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Eat Up 50/50 (PLV)

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This week, 50 Days and 50 Nights is giving you some food for thought. Take a bite out of cancer, dine with a mentor, savor the talent at Red Café, and more!

Black Olympics
Tuesday, October 20 | 8:20 p.m.–11:00 p.m. | Gottesman
For some in America, everyday can seems like a fight to the finish line. That's why the brothers of the NPHC invite you to join them for an engaging discussion about the hurdles and trials that people of color have and must continue to overcome in modern American culture.

StrengthsQuest First Year Sessions: Mentorship/ Finding a Mentor
Tuesday October 20 | 3:25 p.m.–4:20 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: mentorship.

Pie a Deepher
Wednesday, October 21 | 12:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m. | Kessel Well
Ain’t no lie, baby, pie, pie, pies are flying at the sisters of Delta Phi Epsilon. Back again, these sweet sisters are taking sweet pies to the face while raising money for their Cystic Fibrosis philanthropy. Ready, aim, pie!

Judgment Free Zone
Wednesday, October 21 | 7:00 p.m.–9:30 p.m. | Butcher Suite
CRU invites all walks of life to come together for discussion about the impact of various persecutions on a macro and micro scale, and how to combat them. Topics include prejudice, racism, ignorance of other cultures, and more as it relates to CRU's mission of sharing faith with the community and offering opportunities to learn more about one another in order to love and serve each other better.

Homophobia
Thursday, October 22 | 9:00 p.m.–11:00 p.m. | Butcher Suite
Join the Black Student Union for a discussion about what it means to be non-heterosexual in various communities.

Red Café
Thursday, October 22 | 9:00 p.m.–11:30 p.m. | Gottesman
Dance, slam, sing, or read at the Red Café, hosted by Delta Sigma Theta. Back for its fifth year, Red Café showcases topnotch PLV talent, culture, and art while supporting healthy hearts. Student tickets are available here for $5, with half of all proceeds supporting the American Heart Association. Dinner will be catered by Sweet Potatoes and Karamba.

Tough Guise 2: Violence, Manhood, & American Culture
Friday, October 23 | 3:00 p.m. | Butcher Suite
What does it mean to be a “real man” in America? The Multicultural Affairs Office challenges you dispel the myth that being a “real man” means putting up a false front and engaging in violent and self-destructive behavior, as shown in the widely-acclaimed documentary Tough Guise 2: Violence, Manhood, & American Culture documentary.

Field Hockey vs. Southern New Hampshire
Saturday, October 24 | 12:00 p.m. | Football Field
It’s a blue and gold showdown as the field hockey team takes on Southern New Hampshire. Will the Penmens cower to the Setters’ bark? We think so.

Yo Soy (I Am): Brunch and Community Service Event
Saturday, October 24 | 1:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m. | Butcher Suite
Do something special with your Saturday. The National Association of Latino Fraternal Organizations (NALFO) invites the Pace Community to brunch after their annual Day of Service event. Discuss what NALFO stands for and celebrate the day.

Deepher Dude
Saturday, October 24 | 7:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m. | Gottesman
We know that girls just wanna have fun, but sometimes the dudes do too. That’s why the sisters of Delta Phi Epsilon are giving the men on campus a night of glitz and glamour as they strut their stuff in their best getups. That’s right folks, it’s a male pageant show. Watch them duke it out for first place while raising money for Delta Phi Epsilon’s Cystic Fibrosis philanthropy.

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes
Monday, October 26 | 12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m. | Kessel Well
According to the White House, nearly one in four women in the United States have suffered severe physical violence by an intimate partner. This domestic violence awareness month, take a stand by stopping by Omega Phi Beta’s table to learn about the effects of domestic violence and what it’s like to walk a mile in those women’s shoes.

Common Hour Chaos-T-Shirt Factory
Monday, October 26 | 12:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m. | Kessel Well
Do you really need an excuse to put off laundry for one more day? Grab a t-shirt from the Programming Board; they're better than the ones strewn about your floor.

StrengthsQuest First Year Sessions: Building Your Pace Network
Tuesday, October 27 | 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: networking.

Field Hockey vs. Southern Connecticut State
Tuesday, October 27 | 4:00 p.m. | Football Field
We don’t give a hoot, we know the Setters are going to dribble, scoop, and score big against Southern Connecticut State Owls.

Minority Report
Tuesday, October 27 | 9:00 p.m.–11:30 p.m. | Lienhard Lecture Hall
No, we’re not watching Tom Cruise or Meagan Good fight crime on the big screen. We’re talking about something a little less sexy, but a lot more important: equality in the workforce. Join the Organization of Latin American Students for an engaging discussion about obstacles that minorities face in the American workforce.

Get Sticky
Wednesday, October 28 | 11:30 a.m.–2:00 p.m. | Kessel Well
They’re chewy. They’re sticky. They’re sweet. And they are perfectly fall. Sigma Iota Chi invites you to celebrate the change of season by making your own candy apple.

Dream Part 1
Wednesday, October 28 | 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.

Take a Bite Out of Cancer
Wednesday, October 28 | 12:10 p.m.–1:15 p.m. | Gottesman
According to the National Cancer Institute, an estimated 1,658,370 new cases of cancer will be diagnosed in the United States this year alone. If that that number doesn’t make you hungry for a cure, maybe the sisters of Nu Zeta Phi can whet your appetite with lunch for a good cause. Join them for an afternoon of noms while raising awareness of cancer.

Meals with Mentors
Wednesday, October 28 | 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. Register here.

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