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04/16/2014

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Out of more than 80 school districts around the state Wooster City Schools has the highest overall poverty rate of 53.3 percent based on free and reduced lunch eligibility statistics. Soup and Bread is raising money to help pay for these students’ meals over the summer. Help us reach our goal of $1,500 from now until the end of the semester! Soup and Bread will be serving Vegetable Beef Soup, Vegan Vegetable Chowder, and French Onion Soup along with Whole Grain Breads and Toppings in Kittredge Dining Hall from 11 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Friday, April 18th. We'll be giving away 2 free T-shirts!

Women of Ciudad Juárez uses the theatre as a space to examine, reflect on, and speak about the femicides taking place in Juárez, Mexico, where since 1993 hundreds of women--including factory workers, indigenous women, and young girls--have been brutally raped, tortured, and murdered. Performance dates are: April 21, 22, and 23, 8:15 p.m. Tickets are free of charge and performance is open to the campus and community. Box Office hours are Monday-Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Department of Communication, Lambda Pi Eta, and Film Studies are sponsoring a Film Festival. The film screenings will take place in Lean Lecture Hall on Tuesday April 22, between 7-9:30pm. Please come and support student-made films!

I lost my phone and license this past weekend. The phone is red, touch screen, slides open, and is not a smart phone. The license is a California license, with the name 'Emma Muir'. If anyone found either of these items, that would be awesome.

Wednesday, April 16th from 12-1pm in Lowry 118 join Jillian Yoder and Linda Morgan-Clement for the annual OICM Book Study. All faculty and staff are invited! This semester the session focus on excerpts from the first and second This I Believe, edited by Jay Allison and Dan Gediman. Book study will be accompanied by a simple lunch of vegetarian soup, rolls, and water. If you would like to supplement your meal with anything else please feel free to bring that along. The event is the first four weeks in April.

Rosters for are due Tuesday, April 22nd. Play will begin the week of April 27th. It will be either a single or double elimination tournament. Play will be 8 vs. 8. Roster/Waiver forms are available on the Intramural Web site. Completed Rosters should be submitted to Scott Purcell (Campus Box 2556) or to Coach Steve Moore (309 Scot Center)

SPINNING CLASS - On Monday and Wednesday mornings from 6:00 - 7:00 am beginning on Monday, May 19. You must register for this class by April 30 by emailing Pam Tegtmeier.

Join us in the CWAM on Thursday, April 17 from 6:30-8:00 p.m. for the opening celebration of "Lasting Impressions: Print Technique and Process," curated by student enrolled in the History of Prints course taught by Diana Presciutti. Gallery talks at 7:00 p.m. by: Mattie Cannon '14; Robin Klaus '16; Maggie Frick '14; Joyce Lee '16; Jenn Caventer '15; Rebecca Roper; and Elora Agsten '15. This exhibition takes as its subject the role of process in the creation of prints, and features over 40 prints selected from the permanent collection.

On Thursday, April 17th at 7pm-8pm in Scovel 105, Jack Pickering and John Trembley will speak about their work. Jack Pickering serves as a director of the Voice Modification Program for People in the Transgender Community at The College of Saint Rose, which focuses on enhancing communication for male-to-female transsexuals. The second speakers is John Trembley who owns an organization called Growing Words which provides speech and language therapy for individuals in prison. Everyone is welcome!

Join us for the April Vegan Meal at 6:00pm in Mackey Hall on Thursday, April 17th. This month we will be celebrating our College of Wooster Seniors as they prepare to graduate. Bring a dish to share (College students no need to bring a dish, just come!) and enjoy this great opportunity to fellowship with WPC, College of Wooster, and Wooster community members. RSVP via wpcwooster@gmail.com.

Found Nikon camera. Contact Security and Protective Services with a description of the camera.

On Thursday, April 17th from 6:30-8:30 pm in Babcock Dining Hall, Hillel, OICM, and CDGE are hosting a RePlay for Kids Workshop. RePlay for Kids adapts toys for use by children with disabilities. At the workshop participants will learn about the organization, and will work to adapt toys. No prior knowledge is required! To learn more about RePlay's work on campus, see this press release from a workshop in 2012 http://goo.gl/8oXZwv . The session is limited to the first 25 people who RSVP to Celeste at ctannenbaum@wooster.edu.

Nate Boyer and Chris Scimecca, both percussionists and music majors, will present a joint recital on Friday, April 18, at 7:30 pm in Gault Recital Hall. Nate and Chris will also be joined by Joe Caffrey, Tom Roblee, and Chris Mathews for a fun night of amazing percussion music! Plan now to join them for this free recital!

The saxophone students of Dr. Karen Gardener will present a free recital on Wednesday, April 16, beginning at 8 pm in Gault Recital Hall. Come over to Scheide Music Center to hear some great music and support your fellow students!

Jeffrey Rachlinski, professor of law at Cornell University Law School, will present "Predictable Misjudgment: How Intuition Misleads Professional Decision Makers" at the 17th Annual Bell Distinguished Lectureship in Law. The Thursday, April 17 lecture begins at 7:30 p.m. in Lean Lecture Room of Wishart Hall. This event will be preceded by a dessert reception.

For interested faculty, Dean Rehberger will speak about "Promotion, Tenure, & Digital Scholarship" at noon on Thursday, 17 April, with a discussion to follow. The talk will be in The Cube, on Andrews Library's main floor. Rehberger directs the MATRIX Center at Michigan State. He specializes in developing online research applications and educational resources for the web, the use of high performance computing for the analysis of cultural heritage data, and the development of best practices for cultural heritage preservation and exhibition. Lunch will be provided for faculty in attendance.

April 17, 7:30p, Freedlander Theatre. Teju Cole is a noted writer, art historian, street photographer, and professor of literature and art history at Bard College. Born in the United States and raised in Nigeria, Cole is the author of a novella, Every Day is for the Thief, and the novel Open City, which was distinguished as one of the best books of 2011 by the New Yorker, The New York Times, and Time magazine, among others, and for which Cole received the PEN/Hemingway Award. Cole is currently working on a non-fictional narrative of Lagos, a port-city in southwestern Nigeria.

Want to save money, lose weight, have more time, live healthy, be happy, AND save the world along the way? Get ready for a week-long carbon cleanse and discover how living more sustainably can benefit you, our community, and the planet. All are welcome to register for No Impact Week (April 20-27): http://noimpactproject.org/university

Robyn Ochs will be holding three events on Thursday, April 24th: Gender Girdle from 4:00pm-5:00pm in Douglass Basement Dinner talk from 5:30pm-6:30pm in Tartan Room Beyond Binaries from 7:00pm-9:00pm in Hot Box

Join Spectrum for a panel and speak out regarding body positivity. Share what body positivity means to you and why you think it's important. Tuesday, April 22nd from 7-8:30pm in Lowry 119.

Spectrum will be hosting a bonfire at Kenarden fire pit on Sunday, April 20th from 8-10pm. Come hang out with your fellow students!

Come to Lowry Ballroom on April 19th to see Spectrum's student run drag show and dance party, complete with music, silly emcees, and awesome performances! Doors are open from 9:30pm-1am.

Come to Lowry 119 on Thursday, April 17 from 7-8pm to hear Spectrum's panel on trans* identification, vocabulary, and other issues

Come watch Brother Outsider on April 16th at 8pm in Lowry Pit. This film covers the life of Bayard Rustin, an openly gay civil rights activist who dedicated his life to ending segregation and injustice.

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