Weekend of March 3, 2016     Vol. 3 Issue 23
Thinking About Living in a Theme Community?
Tonight at 7:00 pm
If you are interested in a Theme Community, but not yet sure, come check out all of the houses!  The theme houses will be providing food and drinks to those who want to learn more about the different buildings.  Come to the halls (listed below)tonight at 7:00 pm to learn more!
Pet House- Monroe Hall
STEM House- Harrison Hall
Quiet House- Lincoln Hall
International House- Cleveland Hall
Two other Theme Communities that are currently gaining interest are the Sustainability House and the Wellness House.  If you are interested in either of these communities or have an idea for another community that you would like to start on campus, please feel free to join us at tonight's open houses, or contact the Office of Residence Life for more information.
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Today's Events
Student Government Meeting

Today at 7:00 pm in Yost Auditorium
The regular bi-weekly meeting of the Student Government Association will be taking place tonight in Yost Auditorium (Burnett Center) at 7:00 pm. The assembly will be voting on several funding requests, providing Spring Concert updates, and having committee sign-ups taken for the Spring Concert.  For a full agenda of items, please see the SGA Spire page or the Sakai page.

Attire for the meeting is business casual, as usual.  Food and drinks will be provided. 

Trinity High School's Musical "Barnum"

Today through Saturday at 7:00 pm in the High School Auditorium
Trinity High School will be presenting the musical "Barnum" tonight through Saturday at 7:00 pm nightly in the high school auditorium. Tickets are $10 and may be purchased at the door.

Winter Tales XIV

Today through Saturday at 7:30 pm in Olin Theatre
The ever popular "Winter Tales" returns for an evening of short one-act plays (ten minute plays, actually) drawn from original scripts submitted by members of the W&J community, including students, alumni, faculty, administration and staff. It is a fast-moving and diverse (sometimes very adult) entertainment from fresh voices. Our Fourteenth Year! 
Western PA Job & Internship Fair
Register by Monday - Event is Next Wednesday!
The Western PA Job and Internship Fair is Wednesday, March 9 at the Monroeville Convention Center from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. Van service is available with a reservation on a first-come, first-served basis (sign up by emailing careerservices@washjeff.edu).
Want an opportunity to meet with 170 employers? As members of the WestPACS Consortium, W&J students and alumni can attend the Fair, held at the Monroeville Convention Center in Monroeville, PA. There is no pre-registration fee, but a $10 walk-in fee. Register at www.westpacs.org by Monday at 11:59 pm. You can also download the app WestPACS Career Fair (you can register through the app under the announcements tab). We had several people receive offers from the fair last spring. 

Teacher Certification Applications Available
Visit the Education Department Today!
Sophomore Admission Applications for the Teacher Certification Program are due Friday, March 18th at 3:00 pm in Burnett 020. Please visit the Education Department before the deadline for information and an application.

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

Chopped Contest at the Commons

Late Night Wings at G&T's

Presidents Chopped

Friday at 5:00 pm in the Parcell Room
Teams will go head to head in this Chopped style cooking competition on Friday at 5:00 pm in the Parcell Room! Come to the Commons to watch your fellow presidents go head to head, participate in a DIY: make your own cookbook station (including recipes that you can make in your room), and enjoy delicious desserts in the Parcell Room!

Sponsored by SAIL & Parkhurst Dining Services

5v5 Basketball

Sign-ups for Intramural 5v5 Basketball close Friday at Noon
Please submit entries to imsports@washjeff.edu. Sign-ups are available for a Competitive A-League (for those with significant high school and/or college playing experience) and a Recreational B League (for those with minimal playing experience). Please designate your intended league in your email. Minimum rosters require 5 players (B League teams must have 1 female), and games will be played in the Henry Memorial Main Gym from March 7th to April 7th. 

Film Club "Life is Beautiful" Screening

Saturday at 2:00 pm in Yost Auditorium
Film Club will be showing the movie "Life Is Beautiful" (1997)  written, directed, and performed by Roberto Benigni; for which he won three Oscars: Best Actor in a Leading Role, Best Foreign Language Film, and Best Music.  

Plot Synopsis
When an open-minded Jewish librarian and his son become victims of the Holocaust, he uses a perfect mixture of will, humor and imagination to protect his son from the dangers around their camp.

French Club "Midnight in Paris" Screening

Sunday at 6:30 pm in Burnett 213
French Club will be having their first ever movie night with "Midnight in Paris" this weekend in Burnett 213!

Plot Synopsis
Gil Pender (Owen Wilson) is a screenwriter and aspiring novelist. Vacationing in Paris with his fiancee (Rachel McAdams), he has taken to touring the city alone. On one such late-night excursion, Gil encounters a group of strange -- yet familiar -- revelers, who sweep him along, apparently back in time, for a night with some of the Jazz Age's icons of art and literature. The more time Gil spends with these cultural heroes of the past, the more dissatisfied he becomes with the present.

Volunteer Opportunities
Avis Arbor Women & Children's Center

City Mission is in need of child-care volunteers at Avis Arbor Women and Children's Shelter. Avis Arbor is a safe place for women and children to seek the help they need. The women at Avis Arbor are enrolled in programs where they receive treatment or medical care, legal services and biblical counseling. During these sessions, the women must leave their children at the shelter. Selected volunteers will watch the children during this time so residents will not have to miss these appointments crucial to their recovery. Interested W&J students, please contact volunteer@washjeff.edu.

This Weekend's Schedule of Events
7:00 pm - The Rush Shopping Shuttle, Campus Ctr. Circle
7:00 pm - Theme Community Open Houses, Various Locations
7:00 pm - SGA General Assembly Meeting,Yost Auditorium
7:00 pm - "Barnum" Musical, Trinity High School Auditorium
7:30 pm - "Winter Tales XIV", Olin Theatre
8:00 pm - Zumba, The Alley (Hub LL)

12:00 pm - Intramural Basketball Registration Deadline,imsports@washjeff.edu
1:00 pm - Free Bowling with W&J ID (until 3:00), Alpine Lanes
5:00 pm - President's Chopped (until 7:00), Parcell Room (Commons)
6:30 pm - Pittsburgh Pipeline (departs 6:30, 8:30, & 10:30), Campus Ctr. Circle
7:00 pm - "Barnum" Musical, Trinity High School Auditorium
7:30 pm - "Winter Tales XIV", Olin Theatre
9:00 pm - Monticello's Karaoke Night!, Hub LL

Parkhurst Event - Late Night Wings, G&T's
11:00 am - Pittsburgh Pipeline (11:00|1:00|3:00), Campus Ctr. Circle
1:00 pm - Men's Lacrosse vs Wooster, Alexandre Stadium
2:00 pm - Film Club "Life is Beautiful" Showing, Yost Auditorium
6:30 pm - Pittsburgh Pipeline (departs 6:30, 8:30, & 10:30), Campus Ctr. Circle
7:00 pm - "Barnum" Musical, Trinity High School Auditorium
7:30 pm - "Winter Tales XIV", Olin Theatre
9:00 pm - Monticello's March Madness, Hub LL

6:30 pm - French Club Movie Night: "Midnight in Paris", Burnett 213
7:00 pm - MassNewman Center

Monday Preview
Annual Branton Lecture: Dr. Edward Whitley

Monday at 7:00 pm in the Media Room
Dr. Edward Whitley, Associate Professor of English at Lehigh University, will give the English Department's annual Branton Lecture on "The Bohemians of Antebellum New York and the Networks of American Literary History."

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