Tuesday: January 25th, 2011

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Dear GS students:

Now that you're all settled in and ready for the semester to start, make sure not to forget about all the fun parts of your college experience, and come out to some of the many events that are awaiting you throughout the next few weeks!

GSSC Events
1. Asian Art at the MET
2. Wine Tasting Happy Hour
3. Superbowl Party
4. Valentine's Day Cupcakes
5. Bowling 
6. Senior Dinner & Opera
7. Auditions for Downtown Performance
8. More Upcoming Events

Additional Hoots
GSSC Positions Available
Volunteering for Community Impact
GSSC on Facebook

Did you know...?



GSSC Events*

1. Asian Art at the MET

Enjoy an afternoon of fun and foreign cultures with other GSers!
As part of our MET Art Tours series, which will be going on for the rest of the academic year, we are visiting the museum's Asian Art section this Friday.
For more information, visit Facebook.

Date: Friday, Jan. 28
Place: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Lobby
Time: 2:45 p.m.
Price: Free!
Tickets: Up to 2 tickets per CUID are available online.


2. Wine Tasting Happy Hour


Did you enjoy the last Happy Hour event at Prohibition? Or did you miss it?  Don't worry, here's another chance! Enjoy some great company, wine, and cheese at this month's Happy Hour while mingling with other GS students.

Date: Thursday, Feb. 3
Place: Amsterdam Lounge
Time: 8:00-10:00 p.m.


3. Superbowl Party


Looking for a place to watch the Superbowl?
An entire room just for GS, a 72-inch screen, a 42-inch screen, buffet food, and free beverages: You wouldn't want to miss this! Only the first 80 people will be admitted, so get there early, and be ready for fun and action!

Date: Sunday, Feb. 6
Place: Havana Central
Time: 5:30-9:30 p.m.
Price: Free!


4. Valentine's Day Cupcakes


Who would not fancy a delicious Magnolia cupcake on Valentine's Day? 
Couples and singles, come and join other GS students for Valentine's Day cupcakes and hot chocolate!
For more information, visit 
Facebook

Date: Monday, Feb. 14
Place: GS Lounge
Time: 4:00-6:00 p.m. 
Price: Free!


5. Bowling 


Put your books aside, and come out for an evening of bowling with fellow GSers, including chicken wings, pizza pies, juice, and soda!

Date: Wednesday, Feb. 23
Place: Harlem Lanes
Time: 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Price: Free!
Tickets: Tickets are available online.


6. Senior Dinner & Opera


Seniors, join us for an evening of food and music!
Dinner at Le Monde will be followed by a visit to the Metropolitan Opera, where we will see the Rossini opera "Armida."

Date: Saturday, Feb. 26
Place: Dinner at Le Monde, Opera at the Metropolitan Opera
Time: Dinner at 6:00 p.m., Opera at 8:00 p.m.
Price: $21.00 (inluding Dinner and Opera)
Tickets: Tickets are available at the Lerner Box Office and 
online


7. Auditions for Downtown Performance

Come and audition to perform at a fantastic party downtown!
The School of General Studies is home to many singers, musicians, and dancers, to name a few, who may have the chance to perform in front of fellow GS students during a night of fun and music!
Contact Kelly Braga (VP of Student Life) at kjb2156@columbia.edu to set up an audition.

Date: Saturday, Feb. 5 and Saturday, Feb. 12
Place: Broadway Room, Lerner Hall
Time: 1:00-3:00 p.m.


8. More Upcoming Events


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

* If you have any dietary restrictions, please contact Kelly Braga (VP of Student Life) at kjb2156@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.



Additional Hoots


GSSC Positions Available

Take advantage of this opportunity to join your Student Council for the remainder of the academic year! See details about the nomination process 
online


Volunteering for Community Impact


Do you want to teach? Tutor? Mentor?
Community Impact is currently seeking volunteers to teach adult GED or ESL classes and to tutor students in math, English, science, and social studies. If you are interested, come by the CI offices (Earl Hall 105 or 2875 Broadway) or call CI at 212-854-1492.


GSSC on Facebook


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



Did you know...?


Created by and for Columbia students, WeSoSmart.com is a website for buying and selling textbooks based entirely on Courseworks. Students can avoid the hassle and expense of bookstores by connecting easily and directly with their own classmates.


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

Enjoy yourself as long as you can, before midterms come to haunt you!