The Battalion. (College Station, Tex.) 1893-current, February 08, 1979, Image 12

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CEPHEID VARIABLE: “Them.” (1954) James Whitmore and
James Arness battle giant ants who are overrunning the world.
At 8 and 10:30 p.m. in the Basement Coffeehouse.
BASKETBALL: The women play Lamar University at 6 p.m. in
ENGINEERS: The Texas Society of Professional Engineers will
meet at 7:30 p.m. in Room 103 of the Zachry Engineering Build
ing for engineering registration.
AGGIE CINEMA: “Three Days of the Condor.” (1975) Robert Red-
ford and Faye Dunaway star in this story about double crosses
in the CIA. At 8 p.m. in Rudder Theater. This is the first film of the
Robert Redford Film Festival, which extends through Sunday.
AGGIE CINEMA: “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid.” (1969)
Robert Redford, Paul Newman and Katherine Ross star in this
story of the two famous bank robbers who get caught out of their
element when the Old West comes to an end at the turn of the
century. At midnight in Rudder Theater.
SWIMMING: The women’s team hosts the University of Arizona
and Louisiana State University at 7 p.m.
DEGREES: Deadline for applying for degrees to be awarded in
May. Go by the Fiscal Office in the Coke Building and pay the $8
AGGIE CINEMA: “The Sting.” (1974) Robert Redford and Paul
Newman portray two con artists who join forces to pull off a
perfect job; the film won seven Academy Awards. At 8 p.m. in
Rudder Theater.
AGGIE CINEMA: “The Great Waldo Pepper.” (1975) Robert Red
ford and Bo Svenson star in this story of barnstorming flying
daredevils in the 20s and 30s. Brilliant aerial photography. At
midnight in Rudder Theater.
BASKETBALL: The men will play Texas Tech in Lubbock.
GYMNASTICS: The 3rd A&M Invitational begins at 3 p.m. in G.
Rollie White. The competing teams will be the Air Force
Academy, Southwest Texas State University, TCU, Oral
Roberts University, Louisiana State University and Texas A&M.
TENNIS: The team plays St. Edwards at 1:30 p.m. at the Briarcrest
Country Club.
SWIMMING: The men’s team hosts the University of Arizona and
TCU at 2 p.m.
STUDENT ‘Y’: There will be a fish camp reunion party at 2 p.m. in
the Quonset Huts. Tickets are available in Room 216 of the
AGGIE CINEMA: “The Way We Were.” (1975) Robert Redford
plays a straw-haired jock out to have a good time and Barbra
Streisand is a frizzy-haired Communist. At 2 p.m. in Rudder
TOWN HALL: Boston will perform at 7:30 p.m. in G. Rollie White
AUSTIN SYMPHONY: The symphony will perform
Feb. 22 and 23 at 8 p.m. in the Municipal Au
ditorium, South 1st at West Riverside. Music to be
performed includes: Weber — Overture to Der
Freischutz; Schoenberg — Pelleas and Melisande;
Brahms — Concerto in D Major for Violin; Schubert
— Rosamunde. Tickets are from $3.50 to $7.50.
Call 512-476-5461.
TEXAS CAPITOL: The Texas Legislature is now in
session. Tours of the capitol are given every quarter
hour, seven days a week, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30
Corpus Christi
SUPERTRAMP: Hard rock comes to the Corpus
Christi Memorial Coliseum, 402 South Shoreline, on
Feb. 14 when Supertramp comes to town. The show
will be at 7:30 p.m.
RUSH: Rush comes to the Memorial Coliseum Feb.
27 at 7:30 p.m.
magicians will perform Feb. 10 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.
in the Dallas Convention Center. Call 214-658-
AFRICAN AWARENESS: The African Awareness
Festival is being held each Saturday at 3 p.m.
through Feb. 24. The location is the Walnut Hills
Branch of the Dallas Public Library, 9495 Marsh
Lane. Call 214-357-8434.
