Published: Nov. 2, 2020

This week brings a post-election community chat, Indigenous Mascots: How to Talk About What Matters, self-care and craft kits, Inclusive Rec Pilates for folks with mobility challenges and more.

students walking on campus as seen reflected in a mirrorMonday, Nov. 2

Thinking about Law School? 

5–6 p.m.  Zoom
Have you ever thought how cool it would be to practice law or be a lawyer? Lawyers are needed across countless industries and no two have the same job. You’ll hear from local and national lawyers from all different areas to learn what it's really like being a lawyer. 

CU Student Government 2020 fall candidate debate

 6:30 p.m.  Facebook
There are 14 candidates running in the CU Student Government (CUSG) 2020 fall election for five representative-at-large positions on CUSG’s Legislative Council. The election will take place Nov. 9–12, and voting is done through Buff Portal. Tune into the livestreamed debate on CUSG’s Facebook page to learn more about the candidates.

Wednesday, Nov. 4

Community chat: Post-election 2020

 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Virtual
As we wait to learn the results of the 2020 election, caring staff are here to support you. Join this virtual space to process whatever you need, in community with the aid of trained staff counselors and facilitators. This virtual space will include themed breakout rooms:

  • Self-care through art, meditation and movement
  • General processing—all emotions welcome
  • Taking action and next steps

Drop-in group conversations and activities will begin at the start of each hour. Register here.

SKOServe: Voluntourism

 5–6:30 p.m.  Zoom
What is voluntourism and who does it serve? What are the impacts of volunteers acting as tourists and tourists who volunteer? In this session students will gain a deeper understanding of voluntourism, explore questions about its impact and develop skills for how to be effective if they choose to engage in voluntourism. Register for this session.

Buff Talk: Engineering and Tech in Government

 5:30 p.m.  Zoom 
A panel of industry representatives will talk about the steps they took to get into their chosen field and industry. Hear from engineering alumni and professionals who work in government.

DIY Night: Macramé wall hangings 

 6 p.m.  Zoom 
Crafty Buffs: Join the Center for Student Involvement (CSI) for DIY Night! Pick up the materials for a craft, then tune in to watch the virtual craft night together. Each participant will need to RSVP in advance and coordinate a time to pick up their craft kit from CSI (UMC 330). Limited to the first 15–20 students to register, so register now.

Thursday, Nov. 5

Grab-n-Go: Thank You to Our Veterans

 4 p.m.  UMC 235
Stop by the UMC and write or sign a card to a veteran in your life, or to show thanks to one of our many veterans in the CU and Colorado communities. Supplies limited to the first 50 students.

Indigenous Mascots: How to Talk About What Matters 

 5–6:30 p.m.  Zoom
Join this virtual dialogue to learn and practice skillfully engaging in productive conversation on important topics with people in your life.

Friday, Nov. 6 

Fri-Yay Nights: Self-care kits

 1–3 p.m.  Outside the Rec Center
Stop by the Rec Center to pick up a self-care kit.

Canceled: Inclusive Rec: Mat Pilates for People with Mobility Challenges 

 4–5 p.m.  Rec Center, Mind and Body Studio 
Join this in-person mat Pilates class to experience the benefits of breath work and isolated movement, including increased stamina, muscle strength and endorphins. This class is inclusive for all ranges of mobility and has many exercises that can be done from a seated position. Instructors for this class can adapt movements to fit anyone's ability level. No experience necessary!