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Listings for Aug. 4

Get out of your room …

Race to whip your body into shape

Wanna be the swimsuit envy of the summer and stay fit? Join the FAU Runner’s Club! It’s your chance to meet new people and burn off some serious calories Thursday evenings at 6 p.m. at the FAU track and field complex located on the Boca campus. For more info, e-mail [email protected]. 

Ohmm …

Stretch out any kinks and ease semester stress by learning to tap into healing energy called Reiki. For $425, inhale and exhale while you meditate your worries away and visualize completing any goals you may have set for yourself. Workshop dates are from May 16 to 17, June 6 to 7, July 18 to 19 and Aug. 8 to 9. For more info, contact Dr. Marguerite Purnell at [email protected]. 

Get published and a chance for $

If you’ve written original poetry, fiction or non-fiction, or have done amazing visual artwork, the FAU literary magazine Coastlines wants your work. As if being published wasn’t enough incentive, you’ll be eligible to win a cash award. Hurry up to unleash your creativity and let your imagination run wild. Submissions should be digital, with file extensions .doc (preferred) or .rtf, and are due no later than Dec. 1 to [email protected]. For more info, contact A.J.  Ferguson at a[email protected]. 

In search of a leader

If you’re looking to sharpen your leadership skills or want to be more involved in campus affairs, the FAU student government wants you! Whether you’re pre-law or not, if you think you’d be a good campus senator or associate justice then ask your campus governor about the availability of the positions. Your voice in the SG can make a serious university-wide impact. For more info, visit www.fau.edu/sga. 

Calling all musicians

Looking to expose your musical talents and original music to an anticipating audience? Whether you’re a band member or solo artist, sign up for the Student Union Unplugged Music Series in the fall and charm onlookers with the music of a rising star. You never know who may be listening! For more info,  contact Alicia Keating at [email protected]. 

Get off campus … 

Party Delux style

Say goodbye 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.  

Open mic night

With or without a few drinks, grab that mic and show your talent during Open Mic Sundays. Whether you’re a professional singer or poet, everyone can have their chance starting at 8 p.m at Martini Bar in Miami. So, live a little and let go of that pesky stage fright! For more info, visit events.pbpulse.com. 

Get good karma …

Food Bank Project 

Welcome the fall semester with a giving streak by donating canned, dry and baking mix goods to the Food Bank Project. Donations can be dropped off at Room 207 in the Administration Building until Aug. 26. Maybe the good karma can turn into much-needed academic luck later on. For more info and a list of suggested donations, visit Personal Announcements on the MyFAU site. 
 

Get a gig … 

Sandwich artist

Are you in need of some serious cash? Score the perfect part-time job as Subway’s sandwich artist in Deerfield Beach. If you’ve got great customer service skills and a flexible schedule, apply now. For more info, visit www.snagajob.com. 

LabCorp clerk

Are you interested in a career in a medical, pharmaceutical or research field? Apply to become a part-time clerk for LabCorp in Boynton Beach and help out over 200 patients a day. If you’re available Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to noon, then apply now. Who knows, your boss may become your greatest reference. For more info, visit www.snagajob.com. 

Get free money …

How my essay scored me $2,000

Got good writing skills? Debate your position on capital punishment from a practical, philosophical or ethical standpoint in essay form. If you make a mighty argument, the judges may feel compelled to grant you $2,000. The deadline is Oct. 1 at 11:59 p.m. For more info and guidelines, visit www.textbookX.com. 

Random listing of the week …

Emery rocks out in the Culture Room

Come listen to the edgy rock/scream-o band Emery strum out their new musical goods from their summer release, In Shallow Seas We Sail, on Aug. 6 at the Culture Room in Fort Lauderdale. Be warned, you just may infected by their contagious beats and lyrics. The show starts at 7:30 p.m. For tickets or info, visit www.ticketmaster.com.

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