Presidential Convocation Address
LMU President David W. Burcham will deliver his last Presidential Convocation Address at Sacred Heart Chapel next Thursday, Oct. 16 at 12:15 p.m. There will be a luncheon following the address in Sculpture Garden. To RSVP for this annual event, visit http://www.lmu.edu/RSVP/presconvo.htm.
DPS Events for October
The Department of Public Safety (DPS) is hosting several events throughout the month of October for members of the LMU Community. The annual Emergency Preparedness Fair will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Alumni Mall. Later in the week, on Thursday, Oct. 16, DPS will have earthquake drills that will occur throughout the University as part of the nationwide “Great Shake Out”. The drills will occur specifically at 10:38 a.m. and 7:15 p.m.
Library Book Sale
Next week, William H. Hannon Library will host its second book sale open to the public in the Von der Ahe Family Suite (Level 3). Most hardback books will be $5, while paperback books will be $3. Accepted forms of payment include cash, credit card and Flexi. There will be thousands of books on sale, including biographies and philosophy, science, history, social science, art, sports and travel books. On Wednesday, Oct. 15 and Thursday, Oct. 16, the book sale will take place from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m., on Friday, Oct. 17, books will be sold from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 18 you can stop by anytime between 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
APSS Weekly Events
There are a number of Asian Pacific Programming Events coming up, which will be hosted by Asian Pacific Student Services (APSS). There will be several on-campus events, including “Two Women Talking: Restor(y)ing Culture, Gender, Sexuality and Tradition” by Monsoon Bissell and Benaifer Bhadha. This event will occur from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 15 at U-Hall 1857. On Nov. 8 and Nov. 9, several departments across campus will sponsor the Tunnel of Oppression and Hope in St. Robert’s Hall, which will be an interactive experience. Participants will experience forms of oppression such as racism, stereotypes, homophobia, classism, immigration, homelessness, human trafficking, micro-agression, genocide, rape, body image and more.