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UC San Diego Cross-Cultural Center - Week 8, November 2012

Phone: 858.534.9689
Website: ccc.ucsd.edu
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Honoring World AIDS Day at UCSD

By Victor Betts

The University of California, San Diego is honoring World AIDS Day all of week 9 (this week) with a variety of free, public events, including a viewing of portions of the AIDS Memorial Quilt. World AIDS Day is honored every year on December 1st, but UC San Diego will honor it throughout the week of Monday, November 26 through Friday, November 30th, 2012. This year's events reflects the "Getting to Zero" theme, language symbolic of the global community effort needed to achieve zero new HIV infections, zero stigma against those living with HIV/AIDS, and zero AIDS-related deaths.   - Read More

Cross-Cultural Center Finals Week Operation Hours:
Mon. 12/10/12: 9am-11:59pm
Tue. 12/11/12: 12am-9pm
Wed. 12/12/12: 9am-9pm
Thu. 12/13/12: CLOSED due to Staff Development
Fri. 12/14/12: CLOSED due to Staff Development


CCC Winter Break Closures:




Center will re-open Monday, 1/7/13

FAR: "Racial Profiling in the War on Terror: Cultural Citizenship and South Asian Muslim Youth in the United States"

Wednesday | November 28 | 10am

Cross-Cultural Center Comunidad


Event featuring Professor Amanda Solomon (Literature).


Breather Series: Flowers for Fun

Wednesday | November 28 | 1pm

Cross-Cultural Center Art Space


Plant flower seeds in time for spring bloom! Watch your flower grow and germinate during the winter season. We will supply the seeds and pots for you to personally decorate. Please stop by and take a break from the hectic life of week 9. This program is open to all!


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For more information, contact Sulayman Jawaid at sjawaid@ucsd.edu.

What is Asian? (101)

Thursday | November 29 | 5:30pm

Cross-Cultural Center Comunidad


Come have critical dialogue about what it means to be Asian and the struggles/problematic issues with being a model Asian minority.


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For more information, contact Kevin Pham at kmpham@ucsd.edu.

Breather Series: Arts & Crafts

Thursday | December 6 | 12pm

Cross-Cultural Center Art Space


Getting ready for finals? Let your right side of your brain have some fun by coming over to the CCC for a bit. Take home what you create, whether it be a designed mirror, picture frame, ceramic craft, wooden box, canvas, etc. We need to de-stress while studying or wrapping up a long quarter of work. Here's your chase! Faculty and staff as always are very welcome. Light refreshments and all supplies are provided.


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For more information, contact Violeta Gonzales at violetag@ucsd.edu.

Finals Week: 24 Hour Study Jam


Each day, from the morning of December 8th until the morning of December 13th, one of the Campus Community Centers or SPACES will be... 




We'll have study space, games, fun, and a ridiculous amount of coffee. 


Raza Resource Centro: Open 9am Sat (12/8) - 9am Sun (12/9)

LGBT Resource Center: Open 24 hours: Sun. (12/9) - Mon. (12/10)

Cross-Cultural Center: Open 24 hours: Mon (12/10) - Tues (12/11)

SPACES: Open 24 hours: Tues (12/11) - Wed. (12/12)

Women's Center: Open 24 hours: Wed (12/12) - Thurs. (12/13)

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Women's Center Events
F-Word Film Screening
Thursday | November 29th | 6pm | Women's Center

Have you ever watched a Disney movie and wanted to go deeper in challenging common stereotypes? Come join us as we watch 'The Princess and the Frog' and engage in  a conversation about race and gender in Disney movies. Free food will be provided! 

Gender Buffet: Gender-Based Violence and HIV: A Global Health Concern
Friday | November 30th | 12pm | Women's Center

This discussion will focus on the HIV epidemic locally and globally, the differences in the epidemic for women and men by world region, how issues of gender-based violence heighten risk for HIV among women in cross-national settings, and what solutions at program and policy levels could improve the situation. Facebook Event

For more info contact 858.822.0074 or
LGBT Resource Center Events
Healing Through Racism
LGBT Resource Center Conference Room


A program which explores ways that we as a community, can come together and process through the trauma of racism. There will be conversations about different methods to stimulate healing. Come join us in arts and crafts, writing, and meditation.

