Summary: This Week’s Virtual Events

Summary: This Week’s Virtual Events

All times are PST.

“Mardi Gras Bingo” by ASUR Social Affairs

Tuesday, February 16th @ 4:30 p.m. via WebEx

Come play BINGO with Social Affairs and wear your best Mardi Gras mask. Decorate and wear the one in your subscription box for the opportunity to win a gift card!

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“Public Square Conversation: International Mother Language Day Discussion on Language Rights & Linguistic Justice” by Redlands Public Square Forum

Tuesday, February 16th @ 5:00 p.m. via WebEx

Come to this discussion co-sponsored by Barbara Conboy (CDIS/LAST), Larry Gross (REST), Kathryn Tucker (REST), Tatiana Ramos-Gallardo (CDIS graduate student), and Clarissa Venegas (CDIS class of 2021 and president of the UR chapter of the National Student Speech-Language-Hearing Association) to celebrate the United Nations International Mother Language Day.

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“Philosophy Guest Speaker: Dr. Christopher Gauker” by the Philosophy Department

Wednesday, November 17th @ 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. via WebEx.

Lecture Topic:  The Defeat of Cartesianism in the 20th Century.

Dr. Christopher Gauker, Professor of Theoretical Philosophy at the University of Salzburg, Austria will be speaking on The Defeat of Cartesianism in the 20th Century.  Dr. Gauker is a U.S. Citizen who moved to Austria in 2014 after teaching for many years at the University of Cincinnati.  His research is focused on topics in the philosophy of language, such as the context-relativity of meaning, and topics in the philosophy of mind, such as the nature of cognition by means of mental imagery.  He is the author of several books, including, Words and Images: An Essay on the Origin of Ideas (Oxford University Press, 2011).

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“NSP Garden Project” by Native Student Programs

Wednesday, February 17th @ 3:30 p.m. or February 24th @ 3:30 p.m. via Zoom

Interested in the Garden Project? NSP will send you the supplies. Just grow your lettuce plants and facilitate discussions with Sherman Students once a week. NSP’s Garden Project will start either on the 17th if they have enough people or the 24th if not.

Email to RSVP.


“Philosophy Club Interest Meeting”

Wednesday, February 17th @ 6:00 p.m. via WebEx

Attend the interest meeting to learn more about the newly-revived Philosophy Club. There is no major/minor requirement to join. The club will meet every other week to critique members’ writing and host philosophical debates. It will also hold workshops on public speaking, logical fallacies, and writing in the discipline of philosophy.

If you’re unable to attend the meeting, or have questions, email the President at”

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“BEHIND THE MASK: Managing College During COVID Support Group” 

Wednesday, November 17th @ 6:00 p.m. via WebEx

This group is for students who are navigating the multiple and sudden stressors that comes with attending college during this pandemic. Stressors range from isolation because of social distancing, having COVID or needing to isolate due to possibly being infected, the need to telecommute to class, and other aspects that come with the stress of adjusting to all the new normal way of living. We will discuss how feelings of loneliness, depressed mood and anxiety are common under these circumstances, and we will talk about the best ways to cope with these emotions. Consider this your weekly virtual hang out to talk about the thoughts and feelings behind the mask. Meetings occur every Wednesday.

If interested, contact Jamila at

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“Talking Circle” by Native Student Programs

Thursday, February 18th @ 6:00 p.m. via Zoom

Join Valerie and Julia for NSU’s monthly talking circles.

Email to RSVP.