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Listings for Feb. 5

Get Out of Your Room …

Get a nice helping of Denzel

In honor of black history month, The Great Debaters, starring Denzel Washington, will be shown in the Senate Chambers of the Student Union on Monday, Feb. 9 at 7 p.m. The movie portrays the Wiley College debate team’s success, which is instigated by Professor Melvin B. Tolson, the debate coach at this historically black college. For more info, call Collene O’Reilly at (561) 297-4037.

Future freak-out

Have you been freaking out about your career lately? Wonder who you’ll be and what you’ll be doing 10 years from now? Come to the FAU Spring 2009 Career Day & Technical Fair hosted by the Career Development Center on Feb. 5. Get rid of some serious career confusion. With today’s struggling economy, you can’t afford to miss this opportunity. For more info, visit www.fau.edu/cdc or call (561) 297-3536.
“Noche de Amor” is Cupid’s night out!

Prepare to be shot—by cupid’s arrow, that is! Whether you’re single or not, come out to the ALAS-sponsored event “Noche de Amor.” Enjoy speed dating, go on some blind dates and show off your dancing skills on Thursday, Feb. 12 in the Majestic Palm Room from 7 – 10 p.m. Watch out, the night is bound to set off sparks. Can you handle the heat? For more info, e-mail Elieth Carrillo Vargas at [email protected].

Get Off Campus …

Just keep swimming …

Go swimming with a dolphin, one of nature’s most intelligent mammals, at Dolphin Harbor in the Miami Seaquarium. This one-of-a-kind encounter is available daily at 9:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. Take a day to enjoy yourself or spend it with the family—you won’t regret it! Prices range from $99 – $139 per person. For more info or to schedule a session, visit www.miamiseaquarium.com/dolphin_swim/dolphin_swim.asp or call (305) 365-2501.

Party Delux style

Say good-bye to the week’s troubles when you come to Delux, a nightclub and lounge in downtown Delray Beach. Enjoy the DJ’s wide variety of music, work it on the dance floor and chat the night away on lounge chairs and even beds. This adult party paradise is open from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. Don’t forget to dress in style. For more info, call (561) 279-4792.

A symphony for the mind

Music and literature go hand-in-hand at the 2009 Festival of the Arts Boca. Lose yourself in a Beethoven symphony and pick the minds of authors such as Salman Rushdie from March 5 – 15 in the Center for the Arts at Mizner Park. For more info or for tickets, visit http://www.festivaloftheartsboca.org/.

Got my eyes set on the I/O Lounge

The weekend comes to life on Speakeasy Fridays and Poplife Saturdays at Miami’s I/O Lounge. Dance while you enjoy top national indie acts set to contagious DJ music mixes. There are no age restrictions, but remember to dress to impress. For more info, call (305) 358-8007 or e-mail [email protected].

Get A Gig …

Bank Teller at Citi Bank

If you have excellent communication skills, analytic and problem solving skills, and are looking for a part-time job, apply to be a bank teller at the Citibank in the Boca Woodfield Financial Center. To enjoy the job perks, hurry and apply at www.careerbuilder.com.

If you don’t ever wanna grow up …

It’s the ultimate job at Toys R Us in Boynton Beach! Whether you’re an undergraduate or graduate student, part-time and full-time jobs ranging from team member to sales associate to assistant store manager are available for all levels of experience. Childishness actually pays here! For more info or to apply, visit www.snagajob.com.

Get Free Money …

Major jackpots for smarty-pants

If you scored 1800 on your SAT and have at least a 3.5 GPA, you could be eligible for the generous Louie Foundation Scholarship worth $100,000 for any major—yes, your eyes read right! Submit your transcript, two letters of recommendation, a 500-word essay and proof of citizenship or legal residency by March 31. You must be a full-time undergraduate student. For more info, visit www.collegeboard.com or e-mail [email protected] or.

Going green pays

The National Future Farmers of America organization sponsors a scholarship that awards a maximum of $10,000 or a minimum of $1,000 to FFA members and a select group of non-members for undergraduate study. The deadline is Feb. 17. For more info, visit www.ffa.org or e-mail [email protected].

Random Listing of the Week …

A “Business Plan”

Up to $15,000 will be awarded to the individuals who win the Business Plan Competition sponsored by FAU’s Adams Center for Entrepreneurship. The competition is open to students, faculty and members of the outside community, which means you gotta bring it all! The pressure is on with judges like successful entrepreneurs, experienced venture capitalists and senior business leaders. The first deadline is Feb. 13. For more info, visit www.fauadamscenter.org/bpc or contact Kim Gramm at (561) 297-3628 or [email protected]. May the best Donald Trumps win!


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