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Get Out of Your Room…

Haha or Jaja!Let out a chuckle, snicker, a giggle, or even a snort just as long as you let ‘er rip and surrender to the hysteria. It’s okay to turn red from laughter when you go to the Comedy Show on Tuesday September 2 as part of FAU weeks of welcome in the Student Union Grand Palm Room at 8:30 p.m. Come and get a hearty dose of the best medicine, all you have to do is roll over…from laughter that is! For more info, visit www.fau.edu/wow.

What Do You Wanna Be When You Grow Up?If you feel like the future is knocking and you better start finding some interesting prospects or if you’d like to gain some perspective on the career of your choice, come to the FAU Career Day and Technical Fair. On Thursday, September 11, employers from vast and different career fields gather in FAU Arena in the Boca Campus from 10a.m. to 3 p.m. You should definitely not forget to bring your curiosity! For more info, https://www.myinterfase.com /fau /student/home.aspx to see which employers are scheduled to attend.

Get Off Campus…

Japan’s Most Entertaining GiftNot ashamed to sing – possibly badly – in front of people? Come to the All Stars Sports Bar and Grill in Deerfield Beach and try out your vocals by participating in some classic Karaoke. From 5 p.m. to 4 a.m. on Wednesday nights, come and have a few drinks…loosen some inhibitions or any fear of embarrassment and have fun while you sing to classics. Ladies drink free, ’nuff said. For more info, call (954) 968-7777.

The Greatest Invention of the Twenty-First CenturyDo you have a well developed creativity? Join the Inventors Society of South Florida and channel the inner Thomas Edison or Madame Walker. You could be the mastermind behind one the greatest inventions of the new millennium, all you have to do is find a muse and imagine the possibilities. Meetings are every first Saturday of the month and start at 1p.m. in Ligi Tool in Deerfield Beach. Leave no thought overlooked. For more info, call (561) 395-7615.

The Best of All WorldsWhere can you go to find a variety of animals other than the Amazon Jungle? Schedule a Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. for the Jungle Island in Miami and witness exotic animals including a variety of reptiles, wolves, tigers, orangutans, polar bears, and even turtles. You might not be in South America but the colorful attraction of birds may transport you to their native home. Adults can get a taste of the wild for $27.95 and entrance for children is $22.95. For more info, call (305) 400-7000.

Get a Gig…

Law Firm File ClerkIf you’d like to get a feel for the attorney ambience, are dependable worker, and computer literate then apply for the position of file clerk for the Simon, Sigalos, & Spyredes, P.A. law firm in Boca. Duties include: making copies and running errands and answering phones. Pay is negotiable so long as you are able to work 18-20 hours a week. Applicants are urged to apply ASAP! E-mail your resume to rmilien @3slaw.com.

How many classes is 12 credits?Flashback to the day you were a freshman overwhelmed with questions about the registration process at FAU. If you remember wishing you had a student explain all the admission jargon in layman’s terms, then apply for Student Telecounselor and help out FAU’s new and confused students by sharing your experience and advice 16 hours a week for $7.50 an hour and guide others to a more enlightening FAU experience. To set up an appointment for an interview, call (561) 297-3040.

Which is better, one or two?How would you like to focus in on the money by focusing on other people’s vision? Pear Vision is hiring for Eyewear Sales and are willing to pay $8 to $9 an hour based on your class schedule!You will be trained on site and can work 15-20 hours a week. For an application go to the store in Boca on Federal Hwy and for more info, visit www.pearlevision.com.

Get Free Money…

You don’t have to be a bookwormHow does $5,000 for any undergraduate study sound? Courtesy of the ALISE national office, a scholarship of either $5,000 maximum or $2,500 minimum will be awarded to the best research paper on library or information science. The deadline is October 1. Applicants should e-mail their research paper to Dr. Allyson Carlyle at [email protected]. For more info, call (312) 795-0996 or visit www.alise.org.

…And Action!If you’re majoring in radio, television, or film, apply for the College Television Award. Submit your work on DVD, VHS, or beta made for college credit by January 15 and you could gain $2,500 or a minimum of $500. For more info, call (818) 754-2800 or visit www.emmysfoundation.org.

Random Listing of the Week…

Cirque- du- YouEver plan to run away to the circus? Now you can experience the life of a trapeze artiste when you join the Flying Trapeze School in Bayfront Park in Miami. Learn to train the body for amazing airborne stunts with professional trainers. Whether you dare to act on an adrenaline rush alone or with a group, a more adventurous you is bound to emerge on Thursdays and Fridays from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. For box office info, call (305) 358-7550.

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