News briefs 9/15


Canes Night Live (CNL) will give away free pajama pants to the first 200 guests at the “CNL Pajama Party at the Wellness Center” on Friday at 9 p.m.

Nachos and beverages will be provided in addition to a screening of Horrible Bosses and Ferris Bueller’s Day Off . Bring your blankets, pillows and Cane Cards.


On Friday at 8 p.m., the Gainesville Roller Rebels and the Gold Coast Derby Girls will compete at the BankUnited Center (BUC). Tickets are available at, the BUC Box Office or by calling 1-800-745-3000. Tickets are $13 for adults, $10 for students and $5 for children ages 3-12.


Presented by the Department of Art and Art History, the first “Works on Paper” exhibit is running now through Sept. 30 at Wynwood Project Space.

Paper prints and drawings will be showcased. Call 305-284-3161 or email for more information.


Student Government (SG) is looking for students to join the Elections Commission, responsible for overseeing SG elections in the fall and spring semesters. Applications are available in the SG office, UC 214, and are due Friday. For more information, email


The Senior Class Gift Committee is responsible for fundraising for scholarships, planning on-campus events and networking with alumni. To join the committee, access the application at or at Include a copy of your resume and fall class schedule. Applications are due by Friday, in person or via email.


Chef Mercedes is back at the Wellness Center with a full menu of Italian cuisine. From parmesan risotto to mushroom ragout, learn to cook, try the food and take home the recipes on next Wednesday from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

To register, call 305-284-5433 or visit the Wellness Enrichment Suite on the second floor. The class is $20 for UM students and $25 for non-members.


On Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon, Miami-Dade County will join the 26th Annual International Coastal Cleanup for Trash Free Seas across 38 different locations. There will be a volunteer appreciation party held at the Miami Seaquarium from noon to 3 p.m. For more information, visit

Jonathan Borge may be contacted at

September 15, 2011


Jonathan Borge

Assistant News Editor

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