SAS organizes Easter basket drive for young patients

The Staff Advisory Senate is collecting items for Easter baskets that will be presented to children at the Boston Children's Hospital, Shriner's Burn Institute, Dana Farber Cancer Wing and Summerhill House.

Donations may include, but are not limited to, small stuffed animals, yo-yos, colored plastic eggs, clay, puzzles, coloring books, crayons, bubbles, books, stickers or already filled baskets. Organizers ask those who want to donate not to send candy.

Contributions may be dropped off by Monday, April 6, at the reception area in Cushing 202A. Volunteers also are needed to fill baskets on Wednesday, April 7 in Cushing 411 and 412, beginning at 5 p.m.

For further information, or to arrange a pick-up of items, call Elaine Boyle at ext.2-8189.

Lambda Pi Eta honor society to induct 13 students

The Communication Department will induct 13 students into Lambda Pi Eta, the national communication honor society, on Monday, April 12 at 6:15 p.m. in Lyons 215.

This year's members are: Brian Barrio, Jennifer Blakeslee, Kelly Day, Colleen Donovan, Alina Durso, Colleen Grady, Erika Hampson, Susan Manchester, Anne Mewhinney, Karen Muldoon, Christine Reynolds, Jessica Schlueter and Susan Verrill.

Membership in the society requires an overall 3.4 grade point average or higher and completion of an honors or Scholar of the College thesis.

Fulton Prize Debate, award presentation set for April 21

The Fulton Debating Society will hold its annual Fulton Prize Debate on Wednesday, April 21, at 7:30 p.m. in Gasson 305.

Four members of the society will debate this year's topic, "Resolved: That the US should allow qualified women to fight in combat positions in the military." A brief question-and-answer period will follow, during which members of the audience may pose questions. The best speaker in the debate will be awarded the Fulton Medal and have his or her name inscribed on the Fulton Debating Room wall, where the names of previous winners dating back to 1890 appear.

In addition to the debate, Associate Dean for Student Development Carole Hughes will receive the Fultonian of the Year Award.

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