rack is to lift your bike over the rack, put the wheel i n the slot, and lock t h e frame, rack, and wheel together. On camp u s. however, the racks are often crowded and hard to reach, so you may wa n t to con sider keeping your bike in your room. If you live off-campus, this is an e pecially good idea, because it keeps the bike out of sight and protected from the elements. It's also a good idea to have your bike registered with the University Police. Registration is free and it increases your chances of getting your bike back if it does get stolen. Speak to ancy Davis in the Cop Shop from 8-4 on weekdays, she'll file away your bike's name, rank, and serial number, and give you a decal to stick on the frame. If you like your bike, you'll want to protect it. So save yourself a lot of hassle and pain, and take the time to lock your bike. Happy trails ... -....

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The Catal Academia HOW TO REACH THE MAC LAB TAS Coordinator Rachael Lininger 355-5738 Stancliff #7 (South) Steve Wilder 358-1102 Pei 138 Charles Choi 351-9569 Pei 236 Edin Hajdarpasic 359-3653 Pei 306 2:15p. m. Bicycle valued ast $100 was reported from B Dorm. The bicycle was See Page 4 for how to protect your bike. SAC MARATHON RESULTS Organization Contact Person Box# $Requested $Allocated SAC Comments Thesis Playground Heidi Paskowski 541 5000 00 0 00 Tabled New College Photolab J e sse Abrams 7 175. 00 175. 00 Advertise! B dorm BBQ/Mural Nick Napolitano 414 410.00 350.00 Paint in equip room Tibetan Drama Monks John Newman 3000.00 3000 00 Pre PCP fun Zymurgy Club P aul Crowe 180 150 00 130 00 Shop around Band Room Dave Drake 217 2479.00 1700.00 See SATAN form Anime Club Chloe Boresse 473 300.00 250.00 Network & Advertise Best Buddies Lara Glasgow 205 935 00 380 00 Fall semester $ only Su s t a inable Living Josh Tieken 186 1700 00 1700.00 Advertise project Pillow book Amy Andre 37 260 00 171.00 200 issues Jigsaw Puzzles Anna Stevens 574 235.00 235.00 Advertise Dimestore Prophets Lex Thompson 681 910.00 910 00 Bring old jackets Alt. College Network Jessica Sparber 670 2000 00 300 00 First speaker Hand Percussion Matt Olson 460 560 00 280.00 Seek other sources Caples Garden Doug Messineo 397 300.00 210.00 Advertise Massage Table Brian Fields 8 300.00 250 00 Look for used table Halloween PCP Chrissie M a nning 255 2000.00 0 00 Tabled Weapon Sparring Club Dave Heifetz 387 342.00 342.00 $242 reallocated Youth Solidarity Trina Sargalski 671 220.00 220.00 Advertise Bike Shoppe Ari Weinstein 300 816.00 687.00 A solid gold proposal "Superbowl Party Officer Hugh Roarty 0.00 20.00 Wouldn't U like to no GLBTSA Jill Ross 216 15. 00 0.00 Take NCSA board Sailing Club Sophie DeBeukelaer 144 3200.00 2000 00 Supplements UP $ Play (Theater) Fund NCSA 2000.00 2000.00 $ reserved for plays Party Fund NCSA 4000.00 4000 00 $ reserved for PCPs Audiovisual Technoguy Hazen Komraus 368 350.00 350 00 A renaissance man Mac LabTAs Steve Wilder 594 600.00 600 00 I extra TA Albatross (Final Anal) Eric Piotrowski 800.00 800 .00 Durty franch man! Total: 33057.00 21060 00

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6 The Catalyst A WEEI< IN PREVIEW Tuesday, September 10 Sexuality Awareness Month Speaker 7:00p.m. in the Hamilton Center Fishbowl. Wednesday, September 11 Best Buddies Meeting 7 : 00 p.m in the Hamilton Center Fishbowl Thursday, September 12 Threateningly Usable Defeatism A concert showcasing the new album decibel continuum along with live techno, crazy phat samples, enlightening discussions about homosexuality via the 700 Club Prayer Line, and a super-fly visual backdrop 8:00p.m. in Sainer Auditorium. Friday, September 13 Open mike on the bayfront at 7 :30p. m. All campus poets and musicians are welcome to perform at this sundown gathering. Bring your own work your favorites by others, or just come to listen and relax. Free copies of GOULASH!!! will be available Saturday, September 14 Attend a day long event of music dance, craft demonstrations, food courts and folk arts from the African Diaspora Marketplace at Martin Luther King, Jr Park from 10:00 a.m to 6:00p.m. This event precedes the 5th Annual Project Black Cinema International Film Festival (see front page.) Sunday, September 15 Meet poet Allen Ginsberg at Kingsley's Book