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COMMENTARY

The Michigan Daily - Wednesday, September 3, 1997 - 7B

Read about campus groups, their offerings and activities

UAC offers
array of
programs
V Mass meeting: Wed.,
Sept. 10, 7-9 p.m. at
the Michigan Union
yLy .L Hhynm
UAC President
In the spring of 1965, student activi-
ties at the Michigan Union and the
Michigan League merged to form the
University Activities Center, the single
largest student-run organization at the
University. UAC provides students with
a variety of educational, cultural, social
and entertaining events. From lecturers
to comedians, from a cappella to jazz,
from poetry to musical theater, from
small social gatherings to campus-wide
es, you can find it all at UAC. What
other universities may need a full-time
staff to accomplish, UAC does with the
hard work and determination of its
many student volunteers, who in the
process learn many valuable leadership
and management skills. Add to that the
fact that the students have a whole lot
of fun as well, and you've got the mak-
ings for a dynamite organization.
UAC has 15 committees, which
encompass a variety of activities and
interests. If you like the arts and per-
forming on stage, UAC has a number of
groups that might be appealing to you.
Amazin' Blue is the oldest coed a cap-
pella singing ensemble at the University.
Comedy Company is UAC's own
sketch comedy troupe whose alumni
have been seen in places like Second
City. If you're interested in dance but
aren't a dance major, then you might
-want to check out Impact Dance. The
IMichigan Pops Orchestra, one of the
University's youngest student groups
..and one of UAC's newest committees,
performs a concert each term filled with
music ranging from "Star Wars" to
'Wagner. MUSKET (which stands for
- the Michigan Union Show Ko-Eds Too)
puts on two musicals a year and receives
rave reviews every time. If your tastes
,are more for straight theater, then check
out The Rude Mechanicals, formerly
Soph Show, which puts on a
Shakespearean play in the fall and
another work for the stage in the spring.

Alianza,
the Latinola
Student Alliance
Mass meeting:;Tuesday, Sept. 9 at
7:30 p.m. at the Pond Room of the
Michigan Union.
Alianza is a place for all Raza
regardless of your background. We are
dedicated to serving the needs of the
Latino/a community. As the only pan-
Latino/a undergraduate student organi-
zation on campus, we strive for pan
Latino/a unity while respecting the
complex diversity of our culturas.
Everyone is invited to attend our
many events, such as poetry readings,
political discussions, community out-
reach programs and even dance work-
shops.
Stay updated on our many events for
Latino/a Heritage Month, Puerto Rican
Week, Chicano/a History Week, the
Caribbean Festival and Latin American
Month.
All are welcomed to be a part of our
growing fuerza. For more information,
come to our mass meeting or e-mail us
at ali.e.board@umich.edu.
- By Denise Derige,
Alianza co-chair.
Black Greek
Association
Fall Icebreaker: Sept. 5 at the Track
and Tennis Building.
Open House: Sept. 21 at The William
Monroe Trotter House.
The Black Greek Association is
committed to scholarship, service
and social enrichment. The BGA
serves as the umbrella organization
to the 10 Greek-lettered organiza-
tions that are traditionally African
American.
These organizations include Alpha
Gamma Psi Sorority, Inc. - Alpha
Chapter; Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority,
Inc. - Beta Eta Chapter; Alpha Phi
Alpha Fraternity, Inc. - Epsilon
Chapter; Delta Sigma Theta Sorority,
Inc. - Nu Chapter; Iota Phi Theta
Fraternity, Inc. - Michigan Colony;
Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. -
Sigma Chapter; Omega Psi Phi
Fraternity, Inc. - Phi Chapter; Phi
Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. - Delta

