Weekend of November 12, 2015   Vol. 3 Issue 10
America Recycles Day Activities! 
In recognition of America Recycles Day on November 15th, the Office of Community Engagement and the Sustainability Committee is hosting a series of events to highlight the importance of recycling. We would love if you could be a part of these events! 

12:45 to 3:15 pm - Sign the recycling pledge and learn more about the recycling scavenger hunt at the G&T's table. 

1:00 to 3:00 pm - Garbage and recycling clean up event with the Highland Ridge. Our cleanup location is within walking distance of campus, and we will be leaving as a group from the Campus Circle at 12:45. Also, on Saturday evening, watch out! You may get "caught" during a special event, and could be rewarded with a small prize! 

3:00 pm - The Clean Bin Project, will be shown in Yost Auditorium. This documentary follows the lives of two individuals who attempt to live a waste free life for the duration of a year. A short discussion will follow. 

Questions? Email sustainability@washjeff.edu.

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Today's Events
Seniors: Your Help is Needed!

Help your Peers with their Senior Capstone Project

They will be in the ski lodge from 1:15 pm - 3:30 pm and Old Main room B today from 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm. They will also be in the ski lodge from 1:15 pm - 3:30 pm on Thursday. 

Please take a few minutes and help them with their research. Your help is greatly appreciated!

SGA General Assembly Meeting

Spring Concert Announcement Incoming!
All Text Request Performance: Gary Johnson

Tonight at 8:00 pm!
$20 Hoodie at the Campus Store

2015 Holiday Promo
The Campus Store has launched their 2015 Holiday Promo item. You can get a W&J hoodie for only $20! Available in Small to 3XLarge sizes while supplies last! No additional discount applies.

Attention First Year Men

Apply for the Beta Theta Pi Men of Principle Scholarship
The Men of Principle Scholarship is offered by Beta Theta Pi annually to undergraduate men dedicated to involvement and scholarship. This scholarship is awarded to two individuals in the sum of $250.00 each. The selection process will entail a single interview with the fraternity's President, Recruitment Chair and others to be determined. 

This interview will consist of a series of questions geared toward giving the interviewing brothers a better look at your credentials, your commitment to academics and your participation within the Washington and Jefferson College community. There is no need to prepare responses for this interview. We are only searching for men that we feel posses the qualities most closely associated with the ideals of Beta Theta Pi. 
To apply for the scholarship please send me an email stating your interest in setting up a time to be interviewed on either of the following days: November 17th, November 18th, and November 19th after 6:30 PM. If in the case any of these days happen to not work within your schedules please send me an email letting me know, and we can arrange another time to meet for your interview. The interview will last approximately 15 to 20 minutes and your dress attire is to be business casual (shirt and tie). 
For more information regarding Beta Theta Pi and the Men of Principle Scholarship we encourage each of you to visit our website, www.betathetapi.org  We hope you to will apply for this great opportunity and look forward to learning more about each of you in the near future. 
If you have any questions, would like more information or just want to talk about the process please contact myself, Mac Hennessy or our fraternity's President Evan McDonough at mcdonougheh@jay.washjeff.edu. Please do not hesitate to give either of us a call or stop us in passing if you have any questions, comments or concerns. 
Best Regards,
Mac Hennessy - Beta Theta Pi Recruitment Chair 
Brothers of the Gamma Chapter of Beta Theta Pi

This Weekend's Events
This Weekend's Parkhurst Dining Events

Chipotle Burrito Bar at the Commons

Late Night Wings @ G&T's

2015 Campus Store Appreciation Sale

Friday from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm at the Campus Store
Come to the Campus Store this Friday for their annual appreciation sale. 20% off all W&J merchandise! Holiday cheer and refreshments will be provided!
Feel Good Friday

Friday from 11:30 am  - 1:00 pm at the Campus Center Circle
This week's Feel Good Friday event is sponsored by the Office of Financial Aid and the Office of Admission. They will be serving hot cider and sweet treats to show their appreciation for W&J students! 

Happy Hour at the 1781 Pub

Friday from 5:30 - 8:00 pm
Get your tickets now for the first Happy Hour at the 1781 Pub! Your $10 ticket gets you premium beer (limit 3) and pub snacks. The event is open to students, faculty, staff and alumni. You must be over 21 to attend.

Tickets on sale now at the Rossin Info Desk for $10 and are $12 at the door.

SAIL Movies in the COMMONS: Ant-Man

Friday at 5:30 pm in the Commons Parcel Room
Enjoy dinner, sundae bar, and special edition student movie snack bar while kicking back in the Parcel Room to watch Ant Man!