Emporium on St. Armands Circle from 2:00 p.m to 4:00 p.m. Ginsberg will be signing his new book Selected Poems 1947-1995. For more informa tion call 388-5045. Monday, September 16 Allen Ginsberg is speaking at the Sarasota Opera House at 7:00 p.m. Tickets can be purchased from the Sarasota Opera House by calling 9537030. Entertainment September 10, 1996 MUSIC REVIEWS FROM THE FRITZ Chameleons UK.Live Shreds(Cieopatra) The world truly lost a great deal when Chameleons called it quits. Since their demise, over 14 legitimate albums have been released chronicling their history, and they only released three albums when they were together. Also since their demise, Chameleons have found their place in cult history, offering one of the largest fan bases for a relatively small time band from Manchester. Live Shreds contains seven songs recorded at New Order's famed hacienda in Manchester in 1983 and three songs recorded at the Gallery Club the year before. It is a must for any Chameleons fan. The cult surrounding Chameleons is an interesting one in that those who enjoy their music typically have very strong convictions as to why. Strangers who suddenly find that they each have a com mon liking for this incredible band can find themselves conversing at length about their music. For fans, whether they like them for their poetics, their instru mentation, or their overall perfection, Chameleons will always play a part in their Jives: as a shoulder to lean on, an old friend to confide in, or a mentor to push you onward As is evident by the amount of albums produced after their demise, the legacy that is the Chameleons will never meet its end. Cleopatra, 8726 S Sepulveda Blvd, Ste D-82, Los Angeles, CA 90045. E d Matus' Struggle (Space Cadet) Ed Matus' Struggle kick ass. Not only are they one of the best instrumental bands on the Florida circuit today, but they also play with a lot of chutzpah (something a lot of very untalented bands have more often than talented ones). This 10-song eponymous CD is a perfect showcase of the talent that exists within this band, whether it be playing collegiate rock or straight rock with a metallic twist. The twin guitars wielded by Juan Montoya and Scott Nixon, coupled with Novo Collegiate Robert Lacusay's pre cise drumming and Carl Ferrari's pounding bass make for an enjoyable lis ten no matter what musical preference Lyrics on the album are more inciden tal than they are in the live show, which makes for a much nicer effect (not that you have a bad voice Scott). This CD is available at local indie record stores like Exile on Main Street and for $6 from Ed Matus' Struggle, 998 S.W. I 37th Ave, Miami, FL 33184. Love and Rockets.Sweet F.A. (American) Love and Rockets start off Sweet F.A. on a bad foot, with a title track that sounds exactly like The Stone Roses. Judgement Day is an equally lame song. It is not until the third track, Use Me, that things start picking up at all (and I'm not talking tempo here). By the time Fever sets in, you are ready for the synth-drum beats and moody organ that it offers. Things are beginning to look up. Sweet Lover Hangover seems to have slipped on the groove until about a minute and a half pass by and it kicks in. With the excep tion of Word of a Fool and Here Come the Comedown, the rest of the album is pretty boring What ever happened to So Alive? American, 3500 W Olive, Ste 1550, Burbank, CA 91505. These reviews and more will be featured in the next issue of the fritz. If you are interested in writing for the fritz, contact Aaron Gustafson, box 237. Wall Preview Friday September 13 Keep the demons at bay! Purge yourself of despair and misery in Sara and Michael's Inferno, this Friday the 13th after the Quart party. Saturday September 14 Hang with Fee and the Orchids while we play some Miami Base, reggae, hip hop, house and the train song

