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Get Out of Your Room…

This revolution will be televised…The Sociology Film Club is presenting their weekly “SocioCinema: Imagining a Better World” event. The film club showcases a different film each week, introduced by guest speakers, who will also lead a discussion after the film. On March 18, the movie “The Revolution Will Not Be Televised” is scheduled to be shown in GS 111 on the Boca Raton campus at 4 p.m. To find out more, call (561) 297-0261.

Get Off Campus…

Become a megastar – or go see someThe Blue Man Group is giving Fort Lauderdale the blues at BankAtlantic Center on March 15 at 7:30 p.m. for their “How to Be a Megastar Tour 2.1.” Tickets range from $49.50 to $75 and you can pick yours up via Ticketmaster through 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]. See www.artmarshall.org for details and to download an application.

Get Some Free Money…

Media majors make mad moneyWhen we’re not having fun with alliteration, we’re finding scholarships for you. Here’s one open to communication majors or anyone else studying anything with an emphasis on media. Straightforward Media is giving away $500 – and to try for it, all you have to do is fill out a simple application and submit an essay online. So in between finding out who dumped whom via your Facebook news feed and checking on the latest YouTube vids, pop by www.straightforwardmedia.com/media.

Get Good Karma…

Boys and girls need men and women The Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County need volunteers to help be a friend and mentor schoolchildren in their after-school programs. If you have a working knowledge of computers, math, reading, language and drama (and chances are, you do), then give Neolita Maharaj a ring at (954) 937-1010. Be a volunteer owlThe FAU Athletics Department is looking for volunteers to help with home athletics contests. Spots to be filled include: visiting team hosts, ushers, ticket takers and other miscellaneous jobs. Perks include rubbing elbows with that spirited FAU athletic supporter, Owsley Owl. For more information, e-mail [email protected].

Get in the Know…

The Cars had more influence on music than you thinkOn March 15 at 12 p.m. in the University Theatre (the one behind Arts and Letters on the Boca campus), a lecture titled “The Concert Hall that Fell Asleep and Woke Up as a Car Radio: The Effects of Transportation on Classical Music” will be given by composer Libby Larsen. The event is free, but there’s no telling if they’ll have free food. To find out, call (561) 297-3820.

Random Listing of the Week…

Slack off and get money for itThe Delay the Real World Fellowship is available to students who are ages 21-29 and are U.S. citizens. You must propose, in writing via e-mail, what you would do if you could postpone the 9-5 grind. Your idea should be a gutsy and worthwhile adventure in the spirit of Delaying the Real World. Visit www.delayingtherealworld.com/fellowship for all the information on this cool scholarship.

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