What to do this week: March 3 – 8

what to do this week

Wednesday, March 5:

Event: Making Sense of Events in Ukraine: A Teach In
Time: 5 p.m.
Location: Joukowsky Forum, Watson Institute for International Studies

Join the Watson Institute and The Janus Forum for a teach-in panel on the subject of “Making Sense of Events in Ukraine.” Various professors in different departments will be participating as commentators, and the event is open to the public. Click here for a video preview.

Event: Brown Policy Union Launch Meeting
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Wilson 105

This Wednesday, join Brown’s first student-driven political debating society, the Brown Policy Union, for their inaugural meeting. Every week, the BPU, modeled on the Oxford Union, will host weekly meetings at which public policy resolutions will be debated. This week, they will be discussing Edward Snowden and whether or not the United States should charge him with treason.

Event: Plan A/B/C: We Got You Covered!
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Kassar Fox Auditorium

Women Peer Counselors (WPCs) and Sexual Health Awareness Group (SHAG) are coming together to present this workshop on contraceptives and good sexual health. Topics will include ways to have comfortable and open sexual dialogue, the role of race and gender in these conversations, and much more. The event will culminate with free samosas and a raffle for safe sex supplies.

Event: State of Brown with President Paxson
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: Salomon 101

For this year’s State of Brown, UCS will host President Paxson as she addresses the past year, discusses her upcoming plans as president, and engages in a Q&A.

Friday, March 7:

Event: RISD Illustration Senior Exhibition
Time: 10a.m.-5 p.m.
Location: Woods-Gerry Gallery, 62 Prospect St.

This Friday, head down to the Woods-Gerry Gallery to check out an exhibition of the work of RISD Illustration seniors.

Event: Brown Turns 250!
Time: All throughout friday and saturday
Location: All over campus

The 250th birthday celebration begins! A number of events will be taking place this Friday and Saturday to kick off this momentous year for Brown. The full schedule, which will extend until May 2015, includes performances, sports events, keynote speeches, and a giant cake shaped like University Hall. Some events require registration, so make sure to check out the website for all necessary information.



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