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Crush in U.C. Breezeway
UM joins schools nationwide to raise money for CancerCare for Kids as the Greek women of Panhellenic host the “I’ve Got A Crush on You” philanthropic event from Feb. 9- Feb. 13 in the UC Breezeway. Students can join this fundraiser by sending a $1 “Crush” [a can of Orange Crush soda]on Valentine’s Day to their crushes or friends. You can also send an anonymous “Crush” for $5. Stop by the Panhellenic table in the UC Breezeway. Recipients of “Crushes” can return to the Breezeway table and pay $2 to learn who sent them their surprise.

C.O.S.O. registration ends
The last day for NEW student organizations to register with COSO is Feb. 27. For more information, contact COSO, located in UC 209, at 305-284-6399 or visit www.miami.edu/COSO.

Hockey club on campus
There’s a new club on campus! Join the Field Hockey Club and help promote awareness, good sportsmanship, and teamwork. The objectives of the Field Hockey Club are to educate students about the sport and history of field hockey, develop skills, and maintain physical fitness through its practices and friendly competition. Practices are every Tuesday and Friday, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Yaron Athletic Fields. Practices and scrimmages are open to all levels. For more information, contact Kristen Goodrich at 305-689-4199.

FunDay sign-ups begin
Fun Day is a day for UM students to volunteer with a special citizen from the Miami area. Activities include mystery theatre, arts and crafts, music therapy, a barbeque, and events on the commencement field. It was created by Dr. Foote over 20 years ago and is a long-standing UM tradition. Fun Day takes place on Saturday, February 21, 2004 at 9 a.m. Buddy sign-ups take place in the breezeway from January 22- February 17. For more information, contact the Volunteer Services Center, located in UC 240, at 305-284-4483.

Spring Career Expo 2004 is scheduled to take place in the Wellness Center on Wednesday, February 18, 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. Information can be found on the Career Expo website. Be one of the first students to network with employers by volunteering during Expo! We need volunteers to help us with a variety of tasks between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. If you’re interested, please email us with your available times at careerexpo@miami.edu. If you have not updated your resume or have not uploaded it onto CaneTRAK you should do it now! Stop by the Toppel Career Center, Monday – Thursday, 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. to have someone critique it for you. No appointment is necessary!

Meet the candidates and Referanda Sponsors of this year’s Student Government Elections on the UC Patio on February 19 from 11:30 a.m.- 1:30 p.m. The vice-presidential debate is on February 17th at the Rat at 7 p.m. and the presidential debate will be held on February 18 at the Rat at 7 p.m.

Interested in being involved with the Hispanic heritage Month 2004? Advisor Ms. Nanette Vega, Assistant Director of Multicultural Student Affairs [MSA], is currently accepting applications for the executive board. For more information, please contact MSA at 305-284-2855 or at nvega@miami.edu. Don’t miss out on this great opportunity to learn more about the Hispanic culture.

The Ibis is still looking for candidates for “Senior Spotlight”, features on outstanding seniors in the 2004 yearbook. In order to nominate or apply, pass by the Ibis office, UC 229, and pick up a form. To apply, you must be a full time UM student with a GPA of 2.5. Forms are due in the office by Feb. 13.

Start getting your team together for another exciting round of intramural sports. Entries are now being accepted at the Wellness Center for basketball, arena football, flag football, and kickball. If you don’t have a team, then sign up on the free agent roster. To find out more about the intramural program, call Jason Carroll at 305-284-8518.

Registration is now taking place for the spring semester instructional classes at the Wellness Center. These classes are open to members and non-members so tell your friends, family, and fellow students! Instruction varies from dance classes to martial arts. You must register in person. For more information, call the Wellness Center at 305-284-5433.

In response to requests from students and faculty, the Richter Library will stay open until 10 p.m. on Saturdays during the Spring Semester. Throughout the semester, use will be analyzed to determine whether Saturday hours need to be expanded on a permanent basis. For information about hours over breaks and at other University of Miami Libraries, please see www.library.miami.edu

The Ibis yearbook is in need of writers. The theme of the book this year is school spirit, and they want to include as many voices and reactions as possible in the book. The Ibis covers anything and everything that takes place on campus, and even things off campus, like summer blockbusters, or the World Series. Everyone is encouraged to submit their stories, even if they think it’s not something that would be included. The stories are usually 250 through 300 words, but it is also okay if the articles are more, as that is something that can be worked with. There are plenty of assignments that need to be covered, and stories that are printed in the yearbook are considered published work, so it looks great on resumes! The Ibis yearbook wins awards every year, why not be a part of it? All quotes and stories can be sent to ibiswriter@hotmail.com or dropped off at the yearbook office in the UC 229. Include your name, year, and an e-mail address.Crush in U.C. Breezeway
UM joins schools nationwide to raise money for CancerCare for Kids as the Greek women of Panhellenic host the “I’ve Got A Crush on You” philanthropic event from Feb. 9- Feb. 13 in the UC Breezeway. Students can join this fundraiser by sending a $1 “Crush” [a can of Orange Crush soda]on Valentine’s Day to their crushes or friends. You can also send an anonymous “Crush” for $5. Stop by the Panhellenic table in the UC Breezeway. Recipients of “Crushes” can return to the Breezeway table and pay $2 to learn who sent them their surprise.

