Daily Flyer: Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013

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Local news

Kirstin Erickson recently became the first female director of the UA’s Latin American and Latino studies program.


Volunteers are needed for a College Branch cleanup scheduled from 3 to 5 p.m. today.

The City Council meets tonight to discuss the 2014 budget, changes to the city’s mobile vendor laws, and more.

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UA news

The UA named Kirstin Erickson as the new director of the Latin American and Latino studies program. Erickson is the program’s first female director.

The ASG invites all UA students to a town hall meeting at 6 p.m. today in the Graduate Education Auditorium.


The Razorback men’s basketball team held off a late run last night to defeat SMU 89-78.

The Arkansas women’s basketball team faces an early-season test against Middle Tennessee State tonight at Bud Walton Arena.


Tuesday Events

6 p.m.  UA Campus: Reading by Poets Jeffrey Skinner & Sarah Gorham
6:30 p.m.  Fayetteville Public Library: C J May’s Resourcery, an educational magic show
6:30 p.m.  UA Old Main / Giffels Auditorium: Stigler Lecture Series
6 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Copelin Bates
6:30 p.m.  Powerhouse Seafood: UA Science Café
7 p.m.  Walton Arts Center: Irving Berlin’s White Christmas
7 p.m.  Pesto Cafe: Jed Clampit
7:30 p.m.  Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall: UA New Music Ensemble
9 p.m.  The Lightbulb Club: Genders / The Brothel Sprouts
9 p.m.  The Phoenix: Winchester Rebels / Dead Strangs

Tuesday Meetings

6 p.m.City Council Meeting ** (agenda)City Hall, Room 219

Tuesday Birthdays

Locals/Expats: Joe Utsch, Doug Curtsinger, Brandon Nealey, James Sloan, Winnie Gracie, Aaron Markowitz, Cassie Sparks, Kent McLemore, Collin Condray and Lawrence Lee.
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Others: Talk-show host Larry King is 80, media mogul Ted Turner is 75, fashion designer Calvin Klein is 71, sportscaster Ahmad Rashad is 64, journalist Ann Curry is 57, drummer Matt Sorum of Guns N’ Roses is 53, actress Meg Ryan is 52, actress Jodie Foster is 51, singer Jason Albert of Heartland is 40, rapper Lil’ Mo is 36 and actor Adam Driver is 30.