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Black History Month coming to CU

October first marks the start of black history month, a yearly occurrence that celebrates and remembers the legacy of black history, past and present.

Along with the African Caribbean Society, the Culturae Mundi is hosting three very different events to mark the month.

Kicking the month off on October 11th is a lecture with a twist. For £3 in Square One you can enjoy a night that includes a steel band, a choir, poetry and two lectures on black achievements and black civilisation that will be followed by a DJ and some snacks.

Following this on October 18th a movie night will be held in Square One. The movie is yet to be confirmed but you can find out more information via regular updates on the Culturae Mundi website and twitter or facebook page.

The month is then rounded off on October 26th with a relaxed evening of music, ethnic food and dancing. This will be a ticketed event of £3 and will be held at Jam Rock on Far Gosford Street.

Each event offers a different kind of celebration and outlook on the month and there is definitely something to suit everyone.

For unmissable experiences marking some of the most important hallmarks of civil rights history, make sure to check us out on Facebook and twitter to join us in celebration and commemoration.

By Bryony Gundy

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Nigerian Independence Day

Culturae Mundi will be kicking off the year with a charged celebration of Nigeria’s Independence Day on October 1st!  Set up by Coventry University’s very own global cultures organisation, known as the previously mentioned Culturae Mundi, Nigerian Day promises to host a great array of happenings from music and dance to readings of Nigerian folk poems. You can also expect lots of great food and drink and certainly great company and activity.

For not only a cultivating experience but for an incredibly entertaining one, do join us, Monday the first in Square One here at Cov Uni. The event starts at 5 pm. Don’t miss it!

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The ‘Buzz’ on CUToday- COVENTRY CAR DAY

Coventry Car Day is fast approaching. The ‘Buzz’ team created a brilliant news-letter explaining the significance. The ‘Buzz’ has kindly been supplied by Editor, Amel Guettatfi. To enlarge text, please click on the page and it should open in a new tab and have an enlarge option: Continue reading

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TELEVISION NEWS DAYS

John Mair has organised two Television News Days to take place on the 16th and 17th May (NEXT WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY)

The News Days will be in ET103 at 09.00!

If you want to take part in the fast paced world of Television News, go along and have a go- BE THERE ON TIME IF YOU PLAN TO ATTEND!

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See My Art, Feel My World

A recent CU event saw art lovers enjoying the smART exhibition in The Hub featuring the works of young and enthusiastic artists Romeo Bosna, Mara Mihalache, Alexandru Lupu, Constantin Malmare and Larisa Andreea Cocoara. smART’s “Show & Sell” exhibition was put together by Advertising and Media second years Mihnea Gheorghita and Andrei Baba, as part of their professional experience project.

Written by Galya Dimitrova

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@CU_TodayNews – Follow the tweets!

Every person or business seems to have a Twitter nowadays, and CU Today is no exception. @CU_TodayNews already has hundreds of Coventry students, Post-grads and Journalists following the daily posts.

Posts include published and updated articles, featured work from previous years, and an easy way to interact with the Editor and other followers. All questions, through tweeting or direct messaging, will be answered almost immediately and information on CU Events such as the Coventry Conversations series are displayed immediately and accurately. Furthermore, ‘Live Blogging’ of events or guest speakers are readily available, with additional photos and videos accompanying the events of the day.

If you are a Coventry Journalism student, you are able to get involved and gain access, or use hashtagging’ to report your own live blogs of events. This will be published or retweeted to the public with credits going to you for your portfolio. Email the Editor if you wish to take part.

With the holidays now in full swing, there’s far more time to get social networking and be ready for the second term with information and article ideas. Click the link here to follow.

Jon Dudley – Editor.

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