October 21, 2013
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October 21, 2013
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Huntingdon Disability Sport Network (DSPN) takes the
Wheelchair athletes are rolling in Wilson
gym as the College launched the Disability Sport Network
19 for young athletes, ages 6–21, who have physical
disabilities. Students in Sport Science and Physical Education
programs and women's and men's basketball and women's lacrosse
student-athletes volunteered as teammates, coaches, and
resources for the day. Saturday's event was the first of many
practices for a Wheelchair Basketball League that is preparing
for a January game at the Lakeshore Foundation in Birmingham. A
Wheelchair Tennis League is expected to form in the spring. The
official program launch and media blitz for this venture will be
Saturday, November 2. Read more: http://www.huntingdon.edu/aboutNews.aspx?id=11294
See photos on the Huntingdon Facebook page.
Get your cans to the game
During the home football game versus
Conference opponent N.C. Wesleyan College October 26 (kick-off
is at 1:00 p.m.), the Student Athletic Advisory Committee
will collect canned goods for the Cans Across
competition. So get your cans to the
football game so that we can beat our opponents in more than
football. Questions? See Brandon Sewell
Marching Scarlet and Grey hosts
The Marching Scarlet and Grey will host more than 200 students
for the annual Marching Honor Band
football game versus N.C. Wesleyan. According to Eddy Williams,
director of bands, 244 students have applied to participate in
the day's events. Read more:
Watch out for Hawks with fangs
The Huntingdon Drama Club
will present their fall
production, "Vampyre," at 7:00 p.m. Thursday, October 24,
and Saturday, October 26
is a change from earlier posts
) in Leo J. Drum Jr.
Theater. Thursday evening's performance, a dress rehearsal, is
free and open to members of the College community. The
performance previously scheduled for Friday evening
has been moved to Saturday to accommodate the Countess of
Huntingdon Ball on Friday. Tickets for Saturday's performance,
which is open to the public, are $5 at the door. Read more:
Get a clue and have a ball!
It's here! The fourth annual Countess of Huntingdon Ball,
Friday, October 25, 10:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.
Montgomery Country Club, promises to be the second-biggest
event of the semester (next to Homecoming). This year's theme
is "CLUE," as in the murder mystery game (not as in "get a
..."). You don't need a ticket or a date. If you want to, dress
or accessorize as one of the characters or in the game piece
colors scarlet, peacock (blue), mustard, plum, green, or white
(but you don't have to). This is a semi-formal, so, for women,
long or short dresses are ok. Just come, dance and have fun.
It's free! And, to whet your appetite for mystery, CAB will
host Clue and Cupcakes
night Wednesday, October 23
in the DH.
Got a great Halloween costume you're just dying to show off?
Wear it to the Halloween Organ Concert Thursday, October 31,
at 7:30 p.m.
in Ligon Chapel. You just might win a prize
in the costume competition, and you'll see and hear some fun
music and musicians at this annual event. Thank you to the
American Guild of Organists for organizing the event as part of
the Harald Rohlig series.
Announcements and Reminders
STUDENTS: THE PRELUDE
is in need
of your submissions of creative writing—any type. The
deadline is October 31.
Submit to firstname.lastname@example.org
are available for $20
in the The Hut/Student Health Services while supplies last.
Get your shot and stay well!
The Women's Center
and Young Democrats
invite your donations of items to help parents with young
children in recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness
. Diapers, baby bottles, wipes, formula and baby
clothing are needed. Individual and group donors will be
recognized. Donations will be accepted in The Hut through
October 31. Hawks Rec
has 10 spots available for the Atlanta
Falcons vs the Seattle Seahawks game November 10 in
Atlanta. Sign up in the Hut!
