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50/50 Takes the Crown (PLV)

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Show ’em what you’re made of at a sexy legs contest and a beauty pageant, take a stand for Palestine and your vote in the election, or take a trip to the city to hang out with your favorite wax celebrities for this week’s 50 Days and 50 Nights.

Men’s Lacrosse vs. Dominican College
Wednesday, March 2 | 3:00 p.m. | Pace Stadium
Will the Setters come out as top dogs against the golden lions? Find out on the field.

Take Back the Night
Wednesday, March 2 | 9:00 p.m.–11:30 p.m. | Kessel Well
This event has been occurring worldwide since the 1960s and stands by its mission of ending sexual violence in all forms, including sexual assault, sexual abuse, dating violence, and domestic violence. Students will rally, paint, enjoy speakers, walk, and more as they empowers survivors in the healing process.

Happy Hour: Kristen Merlin
Thursday, March 3 | 8:00 p.m.–11:00 p.m. | Gottesman Room
Perhaps you cheered for her on season six of The Voice as she sang her heart out for Team Shakira and ultimately came in fourth place that season. But on March 3, you’ll get the chance to see country singer Kristen Merlin IRL, right here at Pace, as she performs her original songs at Happy Hour.

Pace Pageant
Friday, March 4 | 8:00 p.m.–11:00 p.m. | Gottesman Room
Think you’ve got what it takes to take the crown? Sigma Iota Chi is raising awareness for breast cancer and research with their annual pageant for ladies and gents alike. Contestants will have to make it through a talent round, an interview round, and a formal wear round for a chance to walk away with a tiara and $50 gift card. Food will be served.

Game Night
Friday, March 4 | 7:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m. | Mortola Library
Bored out of your mind? Grab a board game at the Mortola Library. Come with friends or come alone and choose from more than 30 games to play. Take a Risk and roll the dice, or say you’re Sorry after the Jenga tower falls on your friends.

Rock Climbing
Saturday, March 5 | 1:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. | Meet at North Hall bus stop
Programming Board wants to see just how high you can climb—and, for once, we’re not talking about your career. They’re taking you to the Cliffs for a day of indoor rock climbing. Click here to register.

Wax Museum
Sunday, March 6 | 4:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m. | Meet at North Hall bus stop
Meet the Biebs, Obamas, and Queen Bey. Jam with the Jonas Brothers, MJ, or the Spice Girls. Or pretend you did all that and pose with life-size figurines made of wax instead. Programming Board is heading to the Big Apple for a day at the wax museum, where you’re guaranteed some celeb sightings. Sort of. Click here to register.

Israeli Apartheid Week: Film Screening
Monday, March 7 | 5:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m. | Gottesman Room
Join Students for Justice in Palestine for a screening of Roadmap to Apartheid, an award-winning documentary that takes a look at the analogy of South African apartheid in reference to the current policies between Israel and Palestine, as they host Israeli Apartheid Week.

Finish Line
Monday, March 7 | 9:00 p.m.–11:00 p.m. | Multipurpose Room
The sisters of Omega Phi Beta are illuminating the importance of voting at their first event for this year’s Week of Illumination: Electing Your Own Fate. They’ll provide an overview of this year’s presidential election and test your knowledge on the candidates’ race to the finish line.

Mock Apartheid Wall
Tuesday, March 8 | 11:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m. | Boudreau Lounge
Experience the 400-mile long wall separating Israel and Palestine right here on campus. The Students for Justice in Palestine are creating their own wall that you can walk through at a small check point, just as many Palestinians do in their daily life. Learn about the discrimination that exists and check out the “freedom art” at the wall.

Palestine in the Media
Tuesday, March 8 | 5:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m. | Multipurpose Room
Students for Justice in Palestine are pleased to invite you to hear from DC-based Palestinian journalist Rania Khalek. She will speak about Palestine in relation to the media (ie: mainstream media's role, etc.) and what that means for her as a journalist.

Sexy Legs Competition
Tuesday, March 8 | 8:00 p.m.–11:30 p.m. | Gottesman Room
You may have seen this coming, but we sure didn’t, and we’re definitely not pulling your leg with this post. Phi Sigma Sigma wants you to show it (or just attend) their Sexy Legs Contest, a night of laughs and entertainment as men and women creatively show off their legs for a chance to win a $100 prize (one in male category and one in female).

Hear Me Out
Tuesday, March 8 | 9:00 p.m.–11:00 p.m. | Multipurpose Room
Omega Phi Beta’s Week of Illumination is focusing on the 2016 presidential election, and they want you to elect your own fate. Join them for a night of looking at the past and present laws that affect women in the United States so that you can cast a vote that will have a positive impact for women in the future.

Depression Discussion
Tuesday, March 8 | 9:15 p.m.–11:00 p.m. | Butcher Suite
It’s no secret that college can be a stressful and often anxious time in a student’s life. In fact, in a study by UCLA, one in 10 first-year students reported feeling frequently depressed. Alpha Chi Rho wants to open the dialogue at a discussion about depression and the affects it can have on college students.

Fit Fitness into Your Schedule
Wednesday, March 9 | 12:00 p.m.–1:30 p.m. | Multipurpose Room
Always on the run, but never going for a run or focusing on your fitness? Join Commuter Life for tips on staying fit while managing a busy schedule and a quick workout.

Meals with Mentors
Wednesday, March 9 | 6:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m. | Multipurpose Room
Hungry for knowledge or advice? You’re in potluck. Student Development and Campus Activities is serving up supper and support through Meals with Mentors. Connect with a faculty or staff member who could serve as your mentor. Click here to register.

Focus In
Wednesday, March 9 | 9:00 p.m.–11:00 p.m. | Multipurpose Room
Focus in on what the media is actually focused on. Omega Phi Beta’s Week of Illumination: Elect Your Own Fate will discuss how women in high political positions are misrepresented in the media, which only focuses on their physical looks, their personal life and/or their love life, or lack thereof.

Next week, 50/50 is giving you a date with a Deepher, sending you on a hunt for Easter eggs, taking you mini golfing, and more!

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