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The Catalyst Opinions FREE MOVIE TICKETS!!! WHAT A CHEAP OATEI Have you been lied to? Do you want to go to the movies? Are you a bitter first year? Were your sunny expectations dashed upon your arrival here at New College? Now is your chance to get revenge! Give us a list of the top ten lies told to first years. The best will be printed in the next Catalyst and the author will recieve two tickets to a movie at Burns Court. YOUTH LIBERATION CONFERENCE contributed by Puma Navarro On Labor Day weekend a conference on young peoples' rights was held here at New College. It turned out to be fairly successful and hopefully many of the pro jects it instigated will come to fruition. Only about 15 New College students at tended most of the events but about 30 or 40 showed up randomly. Many generous students were kind enough to donate food card money to our cause and as a result those who attended the conference, who were not students, ate for free. The events started Friday night with a free concert in the Hamilton Center cafe teria. The next morning the meat of the conference began with workshops on Food Not Bombs (feeding the homeless with excess food), fanzines, and others which I was unable to attend because they were scheduled at the same time. That night we projected on the wall homemade films from Chicago. They were filmed by a group called Street-Level Youth Media who help to give inner-city youths an al ternative way of expressing themselves. Sunday was the busiest day of the confer ence with workshops on pirate radio and television, queer issues, problems with high school, alternative education, youth rights and one on free speech in schools. On Monday morning, we all discussed a state-wide youth activism network, planned upcoming events and decided when we would have the next conference. I don't know what everyone else at the conference got out of it, but seeing all those motivated people made me want to be active again. I have been growing apa thetic about politics and activism as of late but at least now I want to be involved again. Also during the conference I met others who want to start a Sarasota Food Not Bombs so hopefully that will be orga nized in the near future. Contributed by Dylan James Last weekend, over 100 people came unlicensed radio and the stories of various to New College to participate in a Youth organizers and activists. Liberation Conference. The goal of the Two people from Street-Level Video, conference was for young people to share who came from Chicago, showed their skills for self-expression and to fight opwork and talked about how young people pression. It was a success, according to can use video. conference organizer the New College Many New College students helped Youth Solidarity group, and the Third make the conference a success. About Place, a youth-run center from Venice. $1700 of SAC-allocated funds was spent. On Friday, conference participants and Students donated money from their food New College students hung out in and cards so that participants ould eat Marriott around Ham Center, where three bands food for free. perfonned. On Saturday and Sunday, Also, students provided their rooms to there were workshops and discussions on house about 70 people. The work of this youth issues and way s of addressing conference will continue with the creation them These included curfews, women's of a network of Florida youth. health care, high school, and queer issues According to organizer Heather Kane Some of the tools presented were zines, "It's an important and good project." .. . ... BuRNs CouRT CiNEMA BURNS lANE DOWNTOWN SARASOTA Now 51-towiNg Gianni Amelio's Italian Masterpiece LaiDeriea POWERFUL 7 One of the great films of the past decade: Michael Wilmington. CHICAGO TRIBUNE The hilarious Instant cult favorite about heroin, hopelessness, and lggy Pop Trainspotting "A VISIONARY KNOCKOUT!" -Peter Travers, ROLLING STONE Gwyneth Paltrow Stars in Jane Austen's Classic Comedy of Manners tmma STARTS SEpTEMbER a Lisa Kreuger film MANNY & LO "A warm, fabulously unsentimental comedy about two young sisters on their own." Caryn James. THE NEW YORK TIMES A Life in The Movies From the Journals of Jean Seberg "AN OUTRIGHT DAZZLER" Kevin Thomas. WS ANGEI..E.S TIMES CoMiNCt SooN MARTTN SCORSESE PRESEIVTS PURPLE NOON "****' A Thriller Of The Highest Order !" Desmund Rylll1. PH u.ADELPHIA INQUIRER StudENTS Free Popcorn w/ Purchase of any Drink (just show student ID) Ask about Student Memberships

