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Free flu shots

UTRGV Health Services staff will administer free flu shots to the campus community from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday at its clinics, located at 613 N. Sugar Rd. in Edinburg and in Cortez Hall 237 in Brownsville. For more information, call 665-2511 or 882-7643.

Recovery Walkathon

The UTRGV Counseling Center and the Collegiate Recovery Program will sponsor the Recovery Walkathon at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Student Union in Brownsville and at 11 a.m., 11:30 a.m., noon and 12:30 p.m. at the Student Union in Edinburg. Registration is free and will take place at 10 a.m. The first 25 students to register will receive a $5 gift card. For more information, call Jorge A. Muñoz, counseling specialist, at 882-3896.

Coffee with Cops

Coffee with Cops, an event to learn campus safety tips, ask questions and get to know the officers on campus, will take place from 7:30 to 9 a.m.Tuesday at the Student Union Commons in Edinburg. The UTRGV Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities will host the event. For more information, call the UTRGV Police Department at 665-7151 or Student Rights and Responsibilities at 665-5375.

Latinos in America

Student Involvement will sponsor a trivia event, titled “Latinos in America: Celebrating our Diversity” to break stereotypes while discovering the diversity of Latinos around the world. The event will take place from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday in the University Ballroom on the Edinburg campus and from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Oct. 13 in the Student Union’s Gran Salón in Brownsville. For more information, call Student Involvement at 665-2660.

U Central closed Wednesday

The offices of Admissions, Financial Aid and Registrar’s (U Central) will be closed Wednesday, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Brownsville and from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Edinburg. For more information, call U Central at (888) 882-4026.

Soledad O’Brien: ‘Latinos in America’

CNN journalist Soledad O’Brien will bring her “I am Latino in America” tour to UTRGV from 7 to 9 p.m. Oct. 5 in the Performing Arts Center in Edinburg. For more information, call Student Involvement at 665-2660.

‘Writing Chicana History’

Tejana feminist historian Antonia Castañeda will present a lecture titled “Writing Chicana History,” which focuses on her recently published book, “The Three Decades of Engendering History: Selected Works of Antonia I. Castañeda” and the state of Chicana/Latina studies. Castañeda will speak from 1:40 to 2:55 p.m. and from 4:40 to 7:10 p.m. Oct. 6 in Education Complex 3.204 on the Edinburg campus. For more information, call the Mexican American Studies Program at


–Compiled by Mario Gonzalez

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