Monday: December 6th, 2010

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Dear GS students:

The first snowflakes have been sighted, classes are almost done, and winter break is near! If that's not enough motivation 
to get you through finals, leave your books behind for once and join us at our events!

GSSC Events
1. Thursday Night Happy Hour
2. Family Friendly Holiday Bash
3. Snack Attacks!
4. More Upcoming Events

Columbia Events
Winterfest
Summer Internship Workshops

Additional Hoots
The Office of the University Chaplain Co-Sponsorship Fund
International Students Panel for GS Spring Orientation
Submissions for Columbia East Asia Review
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
Details: 2 IDs required for drink specials. See specials online.


2. Family Friendly Holiday Bash


Celebrate the holiday season with fellow GS students, and bring the whole family for a night of fun and festivity!
Holiday activity stations will include arts & crafts, story time with holiday characters, board and video games, face painting, a candy corner, and a dress-up photo-op center. A lounge area will also be available, prizes will be given out, and refreshments will be served.

Date: Saturday, Dec. 11
Place: Dodge Room, Earl Hall
Time: 5:00-8:00 p.m.
Price: FREE!
Tickets: RSVP
 online.


3. Snack Attacks!


We know that studying for finals makes it easy to forget to sleep, relax, and especially, eat. This is why we will be providing snacks for you, to get you through the week alive and healthy.

Date: Tuesday, Dec. 14-Wednesday, Dec. 15; Monday, Dec.20-Wednesday, Dec. 22
Place: GS Lounge
Time: 8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. (Breakfast will be served at 8:00 a.m., lunch will be served at noon.)
Price: FREE!


4. More Upcoming Events


For information on more upcoming events, please visit GSLounge.com. We look forward to welcoming you at our events!

* If you have any dietary restrictions, please contact Jennifer Wisdom (Delegate-at-Large Student Life) at jlw2187@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


Winterfest

Celebrate the holiday season with a bonfire, tons of food, s'mores, giveaways, a cappella, dance, theatre, games, and a holiday tree! Donations for a shelter for battered women and their children in the Bronx will be collected at the event, and T-shirts and holiday grams will be sold in the Diana Center's main lobby from Dec. 6-Dec. 9 between noon and 1:00 p.m.

Date: Thursday, Dec. 9
Place: Lehman Lawn and Diana Center (Barnard)
Time: 7:00-9:00 p.m.


Summer Internship Workshops


Sophomores and juniors, don't miss your chance to apply for incredible internships around the world! Internships are available in Amman, Beijing, Hong Kong, London, Los Angeles, New York, Shanghai, San Francisco, and Singapore in a variety of fields and industries. For more information, attend one of the Secrets to the Successful Application workshops.

Date: Tuesday, Dec. 7
Time: 4:00-6:00 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, Dec. 8
Time: 5:00-7:00 p.m.

Date: Thursday, Dec. 9
Time: 2:00-4:00 p.m.

Place: CCE Conference Room
Tickets: RSVP online
Details: Attendance at a workshop is mandatory for applicants.



Additional Hoots


The Office of the University Chaplain Co-Sponsorship Fund

This fund for new initiatives is available to recognized Columbia University undergraduate, graduate, and professional student groups whose programs explore issues of religion, spirituality, race, ethnicity, sexual identity, gender, social justice, or community service. For more information, contact commonmeal@columbia.edu.

Deadline: Monday, Dec. 13, at 5 p.m.


International Student Panel for GS Spring Orientation


You've been around for a while and can offer helpful advice to incoming students?
Participate in the International Student Panel at the GS Spring 2011 Orientation, to talk about your life at Columbia as an international student and save new students from making mistakes they don't need to make.
For more information, contact Kristiina Wells (International Student Representative) at km2672@columbia.edu.

Date: Monday, Jan. 10


Submissions for Columbia East Asia Review


CEAR is currently accepting submissions that exhibit original research relating to regions of East or Southeast Asia. For more information, visit the website or Facebook, or contact editor@eastasiareview.org.

Deadline: Sunday, Jan. 23


GSSC on Facebook


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



Did you know...?


You have one more week to take advantage of Starbucks' "12 Days of Sharing" deals! Check the website to see each day's special offer.


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

Only one more week of class, savor it!