Student Life Event Schedule

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October

National Hispanic Heritage Month

Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month! National Hispanic Heritage Month celebrates and recognizes Hispanic American contributions to US society and culture. Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15, by celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America. For additional information, we encourage you to visit https://www.hispanicheritagemonth.gov/about/

 

The National Gallery of Art Gallery Talk | The Art of Looking – Emilio Sanchez, Cañaverales. (Virtual)

Friday, October 15
1 p.m.
Online via Zoom

In celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month, the National Gallery of Art is hosting a virtual discussion on Emilio Sanchez, Cañaverales. Gallery Talks are free talks by museum educators and specialists who focus on specific aspects of the Gallery's permanent collection or special exhibitions. These programs are geared to an adult audience.

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National Portrait Gallery | Wind Down Wednesday: Bidi Bidi Bom Bom (Virtual)

Wednesday, October 20

5 p.m.

Instagram Live @smithsonianNPG

Description: Join the National Portrait Gallery for a conversation about Tejana icon Selena and the power of representation, image and fashion. Learn to make an “Amor Prohibido” cocktail or mocktail and explore the ways Selena created an image that continues to inspire, empower and electrify her fans. Nos sentimos muy… excited!

CSM Virtual Fall Festival  

Wednesday, October 20 

The CSM Fall Festival is going virtual again this year! With games and fun galore, it’s sure to be one of this semester’s best events.  Join us for some or all the fun.  Either way, you won’t want to miss out! All participants will receive one free CSM Return of the Hawks tee shirt! 

Note:  Pre-registration required for all activities. Zoom links will be sent to registrants 24 hours prior to the event.

10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Write You Are: Handwriting Analysis with Jan Rose (Virtual)

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Note: Pre-registration is required. A Zoom link will be sent to registrants 24 hours prior to the event.

Ever wonder how the style of your handwriting is reflected in your personality? What do the loops, curves, and size of your capital letters really mean?  Leave the interpretation to Jan Rose, handwriting expert and member of the American Association of Handwriting Analysts. Have fun learning about your signature’s slant, spacing, and legibility. Jan will evaluate your signature through your camera on Zoom. Each evaluation takes about three minutes as Jan Rose shows how your personality is reflected in your penmanship. All you need is a pen, paper, and an internet connection.

12 - 4 p.m.   Tigerland Escape Room (Virtual)

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Note:  Note: Pre-registration is required. A Zoom link will be sent to registrants 24 hours prior to the event.

Mystery abounds at Bobby Majestic’s Amazing Tigerland. Money is missing and everyone knows something about who took it. Can you find the culprit amongst this group of outcasts? Documentary film maker Steve Brinkman has film that shows who is the thief. But, he’s encrypted all of the video clips. Players work together to unlock all of the encrypted video to discover this offender.  Note:  **Some adult language is used in this room**

5 - 6 p.m. Hollywood Murder Mystery

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Note: Pre-registration is required. A Zoom link will be sent to registrants 24 hours prior to the event.

Welcome to the cut-throat (literally) world of the 1970s art scene as Hollywood Murder Mystery goes to New York. Vincent Van Snoot’s been murdered at Studio 54 and we need your students to find out who did it. Was it the bitter ex-wife, the angry rival, or even the cruel art critic? Put on those butterfly collars and feather that hair, as your students play the best online “who done it” since the Disco Inferno!  Costumes encouraged, but not required. 

 


November

 

Dia de los Muertos Virtual Canvas Paint Party

Tuesday, November 2

5 - 7 p.m.

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Note: Pre-registration is required. A Zoom link will be sent to registrants 24 hours prior to the event. 

Student Life has partnered with the Global Initiatives Committee to bring this exciting opportunity to our CSM students. Join us for a virtual canvas painting party! Unleash your inner artist as you create a traditional Dia de los Muertos painting. Each participant is mailed a paint party kit with all the materials needed to complete your artwork. This event is a first come, first served basis, so please register for this event before October 20th!

 

Native American Heritage Month

Month of November

Link: https://americanindian.si.edu/americans/

Visit the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian, Americans virtual exhibit. American Indian images, names, and stories infuse American history and contemporary life.  Pervasive, powerful, at times demeaning, the images, names, and stories reveal the deep connection between Americans and American Indians as well as how Indians have been embedded in unexpected ways in the history, pop culture, and the identity of the United States.


December

Stress Break: Virtual Party with the Prez

Wednesday, December 1 

6 - 7 p.m. 

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Note: Pre-registration is required. A Zoom link will be sent to registrants 24 hours prior to the event. 

Join us for a party with CSM President Maureen Murphy!  There’s nothing like a good party to help destress from exams and the end of the semester madness.  Dr. Murphy will hang out, answer questions, and play games.  Party activities will include a timed Scavenger Hunt ($100 gift certificate to the bookstore to the winner), Pictionary – two rounds ($100 gift certificate to the bookstore for each winner), two random prizes of $250 Performance Awards and a GRAND Prize of $500!

 

Stress Break: SungBeats (Virtual)

Thursday, December 2 

2:30 – 3:30 p.m. 

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Note: Pre-registration is required. A Zoom link will be sent to registrants 24 hours prior to the event.

Take a break and learn how to beatbox with beatbox champion SungBeats! You will be sure to have a blast learning basic drum sounds, vocal scratching, and sound effects in a way that is relatable and fun.  SungBeats will provide an interactive workshop/lesson where you will learn the basics of beatboxing. 

About the artist:  SungBeats is an award-winning beatboxer and live loop extraordinaire from NY who has been developing his craft for over 13 years. Equipped with nothing but a microphone and a loop pedal, he uses only his mouth to create organic, engaging, high-energy music through an intricate process of sampling vocal sounds live in real time. From hip hop to reggae to electronic dance music, Sung does it all – literally with his voice.

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