Week 6, September 22nd - September 30th
Saturday, September 22nd
- Res Life Get A Way: Six Flags Discovery Kingdom
Tickets: $20 w/ RSA; $25 w/o RSA; $12 w/ EOP
Vans leave at 9am from in front of Police Services. From Vertical Velocity to Kong to Roar to the new Superman, this day will prove to be fun for everyone. These tickets are more than half off the regular ticket prices. To sign up for this trip, go to the Student Union box office or go online at tickets.sonoma.edu.
- BIG SCREEN MOVIE, FEATURING: WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN YOU ARE EXPECTING at 9pm; Ives 101(Warren Theatre)-FREE
WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN YOU'RE EXPECTING is a hilarious and heartfelt big screen comedy about five couples whose intertwined lives are turned upside down by the challenges of impending parenthood. Over the moon about starting a family, TV fitness guru Jules and dance show star Evan find that their high-octane celebrity lives don't stand a chance against the surprise demands of pregnancy. Baby-crazy author and advocate Wendy gets a taste of her own militant mommy advice when pregnancy hormones ravage her body; while Wendy's husband, Gary, struggles not to be outdone by his competitive alpha-Dad, who's expecting twins with his much younger trophy wife, Skyler. Photographer Holly is prepared to travel the globe to adopt a child, but her husband Alex isn't so sure, and tries to quiet his panic by attending a "dudes" support group.
Sunday, September 23rd
- Women's Soccer v Stanislaus at 11:30am; Seawolf Soccer Field
Go Seawolves! FREE with SSU Student ID. For more info about Women’s Soccer or SSU at hletics, go to http://www.sonomaseawolves.com
- Men's Soccer v Stanislaus at 2pm; Seawolf Soccer Field
Go Seawolves! FREE with SSU Student ID. For more info about Men’s Soccer or SSU at hletics, go to http://www.sonomaseawolves.com
- RSA Shopping Trip-FREE
Meet at 1pm in front of Police Services.
Forget something at home? Just want to get out and see Rohnert Park? Come on along as we tour the area and shop til we drop. Sign up at the SSU Box Office in the student union.
Monday, September 24th
Tuesday, September 25th
- "Trouble Online: Campus Computing and the Law” with C.L. Lindsay at 7pm; Person Theatre-FREE
Your Facebook pages can come back to haunt you! Find out about online plagiarism and intellectual property rights. Do you know that your Facebook pages can be utilized by employers or the college administrat ion? Internet predat ors are real and you need to know how to protect yourself. Cyber bullying is a growing concern. Nearly 50 percent of college students have been harassed or threat ened via their cell phones or the internet. In 1998, at torney C.L. Lindsay III left his practice in New York City to found the Coalition for Student & Academic Rights (CO-STAR). Since then, acting as its Executive Director, he has built CO-STAR into a nat ional student rights organizat ion that helps thousands of college students with their legal problems, free-of-charge, each year. C.L. is a nat ionally recognized expert and leader in the field of student rights and academic freedom. FREE.
Wednesday, September 26th
- Alpha Omicron Pi Sorority Info Night at 6pm
Thursday, September 27th
- Alpha Omicron Pi Sorority Info Night at 6pm
- Melba Pat tillo Beals: Warriors Don’t Cry: Thursday September 27 at 7PM Cooperage-FREE
Melba Pat tillo Beals is a journalist and member of the Little Rock Nine, a group of African-American students who were the first to integrate Central High in Little Rock, Arkansas. Beals' book Warriors Don't Cry chronicles the events of 1957 during the Little Rock crisis, based partly on diaries she kept during that period. She also wrote White is a Stat e of Mind, which begins where Warriors left off.
In 1958, the NAACP awarded the Spingarn Medal to Beals and to the other members of the Little Rock Nine, together with civil rights leader Daisy Bat es, who had advised the group during their struggles at Central High. In 1999, she and the rest of the Nine were awarded the highest civilian honor, the Congressional Gold Medal. Only three hundred others have received this. Beals will be discussing her book and experiences. Check out a clip here: http://www.youtube.com/wat ch?v=Etf2_KuebLg
Friday, September 28th
- Friday Night Live:BINGO at 9pm-FREE
Join us on Friday Nights in Amecis for a variety of events designed to give you something to do other than going out and drinking. Events range from karaoke, crafts and tournaments to bingo, movies and game nights.
- Climbing in Donner (September 28th-30th)
Climb Donner Pass in Tahoe! With the majestic Seirra Nevadas and wonderful climbing, this trip is bound to bring a smile to any person's face!
Saturday, September 29th
Sunday, September 30th
- Grand Opening Weekend
Music Department Events
Green Music Center, Joan and Sanford I. Weill Hall
The Sonoma Stat e University Music Department will offer virtually continuous music of festive proportions throughout the day in celebrat ion of the grand opening of Weill Hall.
- Sunrise Choral Concert at 7 a.m.
A Choral Consecrat ion! Wat ch the sunrise through the windows of Weill Hall while marveling in the vocal splendor of the SSU Chamber Singers and Symphonic Chorus along with Cantiamo, the Santa Rosa Children's Chorus and two regional high school choruses, as well as SSU faculty and Santa Rosa Symphony musicians. Jenny Bent conducts with Carol Menke, Jenni Samuelson and Christopher Fritzsche soloists. GMC Artistic Director Jeff Langley has written music especially for this occasion with text by Amanda McTigue.
- Pre-concert music at 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Ensembles of the music department will grace the halls and grounds before the Santa Rosa Symphony’s 2 p.m. concert. Beginning with a fanfare from the SSU Brass Ensemble, enjoy classical and jazz music taking place in outdoor venues surrounding Weill Hall.
- Post-concert music at 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Post-concert reception music by the music department. Operat ic and chamber music taking place in Prelude and the Art Gallery.
- Pre-concert music at 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Pre-concert jazz by the SSU Jazz Ensembles primes the crowd for Alison Krauss at 7:30 p.m. in Weill Hall.
- Fireworks Show at 9 p.m.
Stay around after Alison Krauss for a breat htaking fireworks display that will light up the Sonoma County sky. Accompanying the fireworks will be SSU's Symphonic Wind Ensemble in conjunction with the Santa Rosa Junior College Wind Ensemble. Community pride at its best!