Monday: November 1st, 2010

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Dear GS students:

Welcome to the second half of the semester! Whether you're in the mood to party, learn, help, or simply get away from those books, we have the perfect event for you!

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

Columbia Events
Basketball Mania
Campus Camp Wellstone
Rangers vs. Oilers
Marine Corps Birthday Ball

Additional Hoots
GSSC on Facebook

Did you know...?



GSSC Events*

1. Thursday Night Happy Hour

Every Thursday night for the 2010-2011 academic year, we invite you to come out and enjoy our Thursday Night Happy Hour!

Date: Every Thursday
Place: Sky Box at Village Pour House (982 Amsterdam Ave.)
Time: 5:00 p.m.-Close
Details2 IDs required for drink specials. See specials online.


2. 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.
Price: FREE!
Tickets: Register at the TIC (1st floor of Lerner Hall) or online.


3. 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.
For more information, visit Facebook.

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.


4. 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.


5. More Upcoming Events


For information on more upcoming events through the months of November and December, please visit 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
 

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
 Facebook.

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


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
Place: James Room, Barnard Hall
Registration: Register online.


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
Time: 12:30-3:30 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.


Marine Corps Birthday Ball


Join the celebration of the Marine Corps' 235th birthday by attending a cake-cutting ceremony with a Marine color guard and dancing!
For more information, contact cumarineball@gmail.com.

Date: Thursday, Nov. 18
Place: Teatro Room, Italian House (1161 Amsterdam Ave.)
Time: 8:00 p.m.-midnight
Tickets: $50 per ticket. 140 tickets are available.
Attire: Formal evening wear (preferred) or business attire. Military and veterans may wear full service/dress uniform as appropriate.



Additional Hoots


GSSC on Facebook
Join GSSC on Facebook, and we will keep you posted about all upcoming events!  
Visit Facebook.



Did you know...?


Tired of your grad school application chaos? Check out Columbia's application dossier, which will help you to organize and send out all your application documents.


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

Enjoy the rest of your fall break, and start the second half of the semester with renewed motivation and energy!