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Canned Food Drive

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The offices of Student Leadership and Activities (OSLA) and Off-Campus Living and Commuting Student Services are spear-heading the second annual campus wide Canned Food Drive to collect enough food to help feed 75 local families this Thanksgiving season. Last year enough food was collected to feed 50 families, and we want to help even more this year! In order to make this a reality we need YOUR help! Food is being collected from now until Friday, November 19th. Food may be dropped off in Student Center 260 (OSLA), Student Center 221 (Off-Campus Living), and in select residential halls. We CAN fight hunger together. Make a difference in the lives of others. DONATE FOOD TODAY!





Event Friday, November 5th, 2010

Careers in the Federal Government. 12:00-1:p.m. 106 Breslin Hall. The government offers employment opportunities across the country and around the world to candidates from every academic discipline. This event features Hofstra graduates who are working in federal service positions as well as a representative from the federal government who can offer advice on how to find and apply for a job or internship with a federal agency. Lunch will be served. RSVP: Log onto Pride CMS Under my Apps feature in the portal.

21st Ranked Hofstra Women's Soccer host the CAA Tournament Semi-Finals. Time: 4:30p.m. Hofstra Soccer Stadium Come support Hofstra Women's Soccer the top seed in the CAA. CAA Semi Finals James Madison vs. George Mason at 4:30p.m. and Your HOFSTRA PRIDE vs. Georgia State at 7:00p.m. For ticket information, contact the Hofstra box office at 516-HOF-TIXX (463-8499) or log on to GoHofstra.com.

Shades of Grey - A Musical Tribute to Joel Grey. 8;00-10:00p.m. Monroe Lecture Center Theater. World premiere! From his best-remembered role as the iconic Master of Ceremonies in Cabaret, both on Broadway and in the film version, to his more recent portrayal as the Wizard of Oz in Wicked, Joel Grey continues to entertain audiences of all ages. Hofstra student with ID One free ticket with current faculty/staff/student HofstraCard . For more information, contact the Hofstra box office at (516)463-6644.

Fall Fitness Activities: TURBO KICK with Gina 4:00-5:00 p.m. Fitness Center For more information please and updates view www.hofstra.edu/Recreation or call (516)463-6958

Karaoke Night. 8:00 p.m.-12:00 p.m. Netherlands North Cafe. Grab the mic and be a star! If you have any questions, please contact OSLA at (516) 463-6914.




Friday Saturday, November 6th, 2010

Fall Fitness Activities: TURBO KICK with Gina 12:00-1:00 p.m. Fitness Center All activities will be held in the Fitness Center. For more information please and updates view www.hofstra.edu/Recreation or call (516)463-6958

Free Movie Series: Charlie St. Cloud 7:00 and 9:30 p.m. Student Center Theatre Come see free movies all semester! Enter to win free concessions for the year!

Midnight Movie Series: Back to the Future. 11:59p.m. Student Center Theatre Come experience the magic of the movies with Entertainment Unlimited, The Division of Student Affairs and RSA. Contact hofstraentertainment@gmail.com.




Saturday Sunday, November 7th, 2010

21st Ranked Hofstra Women's Soccer host the CAA Tournament Finals. Time: 1:00p.m. Hofstra Soccer Stadium Teams will be determined after game play on Friday, November 5th. For ticket information, contact the Hofstra box office at 516-HOF-TIXX (463-8499) or log on to GoHofstra.com.

Food Not Bombs. 1:50 - 4:30p.m. Meet at Student Center Bus Stop. Help give food to those in need! Each Sunday, Food Not Bombs distributes food that has been supplied by local grocery stores and food vendors. All of the food would have been thrown out with the trash if it wasn't saved! This opportunity requires only 2.5 hours of your time! What are you waiting for? Sign up in Student Center 260! Sponsored by the Office of Student Leadership and Activities. For more info e-mail: Ashley.Gray@hofstra.edu or call 516-463-3986.

Hofstra Men's Basketball vs. Molloy College ( Exhibition) 2:00p.m. Mack Sports Complex For ticket information, contact the Hofstra box office at 516-HOF-TIXX (463-8499) or log on to GoHofstra.com.

Catholic Mass 6:00p.m. Greenhouse (lower level of Mack Student Center). Join the Hofstra Catholic community for Sunday Mass. All are welcome. Refreshments will be served after Mass. Confessions are available before and after Mass. For more information, contact Rosie Scavuzzo, Catholic Campus Minister, at catholic@hofstra.edu or (516) 463-7210.

