Cornell College Events

Tuesday, November 6th

Time Event Title
7:00 am-9:00 pmElection Day Mount Vernon, Iowa
Polls will be open from 7 a.m. until 9 p.m. Nov. 6. Cornell students (except Wilch residents) will vote at St. John's Catholic Church using their voter ID card (check your mail). The Cornell van will be driving any and all students from the Thomas Commons to the poll locations from 7:45-9:15 a.m., 10:45 a.m.-1 p.m., and 3-7:30 p.m. Any students who would like to vote but are not yet registered will need to bring proof of identity (driver's license, passport, etc.) AND proof of residency (a letter can be obtained from Residence Life).
11:10 am-12:00 pmFaculty Meeting (if needed) West Science
11:15 am-12:45 pmStress Free Zone Thomas Commons
Stressed about the mid-term elections, class, the weather, or anything else? Come to the OC and get info about healthy stress management, color, relax, and/or get creative for a good cause. Volunteering is good for mental health wellness and students, faculty, and staff are invited to volunteer with Gems of Hope and help make inspirational items for local cancer patients. Co-sponsored by the Counseling Center and ArtBox LLC.
3:20 pmYOGA for Deep Peace (1hr class) Shaw
Breath and energy focused yoga for deep relaxation and ease. Himalayan Singing Bowl sound therapy often provided. All skill levels welcome. Use Cornell ID to grab a mat, bolster, & blanket from the Roe Howard Fitness Room before arrival. Led by certified instructors. Open to students, faculty, and staff. ~Sponsored by the Offices of Health, Counseling, and Spiritual Life.
3:30 pm“Serving like a Girl: Suzanne Lenglen, Tennis, and the Politics of Gender” Thomas Commons
Lecture by Dr. Roxanna Curto, University of Iowa. For the past 20 years, on average eight of the top 10 highest-paid female athletes in the world have been tennis players, many of whom have reached a level of stardom largely unmatched by women in other sports. But does this suggest that tennis as an institution is more equitable and has achieved greater gender parity? Or do extreme tensions—as evidenced by recent comments made by male players, organizers, and Serena Williams—indicate otherwise? This talk will examine the relationship between tennis and gender for the past century in England, France, and the U.S., as well as more globally. The analysis will consider not only ideas about strokes and playing style, but fashion, the female body, and eating disorders.
6:30 pm-8:30 pmThe Yarn Squad Cole Library
Join us for Yarn Squad EVERY Tuesday, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. in Room 326. Knitters, crocheters, and all fiber enthusiasts are welcome.

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