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 to 1 p.m. Call 305-243-3209 to RSVP.

UM students can attend the Ring’s production of Violet free of charge 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. Students are encouraged to 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 .

SABOR presents Puerto Rican week with Dinner and A Movie in Hecht at 7 p.m. Don’t miss the movie Almost a Woman and authentic Puerto Rican Cuisine.

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 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.
Don’t miss Fiesta Patronales with live music, dancing, food and more as part of SABOR’s Puerto Rican week from 12 to 2 p.m. on the UC Patio.

Hillel presents guest lecturer Amy Kronish who will discuss contemporary trends in Israeli cinema by looking at the issues and developments over the past 15 years, including the relationship between Arabs and Jews and issues of gender and human dilemmas. The presentation begins at 7:30 p.m. at the Center for Contemporary Judaic Studies in the Merrick Building. Refreshments will be served. For more information, contact Hillel at 305-663-6948.


Myra and Company is returning to campus to cut and style for Locks of Love. Remember, in order to donate, you must have at least 6 inches cut. However, you do get a free haircut by a very elite and expensive salon, a free t-shirt, entry into a raffle for one of two massages from the Wellness Center and the knowledge that your hair is going to a good cause. If you want to participate stop by the Rock or inside the UC on the first floor (depending on the weather). To sign up either visit the event or sign up online at

Cigarette Trade-In Day takes place 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.

Be sure not to miss hearing Janet Reno, Dr. Michael Gaines, Dr. Bonnie Levin and Professor Catherine Arcabacio discuss Biology in the Courtroom at 6:30 p.m. in Cox Auditorium Room 126.

SABOR presents their second annual Despierta Boricua in Pearson Residential College classrooms at 7 p.m. This open forum discussing the political status of the island will feature prizes and Puerto Rican Cuisine.

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 for 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.


CAC presents Bad Boys 2 at 8 and 10:30 p.m. at Cosford Cinema.

November 18, 2003


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