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Sports Speakers Series Warren Henson: Listen to alum Warren Henson speak of his experience in the criminal justice field and as a basketball coach 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 1, in IRC 120. The event will be hosted by the Sports Careers RSO, Lambda Alpha Epsilon, the sports communication program and the criminal justice program. It is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Sandy Alspach at SandraAlspach@

Hugh Ryan Author Talk: Hear author Hugh Ryan discuss his novel, “When Brooklyn Was Queer,” 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 1, in University Center 116. The event will be hosted by the LGBTQ+ Resource Center in honor of LGBTQ+ History Month. Ryan will answer questions and sign copies of his book, which will be available for sale. Copies of the novel can be borrowed from the LGBTQ+ Resource Center in advance. For more information, contact Sarah Doherty at

The Incredible 5,000-Mile Journey of Saul Flores: In honor of Latinx Heritage Month, hear Saul Flores speak about the dangerous journey of immigration 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 3, in UC 202. Flores walked 5,328 miles through 10 countries to show how dangerous immigration can be, and in the process, he raised money for a Mexican elementary school. He will be speaking of his trek and showing pictures of the people, communities and cultures he saw during it. The event will be hosted by Sigma Lambda Beta, the Office of Multicultural Student Services, the Hispanic Student Organization, the Center for Latin@ Studies and Spanish faculty. For more information, contact Daniel Rivera at