Schedule of events

Friday Oct. 15, 2004

The Alpha Eta Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. will be hosing “Sleep out for the homeless” at 8 p.m. Any donations of clothing and canned food is highly desired. For more information contact Anthony Moore at (850) 766-6467.

Today is the last day the FAMU Housing Department will accept applications for the next academic year. For further information, contact Bernard Kelly at 599-3651.

The FAMU College Democrats welcome the Congressional Black Caucus for the kickoff of the “Our Vote, Our Future” tour at 8:30 a.m. in the Grand Ballroom. Actress Alfre Woodard, “NYPD Blue’s” James McDaniel and “The Young and the Restless'” Victoria Rowell are scheduled to attend. Refreshments will be served.

The FAMU chapter of the Undergraduate Student National Dental Association will have a membership drive on the Set from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Contact Amber Royal at 445-0377 or e-mail

Celebrate the arts on the Set with the Beta Alpha chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. from noon to 2 p.m. Giveaways will be raffled. Contact Natalie Holmes for more information at

Join NCNW on the Set from noon to 2 p.m. for a vigil. Contact Sabrina at 562-3864.

The deadline for undergraduate and graduate submissions for the Student Research Forum is today. E-mail Jennifer Freeman at

Applications for the Rattler Student Task Force are due in the Deputy of Student Welfare’s box by 5 p.m. in SGA. Contact Monica Faulkner at 599-3624 or

Journey magazine’s Life&Style section needs an assistant editor. Submit a stringer application with a typed explanation about why you would make a good editor. Applications are available outside the Journey office in Tucker Hall Room 307. Applications are due by 5 p.m. E-mail Alexia R. Robinson at

The FAMU Chapter of Kappa Delta Pi is still accepting applications for its fall induction. Applications can be picked up in GEC-C Room 204. All applications are due by 5 p.m. Contact Johnie Forsythe at 601-201-3378 or e-mail

The University Gardens Complex will present the first annual University Gardens/Cottages at Magnolia Homecoming Pageant at 7 p.m. in the Palmetto Phase III recreation room. Contact Kristina Cooper at 915-5897 or e-mail

The deadline for the Homecoming Concert Ticket Contest is today. Submit an essay of 500 words or less regarding “What FAMU means to me.” Contact LaJoy Mercer at 599-3624 for more information.Today is World Food Day. Please donate canned or boxed food for local food banks! Sponsored by: The Florida A&M Cooperative Extension Program, The Food Science Department, and the College of Engineering Sciences, Technology and Agriculture.

Applications for the Electoral Commission are due today at 5 p.m. The position of precinct supervisor is the only one available.

Saturday Oct. 16, 2004

FAMU’s Campus All-Star Brain Bowl Team is calling all interested students to come and test their skill against their classmates. If you are interested in joining the FAMU Academic Team, an interest meeting will be held at 10 a.m. in the Embassy Room. For information, contact Ms. Hobbs at 385-9910.

The Catholic Student Association is hosting the Fall 2004 Community and Family Festival at the St. Eugene Catholic Chapel from 10:30 a.m.-7p.m. There will be food, games, raffles, prizes, health screenings and more. Contact Giovanni Lalanne at 264-4763, 222-6482 or

A haunted library event will occur in the B.L. Perry Branch of the Leon County Public Library on S. Adams Street from 1-3:30 p.m. There will be food, games, spooky stories and a haunted house. Young children admitted free. Volunteers are needed. Contact Melissa Bridgewater for further information at 575-5502 or

The Honda Campus All-Star Challenge presents “All-Star Idol” at 10 a.m. in the Embassy Room and Rattler’s Den. For more information contact

The Freshman Class is holding tryouts for all freshman basketball players for the freshmen v. sophomore class basketball game at 2 p.m. on the outdoor courts (located near the pool). Contact Jina at 214-597-0488 or Josh at 284-8761 for more information.

Jam 4 Jesus is hosting a “Jam in My White Tee” at 7 p.m. in the Perry Paige auditorium. Come enjoy a night of rap, song, dance, poetry, and drama from local and national artists. Admission is free. Contact Iyinka Williams at 915-4925 for more information.

Sunday Oct. 17, 2004

The Florida Democratic Party and the FAMU College Democrats will host Camp Out for Change to promote early voting. The event begins at 9 p.m. at Kleman Plaza-Leon County Courthouse.

The Beta Alpha chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. presents “A First Class Affair – Urban Expresso” from 7-9 p.m. at the Amtrak railways station.

Monday Oct. 18, 2004

Kaplan Test Prep and Admissions, in conjunction with the FSU and FAMU Pre-Law chapters Phi Alpha Delta Fraternity and FAMU Hatchett Pre-Law Society, will host Law Symposium 2004 at 7 p.m. at B.K. Roberts Hall Room 101. The event will inform students about law school admissions and the legal field. Call 1-800-kap-test or visit to reserve your seat and for more information.

The Beta Alpha chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. presents Prepare for takeoff – kickoff and giveaways on the Set from 8-10 p.m.

Tuesday Oct. 19, 2004

The Philosophy and Religion Club presents “The Theory of Buddha” with presenter Dr. Thomas Mason at 5 p.m. in the Foster Tanner Art Complex Room 107.

The National Forum for Black Public Administrators is having an interest meeting at 7 p.m. in Tucker Hall room 200. Networking opportunities, professional development, and career/internship opportunities are available. For more information, contact Jeffry at 305-761-6937 or Chandar at 294-4434.

A.G.& Michael Bend of Plan B. Entertainment, LLC. presents Tipsy Tuesdays at Late Night Library. Ladies free until 11 p.m. DJ Lil Boy: DJ Skip A Chuck.

Wednesday Oct. 20, 2004

The Beta Alpha chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. presents Delta QueNection: In flight service from 12-3 p.m. on the intramural field.

The Alpha Eta chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. hosts the “Drop it Like it’s Hot” party at the Late Night Library. For more information, contact Gary Cobb at 321-0089.

Thursday Oct. 21, 2004

The Beta Alpha Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. presents the layover РDivanic from 4-6 p.m. outside of the Caf̩.

Friday Oct. 22, 2004

The Beta Alpha Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. presents “I’m so fly” at the Lower Lounge also known as Floyd’s from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m.

The House of Judah Collegiate Christian Ministry presents “Hype Night” at Heavenly Catering located at the corner of Wahnish and All Saints Rd. The event will feature The House of Judah All-Star DJ’s playing the best in rhythm and praise, Christian reggae, rap and hip hop. Come join us for food, prizes, games, wholesome fellowship! Cost: $8 before 1 p.m. and $10 after.

Plan B. Entertainment, LLC. Presents The Big Show concert at the Civic Center at the Exposition Hall.

The Alpha Eta Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. will be sponsoring a party at The Beta Bar at 10 p.m. There will be BLUE Juice. Contact Gary Cobb at 321-0089.