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Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week

The Gator Wesley Foundation is participating in National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week this year to bring attention to the hungry and homeless in our community and internationally.  Join them November 18 from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. to help package 20,000 meals that will be shipped to developing countries.  Sign up at http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0f48aaa72ba3fc1-dayofservice
On November [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events, Newsletter on November 17, 2014.

Trashformations

Ever wonder how milk jugs morph into beautiful wading birds or how gears and gadgets become gigantic bugs? See how middle school, high school and college students transform “waste” into creative works of art at the 16th annual Trasformations showcase at the Florida Museum of Natural History Nov. 21 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. The [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on November 17, 2014.

A Conversation with Janet Mock

Janet Mock is a critically acclaimed trans-identified author, transgender rights activist, and former staff editor of People magazine’s Website. As an out transwoman, Mock has been featured on countless talk shows to discuss salient issues affecting the trans* community. She travels the nation promoting her book, Redefining Realness, while educating the masses about the trans* [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on November 10, 2014.

The State of Women’s Affairs Address

The State of Women’s Affairs: Address is a meeting of engaged student body members, Gainesville citizens, student organization leaders, campus powers, and city officials. This event seeks to address the current, past, and future climate for woman-identified peoples both on campus and in the larger surrounding area. This dynamic event takes place November 19 at [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on November 10, 2014.

New Horizons: Exploring the Experiences of APIA First Generation Students at UF

Are you a first generation Asian Pacific Islander American (APIA) student and noticed that you have faced certain struggles from it? Come out to their event to listen to speakers’ experiences, focus on prevalent struggles, and discuss issues pertinent to being a first generation APIA student.
This innovative and interactive workshop is brought to you by [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on November 10, 2014.

APIA Affairs – Women’s Empower Hour

APIA Affairs is continuing the Women’s Empower Hour with the first hour of the year on Wednesday, November 5 at 6 p.m. in Peabody 411.
They will be coming together to engage in a dialogue on the five attacks that took place near or on-campus in the past month. In the dialogue, different perspectives on the [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on November 3, 2014.

¿Que Pasa? – Who’s Latino/a “Enough”?

Join the Institute of Hispanic-Latino Cultures for their last Que Pasa of the semester on Tuesday, November 4 from noon to 1 p.m. at La Casita.
They will investigate the topic of not being Latino/a “enough” in a Latino/a community.
Co-sponsored by ASPIRE and La Casita, the Que Pasa series is an interactive discussion on a variety [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on November 3, 2014.

2nd Annual Battle of the Bands

Battle of the Bands is a massive concert that highlights different faiths through music. It will be taking place November 21 at 7 p.m. on Flavet Field. They are currently recruiting performers as well. Please check out the Facebook event for the link to the Google Form and more information.
(https://www.facebook.com/events/808632722493525/)

Filed under Cultural, Events on November 3, 2014.

Radical and Responsible Masculinity

What is masculinity? Is masculinity only for men? Can one practice responsible masculinity? This interactive workshop will focus on the complexities of masculinity, how masculinity manifests in people regardless of biological sex, and how masculinity can be radical and responsible. This workshop is open for all, regardless of biological sex, gender identity and expression, and [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on November 3, 2014.

Radical and Responsible Masculinity Workshop

What is masculinity? Is masculinity only for men? Can one practice responsible masculinity? This interactive workshop will focus on the complexities of masculinity, how masculinity manifests in people regardless of biological sex, and how masculinity can be radical and responsible. This workshop is open for all, regardless of biological sex, gender identity and expression, and [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on October 27, 2014.