Weekly Event Roundup: October 7 – 12, 2019

By Maura Breth, Staff Writer

Monday, Oct. 7:

  • National Theatre Live: The Lehman Trilogy 
    • Oct. 7 at noon and 7 p.m. at the Majestic Theater
    • The Lehman Trilogy follows along the story of a family that changed the world; the story that begins in 1844 with a young Bavarian man dreaming of a new world in the United States, and the history of the firm that he and his brothers established, as well as the collapse into bankruptcy and the largest financial crisis in history. 
    • Tickets range from $23 for adults, $21 for seniors, and $12 for students. 

Tuesday, Oct. 8:

  • Lattes with Librarians
    • Oct. 8 from 2 to 3 p.m. in the College Union Building Junction
    • Students have access to reference services from librarians.
  • Yom Kippur Services–Kol Nidre
    • Oct. 8 from 7-8 p.m. in the Pennsylvania Hall Lyceum
    • Evening services for the start of Yom Kippur sponsored by Hillel

Wednesday, Oct. 9:

  • Gummies and Gun Sense
    • Oct. 9 from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Glatfelter Hall 102
    • Join Students Demand Action in their discussion regarding gun safety in Gettysburg, PA, and gun reform in the United States.
    • Gummy candy will be provided!

Thursday, Oct. 10:

  • Bass Lecture: Michael Caldwell
    • Oct. 10 from noon to 1 p.m. in McCreary 115 (Bowen Auditorium)
    • Learn how animals communicate using vibration signals in an ongoing study conducted at Gettysburg College, presented by Biology Professor Michael Caldwell.
  • World Mental Health Day Event 
    • Oct. 10 from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the CUB Ballroom
    • Join the Counseling Department and Interfraternity Council as they observe World Mental Health Day to offer a space for support and to raise awareness for mental health issues and how to support those with mental health struggles.
    • The American Foundation of Suicide Prevention will be providing a documentary showing “It’s Real: College Students and Mental Health” as well as holding a discussion on the film afterwards.
    • Pizza will be provided!
  • Annual Derrick K. Gondwe Memorial Lecture: Odious Debts and Africa’s Financial Hemorrhage through Capital Flight
    • Oct. 10 from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. in Masters Hall 110 (Mara Auditorium)
    • Join Distinguished Chair and Professor of Economics at the University of Massachusetts Amherst Léonce Ndikumana as he lectures about how African countries continue to experience unrecorded levels of capital outflows that goes over the amount that they receive in foreign aid, and how Africa has become a “net creditor” to the rest of the world.
    • This lecture is co-sponsored by the Africana Studies Program, the Economics Department, and EPACC and is free to the public.

Saturday, Oct. 12:

  • Reading Days
    • Oct. 12 – 14
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Author: Gettysburgian Staff

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