Baylor To Host The Sixth Annual Latin Day

Feb. 24, 2009

by Lillyan Baker, student newswriter, (254) 710-6805

Baylor University's Classics department will host Latin Day to increase awareness and appreciation for the Latin language and Roman culture from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 27, at the Marrs McLean Science building on the Baylor campus.

The day's events will include a costume contest based on Roman characters, a verb parsing bee, and a Roman version of "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire," a quiz competition with classics-themed questions and scenes from Plautus' comedy "Mostellaria."

The top three students in the Roman costume contest will receive a book or a gift certificate from Barnes and Noble.

All students and teachers who come to Latin Day receive a commemorative t-shirt and free lunch in Baylor's campus dining centers.

For more information on Latin Day, contact John Thorburn at (254) 710-1399.

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