MultiCultural Center hosts discussion on community building, advocacy 

The MultiCultural Center (MCC) is hosting a discussion, “Building Bridges of Love: A Movement Against Cultures of Dominance,” as part of its Advocacy and Collaboration Series. The event will take place Thursday, Jan. 18, from 12-2:30 p.m. in the MCC Lounge. 

The MCC reminds the community that its Winter Quarter 2024 events will require masks due to a rise in COVID-19 activity within the region. 

Where do you belong in the movement against cultures of dominance? How do we align with values that propel us towards creating liberation for all rather than perpetuating systems of domination? What does it mean to recenter ourselves in the long journey of advocacy work?” the Shoreline description read. 

Lunch will be provided. 

Health & Wellness hosts evening of tea for international students

Health & Wellness is hosting “International Tea Time” for international students and tea enthusiasts on Thursday, Jan. 18, from 12-1:30 p.m. at the Health & Wellness Lounge and will feature a range of global teas. 

The event will be a weekly space for students “to engage in cross-cultural conversations.” 

MENASARC holds study jam with tea

The Middle Eastern, North African, South Asian Resource Center (MENASARC) is hosting a study jam with tea on Thursday, Jan. 18, from 5-7 p.m. in room 1106 at the Student Resource Building (SRB). 

Women’s Center, Black Women’s Health Collaborative, Environmental Justice Alliance present “Blind Date with a Book” 

The Women’s Center is hosting a “Blind Date with a Book” event on Thursday, Jan. 18, from 5-7 p.m. at the SRB Multipurpose Room (MPR). The event is in collaboration with the Black Women’s Health Collaborative and Environmental Justice Alliance and will feature discussions on the intersection of environmentalism and Black womanhood. 

The event will have 44 individually wrapped books on various environmental justice topics authored by Black women, available on a first-come, first-serve basis. 

Food will be provided. 

RCSGD hosts game night for LGBTQIA+ students with RHA 

The Resource Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity (RCSGD) is hosting a game night in collaboration with the Residential Housing Association (RHA). The event will take place Thursday, Jan. 18, from 7-9 p.m. at the San Nicolas Residence Hall Lounge. 

Game options include Jackbox Games, Jenga and Uno, among others. Snacks will be provided while supplies last.

Education Abroad Program hosts exchange student meet & greet 

The Education Abroad Program is holding a reciprocal exchange student meet-and-greet on Friday, Jan. 19, from 2-3:30 p.m. at the Student Affairs and Administrative Services Building. 

Snacks will be provided. 

Walter H. Capps Center hosts lecture with UC Berkeley School of Law Professor 

The Walter H. Capps Center is hosting a lecture on Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, featuring UC Berkeley School of Law professor Khiara Bridges. The event will take place Friday, Jan. 19, from 4-5:30 p.m. at Henley Hall. 

In this lecture, Khiara M. Bridges argues that the U.S. Supreme Court’s impoverished conceptualization of what ‘counts’ as racism against people of color is a strategy that the Court deploys to accomplish regressive ends,” the Shoreline description read

The lecture is free and open to the public. 

RCSGD presents evening with air-dry ceramics for QTBIPOC Empowerment Hours 

RCSGD is presenting an evening with air-dry ceramics as part of its QTBIPOC Empowerment Hours on Monday, Jan. 22, from 6-8 p.m. at the SRB MPR. 

Pizza will be provided. 

Kapatirang Pilipino holds discussion on “Navigating the Filipino Narrative”

Kapatirang Pilipino is hosting a discussion titled, “Navigating the Filipino Narrative,” as part of its Real Talk series on Monday, Jan. 22, from 7-9 p.m. at the Asian Resource Center. 

“We navigate through life differently and have different stories, but how are we able to come together and share a common narrative?” the Instagram description read

LGBTQ Staff & Faculty Collective hosts vision board party

The LGBTQ Staff & Faculty Collective is hosting a vision board party on Tuesday, Jan. 23, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the SRB MPR. 

Students are encouraged to RSVP to attend the event. 

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Asumi Shuda
Asumi Shuda (they/them) is the Co Lead News Editor for the 2023-24 school year. Previously, Shuda was the Community Outreach News Editor for the 2022-23 school year and the 2021-22 school year and an Assistant News Editor during the 2020-21 school year. They can be reached at asumishuda@dailynexus.com or news@dailynexus.com.