50/50 Going Strong (PLV)
This week, 50 Days and 50 Nights is building the sweetest cupcake you can dream up (and also explaining what that dream means), striking a pink pose down the runway, ponging for philanthropies, and more.
Monday, October 5 | 12:10 p.m.–2:00 p.m. | Boudreau Lounge
Ok, so you’ve probably thrown a ping pong ball into a cup. This is just a different kind of cup. Students will pay money to participate in a game of bra pong to win prizes as well as decorating bras. This event, hosted by the sisters of Nu Zeta Phi, is held to raise awareness for breast cancer.
Swipe Left, Swipe Right
Monday, October 5 | 9:00 p.m.–11:00 p.m. | Multipurpose Room
Do you spend more hours on your phone than away from it? Does picking an Instagram filter stress you out more than exams? Be honest, are you hashtagging in real life? #truestory. Lambda Upsilon Lambda tackles social media addiction and the pros and cons of social media and technology. There will also be a raffle for an iPad Mini. Well…
StrengthsQuest First Year Sessions: Involvement
Tuesday, October 6 | 3:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m. | Multipurpose Room
First-year students, you've all had an intro to StrengthsQuest, have your top five themes, and are ready to leverage your talents to help you do what you do best in the classroom and outside of it. This session: campus involvement.
The Strong, Bold, and Beautiful
Tuesday, October 6 | 9:00 p.m.–11:00 p.m. | Butcher Suite
Black Student Union wants you to celebrate your natural hair and skin. Discuss natural hair, hear people’s stories about why they have been or chose to be all natural, talk about struggles, share tips, and more.
I’m Every Woman
Tuesday, October 6 | 9:00 p.m.–11:00 p.m. | Multipurpose Room
Dedicated to empowering women, Delta Sigma Theta will host a series of events in line with the sorority’s national initiative, Total Woman: Mind, Body, and Spirit. The first event will touch on what we don’t like about ourselves.
This I Believe Read Aloud
Wednesday, October 7 | 12:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m. | Mortola
Based on the 1950s radio program hosted by Edward R. Murrow, which featured essays from the likes of Eleanor Roosevelt, Jackie Robinson, Helen Keller, and Harry Truman, This I Believe is an international organization engaging people in writing and sharing essays describing the core values that guide their daily lives. Join the Library at a real aloud, where you can read your own This I Believe essay, read your favorite piece from the This I Believe: Life Lessons book, or search thisibelieve.org to find a piece to read. Light refreshments will be available.
Field Hockey vs. American International
Wednesday, October 7 | 4:00 p.m. | Finnerty Field
Is the Setters’ bark stronger than the Yellow Jackets’ sting? We think so.
Believe in Beauty
Wednesday, October 7 | 9:00 p.m.–11:30 p.m. | Gottesman Room
In honor of breast cancer awareness month, celebrate beauty in all its forms as Pace’s Colleges Against Cancer (CAC) brings you pink hair extensions, tie-dye t-shirts, buttons, ribbons, and nail-painting to raise money for the American Cancer Society.
Pong for Philanthropy
Thursday, October 8 | 7:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m. | Gottesman
Shoot for an MS-free world and score a $100 Visa gift card. Alpha Chi Epsilon is raising money for the MS Foundation with a water pong tournament. $3 gets you in with a chance to win $50 and $100 Visa gift cards.
Thursday, October 8 | 9:00 p.m.–11:00 p.m. | Multipurpose Room
Did you know that women of color often suffer from breast cancer and obesity? The ladies of Delta Sigma Theta want all women to take control of their health. Join them for an inspiring discussion about how women can lead healthier lives physically, mentally, and spiritually, with an emphasis on common diseases women face.