Rho Chapter; Sigma Gamma Rho
Sorority, Inc. - Iota Psi Chapter; and
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. - Gamma
Delta Chapter.
These groups are committed to
scholarship,,social enrichment and
campus and community service.
The BGA helps to produce and
maintain a harmonious atmosphere
for its respective organizations, as
well as the entire student body
through the promotion of unity and
kinship.
- By Starra Pollard, BGA president.
Black Volunteer
Network
The Black Volunteer Network was
established on Dec. 8, 1994. BVN is
an organization dedicated to improv-
ing the community by providing stu-
dents, faculty, staff and others with
the opportunity to volunteer. With
outstanding support and determined
leaders, BVN has prioritized its first
efforts to address the needs of the
student body on campus. As we
establish a strong culture within our
campus community, we are becom-
ing more capable of addressing the
needs of others in our surrounding
communities.
BVN has been involved in a host
of activities on campus, and in the
community at large. Some of our
activities include Habitat for
Humanity, Mott Hospital, Welcome
to Michigan Lock-In, HOOPS
HOOPLA and the Father Patrick
Jackson House Program.
For more information, please visit
our homepage at
http://www.umich.edu/-bvn.
- By Starra Pollard. BVN president.
Circle K
International
Mass meeting: Sept. 18 In the
Michigan Union.
Are you looking for an organization
where you can help others through ser-
vice, meet a diverse group of people
and develop leadership qualities
through many activities?
Circle K invites you to join our
club at the University and be part of
the world's largest college organiza-
tion dedicated to service and leader-

ship.
Among the service events'we have
are children's tutoring, hospital vis-
its, fun walks with kids, park clean-
ups, soup kitchens, Habitat for
Humanity, nursing-home visits,
adopt-a-highway - and the list goes
on.
Fund-raisers include sales at athletic
events, casino nights, and marathon
events for in-line skating, jungoo and
teeter-tottering.
Of course, we don't just have a
great time at these events, but contin-
ue the fun through various social
events.
Every member contributes toward
the group in his or her own way. You
can choose to get really invQlved on
campus, or simply volunteer sparingly
throughout the year. Whatever you
want to do, Circle K can provide the
opportunity.
Check out the Circle K homepage at
http:/www.umich.edu/~cki.
- By Rishi Moudgil,
Circle K president.
College
Republicans
If you haven't heard by now, the
University of Michigan has ,been
known as a strongly liberal institution
where left-wing quasi-political groups
are prevalent.
On the opposite end of the spectrum
is the University of Michigan College
Republicans. As a CR, students are
given a chance to participate in local
political activities, as well as commu-
nity service.
Since 1998 is an election year, we
will need all the help we can get in
campaigning on behalf of -our
Republican candidates.
Even though politics is our(main
focus, we still manage to find time
to act as a social club. From attend-
ing victory parties to participating in
intramural sports, the College
Republicans are always doing some-
thing to get away from the monoto-
ny of studying.
This year will be an important
year for us, and we hope to see you
at our first mass meeting, which will
be held the third week of September.
Stay tuned for further information.
- By Andrew Nelson, College
Republicans segrgtary.

The ComedyTCompany is one of many campus groups that falls under the
umbrella of The University Activities Center.

If you're not into performing but
love the arts, you might want to check
out some of UAC's entertainment
committees. Eclipse Jazz/Soundstage
brings local and national bands and
performing artists to the University,
ranging from Sadao Wannabe to Blues
Traveler. Laughtrack features student
comedians and professional headliners
at the U-Club. M-Flicks is a film group
that presents a number of movies dur-
ing the school year, including film fes-
tivals, old favorites and sneak previews
of upcoming blockbusters.
UAC's Homecoming/Michigras
Committee helps in the planning of
two of Michigan's greatest traditions.
In the fall, the committee schedules a
number of Homecoming-related activ-
ities and helps out in the planning of

the parade and the pep rally. In the
winter term, they switch gears and plan
a Mardi Gras-type party in the Union
for the University community.
UAC also realizes that it has an
obligation and responsibility to enrich
students as well as to entertain.
Michigan Academic Competitions, a
competitive and award-winning quiz-
bowl group, hosts both intramural and
high school tournaments and travels
around the country competing with
other schools, usually finishing in the
top 10 nationwide. Mini-courses is a
UAC program that offers more than 30
non-credit courses including things
like ballroom dancing, bartending and
massage. Viewpoint Lectures sponsors
a variety of speakers, debates and
forums.

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