|11:15 am-12:15 pm||Careers in Student Affairs Panel Thomas Commons|
A panel discussion with several Student Affairs professionals sharing their experiences and insight. All students are welcome to come and hear about what it's like to work as a staff member at a college and tips to getting in to this profession. Oct. 30 at 11:15 a.m. in Shaw. Students can bring their lunch.
|11:30 am-12:30 pm||"Stiff" Reading Group West Science|
Our second book selection is Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers. Mary Roach's Stiff lifts the lid off what happens to our bodies once we have died. Fertilizer? Crash Test Dummy? Human Dumpling? Ballistics Practice? She interweaves present-day explorations with a history of past attempts to study what it means to be human. Students selected for this discussion group should come prepared to discuss the second half of the book.
|11:30 am-12:30 pm||Frank N. Magid Associates Info Session Thomas Commons|
Frank N. Magid Associates is a leading research-based consulting firm, which possesses a profound understanding of what and how marketing and communication will affect customers' behaviors. Their info session will be held in MLK, Thomas Commons. Don't miss out on the opportunity to learn more about this organization.
|5:00 pm-6:30 pm||Trick-or-Treat for Books Thomas Commons|
Mortar Board is hosting a Halloween book drive! Please stop by the Commons tables to drop off any book donations. We accept books for people of all ages--children's books, text books, and more! The books will be donated to appropriate agencies to support Mortar Board's cause, Reading is Leading.
|5:30 pm-7:00 pm||An Invitation to Exile conversation Thomas Commons|
An Invitation to Exile: a conversation on the "other" narratives for communities of color and immigrants
John-Paul Chaisson-Cardenas, executive director of the Cedar Rapids Civil Rights Commission, will lead a conversation exploring common myths and misconceptions related to who is American and what it means to be a citizen. As part of the exploration we will talk about immigration history and policy, English only laws, Latino identity, Asian Americans, and the justice and education systems.
|7:00 pm||NIGHT PRAYER: All Souls, Saints, & Sinners on All Hallow’s Eve Allee Chapel|
Includes candle lighting in communing memory of our deceased loved ones and mentors, as well as background on the spiritual history and symbols associated with Halloween. A brief Peace Eucharist-Communion and optional anointing for healing follows. Service flows out of ancient and fresh expression of Christian spirituality with open minds and hearts. All welcome. ~Led by Chaplain & Spiritus
|7:00 pm||Scary Stories & Urban Legends - an Open Mic for Horror Enthusiasts Van Etten-Lacey House|
"'Alfred,' she said, 'now I can tell you about the green ribbon. Untie it, and you will see why I could not tell you before.' Slowly, carefully, Alfred untied the ribbon, and Jenny's head fell off."
The Student Literary Arts Board (SLAB) presents an open mic for horror enthusiasts.
|7:30 pm||Steel Drum Ensembles Concert King Chapel|
Under the direction of Dr. Martin Hearne. Admission is free and open to the public.
|8:00 pm-11:00 pm||Bowman-Carter Haunted Basement Bowman-Carter|
The circus is in town! Join Bowman and Carter's world-famous traveling show for a thrill-filled night of pandemonium and shadows!