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Giving Back and Taking Stage (PLV)

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From food, clothing, toy, and blood drives to talent shows, spoken word, discussions, and marches, 50/50 wants you to raise the bar and your voice.

Stop the Ignorance

Tuesday, November 10 | 9:00 p.m.–11:30 p.m. | Butcher Suite
Join the Organization of Latin American Students (OLAS) in a discussion about skin, hair, and pre-judgments.

Fall 2015 Blood Drive
Wednesday, November 11 | 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. | Kessel Multipurpose Room
It’s not every day that you could be called a real superhero—but when it comes to participating in a blood drive, that’s definitely not an exaggeration. Put on your superhero costume (a tourniquet) and make a huge difference by showing up for PLV’s fall blood drive. You could really be a lifesaver, and we’re not talking about the candy.  

Veteran’s Day Food Drive
Wednesday, November 11 | 12:10 p.m.–1:10 p.m. | Kessel Student Center, Conference Room A
Delta Kappa Epsilon is proud to be holding their annual Veteran's Food Drive event, in which participants can donate food to those in need during the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday. The student who donates the most food will not just come away with the great feeling of altruistic satisfaction—they’ll also win an Amazon gift card!

Thanksgiving Clothing Drive
Wednesday, November 11 | 6:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m. | Kessel Multipurpose Room
Black Student Union’s Thanksgiving Clothing Drive is an initiative supporting the homeless shelters and food banks in the area. Pace students can bring any related items—canned food, clothing, and toiletries in particular—in exchange for a hot, home-cooked pre-Thanksgiving meal. Do your part to help out today.

Speak Soleil

Wednesday, November 11 | 9:00 p.m.–11:55 p.m. | Gottesman Room
The sisters of Omega Phi Beta want you to speak up at this spoken word event geared towards raising awareness and funds to protect women from violence.

Got Vitals?
Thursday, November 12 | 12:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m. | Kessel Well

Under pressure? Let student nurses give you a quick checkup—bp, heart rate, temperature, and respiration.

Phi Sigma Sigma Talent Show

Thursday, November 12 | 9:00 p.m.–11:55 p.m. | Gottesman Room

What kind of tricks or secret talents are you hiding up your sleeve? Share them with the sisters of Phi Sigma Sigma and friends at their annual talent show to benefit the National Kidney Foundation. Get your tickets here.

True Life: Diabetic Edition

Thursday, November 12 | 9:00 p.m.–11:00 p.m. | Butcher Suite

Nearly 10% of the US population has diabetes and 37% of US adults 20 and over have prediabetes, yet many have no idea what that means. Join Omega Phi Beta and Zeta Phi Beta in raising awareness and educating the Pace Community about diabetes.

Operation Christmas Child
Friday, November 13 | 7:00 p.m.–10:30 p.m. | Gottesman Room
Operation Christmas Child, an annual event held by CRU, is one of the more special Christmas events around. The event is centered around a “packing party”—volunteers will help pack shoeboxes full of gifts to send to children throughout the world, to areas where children are unable to receive gifts. Toys, hygiene items, school supplies, and other useful items are welcome. The event will also include live music, food, and fellowship!

vs. Southern New Hampshire | Friday, November 13 | 7:00 p.m. | Goldstein
vs. Franklin Pierce | Saturday, November 14 | 7:00 p.m. | Goldstein
If you’re looking for some soft-serve, you better find a Mr. Softee, because the women’s volleyball team will be closing out the season with some big wins. You know, it’s all about that ace.

Fall Leadership Conference
Saturday, November 14 | 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. | Gottesman Room
If you’re looking to develop your leadership skills, this conference is it. For more info, click here.

Diabetes March
Saturday, November 14 | 11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m. | Shirley Beth’s Way
Join the Pace Señoritas in raising awareness about diabetes at a march starting around Shirley Beth’s Way.

The Celebration of the Señorita
Saturday, November 14 | 7:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m. | Gottesman Room
Join the Alpha Xi Chapter of Sigma Lambda Upsilon/Señoritas Latinas Unidas Sorority, Inc. in commemorating their time and achievement at Pace.

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.

Next week 50/50 brings you tons of food, dancing, pageants, and more!