Women’s Center hosts workshop on flower bouquets 

The Women’s Center is hosting a workshop titled, “Bouquets of Self-Love,” on Thursday, Jan. 25, from 12-1 p.m. at the Student Resource Building (SRB) Multipurpose Room (MPR).

“Join us to put together beautiful bouquets of flowers to take home and write letters of love to ourselves,” the Shoreline description read

UCSB Sustainability hosts workshop on waste reduction 

UCSB Sustainability is hosting a waste reduction workshop on Thursday, Jan. 25, from 12-1 p.m. at the McCune Conference Room (room 6020) in the Humanities and Social Sciences Building in honor of National Zero Waste Month.

The event will focus on topics of regional waste management and diversion, recycling, e-waste and organic composting on campus. Representatives from Design, Facilities, and Safety Services, Department of Public Worms and Associated Students Recycling will steer the conversation. 

Environmental Justice Alliance, Pre-Law Society host environmental justice law panel

Environmental Justice Alliance and Pre-Law Society are presenting an environmental justice law panel on Thursday, Jan. 25, at 6 p.m. at the MultiCultural Center (MCC) Lounge. 

“Hear from a panel of guest speakers working in environmental law & justice on current environmental justice issues in the legal field,” the event description read

Office of Black Student Development begins Black Men’s Barbershop Talk Series 

The Office of Black Student Development is starting its Black Men’s Barbershop Talk Series on Friday, Jan. 26, from 5-7 p.m. at the African diasporic Cultural Resource Center. 

“We’ll be discussing the power of media representation, ways to combat harmful portrayals of black male-identified folks, and different strategies we can adopt to amplify authentic narratives,” the event description read

Food, giveaways and free haircuts will be provided.

Transfer Student Center presents “Vision Board Making” 

Transfer Student Center is hosting a vision board workshop on Thursday, Jan. 25, from 2-4 p.m. at the Transfer Student Center. 

Free popcorn and drinks will be provided. 

Health & Wellness, UCSB Reads 2024 hosts mindfulness painting 

Health & Wellness and UCSB Reads 2024 are starting their four-week art series with a mindfulness painting workshop on Thursday, Jan. 25, from 4-5 p.m. at SRB 1238. 

“Each week we will have a unique experience guiding your discovery of art in your daily life,” the Shoreline description read

Interdisciplinary Humanities Center holds lecture with Liz Carlisle 

The Interdisciplinary Humanities Center is presenting a lecture titled, “Humanities Decanted: Liz Carlisle,” on Thursday, Jan. 25, from 4-5:30 p.m. at the McCune Conference Room. 

Refreshments will be served. 

Health & Wellness presents UCSB Masculinities Project 

Health & Wellness is hosting a panel discussion titled, “Breaking the Man Box: Conversations on Masculinity,” on male body image and acceptance on Thursday, Jan. 25, from 6-8 p.m. at the Santa Ynez Jameson Community Center. 

“What are we taught about male body image? How do these beliefs influence us as individuals, & how do they influence life at UCSB & in Isla Vista?” the Shoreline description read.

Non-Traditional Student Resource Center hosts speed friending 

The Non-Traditional Student Resource Center is hosting a speed friending event on Friday, Jan. 26, from 5-7 p.m. at the SRB MPR. 

“This event is open to everyone, but geared towards the non-traditional student community,” the Shoreline description read

Pizza will be provided. 

A.S. Environmental Affairs Board, IVRPD host clean-up

The A.S. Environmental Affairs Board is collaborating with the Isla Vista Recreation & Park District on Saturday, Jan. 27, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. as part of its Adopt-A-Block program.

The walk will begin at 961 Embarcadero Del Mar, and snacks will be provided after the event.

Chinese Students and Scholars Association hosts Chinese Spring Festival Gala audition 

The Chinese Students and Scholars Association is beginning the planning process for its Chinese Spring Festival Gala with auditions on Saturday, Jan. 27, from 2-7 p.m. at the Interactive Learning Pavillion 1101. 

CSSA hosts this event to help all the Chinese students to ease their pangs of homesickness and simultaneously provide all UCSB students the opportunity to closely experience the Chinese culture,” the Shoreline description read

MultiCultural Center hosts book talk with Aiden Thomas

The MCC is hosting a “dine and discuss” with bestselling, young adult author Aiden Thomas on Monday, Jan. 29, in the MCC Theater and Lounge. 

The event will feature a moderated discussion and Q&A from 5-6 p.m., a book signing from 6:15-6:45 p.m. and a community dinner from 7-8 p.m.

The MCC is requiring attendees to wear masks for its winter 2024 in-person events.

Advocacy for All Animals hosts panel on veganism 

Advocacy for All Animals is hosting a conference on topics of veganism on Tuesday, Jan. 30, from 1-4 p.m. at the I.V. Community Center. 

This conference aims to inspire students to think critically about veganism from multiple perspectives, including impacts on health, concerns about speciesism, cultural histories, and considerations of the environment,” the Shoreline description read.

Women’s Center presents lecture on “gender flight” 

The Women’s Center is hosting a discussion titled, “Gender Flight: The Perceived Threat of Femininity,” on Wednesday, Jan. 31, from 3-4 p.m. at the Women’s Center Community Room. 

Pizza will be provided. 

SexInfoOnCampus hosts discussion on sex toys 

SexInfoOnCampus is hosting a discussion and giveaway of sex toys on Wednesday, Jan. 31, from 5-6 p.m. at Phelps Hall 2524. 

The event is part of the organization’s weekly meetings. 

A version of this article appeared on p.2 of the Jan. 25, 2024, print edition of the Daily Nexus.

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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.