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Are you a commuter student interested in a free lunch? If you want to save some money, eat a good meal and spend time with other commuter students, then the Commuter Student Luncheon is right for you! The first Commuter Student Luncheon will be from 12 to 1p.m. in the Lewis Room at the Rat. For more information, contact Dana Ponsky at 305-284-5646.

WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 1
The Counseling Center and Multicultural Student Affairs will be hosting an Open House in the Student Services Building 21. Enjoy free food and enter to win prizes at the raffle.

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.

FRIDAY OCTOBER 3
Dress in white and attend Safespace Foundation’s second annual Domestic Violence Awareness March at 12 p.m. at Bayfront Park. This march, in memory of Gladys Ricart and all victims of domestic violence, seeks to raise awareness about domestic violence. Speakers include Alex Penelas, mayor of Miami-Dade County, and Manny Diaz, mayor of the City of Miami, among others. Miami-Dade Transit is offering free rides to Bayfront Park on Metro-Rail and Metro Mover from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. to people wearing white.

Do you think you are hip enough to handle Urban Freaky Friday? Then head to the Rat at 4 p.m. to flex your MC skills at the Freestyle Battle. The top two finalists will battle it out at the Hurricane Howl 2003 Fall Concert. Performances include KAOS and a special guest act.

SATURDAY OCTOBER 4
LINK will be working with Habitat for Humanity to build homes for people in need in the community as a part of National Gandhi Day of Service. If you are interested in participating, meet at the Rock at 8 a.m. Please wear sneakers and pants, and if you have a hammer please bring it along as well. Come have fun building a house while helping out a great cause.

TUESDAY OCTOBER 7
Hispanic Heritage Month presents Chasing Papi at Cosford Cinema at 8 p.m.

THURSDAY OCTOBER 9
Got questions about depression? Come to the breezeway from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and get a depression screening. For more information, contact the Counseling Center at 305-284-5511.

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 titled “Hispanic Community: Making a Difference,” in the UC Ballrooms from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Refreshments will be served.

TUESDAY OCTOBER 14
The Adobe Education Video Tour will be in the Cosford Cinema from 12 to 2 p.m. This is a great opportunity for student filmmakers, videographers, DVD authors and Web designers to see product demos of Adobe’s new video production tools. Come to the free presentation to win Adobe software, an HP digital camera or a complete HP. Register today online at: www.adobe.com/education/video or call 877-303-9422.

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 will hold its induction ceremony at 7:30 p.m. in the Storer Auditorium. The keynote speaker will be Jeanne Batridge.

September 30, 2003

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