Check out the 2003 Homecoming Parade, Pep Rally, Boat Burning and Fireworks! The festivities begin at 7 p.m. Stanford Drive is the best place to see the parade and then head over to the University Center patio for the rest of the night’s events.


Interested in research? Want to learn more about what research other undergrads are doing? Come to the Undergraduate Conference for Research in Psychology from 12 to 2:30 p.m. Check out oral and poster presentations on cutting-edge research in psychology by your fellow undergrads. Free food will be provided. For more information or to RSVP, contact Jose Rodriguez at 305-284-3303.


FUNDAY Group Leader Applications are due in the Volunteer Services Center (UC 240) by 5 p.m. Group Leaders are responsible for facilitating a group of student volunteers and special citizens through a fun-filled day of events. FUNDAY 2004 will be Saturday, Feb. 21, 2004. Be sure to apply for this exciting volunteer opportunity. For more information, contact

Be sure to pick up your free Quit Kit at the Wellness Suite between 8:30 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. as part of The Great American Smokeout.

Homecoming concludes with Closing Ceremonies at 12 p.m. on the Rock.


Adopt a smoker and attend the Quit Cold Turkey Luncheon for The Great America Smokeout. Just “adopt” a smoker and attend a free turkey luncheon in the Wellness Center classrooms from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Call 305-243-3209 to RSVP.

UM students can attend the Ring’s Violet production free of charge on at 8 p.m. Violet is a toe-tapping musical journey of hope and healing told through the story of a severely disfigured young woman who travels by bus across the South in 1964 to be healed by a TV evangelist. This contemporary score is rich with gospel, rock, country and rhythm and blues. The production is directed by Michael McElroy, who received a Drama Desk nomination for his performance in the original New York production of Violet. Arrive by 7:30 p.m., and don’t forget your ‘Cane Cards! For more information, call the box office at 305-284-3355 or log on to .

The Wesley Foundation invites you to attend Successful Interviewing and Resume Techniques at 8 p.m. Chad Naylor, regional recruiting supervisor for Enterprise Rent-a-Car, will present the forum. Refreshments will be served.

CAC presents a Sneak Peek of Gothika at 9 p.m. at Cosford Cinema.


The Great American Smokeout continues with Cigarette Trade-In Evening at the Wellness Center Atrium from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Trade your cigarettes for a UM visor.

CAC presents Pirates of the Caribbean at 8 and 10:30 p.m. at Cosford Cinema.


It’s Cigarette Trade-In Day in the UC Breezeway from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Trade your cigarettes for a UM visor.

HP presents Patio Jams with One Drop from 12 to 1:30 p.m. on the UC Patio.

Don’t miss Thirsty Thursday at the Rat from 7 to 10 p.m.

The UM Society of Composers and the Society of Composers National Student Conference present a concert at 8 p.m. in Clarke Hall.


There are many poetry slams on this campus, but Afrocentria is the only performance slam where everyone is welcome to share all talents, in all languages, from all over the world with no anxiety. It is the only place to find food, performances and a local band that performed at this year’s World Series, all for free. Don’t miss it at 7:45 p.m. on the UC Rock. For more info visit

Don’t miss the UM Society of Composers and the Society of Composers National Student Conference concert at 2 p.m. in Gusman Hall and at 8 p.m. in Clarke Hall.

Hurricane Productions presents Belly Bust hosted by Lav Luv and headlined by Finesse at 7 p.m. at the Rat.


The ‘Canes Chess Club invites you to participate in a chess tournament in the I-Lounge at 12:30 p.m. Entrance fee is free from members and $6 for non-members. Win cash prizes! For more information, contact

UM Society of Composers and the Society of Composers National Student Conference present two more concerts at 2 p.m. in Clarke Hall and at 8 p.m. in Gusman Hall.

November 14, 2003


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