Fall Fitness Activities: ZUMBA with Leah 6:00- 7:00 p.m. Fitness Center For more information please and updates view www.hofstra.edu/Recreation or call (516)463-6958

Free Movie Series: Charlie St. Cloud. 7:00 and 9:30 p.m. Student Center Theater Come see free movies all semester! Enter to win free concessions for the year!




Sunday Monday, November 8th, 2010

Pumpkin Fest. Bits & Bytes Cafe. Check out Lackmann's Pumpkin display in Bits & Bytes and grab some of your fall favorites, including Pumpkin Pie, Pumpkin Muffins, and other Autumn-themed specialties.

Newman Club Every Monday at 5:00 p.m. Student Center 141 141 The Newman Club is the Catholic student club at Hofstra. Students in Newman Club build long‐lasting friendships, learn and grow through prayer and worship, community service, mission trips (international/local), recreational trips, retreats, sports and shared meals. For more information, contact Rosie Scavuzzo, Catholic Campus Minister, at catholic@hofstra.edu or (516) 463-7210.

Fall Fitness Activities: TURBO KICK with Gina 5:30-6:30 p.m. Fitness Center All activities will be held in the Fitness Center. For more information please and updates view www.hofstra.edu/Recreation or call (516)463-6958

Zarb School of Business Alumni Association Presents: "Building a Career Preparation Road Map" 6:00- 9:00p.m. Plaza Rooms, Student Center . The Zarb School of Business Alumni Association, in conjunction with The Career Center, is hosting a round-table discussion designed to help first-year students and sophomores build a "career preparation road map" and make clear the resources available within the Zarb community. Students will also have the opportunity to meet and network with alumni and faculty. Refreshments will be served.

Fall Fitness Activities: PILATES with Christine 6:30-7:30 p.m. Fitness Center For more information please and updates view www.hofstra.edu/Recreation or call (516)463-6958

Fall Fitness Activities: BODY SCULPT with Jean 8:30-9:30 p.m. Fitness Center For more information please and updates view www.hofstra.edu/Recreation or call (516)463-6958

Fall Fitness Activities: EPIC ABS with Jean 9:30-10:30 p.m. Fitness Center For more information please and updates view www.hofstra.edu/Recreation or call (516)463-6958




Tuesday Tuesday, November 9th, 2010

English Major/Minor Career Mixer. 6:30 - 7:45p.m. 246 East Library Wing. Join faculty, The Career Center, Hofstra alumni and employers for this exciting event. Speakers discuss how they got started in their fields and how you can utilize your English degree in the professional world. Casual Event, refreshments will be served .

Fall Fitness Activities: ZUMBA with Leah 7:00-8:00 p.m. Fitness Center For more information please and updates view www.hofstra.edu/Recreation or call (516)463-6958

Fall Fitness Activities: AIKIDO with Jay 9:00-10:00 p.m. Fitness Center For more information please and updates view www.hofstra.edu/Recreation or call (516)463-6958




Wednesday Wednesday, November 10th, 2010

Government and Nonprofit Fair. 11:00a.m.- 1:00 p.m. Student Center Multi- Purpose, Student Center. This event brings together various organizations from the nonprofit and government fields. Attending this unique job fair is a terrific way to meet potential employers and gain an appreciation for what skills and work experience are valued by each organization. All attendees should be professionally dressed and have resumes to distribute at the fair. Visit hofstra.edu/career for a list of participating employers. Co-sponsored by Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

European Studies Guest Speaker. 11:15a.m.- 12:45 p.m. Student Center Theater. Dr. Amelia Lyons, a historian from the University of Central Florida, presents (1954-62) fought in metropolitan France? How are anxieties about the place of Muslims in France related to the history of French colonialism? How was urban unrest in France in the fall of 2005 related to the history of the Algerian War? What are the historical links between recent French laws over Muslim women's attire and the legacy of French imperialism? Sponsored by the Department of European Studies. For information, please contact Carolyn Dudek at carolyn.m.dudek@hofstra.edu.

The Hebrew Republic. 11:15a.m.- 12:45 p.m. Leo A. Guthart Cultural Center Theater, Axinn Library. Kai Bird, contributing editor for The Nation magazine, will assess the prospects for a settlement of the Palestine/Israel conflict. Sponsored by the Department of Economics.

