Weekly Event Roundup with Campus Living & Residential Education
Happy Monday! Here's what's happening on-campus, in the residence halls, and virtually this week. Looking forward to see you there!
Campus Living & Residential Education

Monday, October 5

Writing Group Hosted by Professor Elizabeth Rule
Writing Group with Professor Rule
Monday, October 5  |  4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Do you have a writing project in the works? Do you like to blog or write poetry? Are you into creative non-fiction, or do you have a paper for class? ALL are welcome to join Prof. Rule's writing power hour! Each session will begin with sharing a little about the writing projects we are working on before transitioning into writing time for the next ~45 minutes.
The purpose of this space is to create a community of diverse writers working on an array of projects, who support each other and set aside dedicated, focused time to our craft.
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30 Minute Meals; Mondays at 6PM!
30 Minute Meals
Monday, October 5  |  6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Inspired by the Food Network star, Rachel Ray, join AC Chelsey as she whips up some easy 30 Minute Meals! Who doesn't love a delicious meal that doesn't take up hours of your day cooking?! Feel like you have a great idea for a 30 Minute Meal? Email Chelsey and have it featured! Bring your inner culinary passion to life!
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Tuesday, October 6

Weekly Success Workshops and Study Hall
Weekly Success Workshops and Study Hall
Tuesday, October 6  |  5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Join The Office for Student Success and The Office for Campus Living and Residential Education every Tuesday from 5:30-6:00pm to learn about various topics that will help you reach your academic goals. Following the workshop, stick around for Study Hall. The room will be open and monitored until 7pm! Can't wait to see you! 
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Diálogos Hispanos: Conversations with Hispanic/Latinx Leaders
The Cisneros Hispanic Leadership Center will host the inaugural installment of the Diálogos Hispanos Speakers' Series, featuring Congressman Joaquin Castro, on Tuesday, October 6, at 6:00 PM, moderated by Dr. Arturo Sotomayor, Associate Professor of International Affairs and Faculty in Residence.
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Hot Drinks & Hot Topics; Every Tuesday at 7:00 PM
Hot Drinks and Hot Topics
Tuesday, October 6  |  7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Grab your favorite beverage and join in for weekly discussions about today's hottest topics! Each week there will be a new topic but where the conversations go is completely up to you.
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Wellness Check-In and Short Activity with Dr. Jakeman
Tuesday, October 6  |  8:00 PM - 8:30 PM
We are all spending hours of time in front of our computer screens. Join Dr. Jakeman for a short wellness check-in and stress-relieving activity. For this session, let's do a quick round of stretching and a short coloring book activity.
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Wednesday, October 7

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Morning Run & Stretch
Wednesday, October 7  |  8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Join Campus Living Area Coordinator Sherry for a morning warm up, walk/run, stretch to kick off your Hump Day! Run or walk at your pace! Preview the route for this week's run. If you plan to attend the event, please RSVP, and plan to meet by the clocktower in Kogan Plaza. This event will happen rain or shine. Please note that masks are required and capacity will be limited to only a maximum of 10 attendees. 
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Come over for a romantic comedy trivia, and an analysis of which romantic comedies stand the test of time, of whether they even should, of what it means to feel like a "bad feminist" (Roxane Gay), or the current romcom revival operated by Netflix, and what its characteristics tell us about feminism after #MeToo! 
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Thursday, October 8

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How to Ask For a Letter of Recommendation
Thursday, October 8  |  6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Join a panel of GW professors to learn whom to ask, how to ask, what to provide and what to expect when asking a professor for a letter of recommendation.
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GW Trivia Thursdays
Thursday, October 8  |  7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
On Thursdays, it's a night for GW Trivia Thursdays! Open all members of the GW community, Trivia Thursdays is a tradition of team-based round-by-round trivia. From culture to sports to politics to current events, Trivia Thursday is here for your competitive. Do you have what it takes to win? Bring your friends to form a (virtual) team or come on your own and get placed into a team with new friends. Prizes for each member of the winning team!
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Political Elephant and Donkey
In election years, political ads are everywhere. But what separates a good political ad from a bad one? And what effects do political ads have on election? Join Frank Chi, a leading political admaker who has made ads for Senators and presidential candidates, as he shares his thoughts on the political ads that are airing this year, and ads that have aired in past years. Chi will be in conversation with Professor Ethan Porter, who researches political advertising. We'll watch some ads together, talk about which ads are better than others, and open things up for questions from the audience.
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Friday, October 9

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Curly Conversations with Charlotte
Friday, October 9  |  3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Curly Conversations is a virtual space for discussions on natural hair, well-being and personal development.  Join us we chat about our weekly podcast and natural hair tutorial.  This week's podcast episode is Setting Boundries and Protecting your Energy from Balanced Black Girl. This week's natural hair tutorial is The Perfect Twistout by Slim Reshae. 
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Film Fridays with Dr. Cheers
In anticipation of the 2020 presidential election, ALL IN: THE FIGHT FOR DEMOCRACY examine the often overlooked, yet insidious issue of voter suppression in the United States. The film interweaves personal experiences with current activism and historical insight to expose a problem that has corrupted our democracy from the very beginning. 
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