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November 6, 2008

Street Beats comes to UWRF

UW-River Falls will be featuring a high-energy show by Street Beat Remixed on Saturday, Nov. 8, from 9 to 10 p.m. The Street Beat Remixed performance includes break dancing, industrial drum corps, urbanized taiko drumming, stunts, theatrics and audience interaction while using recycled, reclaimed and found pieces of materials. This performance is a collaboration between Vater artist and Street Beat founder Ben Hanse, Chris Mendez and DJ Lee Dyson. The St. Croix Institute for Sustainable Community Development’s contributions will help sponsor this minimal-waste event, focusing on recycling and sustainability. There will be food for purchase provided by Sodexo. More information can be found at www.uwrf.edu/sustain. The event is at the Falcons Nest in the University Center and is free.

Student reading series and open mic

Come and join students reading original poetry and prose in the Breezeway of the Davee Library on Thursday, Nov. 13 from 4 to 5 p.m. If you are interested in reading, please sign up in the English department or email Professor Brantley at jennifer.s.brantley@uwrf.edu. There will be an an open mic following the event. The event is free.

ITC 2010 Informational Meeting

The International Traveling Classroom (ITC) 2010 is a study-abroad program that takes students to Europe where they travel, live, and study in several different locations, such as Paris, London, Berlin and the Pyrenees. Students enroll in UWRF courses, earning credits towards degree and at the end of the semester they travel either independently or in small groups to visit other locations. Students from all disciplines are encouraged to apply and can usually apply the courses to general education, liberal arts or other requirements. The meeting is on Thursday, Nov. 13, from 7 to 9 p.m. in Centennial Science room 152. For more information, please consult the program’s website.

Festival highlights different cultures

The Asian American Student Association (AASA) will sponsor a festival celebrating a variety of different cultures on Tuesday, Nov. 18 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the North Hall auditorium. There will be food, dance, music and other entertainments. People will get a chance to see examples of traditional clothing from different cultures and obtain knowledge of these cultures and where they come from.

Listening session hears opinions

The Chancellors Veterans Task Force will hold a listening session at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday . Go and voice your concerns about the campus, whether it be benefits, professors, class, or the Veterans service office. The session will be held at the Kinnickinnic River Theater, room 320, in the University Center.

Coffee with the Times

The next segment in the Coffee with the Times discussion series, entitled “Phishing and Identity Theft,” is scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 13, at 2 p.m. The discussion will be led by Mary-Alice Muraski. This free campus event will be held in the Davee Library breezeway.