Cornell College Events

Friday, April 25th

Time Event Title
All dayStudent Senate Elections Cornell College
Vote for your class representatives all day on Community. Each class has four representatives, and each student may vote for the representatives for their class. Polls are open midnight to midnight! Contact LZahourek15 with questions.
11:30 am-12:00 pmMeditation, Mindfulness & 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 pmThe Urgency of Narrative with Nathan Schneider Van Etten-Lacey House
Come hear literary journalist Nathan Schneider discuss the importance of storytelling in our encounter with the world and world-tested advice about how to survive as a young writer. A collaborative, interdisciplinary event sponsored by the Berry Center, the Center for the Literary Arts, and the Civic Engagement Office. Cookies, Coffee, and Lemonade! Schneider is a journalist who has written about religion and resistance for publications including Harper's, The Nation, The Chronicle of Higher Education, and The New York Times. He is the author of two books, both published by University of California Press in 2013: Thank You, Anarchy: Notes from the Occupy Apocalypse and God in Proof: The Story of a Search from the Ancients to the Internet. He is an editor for two online publications, "Waging Nonviolence" and "Killing the Buddha," and is a contributing editor for "The Immanent Frame," the Social Science Research Council's online forum on religion, secularism, and the public sphere. Schneider has appeared as an invited speaker at institutions including Columbia University, Harvard Divinity School, New York University, UNESCO, Yale University, Haverford College, Fordham University, and the Ford Foundation. He holds a B.A. in religious studies from Brown University and an M.A. in the same subject from University of California, Santa Barbara.
7:00 pmJazz Ensemble Swing Dance (Smith Dining Hall, Thomas Commons) Thomas Commons
Under the direction of Dr. Martin Hearne. Admission is free and open to the public.
7:00 pmThe Department of Theatre Presents HERE AND NOW Brackett House
This immersive experience invites 25 audience members per performance to physically explore a world created by the performers. Set in the atmosphere of an upscale party, an ensemble of hosts will guide the audience as they explore the rooms, halls and doorways to discover performances that offer a variety of perspectives on the topic of identity and identity construction. Written by the ensemble, this production was inspired by conversations, poetry, technology, dance, film, news reports, blogs and music and offers a night of reflection that is filled with poignancy and humor. Here and Now opens Friday, April 25 at 7 p.m. at the Brackett House, the Alumni Guest House across the street from Norton Geology building on the corner of 5th Ave. SW and 2nd Street SW the Cornell College Campus. The production runs April 25 and 26 and May 2 and 3 with back to back performances at 7 and 8:30 p.m. and May 4 at 2 and 3:30 p.m. This is a free performance, but space is limited and reservations are strongly encouraged. Reservations can be made by calling (319) 895-4293 or by sending an e-mail to boxoffice@cornellcollege.edu. This production is intended for mature audiences. Contact: Janeve West
8:30 pmThe Department of Theatre Presents HERE AND NOW Brackett House
This immersive experience invites 25 audience members per performance to physically explore a world created by the performers. Set in the atmosphere of an upscale party, an ensemble of hosts will guide the audience as they explore the rooms, halls and doorways to discover performances that offer a variety of perspectives on the topic of identity and identity construction. Written by the ensemble, this production was inspired by conversations, poetry, technology, dance, film, news reports, blogs and music and offers a night of reflection that is filled with poignancy and humor. Here and Now opens Friday, April 25 at 7 p.m. at the Brackett House, the Alumni Guest House across the street from Norton Geology building on the corner of 5th Ave. SW and 2nd Street SW the Cornell College Campus. The production runs April 25 and 26 and May 2 and 3 with back to back performances at 7 and 8:30 p.m. and May 4 at 2 and 3:30 p.m. This is a free performance, but space is limited and reservations are strongly encouraged. Reservations can be made by calling (319) 895-4293 or by sending an e-mail to boxoffice@cornellcollege.edu. This production is intended for mature audiences. Contact: Janeve West

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