The Substance Abuse Prevention Group will sponsor National Problem Gambling Awareness Week March 2-5. The group will be at tables throughout the week: March 3 in Magruder Hall, March 4 in McClain Hall, and March 5 in Violette Hall, with information about gambling abuse and free t-shirts will be available.

Phi Sigma Pi will sponsor TOMS Shoes information night at 6 p.m. March 3 in Violette Hall 1000. For every pair of shoes bought, TOMS Shoes donates one to children in a developing country.

The Student Activities Board’s final trivia night, “A Trip Down Route 66,” will take place at 7 p.m. March 3 in the Student Union Building Down Under. Featured categories will include “Around the World,” “Nineties Sitcoms” and many more. Free food will be available and prizes will be awarded.

Lambda Pi Eta will sponsor COMM Week. March 3 there will be a resume open hours at 7:30 p.m. in Barnett 1211. March 5 is communication trivia at 5:30 p.m. and the Chandler Monroe Oratory contest at 7 p.m. in Barnett Hall 1211. Events are open to all majors.     

The Weekly Lunch Series will continue examination of “The Role of the Classroom in College Student Persistence” at 12:30 p.m. March 4 in the Student Union Building Spanish Room. The focus will be on the Seven Principles for Good Practice in Undergraduate Education as a motif across several chapters.

The Advertising and Public Relations Organization and Lambda Pi Eta will sponsor keynote speaker Lisa Bedian, community relations director for the City of St. Peters, Mo., at 7 p.m. March 4 in the Student Union Building Alumni Room. This event is open to all majors.

The Truman Summer 2009 Study Abroad Program in Aix, France will sponsor an informational meeting at 7:30 p.m. March 4 in the Student Union Building Room 3203. For more information contact Patrick Lobert at or call 785.4062.

The Association of Black Collegians and The Women’s Resource Center will present “Feminine Mystique,” a program geared toward women’s issues that includes monologues and a hot topic panel at 7 p.m. March 5 in the Student Union Building Alumni Room.

The American Association of University Professors (AAUP) will meet at 4:30 p.m., March 6, at the University Club, 516 E. Patterson. Contact Marc Becker at or call 785.6036 for more information.

The Quincy Symphony Chorus presents “Hooray for Hollywood” with guest vocalist Margaret Carlson at 7:30 p.m. March 7 at the Salem Evangelical United Church of Christ in Quincy, Ill. Admission is free with a Truman ID.

The Center for Student Involvement is currently taking applications for work-study and scholarship student employees for the 2009-2010 school year. Students interested in working for the CSI can apply online at or pick up a hardcopy application in the CSI. Applications are due by 4 p.m. March 20.

Flag Project, a sexual assault prevention and awareness program, will take place at 7 p.m. March 16 in Magruder Hall 1000.

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