The Academic Development Center hosts a Brown Bag Workshop on “Organization and Time Management,” in UC 241 at 12:30 p.m. Reservations are required no later than 24 hours in advance. For more information or to make a reservation, call 305-284-4790.

Women’s Basketball & free tailgate! What more could you ask for? Come support our women as they take on the fighting Irish of Notre Dame at 7 p.m. Category 5 is hosting a tailgate event for all students in the Hurricane 100 Room at the Convocation Center from 6 to 7 p.m. Enjoy free food and drinks and visits from President Shalala and Coach Labati before the game!

Get involved this semester and catch “Spring Fever” at the Spring Involvement Fair on the UC Patio from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., hosted by COSO. In the UC Lower Lounge, the Volunteer Fair will be held. There will be a variety of volunteer organizations from the Miami area present to show how you can give back to your community. For more information, contact Jenny Rodriguez at 305-284-6399.

LINK is hosting a “Feel Good Friday” volunteer event to visit the Gladstone Center for girls and the Ronald McDonald House. They will be meeting at the Rock at 3 p.m. For more information, contact or call Marc O’Connor at 305-284-4483.

Come down to the Rathskeller at 7 p.m. for a good laugh as the Rathskeller Advisory Board brings you Belly Bust 2004, hosted by Prescott and Leon Rogers as headliner.

The last chance to get your organization photographed for the Ibis Yearbook will be from 6:45 to 11 p.m. in Mahoney/Pearson in Room 103. To confirm a date and time for your organization to have its picture taken, e-mail the Ibis at or contact Tiffany at 305-284-6385 to schedule a photo time.

The University of Miami will sponsor events for the 21st Annual Miami International Film Festival including film industry panels, roundtable discussions, and educational seminars, as well as screening 16 of the acclaimed festival’s 63 films from 34 countries, on its Coral Gables campus. Fanning out across the city, screenings will take place in five locations: Gusman Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Miami, Regal South Beach Cinema 18 on Lincoln Road, Tower Theater in Little Havana, Sunrise Intracoastal Cinema in North Miami Beach, and the Bill Cosford Cinema on UM’s Coral Gables campus. Tickets to films are $7 students, $9 members, $10 seniors, $11 general public, will be available to purchase by phone: 1-877-888-MIFF (6433) or through the Festival website at

Quantum Entertainment is holding auditions for their production of West Side Story in the UC Ballrooms (second floor) between 5 and 8 p.m. To audition, prepare a one-minute, serio-comic monologue and 16 bars from a musical that best shows off your voice. Walk-ins are welcome during any of the hours listed, or reserve an audition appointment by sending an e-mail to or call 305-284-4606. Appointments are six minutes in length. Dance auditions are held at 9 p.m. each night.

January 27, 2004


The Miami Hurricane

Student newspaper at the University of Miami

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