Volunteer Opportunities
Poverty Simulation

Register by Friday, November 13!
In Washington County, 10% of all residents live in poverty, and 13% of children aged 18 and under live in poverty. Could you survive a month in poverty? Join the Office of Community Engagement and Community Action Southwest on Tuesday, November 17 2015 at 6:00 PM in the Rossin Ballroom for the annual W&J Poverty Simulation, when the Ballroom will be turned into a small town. Each participate will get to take on the role of a low-income family member living on a limited budget. This activity, and the following discussion, is great opportunity to get a better understanding of the effects of poverty on our community, especially for those students who want to serve as volunteers with low-income community members. Register here today!

Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week 2015

To kick off W&J's support of Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week (HHAW), we are calling on all students to help us raise awareness for hunger and homelessness issues in our community by wearing orange, the official color of HHAW on Monday, November 16. You can also stop by the George & Tom's tables throughout the day on Monday to learn more about some of our community partners who are working towards ending hunger and homelessness in the community, and pick up an orange ribbon to show your support throughout the entire week. Finally, we have donation stations in Rossin and U. Grant Miller Library with information on HHAW. Stop by the stations for more information on what we are collecting. For more information on HHAW, go here.

CYS Holiday Volunteering

Children and Youth Services is currently looking for volunteers to help with their toy drive benefiting underserved families in the Washington Area. As a volunteer, individuals may be working at a toy drop-off station, or wrapping gifts that will be distributed to children that will otherwise not receive gifts this year. Dates for volunteering will be December 7th - 10th in the 4-H building at the Washington Country Fairgrounds. Volunteering will take place during business hours, and the duration of volunteering will be flexible. Please contact Joshua Makepeace (jmakepeace@washjeff.edu) with any further questions or to volunteer.

Schedule of Events
6:00 pm - Intro's & Appetizers (Juniors and Seniors), Rossin Ballroom
6:00 pm - Green Club's Local Foods Dinner, Parcell Room
7:00 pm - The Rush, Campus Ctr. Circle
7:00 pm - SGA General Assembly Meeting, Yost Auditorium
8:00 pm - All-text Request Performer: Gary Johnson, G&Ts

9:00 am - W&J Appreciation Sale (until 5), Campus Store
12:45 pm - Recycling Table, G&T's
1:00 pm - Free Bowling with W&J ID (until 3:00), Alpine Lanes
4:00 pm - Frisbee Friday, Tech Center Lawn
5:30 pm - SAIL Movies in the Commons: Ant Man, Parcell Room
5:30 pm - 1781 Pub Inaugural Happy Hour (until 8:00), Faculty/Staff Dining Room
6:30 pm - Pittsburgh Pipeline (departs 6:30, 8:30, & 10:30), Campus Ctr. Circle
9:00 pm - Monticello's, Hub LL

9:30 am - W&J Wrestling Invitational, Henry Gymnasium
11:00 am - Pittsburgh Pipeline (departs 11, 1, & 3), Campus Ctr. Circle
12:45 pm - Depart for Garbage & Recycling Cleanup Event, Campus Ctr. Circle
1:00 pm - Saturday Shopping Shuttle (until 5), Campus Ctr. Circle
1:30 pm - Football vs Waynesburg, Cameron Stadium
2:00 pm - SAIL Movies in the Alley: Ant Man, The Alley (Hub LL)
6:30 pm - Pittsburgh Pipeline (departs 6:30, 8:30, & 10:30), Campus Ctr. Circle
9:00 pm - Monticello's Live Performer: Brett Young, Hub LL
10:30 pm - SAIL Movies in the Alley: Ant Man, The Alley (Hub LL)
2:00 pm - SAIL Movies in the Alley: Ant Man, The Alley (Hub LL)
3:00 pm - Men's Basketball vs Baldwin Wallace, Henry Gymnasium
3:00 pm - Clean Bin Project Showing, Yost Auditorium
7:00 pm - Mass, Newman Center
9:30 pm - SAIL Movies in the Alley: Ant Man, The Alley (Hub LL)

Monday Preview
SPS National Lab Trip

Sign-up Deadline is Monday
Consider joining the Society of Physics Students for a trip to Argonne National Labs and Fermi National Accelerator Labs between Intersession and Spring terms.  We will tour both facilities and see current, cutting-edge research! We will be traveling from Friday, January 29, 2016, through Monday, February 1, 2016, to Chicago.  Availability is limited, so spots will be filled on a first-come, first-serve basis. For further details or to reserve a spot, please e-mail Savanna Starko at starkosr@jay.washjeff.edu by Monday.

Sophomore Class Registration

Check the Registrar Wiki for Specific Times
Please remember that the Junior Class will register for Spring and Intersession courses on Monday. 

2016 Intersession & Spring courses are in WebAdvisor. Registration dates/times are now available at the Registrar wiki.

Please remember that prior to registration, all students must discuss their intentions for 2016 Intersession and spring with their academic advisor. If you haven't already done so, contact your academic advisor to schedule an appointment.

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