The UM Model United Nations Club wants students to choose a nation to represent in UM’s first-ever model UN conference. The preliminary deadline is today; after that, it’s first-come, first-served. Topics range from weapons of mass destruction to guerrilla warfare. Don’t miss out! Contact or call 786-246-4404.

Graduate School Week is upon us! Toppel is hosting a variety of programs on applying to graduate school, mastering your personal statement and careers in law, as well as a free practice Graduate Entry Exam. They will be giving away free prep courses courtesy of the Princeton Review and Kaplan. The Graduate School Fair is on today from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Lower Lounge of the UC. For details on the programs and attending schools, please check out the website at

The Phi Delta Theta Fraternity will be hosting a panel discussion on ethics in business and government featuring three prominent Miami area alumni. The forum will take place from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Storer Auditorium. Guest speakers include John Dasburg, current chairman of DHL Airways and former chairman/CEO of Burger King Corporation and Northwest Airlines; Chip Withers, the vice mayor of Coral Gables; and William Markham, a Broward County property appraiser. For more information, please contact Dr. Larry Baratta at

Stop by the Mahoney Pearson lobby for Progressive Parties at 7 p.m. as part of Alcohol Awareness Week.

The Wesley Foundation hosts a forum entitled Current Happenings on the Internet: Blogs, Bots and News Aggregators. The forum will take place at 7 p.m. in Wesley Center. Refreshments will be served.


WVUM and IMAX at Sunset Place present IMAX Fun 101. Don’t miss your chance to see Ghosts of the Abyss and SOS Planet for FREE. The event takes place from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. and features free admission, food and drink with your ‘Cane Card. For more information, contact 305-663-IMAX.

Bacchus and GAMMA present guest speaker Marcus Engel at 8 p.m. in the UC ballrooms.

C.A.C presents Finding Nemo at 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. at Cosford Cinema.

HP presents Patio Jams with the sounds of Barely Pink.

Stop by the breezeway from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. for pizza and mock-tails thanks to GAMMA and Bacchus.

The Men’s and Women’s Hurricane basketball teams would like to invite you to HURRICANE HOOPS DAY from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Convocation Center. During HURRICANE HOOPS DAY, you will have the opportunity to watch an open practice, select your seats for the upcoming season and get autographs from your favorite Hurricane basketball players. HURRICANE HOOPS DAY is free to the public, so bring your friends and family and come on out for an exciting, fun-filled afternoon with the Hurricane basketball teams. See you at the Convocation Center! For more information on HURRICANE HOOPS DAY or to purchase Hurricane season tickets, please call 305-284-CANES.


The Wellness Center is celebrating its eighth annual Wellness Expo “Healthy Haunted House.” Everyone is encouraged to attend in costume. Don’t miss the live music by Unison, dance demonstrations, pumpkin decorating contest and prizes for the best costume. For more information, contact 284-6524.


Don’t miss Speak Your Truth Campus Forum #1 from 8 to 10 p.m. in LC 110. This all-campus forum explores how racial and cultural stereotypes create division and obscure commonalities. Led by an all-campus student panel with special guests Mihoko Suzuki, Pat Saunders, Lillian Manzor, Steve Clark and Matt Ward.

Screaming Monkeys continues with “Who Are You?” a workshop on cultural identity and the creative spirit with UM artists Nick Carbo, M. Evelina Galand, Maureen Seaton and Jose F. Grave de Peralta. The event will take place from 1 to 3 p.m. and again at 4 p.m. in the Wesley Center.

Be sure to catch Speak Your Truth Campus Forum #2: “Do you see your story in American History?” The forum will be led by UM’s Asian American community with special guests Sanjeev Chatterjees, Sandra Oh and Helen Zia.

Find out How the Body Screams #1 from 8:45 p.m. to 10:45 p.m. in the Dance Movement Studio (Hecht 232). This dance workshop with choreographer and activist Pearl Ubungen is open to everyone regardless of experience.

Golden Key Honor Society will be having its induction ceremony at 6 p.m. in the Storer Auditorium. Potential members must have more than 60 credits and a GPA greater than 3.67. If you are interested in applying or would like more information, contact or visit


Join R. Zamora Linmark, M. Evelina Galang, Pearl Ubungen and Anida Yoeu Esguerra for a panel discussion titled Change the World with your Art from 10:30 a.m. to noon in the Wesley Center.

Screaming Monkeys presents Beyond the Scream: a panel discussion. Marlon Unas Esguerra, Sunaina Maira and Sandra Oh talk about how to process representations and misrepresentations of Asian America.

Don’t miss Spoken Words: A Performance Workshop with National Slam Poetry champ Marlon Unas Esguerra and Anida Yoeu Esguerra.

Screaming Monkeys presents its culmination, Screaming Monkeys: The Show, from 8 to 10 p.m. in Storer Auditorium. The event will feature open mic, readings and performances by Screaming Monkey editors, contributors and members of the UM community.


C.O.S.O presents Spirit of UM: Showing Love for your Alma Mater at 1 p.m. in UC 211.

October 21, 2003


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