Who Wants to be a Well-ionaire?
Monday, March 4, 12:15 p.m.-2:15 p.m.
Move over, Meredith—we’re saving our lifeline for March 4, as the Counseling Center hosts their own rendition of the popular TV quiz show, addressing a variety of wellness-related topics that’ll help you take care of your mind and body. Prizes will be given.
Safer Sex in the City
Monday, March 4, 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Whether you’re a Samantha or a Charlotte, it’s time to have safer sex in the city. Join the LGBTQA Center and Counseling Center for a talk on safe sex, with a focus on the queer community. Celiany Rivera and Zaneta Rago, the women who created the dynamic safe sex program 69 Ways to Use Saran Wrap, will answer the questions you’re afraid to ask your doctors and discuss what’s really happening in intimate spaces. Open to all.
True Life: The Clothesline Project
Tuesday, March 5, 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
This week, True Life tackles an issue that affects most of us—one in every two women will be in a violent relationship. In addition, every single minute of every day more than one woman is raped in America. Whether you’re a survivor or someone who cares about one, stop by the Multipurpose Room to decorate t-shirts with themes related to stopping domestic violence, relational violence, and violence against women to be displayed in the MPR on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Top Chef: College Edition
Tuesday, March 5, 9:00 p .m.-11:00 p.m.
Please pack your knives and go to the Multipurpose Room to compete for culinary domination. Chefs must be either a Maria’s Tower resident or 55 John Street Foodies resident—advance sign up is required. Chefs will pick up ingredients in the MPR at 7:00 p.m. on March 4 and present their dishes to the judges at 8:30 p.m. on March 5. Whole Foods gift cards will be given to the top three dishes. Stop by and see who’s crowned Top Chef!
Law and Order-Self Defense Unit with Brian Evans
Wednesday, March 6, 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Benson and Stabler have nothing on Brian Evans, who does 1,000 one-handed push-ups daily. Inspired by the Clothesline Project: Bearing Witness to Violence Against Women, Housing’s own self-defense guru, School of Education Professor and Faculty-in-Residence Brian Evans, EdD, will teach you how to stay safe and defend yourself.
No Reservations with Brian Evans
Wednesday, March 6, 9:00 p.m.
E302, One Pace Plaza
In addition to being a martial artist, Brian Evans is also a world traveler, having done everything from helping teachers develop their mathematical problem solving abilities in Uganda to hiking the Himalayas. Find out how you can travel on the cheap and keep a tab on your finances. Refreshments will be served.
HBO Special: Flight
Thursday, March 7, 6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
An airline captain rolls a plane upside down to save it from crashing, but an investigation into the malfunctions reveals the condition in which the pilot was flying. See the Academy Award-nominated film Flight starring Denzel Washington, followed up by a discussion on the impact of alcohol and drug use on one’s life and society. Pizza, popcorn, and soda will be served!