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. 
Sincerely,
Campus Living & Residential Education

Monday, February 22

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Join Dr. Elizabeth Rule, Director of the AT&T Center for Indigenous Politics and Policy, for a pre-event discussion in advance of the National Congress of American Indians' 2021 State of Indian Nations Address. Topics for discussion include contemporary Native American politics and issues. If you would like to register (free!) to view the National Congress of American Indians' 2021 State of Indian Nations Address, you may do so here: The Address will run 2:30-4:15pm EST. Learn More and RVSP
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District House: Internship Applications 101
Monday, February 22  |  3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Open to District House Residents
Get motivated for applying to those internships you have been putting off, ask questions about Career Center resources, and get another set of eyes on your resume! This event for District House residents is aimed to help motivation for summer applications. Learn More and RVSP
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“I Graduated!” Stories of Student Success in a Second Chance Academic Program
Monday, February 22  |  4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Open to All Residents
Each year close to a million students leave high school without a traditional high school diploma. High schools and colleges design alternative pathway programs to slow this rate, or re-engage students who stopped out of school. Join HEA doctoral student Camille Close and Dr. Rick Jakeman, Associate Professor of Higher Education Administration, for a 45-minute discussion of her interviews with students that successfully graduated from an alternative pathway academic program. Camille will share her research findings as well as how she became interested in this topic. Learn More and RVSP
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Bachelor Breakdown
Monday, February 22  |  7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Open to All Residents
Join Community Director Marissa Townsend for a pre-episode breakdown about this season's best conspiracy theories, drama and favorite moments of The Bachelor! Whether you have been a part of Bachelor Nation since the beginning, missed a few seasons and started again, or are new to the family, all are welcome. Who will win Matt James' heart? I'm not sure but let's find out together. I can't wait to hear your thoughts about what is going to happen...see you there! 
Learn More and RVSP

Tuesday, February 23

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DC Bucket List
Tuesday, February 23  |  1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Open to All Residents
New to DC? Been here for years and still never went to the top of the Washington Monument, Capitol Building, or the White House? Join us as we venture out into the District, and cross items off your things to do in DC bucket list. These trips will include going to the Smithsonian Museums, places to eat/shop, monuments and parks, cherry tree walks, etc. Every other week we will travel to a different location around DC. Recommendations are always welcome! Typically we will meet in Kogan Plaza and travel from there. Learn More and RSVP
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Taco Tuesday
Tuesday, February 23  |  5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Open to Potomac House and FSK Hall Residents
Potomac and FSK residents, come watch a virtual cooking demo of an easy taco recipe you can cook in your building kitchen! Make sure to get your 99 cent Tonic tacos, get comfortable and sit back and watch the show. Learn More and RSVP
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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 RSVP
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Shenkman Hall Informational Interviews 101
Tuesday, February 23  |  6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Open to Shenkman Hall Residents
What is an informational interview? Why are they important? How do you prepare for them? You got the questions, we got the answers! Learn More and RSVP

Wednesday, February 24

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Meet Andrew and Rachel of Potomac House
Wednesday, February 24  |  4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Open to Potomac House Residents

You may have voted for Andrew and Rachel for Hall Representatives, but have you had the chance to meet them? This is your opportunity to get to know who they are, what they will be doing this semester, and how they can help you! Learn More and RVSP
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1959 E & FSK Midterm Prep
Wednesday, February 24  |  6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Open to 1959 E Street and FSK Hall Residents

Do you have a ton of midterms and assignments coming up but don't know where to start? If so, join programming assistant Marissa for an informative discussion about how to effectively organize your assignments and study time. During this session, there will be a beginner how-to for using the life-planning app Notion, discussions on different study and note-taking techniques, and more! Learn More and RVSP
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SMPA in collaboration with Black Women Unmuted will host a discussion on Wednesday, February 24th at 7 PM on how Vice President Kamala Harris is changing news and politics. Moderated by Faculty in Residence and SMPA Associate Director, Dr. Imani M. Cheers. 
Vice President Kamala Harris made history with her election as the first Black female vice president. Now she faces a job unlike any other in a time unlike any other. What does she face as a politician, a likely future presidential candidate, and as a Black woman in the rough-and-tumble world of Washington politics? What does she need to accomplish in her first 100 days to cement her present as a vice president and tie-breaking vote in the U.S. Senate? What is her future in the Democratic Party and presidential politics? Learn More and RVSP
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South Hall's Money Management Workshop
Wednesday, February 24  |  7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Open to South Hall Residents

BUDGET YOUR GWORLD AND DESTRESS ABOUT FINANCES! Learn More and RVSP

Thursday, February 25

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District House Event: How to Be a Morning Person 101
Thursday, February 25  |  5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Open to District House Residents

A productive start to the day is the best way to set yourself up for success! This event for District House residents is aimed to help structure tailored morning schedules for each student and discuss the importance of a morning routine for online learning and in life after COVID. Learn More and RSVP
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What’s Next? Life After GW
Thursday, February 25  |  6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Open to District House Residents

Twice a month, Join AC Nick to prepare for life after GW. This includes understanding how to do your own taxes, GRE/LSAT prep, professional preparedness (resume/interviewing skills), applying to graduate school, etc. Residents will gather virtually (Webex/Google Hangouts) to discuss the topic of the month. We will have guest speakers from the in and around the university joining us as well! Learn More and RSVP
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Consume Critically: Fact-Checking the Facts
Thursday, February 25  |  7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Open to All Residents

Learn how reputable news organizations check their facts and use that knowledge to analyze, evaluate and curate the news you consume.
Learn More and RSVP

Friday, February 26

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Is the Myanmar coup a turning point for the Rohingya? - Short documentary & discussion
Friday, February 26  |  1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Open to All Residents

The coup in Maynmar appears to have united almost everyone against the military. Protesters continue to defiantly demand the release of Aung San Suu Kyi and other democratically-elected leaders. Many say they're only now realizing the extent of the army's crackdown on ethnic minorities, such as the muslim Rohingya. But will this outpouring of sympathy lead to justice for some of the world's most persecuted people? Join Professor William Youmans (SMPA/ESIA) to discuss the prospects for Myanmar. Learn More and RSVP
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Black History Month Movie Watch Party
Friday, February 26  |  6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Open to 1959 E Street Residents

Join programming assistant Marissa for a watch party that celebrates Black History Month! 
Learn More and RSVP
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Shenkman Hall Talk & Tunes
Friday, February 26  |  7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Open to Shenkman Hall Residents

Midterms are right around the corner so take some time to destress and join fellow residents for a night of chill vibes and good beats!
Learn More and RSVP
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South Hall Black History Month Movie Night
Friday, February 26  |  7:00 PM - 9:45 PM
Open to South Hall Residents

In honor of Black History Month, join South Hall residents in watching a Black History Month themed Movie!
Learn More and RSVP
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