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What's up on campus

By Times staff writer

© St. Petersburg Times, published February 11, 2001


University of South Florida

4202 E Fowler Ave.

Tampa

(813) 974-2000

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Black Emphasis Month events continue at USF in Tampa with a Worship Service from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. today at Bible-Based Fellowship Church of Temple Terrace, 8718 N 46th St.; the Miss Black and Gold Pageant at 7 p.m. today in the Special Events Center; and the 31st Annual Ms. Uhuru Pageant at 7 p.m. Saturday, also in the Special Events Center. The Ms. Uhuru Pageant is free for students and $5 for the public.

University of South Florida

140 Seventh Ave. S,

St. Petersburg

553-3458

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Kirk Kickingbird, American Indian author and professor, will speak on Florida: A Native-American Perspective at 6 p.m. Monday in the Campus Activities Center. Kickingbird will talk about sovereignty on Florida's reservations, gaming issues and the law, and will answer questions following the lecture. This is part of "Ethical Issues in Florida's Future," a lecture series exploring issues confronting Florida in the 21st century.

Eckerd College

4200 54th Ave. S

St. Petersburg

864-8297

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In preparation for the seventh annual Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl, the Eckerd College Ethics Bowl team will meet the St. Petersburg Junior College team in a practice match at 7 p.m. Wednesday in Lewis House. The Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl is a moderated competition in which teams are given ethical cases and are judged on their ability to take a position and defend it. John Biesinger, vice president of Trust and Administration at Sun Trust Bank, will moderate. Judges will be Stephen Ritch, director of student affairs at USF St. Petersburg; Robyn Blumner, St. Petersburg Times editorial writer and columnist; and Robert Steele, assistant dean and director of ethics at the Poynter Institute. This is part of the Academy of Senior Professionals' "America's Global Challenges, Choices, and Dilemmas" series.

- Area universities and colleges offer educational lectures and programs open to the public. The Times lists these events in an occasional column. All events are free unless otherwise indicated. Send information at least two weeks in advance to Catherine Cushing, the Times, P.O. Box 1121, St. Petersburg, FL 33731.

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