Applications for the Student Union Building Room Lottery will be accepted between 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 5-8 in the Student Union Building Administrative Office, Room 2000. Lottery forms can be found at

“Runaway Girl,” a presentation by Carissa Phelps, a child survivor of sex trafficking and homelessness, will take place at 7 p.m. Nov. 5 in Violette Hall 1000.

Award-winning author Peter Nye will present “Writing About What You Want to Write: From Idea to Published Book,” at 7 p.m. Nov. 5 in the Student Union Building Alumni Room. Nye has authored and co-authored seven books, and written on topics as diverse as professional cycling, labor and automotive history. He will speak about his writing career, developing an idea for a book, working with agents, co-authoring books and writing about what you love. Sponsored by the Department of English and Linguistics.

The Office of Citizenship and Community Standards will host an election returns watch party from 8-11 p.m. Nov. 6 in the Student Union Building HUB.

The Pre-Law Club will host an event with The University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law at 7 p.m. Nov. 7 in Violette Hall 1404. Ellen Suni, dean of the UMKC School of Law, along with several faculty members and admissions counselors, will speak to students that may be interested in law school. Application fee waivers will be available at the meeting. Refreshments will be provided.

Students Supporting the Exceptional Community (SSEC) is hosting Wheelchair Basketball from 1-3 p.m. Nov. 10 in the Student Recreation Center. Teams should be made of 3-5 people. The early registration fee is $15 dollars for all who sign up by Nov. 8. After that the price will be $17. If every player on the team brings a canned food item, the price will be discounted. All proceeds benefit the Special Olympics.

The American Association of University Professors (AAUP) will host its monthly meeting at 4:30 p.m. Nov 13 at the University Club House, 516 E. Patterson. Contact Marc Becker at or call 660.785.6036 for more information.

French students will perform the medieval comedy “La Farce de Maître Pathelin” at 8 p.m. Nov. 14-15 in the Student Union Building Activities Room. English “sidetitles” will be provided. For more information, contact Patrick Lobert at

A schedule of this week’s Truman Athletics events can be found here.
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