News Briefs

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Olivia Jacobs

Illustration: Isabel Sperry

 

IWU holds annual Symphony Orchestra concert

Feb. 26 7:30 p.m.

The School of Music will be hosting their annual Symphony Orchestra concert virtually. All School of Music events throughout the semester will premiere online at the listed date and time and then be available on demand. The links will be posted here.

 

Tributaries present “A Night of Healing”

Feb. 26, 7-9 p.m.

IWU’s literary magazine will introduce three BIPOC speakers including Jessica Reidy, Jaz Olmos and Trace Barbour Aguila to lead a conversation about the progression of oral tradition into writing, the trauma of colonization and being a good witch. There will also potentially be a tarot card reading at the end of the event. Students can access the event through this Zoom link and Meeting ID: 857 3824 8325

 

CAB hosts “Cell Phone Smackdown”

Feb. 26, 7-8 p.m.

The Campus Activities Board will be putting student’s trivia knowledge to the test with this virtual event. Students will have an opportunity to win cash prizes. More information will be sent out to all students via email. 

 

Pride Alliance hosts 18th Annual Charity Drag Show

Feb. 27, 8-10 p.m.

IWU’s Pride Alliance will be offering a hybrid viewing of their annual Charity Drag Show. Students can attend virtually through this Zoom link or can attend in-person by filling out this registration form. Attendees are encouraged to make $5 donations at the entrance to the event.

 

Student Senate holds general assembly

Feb. 28 6 p.m.

All student senate meetings for the Spring 2021 semester will be held via Zoom. All of the meetings are open to the entire student body and students are encouraged to attend and talk about issues they feel need to be addressed. 

 

SALSA hosts Barrio Fiesta

March 1, 7-8 p.m.

The Spanish and Latinx Student Association (SALSA) will be sponsoring a series of events to celebrate the Indigenous heritage of Latin America with an emphasis on the countries of Colombia, Honduras, Panama and Brazil. The events will be held virtually throughout the week via this Zoom link, Meeting ID: 884 4241 2086 and Passcode: 144989.

 

Academic Skills Series continues

March 1, 7-8 p.m.

Students can join the Action Research Center’s (ARC) weekly drop-in call on Monday evenings. This week’s topic will focus on understanding faculty expectations. Students who are interested in attending should watch the pre-recorded video on the weekly topic here.

 

Writing Center presents “Writing as Protest”

March 2, 5-6 p.m.

The Writing Center will be sponsoring a workshop to discuss inspirational protest writing and will allow stuents to work on some of their own. Students who are interested in attending should contact Anna Scanlon  [email protected] for the link and password to the event. 

 

Asian Studies Colloquium celebrates Spring

March 3, 4-5:15 p.m.

The Asian Studies Team and the International Studies Program will host a lecture and workshop on Japanese Drum. Students who are interested in attending can access the event through this Zoom link, Meeting ID: 831 4549 9048 and Passcode: 775572.

 

Student Senate hosts “Sit Down With Senate”

March 3, 4:30-5:30 p.m.

Student Senate will be interviewing President Nugent as the first part of their “Sit Down With Senate” series. The interview will be hosted by students Julia Hilt and Jack McElveen and all students are invited to attend. The interview will take place via Zoom and will be recorded for future viewing. The link will be provided at a later date. 

 

OSI hosts “Courageous Dialogue”

March 3, 6-8 p.m.

Part three of student involvement’s “Unmasking Your Leadership Potential” series. Courageous Dialogue is a virtual, interactive workshop that is only open to sophomores, juniors and seniors. The workshop is designed to empower leaders to engage in courageous conversations and grow in allyship and activism. Students who are interested in attending must register here, registration is limited to the first 100 participants. 

 

ODI continues 3D series

March 4, 4-5:30 p.m.

ODI will be continuing their 3D series with Women’s History Month which will focus on reproductive rights. The event will be offered virtually through Zoom and those who are interested in attending should email Veronica Torres Luna [email protected] for the link information. 

 

Writing Center hosts “Lawyer Up”

March 4, 5-6 p.m.

Professor Scanlon, Director of the Writing Center, will be hosting a virtual workshop to provide tips on writing personal statements for law school. The workshop will be recorded, but to register for the event or to receive a copy email Ann Scanlon  [email protected]