50 50 Continues

Throwbacks like a drive-in movie and 80s night, the señoritas of Sigma Lambda Upsilon host Raices week, and much more as 50 Days and 50 Nights continues in PLV.

Monday, September 30

Speak Soleil | 9:00 p.m. | Gottesman Patio

The sisters of Omega Phi Beta want you to speak up at this spoken word event geared towards raising awareness and funds to protect women from violence.

SLU’s Raices Week: Beauty is the Beast | 9:00 p.m. | Butcher Suite

“Beauty is in the eye of the beholder” is a phrase that society often preaches, but much more often contradicts. As we take a look around the globe, our perception of beauty is often challenged by cultural preferences. As part of Raices Week: Mujer a Mujer, Sigma Lambda Upsilon/Señoritas Latinas Unidas Sorority, Inc. take an analytical approach on how different cultures define their meaning of true beauty and hope to restore the self-esteem in young men and women.

Dominoes Domination | 9:00 p.m. | Setters Lounge

The name says it all: you will be eating and playing! S.O.C.A. (Students of Caribbean Awareness) invites you to join them for a night of Dominos and dominoes as they host a pizza and tournament night.

Tuesday, October 1

SLU’s Raices Week: The Inconvenient Truth | 9:00 p.m. | Butcher Suite

The World Economic Forum reports that the United States is ranked 51st in the world in science and math education. The fact that 50 countries currently have better education systems than the U.S. should be a wakeup call. Sigma Lambda Upsilon, whose philanthropy is Literacy: Empowerment One Word at a Time, will explore the inconvenient truth about our nation’s education system. How has tenure hindered us? Who is accountable for what you learn? How are we funding our education system and is it fair? This event will take a deeper approach into why our educational system has fallen behind, what our government has done or not done to fix this institution, and how this will affect our country in the long run.

Wednesday, October 2

SLU’s Raices Week: No Stopping Us: Dress for Success | 12:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m. | Gottesman Room
Help others dress for success! Promote the economic independence of women by providing professional attire to those in need. Donation bins will be available.

Gay? Fine By Me | 12:20 p.m. | Gottesman Room

Show your support for your LGBT friends as the LGBTQ Task Force hosts this important discussion celebrating sexuality.

Thursday, October 3

SLU’s Raices Week: A Chained Voyage | 9:00 p.m. | Gottesman Room

“You can chain me, you can torture me, you can even destroy this body, but you will never imprison my mind.”—Gandhi. Those who are often imprisoned, abused, and “chained” by others may be viewed as naive, weak, and powerless in the eyes of society. How do you create a path or pave the way to successfully break free of these chains? Sigma Lambda Upsilon invites the Pace community to an open discussion of our own struggles and those who have been bounded by certain circumstances and have triumphed.

Open Mic Night | 9:00 p.m. | Pace Perk

Poetry and performances by Pace Drama Alliance, a PLV student org for those interested in performing, writing, directing, stage crew, and set design, at the Pace Perk.

Friday, October 4

Volleyball vs. AIC | 7:00 p.m. | Goldstein Gym
The American International Yellow Jackets are looking to put the stinger on the women’s volleyball team, but will the Setters prove they’ve got just as much bite as they do bark? Stop by this Techno Night-themed match featuring techno music and glow-in-the-dark promotional giveaways.

Drive-In Movie | 8:00 p.m. | Parking Lot F

All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. A PLV 50th throwback with 1960s theme, candy, and drive-in food. Plus, Kubrick’s psychological thriller, The Shining. Here’s Johnny! (Register)

Saturday, October 5

Volleyball vs. Le Moyne Alumni Day | 1:00 p.m. | Goldstein Gym
Fight like a volleyballer at the “Dig Lavender” event to raise money for rare cancer research at the Dana Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Institute in Boston—$1 admission and $5 Fight Like a Volleyballer t-shirts will be on sale. The game will also be Alumni Day and former Setters in attendance will be recognized during the match, including the 1998 NCAA Division II Elite 8 Team, who will be honored on the 15th anniversary of that incredible season.

Sunday, October 6

Six Flags Fright Fest | Buses leave Kessel at 10:00 a.m.
Get ready for thrills by day, fright by night, as SDCA hosts a trip to Six Flags Fright Fest. By day, you’ll be shooting through the air on your feet on the Green Lantern seatless rollercoaster and experiencing world-record-breaking height and speeds of 128MPH on Kingda Ka. By night, six haunted walk-throughs including a terror trail blackout maze and four scare zones will keep you on your toes. Plus, nearly 200 zombies will be released into the park to get you and monstertainment includes a Dead Man’s Party and other fun nighttime shows. (Register)

SLU’s Raices Week: Informal Tea | 9:04 p.m.
Stop by for some Sunday night tea, as Sigma Lambda Upsilon ends their Raices Week with an informal tea and informational event.

Monday, October 7

Are You Addicted? | 9:00 p.m. | Gottesman Room
Part of Omega Phi Beta’s annual Serving and Educating week.

Tuesday, October 8

Eyebrow Threading | 3:30 p.m. | Kessel Well
All eyes are on your brows, so instead of heading to the salon for an expensive and painful wax, the Desi Heritage of South Asia (DHOSA) invites you to experience the art of eyebrow threading. $5 for eyebrows and $3 for upper lip.

Wednesday, October 9

Henna Tabling | 12:00 p.m. | Kessel Well
Only Cee Lo can pull a full-head henna tattoo off, but that shouldn’t stop you from getting some ink. Let the Muslim Student Association show you what henna is all about. Free food.

“Just Friends” | 9:00 p.m. | Butcher Suite
Part of Omega Phi Beta’s annual Serving and Educating week.

Thursday, October 10

Charades and Pictionary | 9:30 p.m. | Pace Perk
The Pace Perk is bringing you a classic Thursday night game night. Eat, drink, and carry your team to victory with your drawing and acting skills.

Friday, October 11

Capture the Flag Tournament | 1:00 p.m. | Miller Lawn
Tag, you’re out. Oldies like Capture the Flag never go out of style. Drop by the Miller Lawn for a friendly game from your childhood days.

SafeZone Training | 3:00 p.m. | Butcher Suite
Awareness. Appreciation. Acceptance. That’s what it’s all about at Pace. Register for the Multicultural and Diversity Programs’ SafeZone training to join a network of students, faculty, and staff dedicated to promoting a safe and inclusive campus environment for LGBTQ individuals.

Volleyball vs. University of Nebraska Kearney | 7:00 p.m. | Goldstein Gym
It’s raining cats and dogs in Westchester as the Setters take on the Panthers in the Gym. And that’s not all, big hair and blue eyeliner are back as part of 80s night. That’s right, dress up like your favorite Golden Girl, rock the Flock of Seagulls or Miami Vice, or bust out the legwarmers and leotards we know you have in your closet a la Flashdance. The fan wearing the best 80s attire will win a prize.

Think Pink Fashion Show | 8:00 p.m. | Gottesman Room
October is breast cancer month, so what better time to raise awareness and funds for the cause. Nu Zeta Phi wants you to show off your pink at the Think Pink Fashion Show. Put on your best pink outfits in three categories: silly pink, professional pink (work place pink), and sexy pink. Money raised will go to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. (Register)

Smashing pumpkin, Don’t Forget the Lyrics, football, and much more next week. For the latest in 50 Days and 50 Nights, click here.