SYMPHONY: The Houston Symphony performs
every weekend at Jones Hall, 615 Louisiana in
downtown Houston. The Feb. 17 and 18 perform
ances will include: Brahms — Concerto No. 1 in D
Minor for Piano; Tchaikovsky — Symphony No. 5 in
E Minor. Performances are at 8 p.m. Saturday and
at 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Call 713-227-3625.
OPERA: The Houston Grand Opera will perform
“Der Rosenkavalier,” an opera by Strauss, Feb. 23
through March 2, in Jones Hall, 615 Louisiana. Per
formances are at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, 7:30 p.m. on
Monday and at 8 p.m. all other days. Call 713-227-
ICE SHOW: Holiday On Ice will be performed at the
Summit Feb. 21-25. Shows will begin at 8 p.m. Call
RAY PRICE: Ray Price will perform at the Celebrity
Circle, 7326 Southwest Freeway, Feb. 23 and 24.
Call 713-960-8934.
RODEO: The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo
begins Feb. 23 at the Astrodome, 9100 Kirby Drive.
Performances extend through March 4. They in
—Feb. 23: K. C. and the Sunshine Band
—Feb. 24: The Osmonds
—Feb. 25: Leif Garrett, Crystal Gayle
—Feb. 26: Conway Twitty
—Feb. 27: Pat and Debby Boone
—Feb. 28: The Oak Ridge Boys, Eddie Rabbitt
—March 1: Loretta Lynn
—March 2: Loretta Lynn
—March 3: Kenny Rogers, Dottie West
—March 4: Charlie Pride
Aggies have long had a reputation for drinking a lot
of beer, and nowhere is this title more popular than
among Aggies themselves. Although no one knows
exactly why we drink so much beer, everyone
seems to agree on one point: we will be damned if
we are going to let that reputation slip away. For a
look at some beer-drinkers, see the story and
photos beginning on page 4.
Cover photos by Clay Cockrill
Focus is published every Thursday as an
entertainment section of The Battalion.
Policy: Focus will accept any stories, draw
ings or photographs that are submitted for pub
lication, although the decision whether to pub
lish lies solely with the editor. Any pieces sub
mitted, whether printed or not, will be returned
upon request.
Contributing to this issue were: Clay Coc
krill, Mark Hancock, and Rhonda Watters.
Gary Welch
ARTS COMMITTEE: “The Films of Gerard Malanga.” This special
program consists of three avant-garde films: “Visions” (1976);
“April Diary” (1970); and an excerpt from “Four Stars” (1967). At
8 p.m. in Rudder Auditorium.
BASKETBALL: The women host the University of Texas at 5:15
p.m. in G. Rollie White Coliseum.
BASKETBALL: The men host the University of Texas at 7:30 p.m.
in G. Rollie White Coliseum.
PLANT PATHOLOGY: Wanda Williams hold a seminar on “Texas
Root Rot of Cotton” at 4 p.m. in Room 112/113 of the Plant
Sciences Building.
AGGIE CINEMA: “The Count of Monte Cristo.” (1933) Robert
Donat stars in this Alexander Dumas tale of a young sailor who
escapes from a dungeon and discovers fabulous treasure and
fortune. At 8 p.m. in Room 201 of the MSC.
MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY SOCIETY: There will be a meeting at
7:30 p.m. in Room 137A of the MSC, featuring a program by
Christine Thompson, director of the Spohn School of Medical
AGGIE CINEMA: “The Edge.” (1977) This sports adventure film
explores the thrills of man’s most exotic sports, including skiing,
reef-diving, surfing, mountain climbing, hang-gliding, kayaking
and iceclimbing. At 8 p.m in Room 201 of the MSC.
BASKETBALL: The men play TCU in Fort Worth.
BASKETBALL: The women host Panola Junior College at 7 p.m.
in G. Rollie White Coliseum.
Dionne Warwick says:
“Get your blood
into circulation.
Call Red Cross now
for a blood donor