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Dancing in the UCC Atrium

Kick balls to raise money for cystic fibrosis
Epic Pull, a group of students planning to cross Canada to raise awareness about cystic fibrosis, is holding a fundraising soccer-baseball tournament Friday.

The tournament kicks off at noon at the baseball diamonds behind the TD Waterhouse Stadium. Teams must have at least seven players and each team is guaranteed to play three games.

Don’t have a team? No problem. “Free agents” are encouraged to play. The cost is $5 per player and games will be played rain or shine.

For more information or to register, contact Anthony Stracuzzi at
"Michael Gregoris

Western’s distinguished professors present lectures next week
Western’s Distinguished Professorship Award Lecture Series will honour two of the university’s finest academics next week.

Professors David Bentley and Robert Hegele, both of whom have received the title of Distinguished University Professor, will speak Monday at 4 p.m. in Conron Hall at University College.

Bentley, a member of the Department of English, will deliver a speech entitled “On Coming Poetically to be at Home in Canada.”

Hegele, a member of the Department of Medicine and Biochemistry and the Robarts Research Institute, will present “Genomics and Destiny.”

Everyone is welcome. A reception will follow.
"Michael Gregoris

Unscripted dance production
UWO Dance Force’s year-end production “Unscripted” takes place tomorrow at 8 p.m. and Friday at 2:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. in Talbot College’s Talbot Theatre.

The production explores the past, present and future of women in society through dance.

Proceeds go to The Women’s Community House in London. For more information, contact
"Cigdem Iltan

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