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50/50 Picks Up Steam (PLV)

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This week, there’s a whole lot of Greek action as part of 50 Days and 50 Nights, including picnics and field days, ice cream and happy hour, and more!

Tuesday, September 9

Volleyball v. Nyack
7:00 p.m. | Goldstein Gym
Serve, spike, kill. The Setters take on the Warriors in what’s sure to be a fight to the finish.

Picnic Under the Stars
9:00 p.m.–11:00 p.m. | Miller Lawn
Eat and greet with Nu Zeta Phi as they host their annual picnic.

Wednesday, September 10

Blood Drive
9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. | Willcox Gym
Every two seconds, someone needs blood to survive. It’s time to roll up your sleeves…because we’re coming for your blood.

CJS Kick-Off
12:15 p.m. | Miller 23
You have the right to join whatever student org you’d like. If you’re interested in the law, maybe it’s Criminal Justice Society. Meet the members and learn more at their kick-off. Food (and a little justice) will be served

Circle of Greeks
9:00 p.m.–12:00 a.m. | Willcox Gym
Think you wanna go Greek, but just don’t know the difference between Alpha Lambda Sigma and Sigma Lambda Upsilon? Don’t fret. Head to the Circle of Greeks, where fraternities and sororities will be present and telling students all about their organizations.

Thursday, September 11

Wall of Expression
12:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m. | Miller Lawn
Alpha Chi Epsilon wants you to express yourself. Spray paint art, thoughts, feelings, etc. on their Wall of Expression.

Happy Hour with Programming Board
4:30 p.m. | Setters Lounge
Clap along if you feel like PB’s entertaining you. Join them for a happy hour in Setters Lounge.

9/11 Memorial
9:00 p.m. | Bookstore Patio
Alpha Phi Delta hosts a memorial service featuring speakers sharing their 9/11 experiences, students telling their personal stories, and a candle-lit walk around Choate Pond.

Friday, September 12

Bounce on It
6:30 p.m. | Bus from Dow and North halls | $5
Jump on it, jump on it! Programming Board is taking you to the trampoline house in Valley Cottage, where you can bounce around.

Saturday, September 13

Greek Field Day
12:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m. | Miller Lawn
It’s going to be a beautiful day for GreekOlympics, no? Get to know the fraternities and sororities at a little friendly competition.

Football vs. Merrimack
1:00 p.m. | Bus from Goldstein Gym
Hop on the bus for the second home game of the season as the Setters take on the Warriors in what’s sure to be a fight to the finish.

Elite Madness
5:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m. | Bookstore Patio
La Unidad Latina Lambda Upsilon Lambda Fraternity hosts a night of food, fun, and friendships. $2 entrance fee to eat and drink all day.

Basketball Tournament
7:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m. | Willcox Gym
How hot is your shot? Hit the courts for some Setter-on-Setter action.

Monday, September 15

Common Hour Chaos
12:15 p.m. | Kessel Student Center
You know the deal. Stop by and see what Programming Board has in store for you this week.

Look at Me Now
9:00 p.m. | Setters Lounge
Wondering what former Greeks are up to today? NALFO will bring together a few alumni from each organization to discuss life beyond college, as well as the benefits of Greek Life and how it helped them professionally. 

Time with the Divine Nine 
9:00 p.m.–11:00 p.m. | Pace Perk (BRC)

Mix and mingle with NPHC’s nine predominantly African American fraternities and sororities and learn what it takes to be part of the Divine Nine.

Tuesday, September 16

Up, Up, and Away
3:25 p.m.–4:25 p.m. | Miller Lawn
Psychology Club pops with their first event of the semester, where they’ll blow up balloons with slips of paper with varying prizes. Students will pay to pop a balloon and win a prize.

Pace 4 Kids Kick-Off
9:00 p.m.–11:00 p.m. | Pace Perk (BRC)
The first major event promoting the Pace 4 Kids Dance Marathon. Get registered, learn more about the cause, and enjoy performances throughout the night.

Wednesday, September 17

Chill Out
12:00 p.m.–1:30 p.m. | Miller Lawn
National Association of Latino Fraternal Organizations (NALFO) wants you to chill out during common hour as Cold Stone ice cream is served to raise money and awareness for Maria Fareri Children's Hospital. Ice cream is $2 per cup.

Soccer vs. American International
4:00 p.m. | Soccer Field (BRC)
Is the Setters bark stronger than the Yellow Jackets’ sting? We think so. Get your kicks at a women’s soccer game.

Battle of the Orgz II
4:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m. | Willcox Gym
A friendly game of duck and throw? Not so much. Student orgs battle it out in rounds of dodgeball to see which org really is the top dog.

Homo Greek Phobia
9:00 p.m.–11:30 p.m. | Setters Lounge
Gay and Greek don’t mix. False. Join Omega Phi Beta as they debunk stereotypes at an event to educate students about homosexuality and society.

Exhibition 101
9:00 p.m.–11:00 p.m. | Miller Lawn
Thinking about a Latino/a fraternity or sorority? Hear more about the National Association of Latino Fraternal Organizations (NALFO) as they showcase their traditions and attire used during a membership intake process.

Looking for September 18 and on? Check back in soon as we continue to highlight 50 Days and 50 Nights events. Or visit the SDCA website to get signed up.

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