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Thursday, October 2

9:00 am - 4:00 pm    Car Smash for Cancer

Student Activities / USU Student Association (USUSA)

Event location: Sigma Chi House parking lot (corner of 800 E and 700 N) Use a sledgehammer to take a hit at a BYU-themed car to prepare for the game on Friday!!! All proceeds will be donated to the Huntsman Cancer Institute. Smash up the "Y" car, smash the "Y" football team, smash cancer with your donations.

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10:00 am - 5:00 pm    Enchanted Modernities - Mysticism, Landscape & the American West

Exhibit / Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art

Caine College of the Arts and the Leverhulme Trust partner to highlight Theosophy, Modernism and the Arts between 1875-1960. Opening reception April 16 from 6-9 p.m. including Music Through Theosophy featuring the Fry Street Quartet.

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11:30 am - 12:30 pm    Testing Like a Pro: Test Prep and Test Taking Strategies

Workshop / Academic Success Center (ASC)

It is possible to do better on tests just by the way the student approaches the questions. Common sense and critical thinking are key strategies. How to read the questions, make a testing strategy, how to remember more, etc.

Taggart Student Center, More Info

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm    Tanner Talk -- Culinary Composition - Food in Renaissance Art

Lecture & Readings / College of Humanities & Social Sciences

Tanner Talk - Dr. Luciano Cheles, Ph.D., professor of Italian art at the University of Poitiers, France, will discuss how food motifs in Renaissance art were used to communicate specific Christian messages. Join us Thursday, October 2, from 3-4 p.m. in the Library, room 101.

Merrill-Cazier Library, More Info

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm    20th Annual Leonard J. Arrington Mormon History Lecture

Lecture & Readings / Merrill-Cazier Library

The 20th Annual Leonard J. Arrington Mormon History Lecture will take place in the Logan Tabernacle, 50 N. Main Street, on Thursday, October 2, at 7 p.m. The title of this year's lecture is "Heroes and Hero Worship: Brigham Young and the Utah War." It will be presented by Dr. Ronald W. Walker, a professional historian living in Salt Lake City and a former Professor of History at Brigham Young University. Walker is the author of eight books and more than five dozen historical articles, dealing mainly with Western, Utah, and Mormon history. The Mormon History Association has recognized his work with several citations and awards, including its Best Book Award which he has received twice. To read an abstract of the lecture and more about the lecture, visit the web site shown below. All area college students are invited to participate in a writing competition in conjunction with this lecture. Cash awards will be given. See web site for details.

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