Blackburn College est. 1837 Weekly Electronic Newsletter April 10 Issue 12
Dorm Event Weekend Campus Calendar
This weekend is Dorm Event and • 7:00 Study Bucks Auction in Olin Saturday, April 18
each dorm has planned an event Lecture Hall 7:00pm Movie Night at Marvel
that is sure to be a lot of fun for Sunday, April 19
everyone. • Noon-4—Jones Powder-puff Tuesday, April 21
Friday, April 17th Football All day Earth Week
• 6 p.m.– North Washers Tourney
and Pig Roast Friday, April 24
• 6 p.m.-Graham Volleyball 7:00pm Siblings Weekend
• 8 p.m.– Jewell Block Party Bowling at Bowlero Lanes
Get Involved Today!
• 9 p.m.– Graham Horseshoes
Saturday, April 18th
• Noon-4 – North Football
• 4:30-6:30 & 8:30-Midnight -
Stoddard Block Party
Dealing with your
What is a "carbon footprint"? think provides a reasonably useful
It's a "measure of the impact our estimate. It is available at http://
activities have on the environment www.lowimpactliving.com. I found
and in particular climate change." ( it required only about 5 minutes to
www.carbonfootprint.com) It takes complete once I had assembled the
into account the tons of greenhouse information inputs.
gases (especially CO2) we produce What information do you and water runoff in gallons, trash
in our daily use of fossil fuels (coal, input to the calculator? Where thrown out, etc. Your data are then
oil, gas) for electricity, heating and you live, house type, age, size, and compared to a preprogrammed
transportation. No one can 100% no. of occupants; water and home regional average, thus providing
escape having a carbon footprint. heating/cooling fuel, age of furnace, a rough estimate of the extent to
Knowing your personal footprint, or insulation, % of fluorescent lighting, which your household adds to the
that of your family, can suggest the appliance ages, dishwasher emission of greenhouse gas and thus,
way(s) you add to global warming loads, no. of loads washing/drying global warming. It can only be a
and, thus, where conserving would clothes, % of recycling, lawn rough estimate because the calculator
make your greatest contribution to watering, vehicle miles driven and doesn't know such relevant data as,
protecting the environment. airplane flights. for instance, your home heating and
Global warming is now the The software program uses all cooling temperatures or your water
subject of such worldwide concern these data and produces its setting, Still, this calculator uses
that numerous free online carbon calculated result within a few many more data points than most,
calculators are available to quickly seconds. It will show the pounds/ and thus helps provide a sense of
help the user learn his or her tons of carbon dioxide (greenhouse whether there may be much you or
carbon footprint. I checked several gas) emitted over the period of your family can do to live in more
recently and found one that I time the user specifies, wastewater environmentally friendly ways.
Spring ‘09 Finals Schedule Books that Work Needs You
If your class meets on… Your final is on this day… At this time… Design must fit within
Monday @ 8:00 a.m. Monday, May 4 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. the poster.
Monday @ 9:00 a.m. Friday, May 1 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Poster must raise
Monday @ 10:00 a.m. Saturday, May 2 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. themes relevant to this
Monday @ 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, May 5 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. summers book, The
Monday @ 12:30 p.m. Monday, May 4 3:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.
Glass Castle by Jeanette
Monday @ 1:30 p.m. Saturday, May 2 10:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Monday @ 2:30 p.m. Monday, May 4 10:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
castles of various kinds,
Tuesday @ 8:00 a.m. Friday, May 1 10:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Tuesday @ 9:30 a.m. Friday, May 1 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Tuesday @ 11:00 a.m. Saturday, May 2 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. and/or social justice.).
Tuesday @ 12:30 p.m. Monday, May 4 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Tuesday @ 2:00 p.m. Friday, May 1 3:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.
ANY OTHER TIME NOT
LISTED ABOVE ** Saturday, May 2 3:15 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.
ɶ All exams are scheduled for the regular classroom The winning designer will be awarded
ɶ Grades for classes in which no finals are given are due by 12:00 $100.00, and have their design featured
NOON on Friday, May 1. on posters, T-shirts, and on the cover
ɶ Any changes to this schedule must be approved by the Provost. of a study guide to be distributed to all
ɶ Classes which do not have their first class of the week at one of the new incoming students. Submissions
times listed above are scheduled for Saturday, May 2 FROM must be made to Naomi Crummey no
3:15 P.M.-5:15 P.M. later than Noon on Wednesday, April
22 either electronically (at ncrum@
blackburn.edu) or via campus mail.
Chaplain’s Corner By Bob Taylor
A young woman who was “instant results” society that we do
preparing dinner for several guests not know how to wait? Academic
was feeling a little inadequate in the achievements don’t come instantly.
kitchen so she picked up the phone They require work, effort, time and
and called the local newspaper and energy. Athletic success on the field
asked for the food editor. When or court takes physical conditioning,
the editor came on the line, the practicing your skills, and analyzing
woman said, “I’m preparing dinner game plans. Musicians and artists
for guests. I’ve bought a nine pound don’t become stars overnight. They
turkey and want to know how long practice long and hard practice
to cook it in the microwave. Please to perfect their talents. Good
tell me how long to cook it?” relationships don’t come instantly.
