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Let It Go

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Fri, Dec 05, 2014 8:00 PM

Watch Disney's Frozen. Make paper snowflakes by cutting up written statements of what weighs us down and let them go. Eat ice cream.

Identify Me

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Sun, Nov 16, 2014 8:00 PM

The purpose of this event is to bring to light the many ways in which people identify each other. In this program I will have residents separate into groups of 3 or 4 and "identify" a person in their group. They will do this by writing on a piece of paper and guessing a person's background (socioeconomic status, sexuality, ethinicity, age, gender, and religion). I will then have the person tha...

Come Out for Cookies

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Sat, Oct 11, 2014 7:00 PM

Enjoy cookies, comedians, and community in honor of National Coming Out Day. Come to the community room for some cookie decorating, some awesome queer comedians off the ole youtube, and a great space to bond in.

A Taste of Difference

Residents will have the opportunity to express their individuality through ice cream and the different toppings offered to them.

Spirit Flowers

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Sat, Nov 15, 2014 3:18 PM

Students can come make a potted plant by decorating the outside of a water bottle and planting their spirit flowers.

Identi-Tea

Tea and hot water will be provided. Residents can come and go as they please, enjoy tea, and learn about their identities through various personality tests (Myers Briggs, Enneagram, etc).

Zombie Apocalypse

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Wed, Aug 13, 2014 6:00 PM

This program was designed to educate students on emergency preparedness, survival skills, and fire safety using a zombie apocalypse theme.

Family Game Night

FREE FOOD, FUN, and FRIENDS!

Come to Family Game Night! We will be serving some classic family friends foods, including mac n cheese and hot dogs. Drinks will be provided, too!

Summer in a box

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Fri, Aug 08, 2014 12:30 PM

Residents will decorate boxes bought from Palace. The decorations should reflect their growth or their identity this summer. Residents will then be encouraged to fill the box with things (actual or symbolic) as reminders of their experiences this summer. Residents also have to alternative of writing their goals for the upcoming school year and placing it in the box.

What does it mean to be American?

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Tue, Jul 01, 2014 8:00 PM

Residents will engage the complexity of the word American. As fourth of July approaches residents will discuss what it means to be American in this country. Those who don't identify as citizens can talk about their views of America and what it's like living in this country.

That's So Gay!

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Tue, May 27, 2014 8:00 PM

We explored sexual identity and expression in a healthy way.

We're All a Little Biased

This is a program targeting diversity as its theme. There will be discussions after watching video clips on the topics of identity, history and culture, internalized oppression, and unconscious bias. A learning segment on how to use privilege to empower others and to stop bias and discrimination will be taking place as well.

B3W Common Ground

The B3W RA will facilitate a common ground activity where residents have a chance to self-identify with certain statements. The RA will create a comfortable environment in order for residents to feel safe sharing their identities with each other. This program will help residents understand each other and how you can't judge a book by its cover. At the end the RA will debrief with residents.

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Mafia

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Fri, May 23, 2014 8:00 PM

Students will gather for an interactive way to play Mafia! It is a great card game where you try deciphering who is part of the mafia and vote them out of the town before they take it all over! We will take this event and make it one where you actually move around and perform the actions.

Afterwards, we will gather and talk about the decisions we made during the game. For example, why did yo...

Your Body as a Canvas

There are many ways to express ones self and ones own identity. Tattoos have become a very common way to reclaim ownership of ones body. Come out and get a temporary tattoo of something that expresses your identity!

Sexuality&Gender Blender

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Fri, May 30, 2014 2:00 PM

Come an make a tie-dye creation as colorful as your own identity! Tie-dye event and education around identity/sexuality.

Internet Safety D2E

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Tue, May 13, 2014 7:16 PM

This will be a program that focuses on how to keep your identity safe on the internet. It will also focus on common ways people get viruses.

Identity in Exquisite Cadaver

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Sat, May 17, 2014 2:00 PM

Show your personality and identity through drawing in a fun game of Exquisite Cadaver while having tea and good conversation.

My hall my cookies!

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Wed, May 07, 2014 8:30 PM

Come decorate fun shaped cookies as well as work on springing up the Hall. Show yourself through cookies and paper!

Tie Dye Part 2!

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Sat, May 03, 2014 12:00 PM

CA's Scott, Itati and Jaclyn will recreate their Winter Tie Dye Program for Porterpalooza!