Bod Briefs Issue 9

Don’t Be Self Conchas About Your Culture

 From 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 17 at the Union Underground. Come join The Interest Group of Sigma Lambda Gamma for conchas, hot chocolate, and danza awhile learning about their culture. 

Zeta’s Bright Pink

7 p.m. Oct. 18 in Henderson 118. Zeta Tau Alpha will be hosting an informative event with Dr. Adeimy, oncologist from Cotton O’Neil Cancer Center, to educate members and the community women (men are also welcomed) on preventative measures, risks and resoures for Breast Cancer. 

MCJ/JD Dual Degree Program Information Sessions

9:30 a.m. Oct. 18 in Benton Hall. Come find out how you could earn your law degree and masters degree in criminal justice at the same time. 

Open Mic Poetry Read Against Relationship Violence

From 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Oct. 18 in Memorial Union/Stauffer Commons. Come read your poetry as part of the YWCA’s Week Without Violence, or come listen to others as they work together to make a violence-free community. Bring up to three poems (original or by your favorite author) to read. No reservation required.

Ichabod’s Special

From 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. Oct. 19 at Topeka Haunted Woods. Bring your Washburn ID to get half off the cost of the haunted hike. Meet stars from AMC’s “The Walking Dead,” and get your team together for Zombie Laser Tag. 

African Dance Lessons 

From 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 19 at Petro Dance Studio/Lee Arena. Come enjoy some dancing time with The Interest Group of Sigma Lambda Gamma and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority. 

Women in Science Day 

From 8 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. Oct. 22 in  Henderson Learning Resources Center. Labs will be in the morning and late morning/early afternoon. The event also includes a lunch, speakers and a quiz show. It is free for participants and open to female seventh graders in Topeka and the surrounding communities to encourage an interest in science. An event like this takes lots of volunteers, and they are looking for individuals interested in organizing and running 45-minute science labs, or anyone that would just like to help out the day of the event.

Open Access Week Screening of “Paywall: The Business of Scholarship” in Mabee Library

12 p.m. Oct. 24 in Mabee Library. Join them during Open Access Week to learn more about academic publishing and the need for Open Access at Mabee Library’s screening of “Paywall: The Business of Scholarship.” Snacks are provided. Students and faculty are also invited to participate in a video booth to talk about why we need Open Access and Open Education.