Social Networking, Privacy, Bullying. 4:30-6:00 p.m. The Helene Fortunoff Theater, Monroe Hall. Carol Costello of CNN will engage the Hofstra community in a constructive dialogue about social media, privacy and bullying. Sponsored by Hofstra University Honors College, Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Zarb School of Business, Provost's Task Force on Diversity, Dean of Students Office and Golden Key Honor Society. Additional supporters of this event include Ethics and Human Values Series, Task Force on Integrity and Responsibility, Center for Civic Engagement, LGBT Studies, and The Pride Network.

Faith in God: Why Bother? Every Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. Student Center 213. Every Wednesday we will talk about the hard questions we all struggle with and wonder about, the important consideration of virtue and morality, and why Christian teaching about eternal life is important about how we live today. This Fall we will be joined by Seminarian Dennis Anthony Suglia, veteran of the Marine Corps and Corporate America who will be ordained as a Priest in June. Come to meet new people, have some great discussion and have some free pizza. For more information, contact Rosie Scavuzzo, Catholic Campus Minister, at catholic@hofstra.edu or (516) 463-7210.

Fall Fitness Activities: PILATES with Christine 6:30-7:30 p.m. Fitness Center For more information please and updates view www.hofstra.edu/Recreation or call (516)463-6958

Multicultural Mixer. 6:00-8:00 p.m. Multipurpose Room East,Student Center. Join us for performances, live music, dancing, ethnic food, and door prizes! Sponsored by the Center for Civic Engagement. For information, please contact Cynthia Bogard at cynthia.j.bogard@hofstra.edu.

Fall Fitness Activities: BODY SCULPT with Jean 8:30-9:30 p.m. Fitness Center For more information please and updates view www.hofstra.edu/Recreation or call (516)463-6958

Catholic Mass Every Wednesday at 9:00 p.m. Greenhouse (lower level of Mack Student Center). Take a breather from classes and schoolwork and join the Hofstra Catholic community for mid-week Mass. All are welcome. Confessions are available before and after mass. For more information, contact Rosie Scavuzzo, Catholic Campus Minister, at catholic@hofstra.edu or (516) 463-7210.

Fall Fitness Activities: EPIC ABS with Jean 9:30-10:30 p.m. Fitness Center For more information please and updates view www.hofstra.edu/Recreation or call (516)463-6958




Thursday Thursday, November 11th, 2010

Dean's Day 10:30a.m.-2:00p.m. Student Center Atrium. Hofstra University cordially invites you and your family to attend our Dean's Day program on Veterans Day. Our Dean's Day programs provide students and parents with a more intensive view of the University than the typical information session and tour. The day includes presentations from current students, administrators and faculty followed by an Academic and Student Services Fair. Check-in begins at 10 a.m. at the Student Center Atrium. Contact Information: Call 1-800-HOFSTRA or email admission@hofstra.edu.

Fall Fitness Activities: ZUMBA with Leah 8:00-9:00 p.m. Fitness Center For more information please and updates view www.hofstra.edu/Recreation or call (516)463-6958

Hofstra Concerts: Coffeehouse Performance Series 8:00-11:00p.m. Netherlands Café A series put on by Hofstra Concerts in order to allow students and local musicians to show their talent! Poets, Student Groups, Local bands, Comedy, Dance and so much MORE! Come out to a show, they are FREE! For more information contact: Hofstra Concerts, Room 212, Student Center or call (516)463-6967.

Fall Fitness Activities: AIKIDO with Jay 9:00-10:00 p.m. Fitness Center For more information please and updates view www.hofstra.edu/Recreation or call (516)463-6958




Friday Friday, November 12th, 2010

Developing a Multicultural Organization: A Step by Step Approach (Part of the Diversity, Dialogue and Desserts Series). 3:00-5:00 p.m. Room 141 Student Center. Join us to examine what it means to be a part of a multicultural organization, and what kinds of missions, goals and values lie within the cultural clubs at Hofstra. Sponsored by the Office of Multicultural & International Student Programs. For information please contact Tineka Brown at tineka.brown@hofstra.edu.

Hofstra Women's Basketball SEASON OPENER vs. Virginia 7:00p.m. Hofstra Arena The Pride open the 2010 season at home versus Virginia on Friday, November 12 at 7 p.m. It is also Welcome Back Campers Day and RA Challenge - Resident Assistants will bring students from their dorm to the game. The RA with the greatest floor participation will win a pizza party and t-shirts for their residents. COME OUT and show your Hofstra PRIDE for the PRIDE! For ticket information, contact the Hofstra box office at 516-HOF-TIXX (463-8499) or log on to GoHofstra.com.