In Memoriam
Remembering debi fidler
October 31, 1952 - November 2 ,2012
debi fidler passed away this month.  She was one of the original members of the committee which worked diligently to establish UC San Diego's LGBT Resource Center.  Her name is all over our founding documents.  Through her energy and that of so many staff, students and faculty, we became the community that we are today. Read More

M.E.Ch.A de UCSD: Taco y Quesadilla Fundraiser
Wednesday | November 28th | 10am - 3pm
Library Walk Year 1989 Block

Grab Lunch at our Fundraiser! Freshly cooked carne asada! Tacos de Carne Asada will be sold for $1.25. Quesadillas will be sold for $1.00.

UCSD NASA: Quese IMC Lecture
Thursday | November 29th | 7-9:30pm
Price Center East Forum

Lecture: "Culture, Activism, Hip-Hop & Indigenous Movement for Spirituality & Solidarity"

Quese Imc is an internationally known hip-hop emcee who has toured, spoke, keynoted and brought a message of movement through the medium of hip-hop. Imc is a indigenous Pawnee and Seminole and Mexican emcee, producer, cultural and social activist & youth prevention worker.


Presented by The Native American Student Alliance and the Inter-tribal Resource Center of UCSD.

1st Annual Native American Youth Basketball Tournament
Sunday | December 2 | 9am-3:30pm
UCSD Rimac Arena

The Four Directions Native American Community Coordinator, Native American Student Alliance, and SPACES are hosting the FIRST ever Native American Youth Basketball Tournament at UCSD! Breakfast, lunch & T-shirts provided.

UCSD UJS: Hannukah Party
Thursday | December 6 | 6pm-7:30pm
CCC Comunidad

Join Hillel, UJS, and the Jewish orgs at UCSD for the annual Hannukah Party celebration!! 

There will be Krispy Kreme Jelly-filled donuts, Latkes, applesauce, arts and crafts, music, laughter, fun, and much more!!

UCSD BSU Celebrates Kwanzaa
Monday | December 3 | 7pm
PC East Ballroom

For more info contact:


The Amistad Rebellion
Book talk event hosted by the History Department. Wed, Nov 28, 12pm at HSS 4025. Contact Jennifer Ung. - Read more
In Memoriam:
Remembering debi fidler
Oct 31, 1952 - Nov 2 ,2012. Some words friends had to say about debi fiddler. - Read more
Volunteer Coordinator Intern
Position open at SD LGBT Pride. 4-6 months unpaid, start as soon as possible. Send resume to Maureen Abugan. - Read more

Award Nominations
For Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action & Diversity Awards. Deadline: Mond, Dec 3 at 4:30pm. Contact- Read more


Pinnacle Awards
Nominate someone for the Athena San Diego Pinnacle Awards. Deadline February 22nd, 2013. - Read more
Living as Form
(the nomadic version) Visit the University Art Gallery October 4 - December 14. Open to the public. - Read more
Volunteer Coordinator Intern
Position open at SD LGBT Pride. 4-6 months unpaid, start as soon as possible. Send resume to Maureen Abugan. - Read more

Student Health Services Winter Break Hours
Mon, Dec 17 - Fri, Dec 28: 8am-4pm. Closed: Dec 24, 25, 31, and Jan 1. - Read more
A Conversation w/ Gary Soto
The author will share from his new play, In and Out of Shadows. Sat, Dec 1, 11am-12pm at Price Center East Forum Room. - Read more
The Hunger Games Film Screening
Free for UCSD Students & Alumni. Thur, Nov 29th, 6:30pm at PC Theater. - Read more

Magestrial Lecture
The Return of Cosmic Consciousness 2012. Sat, Dec 1, 3-7pm, at Balboa Park. - Read more
Job Opportunity at UCSD
Position as Community Service Program Coordinator in the Center for Student Involvement. Deadline: Thur, Dec 6, 2012. - Read more
Human Trafficking Conference
Free to general public. Space limited. Sat, Dec 8, 8:30am-5:00pm. Contact. - Read more

Free Trade Presentation
Presentation of work analyzing free trade between U.S. and Mexico. Thur, Nov 29 - Sat, Dec 1, 1-6pm at UCSD. - Read more

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