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Letters to Your Future Self

As this school year comes to a close, you may want some time to reflect. Come to the Kresge Student Lounge May 7th from 12-2:30 pm and write a letter to your future self. Paper, writing utensils, and snacks will be provided!

Oakes Presents the Unity Art Showcase


Sun, May 07, 2017 9:00 PM

Students are invited to submit any art mediums that embody their identities to Oakes staff members to be displayed at the Unity Art Showcase.

Gender, Identity, and Social Justice


Mon, Apr 17, 2017 8:00 PM

Residents will be exposed to identity formation and oppression. They will process the navigation of such identities and social justice methods. Dr. Shayda Kafai from Ethnic & Women's Studies will be facilitating discussion and engaging activities.



Wed, Apr 12, 2017 10:30 PM

Residents will map out different parts of their identity on paper and share with others in the hall!



This program will look at the intersectionality of the identities of residents by doing a passive program that will then be displayed via the bulletin board on the second floor. I will be asking residents to put different aspects of their identity (studnet, woman, etc) and then having conversations with each apartment about it.

Cupcakes and Identity Floor Program


Sat, Apr 15, 2017 5:00 PM

For this floor program residents will be decorating cupcakes by exploring some of the identities that make them who they are.

Identity Face Masks


Fri, Apr 14, 2017 10:00 PM

For this program we will be applying face masks and exploring our identities as individuals and as a group all with some light snacks and refreshments. Residents will have the opportunity to take part in an activity and discussion on identity. Our identities are shaped by many things such as the people we are surrounded by, the different environments we find ourselves in, the stories we hear an...

Painting and Plating

We will be decorating plates and express ourselves. This program will also be in support of sustainability for residents. Teaching residents that sustainability is great for the environment and for themselves.



Sun, Apr 30, 2017 5:00 PM

Residents will talk and learn about their identities through personality tests (Myers Briggs, Enneagram, etc). Tea and hot water will be provided.

Diversity Art


Thu, Apr 20, 2017 9:30 PM

Get to know yourself and friends by painting with shaving cream and answering questions that explore our backgrounds.

Human Library

Come to the Human Library to "check out" different "books" to hear the stories behind different people's identities, and to learn how not to judge a book by its cover.

The Colors of Identity


Wed, Apr 12, 2017 10:02 PM

Residents will make tie dye shirts and learn more about each other's identities as well as learn about the various identies within the UCI community.

CHAI TIME 3- the Extreme


Sat, Apr 08, 2017 4:00 PM

Students will come to Apt 821 for hot chai and equally hot conversation. Chai time is a time and space students come to enjoy chai, cookies, and talk about culture. In the past I have focused a lot on my culture and sharing that. However, this time I will also introduce different fun facts I haven't in the past. One such example is going to talk about the cultural appropriation of henna and the...

Triangle Club Meeting


Tue, Jun 06, 2017 8:00 PM

Gatherings and opportunities for celebrating and strengthening the C9/C10 queer community

Triangle Club Meeting


Tue, May 16, 2017 8:00 PM

Gatherings and opportunities for celebrating and strengthening the C9/C10 queer community

Open Door Hours


Wed, Mar 01, 2017 6:00 PM

Starting March 1st, every
Monday: 4-5 PM
Wednesday: 9-10 PM
Sunday: 12-1 PM

I will be providing a space for residences to come to my apartment to talk about their feelings, life experiences, and self.

GATHER & BRING: Hari Kondabolu Stand-Up Show


Sat, Mar 04, 2017 10:00 PM

Residents of Gandhi 4 are invited to attend the Hari Kondabolu show together.

Chai and You and me :)- the IndentiTeA


Sat, Feb 25, 2017 4:00 PM

Since my residents were so wonderful I decided to combine my passive program of identity and development with another chai time. However, instead of culture this will open a space for others to come in talk about how they are feeling in tis quarter. In this I hope for them talk about how they have changed since the beginning of college. However, knowing that these things don't happen naturally-...

Pin-making and Cookies


Sat, Mar 11, 2017 10:00 PM

Residents will paint clay pins that show a piece of their unique stories.

Board and Card Game Night


Wed, Mar 15, 2017 10:00 PM

Fun and games in the lounge, to try and figure out what kind of personality people have when playing games. Learn a little more about yourself and others.