Weekly Event Roundup: Sept. 16 – 20, 2019

By Maura Breth, Contributing Writer

Monday, Sept. 16:

Qigong: Meditation in Motion

  • Begins this Monday, Sept. 16 from 3-4 p.m. in the Jaeger Center Multipurpose Room
    • Led by Rebecca Colgan, LPC, Staff Counselor, Counseling Services Office
    • An ancient system of guided meditation with roots in Chinces medicine and martial arts. With the goal of cultivating the body’s qi, or life energy through mindfulness and mediation. 
    • CYC Credit for first years!
  • Drop-in Coloring Monday at 6 pm at RSL House
    • Mondays at 6 p.m. at the Center for Religious and Spiritual Life
    • Color your way to calm the CRSL! Snacks will be provided and all the supplies needed to color
    • Offered as a part of Breathe Gettysburg, an initiative of the CRSL to help with mindfulness practice on campus

Tuesday, Sept. 17:

  • Suicide Prevention Training (QPR)
    • First session starts this Tuesday, Sept. 17th at 9 a.m. or 4 p.m.
    • Come receive training on how to recognize the warning signs of a suicide crisis and how to use Question, Persuade, and Refer someone to help.
    • Contact Olivia Coyle at OCoyle@gettysburg.edu to sign up for more info
  • Fielding Center: The Middle East: Intractable Conflict and American Strategy
    • Tuesday, Sept. 17 at 7:30 p.m. at Joseph Theater
    • The event features three defense analysts with experience at the US Army War College discussing American strategy in the Middle East 18 years after 9/11.

Wednesday, Sept. 18:

  • Lecture: Impact of US Funding Cuts on the UN Relief Works Agency (UNRWA)
    • Wednesday, Sept. 18 at 7 p.m. in CUB 260
    • Listen to Director of UNRWA’s Representative Office in Washington, D.C. Elizabeth Campbell talk about the role and context of the agency and how it impacts refugees.
    • Sponsored by the Economics Department and Public Policy Department

Thursday, Sept. 19:

  • Roe v. Wade: Past, Present, and Future
    • Thursday, Sept. 19th from 6-7 p.m. in Masters Hall 110 Mara Auditorium
    • On Constitution Day 2019, Geoffrey Stone, Edward H. Levi Distinguished Service Professor at UChicago, will introduce a historical, legal, constitutional, and political analysis of the issue in order to shed light on a very controversial issue in American politics. 
  • Consent Fair
    • Thursday, Sept. 19th at 11:00 am to 2:00pm in the CUB Lobby
    • Come learn more about consent and engage with and learn about on campus and off campus resources.
    • The Women’s Center Health Services LGBTQIA+ Life, Counseling Services, the Department of Public Safety, The Office of Sexual Respect and Title IX, The YWCA of York and others will all be there to share their resources.
    • CYC Credit Available for first years!
  • BASS Lecture: The Antidote to the Bad Headline: Good Science Communication
    • Thursday, Sept. 19 from 4-5 p.m. in Bowen Auditorium (McCreary 115)
    • Megan Phelan ‘05, Executive Director of the Science Press Package in Washington, D.C. will discuss misleading headlines on scientific journals and how her company works to improve public trust in the media by connecting reporters with authors of scientific studies and eradicating “clickbait” in scientific journal reports.
    • Brought to you by the Biology Department

Friday, Sept. 20:

  • Physics Lecture: Solving Problems in Fundamental Physics Using Neutrons
    • Friday, Sept. 20 from noon-1 p.m. in Masters Hall
    • Dark energy, asymmetry in matter and antimatter, dark matter, and more! Christopher Haddock will discuss how to use neutrons to solve the problems of the universe and detail some of his experimental collaborations.
    • Brought to you by the Physics Department and X-SIG program
  • International Food Festival
    • Friday, Sept. 20 from 4:30-7 p.m. outside of the CUB (rain location: Dining Center)
    • Event sponsored by the Campus Activities Board
  • Wind Symphony & Symphony Orchestra Concert
    • Friday, Sept. 20 from 8-10 p.m. at the Majestic Theater
    • Gettysburg College’s Sunderman Conservatory of Music presents a joint concert with the Symphony Orchestra and Wind Symphony conducted by Dr. César Leal and Director of Bands Dr. Russell McCutcheon respectively.
    • Tickets are free for Gettysburg College students with an ID
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