Ahh, the sweet smells of Spring and sobriety.
This week has a ton of events that will serve as the perfect cure to your hangovers and matzah-induced stomach-aches.
Ongoing: Spring Green Week: Blind taste tests of organic food, clothing swaps in the Quad, and Quizzo — all with an environmental twist.
PASSOVER!!! Make your grandmother happy and go to the 30 minute seder. Also, I^ am hosting a seder at my house. Shoot me a message if you want to come.
If you haven’t yet overdose on SPEC, join them for an advanced screening of some movie with a topless Zac Efron: “Neighbors” @ 7:30pm @ the Rave
Wharton grad-turned VC dude-turned PA’s maybe future governor: Rob McCord @ 7pm @ JMHH265
Do you like Rabbits? Do you like Holes? Go see Rabbit Hole, presented by the Front Row Theater Company: @ 7:30pm @ Class of ’49 (Houston Hall)
Sororities + Sumo = Alzheimers? We’re confused, too, but it seems like Sammy’s philanthropy event will be a blast! @ 2pm @ 40th and Locust
This week’s award for best event cover photo goes to Onda Latina, performing “The Syndicate.” @ 6pm @ Iron Gate Theater
Off the Beat swears they’ll perform Jason Mraz, and we swear we won’t miss it! @ 6:30pm @ Harrison Auditorium (Penn Museum)
Kudos to EXCELANO for accepting Venmo payments for their show this semester! @ 8pm @ Dunlop (for details on where this place is, check out the event here)
HELLO, FLING WEEK. It’s the calm before the shitstorm of beer and bad decisions that will descend upon us in 72 hours, or 48 for fun people. Unfortunately, a few things still have to happen before you can find your peacelovenfling. But this is Penn! The only thing we like more than BYOing is finding events to inappropriately BYO. So happy flasking:
Today, 2-5pm: College Palooza
Head over to Houston for some trifold poster board presentations, FUN instagram contests, and liquid nitrogen ice cream. What happens if you mix liquid nitrogen and alc?
Today, 6:30-7:30pm: AEI Presents “What You Need to Know About the Economy You Will Be Entering”
Concerned that you’re not worrying about your future quite enough? Head to 4th floor College Hall. Read the rest of this entry »
Hello, friend. We hope you had a restful weekend because as you might be able to tell from the size of the list below, EVERYTHING IS HAPPENING THIS WEEK. Seriously, so much:
Ongoing: Festival Latino 2014
Muchos eventos. Speakers and workshops and banquets galoré.
Ongoing: Mental Wellness Week
Check out some of these events—including Take Back the Night on Thursday—to help raise mental health awareness.
Tuesday: Discovering the Fragrance Industry with Macy’s
Check out this olfactory opportunity to learn about the design, marketing, and launch of fragrances. Part of Penn Fashion Week!
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Congrats! You made it through the first week after spring break! Only five more to go ’til you’re hOmE fReE. But until then, here’s what going on in your neck of the woods.
Ongoing: QPenn 2014 – Qtopia
Tons of events going on throughout the week, notably an address by Larverne Cox and the annual Pride Games. Qit qwill qbe qtons qof qfun.
Ongoing: Israel Week
Israel week is real this week so keep it real and do what ya feel, ya feel me?
Ongoing: International Week
Because just Israel isn’t enough. The whole world wants to be included. Read the rest of this entry »
We’re sorry. We’re sorry that break is over; we’re sorry that there’s a 70% chance of snow today; we’re sorry that tomorrow you have an exam you haven’t yet started studying for. Let the following list of events be our peace offering, and remember that better days are ahead of us.
Monday: NCAA Women’s Basketball Selection Show
Penn does sports! Let’s show the rest of the league we have it in us to be legitimate fans.
Wednesday: PennSEM Presents: The Third Annual Social Impact Talks
Get back into the swing of things by feigning interest in discussions about such topics as energy and entrepreneurship with Penn professors.
Also on Wednesday: IMPACT Magazine: Issue 2 Release Party
Another event with the word “impact” in it taking place on the same day? WHAT ARE THE CHANCES?! Read the rest of this entry »
Our three newest goals in life: (1) take a selfie with Ellen, (2) have a snow day, and (3) take a selfie with Ellen on a snow day.
Now, on to the events!
Today: Penn Debates the Polybian Society
- 6:00-8:00pm @ Class of ’49 Auditorium in Houston Hall
- With topics like “America Should be the World Superpower”, this one is sure to turn up the heat on such a frigid day!
- There’s free Greek Lady, so yeah. Read the rest of this entry »
Midterms, big/little, Apes uptowns, oh my! As we enter another week of cold weather and work, all we can think about is how much we are over it…all of it. But with a whopping 12 moons standing between us and complete inebriation liberation, we might as well make the most of our time before break (read: avoid work at all costs). Here is this week’s lineup of events.
Today: Discussion with Gov. Ed Rendell
Speak yo’ mind about policies to reform immigration laws with Penn Dems and Penn for Immigrants’ Rights!
Tuesday: Penn Government & Politics Association GBM
Calling reds and blues alike! If bringing political leaders to campus or writing for a non-partisan political publication is your thing, join PennGPA!
Wednesday: “Defining the Scope of Sustainability” Panel
Participate in an open forum with leading experts on sustainability! Sure to be some sustainable conversation! (Let that pun slide, it’s Monday)
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Welcome back to a week filled with slightly warmer temperatures. Can someone say 50 degrees on Friday?!* Here’s a roundup of this week’s events to get you out of your dorms and into the quasi sunshine.
*iPhone Weather App Used As Source
Congressional Candidate Val Arkoosh
Who? Penn Dems
Where? Huntsman 365
When? Monday, 8:30 p.m.
What? Former Penn professor speaks about ditching her PennCard and running for Congress.
Free For All: Mitral Transmission
When? Wednesday, 6:30 p.m.
What? We’re not sure, but this–”take home a print made on plantable paper, enjoy festive wintry snacks, and hear the music of your own body”–sounds awesome.
A Taste Of Life
Who? Penn’s Microenterprise Venture
When? Thursday, 6 to 8 p.m., 5:30 p.m. early bird ticket
What? ALL FOOD COMES TO PENN. Restaurant Week on campus. Read the rest of this entry »
Before we even get to events, you should be made aware that there are a plethora of things you can do for your sweetheart this week that support some great clubs at Penn.
Whether they’re into sonnets (Underground Shakespeare Company,) photography (Stamped Magazine,) selfless devotion to the elderly (Tzedek Social Justice,) tasty treats (Active Minds) or just a good old-fashioned DP Love Note, Penn’s overachieving student groups have made you look like a schmuck if you were just planning on dinner and a movie.
Onwards, to the events!
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Snow and rain had a love child and are sideways raining disgusting sleet-snow afterbirth all over us. That’s what’s hapPENNing. But also there are some other things happening this week… or mostly Tuesday.
Tuesday at 7:30– The Culture of Sound featuring Homeboy Sandman
Come hear a Penn alum turned rapper discuss language, the future of hip hop, and hopefully the origin of his rap name.
Tuesday at 7– UPenn V-Day Campaign presents MOREGASM
The anatomy of pleasure hosted by a sex toy shop called Babeland? Donesies.
Tuesday at 7– Penn Fashion Collective presents Costume Design: Inspiration and Impact
Speaker event with costume designers from SNL, Girls, The Good Wife and Orange is the New Black!
Thursday 4-8pm– APO presents Chipotle Comes to You
We’re not really sure who APO is, but they’re delivering Chipotle on campus this Thursday so they’re good in our book.