Weekend Update – What’s Happening on Campus

This is gearing up to be a great weekend for our students.  The weather will approach 70 degrees, spring is in the air, and the mood on campus is cheerful.  Here’s a quick rundown of some of the things your students can do this weekend.

Friday – February 17th, 2011

Comedian Tim Young
8pm, Shorty’s
Need a good laugh? Come enjoy the hilarious Tim Young in Shorty’s. Tim has been featured on MTV, Comedy Central and HBO. Check him out on YouTube and we’ll see you at Shorty’s! 

Grapes of Wrath
7:30pm, Main Stage Theatre in Scales Fine Arts
Come see The Grapes of Wrath based on the novel by John Steinbeck, adapted by Frank Galati and directed by Sharon Andrews. This ensemble theater piece is only $5 for students. RSVP on Facebook for more information! 
 

Trains that Passed in the Night
7pm, Reynolda House
Come to Reynolda House to celebrate the opening of their new exhibit on the photography of Winston O. Link. RSVP on Facebook and guess what – admission is free for students!

WAKE UP!
7pm, Magnolia Room
This is the final event of the Wake Up! event series benefiting Kenya Kids Can. This organization feeds children and brings solar powered computer centers to schools to help better education. The $5 admission goes entirely to the organization. Enjoy food and music by Innuendo and Plead the Fifth. Learn more on Facebook.

Saturday – February 18th, 2011

Day Trip to the International Civil Rights Museum
8:30am to 12:30pm, Greensboro
Breakfast, admission and transportation are all provided for this trip to the International Civil Rights Museum. Sign up in the OMA or Residence Life & Housing offices before 5pm on Friday. Get more information on Facebook.

Basketball vs. FSU
1pm, LJVM
Come to the Joel to support the Deacs as they take on Florida State! We need all of the loud, cheering students we can get. Shuttles start at 11:30am behind Poteat Hall. 

Student Union Film Series: Waiting for Superman
7 and 9:30pm, Pugh Auditorium
This documentary won several awards for its groundbreaking expose on the American education system. This controversial film just came out on DVD this week and will surely have you thinking about whether or not our public education system is sufficient. Watch the trailer here and we’ll see you in Pugh.

Grapes of Wrath
7:30pm, Main Stage Theatre in Scales Fine Arts
Come see The Grapes of Wrath based on the novel by John Steinbeck, adapted by Frank Galati and directed by Sharon Andrews. This ensemble theater piece is only $5 for students. RSVP on Facebook for more information!

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