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Get Out of Your Room…

Jury duty that you’ll actually likeThe annual Juried Student Art Exhibition is back at the Ritter Gallery this semester, and you’re being summoned to take part in this competitive exhibition on Saturday, March 22 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. A real, live visual art professional will be on hand to help select a winner from among FAU’s finest art students – and from our past experience, this event usually has free food. For more information (or to double-check on that free food), call (561) 297-2966.

Get Off Campus…

Beer Pong – because binge drinking is pure entertainmentYou might think you’re the champ among your chump friends, but if you’re so good, tough guy, why don’t you come on out to Mr. G’s Bar and Grill in West Palm Beach and show us what you’ve got? Every Tuesday night, the crew at Mr. G’s opens up their pong tables and lets you show off your skills. Wanna register your team? Drop an e-mail to [email protected].

Say “hey” to Mary J. and JayR&B songstress Mary J. Blige teams up with hip-hop impresario Jay-Z to bring down the house at the American Airlines Arena in downtown Miami on Saturday, March 22 at 8 p.m. Tickets will range between $47 and $123 – so there goes this week’s drinking money. Get yours from Ticketmaster via www.ticketmaster.com.

Get a Gig…

Go green – get greenThe Arthur R. Marshall Environmental Education Foundation in West Palm Beach is conducting a paid ($2,000) internship program for summer 2008. It is an 11-week internship focusing on the Florida Everglades and the multi-billion dollar plan to save it. Dates are from May 23 to Aug. 8. Application deadline is March 31. For more information, call (561) 805-8733 or e-mail [email protected]. Seeæwww.artmarshall.orgæfor details and to download an application.

Office Depot needs peopleAn Office Depot location in Boca Raton is currently recruiting part-time cashiers, stockers, furniture specialists, technology specialists, design and print specialists. Not sure if you’re up to par? No worries, all positions will provide on-the-job training. While there is a dress code, the company more than makes up for it – we’re told that after a year of employment, you’re eligible to receive 75% tuition reimbursement. Now couple that with some sweet discounts on your school supplies, and this may be your best gig yet. You can thank us later, right after you call the assistant store manager, Shane Quinn, for more details at (561) 417-3900.

Get Some Free Money…

Minorities can get major(ity?) moneyStraightforward Media gives away $500 every three months to a deserving minority student. To be eligible, students (and students-to-be) must be a member of a racial or ethnic minority group. Check out www.straightforwardmedia.com/ minority for the fine print.

Get Good Karma…

This might help with your parking ticketsThe Boca Raton Police Department is looking for police volunteers for its various outreach programs and services, ranging from the Citizens’ Observer Patrols to the C.H.O.I.C.E.S. program. They’ll even send you to a volunteer police academy. Wonder if the guy who makes those wacky sound effects will be there? Find out by calling (561) 338-1346.

Get In the Know…

Check out MacART at MacArthur‘Tis the season for FAU’s art students to showcase their stuff, and the MacArthur campus in Jupiter is no exception. The MacART 2008 exhibit features artwork in different media from students, faculty and staff at the Student Resources Atrium from Monday to Friday between the hours of 8 a.m. and 10 p.m. The installation runs until May 2, and if you have any questions, e-mail [email protected].

Random Listing of the Week…

It’s like the Miami blackouts for a good causeThis event invite has been making its rounds on Facebook, so naturally, we’re covering it, too. The World Wildlife Fund (the real WWF) is hosting the 2008 Earth Hour, and they’re asking everyone to turn off their lights for an hour on Saturday, March 29 to raise awareness on the issue of our collective energy consumption and its impact on global warming. So remember to take part and do your part.

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