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Thursday, April 17th

Please refer to the master calendar for events that began earlier in the day.

CANCELLED: Early Out Movie
108, Cole Library, 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

CANCELLED: We will provide popcorn and a drink for each person. This free program is a public library event and is not affiliated with the Mount Vernon School District. Please call 895-4271 to reserve a seat. Contact: Cathy Boggs

Wind Ensemble Concert
King Chapel, 7:30 p.m.

Under the direction of Dr. Martin Hearne. Admission is free and open to the public. Contact: Cathy Schonhorst

Friday, April 18th

Meditation, Mindfulness & Mind-Body-Spirit
Allee Chapel, 11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Friday at 11:30 (except block breaks) in Allee Chapel. Drop into this contemplative community of students, faculty, staff, and others gathering for East-West spiritual practices and related wisdom to increase personal and communal healing peace, compassion, and awareness of life's inter-connective oneness. Both prayerful and secular variations of commonalities. ~ Led by Chaplain with Spiritual Life Inter-faith & Spiritus leaders Contact: Catherine Quehl-Engel

Baseball vs. Monmouth College
Mount Vernon, 2:00 p.m.

Baseball vs. Monmouth College
Mount Vernon, 2:00 p.m.

Good Friday Observance
Allee Chapel, 6:30 p.m.

An ecumenical service open to all. Led by Chaplain, Spiritus student leaders, faculty & staff Contact: Catherine Quehl-Engel

S.O.U.L. Speak Out 'Ur Loud Poetry Slam and Open Mic
Zamora's Market, 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Saturday, April 19th

Feminist Symposium 2014
Hall Perrine Multi Purpose Room, Thomas Commons, All day

Feminist Symposium is a biannual, student-run, academic conference, which includes presentations by faculty, students, and staff from Cornell College and surrounding colleges/universities. Feminist Symposium highlights scholarship with a focus on women, gender, and feminist issues. Featuring Keynote Speaker: Daisy Hernandez—Feminist author, journalist, editor of Colorlines Newsmagazine. Hernandez will speak in Hall-Perinne from 1-2 p.m. Daisy Hernandez focuses on race, gender, sexuality, and other issues affecting young women of color. As a queer Cubana-Colombiana Americana, Hernandez seeks to empower women through multidimensional conversations on race, gender, sexuality, the media, and immigration. Contact: Jackie Chacko

Care 4 Cornell Day
MLK, Cornell College, 8:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Care 4 Cornell day has become a Cornell Tradition! Join members of the Cornell Community in continuing to make Cornell a better place! Contact: Mike Johnson

Spring Carnival
Small Multi-Sport Center, 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Spring Carnival is brought to you by PAAC Novelty Events. This will be the first time Cornell students have a chance to enjoy the bouncy houses that we will be bringing to campus. Come and release your inner child! Snacks provided. Contact: Anh Pham

Titan's Arena Football
Info Desk, Thomas Commons, 6:15 p.m.

Join Get Outta Town as we go to a Titan's football game in Cedar Rapids at the U.S. Cellular Center! Transportation provided and the cost to attend is only $2 a person! Sign-ups at the Info Desk Today! We will be leaving from the Thomas Commons at 6:15 p.m. Kickoff will be at 7:05. Contact: Jarod Armenta

Monday, April 21st

Study Abroad Returnee Conference Event
Hedges, Thomas Commons, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Kailey Colestock is a senior at Cornell College. She participated in a semester long program through the ACM in Amman, Jordan. Kailey presents "Changes in Amman" and various re-entry insights. Contact: Kimberly Cullen

India/China/Italy Off-Campus Presentations
Orange Carpet, Thomas Commons, 3:15 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Have you ever wondered what takes place on a course trip to Italy? China? or India? As part of the 2014 Study Abroad Returnee Conference: Students and faculty who have participated in off-campus courses now have a chance to share their diverse experiences on April 21, from 3:15-4:30 p.m., on the Orange Carpet. This off-campus presentation will be an exclusive presentation on three 2013-14 off-campus trips (Italy, China, & India). The theme is traveling around the world. Pictures, artifacts, writings, and posters will be shared with the Cornell community from all three destinations. You won't want to miss it! FREE REFRESHMENTS. This event will be followed by a grand prize raffle drawing at 5:30 on the OC. Raffle prize is eligible for those who filled out an RSVP form online. Contact: Kimberly Cullen

Presentation by Michael Mosier
203, Law Hall, 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Michael Mosier, candidate for the Spanish Latin American teaching position in the department of classical and modern languages, will give a presentation titled "The Rise of Detective Fiction and the Birth of the Modern Reader in Latin America." A reception will follow in Moosehead Lounge. He will also give a teaching demonstration Tuesday, April 22 from 11:15 a.m.-noon in Russell Classroom - Thomas Commons. Contact: Alice Povey

Teen Movie Night - Catching Fire
108, Cole Library, 6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Monday, April 21 from 6:30-9 p.m. we will be showing the second movie installment of the Hunger Games Trilogy! Follow Katniss and Peeta as they take part in their Victor's Tour and face President Snow for the second time. Popcorn and a drink will be provided. Please call 895-4271 to reserve your seat! Contact: Grace Chamberlain

Tuesday, April 22nd

Study Abroad Returnee Conference Event
Hedges, Thomas Commons, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Jason Napoli, Cornell College Career Engagement Office, presents "Marketing Your Experience Abroad." Contact: Kimberly Cullen

Lego Club
108, Cole Library, 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Join Lego Club and build! Contact: Grace Chamberlain

Chemistry seminar: Sustainable Chemistry: Re-thinking chemicals
100, West Science, 4:00 p.m.

Prof. George Kraus from Iowa State University will present a seminar. Join us at 3:30 p.m. for a reception before the talk at 4 p.m. Talk details: From plastic bottles to chemicals used in food production, there is a growing recognition that we need to produce these materials from renewable resources and by more environmentally benign processes. In less than two decades the field of green chemistry has emerged. The guiding principles of this emerging area will be presented along with examples of successful reactions. Contact: Craig Teague

Softball vs. Knox College
Mount Vernon, 4:30 p.m.

Softball vs. Knox College
Mount Vernon, 4:30 p.m.

Baseball vs. Coe College
Cedar Rapids, 5:00 p.m.

Bremner Cup Contact: Teresa Flockhart

Knitting Night
326, Cole Library, 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Join us for Knitting Night on Tuesday, April 22 at 7 p.m. in Room 326. Bring your current knitting project and join in the fun! Contact: Cathy Boggs