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Get Out of Your Room…

Meet Some BigwigsAre you in college so that you won’t be working that minimum wage “I’m someone’s bitch” job for the rest of your life? Well, it’s time to meet some of the people that felt the same way. The Executive Forum Series is presenting real-life entrepreneurs, corporate executives and authors to speak with students, faculty and staff. Join the bigwigs on Thursday, Oct. 4 from 6 to 7:15 p.m. in the Office Depot Grand Lecture Hall located in BU 120 on the Boca campus.

Sister Sister! was a Horrible MovieThe theatre department is travelling back to the year 1900 and producing “Three Sisters,” a Chekhov play that will hopefully outshine “Sister Sister!” It deals with issues of social change and offers insight on the search for meaning in a modern world along with universal accreditation. Watch the play on Sunday, Oct. 7 at 2 p.m. in the Boca campus University Theatre. Tickets are $20 and more information can be found at www.fauevents.com or (800) 564-9539.

Get Off-Campus…

What’s Your Excuse Now?If you live in Davie you have no excuse not to check out the fighting Owls football team take on opponents at Lockhart stadium. The FAU Davie Fitness Center is offering a free bus ride for students to Lockhart stadium in Ft. Lauderdale. The bus will be leaving from the Liberal Arts building parking lot on the Davie campus at 1 p.m. on Oct. 6 and 2 p.m. on Oct. 7. for the 4 p.m. games.

Spongebob is Here!Squarepants fanatics or parents can treat themselves and their kids to an event they’re sure to love; Youth Day at Lockhart Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 6 at 2 p.m. Enjoy carnival rides, games, giveaways, the FAU Cheerleaders, Dance Team and Owsley the mascot. Spongebob himself will also be making a special visit. To enter, you must have a football ticket for the FAU vs. South Florida game – students get in free with their Owl Cards.

Get StuckThe Boca Raton based rock and blues band Riptide is coming to tailgate at Lockhart Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 6. The combination of drums, saxophone, guitars and vocals help round out the unique sound of the four-member band. The band is part of the Rally Alley tailgating festivities taking place two hours before kickoff. Riptide also performs at a variety of places and events in the Broward and Palm Beach counties. For more info, visit www.getripped.org.

Get a Gig…

So You Think You’re Smarter than a High Schooler?If you think you’re smarter than a high school kid, then go teach one! This part-time job would require your time from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday. The pay is $10 an hour for those willing to teach in the areas of math, science or history. Future teachers are recommended and should contact [email protected] or call Sheldon Klassfield at (561) 929-0333.

Make Money and Go CorporateThe opportunity to join one of the largest insurance companies as an intern is at hand. You can be one of 17,000 agents servicing 74 million policies in the U.S and Canada. Farm Insurance Corporate is visiting the Barry Kaye College of Business at the Boca campus to hire students. The pay would be around $15 an hour and college credit for internships is optional. Bring your resume and dress professionally before you get to room BU 120 on Thursday, October 4 from 5 to 7 p.m. RSVP to Kelly Mitchell at [email protected] or call 561-297-2819.

Teach Someone Else for a ChangeIf you have a Ph.D, demonstrate a significant and ongoing program of research, teach core and upper level courses in history and international studies, and possess one to three years of college teaching experience, the Wilkes Honors College of Florida Atlantic University invites you to become an assistant professor. This comes with a $41,000 salary and the chance to tell someone else what to learn for a change. Applications must be received by Dec. 1. You can apply online at www.jobs.fau.edu.

Get Some Free Money…

Community College Honors ScholarshipLimited awards of $3,000 per year for incoming junior transfer students with a minimum 3.5 GPA are available with this scholarship. Eligible students are graduates of the honors program at any Florida community college. Submit an official Florida community college transcript with an Associate of Arts degree and a letter of recommendation from a community college adviser (preferably honors program adviser). The application may be found at http://www.fau.edu/academic/admissions/transferscholarapp.html.

Get Some of Greene’s GreenThe M. Brenn Green Scholarship is offering awards of $1,000 per year to first-time-in-college freshmen majoring in one of the following areas: anthropology, criminal justice, economics, geography, health administration, political science, social psychology, social work or sociology. The scholarship is renewable up to four years based on academic achievement and completion in one of the areas above. Go onto http://www.fau.edu/academic/admissions/freshmanlist.html to fill out an application.

Good Karma…

Share Some Sexy Note-Taking SkillsIf you don’t take good notes, you can still help your fellow students at FAU. The Office for Students with Disabilities is always looking for new volunteers who want to add improved interpersonal skills and great work experience to their resumes. Available positions include a note taker, proctor, reader, research assistant, scribe, sighted guide and tutor. Schedules for volunteering will fit around your priorities. Contact the Office for Students with Disabilities at (561) 297-3880.

Universities Have Homecoming?FAU certainly does, and the Homecoming Committee is looking for you to volunteer. You’ll be helping with the events for this year’s celebration on Oct. 21 – 28. If you are interested, please send an e-mail to the Director of Homecoming, Tameika Pharr, at [email protected] or call (561) 297-2381.

Random Listing of the Week

Would you pay to see a bloody massacre?For the eccentric horror movie fan, Universal Studios is offering a chance to meet and greet Freddy, Leatherface and Jason… while you run. This 17th annual Halloween Horror Nights is named “Carnival of Carnage” and will include past events such as Scream Contests where scream previews can be judged online for the best scream of the year award and the usual chainsaw drill team. Happening every weekend this month until Halloween, clubs and other on campus organizations can get great group rates through Vanessa Campbell, the group sales coordinator for Universal Studios Orlando. Call (407) 224-3507 or e-mail [email protected]ndo.com for more information.