Think Pink Fashion Show
Friday, October 9 | 8:00 p.m.–11:59 p.m. | Gottesman
Put your best pink shoe or foot forward, strut your stuff down the runway, and help stomp out breast cancer at the third annual Think Pink Fashion Show, hosted by the Nu Zeta Phi sorority. Both ladies and gents are invited to show off their pink fashions in three categories: professional pink, sexy pink, and sleepy pink, while building awareness of breast cancer and celebrating students, survivors, and caretakers affected by the disease. Proceeds will support the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
Sister to Sister Picnic
Saturday, October 10 | 11:00 a.m.–1:30 p.m. | Gottesman
Find out what sisterhood is all about from Pace’s Panhellenic Council at their annual picnic in support of their philanthropy Circle of Sisterhood. Sisters from the University’s various sororities will be around to share all the powerful and positive impacts that joining a sorority can have, including an appreciation and dedication for philanthropic work.
Saturday, October 10 | 2:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. | Gottesman
The weekends are for relaxing and the Psychology Club is here to help you do so. They’re bringing in massages, meditation techniques, and other spa treatments, as well as a guest speaker, to help you relax, reduce stress, and live a more peaceful lifestyle.
Rep Yuh Flag
Saturday, October 10 | 10:00 p.m.–2:00 a.m. | Wilcox Gym
And their flags go up…and they stay there! Grab a flag and head to the Wilcox Gym to represent your nationality and pride to the fullest with Students of Caribbean Awareness. Get to the annual Rep Yuh Flag party event early for free flags, tunes, and more.
Football for Futures
Sunday, October 11 | 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. | Miller Lawn
If you’re ready for some football, then aim high and show us what your arm is made of. Food, football, and friends will be had on the lawn this Sunday in support of Phi Sigma Sigma’s philanthropy the National Kidney Foundation.
Monday, October 12 | 9:00 p.m.–11:55 p.m. | Butcher Suite
Students of Caribbean Awareness (SOCA) is challenging you to a little friendly competition. Name of the game is dominoes, and whether or not you know how to play, SOCA wants to share one of the most popular pastimes in the Caribbean with you. And some pizza, too.
StrengthsQuest First Year Sessions: Adjusting to College and Having a Balanced Social Life
Tuesday, October 13 | 3:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m. | Multipurpose Room
First-year students, you've all had an intro to StrengthsQuest, have your top five themes, and are ready to leverage your talents to help you do what you do best in the classroom and outside of it. This session: school/life balance.
Field Hockey vs. Adelphi
Tuesday, October 13 | 7:00 p.m. | Football Field
The Adelphi Panthers are on Setters’ turf this Tuesday, and it’s up to you to cheer them right out of Pace Stadium.
Volleyball vs. Adelphi
Tuesday, October 13 | 7:00 p.m. | Goldstein
And out of the gym. See ya later, scaredy cats.
How Brown Can You Be
Tuesday, October 13 | 9:00 p.m.–11:00 p.m. | Gottesman
Brother to brother, hermano a hermano; the hombres of Lamba Upsilon Lambda want to talk about inequalities on college campuses and overcoming obstacles on the path to graduation. Join them for their enlightening annual fall event and for a chance to win a Banana Republic bag.
Dream Part 1
Wednesday, October 14 | 12:10 p.m.–1:10 p.m. | Multipurpose Room
Sweet dreams are made of this, who is the Psychology Club to disagree? They’ve traveled the quad to Kessel Center to help you interpret your dreams, share with you what they mean, discuss how you dream, and more.
Blame It on the Melanin
Wednesday, October 14 | 9:00 p.m.–11:00 p.m. | Gottesman
What is melanin, you ask? Find out the answer to this question and hear the real and untold story of black people around the globe, as told by the Black Student Union.
Build Your Own Cupcake
Wednesday, October 14 | 9:15 p.m.–11:15 p.m. | Boudreau Lounge
Ice it, top it, sprinkle it, snap a pic of it, eat it. Repeat if you’ve got a sweet tooth. Your dream cupcakes are brought to you by the sweet sisters of Nu Zeta Phi.
Stay tuned for next week’s 50 Days/50 Nights, featuring open mic night, homecoming, basketball tournament, and more!
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