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November 12, 2002


Opening this week

  • "Half Past Dead" (PG-13) - A criminal mastermind tries to break into a high-security prison in an effort to make an inmate reveal the location of a fortune. Starring Morris Chestnut, Steven Seagal, Ja Rule, Kurupt and Nia Peeples.

  • "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets" (PG) - Young wizard Harry Potter and his friends Ron and Hermione face new challenges during their second year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry as they try to discover a dark force that is terrorizing the school. Daniel Radcliffe, Kenneth Branagh, John Cleese, Rupert Glint and Emma Watson star.

Career Day 2002

SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. - Shippensburg University's Department of Geography-Earth Science is sponsoring Career Day 2002 on Thursday, Nov. 14, in connection with National Geography Awareness Week.

The daylong Career Day 2002 includes formal presentations and informal sessions for those interested in careers in geography, earth science and environmental studies. Programs will be in Room 214 and the Career Development Center, both in the Cumberland Union Building.


Career Day 2002 will include morning presentations related to job opportunities in geographic information systems from 8 to 9:15 a.m. and economic development and environmental assessment from 9:30 to 10:45 a.m. Afternoon sessions from 12:30 to 3 p.m. will involve individual professionals meeting one-on-one with students to explain career and internship opportunities.

An evening presentation will be given by Brian Demnicki, environmental manager of Cadbury Schweppes, titled "Environmental Quality Assessment and the Industrial Location Process." The presentation will be in CUB 214 at 7:30 p.m.

The day's events are free and open to the public. For more information, call Dr. John Benhart, interim dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at 1-717-477-1151.

2002 Colonel's Way Award contest

Sponsored by KFC

Entry deadline is Tuesday, Dec. 31, by mail or online

Open to ages 13 and younger

Winners will be notified in January 2003.

Youth ages 13 and younger may submit an essay of 250 words or less about a senior age 50 or older who has made a positive impact on his/her life.

Essays will be judged on originality, clarity, language and presentation. Winners will be selected from each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia. Both the winning entrant and senior featured in the essay will receive a $200 cash prize and $25 in KFC gift checks. A grand prize winner from that group (both contest entrant and senior) will be awarded a $5,000 cash prize and $100 in KFC gift checks.

Contest rules are posted at or can be requested by mail by sending a self-addressed stamped envelope to: Colonel's Way Award Contest, c/o Edelman, 200 E. Randolph Drive, 63rd Floor, Chicago, Ill. 60601.

Essays may be submitted online or mailed to the address above. Entries must be submitted or postmarked by Dec. 31.

The Colonel's Way Award was established in 1995 in honor of KFC founder, Colonel Harland Sanders, who opened his first restaurant at the age of 62, and dedicated much of his later years to volunteering on behalf of children.

- Compiled by Jean Baraclough, editorial assistant

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