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8 The Catalyst Announcements Habitat for Humanity International Board member John Schaub will be in the Fishbowl this Wednesday, Sept. 11 at 4:00p.m. to answer questions about forming a New College chapter, and about the blitz in Sarasota of building more than 30 homes in the Lime Lake area The 1997 Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics Essay Contest, with awards totaling $10,000, is open to junior and senior undergraduates who are enrolled full-time at an accredited college or university in the United States The deadline for submitting an original 3,000-4,000 word essay is Friday, January 17 1997. The suggested themes for this year are : Write an essay on e thics based on a personal experience. -"Why are we h ere?" How are we to meet our ethical obligations? Reflect on an e thi c al a s p e ct of a literar y text The Foundation will a ward $5000 for first place, $2500 for second place, $1500 for third place, and two honorable mentions of $500 each. For entry forms and guidelines send a self-addressed stamped envelope no later than December 20 to: The Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity 1177 Avenue of the Americas, 36th Floor New York, NY 10036 (212) 221-1100 Interested in playing football? The New College Football Alliance meets twice a week, Wednesday and Saturday, on the athletic field behind the fitness center. Guys and girls of all skill levels are welcome. Contact Marc (Box 159) or Aaron (Box 403) for details. Let the New College Foundation fund your thesis or other research. To be eligible, you must be enrolled this semester and have completed at least one semester at New College. Get proposal forms from any divisional office, Housing, Dean and Warden's Office, or Records Proposals are on October 11 by 5 : 00 p.m. at Cook Hall 203 Awards will be announced on or about October 25. The proposal deadline is absolute. Swimmers: Organized workouts are on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 6:00 p.m. Practice interval training stroke work, drills and kick sets. If you would like to tutor inner-city kids (ages 5-15) at the North County Educational Assistance Program in Newtown contact Amy Mormino at Box 389 or phone 3558748 volunteers are needed Monday through Thursday from 4:00p.m. to 6:00p.m. and transportation is easily available. I'm Robert Knight and I am the editor of GOULASH!!!, the literary magazine for which you may have seen Ayers posted. I am taking submissions for the Fall 1996 issue and beyond. We generally run about 75% poetry and 25% short fiction. If you would like to get in touch with me my e-mail address is rknight@virtu.sar.usf.edu, Box 329, and my phone number is 355-4869. There will be a Best Buddies meeting on Wed. Sept. 11 at 7:00 p.m. Audition for the New College Slavic Vocal Ensemble! Informational meeting on Wednesday, September 10 at 5 :00p.m. in the College Hall Music Room. We're only looking for women right now. Musical and Slavic language experience are helpful, but not necessary. For more information, contact Tracy at Box 82. September 10, 1996 CAREER CENTER Cory Everson's Aerobics & Fitness Thursday, September 12 11:45 AM1:00PM Center Representative Information Table in the Westside Student Center. If unable to stop by call Sandy Clark at 794-6645 for more information Job Search Techniques and On-Campus Recruiting Workshop Tuesday September 17 5:15PM, PME-223 Florida West Coast Symphony, Inc. Internship: Intern needed for 8 hours per week to assist in preparation of press releases, design displays in hall showcase and building marquee, monitor press coverage, complete extra writing assignments as needed and assist with special activities, promotions and events. Clean Water Action Currently accepting applications for entry level positions available throughout their organization. Many offices offer part time and full time schedules to accommodate students dur ing the school year, while on break, or after graduation. Sixth Annual January Term: The United Nations for a Better World, January 5-21, 1997. This program provides a unique opportunity for college students to examine the work of the United Nations and the international community in New York City. Students can earn col lege credit for this study. The program fee is $800 for registration by October 21, 1996. For further information stop in the Career Resource Center, PME 119.


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