Cross and Crown induction ceremony slated for Feb. 1

The Cross and Crown, honor society of the College of Arts and Sciences, will hold its induction ceremony on Sunday, Feb. 1, at 1 p.m. in Gasson 100. The guest speaker will be Prof. Marilyn Matelski (Communication). A reception will follow in the Gasson rotunda.

Women's basketball to offer special admission games

Two upcoming Boston College women's basketball games will feature special admission deals. The Jan. 31 game against Villanova, at 1 p.m. in Conte Forum, will be Faculty and Staff Day. Employees who present a Boston College ID will receive free admission.

In conjunction with the National Girls and Women in Sports Day, the game against Georgetown on Saturday, Feb. 7, will be Take A Kid to A Game Day. When accompanied by a paying adult, any child under age 18 can attend the game for free.

ODSD seeks candidates for leadership awards

The Office of the Dean for Student Development is seeking candidates for its 1998 Student Leadership Awards. These awards recognize the contributions of students to the co-curricular life of the University, their growth in leadership roles, and their creative involvement in student life. Students are considered for awards in eight categories based on nominations submitted by other students, faculty, or administrators.

Nominations should be submitted to ODSD, McElroy 141, by Feb. 18 . Those students selected for awards will be honored at a banquet on April 6.

Nomination forms are available at the office.

Political Science lecture and seminar on Feb. 6

O'Neill Professor of American Politics R. Shep Melnick will serve as discussant at a lecture titled "Soft Despotism: Democracy's Future?," to be presented by University of Tulsa history Professor Paul A. Rahe, on Friday, Feb. 6, from 4-6 p.m. in Gasson 305. The event is sponsored by the Political Science Department.

Seminar and lecture on Aristotle set for Feb. 26

The 1997-98 Boston Area Colloquium in Ancient Philosophy lecture series will continue on Feb. 26 with an appearance by Kurt Pritzl, a professor at Catholic University of America. At 3 p.m., Pritzl will present the seminar "Aristotle on Truth: Partial and Full, Obscure and Clear, Less and More" in Hovey House. At 8 p.m., in Gasson 305, he will deliver a lecture titled "Being True in Aristotle's Thinking." Victor Caston, a member of the Brown University Philosophy faculty, will serve as commentator.

The event is co-sponsored by the Philosophy Department. For information on this and other BACAP events, contact Assoc. Prof. Gary Gurtler, SJ (Philosophy), at, or Margarita Fenn at ext.2-3869.

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