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MSC BLACK AWARENESS COMMlTTEE.The Afri
can American Drama Company of California’s produc
tion of “Can I Speak For You Brother?” will be presented
Tuesday at 8 n.m. in Rudder Forum. Admission is $2 per
student and $8 for non-student.
MICROBIOLOGY SOCIETY:The Texas ASM Conven-
, tion will be discussed at the first spring meeting Tuesday
at 7:30 p.m. in 113 BSBE. Anyone interested is welcome.
MSC ALL-NITE FAIR — ALL PARTICIPATING
ORGANIZATIONS: A mandatory organizational
meeting for all groups participating in the MSC All-nite
Fair will be held at 7 p.m. in 308 Rudder.
AMNESTY INTERNATION AL:The first club meeting
will be held at 8:30 p.m. in 604-AB Rudder. Students
interested in promoting student awareness of individual
rights ate invited.
TAMU ONE-WHEELERS:Semester plans will be discus
sed and dues will be collected at 5:30 p.m. at the Grove.
Beginners are welcome.
STUDENT ’Y' — FISH CAMP ’83:Applications for
counselor are available today at the Student ’Y’s’ secret
ary’s desk, 21b MSC. Deadline for applications is 5 p.m.,
UNIVERSITY LUTHERAN C H APEL: A bible class on
the Book of Ephesians is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. at the
University Lutheran Chapel, 315 N. College Main in
PHI SIGMA - HONORARY GRADUATE BIOLO
GY SOCIE’l Y:Dr. Chuck Giammona will speak on
“Strategic Petroleum Reserves -or- How to put Oil back in
the Ground,” at 7:30 p.m. in 221 Civil Engineering
PHI THETA KAPPA ALUMNI ASSOCIA ITON-
:Plans for club social scheduled for Feb. 11 will be discus
sed at 7 p.m. in 104-B Zachry. Fellow PTK members are
welcome to join.
BETWEEN FHE LINES.A FREE performance of
‘Voices' an oral interpretive group performance, will be
presented at 7:30 p.m. in Rudder Forum.
AGGIE ALLEMANDE.RS:A free introductory class will
be held from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. in 22b MSC. Regular club
dancing will be from 9 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Learn to square
dance, the official folk dance of America, and join Aggie
AUemanders for the semester.
AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING CHRISTIAN
FELLOWSHIP GROUP:Prayer will be discussed from
7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in 214 Scoates Hall.
CLASS OF ’85:Run for the Roses, the sophomore class
ball, is scheduled for Friday from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. at the
MSC Ballroom, second floor MSC. Tickets will be sold in
the MSC and Rudder Box Office now until F’riday. The
Debonaires will play.
POLITICAL FORUM :Sign up now for the annual trip to
Washington D.C. A $200 deposit is due by Feb. 9. For
more information, call 845-1515.
A&M RUGBY CLUB:Practice and training is held every
Monday through Thursday at 5 p m. on the Main Drill
MSC VARIETY SHOW Applications to perform in the
1983 MSC Variety Show are available now at the secret
ary’s isle in 21b MSC. Deadline for applications is 5 p.m.,
Friday. Auditions will be Feb. 22 ant
TAMU SAILING TEAM:A meeting will be held at 7 p.m.
in 109 MLS (Trigon).
MSC VIDEO COMMITTEE:The first general meeting
of the year is scheduled for 8 p.m. in 350-A MSC.
MSC OUTDOOR RECREATION:Semester events will
be discussed and a slide show will be presented at 7 p.m. in
AMERICAN SOCIETY OF SAFETY ENGINEERS
(ASSE):A meeting will be held at 7:30 p.m. in 342
ECONOMICS SOCIETY:Spring semester activities will
be discussed at 7 p.m. in 308 Rudder. New members
(regardless of major) are invited to attend.
Smokes and drinks
may be bad mix
United Press International
CLEVELAND — Cigarette
smokers who become chronic
drinkers may increase their
chances of developing throat
and nose cancer, said a Case
Western Reserve University re
C. David McCoy, an assistant
professor of epidemiology at
CWRU’s School of Medicine,
said Friday his findings indicate
a strong correlation between
heavy consumption of alcoholic
beverages in smokers and an in
crease in cancers in the trachea
and nasal cavities.
Data as early as the 1950s in
dicates people who had head
and neck cancers tended to be
heavy tobacco and alcohol users,
“Since that time, studies, in
cluding our own, indicate there
is a slight increase of cancer of
the larynx in smokers who are
non-drinkers,” McCoy said.
“However, the same rate of
smoking in conjunction with
alcohol consumption dramatic
ally enhances the risk.
“The same trend is found
with oral-cavity and esophageal
He emphasized the increase is
not as dramatic in smokers who
consume one or two drinks per
In the Case study, hamsters
were given injections of cancer-*
causing substances found in
tobacco and tobacco smoke. The
hamsters that also received etha^
nol showed a dramatic increase
in both tracheal and nasal-cavity
“From our studies in hams
ters, the increase due to alcohol
consumption is in the range of
40 to 70 percent,” he said.
ate for fu
^ bid fo
dioxin poisoning tests
United Press International
TIMES BEACH, Mo.— The
|tate of Missouri plans to offer
ee testing for people com
plaining of skin rashes, the first
|ign of dioxin poisoning.
I “We’ve had a lot of interest
Jxom people who call up and say,
‘1 have this rash’ or I once had
tins rash,”’ said Dave Forney of
.the Centers for Disease Control
I “This is based upon the fact
that about the only symptom
when first exposed to dioxin is
fprloracne (a severe skin rash),”
I The free testing will be con-
Bucted in Kirkwood, Mo., in
I The CDC recommended in
JPecember that Times Beach-
lo. be evacuated after soil test
ing showed high levels of dioxin
I Most of the 2,40,0 residents of
■imes Beach have stayed away
*;since the recommendation was
jnade, and a three-member de
legation went to Washington
®his week to seek a federal buy-
Sout pf homes and businesses.
The delegation included the
ngF Odd: j,Rev. Larry Rice, head of the
Jew Life Evangelistic Center, a
private relief agency in down-
Kown St. Louis; Times Beach
(Alderwoman Susan Johnson
i.i/w liand former Mayor Gary
They met with Lee M. Tho-
don’t want to overprom-
ise,” said Thomas, who heads
President Reagan’s task force
formed to look into the flooding
and dioxin contamination at
Thomas said money from a
hazardous waste “superfund”
eventually might be used to pay
for a temporary or permament
relocation of Times Beach resi
dents. But he said a “lot of steps”
had to be overcome before that
The fund is a pool of money
financed by a tax on chemical
stocks. The $16 billion fund is to
be used for cleanup of hazar
dous waste sites.
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