INSIDE Chico State
0 October 14, 1999
Volume 30 Number 5
  A publication for the faculty, staff, administrators, and friends of California State University, Chico




Provost's Corner








Arts, Events, and Speakers

Thursday, October 14

Open House
Assistive Technology Center celebrates new equipment. 2 p.m., Meriam Library; recognition ceremony at 4 p.m.

Special Event
Chamber of Commerce Fall '99 Mixer highlights CSU, Chico women and men basketball student athletes and all intercollegiate sports coaches with remarks by President Esteban and Steve Nettleton, Scholarship Drive co-chair, and entertainment by the university cheerleaders and Wildcat Pride. 5:30 p.m., Acker Gym.

The Da Vinci Quartet and Robert Bowman, Music, perform Dvorak's Quintet for Piano and Strings in A Major. Tickets: $10–12. 7:30 p.m., Rowland-Taylor Recital Hall.

Dance Drama
The Bharata Kalanjali artists perform Mahabharatam using choreography, dance, and stylized masks to recreate the epic of India with original lyrics in Tamil and Sanskrit. Tickets: $10–18. 7:30 p.m., Laxson.

Writer's Voice
Gary Thompson reads from his book of poems recently published by Bear Star Press. Free and open to the public. 7:30 p.m., University Center Lounge.

Friday, October 15

Biology Seminar
"Clinical Trials and Tribulations: What Makes up a Medical Device FDA Clinical Trial?" by Darcie Roe, Dade MicroSan, Inc. 4 p.m., Holt 170; reception at 3:30 p.m., Holt 171.

Saturday, October 16

Feather River flume day hike. 9 a.m. Cost: $7–12.

Sunday, October 17

Mary Black
Mary Black

Mary Black remains true to her Irish roots while interpreting contemporary works with her husky mezzo. Tickets: $10–18. 7:30 p.m., Laxson.

Monday, October 18

Group Discussion of Huston Smith, world religions authority, who speaks October 25. Materials available in PAC 109 or any HFA department. Sponsored by the Humanities Center. noon, Trinity 126.

Houston Smith
Houston Smith

Musical Drama
Promised Land, a coproduction of Les Deux Mondes from Montreal, Canada, and Teatro dell'Angolo from Torino, Italy, travels from prehistoric to modern time as stories of humankind unfold around a stone. Tickets: $10–18. 7:30 p.m., Laxson.

Promised Land
Promised Land






Tuesday, October 19

International Forum
"Requiem for the ‘Perfect Dictatorship'?: Mexico's PRI and the Elections of 2000" by Stephen Lewis, History. 4 p.m., Ayres 120.

Wednesday, October 20

Walk through campus arboretum led by Wes Dempsey. 11 a.m., Kendall. Call 342-2293.

Arthur Miller's The Crucible, directed by Gail Holbrook, portrays the Puritan witch-hunts of seventeenth-century Salem. Tickets: $6–8. 7:30 p.m., Harlen Adams Theatre.

Thursday, October 21

Museum of Anthropology's walking tour of campus museums and galleries. noon, Langdon 301.

Noon Concert
Music by FM Theory, sponsored by AS. Presents. Free. noon, Free Speech Area.

Ribbon Cutting
Opening of the wheelchair-accessible Gus Manolis bridge with refreshments in the Alumni Glenn. 2 p.m.

The Crucible Tickets: $6–8. 7:30 p.m., Harlen Adams Theatre.
Friday, October 22

Seminar "Taxonomy: Can an 18th-Century Science Survive in the 21st Century?" by Herbert Jacobson, Biology. 4 p.m., Holt 170; refreshments 3:30 p.m., Holt 171.

The Crucible Tickets: $6–8. 7:30 p.m., Harlen Adams Theatre.

Friday–Sunday, October 22–24

Whiskeytown Lake intermediate level mountain bike. 8 a.m. Cost: $41–51.

Saturday, October 23

The Crucible Tickets: $6–8. 7:30 p.m., Harlen Adams Theatre.

Saturday–Sunday, October 23–24

Gold Lake backpack, less than two miles. 8 a.m. Cost: $37–47.

Sunday, October 24

Feather Falls hike to sixth highest waterfall in the United States. 9 a.m. Cost: $8–12.

The Crucible Tickets: $6–8. 2 p.m., Harlen Adams Theatre.

Monday, October 25

Huston Smith, eloquent authority on world religions, speaks on the subject of his forthcoming book, The Human Spirit in the Third Millennium: Light at the End of the Tunnel? Tickets: $5–10. 7 p.m., Harlen Adams Theatre.

Tuesday, October 26

Master Class, starring London's Charlotte Comwell, portrays an event in Maria Callas's life as the opera diva recalls her past through music. Tickets: $10–18. 7:30 p.m., Laxson.

Wildcat Athleticss

Volleyball -- Acker Gym

Wednesday, October 20 vs. Southern Oregon University; 7 p.m.

Soccer -- Soccer Stadium

Saturday, October 23 women's vs. Humboldt State University, 1 p.m.; men's vs. Chico Rooks, 3 p.m.

Academic Information
Now–Wednesday, December 1

TRACS registration for January Intersession.

TRACS course request and advising period for spring 2000.

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