Cornell College Events

Friday, November 15th

Time Event Title
11:30 am-12:00 pmMeditation, Mindfulness, and Mind-Body-Spirit Allee Chapel
Friday at 11:30 (except block breaks) in Allee Chapel. Drop into this contemplative community of students, faculty, staff, and others gathering for East-West spiritual practices and related wisdom to increase personal and communal healing peace, compassion, and awareness of life's inter-connective oneness. Both prayerful and secular variations of commonalities. ~ Led by Chaplain with Spiritual Life Inter-faith & Spiritus leaders
3:15 pmMusic Seminar Student Recital Ringer Recital Studio
4:00 pm-5:30 pmFaculty Social Paul K. Scott Alumni Center
Sponsored by Academic Affairs
6:00 pmReading with Distinguished Visiting Writer Sandra Beasley Van Etten-Lacey House
The Center for the Literary Arts hosts a reading of poetry and prose with Sandra Beasley, 2013-14 Distinguished Visiting Writer. Sandra Beasley is the author of I Was the Jukebox, winner of the 2009 Barnard Women Poets Prize, selected by Joy Harjo and published by W. W. Norton. Her debut, Theories of Falling, was selected by Marie Howe as winner of the 2007 New Issues Poetry Prize. Beasley's essays have been featured in the The New York Times Book Review, Washington Post Magazine, Oxford American, and the Wall Street Journal. In 2011, Beasley published her memoir Don't Kill the Birthday Girl: Tales from an Allergic Life, a cultural history of food allergies. She won the 2013 Center for Book Arts Chapbook competition, judged by Harryette Mullen, for "None in the Same Room: Poems from The Traveler's Vade Mecum." Her third full-length collection, Count the Waves, is forthcoming from W. W. Norton & Co.
6:30 pmPAAC Music: Jared Mahone Orange Carpet
Jared is a groove-driven singer-songwriter whose soulful melodies, sincere lyrics and witty stage presence (that includes vocal beatboxing!) make for an engaging show.
7:00 pm-10:00 pmLibrary Gaming Night Cole Library
Come to Cole Library for board games, video games, and card games of all sorts, sponsored by Cole Library, Chess & Games, and Battlezone Games of Cedar Rapids! This year there will be Magic: The Gathering draft, video game tournaments, and lots of exciting board games to learn and play. Snacks and drinks will be provided.
7:30 pmOrchestra Concert King Chapel
Under the direction of Dr. Martin Hearne. Admission is free and open to the public.
8:00 pmWomen's Basketball @ Buena Vista Mount Vernon
Cornell Classic

Ongoing Events:

Time Event Title
Oct 1st-Dec 2ndSophomore declaration of majors has begun Old Sem

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