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New Mexico State University events, Feb. 3-12

NMSU MUSIC CENTER TO HOST PERFORMANCES


illa Valley Concert Band, conducted by Ken Van Winkle, will perform at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 5, in New Mexico State University's Music Center Recital Hall.
There will be a symphonic winds concert at 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11, and the American Southwest Honor Band Concerts will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 12.

For more information call (505) 646-1420.


NMSU TO HOST BLACK HISTORY MONTH EVENTS
The Buffalo Soldiers Society of New Mexico will give the presentation "Buffalo Soldiers: Military Heroes of the Southwest" at 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 5, in New Mexico State University's Corbett Center Room 210. The presentation will teach how the Buffalo Soldiers, black members of the U.S. Army from 1866 to 1900, overcame great hardships as they served their nation with honor and distinction.

Black students at NMSU will be honored for their outstanding academic achievement during the Clara Belle Williams Award Ceremony at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 12, in the Corbett Center Auditorium. Williams was the first black graduate of NMSU.

Following the awards ceremony will be the opening of the exhibit "Our Sisters' Voices: From Africa to the Americas" at 4 p.m. in the Corbett Center Gallery. The exhibit will showcase posters honoring and celebrating contemporary women from Africa and the American Diaspora.

For more information call Black Programs at (505) 646-4208.


NMSU CELEBRATES SEXUALITY EDUCATION DAY FEB. 8
New Mexico State University will celebrate Sexuality Education Day with a two-hour workshop and various activities on the NMSU campus.

The workshop, "Sex is Not a Four-Letter Word," will be given by Dr. Frank Zamora and will encourage groups of all orientations to consider sex in a new way.

There also will be tables set up across the NMSU campus offering free contraceptives, anonymous HIV tests and safe-sex education.

The events are sponsored by NMSU organizations, including the Stonewall Coalition, Feminists Reinventing Equality Everywhere and the Wellness, Alcohol and Violence Education program. For more information, visit www.stonewallnmsu.com or email contact@stonewallnmsu.com.

Natisha Hales
Jan. 30, 2006