Weekly Event Roundup with Campus Living & Residential Education
Happy Sunday! Here's what's happening on-campus, in the residence halls, and virtually this week.
Campus Living & Residential Education

Sunday, April 4

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1959 E and FSK Study Session
Sunday, April 4  |  4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Open to 1959 E Street and FSK Hall Residents
Have trouble holding yourself accountable while studying? If so, join programming assistant Marissa for a relaxing study session to your favorite lo-fi study playlists. Learn More and RVSP

Monday, April 5

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Puppy Demonstration with Dakota and Dr. Jakeman
Monday, April 5  |  4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Open to All Residents
Need a study break? Join Dr. Jakeman and his puppy Dakota for a quick training demonstration. Dakota is learning several new tricks—including puppy push ups, dancing, search, and fetch. Please feel free to suggest a new trick to learn or proven strategies for training. This event is hosted on Webex and on Instagram Live @rickjakeman.gwu. Learn More and RSVP
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District House: Preparing for Finals
Monday, April 5  |  5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Open to District House Residents
Stressed about how to prepare for finals? Join Programming Assistant Kenzie in organizing for a successful online finals season! Trade tips with other students and get a to-do list going of tasks to complete before the semester ends. Learn More and RSVP
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Shenkman Hall: Self-Care Checkup
Monday, April 5  |  5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Open to Shenkman Hall Residents
Learn how to take care of ourselves as we navigate virtual learning. Learn More and RSVP

Tuesday, April 6

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Destress With Pets
Tuesday, April 6  |  4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Open to All Residents

Studying too hard? Need a break? Come to Square 80 to destress with some pets! Crosby the Corgi and Yuki the Jindo would love nothing more than to help take away your stress with some cuddles. Learn More and RVSP
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Success Workshop: Financial Literacy: Living on a Budget
Tuesday, April 6  |  5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Open to All Residents

Join The Office for Student Success and The Office for Campus Living and Residential Education every Tuesday from 5:30-6:10pm to learn about various topics that will help you reach your academic and life goals. Following the workshop, stick around for Study Hall until 7pm. Can't wait to see you! Learn More and RVSP
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This talk will discuss and challenge the history of Native American themed mascots and cultural appropriation in the United States. The talk will also discuss how Native mascots limit tribal sovereignty, positive changes and steps forward in 2020, and how Native people are taking back and building their own definitions of sovereign representation. Learn More and RVSP
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Stock market review with Professor Rodney Lake
Tuesday, April 6  |  6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Open to All Residents

What’s the deal with the stock market? What’s happening with President Biden’s infrastructure plan and how many trillions? As the number of vaccinations rise how are companies responding to the reopening of the economy? Also, bring your ideas and questions to the discussion. See you soon. Learn More and RVSP
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Zach graduated in 2010. After that, he taught high school in India, picked up an MFA from Columbia in nonfiction, and then started his career in magazine journalism. As an associate editor at The Atlantic, he helped journalists and scholars advance national conversations about issues ranging from mass incarceration to collective bargaining in the NBA. His writing has covered refugees, presidential pardons, climate change, jazz, and literature. Today, Zach is a speechwriter and ghostwriter for executives, politicians, and issue experts. He works on speeches, op-eds, and books that challenge common wisdom and inspire people to solve problems.
Learn More and RVSP

Thursday, April 8

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Elliott School LGBTQ+ Affinity Group Interest Meeting
Thursday, April 8  |  5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Open to All Residents

OUT in International Affairs is a soon-to-be official Elliott School affinity group whose purpose is to include, connect and empower the LGBTQ+ and ally community at the Elliott School, as well as advance LGBTQ+ perspectives and opportunities in the field. We seek to build a community within the Elliott School (students, faculty and staff), external partners and former students to promote and support student research, policy engagement, and networking. Further, we aspire to build a safe space where LGBTQ+ individuals can share their lived experiences and not only find support from peers, but also be connected with resources they might need. Learn More and RSVP
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South Hall Taylor Swift Streaming Party
Thursday, April 8  |  11:45 PM - 1:30 AM (Friday)
Open to South Hall Residents

Join South Hall Residents and 'Swifties' in a night listening to Taylor Swift's re-release of her award winning album; Fearless. Learn More and RSVP

Friday, April 9

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Spill the Tea with Marcella at SecreTea
Friday, April 9  |  1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Open to All Residents

Zoom fatigued? Need a break? Join Community Coordinator Marcella for a monthly trip to SecreTea and a short walk around campus. Enjoy some tea with your peers with a side of deep conversations on what's going on in life, DC, and GW. Students will leave with tips to decompress and destress. This will be limited to 9 students who RSVP to the Engage event. Students must have a "cleared" badge via CHC and live on campus to attend. Meet at SecreTea. Learn More and RVSP
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