Cornell College Events

Thursday, April 12th

Time Event Title
11:30 am-1:00 pmMedia Board The Commons
A committee of the college that monitors, guides and advises the students who lead The Cornellian, the Royal Purple, and KRNL-FM.
11:30 am-12:30 pmRoom Selection Information Session Thomas Commons
Especially helpful for new and transfer students who haven't been through room selection, Residence Life will answer any questions about things like numbers draw, room draw, and building amenities. The actual numbers draw will be on Tuesday, April 17.
11:30 am-12:30 pmDialogue with the Dean Thomas Commons
Members of the Cornell community who are concerned about recent racist graffiti on campus are invited to meet with the dean of students, vice president for student affairs and other students, faculty and staff to discuss community impacts and response.
3:30 pmBerry Center Reading Group: Karl Rove and Dee Dee Meyers Information Session Thomas Commons
The Berry Center is pleased to announce that it will host a reading group this spring in advance of the Delta Phi Rho lecture, titled “Election 2012: Two Perspectives,” which features former presidential advisors Karl Rove (deputy chief of staff for policy under George W. Bush) and Dee Dee Meyers (White House press secretary for William Clinton). The group will read selections from Rove’s book, Courage and Consequence: My Life as a Conservative in the Fight and Meyer’s book, Why Women Should Rule the World. The group will be moderated by Professor David Yamanishi from the Department of Politics and Professor Leon Tabak from the Department of Computer Science. Students from across campus are encouraged to attend an informational meeting on Thursday, April 12, at 3:30 p.m. in Hedges Conference Room, Thomas Commons, to learn more about Karl Rove and Dee Dee Meyers in preparation for an exciting discussion of their works. After the information session, the 25 participants for this reading group will be admitted on a first-come, first-served basis. Students admitted to the reading group will meet on Monday, April 23, at 3:30 p.m. in Hedges Conference Room. A final meeting, which is open to all students on campus, will take place Tuesday, May 15, at 3:30 p.m. in Hedges Conference Room. For more information, please contact Jamie Waldron (
5:45 pm-8:45 pmRAD (Rape Aggression Defense) basic self-defense class for women Thomas Commons
This is the first of four class meetings during Block 8; class continues April 17, 23, and 30. Learn safety strategies and basic self-defense techniques. Class size is limited to 12 and the participation fee is $25. Sign up at the Info Desk by Thursday, April 12. Questions? Contact Brenda Lovestuen, x4292, or Officer Gehrke, 895-6141. For more info, visit the Counseling website. Sponsored by the Counseling Center, Campus Safety, and MVPD.
6:00 pm-7:00 pmRally Against Sexual Assault (RASA) Thomas Commons
The Rally Against Sexual Assault (RASA) is a march around campus in protest of sexual assault. The starting point will be the Information Desk. All members of the community are invited to join. This event is in no way limited to survivors (though the group encourages their participation) or any other specific group--it is open to all. Please attend and show support for the end of sexual assault at Cornell and the world. The march will be followed by a discussion in Russell Hall Community Room about sexual assault and other related forms of violence.

Ongoing Events:

Time Event Title
Apr 9th-Apr 20thACM Traveling Photo Show Thomas Commons
Apr 9th-Apr 13thClothesline Project Thomas Commons

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