Weekly Event Roundup: Feb. 3 – 8, 2020

Compiled by Maura Breth, Staff Writer

Monday, Feb. 3:

  • AOII Rose Grams
    • 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the CUB Lobby
    • The sisters of AOII will be selling rose grams at the CUB tables. The roses will be delivered to students’ residences on Feb. 13.
    • The money raised will be donated to the Juvenile Arthritis Foundation.
  • 2020 Presidential Primaries Watch Parties
    • The first meeting is on Feb. 3 from 8:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. in the Junction (Iowa caucus)
    • The Fielding Center for Presidential Leadership Study invites you to join the Fellows, Associates, and Professor Shirley Anne Warshaw throughout the semester during the watch parties for 2020 presidential primaries.
    • These events are free and open to all on campus – snacks will be provided!
      • The remaining events will take place on:
        • Feb. 11 (New Hampshire)
        • Mar. 3 (Super Tuesday)
        • Mar. 17 (Arizona, Florida, Illinois, and Ohio)
        • Apr. 28 (Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, New York, Pennsylvania, and Rhode Island)

Wednesday, Feb. 5:

  • CAFE Symposium
    • 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. in the CUB Ballroom
    • Celebrate first-years’ intellectual achievements as students present faculty-nominated undergraduate research and creative activity.
  • Holding the Line Lecture – Commander Guy M. Snodgrass, USN (ret.)
    • 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in Masters Hall 110 (Mara Auditorium)
    • Secretary of Defense James Mattis worked to restore America’s military during the most challenging times the military has faced in generations.
    • Commander Guy M. Snodgrass, USN (ret.) and CEO of Defense Analytics, who previously served as Secretary Mattis’s director of communications and his chief speechwriter, will discuss how Secretary Mattis was able to accomplish what he did, and what Snodgrass himself learned from the experience.

Thursday, Feb. 6:

  • QPR Suicide Prevention Training
    • 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
    • QPR Suicide Prevention Training is free training that will help anyone learn how to recognize the warning signs of a suicide crisis and how to use Question, Persuade, and Refer in those situations.
    • Contact Olivia Coyle at ocoyle@gettysburg.edu to sign up for training and to receive the training location.

Friday, Feb. 7:

  • Delta Gamma’s Pretzel-Grams
    • 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the CUB Lobby
    • Students can purchase chocolate covered pretzels made by DG sisters. The pretzel-grams will be delivered to your room on Valentine’s Day.
  • Tropi-golf @ Musselman Library
    • 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on the lower level of Musselman Library
    • Come down to the library for a tropical-themed mini-golf event held in the library! Tee times are every half hour and groups of four can play their way through the nine-hole course.
    • Sign up in advance using the sign-up genius link.
  • The Comedy CUB
    • 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the Junction
    • Join CAB for the comedy act for the night Jasmine Ellis! Her standup has been described as “energetic” and “joyfully neurotic.”
    • Jasmine has performed in comedy clubs, at colleges, and dive bars across her home state of Texas. In 2017, she landed a coveted spot on the PBS documentary series “Stand Up Empire” which showcases Austin’s top up and coming comedians.

Saturday, Feb. 8:

  • Xtreme Laser Tag
    • 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. in the CUB Ballroom
    • Form a team with your friends and join CAB for a fun night of laser tag!
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