The Yellow Sheet 2001
Volume 34, Number 11Thursday, Nov. 15,
Volume 34, Number 11
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News & AnnouncementsTickets Available for Heartbreak House. The play Heartbreak House, written by George Bernard Shaw, will be presented at 8 p.m. Nov. 15-18 in Anderson Theatre. Performed by students and directed by Natalya Baldyga (theatre and dance), the play focuses on what happens when the "good" people -- the educated, intelligent, well-intentioned people with time and money on their hands -- shrink from contact with power and politics and leave the running of the world to the "barbarians." In Shaw's view, the bombs start dropping. Written at the time of World War I, Heartbreak House is a parable with rich language, vivid characters, and paradoxical wit. It is a major play by 1 of the world's most highly regarded playwrights. The play is open to the public, but tickets are required. Tickets may be purchased at the Information Center (x7590). Each Gustavus community member is entitled to 1 free ticket with a campus identification card. Tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for senior citizens and non-Gustavus students.
Publication Reminder. Due to the Thanksgiving holiday, The Yellow Sheet will not be published Nov. 22. It will be published Nov. 29, Dec. 6, and Dec. 13, followed by a 3-week hiatus due to Christmas recess. It will resume publication Jan. 10.
Make-A-Wish Trip... Paulette
Wendt (custodial) will travel to San Diego with her 16-year-old daughter,
Lindsey, Dec. 1-3. The Make-A-Wish Foundation has granted Lindsey her wish,
which is to travel to San Diego for a shopping spree. Lindsey was diagnosed
with Hodgkin's disease last December and has just completed treatment for
Chapel Schedule... All are invited to the 10 a.m. worship services in Christ Chapel. The upcoming schedule is as follows:
Benefit Concert Sunday... The Collegiate Chorus will present a benefit concert for St. Peter's Kids Corner Child Care at 3:30 p.m. Nov. 18 in Bjorling Recital Hall. All proceeds from "That's Entertainment: Music from MGM Musicals" will be donated to Kids Corner. Under the direction of Michael Jorgensen, the concert features Bethany Nass on piano, soloists from within the chorus, guest soloists Jaron Aune, Sarah Frydenlund, Emily Gill, and Darcie Thomsen, with Lindsey Zumbrunnen, choreographer. Families are especially welcome. Donations for Kids Corner will be accepted at the door.
Faculty Recital Sunday... Harry Dunscombe, 'cello, and David Viscoli, piano, will present a recital at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 18 in Bjorling Recital Hall. The program features Sonata, Op. 40 by Dmitri Shostakovich, Canciones Populares Espanolas by Manuel deFalla, and Sonata in G minor, Op. 19 by Sergei Rachmaninoff. The recital is free and open to the public. A reception will follow the performance.
NASA Lecture Nov. 19... Nathan Miller ('97) will present "Using NASA's New Chandra X-ray Observatory to Probe Hot Star Winds" at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 19 in Olin Hall 220. Miller is finishing his Ph.D. thesis at the University of Wisconsin and will present some of the results of his research. The lecture is sponsored by the physics department and the Society of Physics Students. This event is free and open to the public.
Jim Brandenburg Visit Nov. 29... Jim Brandenburg, Minnesota's internationally famous nature photographer, will give a slide presentation, titled "Preserving the Prairie: A Photographers Philosophy," at 7 p.m. Nov. 29 in Wallenberg Auditorium. Brandenburg has worked as a freelance photographer with National Geographic for more than 20 years. His latest National Geographic feature, "North Woods Journal," was, according to editor William Allen, "the most photographs the magazine has ever published in one feature in its entire history and, by the way, using the least amount of film." Brandenburg's photography has been on exhibit in several locations around the country. This event is sponsored by the Environmental Studies program and is free and open to the public.
Hillstrom Art Gallery Tour... Don Myers (art and art history and director of Hillstrom Museum) will introduce 2 exhibitions at 7 p.m. Dec 4 in the Hillstrom Museum of Art. The exhibits include a display of art nouveau ceramics from artists working for the Swedish Rorstrand firm, and a collection of prints and drawings by masters from Rembrandt and Durer to Beckmann and Redon. Cost is $4 per person. Preregistration and payment can be made at the St. Peter Community Education Office, 803 Davis St., St. Peter.
Faculty and Administrator
Holiday Gathering... All
Gustavus faculty and administrators, as well as spouses and partners, are
invited to an open house from 6-8 p.m. Dec. 11 in Alumni Hall. There will
be a program at 6:30 p.m. R.S.V.P. to the dean of faculty's office (x7675)
by Dec. 5.
Barbara Fister, library, was invited to Lake Forest College to present a keynote address to its faculty on creating research assignments. This was part of a workshop on "Reintroducing Students to Good Research."
English, read poetry and was part of a panel discussion Oct. 28-30 at the
Central New York Conference on Language and Literature at Cortland College.
She also read at a publication celebration for Water~Stone on Nov.
2 at Hamline University in St. Paul and was 1 of the participants at the
Loft's "Beyond Words: Minnesota Writers Respond, Sept. 11, 2001." Sutphen
has work forthcoming in Poetry, The Gettysburg Review,
and The North Stone Review.
To turn off the automatic hyperlink creation feature when typing e-mail
addresses or URLs in Microsoft Word documents, go to the Tools menu and
select AutoCorrect. Click on the "AutoFormat As You Type" tab, and uncheck
"Internet and network paths with hyperlinks." E-mail addresses and URLs
should no longer turn into hyperlink when typing.
Apartment for Rent...
apartment, appliances furnished, laundry on premises. Available immediately.
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