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    Film festival to celebrate women in film

    The LunaFest film festival will be holding its first annual Arizona film festival on campus tonight.

    The festival, which is sponsored by nutrition bar maker Luna Bars, will showcase films made by women, for women or about women and will benefit the UA Women’s Studies Advisory Council and the Breast Cancer Fund, said Alison Greene, senior program coordinator of women’s studies.

    There will be eight short films shown and the winner from a recent local film contest will be revealed.

    The festival will donate all of the proceeds from ticket sales fifteen percent will go to the Breast Cancer Fund and the remaining 85 percent will benefit WOSAC, a support organization for the women’s studies department, Greene said.

    The festival will be held at 7 tonight at the Gallagher Theatre in the Student Union Memorial Center. Tickets are $5 for students with a CatCard and $10 for general admission.

    Tickets can be purchased at the Gallagher Theatre Box Office. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the festival will end around 9:30 p.m.

    For more information, e-mail UALunaFest@gmail.com or visit http://ws.web.arizona.edu/wosac/lunafest.pdf.

    -Jacqueline Kuder

    Council accepting graduate, professional student candidates for March elections

    The Graduate and Professional Student Council is accepting applications for council representatives.

    UA graduate and professional students may run for president, vice president, at-large representative and constituency/college representative.

    The deadline to submit candidacy materials to be president or vice president is Friday. Materials for the other positions must be turned in by March 10.

    GPSC elections will be March 27-31.

    For descriptions of all the positions and candidacy requirements, visit the elections section of the GPCS Web site at www.gpsc.arizona.edu.

    Jewish rock star to perform on campus today

    Rick Recht, a popular Jewish musician, will be performing in a free concert on the UA Mall today at 5:30 p.m.

    The concert is sponsored by the Hillel Foundation and by MASA, an organization that provides scholarships to send students to Israel.

    Sorority percentage night

    The Zeta Phi Beta sorority is having a percentage night tonight at La Salsa, 825 E. University Blvd.

    La Salsa will donate 15 percent of the night’s proceeds to the sorority.

    Join the women for dinner and help support their sorority tonight from 5 to 9.

    If you have questions contact Katrina at kkvien@email.arizona.edu.

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