2, ALLIGATOR THURSDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2009News Today Subscription Rates: One Semester (Fall or Spring) $18 Summer Semester $10 Two Semesters (Fall or Spring) $35 Full Year (All Semesters) $40The Independent Florida Alligator is a student newspaper serving the University of Florida, pubThe Alligator The Alligator is The Alligator VOLUME 103 ISSUE 48 ISSN 0889-2423 The Alligator The Alligator Matt Tripp FORECASTTODAY PARTLY CLOUDY 77/56 THUNDER STORMS 79/57 PARTLY CLOUDY 88/66 RAIN 85/66 THUNDER STORMS 88/69 MONDAY SUNDAY SATURDAY FRIDAY The purpose of Advo-Cats is to provide students from all aspects of UF a way to positively influence the lives of animals through philanthropy efforts in the Gainesville community. RUB Entertainment Presents: True Blood Marathon Today, 8 p.m. Orange & Brew Craving some blood? Come enjoy the free screening of two episodes of HBOs monster hit True Blood part of RUBs Halloween Bloodsuckers Bash. You must be 18 or older to attend due to mature content. Visit www.union.ufl.edu/rub for more info. RUB Entertainment presents: Vampire Movie Marathon Today, 8 p.m. Reitz Union Auditorium Put on those fangs as RUBs vampire movie week continues with Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horror and Interview with a Vampire. The event is free. For more information, check us out on Facebook or www. union.ufl.edu/rub. Zombie Scavenger Hunt Friday, 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. OConnell Center Parking Lot Want to celebrate Halloween and get good karma? Come join the Neuroscience Club for a scavenger hunt thats for a good cause. It costs $5 to participate, and all proceeds will go to the Gainesville/north central Florida chapter of the National Alliance for Mental Illness. Prizes will be given to the first two teams to finish, as well as the best dressed person. Register at neuroscienceclub@ gmail.com, please include your name and number. Florida Education Association Meeting Tuesday, 7 p.m. Terrace Room FEA will be hosting an Arts in the Classroom workshop. Those who attend will learn fun activities that incorporate dance, drama, art, music and cooking into their curriculum. There will be food and fun giveaways. Contact Laura Roberts at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions. Engineers Without Borders general body meeting Tuesday, 7:30 p.m. RNK Room 110 There will be updates on the groups international projects plus some great ways to get involved with local and research projects and our exciting fundWHATS HAPPENING Kaleidoscope Month presents Mr. and Mrs. AASU Pageant Today Reitz Union Grand Ballroom Kaleidoscope Month is a celebration of Asian-American awareness through events and forums. The pageant will showcase many hidden talents and aspects of the culture. Come learn about a different culture and its traditions. International Medical Outreachs Skate Station Fundraiser Today, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Skate Station Funworks, 1311 NW 76th Blvd. Help us help others. Skating, skating equipment rentals, a full arcade and use of batting cages is $10. All money raised will go toward funding a medical mission trip this spring break to Peru. Pre-Fest Show Today, 5 p.m. 1982 Music Venue Kick off your Fest weekend at 1982. Come out and see Young Livers, Bridge & Tunnel, Landmines, O Pioneers!!!, North Lincoln and more. Doors open at 5 p.m. Contradictions of Islam and Secularism in Turkey Today, 7 p.m. Pugh Hall Ocora Talk by Jenny White of Boston University for the Center for European Studies series titled Turkey & the West. Turkey is a radically secularist state with a long history of rule by a military and industrial elite. The Muslim government has been aligning Turkeys laws to those of the European Union as part of its intensive campaign to gain membership. Thriller Night: Michael Jackson Dance Tribute Today, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Southwest Recreation Center, Basketball Court 4 Group Fitness is presenting its second annual Thriller Night. Come out and enjoy the music of Michael Jackson while learning dances to his hit songs. Prizes will be given in the categories of Best Dancer, Most Enthusiasm and Moves Most Like Michael. Gators for HIV Education(GHIVE) H.O.T. Party Today, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Offering free HIV testing in a more intimate setting, you will have a chance to meet and greet new people at a fun social gathering. This months party is Halloween-themed and a prize for the best dressed will be up for grabs. There will be free food and games. Space is limited to the first 25 guests, so please RSVP by sending an e-mail to ghivevp@ yahoo.com for more details. Advo-Cats general meeting Today, 7 p.m. Vet School, Lecture Hall B raising committee. All majors are welcome. Taco Dinner Tuesday, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Campus Christian House All you can eat for $5 for presold tickets and $7 at the door. The event is hosted by Project MASCOT, a mentoring group for at-risk elementary school students. RUB Entertainment presents: comedian Lachlan Patterson Tuesday, 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. Orange & Brew Stressed from all your exams and classes? Come out for a good laugh. Patterson has performed on Comedy Centrals Live at Gotham. Golden Key General Meeting Wednesday, 6:45 p.m. This is the last general meeting before the induction ceremony, so come out to learn why Golden Key is the worlds most prestigious honor society. Come learn about our service and charity projects with free pizza and soda. Please send an e-mail to email@example.com if you have any questions. African Student Union Pageant Nov. 5, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Reitz Union Rion Ballroom There will be lots of free food so dont miss out. Penny voting for each contestant will be from Oct. 26 to Nov. 5. Gator Society for Human Resource Management information session Nov. 9, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Career Resource Center Library GatorSHRM is a new student organization for human resources offering networking, leadership, volunteer and resume-building opportunities. Students from all majors are encouraged to attend the information session. Free refreshments. Please RSVP at GatorSHRM@gmail.com. Learn more about HR at shrm.org. Got an event? And want to post it in this space? Send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org with Whats Happening in the subject line. Please include a oneto two-sentence synopsis of the event. Make sure all submissions are formatted properly.