Monday: October 25th,2010

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Dear GS students:

Only a few more days, and you'll be able to relax and celebrate the end of midterms during the long-awaited fall break! In the meantime, enjoy and look forward to the many upcoming events we have planned for you.

GSSC Events
 
1. Salsa Night
2. Thursday Night Happy Hour
3. Costume Party
4. Lincoln Center Tour
5. Senior/First Year Mentoring Meet & Greet
6. Thanksgiving Dinner
7. More Upcoming Events

Columbia Events
 
Campus Camp Wellstone
Basketball Mania
Rangers vs. Oilers

Additional Hoots
 
Class of 2011 T-Shirt Design Competition
GSSC on Facebook

Did you know...?
 


GSSC Events*

1. Salsa Night
 

Kick off the week with a Havana-style party night of Salsa music and dancing!
 
All Columbia students are invited to join a Salsa class with instructor Kevin Lee.
For more information, visit http://www.meetup.com/salsanewyork/ or http://www.facebook.com/people/Kevin-Lee/100001168735593.

Date: Every Tuesday
 
Place: Havana Central (2911 Broadway, between 113th & 114th streets)
Time: 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Price: $5.00 with CUID ($10.00 without CUID)
Tickets: RSVP online at http://www.meetup.com/salsanewyork/calendar/15088537/. You can pay at the door.
Dress: Casual (sneakers make turns difficult and are not recommended)


2. Thursday Night Happy Hour

Every Thursday night for the 2010-2011 academic year, feel free to take advantage of the Thursday Night Happy Hour!
 

Date: Every Thursday
 
Place: Sky Box at Village Pour House (982 Amsterdam Ave.)
Time: 5:00 p.m.-Close
Details: 2 IDs required for drink specials. See specials at http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=149564448405204&index=1.


3. Costume Party

You're in the mood to party? You need to blow off steam after all that studying?
 
Dress up in your most eccentric outfit and celebrate fall break with your fellow GS students! There will be appetizers, specials, and a prize for the best costume.
For more information, visit http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=134571659928868.

Date: Sunday, Oct. 31
 
Place: Havana Central (2911 Broadway, between 113th & 114th streets)
Time: 9:00-11:00 p.m.
Price: Free!
Details: No age restrictions. 2 IDs required for specials.


4. Lincoln Center Tour

Get to know Lincoln Center's iconic landmarks, which have been showcased on "Sex and the City" and in movies like "Moonstruck" and "Ghostbusters." Go behind the scenes at venues where a spectacular range of artists has performed, including Luciano Pavarotti, Leonard Bernstein, Renee Fleming and Bruce Springsteen. And who knows? You might sit in on a rehearsal, walk out onto a stage, or meet a star!
 

Date: Saturday, Nov. 6
 
Place: Lincoln Center (meeting place: Tour Desk in the new David Rubenstein Atrium, at Broadway and 62nd Street)
Time: 2:45-4:00 p.m.
PriceFree!
Tickets: Register at the TIC (1st floor of Lerner Hall) or online at https://www.ovationtix.com/trs/pe/8490265.


5. Senior/First Year Mentoring Meet & Greet

Questions, answers, and invaluable connections within your GS community!
 
During a brunch catered by Deluxe, first years' questions and concerns will be addressed and answered by our knowledgeable seniors, who will in turn ensure their connections to GS for years to come.

Date: Sunday, Nov. 21
 
Place: GS Lounge
Time: 1:00-4:00 p.m.
Price: Free!
Tickets: To RSVP, email Kristen Hutzler (Senior Class VP) at kah2136@columbia.edu.


6. Thanksgiving Dinner

You haven't yet made plans for Thanksgiving? Come and enjoy a fabulous Thanksgiving dinner with other GS students!
 
A traditional turkey dinner (with appetizer, main course, and dessert) will be served, but a vegetarian option will also be offered.

Date: Thursday, Nov. 25
 
Place: Deluxe restaurant (2896 Broadway, at 113th Street)
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Price: $5.00 (up to 2 tickets per CUID)
Tickets: Tickets are available at the TIC (1st floor of Lerner Hall) or online at https://www.ovationtix.com/trs/pe/8490655.


7. More Upcoming Events

For information on more upcoming events through the months of October, November and December, please visit 
http://gslounge.com/. We look forward to welcoming you at our events!

* If you have any dietary restrictions, please contact Candice Arakelian (VP of Student Life) at ca2402@columbia.edu at least 24 hours before the event you would like to attend, and we will be happy to make special accommodations for you.
 



Columbia Events

Campus Camp Wellstone
 

Campus Camp Wellstone is a nonpartisan, one-and-a-half-day training program for both seasoned activists and those who are new to progressive activism. The program focuses on skills like campaign planning, grassroots organizing, message development, recruiting and retaining volunteers, and developing leadership.
 
For more information, email ccwellstone2010@gmail.com.

Date: Friday, Nov. 5 and Saturday, Nov. 6
 
Registration Deadline: Tuesday, Oct. 26
Registration: Register at http://www.barnard.edu/athena/lab/G2.php.


Basketball Mania

Come and celebrate the official start of the basketball season!
 
This is a great chance to get to know the basketball team and cheerleaders at one of the largest get-together events on campus. 
For more information, visit  http://www.facebook.com/#!/event.php?eid=157641177602619.

Date: Thursday, Nov. 4
 
Place: Levien Gym (Dodge Fitness Center)
Time: 9:30 p.m.
Price: Free!


Rangers vs. Oilers

Hockey fans, listen up!
 
The Rangers will be facing the Oilers at Madison Square Garden. Get your tickets and enjoy the game with fellow students!

Date: Sunday, Nov. 14
 
Place: Madison Square Garden
Time12:30-3:30 p.m.
Price: $5.00 (up to 2 tickets per CUID)
Tickets: Tickets are available at the TIC (1st floor of Lerner Hall) or online at
https://www.ovationtix.com/trs/pe/8490255
.



Additional Hoots

Class of 2011 T-Shirt Design Competition
 

Show your creativity, and you just may become the official designer for the Class of 2011 T-shirts! Submit as many designs as you like, and all entries will be considered by a selection committee. Not only will the best design be used for the T-shirts, the winner will also receive a free ticket to either the Senior Cruise or the GS Gala.
 
For questions and submissions, contact Henry Wells (Senior Class President) at hcw2106@columbia.edu.

Deadline: Monday, Nov. 1
 


GSSC on Facebook

Join GSSC on Facebook, and we will keep you posted about all upcoming events!  
 
Visit http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=189350197236.



Did you know...?

Procrastinators, here's your life-saver! Check out 
http://visitsteve.com/work/selfcontrol/ to learn how to control yourself by blocking your own access to specific websites (say, Facebook) for a certain amount of time (say, until the paper's done). Your life (and midterms) will never be the same!


For questions or comments, please contact Katrin Nusshold (VP of Communications) at kn2232@columbia.edu.
 

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