Sunday, September 21, 2014
Santa Monica Beach Volleyball Tournament
Join SAE for a Santa Monica beach volleyball tournament! All proceeds will go directly to support Home Boy Industries, an organization that helps former convicts and gang members find employment and escape their former restraints
This event will bring together members of the Greek Communities from Oxy, USC, UCLA, LMU, Cal State LA, La Verne, Cal State Northridge and Cal Poly Pomona and other members from their respective student bodies.
Registration is $15 a person which will get you a t-shirt, food and an afternoon of beach volleyball at Santa Monica.
To put together a team to compete in the open 6v6 bracket, or if you have any questions or concerns, please email Vinny Vigorita at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sunday, September 21, 2014 - Monday, September 22, 2014
Oxy-Caltech Concert Band Auditions
Play an instrument? Want to play in an ensemble that has performed at Carnegie Hall, the Great Wall of China, and (most recently) Disney Hall,
but in a low-pressure setting?
Come to the Oxy-Caltech Concert Band's informal "auditions." The band is a diverse ensemble consisting of current Oxy and Caltech students, alumni from each institution, and members of the local community. Auditions are extremely low-key. If you want to bring a prepared piece, that's fine but
not necessary (and not bringing one won't affect your chances of getting in!). This is simply a chance to meet our director and figure out placement in the ensemble. Even if you haven't played in months, you're still welcome to play with the group.
Rehearsals are held once a week nights both at Oxy and Caltech. First rehearsal is at Caltech--transportation provided! Questions? Email Zoe Nissen at email@example.com.
Monday, September 22, 2014
Dating/Domestic Violence National Day of Unity
Project SAFE invites you to wear purple in solidarity with victims and survivors of dating/domestic violence.
Stop by the Cooler to check out a photography display of how Oxy students are joining the movement to end violence (OSL Art Wall)!
Monday, September 22, 2014
The War Within The War
If there were a single event of the 20th century that we could magically undo, would it not be the war of 1914-1918? So much happened as a direct result: some 20 million deaths, the rise of Nazism, the Russian Revolution, and another world war that was even more destructive. "To End All Wars" takes a fresh look at this tragic conflict—and at those who refused to fight in it.
Adam Hochschild's first book, "Half the Way Home: A Memoir of Father and Son," was published in 1986. Michiko Kakutani of The New York Times called it "an extraordinarily moving portrait of the complexities and confusions of familial love . . . firmly grounded in the specifics of a particular time and place, conjuring them up with Proustian detail and affection." It was followed by "The Mirror at Midnight: A South African Journey," and "The Unquiet Ghost: Russians Remember Stalin." His 1997 collection, "Finding the Trapdoor: Essays, Portraits, Travels," won the PEN/Spielvogel-Diamonstein Award for the Art of the Essay. "King Leopold's Ghost: A Story of Greed, Terror and Heroism in Colonial Africa" was a finalist for the 1998 National Book Critics Circle Award. It also won a J. Anthony Lukas award in the United States, and the Duff Cooper Prize in England. Five of his books have been named Notable Books of the Year by The New York Times Book Review. His "Bury the Chains: Prophets and Rebels in the Fight to Free an Empire's Slaves" was a finalist for the 2005 National Book Award in Nonfiction and won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for History.
"To End All Wars: A Story of Loyalty and Rebellion, 1914-1918," Hochschild's latest book, was a New York Times bestseller. It was a finalist for the 2011 National Book Critics Circle Award for General Nonfiction and won the 2012 Dayton Literary Peace Prize for Nonfiction.
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Critical Theory & Social Justice Department Mixer
Are you interested in finding out more about CTSJ? Do you have questions about courses and research? Discover information on the exciting fields of CTSJ!
Refreshments and snacks will be served