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Get Out of Your Room…

So you think you got game?Show all of FAU your mad basketball skills at the Fall Basketball Tournament available to all students. Teams will be playing in the newly renovated FAU Arena on Nov. 18 at 10 a.m. Team registration has ended, but you can still come check our your fellow b-ballers. Referees, food and drinks will be supplied and a $200 grand prize will go to the winners. For more info, call (954) 478-8854.

Movie Night!You can watch a movie on the big screen in air-conditioning every Saturday at Coyote Jack’s in the Boca campus Student Union. The next movie showing is Friday after Next on Nov. 17 at 8 p.m. Just walk in to watch the movie while you take a break from studying.

Get Off-Campus…

Blow out Your Pathetic Eardrums Head-banging rock bands Thrice and Brand New are coming to South Florida to blow out your pathetic eardrums. Insane ballads will be piercing ears at the Fillmore in Miami Beach on Nov. 23 starting at 7 p.m. Buy your tickets now at Livenation.com or call Ticketmaster at (305) 358-5885.

Fantastical ClassicalWorld-famous soloists and professors at Eastman School of Music, Oleh Krysa and Tatiana Tchekina, will play the piano and violin to the classical melodies of Beethoven this month. You can check out the duo at the Shepherd Institute of Music in West Palm Beach Nov. 16-20 all starting at 7 p.m. Admission is free for students and $15 for all others. Call (561) 439-4063 for more information.

Caribbean-Style Mon!One of the only Caribbean parties in Boca takes place every Sunday night at the Undertow Beach Bar. Starting at 6 p.m., there is a $5 cover charge to hear beach-banging sounds from Corn Soup, Survivor Intl. Sounds, and plenty of soca and reggae. Check out this event and more at the Undertow on www.myspace.com/theporchlime.

Get a Gig…

>b>Law TimeYou can assist Kanner & Pintaluga, Attorneys at Law starting now. The Boyton Beach law firm is offering full-time positions with great starting pay and flexible schedules. There is availability for growth within the company and benefits are available for full-time employees. Applicants must be bilingual (Spanish/English), quick learners, self-motivated, responsible, and professional. Contact Stella at (561) 424-0032 for more information.

Keys or Strings Anyone?If you play well enough, you can be the next violin or piano instructor at Backstage Music Network. The instructing job would be part time with flexible hours for afternoon, evening, and weekend hours. Applicants must be confident in teaching beginners and have a good grasp of basic concepts. Contact Jackie at (561) 477-4800 for more information.

Play and Drink but Get Paid for itNippers Bar and Grill is hoping to get some new Saturday night band gigs. The bar is at 21069 Military Trail next to Bally’s Fitness. To get your band in the lineup, all band members must be over 21 and motivated to put on a kick-ass show. If your band has what it takes to be real rock stars at this Boca bar, then call (954) 554-1359.

Get Paid with Tuition ReimbursementFirst Watch Daytime Café is looking to hire college students who need help paying their tuition. The restaurant is open from 7 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and is the nation’s leading daytime restaurant. There are flexible schedules, benefits, and the equivalent of a nighttime restaurant’s salary. Apply in person Mon. through Sat. from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. or call (561) 544-8875 for more information.

Get Some Free Money…

Swimming in MoneyThe 2007 Wake Park Series Finals are taking place at Quiet Waters Park in Deerfield Beach on Nov 16. Apply for one of seven divisions and you could win $5,000. The divisions of finesse are pro men, pro wakeskate, open women, junior men, beginner, intermediate, and amateur wakeskate. Register for this event online at www.thewwa.com.

Planet Superheroes OnlyThe National Wildlife Federation is hosting the second annual Chill Out: Campus Solutions to Global Warming competition – the only nationwide contest recognizing campuses for their efforts to solve global warming. By entering, FAU could win grant money, prizes, and a headline spot in the national Chill Out broadcast on April 16, 2008. You can enter two ways: write a 500-word essay describing FAU’s efforts or create an original three-minute video about your project and upload it to YouTube. Entries are due by Nov. 30 and entry forms are available at www.campuschillout.org.

400 words equal a grandAll-Ink.com is offering students willing to write 400 words the chance to win $1,000. Five lucky winners will win on a national level. One essay should be 50-200 words on who has had the greatest impact on your life and the other is also 50-200 words on what you hope to achieve in your personal and professional life after college.

Get a New Whip…

Ride in StyleNo matter how much money you’ve put into shiny 16-inch rims or new HED headlamps, your Honda Civic has never been the coolest whip on the road. Sell that sputtering V4 and buy a nearly brand new 2002 Mercedes Benz for $13,999. This car screams style before aftermarket additions with a 4.6 liter V8, leather interior, and brand new 20″ chrome rims. Just make sure you make enough money from that Civic to pay for this ride. Call (561) 715-0115 for more information.

Skatin’ on 14sLow on funds but need a reliable ride? This 1998 Honda Accord is an automatic V6 with cold A/C, a CD player, and a clean interior. It might be riding on plastic 14-inch wheel covers, but at least it will get you from A to B. The asking price is a negotiable $3,950. Check out this golden beauty or put in an offer by calling (561) 674-6655 for more information.

Four-Door CoupeIf your looking for the mid-range used car that will get you and your friends to the club or concert in town, this Audi A6 is for you. Sporting a pumped up V4, this car comes with leather interior, sparkling blue paint, and new tires. It can be yours for a negotiable $12,900. Contact (561) 802-9223 for more information.

Get the Hell out of there…

No Rules Living Across from FAUAre you sick of demented dormmates and stupid RAs? If you are ready to move the hell away from them, check out luxury rooms for rent across from FAU. There are three locations in Boca: two on Glades Road and I-95 and another on Yamato and 441. The rooms are $600 a month and come fully furnished with the first month free. Contact Raul at (561) 674-3620.

Get Professional Advice for MovingKristy Carlson is a professional realtor and graduate of FAU. Working with Regency Realty Services, she is a devoted professional ready to assist students in finding a place to rent or buy. Contact her for more information and advice on moving at (561) 212-2054.

Two minute drive from FAUTasha is looking to rent out a room in the Boca Arbor Club for $550 a month. The renter must be a nonsmoker to be considered. Non-lung cancerous students will enjoy a swimming pool, tennis court, washing machines, and a two minute drive from FAU. Call to inquire at (954) 670-6248.

Random Listing of the Week…

So Fresh and so Clean with $10,000Aquafresh Toothpaste company is searching for fresh ideas to back their new Aquafresh Extreme Clean advertising scheme. The grand prize is $10,000, first place is a MacBook and iPod, and second prize is a $2,000 Best Buy gift card. Applicants are required to turn in a video that includes the logo or package shot and the statement, “A feeling of clean like nothing else.” The contest ends Nov. 28 and official rules can be found on www.AquafreshExtremeCleanScene.com.