Coming Events on Campus
RECITAL SERIES presents DENNIS HERRICK, TRUMPET, and VADIM
SEREBRYANY, PIANO, "Stolen Music," Thursday, October 24,
, Ligon Chapel, Flowers Hall; free and open
to the public; read more: http://www.huntingdon.edu/aboutNews.aspx?id=11295
The Black Student Union
will offer the BSU Bash,
Thursday, October 24
, 9:00 p.m. until midnight in the
Hawks' Nest. All students are welcome.Friday, October 25
, the Chemistry and
Biochemistry Program's Professional Development Series
will present Ms. Jaime Demick
, speaking on Study
, 11:45 a.m.–12:45 p.m., Bellingrath 104. Open
to all. The series will continue, same time, same place,
November 1, with Bob Vilafane speaking on Research at ASU;
November 15 with Dr. Doba Jackson
speaking on "MCAT
in a Nutshell;" and December 6, with research presentations
from Keegan Lambeth, Tyler Creamer, Rhyann Davis
and Tanjanik Munford
.Annual Pumpkin Carving Competition
, with Nancy's
Italian Ice (presented by CAB and Res Life), Wednesday,
October 30, 7:00 p.m.
in the Blount Parking Lot.
and Literature programs
and Houghton Library
will present this fall semester's Salon
during which works of a selected genre are read allowed by
participants; Thursday, October 31, 3:30–4:30 p.m. i
the Library Atrium; the theme: Horror
poems, books, etc. and share the gory details.
The American Guild of Organists
will offer a Halloween
Organ Recital Thursday, October 31, at 7:30 p.m.
Ligon Chapel. The program is free and open to the
public—this is a really fun concert with several guest
performers contributing spooky performances. Costume
Contest! Halloween Movie Night, Thursday, October 31, 9:00 p.m.
in the lobby of each residence hall: Blount—Poltergeist
; Searcy—The Exorcist
Popcorn and candy provided; bring your own drinks.
Staton Center for Learning Enrichment
students who need help with tutoring, time management, study
skills, and other tools for success to stop by anytime. Writing
M–F, 10a–4p in Jackson 112; Math
M 7–8p, Bellingrath 302, T–F, 1–2p, Jackson
109; academic counseling is also available for all classes.
Athletics schedule: http://www.huntingdonhawks.com/composite
Main calendar: http://www.huntingdon.edu/aboutCalendar.aspxSee a
list of Cultural and Community Events scheduled to date: http://www.huntingdon.edu/culturalevents.aspx.
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In the Community
At our neighborhood Capri Theater
began October 18, and the Alabama-based Muscle Shoals
begins October 25. http://www.capritheatre.org/
took first, second, and third place prizes in
Houghton Library's Haiku contest for Banned Books week. Honorable
Mentions were awarded to Abby Bellman
, Caitlin Ray
and Kathleen Tatum
. Read the winning poems: http://libguides.huntingdon.edu/BBWhaikucontest2013Bree Buckner '10
has announced her engagement to Tylan
Mason Rain Laughlin, the 5lb., 14 oz. daughter of professor Dave
(Sport Science and Physical Education), made her
debut Wednesday, October 9. Congratulations to the whole family!Alex Nishibun '09
and Jesi Dunaway '09
at the Episcopal Church of the Ascension in Montgomery, Saturday,
October 19, 2013. They live in Allston, Massachusetts. Alex earned
a graduate degree in vocal performance at the New England
Conservatory and Jesi earned a graduate degree in agriculture, food,
and the environment at Tufts University. Rebekah Redden '11
, who is studying for her master's degree
in the Bush School of Government and Public Service (Texas A&M),
is living in Germany while she interns in public affairs at the U.S.
Embassy in Berlin.Suzanna Wasserman '05
has a new position as director of
marketing for Eastdale Mall.
More on Huntingdon Athletics: http://www.huntingdonhawks.com/landing/index
Composite athletic schedule: http://www.huntingdonhawks.com/composite
Basketball practices have begun. The men will tip-off their
season at the Berry Tournament in Rome, Ga., November 15. The
women's team will be at Pensacola Christian for their first game
November 19. In the USA-South Athletic Conference pre-season
coaches' poll, the Lady Hawks were picked to come in third and
the men to come in ninth in the conference. Good thing those
coaches don't know what's about to hit them. Our secret weapon:
This is a shout-out to Colby Leonard
'12, who reads The Talon to keep up
with his school and his friends even though he's in a
demanding seminary program at Duke Divinity School.
Hawk 'em, Colby!
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