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Casey Hayden
Apr 10, 2017

Amazing Campus Events in the Next 2 Weeks...

Apr 10, 2017 by Casey Hayden

There are SO so so many events in the coming weeks, so I won't waste your time with a flowery intro. 

Here's the goods...

 

Monday, April 10 at 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Host: AS Disability Outreach Center & WWU Men's Resiliency
More Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/1295806163835651/ 
DOGS is an educational event developed in collaboration with the Disability Outreach Center and Men’s Resiliency to provide students with information about university polices regarding the use of service dogs, emotional support animals, and therapy animals. This event will also provide students with information on services that these animals can provide for physical, mental, and/or sensory disabilities. 

 

 

Tuesday, April 11 at 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Host: AS Disability Outreach Center
More Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/197171217440918/  
Come learn about disability etiquette, and how to start the conversation about ending disability stigma.

 

 

Wednesday, April 12 at 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Host: AS Productions - Underground Coffeehouse
More Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/2254929514733171/
Sounds of the Underground is a showcase of student bands, playing for a spot at ASProductions end of the year festival, Lawnstock! Join us in the Underground Coffeehouse for the first of four preliminary rounds with our first three bands, Mike Hindert and the Wolf, Breakside, and Virgo Virgo. 

Voting will happen during the event and the winners will be announced during the show! 

 

 

Thursday, April 13 at 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Host: AS Productions - AS Films
More Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/725923550909756/
WATCH THE TRAILER: https://youtu.be/IHBLbGvwO6I

 

Thursday, April 13  ALL Day
Host: International Justice Missions at WWU
More Info: https://orgsync.com/126527/events/1894612/occurrences/4414796
Stand 4 Freedom is a 24 hour stand-in to raise awareness against Human Trafficking!
 

 

 

Thursday, April 13  at 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Host: AS Disability Outreach Center & WWU Men's Resiliency
More Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/174083013110377/
SMILE is an autobiographical one-man show about major clinical depression, suicidal ideation, and the loss of first love. But, it's really funny. We promise.

 

 

Friday, April 14  at 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Host: AS Disability Outreach Center
More Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/258910607904310/
Come dance the night away with the Disability Outreach Center, eat food, and learn about the Disability Rights Movement.

 

 

Saturday, April 15  at 4:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Host: Students for Farmworker Justice
More Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/746096075538024/
What do you think food justice looks like? How do we take action locally to fight for justice, especially given our current political climate? 

Keynote speaker Dr. Michael Dorsey is a distinguished expert and leader in the global sustainablty movement. He is currently the senior program officer at the United State National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine. He also serves as a director on the board of the Sierra Club and also serves on the board of Food First. His work is centered around food justice and environmental justice and he has spent his career fighting for those most affected by our corporate food system. 

This event will center the voices of indigenous farmworkers, members of the Lummi nation, as well as other local organizers of color.
 

 

Monday, April 17  at 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Host: NAMI on Campus WWU 
More Info: https://orgsync.com/110550/events/1875065/occurrences/4377554
This talk will be focused on changing attitudes, assumptions and stereotypes by describing the reality of living with mental illness. In this presentation, people with mental health conditions share their powerful personal stories, and add a critical perspective to the popular understanding of what people with mental illness are like.

 

 

 

Tuesday, April 18  at 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Host: AS Womxn's Center
More Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/1465335873507167/
The Womxn's Cener is pleased to invite you to our Womxn's Social! We will be doing crafts, having snacks, making buttons, and connecting with other Womxn! Please bring yourself, a friend, and come socialize. People of all marginalized genders are invited. It's a great space to make some friends at the start of the quarter! 

 


 

Wednesday, April 19  at 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Host: Veteran Services at Western, Western's Veteran Community
More Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/1867571730152256/
Hear real stories about local veterans experiences overseas.

 


 

Wednesday, April 19  at 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Host: Poets and Lyricists Society
More Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/559648984375584/
Desireé Dallagiacomo is an award-winning writer, performer, & educator. She is a Pushcart Prize nominee, the program director & lead teaching artist at Forward Arts, a youth literary arts non-profit in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA, and she has ranked both nationally & internationally in poetry slam. She has taught & performed extensively across the USA, Canada, & Australia.

 


 

Thursday, April 20  at 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Host: AS Productions - AS Films
More Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/287842378339561/
WATCH THE TRAILER: https://youtu.be/caJu4be6O2c

 


 

Thursday, April 20  at 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Host: AS Social Issue Resource Center
More Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/1935683186665645/
Zahira is known for her writing, visual art, and author of Bad-Dominicana, an AfroLatina feminist blog. Zahira will be speaking about her Afro-latinx identity and Afrolatinx's experiences and invisibility in LatinAmerican media. http://zahira.co/

 

 

Friday, April 21  at 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Host: AS Ethnic Student Center
More Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/423781094631400/
Come join the talented students of the ESC in their celebration of their individuality and culture. Poetry, dances, and music will be shared with the audience. An absolutely FREE event!
Here is video from last year: 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K2huHYf-hKo

 

 

Sunday, April 23  at 5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Host: Vietnamese Student Association
More Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/785722118253452/
Two Generations, Two Homelands, VSA's 7th Annual Heritge Dinner. VSA is proud to be holding this dinner in collaboration with the Vietnamese community here in Bellingham, students/staff of Western Washington University, and PNW VSA. VSA is also proud to have our esteemed guest as keynote speaker: Thai-Hoa Le!

 

 

Thursday, April 27  at 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Host: AS Legal Information Center, Western Reads, AS Social Issues, AS Black Student Union, AS Productions and Justice Speaks!
More Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/357959804605496/
 

 

...AND Last but DEFINITELY not least...

Saturday, April 29  at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Host: WWU Queer Club (and many co-sponsors)
More Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/253405198428165/
A one day convention with an artist alley, vendors, panels, and a costume contest, all focused on queer comics and science fiction media!
Crowdfunding Page: https://www.vikingfunder.com/project/5740
Main website: https://wp.wwu.edu/wwuqueercon/