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This week, 50 Days and 50 Nights in PLV tackles important topics: domestic violence, cancer, equality in the workforce, prejudice, and much more.

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes
Monday, October 26 | 12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m. | Kessel Well
According to the White House, nearly one in four women in the United States have suffered severe physical violence by an intimate partner. This domestic violence awareness month, take a stand by stopping by Omega Phi Beta’s table to learn about the effects of domestic violence and what it’s like to walk a mile in those women’s shoes.

Common Hour Chaos-T-Shirt Factory
Monday, October 26 | 12:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m. | Kessel Well
Do you really need an excuse to put off laundry for one more day? Grab a t-shirt from the Programming Board; they're better than the ones strewn about your floor.

StrengthsQuest First Year Sessions: Building Your Pace Network
Tuesday, October 27 | 3:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m. | Multipurpose Room
First-year students, you've all had an intro to StrengthsQuest, have your top five themes, and are ready to leverage your talents to help you do what you do best in the classroom and outside of it. This session: networking.

Field Hockey vs. Southern Connecticut State
Tuesday, October 27 | 4:00 p.m. | Football Field
We don’t give a hoot, we know the Setters are going to dribble, scoop, and score big against Southern Connecticut State Owls. Student-athletes and coaches will be wearing pink in support of breast cancer awareness. The Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) will sell Pace Goes Pink t-shirts with proceeds benefitting the Northern Westchester Hospital Breast Institute.

Minority Report
Tuesday, October 27 | 9:00 p.m.–11:30 p.m. | Lienhard Lecture Hall
No, we’re not watching Tom Cruise or Meagan Good fight crime on the big screen. We’re talking about something a little less sexy, but a lot more important: equality in the workforce. Join the Organization of Latin American Students for an engaging discussion about obstacles that minorities face in the American workforce.

Get Sticky
Wednesday, October 28 | 11:30 a.m.–2:00 p.m. | Kessel Well
They’re chewy. They’re sticky. They’re sweet. And they are perfectly fall. Sigma Iota Chi invites you to celebrate the change of season by making your own candy apple.

Dream Part 1
Wednesday, October 28 | 12:10 p.m.–1:10 p.m. | Multipurpose Room
Sweet dreams are made of this, who is the Psychology Club to disagree? They’ve traveled the quad to Kessel Center to help you interpret your dreams, share with you what they mean, discuss how you dream, and more.

Take a Bite Out of Cancer
Wednesday, October 28 | 12:10 p.m.–1:15 p.m. | Gottesman
According to the National Cancer Institute, an estimated 1,658,370 new cases of cancer will be diagnosed in the United States this year alone. If that that number doesn’t make you hungry for a cure, maybe the sisters of Nu Zeta Phi can whet your appetite with lunch for a good cause. Join them for an afternoon of noms while raising awareness of cancer.

Meals with Mentors
Wednesday, October 28 | 6:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m. | Multipurpose Room
Hungry for knowledge or advice? You’re in potluck. Student Development and Campus Activities is serving up supper and support through Meals with Mentors. Connect with a faculty or staff member who could serve as your mentor. Register here.

That Was Then, This Was Now
Thursday, October 29 | 9:00 p.m.–11:00 p.m. | Butcher Suite
Charlotte’s Web, The Bridge to Terabithia, The Velveteen Rabbit, Green Eggs and Ham? Bring your favorite book from your childhood to sit and analyze the stories and compare them to storybooks and education now. BYOBlankets and PJs.

Battle of the Orgz III
Friday, October 30 | 3:30 p.m.–6:00 p.m. | Gottesman Room
A friendly game of duck and throw? Not so much. Student organizations battle it out in rounds of dodgeball to see which org really is the top dog.

Volleyball vs. Merrimack
Friday, October 30 | 7:00 p.m. | Goldstein Fitness Center
Spiking and Super-Man. Kills and Catwoman. Volleyball hosts Superhero Night, so put on your capes and spandex and head to the Fitness Center for some fun costumes and candy.

Dave & Buster’s: Eat and Play
Sunday, November 1 | 7:00 p.m.–11:00 p.m.| Meet at North Hall Bus Stop
Get your game on as Programming Board hosts a trip to Dave & Buster’s. Whether you’re interested in old school games like Skee-Ball, Pac-Man, and Milk Jug Toss, or want to bring your favorite apps like Candy Crush, Angry Birds, Fruit Ninja, and Temple Run to life, D&B has more than 200 arcade games, prizes, food, drinks, live sports games, and more! Register here.

Black Greek 101
Monday, November 2 | 9:00 p.m.–11:00 p.m. | Multipurpose Room
NPHC Week kicks off with Black Greek 101, where you’ll hear about the culture, customs, and challenges of black fraternities and sororities, and learn more about the history of NPHC and its impact throughout the years.

No Vote, No Hope
Tuesday, November 3 | 12:00 p.m.–1:30 p.m. | Kessel Well
NPHC teams up with the CCAR to talk about the need for voter registration and the importance of voting on Election Day.

StrengthsQuest First Year Sessions: Understanding How You Communicate Best
Tuesday, November 3 | 3:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m. | Multipurpose Room
How does an influencer communicate with a relationship builder? Or an executor with a strategic thinker? If you’re looking for a response immediately, how do you handle the overanalyzer? Stop by this StrengthsQuest session on understanding how you communicate.

Volleyball vs. Assumption
Tuesday, November 3 | 7:00 p.m. | Goldstein
The Pace Setters have more than just bark ready for the Assumption Greyhounds, who are racing into Goldstein for some Cesar-approved play to determine who will have barking rights as best in show.

Stress 101
Tuesday, November 3 | 9:00 p.m.–11:00 p.m. | Butcher Suite
Don’t stress. Easier said than done? Sigma Lambda Upsilon wants to share a few ways to relieve your many stresses: a laughing station, yoga station, popping station, and pet therapy stations. If puppies and popping don’t help, we’re not sure what can!

More than a…
Wednesday, November 4 | 12:00 p.m.–1:30 p.m. | Gottesman Room
N***a. TH*T. What do these words mean, how do they make us feel, and why do we say them? Join Black Student Union for an important discussion about slurs and slang.

Networking Roundtable with Alumni
Wednesday, November 4 | 5:30 p.m.–7:30 p.m. | Multipurpose Room
Connections count. Network with a few of the 139,000 Pace alumni, 3,000+ of whom are in C-suite and executive-level positions at their companies.

Next week, 50/50 shows you an F-ing fun time with football, Fabulosity, fundraisers, fall formal, and more.