NEWS FOR POLITICS STUDENTS -- 11-13-19

  1. Speed-Friending: Faculty & Students, TODAY. @5:30-7pm, Klamath River Room (3rd floor of the JGC). Enjoy a free dinner, meet awesome HSU faculty, and learn more about the general education courses they teach so you can identify classes of interest for Spring (and beyond) and get to know potential faculty members. Event is open to residents and students not living on campus. See the attached flyer.
  2. Paid summer fellowship in progressive politics. Amplify offers promising low-income and working-class students a 5-day, all-expenses-paid training in Washington, DC, and places them in a paid summer organizing position. No political or organizing experience is required to apply. Find out more information and apply here.
  3. The Consent Project, Nov. 14. @5pm, KBR. Join us for interactive booths, art projects, free food, and a gender-inclusive survivor speak out. The Consent Project create conversations on campus about consent and how we can communicate and embody consent within our actions and choices, reduce harm on our campus, and establish a culture that listens to, believes and supports survivors of all gender identities. See the attached flyer.
  4. Free yoga for students. Nov. 14 from 2-3 p.m., Nov. 15 from 5-6 p.m., and Nov. 21 from 4-5 p.m. in Rec & Wellness Center Room 125. Email jcb43@humboldt.edu to enroll in a session. Yoga mats provided. See the attached flyer.
  5. Hot Topic discussion, Nov. 15. The Politics Club will be having November's Hot Topic discussion this Friday at Northtown Coffee from 3-5pm. You're welcome to come as late, or leave as early as you need. In case you don't know, Hot Topics are discussions hosted by the club where we invite Politics Department faculty and interested students to discuss current events in a more even-footed, informal, and casual setting. Our topics for this month are, in no particular order: the Facebook political ad controversy, last week's elections, and the University Police Department. [Peggy: See below my email signature for links to optional readings on these topics, shared by the club.]
  6. Politicast podcast. Paul Hilton, Politics major and member of the Politics Club, recently recorded a podcast with special guest Nicola Walters, HSU Politics lecturer. Find the podcast here.
  7. CAHSS Bridge Builders present “How Are You?” This event is for current or interested students of the College of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences to come together, unwind, and build a shared sense of wellness, connection, and support. There will be several activities, including rock painting, dream board making, and a gratitude activity. “How Are You?” will be held in the Green & Gold Room in Founders Hall 166 on Wednesday, Nov. 20, from 4-6 p.m.
  8. Public member sought for Gaming Policy Advisory Committee. The California Gambling Control Commission, the state agency that regulates the gambling industry in California, is seeking to fill the Public Member vacancy on its Gaming Policy Advisory Committee (GPAC). GPAC makes advisory recommendations to the California Gambling Control Commission concerning matters of controlled gaming regulatory policy and other gambling issues, with special attention to the integrity of the industry and problem gambling. This is a great opportunity for somebody to get involved at the state government level. Here are the links to the notice and the application process, and those forms are attached as well. The deadline for applications is November 22.

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