July 17, 2000



Opening this week

"Loser" (NR) - Campus outcasts Jason Biggs and Mena Suvari form a mutual admiration society to survive the taunts and hazing of fellow students. Amy Heckerling wrote and directed what insiders are calling the summer's can't-miss teen comedy.

"What Lies Beneath" (PG-13) - A college professor gets entangled in a murder mystery when the ghost of a murdered student appears to her for help. Starring Harrison Ford, Michelle Pfeiffer, Amber Valletta, James Remar and Katharine Towne.


Career Game

  • Saturday, July 22, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.
  • Learning Resource Center, room 108

    Hagerstown Community College

    11400 Robinwood Drive


This free workshop surveys prospective students' likes and dislikes to determine the careers suited to them. Students play a game that provides a list of career choices.


To register, call 301-766-4HCC.

Cheerleader camp

  • Monday, July 31, to Friday, Aug. 4, 9 a.m. to noon
  • North Middle School

    Martinsburg, W.Va.

  • Cost is $60

Martinsburg-Berkeley County Parks and Recreation is sponsoring the 2000 Cheerleading Camp, which is open to grades 3 through 8. The camp is a warm-up for high school tryouts and the upcoming midget football league. It will feature dance routines, cheer gymnastics, jumps and correct arm position.

To register or for information, call 1-304-264-4842.

Joe Diffie performance

  • Saturday, Oct. 28, 2 p.m.
  • The Maryland Theatre

    21 S. Potomac St.


Tickets cost $40 and are available starting Friday, July 28, by calling The Maryland Theatre ticket sales office at 301-790-2000. MasterCard, Visa, check card or cash are accepted; no checks.

Diffie recently released a new collection of songs, "A Night to Remember."

- Compiled by Jean Baraclough, editorial assistant

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