This Week’s Events: May the HYPE be With You!

 

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From Star Wars-themed concerts and housing fairs to political lectures and midterm cram sessions, we have all of the details right here!


 

ALL WEEK

Civics Week
MAY 1 – MAY 5 • SURC • Free
Join the Associated Students of CWU for a week of events centered around civics, activism, advocacy and socio-political awareness! Full event listing at cwu.edu/ascwu

Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue Tickets On Sale!
Troy “Trombone Shorty” Andrews and his band will light up the stage with their jazz-inspired funk, rock and R&B on May 20. Get your tickets while you can to see them LIVE! CWU students – free ticket w/ ID, GA $15. cwu.edu/tickets


Monday, May 1

CWU Housing Fair
10 a.m. – 2 p.m. • SURC Patio  • Free
Living off campus next year? Explore local housing options with CWU’s Pulse Magazine and The Observer newspaper.

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Be a Part of the Rebel Forces!

WSELP: Leadership – Emotional Intelligence
4 – 5 p.m. • SURC 140 • Free
Dr. Bob Trumpy, Associate Professor of Administrative Management-ITAM, will present an overview of the concepts, inherent skills and personality types that impact development of, and appreciation for, “emotional intelligence.”

Dine & Tote 
5 p.m. • Free
Turkey taco lettuce wraps, cilantro lime rice and chocolate banana bread.  Register at cwu.edu/wellness/dine-and-tote or email wellness@cwu.edu.

Monday Movie Madness: Rogue One
7 p.m. & 9:30 p.m. • SURC Theatre • Free/$3
Join the ranks of the Rebel Alliance on an epic journey to steal the plans of the Empire’s ultimate weapon, the Death Star.


Tuesday, May 2

Hearts Open, Fists Up: Fighting for Our Humanity in the Age of Trump
4 – 6 p.m. • Black 150 • Free
How can we find a forward stance? Soya Jung will lead a discussion on the urgency of re-envisioning humanity and rejecting brutal rivalries served by race, gender, and nationalism.

A Long Night Against Procrastination
8 p.m. – 12 a.m. • Brooks Library ARC • Free
Get a jump start on midterms! Librarians, tutors and career counselors will be on hand to help. Enjoy refreshments and fun activities, and hang out with Gunther the Therapy Dog.


Wednesday, May 3

Family Literacy Night
6 – 7 p.m. • Brooks 288 • Free
Reading is exciting! Read with literacy students, enjoys snacks and get a free book!


Thursday, May the 4th.. be with you!
(Star Wars Day)

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Immigration, Terrorism & the Politics of Fear
7 p.m. • SURC Theatre • Free
David Altheide, author and CWU alumnus, will examine current security issues surrounding fear and terrorism at this public lecture. Discover how state policy impacts immigrants, and discuss ways that human agency can counter dominant ideologies.   

Kris Orlowski
8 p.m. • SURC Pit • Free
Experience the sultry folk-pop tunes of this Seattle-based  band and celebrate Star Wars Day in style! First 20 people at the front of the pit will receive foam Light Sabers! Brownies and refreshments provided.


Friday, May 5

Cinco De Mayo Lunch
11 a.m. – 2 p.m. • Homes Dining
Taquitos, churros and much more will be served up at this fiesta-themed lunch. Special event glasses are available while they last, so get there early!

FYE End of the Year Celebration/ SYE Halfway to Graduation
11 a.m. – 2 p.m. • SURC West Patio • Free
Whether you’re celebrating your first year at CWU or checking off the halfway point until graduation, we want to celebrate with you! Giveaways include mini-tassels and t-shirts.

Unheard Voices: Cinco De Mayo
4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. • Cornerstone Pie • Free
Join CWU students and community members for performances and demonstrations that bring awareness to Cinco De Mayo and its historical context.


Saturday, May 6

The World Without Walls
1:00 p.m. • McConnell Theatre • Free
Bailadores de Bronce of Seattle, CWU Mariachi Del Centro with Jose Iniguez and Ballet Folkorico Los Bailadores Del Sol of Central Washington will be performing for Latin Week.

The Magic Flute
7:00 p.m. • McIntyre Concert Hall • $8/$10/$12/$15
Experience W.A. Mozart’s The Magic Flute, fully staged in a new English translation presented by the CWU Opera Ensemble and CWU Chamber Orchestra.


Sunday, May 7

The Magic Flute
4:00 p.m. • McIntyre Concert Hall • $8/$10/$12/$15
Experience W.A. Mozart’s The Magic Flute, fully staged in a new English translation presented by the CWU Opera Ensemble and CWU Chamber Orchestra.

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