The Business Office cashier window, located in McClain Hall 105, will have reduced hours of operation effective Nov. 1. The new hours of operation will be from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, with extended hours planned for student paydays and other peak activity times.

Truman’s United Way fund-raising campaign has raised $48,461.05 to date, which is 86.5 percent of the $56,000 goal.

Pi Kappa Phi social fraternity will be hosting “No Boundaries Week”
Oct. 30-Nov. 2. The event is a service and fund raising project to benefit people with disabilities. Members of Pi Kappa Phi will be on the Quadrangle from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 1 to collect donations for the event. At 7 p.m. Nov. 2 in Baldwin Auditorium, Pi Kappa Phi will host the 2nd Annual Miss Push America Pageant. Tickets are $4 and can be purchased at the door. Contact Joe Baumann, Pi Kappa Phi philanthropy chair, at for more information.

The Residence Hall Association will have its annual Trick-or-Treating for area children from 6-8 p.m. Oct. 31 in all of the University residence halls. Fun and games will also take place from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in the Ryle Hall and Centennial Hall Main Lounges. Contact Susie Pope at for more information.

The Career Center’s fourth-annual Haunted House “Hollywood Horror”
will be from 6-10 p.m. Oct. 31 at the Career Center. The Career Center will transform into a haunted theater featuring reenactments of great horror films. The haunted house is free, and candy will be given away to those who attend. Contact the Career Center at 785.4353 for more information.

The Truman volleyball team starts postseason play this week
with the MIAA Tournament. The Bulldogs will host a first round match against Emporia State at 7 p.m. Oct. 31 in Pershing Arena. Student admission is $1 or Truman students with their student ID may pick up a free ticket at Patty’s University Bookstore, 515 S. Franklin St., or at the Truman Bookstore, Student Union Building, before 5 p.m. Oct 31.

The Center for Teaching and Learning’s Weekly Lunch Series will continue for faculty and teaching staff
from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Nov. 1 in the Student Union Building Alumni Room. Brian Krylowicz will give a presentation titled “The College of the Overwhelmed: The Psychological State of Truman Students and How You Can Help.”

The Liberal Studies Roundtable will continue at noon Nov. 2 in Pickler Memorial Library 205. Candy Young, Chris Lantz, Debra Kerby and John Dieter will give a presentation titled “Curricula Reform as Seen Through the Mission and Assessment.” R.S.V.P. to the Center for Teaching and Learning at or by phone at 785.4391 to order a complimentary boxed lunch for the event.

The third installment of the Viewpoints Series will be “Viewpoints: Democrats or Republicans: ‘The Mid-Term Elections’” at 8 p.m. Nov. 2 in the West Campus Suites Multipurpose Room. Students and professors will debate the most controversial issues of our time. The event is sponsored by ResLife. Contact Sam Hodge at for more information.

The Truman Biology Seminar Series will present “A Sabbatical of Fungal Discovery: From Mycoses to Grassland Ecology” from 12:30-1:20 p.m. Nov. 3 in Magruder Hall 2001. José Herrera will present the lecture. Jon Gering will host the event.

The Rotaract Club International Film Series will show “Water” at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 4 in Violette Hall 1010. A topic preview will occur before the film and a brief discussion by Hena Ahmad will follow. Contact Brynn Weimer at for more information.

True Men is hosting the annual A Capella Fest
at 7 p.m. Nov. 4 in Baldwin Auditorium at 7 p.m. This year’s guests include Bare Naked Statues from Saint Louis University, Beartones from Missouri State University, and Add-9 from the University of Missouri-Columbia. Admission is free for all ages.

Deadline for submission to The Monitor, the University alternative student newspaper,
is Nov. 4. Poetry submission should be sent to, while all other submissions can be sent to

Blue Key will have its fall interest meeting
at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 7 in the Student Union Building Activities Room. Blue Key is an all-male service organization, and it will be hosting its interest meeting for all men interested in going through spring 2007 recruitment. Contact Joe Baumann at for more information.

Sana Camara’s lecture titled “Negritude: Poets and the Concept of Black Personality” scheduled for Nov. 7 has been postponed
until next semester due to scheduling conflicts.

There will be an undergraduate philosophy and religion conference from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 11 in the Student Union Building Conference Room. Conference papers will be given by undergraduates from several states on various topics of philosophy and religion studies. Contact Dereck Daschke at for more information.
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