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50/50 Food for Thought (PLV)

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50 Days and 50 Nights is feeding your need for food-centric events and serving up a potluck, sugar rush, cooking contest, and more. Come hungry, PLV.

Thanksgiving Potluck
Monday, November 16 | 9:00 p.m.–11:00 p.m. | Kessel Multipurpose Room
Thanksgiving may be a few weeks away, but that’s not stopping RHA from celebrating each other and you at your home away from home. Bring your favorite dish and enjoy some food with your Pace family.

The Politics of Hair
Wednesday, November 18 | 9:00 p.m. | Kessel Multipurpose Room
Join Multicultural Affairs and Diversity Program (MADP) for a critical panel discussion about the history, sociology, art, culture, and politics of hair and hairstyles. Interested in participating as a panelist? E-mail

Bollywood Night
Thursday, November 19 | 7:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m. | Kessel Multipurpose Room
They’ve brought you eyebrow threading, a Holi good time, and their hips don’t lie when the Desi Heritage of South Asians (DHOSA) students say their Bollywood Night is going to be a night to remember. Join them for a night of dancing, performing, and eating your way to a celebration of Southeast Asian culture.

Real Men Can Cook
Thursday, November 19 | 7:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m. | Gottesman Room
Food fight! Well, sort of. It’s a friendly competition that involves food as the sisters of Delta Phi Epsilon host a cooking contest. Contestants will prepare meals for guests to taste and vote for first, second, and third place winners, all while learning about the National Association of Anorexia and Nervosa and Associated Disorders.

Second Annual MPS Dinner
Thursday, November 19 | 9:00 p.m.–11:00 p.m. | Butcher Suite
Did you know that the mortality rate of those who suffer from mucopolysaccharidosis (MPS) is nearly 100%? That’s why the brothers of Alpha Chi Rho are inviting you dine out this terrible metabolic disease by joining them and representatives of the National MPS Society for dinner to raise money for research and a cure.

Mexican Dinner
Thursday, November 19 | 9:15 p.m.–11:55 p.m. | Setters Café
Nu Zeta Phi wants to spice up your night with a little Mexican cuisine. Come out and enjoy a nice dinner with your friends and Pace Community, and network before Thanksgiving Break.

Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2
Thursday, November 19 | 7:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m. | North Hall Bus Stop
Do you volunteer as tribute not to share any spoilers after seeing The Hunger Games: Mockingjay—Part 2 before everyone else? Good. Now pack your bows and arrows, because Programming Committee is sending students to the Cornucopia theater to see an advanced screening of the film. Tickets are available here.

Sugar Rush
Thursday, November 19 | 9:00 p.m.| Boudreau Lounge
November is American Diabetes month and the ladies of Zeta Phi Beta want to give you the 411 on what sugar really does to our bodies, how to curb our intake, and become more aware of the risks of diabetes.

MPS Dance
Friday, November 20 | 7:00 p.m.–11:55 p.m. | Gottesman
You dined with the brothers of Alpha Chi Rho, now it’s time to dance with them for a good cause. Support a cure and research for mucopolysaccharidosis (MPS), a metabolic disease with a near 100% mortality rate, by putting on your dancing shoes and busting a move.

Nuestra Belleza de Oro
Friday, November 20 | 9:00 p.m.–11:00 p.m. | Butcher Suite
Donald Trump might run the Miss America beauty pageant, but in PLV, it’s the hermanos of Lambda Upsilon Lambda who are running the show at their event to showcase worthy women at Pace University. The event will consist of a question round, a talent round, and an exhibit of true beauty. One lucky lady will walk away with a $500 scholarship.

Pace 4 Kids Dance Marathon
Saturday, November 21 | 3:00 p.m.–3:00 a.m. | Kessel Student Center
24 hours in a day; 12 hours to save a life. The annual Pace 4 Kids Dance Marathon is back for its third year and they need your fancy footwork and fundraising skills to reach their goal of raising $35,000. For more information, click here.

Screenshot This
Monday, November 23 | 9:00 p.m.–11:00 p.m. | Butcher Suite
For centuries, literacy has referred to the ability to read and write. Today, we get most of our information through an interwoven system of media technologies. Using an activity and discussion, the señoritas of Sigma Lambda Upsilon will explain how being media literate is an effective and engaging way apply critical thinking skills to a wide range of issues.

Thanksgiving Extravaganza
Monday, November 23 | 9:00 p.m.–11:55 p.m. | Gottesman Room
One of the goals of our organization is to bring awareness to different cultures, particularly the Caribbean Culture. The goal of this event is to embrace each other’s cultures and ways of life. Using food and the thanksgiving holiday we can bring the campus community together and be grateful for not only what is familiar but to experience what is foreign to them.