Hispanic Heritage Month continues with a breakfast to allow students to interact and network with Hispanic faculty, administrators and staff. The event will be in the James W. McLamore Dining Room from 8:30 to 10 a.m. RSVP to 305-284-2855.
Join the staff at the Wellness Suite for a free Meditation class with the topic of “Mind, Body, and Spirit.” The class will be held in the Wellness Center classrooms from 7 to 9 p.m. For more information or to reregister, call the Wellness Suite at 305-284-5433.
WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 24
Hispanic Heritage Month presents Professor Ilan Stavans of Amherst College. Dr. Stavans will host two lectures:
“Are Graduate Students Failing Latino Students?” from 12 to 1:30 p.m. at Miller Center.
“Jews and Latinos: An Unlikely Partnership?” from 8 to 10 p.m. at Miller Center.
CAC presents Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle at 8 p.m. in Cosford Cinema.
THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 25
Council for Democracy presents “Choose Your Party.” The Florida chairmen from the Democratic, Republican, Libertarian and Green parties will be speaking at the Rat about the platforms. The event begins at 5 p.m. For more information, visit www.councilfordemocracy.org.
The 2003 Career Expo will be in the Wellness Center from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Representatives from a variety of companies and organizations will be on campus to share employment and internship opportunities with you. For a list of the companies attending, visit www.miami.edu/careerexpo.
Patio Jams continues with Emily Easterly on the UC Patio from 12 to 1:30 p.m.
Catch some live music at the Rat from 7 to 10 p.m. as part of Thirsty Thursday.
FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 26
Belly Bust presents a night of high-octane laughs fueled by the renowned Mexican-American comedian Juan Villareal from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Rat.
Applications for Homecoming 2003: Hurricanes Help the Hometown Site Leader are due in the Volunteer Services Center (UC 240). Make sure to sign up for an interview time when you turn in your completed application. For more information, call 305-284-GIVE.
Canes Night Live presents Casino Night with tables set up all night, a movie and a DJ.
Festival Miami presents Festival Brazil Part II with Claudia Villela at Gusman Concert Hall at 8 p.m. Tickets are $15 for adults and only $8 for students. For more information, contact 305-284-4940.
SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 28
Oceana holds their kick-off meeting at 7 p.m. in the International Lounge of the UC. For more information visit www.oceana.org.
WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 1
Join Hispanic Heritage Month for Latino 101, a discussion on issues pertaining to Latinos, at Eaton Residential College from 7 to 9 p.m. Refreshments will be served.
TUESDAY OCTOBER 7
Hispanic Heritage Month presents Chasing Papi at Cosford Cinema at 8 p.m.
THURSDAY OCTOBER 9
La Casa Cultural, Theater Arts, African American and Latin American Studies and the Foreign Literature and Language Department present Dominicanish by Josefina Baez, an Afro-Dominican performance artist, at Pearson Residential College at 8 p.m.
SATURDAY OCTOBER 11
Join the Hispanic Heritage Month Committee and friends in a night of live music by Tito Puente Jr. and his 15 piece orchestra at Omni Colonnade Hotel from 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. Dinner will be provided. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. with dinner being served at 8 p.m. For more information, contact MSA at 305-284-2855.
MONDAY OCTOBER 13
Hispanic Heritage Month continues with a presentation from Dr. Jessica Damian tiled “Hispanic Community, Making a Difference” in the UC Ballrooms from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Refreshments will be served.
WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 15
Don’t miss Hispanic Heritage Month closing ceremonies on the UC Patio from 12 to 2 p.m.
The National Society of Collegiate Scholars induction ceremony will take place at 7:30 p.m. in the Storer Auditorium. The keynote speaker will be Jeanne Batridge.