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Let’s light Christmas Trees and Menorahs together…The Interfaith couple’s forum is offering Jewish and non-Jewish couples the chance to discuss difficulties and challenges they might be facing. Joined Together? A documentary on interfaith relationships will be shown at the forum and discussed afterwards. There is no charge to attend the event at the Queen Palm room on the second floor of the Student Union on Nov. 9 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Call (561) 487-3839 to reserve your space.

Ever have an Engineering Wet Dream?If you’ve always been interested in Engineering and Computer Science, but never put the stock behind it, you have a chance to find out about FAU’s opportunity in the field. “Discover FAU with Engineering and Computer Science” is a special event on Thursday, Oct 25 from 9 a.m. – 10 a.m. which will allow students to tour the College of Engineering and Computer Science and learn about new and existing academic programs, current research, and student professional development. Tours will begin promptly in the Science & Engineering building #43 lobby. Contact Brenda Browning at (561) 297-3726 for more information.

Get Off-Campus…

Doobie all togetherFrom his time in the Doobie Brothers with songs like ‘What a Fool Believes’ and ‘Taking It to the Streets’ to his work with Steely Dan, Donna Summer, Kenny Loggins and Christopher Cross to his solo career, Michael McDonald has one of rock’s more familiar voices. McDonald will be at the Kravis Center in West Palm Beach on Saturday, Nov 24. Tickets are on sale now at ticketmaster.com.

Bake Sale!For the 12th year in a row, Palm Beach’s veteran new rock station 103.1 the Buzz is hosting the annual Buzz Bake Sale. Headliners for the concert include Sum 41, The Used, The Almost, Sick Puppies, The Starting Line, Paramore, Rise Against, Saosin, Three Days Grace, Papa Roach, Coheed and Cambria, and a hell of a lot more. Tickets go on sale Friday, Oct 12 at 10 a.m. at all Ticketmaster locations, so log on to ticketmaster.com or call (561) 966-3309.

Who Gambles and Rocks out in a Night Club?Have you been to the club somebody named a city after? Apparently Club Boca is so fly they can do that, and now they gamble while dancing. Between 10 p.m. and 4 a.m., you can join in the Rock and Roll Sin City Casino Night this and every Thursday. Check out Clubboca.net for more info and directions.

Get a Gig…

Stand in your Underwear and get Paid for itLingeriegifts.com is looking for models that will dress in some fine lingerie and model for Internet Web site photos. There are three openings for model positions. For five hours of modeling per week, you’ll earn $100. You won’t be pictured naked, but you’ll need big jugs. Acceptable bra sizes are 32C through 36D. For application information, call (561) 395-5001 or e-mail [email protected]

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 1-3 years of college teaching experience, the Wilkes Honors College of FAU 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

So you think your 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.

Get Some Free Money…

You could save 15% or more on your TuitionGeico Insurance Company is offering the Geico Achievement Award worth $1000. Applicants will need to write a 600-1200 word essay typed and double spaced on the subject of “what have I done academically and in my activities to deserve a GEICO Achievement Award?” The applicant will also need a 3.0 GPA, an official transcript, a resume, and a letter of recommendation from a faculty member, on school letterhead, sealed in an envelope and officially stamped. All items are due by Oct. 31 and more information can be found at [email protected]

Community College Honors Scholarship ?Limited 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 advisor (preferably Honors Program advisor). The application may be found at http://www.fau.edu/academic/admissions/transferscholarapp.html.

Good Karma…

Boo at the ZooBoo at the Zoo will be taking place at the Palm Beach Zoo from Thursday, Oct. 26 through Sunday, Oct 29. Volunteers are needed to help decorate the haunted house from 5-9 p.m. and on the actual event days starting Friday at 8:30 a.m. to 12 noon, Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Contact Cynthia at [email protected] or (561) 533-0887 ext. 329 to sign up.

Spooky Science WeekendThe South Florida Science Museum will be holding its Spooky Science Weekend on Oct 26 – 28. Volunteers are needed the day before the event to help decorate for Halloween from 12 to 6 p.m. Volunteers for the other two days are needed for various shifts and will be helping with the implementation of the event. You’re guaranteed to see little bratty kids in costumes. Contact Diane for more information or to sign up at [email protected] or (561) 832-1988 ext. 255.

Clothing DriveYou can support the last week of the October Clothing Drive benefiting the Migrant Association of South Florida, Inc., through the Caridad Center, which targets migrant families who are in need of assistance, and Aid to Victims of Domestic Violence (AVDA). Boxes are located in the lobbies of all FAU residential halls, including the student apartments, and in the Volunteer Center office, located in Room 207 of the Student Union on the Boca campus. For more information, call (561) 297-3607.

Random Listing of the Week…

Slavery KingYou can join the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) who will be visiting the greater Miami area on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 11-12 as part of a nine-day, statewide tour to educate consumers, students, people of faith and other community members about Burger King’s continued refusal to work with the CIW and to address the reality of sweatshop conditions in the fields where Burger King’s tomatoes are picked. Farm workers will also be sharing their experiences and inviting fellow Floridians to join them in Miami’s downtown business district on Nov. 30 in a historic nine-mile march. Call Lucas Benitez at (239) 503-0133 for more.