The Committee On Student Organizations is holding a spirit workshop from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. in Flamingo Ballroom A, teaching students participating in Homecoming how to be a spirited ‘Cane. Organizations who participate with two representatives will be given 50 bonus points.
The Center for Student Leadership and the Center for Ethics and Public Service present “The Two Sides to Gay Marriage” at 5 p.m. in UC Ballroom A. Come participate in this debate as both sides present the pros and cons of allowing same-sex couples to enter into marriage. For more information, please email email@example.com or call 305-284-6399.
The Islamic Society at the University of Miami will be holding its Third Annual Ramadan Fast-a-Thon at UM at 6:30 p.m. in the UC Ballrooms. A feast will be held to break the fast with a home-cooked meal provided by local families. To sign up, visit http://www.miami.edu/studorgs/isum/fastathon.html.
Visions UM is holding free HIV/AIDS testing from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in UC Ballroom D. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
To help raise money for the children with cancer and other terminal illnesses at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, the second annual Up ’til Dawn campus-wide campaign will kick off with its first letter-writing Halloween party from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the UC Rock. For more information, please stop by the VSC or email email@example.com.
David L. Phillips, will be visiting UM at 3 p.m. in Studio C at the School of Communication. He will talk about his experience in Iraq and on his work with the Council on Foreign Relations. He has worked for both the Clinton and George W. Bush administrations and resigned in 2003.
Madstone Films presents a Screening/Roundtable discussion of the film Rhinoceros Eyes starring Michael Pitt, Gale Harold and Paige Turco will take place at the Cosford Cinema at 7 p.m.
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 29
The University of Miami Film Society brings local filmmaker Clifton Childree to UM at 5 p.m. in room 130 of the Learning Center. Mr. Childree wrote, produced, directed, filmed, animated, edited and acted in the film The Flew, which has garnered numerous awards and is currently playing at the Miami Art Museum.
Entries for the pre-season soccer tournament on Oct. 30 are due by 5 p.m. at the Wellness Center. The captain’s meeting is at 5:30 p.m. For more information, call Jason Carroll at 305-284-8518 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 30
Cancer Link’s Breast Cancer Education Day will be held at the Convocation Center from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Learn about breast cancer early detection, treatment, psycho-social issues and nutrition in younger women. The keynote speaker will be Joyce Slingerland, M.D., director of the Braman Family Breast Cancer Institute.
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 31
Ibis Ride will be providing transportation to the Grove from 8 p.m. to 3 a.m. from Stanford Circle and Dickinson Drive.
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For UM’s Alumni Weekend, Hurricane Productions and Office Max present comedian Mike Epps with LaVell Crawford at 8 p.m. in the UM Convocation Center. Epps is known for his many movie roles such as in Dr. Dolittle 2, The Fighting Temptations and Resident Evil. For more information visit www.umconvocationcenter.com.
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Applications for FunDay group leadership are due in UC 240.