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"Bryant A. Jones" <[log in to unmask]>
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Wed, 3 Nov 2004 20:37:40 -0500
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Dear UVM Students,

1.  Become a member of the University Board of Trustees
2.  Student hockey and basketball tickets in the SGA office
3.  Tailgating party at the UVM hockey vs. Princeton - Nov 5 at 5pm
4.  Howie Day with special guest Tristan Prettyman
5.  Univeristy of Vermont Red Bull Art Competition

Are you bored?  If so, go to the UVM bored page to find out what's going on
around campus.  http://www.uvm.edu/~bored

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1.  Become a member of the University BOT   ----------------------------
     Get your applications NOW in the SGA office, B-156 Billings Student Center.
It is important that you pick up your applications and attend the info
sessions that begin next week.  For more information please call 656-2053.

The next info session is tomorrow (November 4) in Kalkin, room 004 at 7pm.  The
guest will be Provost John Bramley.

The first info session is November 3 at 7pm in Memorial Lounge, Waterman.  There
will be three info sessions and they are all mandatory.
The UVM Board of Trustees has two positions reserved for full time students.
Each year, a student is selected by the Student Trustee Selection Committee for
a two-year term.

The Board of Trustees has full legal responsibility and authority for the
University of Vermont, including entire management and control of property, and
affairs of the University.  The Board of Trustees sets and approves policies,
budgets and strategic planning. The Board has authority to confer tenure on
faculty members and award honorary degrees.  The Board also appoints the
President of the University.

The Board of Trustees at the University of Vermont consists of 25 members (9
legislative, 9 self-perpetuating, 3 gubernatorial, and 2 students; the Governor
and the President of the University of Vermont serve as ex-officio members
during their terms of office).  Each member serves a 6-year term, with the
exception of the student members who serve 2 year terms. All terms begin on
March 1.

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2.  Get your tickets    ----------------------------
     Get your UVM student athletic tickets in the SGA office or the Patrick Gym
Athletic Office.  The tickets are almost gone so come quickly.

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3.  Tailgating Party   ----------------------------
     SGA is sponsoring the UVM vs. Princeton hockey game.  There will be a
tailgating party to the left of the student entrance at Gutterson.  Free
pizza!!  Bring a Cynic to the game to read when the opposing team enters the
rink.  SGA will provide students with bam bams.  Wear GREEN and GOLD!!!

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4.  Howie Day   ----------------------------
     SA Concerts presents Howie Day with special guest Tristan Prettyman on
November 19th in Ira Allen Chapel.  Doors 7:30 Show 8:30. Tickets are $15 for
UVM students and $20 for non-students/door.  Tickets are available at the UVM
ticket office (Patrick Gym) Purepop, and online at uvm.edu/~sacon.  Get your
tickets now as this show will sell-out.

     $Win money$ with Star Wars- $100, $50, and 3 pairs of tickets for Howie Day
and all you have to do is watch Star Wars and fill out a quick Survey!  FREE
FOOD AND SNACKS. Please support a Political Science class Research project.
All three Star Wars will be shown, must be present at all to win prizes.  The
first showing of Star Wars:  A New Hope are Sunday Nov. 7 at 7:30 in CC Theater
as well as Tuesday Nov. 9th in Lafayette 108 at 7:30.  Times for next 2
showings available at these showings.

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5.  Red Bull Contest   ----------------------------
RED BULL ART OF THE CAN CONTEST: Registration closes Dec. 2

Red Bull is currently holding an enormous competition open to anyone and
everyone interested. It does not matter if you are a modern day Michaelangelo
or not, Red Bull is interested in creativity using the product. Here's how it
works:  Essentially, each competitor will use empty Red Bull cans to make an
original work of art. Creativity is the key here.

How are the pieces judged?
1. Creative Concept - Overall idea behind the piece
2. Conceptual execution - How well did the piece translate the concept
3. Construction - How well the piece is made, special effort

WHAT CAN YOU WIN?
First Prize: A trip for two to La Biennale in Venice, Italy. This trip to
the 51st International Arts Exhibition is entirely first class, and well
worth the effort.

Selected entries will be displayed in a special two week exhibition at the
Artists for Humanity EpiCenter in South Boston on February 26-March 13,
2005. This is a great opportunity to get yourself and the University of Vermont
on the art world map. Winners will be announced after Jan1, 2005.

        Thank you for your time and consideration.
                Chris Hathaway
                Student Brand Manager, Red Bull North America

Please email me at [log in to unmask] if there are any questions or
concerns.
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Have a great week,
Bryant Jones
President
Student Government Association

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B-156 Billings Student Center
48 University Place
Burlington, VT 05405
Phone: (802)656-2053

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