“Just a minute,” said the editor as They also require a lot of time and
she turned to check her references a lot of work. Even faith takes time,
never hearing the woman say. “Oh work, and energy. We need to study, isn’t always better. Anyone can be
thank you so much. You’ve been a learn, grow and listen to God for our mediocre. I challenge to take the
big help!” She was in such a hurry faith to be real and strong. time and put in the energy that
she didn’t get the right answer. She You and I may live in an “instant allows you to move past mediocrity
didn’t take time to get it right. results” society but we don’t have and strive for excellence in all that
Are we so conditioned by our to buy into it. Faster and easier you do.
Oatmeal, Breakfast Sandwich, Athletic Schedule
Omelets/Eggs to Order
Chicken Lo Mein, Made to Order April 19 vs.
Friday, April 17 Deli, Hummus w/ Jalapeno, Lean University of Dallas 1:00 PM
Breakfast: Beef Wrap w/ Garlic Aioli, Vegan April 22 vs.
Bacon , Hash Browns Boiled Eggs, Thai Noodles, Green Beans, Country MacMurray College 3:00 PM
Cream of Wheat,Fresh Fruit, Waffles, Blend, Beef or Chicken Quesadillas April 23 @
Breakfast Sandwich, Omelet/Eggs to Dinner: MacMurray College ** 2:00 PM
Order Roast Herb Chicken, Buttered Noodles,
Lunch: Manicotti, Peas & Carrots, Cauliflower, Softball
Pesto Chicken w/ Angel Hair Pasta, Muffalata, Fried Okra April 18 @
Made to Order Deli, Hummus,
IL Wesleyan vs.
Lemon Pepper Cod, Roasted Tuesday, April 21 Anderson University 3:00 PM
Portobello Wrap w/ Spicy Ranch,
Breakfast: April 18 @
Carrots, Garden Blend, Reuben,
French Toast, Sausage Patties, Breakfast IL Wesleyan vs.
Seasoned Potato Wedges
Potatoes, Boiled Eggs, Pastries, Waffles, Hope College 5:00 PM
Dinner: Fresh Fruit & Yogurt Display, Breakfast
Spare Ribs, Bratwurst, Roasted April 22 vs.
Sandwich, Eggs to Order Maryville University 5:00 PM
Redskins, Herb Crusted Fish, Stuffed
Zucchini, Seasoned Green Beans,
Bowtie Pasta Alfredo, Pizza Bar, Made Tennis
to Order Deli, Hummus, Madras April 18 @
Potatoes, Bahama Blend, Baby Carrots,
Saturday, April 18 Principia vs.
Greek Chicken Pita
Brunch: Maryville 12:00 PM
Cajun Egg Casserole, Sausage Patties, April 18 @
Pasta Bake, Baked Tilapia w/ Chipotle,
French Toast Sticks, Biscuits, Gravy, Principia College 3:00 PM
Mushroom Risotto, Grilled Mixed
Scrambled Eggs, Fajita Wrap
Vegetables, Normandy Blend, Grilled
Turkey & Swiss, Sweet Potato Fries
Pepper Steak w/ Brown Rice, Stuffed
Portabella w/ Spinach, Roasted
Tomatoes w/ Balsamic Vinagerette, Wednesday, April 22
Broccoli w/ Cheese, Grilled Breakfast:
Zucchini, Cuban Sandwich, Fried Turkey Bacon, Hash Browns, Boiled
Whole Potatoes Eggs, Grits, Pastries, Waffles, Fresh
Fruit, Breakfast Sandwich, Omelets/
Eggs to Order
Sunday, April 19
Sesame Beef w/ Asian Noodles,
French Toast Bar, Ham, Fried Potatoes
Made to Order Deli, Hummus w/
w/ Onion, Biscuits, Sausage Gravy,
Sundried Tomato, Made to Order
Sausage Quiche, Assorted Pastries,
Salad, Creamed Spinach, Corn, Bacon
Scrambled Eggs, Fried Chicken, Corn
Tater Tot Casserole, Miso Chicken,
Sweet & Sour Pork, Rice, Burrito Bar,
Vegetable Korma w/ Rice, Mixed The Communiqué is published weekly,
Tortellini Sauté, California Blend, Peas and distributed on Friday. The deadline
Vegetables, Winter Blend, Philly Steak
& Pearl onions, Grilled Cheese, Shoe for submission is noon on Wednesday.
Sandwiches, Wedge potatoes Articles may be delivered to Public
Relations, Butler, room 25 or e-mailed
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Eggs, Pastries, Fresh Fruit, Waffles, ANY copy submitted for publication.