C.O.S.O. registration ends
The last day for NEW student organizations to register with COSO is Feb. 27. For more information, contact COSO, located in UC 209, at 305-284-6399 or visit www.miami.edu/COSO.

Hockey club on campus
There’s a new club on campus! Join the Field Hockey Club and help promote awareness, good sportsmanship, and teamwork. The objectives of the Field Hockey Club are to educate students about the sport and history of field hockey, develop skills, and maintain physical fitness through its practices and friendly competition. Practices are every Tuesday and Friday, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Yaron Athletic Fields. Practices and scrimmages are open to all levels. For more information, contact Kristen Goodrich at 305-689-4199.

FunDay sign-ups begin
Fun Day is a day for UM students to volunteer with a special citizen from the Miami area. Activities include mystery theatre, arts and crafts, music therapy, a barbeque, and events on the commencement field. It was created by Dr. Foote over 20 years ago and is a long-standing UM tradition. Fun Day takes place on Saturday, February 21, 2004 at 9 a.m. Buddy sign-ups take place in the breezeway from January 22- February 17. For more information, contact the Volunteer Services Center, located in UC 240, at 305-284-4483.

Spring Career Expo 2004 is scheduled to take place in the Wellness Center on Wednesday, February 18, 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. Information can be found on the Career Expo website. Be one of the first students to network with employers by volunteering during Expo! We need volunteers to help us with a variety of tasks between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. If you’re interested, please email us with your available times at careerexpo@miami.edu. If you have not updated your resume or have not uploaded it onto CaneTRAK you should do it now! Stop by the Toppel Career Center, Monday – Thursday, 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. to have someone critique it for you. No appointment is necessary!

Meet the candidates and Referanda Sponsors of this year’s Student Government Elections on the UC Patio on February 19 from 11:30 a.m.- 1:30 p.m. The vice-presidential debate is on February 17th at the Rat at 7 p.m. and the presidential debate will be held on February 18 at the Rat at 7 p.m.

Interested in being involved with the Hispanic heritage Month 2004? Advisor Ms. Nanette Vega, Assistant Director of Multicultural Student Affairs [MSA], is currently accepting applications for the executive board. For more information, please contact MSA at 305-284-2855 or at nvega@miami.edu. Don’t miss out on this great opportunity to learn more about the Hispanic culture.

The Ibis is still looking for candidates for “Senior Spotlight”, features on outstanding seniors in the 2004 yearbook. In order to nominate or apply, pass by the Ibis office, UC 229, and pick up a form. To apply, you must be a full time UM student with a GPA of 2.5. Forms are due in the office by Feb. 13.

Start getting your team together for another exciting round of intramural sports. Entries are now being accepted at the Wellness Center for basketball, arena football, flag football, and kickball. If you don’t have a team, then sign up on the free agent roster. To find out more about the intramural program, call Jason Carroll at 305-284-8518.

Registration is now taking place for the spring semester instructional classes at the Wellness Center. These classes are open to members and non-members so tell your friends, family, and fellow students! Instruction varies from dance classes to martial arts. You must register in person. For more information, call the Wellness Center at 305-284-5433.

In response to requests from students and faculty, the Richter Library will stay open until 10 p.m. on Saturdays during the Spring Semester. Throughout the semester, use will be analyzed to determine whether Saturday hours need to be expanded on a permanent basis. For information about hours over breaks and at other University of Miami Libraries, please see www.library.miami.edu

The Ibis yearbook is in need of writers. The theme of the book this year is school spirit, and they want to include as many voices and reactions as possible in the book. The Ibis covers anything and everything that takes place on campus, and even things off campus, like summer blockbusters, or the World Series. Everyone is encouraged to submit their stories, even if they think it’s not something that would be included. The stories are usually 250 through 300 words, but it is also okay if the articles are more, as that is something that can be worked with. There are plenty of assignments that need to be covered, and stories that are printed in the yearbook are considered published work, so it looks great on resumes! The Ibis yearbook wins awards every year, why not be a part of it? All quotes and stories can be sent to ibiswriter@hotmail.com or dropped off at the yearbook office in the UC 229. Include your name, year, and an e-mail address.

February 10, 2004

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