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Symphony Orchestra concert honors Prof. Geoffrey Block, April 13 Annual Spring Lū`au, April 14
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Orchestra honors Prof. Geoffrey Block. This Friday, Puget Sound's Symphony Orchestra, directed by Anna Wittstruck, will perform its finale concert in honor of Geoffrey Block, who will shift to part-time teaching in May, after 38 years at Puget Sound. The concert also will feature the winners of the School of Music Concerto-Aria Competition, Danielle Rogers ’18, soprano, and Aric MacDavid ’20, bassoon. The free performance begins at 7:30 p.m., in Schneebeck Concert Hall.
Aloha! Puget Sound's Annual Spring Lū`au, a campus tradition for nearly 50 years presented by the students from the Ka `Ohana me ke Aloha Club, will be Saturday, April 14. This year's theme is "Ho`ohanohano i na Mo`olelo o na Ali`i," which means "To Honor the Stories of the Ali`i (the hereditary line of rulers)." Admission is $10/$8, with a la carte dining; tickets available at tickets.pugetsound.edu.  
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April is Student Employment Month. Thank you, student staffers!
The Clothesline Project: T-Shirt Making Space, April 9, all day, Student Development House Conference Room. Additional session: April 11
A Century and More of Tacoma History, Alma Marush, guest speaker, April 9, 6:30 p.m., Wyatt 109.
  • Recruiting More Men’s Voices Against Sexual Violence, Gordon Braxton, 3 p.m. and 4:15 p.m., University Y Student Center 304, UW-Tacoma.
  • Girls Don’t Rape and Boys Don’t Get Raped: Say, What?!, Courtney Drew, 3 p.m. and 4:15 p.m., University Y Student Center 303, UW-Tacoma.
  • Working With the Accused and Balancing a Victim-Centered Response: An Advanced Sexual Misconduct Training for Administrators and Title IX Officers, Katie Koestner, 5 p.m., Carein Auditorium KEY 102, UW-Tacoma.
  • Keynote Address: Your Voice Has Power, Katie Koestner, Gordon Braxton, and Courtney Drew, 7 p.m., Rasmussen Rotunda.
  • Take Back the Night March and Rally, followed by Speak Out, 9 p.m., Rasmussen Rotunda.
Film: Battle Royale, April 10, 7:30 p.m., Rausch Auditorium.
Staff Senate General Meeting, April 11, noon, Trimble Forum.
Watson Fellowship Info Session, April 11, noon, Howarth 201.
Catholic Questions, April 11, noon, Wheelock 201.
Noon Recital Series, April 11, noon, Schneebeck Concert Hall.
Bike Expo, April 11, 6:30 p.m., The Expeditionary's Bike and Ski Shop.
A Cappella Concert: Garden Level and Underground Sound, April 11, 8 p.m., Schneebeck Concert Hall.
Brooklyn: Supporting Artists' Books and Social Justice, Marshall Weber, founder, April 12, 11:30 a.m., Archives and Special Collections Room.
THSMS: Evolution on the Bright Side of Life: Experimental Coevolution of a Microbial Mutualism, Kristina Hillesland, UW-Bothell, April 12, 4 p.m., Thompson 175.
Art, War, and Justice: The Story of "The Woman in Gold," Peter Altmann ’69, P'13, April 12, 7 p.m., Kilworth Memorial Chapel.
48 Years of Lū`au History: Archives Open House, April 13, 4 p.m., Archives and Special Collections Room.
Upright Citizens Brigade Touring Company with Ubiquitous They, April 13, 7 p.m., Blue Mouse Theater. Tickets: $6 advanced general admission; discounted tickets available with Puget Sound ID; tickets.pugetsound.edu. Presented by ASUPS Performing Arts in support of Spring Family Weekend.
Senior Theatre Festival: Rabbit Hole by David Lindsay-Abaire, April 13, 7:30 p.m., Norton Clapp Theatre. Tickets: $8/$6; tickets.pugetsound.edu. Additional performances: April 14, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Indonesian Batik Workshop, April 14, 10 a.m., Kittredge 202. Registration required.
Staff Senate votes due, April 14. Staff members, check your email for the link to your ballot!
LoggerUP. Cheer on the Logger softball, baseball, lacrosse, and women's tennis teams at home this week!
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Derek Buescher, communication studies, was honored with the Desaray Odekirk Service Award from the Cross Examination Debate Association (CEDA). 
Congratulations to Roger Burnett, music, whose community music student, Evan Minsk, french horn, won the 2018 National Senior MTNA Performance Competition. 
Emelie Peine, international political economy, appeared on the podcast No Place Like Home (episode 23), speaking about global food systems.
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