What to do this week: September 15 – 21


Monday, September 15:

Event: William Deresiewicz Lecture
Time: 6 – 7:00 p.m.
Location: 70 Brown St, McComack Family Theatre

Deresiewicz is the author of Excellent Sheep: The Miseducation of the American Elite (and a recently trending article on the New Republic that spoke of the same subject). Come hear and question him tonight on the subject of our very own education.

Tuesday, September 16:

Event: Pell Grant Symposium
Time: 6 – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Macmillan 117

Come to this event hosted by the Education from the Inside Out Coalition to learn about the barriers currently facing previously incarcerated students reintegrating into society. With rising populations in both state and federal prisons, this symposium will discuss the necessary reforms for helping students get back on their feet. A panel of experts (that includes previously incarcerated students) will speak.

Event: BlogDailyHerald Info Session!!!!
Time: 7 – 8:00 p.m.
Location: 195 Angell St (The Herald Offices)

All are welcome to our info session tomorrow night to learn the details about the best organization on campus, and to ask any questions about our applications, which are due Friday, September 19. We’re hearing all the cool kids are coming so you should probably mark your calendar.

Wednesday, September 17:

Event: Fall Career Fair
Time: 12-4:00 p.m.
Location: Sayles Hall

You know the drill: put on your ‘business casual’ attire and go woo and be wooed by over 90 employers (go on to the CareerLab website for the full list). Let the existential crises commence!

Event: Janus Form Presents: Campaign Finance ft. Lessig and Volokh
Time: 4 – 6:00 p.m.
Location: MacMillan 117

Two experts on the field come to discuss the enormous amounts of money candidates throw into their campaigns to be elected in America. Seating is first come, first serve so be sure to head to MacMillan a little early.

Thursday, September 18:

Event: Independent Concentration Info Session
Time: 12 – 1:00 p.m.
Location: Rhode Island Hall 108

If you’re at all interested in pursuing an independent concentration, go to this info session and learn about the proposal procedure from real-life ICers! They’ll talk deadlines, finding a faculty sponsor, becoming a genius, etc., etc.

Friday, September 19:

Event: PW presents: Almost, Maine
Time: 8: 00 p.m. (also Sunday, the 21st, and Monday, 22nd, at the same time, and Saturday at 6 and 10:00 p.m.)
Location: PW Upspace

A play written by John Cariani, directed here by Marli Scharlin ’16, Almost Maine first premiered in 2004 and is a series of vignettes about a mythical town. Tickets will be posted through a link in the Facebook event on Wednesday!

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