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UML Kicks Off Black History Month


LOWELL - The University of Massachusetts Lowell tomorrow will kick off the first of a host of activities in honor of Black History Month.

            Events are co-sponsored by the:  Association of Students of African Origin, Latin American Student Association, National Society of Black Engineers, Office of Multicultural Affairs, Council on Diversity and Pluralism, Office of Student Activities and Leadership Development, Department  of Sociology, Peace and Conflict Studies Institute, Greater Lowell for Peace and Justice Labor Extension Program.

            The following events are planned:

February 1, 2005

Model Search 2005

Location: Fox Hall VPAC, 3rd Floor

Time: 7:00pm-11:00pm

The Association of Students of African Origin and the National Society of Black Engineers are sponsoring the Spring Fashion Show.

February 2, 2005

Iraq Veterans against the War (IVAW) Tour

Location: O'Leary Library Room 222, UML South

Time: 12:00pm-1:00pm

Two young veterans of the war in Iraq will be talking about their experiences and speaking out about their concerns as former active duty personnel involved in the invasion and occupation in Iraq.

February 3, 2005

Game Show - "Who Am I"

Location: Fox Hall MPR

Time: 7:00pm-9:30pm

Jeopardy Style Game Show

February 4, 2005


Location: Fox Hall MPR

Time: 8:00pm-12:00am

Cost: $5

Have you always wanted just one chance to be on American Idol?  Well here's your chance to show off what you've got!  Prizes available for winners!!!

February 7-11, 2005

Soul Food Week

Location: Fox Hall Café

Every day this week you will have a chance to taste some soul food for breakfast, lunch and dinner.


February 10, 2005

Poetry Night

Location: Fox Hall VPAC, 3rd Floor

Time: 7:00pm-11:00pm

Express yourself!  "A Night of Soul" where the heart speaks.

February 18, 2005

Sex and Relationships

Location: O'Leary Library Room 222, UML South

Time: 1:00pm-3:00pm

Speaker: Dawn Breedon

Discussion on issues of sex and relationships:  Important facts that we should know. Come enjoy an open-minded forum and enlighten yourself!

February 22, 2005

Contemporary Issues: Hip-Hop Culture

Location: Fox Hall MPR

Time: 7:00pm-9:00pm

Speaker: Emmett G. Price III, Ph.D.

February 24, 2005

Black History Festive Dinner

Location: Fox Hall

Time: 4:30pm-7:00pm

Celebration with food and live music

February 25, 2005

ASAO Presents: "Raise It Up" Flag Party

Location: Cumnock Hall, UML North

Time: 9:00pm-1:00am

Cost: $3 for ASAO members, $5 with flag, $7 without flag,

Ladies free before 10:30pm

DJ Jack Da Rippa

Prizes will be given for best flag outfits!!!

* Look out for our Soulful Dinners this month, coming soon to a cafeteria near you.*

For more information, contact or 978-934-3224