Warren College Events Email

The Warren College Events Email is sent weekly to all registered Warren College students. View this week's events below and be sure to watch your email.

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Tickets on Sale for Warren College Semiformal
8:00-11:00 PM, March 10, US Grant Hotel
You are cordially invited to an enchanted evening in the grand palace of the US Grant Hotel. Along with the finest of foods, get mesmerized by the mystic fortune teller and walk away with a masterpiece made by a whimsical caricature artist. Tickets to be a part of this fairy tale are $15 (plus processing fees) and are on sale now to UCSD students. One guest ticket per student. Transportation will be available.
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Monday, February 20
President's Day Holiday - No Classes - Offices Closed
Tuesday, February 21
R&R Squad Chair Massages
3:00-4:00 PM, The Zone
The R&R Squad provides free 4-5 minute low intensity neck, back, shoulders, and arm/hand rubs. Drop in and get a back rub from the R&R Squad.
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Bottoming Under the Orange Regime:  Book Talk
5:00-7:00 PM, Warren College Room, Price Center
UCSD Literature professor Nguyen Tan Hoang hosts a book talk on Asian American masculinity and sexuality. This event is hosted by the Student Promoted Access Center for Educational Services.
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From Japanese Internment to the Muslim Ban
6:00-8:00 PM, Multipurpose Room, Student Services Center
Join UCSD Arts and Humanities for a special lecture on the Muslim Ban as it relates to Japanese internment. This event will feature commentary by UC San Diego professors Wendy Matsuura, Simeon Man, Wael al-Delaimy, and Michael Provence.
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Wednesday, February 22
Revolution of the Heart and Mind:  Self Care and Mental Health in Social Justice Movements
12:00-1:30 PM, Cross Cultural Center

Journalist Jeneé Darden will discuss mental health and activism. Darden hosts the blog and podcast CocoaFly.com, where she shares her thoughts on women, race, sexuality, and wellness and features her article, "Under the Covers: The Popularity and Debate Over Black Erotic Literature," which explores black erotica and the impact of race on black sexuality. Light refreshments provided.

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Identities are Changeable:  A Conversation with Miguel Zenón
12:00-1:30 PM, Cross Cultural Center

In his mixed-media project "Identities are Changeable," jazz saxophonist Miguel Zenón explores Puerto Rican identity in New York through music and interviews. Zenón presents his work and discusses tradition and innovation in identity, language, and music. Zenón is a Grammy nominee, MacArthur and Guggenheim fellow, and member of the SF Jazz Collective.

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'The Get Down' as Black Studies Practice
4:00-7:00 PM, Performance Space, Visual Arts Building
Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, otherwise known as Cadillac from the Netflix Original Series "The Get Down," will be speaking with UCSD Theatre and Dance professor Nadine George-Graves and History professor Daniel Widener. This will be a discussion held in collaboration with the Black Studies Project, the Black Cultural Studies Working Group, the Black Arts Collective, the Black Resource Center, the Graduate Student Association, and the UC Consortium for Black Studies in California.
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Movie Screening:  Moonlight
7:00 PM, PC Theater
A timeless story of human self-discovery and connection, Moonlight chronicles the life of a young black man from childhood to adulthood as he struggles to find his place in the world while growing up in a rough Miami neighborhood. This film was nominated for six Golden Globe awards and eight Academy Awards.
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Thursday, February 23
Therapy Fluffies
1:30-2:30 PM, The Zone
Destress with pet therapy dogs at the Zone. This event occurs every Thursday.
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Afro-Caribbean Dance and Drumming Workshop
3:30-5:00 PM, Social Science Building #101
This program presents an overview of African and Afro-Caribbean percussive and dance forms with demonstrations by professional performers and audience participation. Light refreshments will be provided.
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Know Your Rights:  The Latest Immigration News
5:00-7:30 PM, Cross Cultural Center
Ready Now San Diego, in collaboration with UCSD, will discuss recent and upcoming changes to immigration law and provide important information, resources, and access to legal service providers who may be able to help with cases. A lawyer will also be present. Light refreshments will be served.
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Friday, February 24
Uncovering Black America's Contributions to Cognitive Science
12:00-1:00 PM, CSB 003
A lunch seminar hosted by the UCSD Department of Cognitive Science, will recognize and celebrate the contributions of black researchers by speaking about the work of three amazing scientists and discussing the importance of diversity of perspective in research. The first 50 attendees will receive a free lunch.
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Gender Buffet:  Women in Folklore
12:00-1:30 PM, Women's Center
Gender Buffet is a weekly informal dialogue on issues related to gender. This week's topic is Women in Folklore. Free snacks will be provided.
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Thalma & Laércio de Freitas
8:00-10:30 PM, The Loft
Father/daughter Afro-Brazilian jazz duo Thalma and Laércio de Freitas have a long and rich history of writing and performing music together. Following Thalma's sold-out US debut, the two will showcase beautiful jazz music demonstrating the power of cross-generational influences.
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Saturday, Feb. 25
15th Annual Black History Month Scholarship Brunch
10:30 AM-1:00 PM, Price Center West Ballroom
The 15th annual UC San Diego Black History Month Scholarship Brunch will feature a keynote address by educator, national change-maker and author Dr. Steve Perry. All campus and community members are invited to this soulful experience, which will include a performance by national recording jazz harpist Mariea Antoinette, a Southern-style soul food brunch, a silent auction, and recognition of student scholars. All proceeds from the silent auction support undergraduate scholarships.
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Joshua White - (((CODES)))
8:00-11:00 PM, The Loft
The music of (((CODES))), presented by Joshua White, takes the inspiration of African American poets of the past and celebrates their past through gospel, jazz, and spoken word music. The works of Audre Lorde, Langston Hughes, and Amiri Baraka will be performed by an all-star band.
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Sunday, February 26
UCSD Rotaract's 3rd Annual WAPI Project
9:00 AM-2:00 PM, Great Hall
The WAPI (Water Pasteurization Indicators) Project is an annual event held by Rotaract in which we gather the UCSD community in making 1,000 WAPIs in just one day to be delivered to communities in Nairobi, Kenya. Last year, Rotaract was able to exceed that number and hopes to do so again with your help. Free breakfast and lunch will be provided.
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Nominations for The Academe Awards for Principles of Community Due 11:59 PM, March 1
Earl Warren College will honor five members of the UC San Diego community for excellence with regard to our campus's Pinrciples of Community. Nominations are accepted for students, faculty, staff, or organizations you feel are deserving of a Warren College Academe Award (or Bearle) until March 1.
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Warren Transfer and Commuter Commission
Tuesday at 12:00 PM | Round Table Pizza
Commission on Warren Spirit (COWS)
Monday at 2:00 PM | Warren College Medium Conference Room
(Warren Admin Building)
Warren College Student Council (WCSC)
Thursday at 6:30 PM | Warren College Student Lounge
(Warren Admin Building)
Warren Concerts & Festivals Commission
Monday at 9:00 AM | Warren College Medium Conference Room
(Warren Admin Building)
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Earl Warren College, UC San Diego
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How to Submit your Event Information

If you are a member of a Warren College or CSI registered organization and would like to submit an event for consideration in the weekly Events Email, send the following Information to waevents@ucsd.edu.

  • Name of Event
  • Date of Event
  • Time/Location
  • Description of your event (1 sentence maximum)
  • Link to website or facebook page for more info
  • Contact information for event coordinator

All submission are due by Thursday at 8:00 am the week before your event, the Events Email is delivered to students over the weekend (example: an event on Friday of Week 3 should be submitted no later than Thursday of Week 2). Space is limited.


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