Posted on Oct 24, 1997

Wendy Cross of Malta came for her admissions interview on Tuesday
with more than a smile.

She had a cake and on it she had written the inscription that appears
over the Kappa Alpha gate at the south entrance of Jackson's Garden:

“Climb high, Climb far; Your goal the sky, Your aim the star”

The prospective student has a small baking business, explained Dan
Lundquist, vice president of admissions and financial aid, who had cited the inscription
in a letter to prospective students earlier this year.

“I was impressed that someone actually read the letter, thought
about it and was moved to bake a cake,” he said. “I can tell that we're
really arriving.”


Anton Chekhov's The Seagull opens in the Yulman
Theater on Wednesday, Oct. 29, at 8 p.m.

The production will also run Oct. 30, 31, Nov. 1, 5-8, all at 8 p.m.

Directed by Prof. Sara Chazen, the new adaptation of Chekhov's
classic is a drama of unrequited love, about theater, art and nature. When Chekhov wrote
the play, he was preoccupied with the meaning of art and the function of the aspiring

Scene design is by Charles Steckler. Lighting design is by John Miller.
Costume design is by Lynda Salsbury.

For more information, call the Yulman Theater Box Office at ext. 6545.


The President and Trustees are hosting a celebration of the
successful conclusion of the Bicentennial Campaign on Friday, Oct. 24, at 9 p.m. in the
Reamer Campus Center. Members of the Union community are invited to celebrate the effort
that brought $151 million in donations to the College.


Union College Health Services is offering a flu vaccine clinic on
Wednesday, Nov. 12, from 3 to 5 p.m. in Hale House. Fee for the vaccine is $10. No
appointment is necessary.