Fall Fitness Activities: TURBO KICK with Gina 4:00-5:00 p.m. Fitness Center For more information please and updates view www.hofstra.edu/Recreation or call (516)463-6958

Karaoke Night. 8:00 p.m.-12:00 p.m. Netherlands North Cafe. Grab the mic and be a star! If you have any questions, please contact OSLA at (516) 463-6914.




Student Picks Coming Soon!

In Hempstead and Uniondale! Saturday, November 13, 2010 (DATE CHANGE)9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Make A Difference Day: Volunteer and help rake leaves for local elderly residents in the Hempstead and Uniondale communities. Breakfast Included! Meeting Location: Main Dining Room. Co-Sponsored with Off-Campus Living and Commuting Student Services. For more info: Kimberly Rhyan, Office of Student Leadership and Activities, 260 Student Center or call (516)463-6914.

Spirit and Pride Highlight at Men's Basketball Saturday, November 13th - 4:00pm - David S. Mack Sports and Exhibition Complex. Come out and support the Hofstra Men's Basketball Team in the home opener for their 2010-2011 season. Cheer on Hofstra's Spirit Support teams as they take the floor during halftime to help kick-off the season, and welcome coach Mo Cassara to Hofstra! Free "We Are Hofstra" t-shirts will be given out to the first 1,000 students. For ticket information, contact the Hofstra box office at 516-HOF-TIXX (463-8499) or log on to GoHofstra.com.

Class of 2014 Service Project: Sustainability. Sustainability is a call to action to improve the quality of human life while living within the carrying capacity of supporting eco-systems. To practice sustainability is to personally and collectively cultivate respect for nature, universal human rights, economic justice, and a culture of peace.

Upcoming Projects: Operation Splash! Sunday, November 14th, 10 a.m. -1 pm. Transportation provided. Please sign up in 260 Mack Student Center by November 5th. For more info: Kimberly Rhyan, Office of Student Leadership and Activities, 260 Student Center or call (516)463-6914.




Coming Soon Reminders

THREADING LOVE FOR YOUTH. October 1- November 22. Office of Student Leadership & Activities, Room 260, Mack Student Center. In October, make a handmade scarf, beanie, gloves/mittens, and other winter accessories to benefit Love Threads. Co-sponsored with The PRIDE Network and Multicultural and International Student Programs Office! Love Threads is a national nonprofit aimed at increasing public awareness of homelessness among LGBTQ youth through education, empowerment and social justice. Sign the pledge, check out yarn and begin threading love for youth today! All items need to be dropped off by November 22, 2010. For more info: Kimberly Rhyan, Office of Student Leadership and Activities, 260 Student Center or call (516)463-6914.

Be an "A" STUDENT There are many things to think about as you move through your college career. These class programs are designed to help you develop a class identity, realize goals set out at the beginning of your college career and help you stay on track. Be a part of tradition and achieve your objectives!

First Years: ADAPT

Sophomores: AIM

  • November 12: 3:00-5:00PM Student Center 141 Developing a Multi-Cultural Organization: Diversity, Dialogue & Desserts.

Juniors: ACT

  • October November 10: 11:00AM-1:00PM Multipurpose Room Government and Nonprofit Job/Internship Fair.

Seniors: ADVANCE

  • October November 10: 11:00AM-1:00PM Multipurpose Room Government and Nonprofit Job/Internship Fair.

* All Career Center events with the exception of fairs, please RSVP on the events feature on PrideCMS, located under MyApps on the Portal.




Beyond Hofstra Beyond Hofstra

Friday, November 5th, 2010

The Pond at Bryant Park. The Pond at Bryant Park, Tomorrow 8am, 8am; Fri - Wed 8am. Ending: Sun Feb 27 8am. Sixth Ave (between 40th and 42nd Sts). Don't get too excited: The admission may be free, but you've gotta pay $13 to rent skates (or BYO). On the upside, the rink holds 500 people and the complex includes holiday shops, an indoor pavilion and the Canada-themed lounge Celsius. Admission: FREE! For more information, (212) 661-or thepondatbryantpark.com.

Saturday, October 30th, 2010

Big Apple Circus: Dance On! 12:30 and 4:30p.m. Damrosch Park, W 62nd St (between Columbus and Amsterdam Aves) Upper West Side. The latest Big Apple Circus show is all about exoticism. You'll see lasso-twirlers from China, Mongolian contortionists and an Ethiopian juggler work the ring. But the traveling act hasn't forgotten its roots-red-dress-clad Grandma is back! Admission: $15-$92. For more information (888) 541-3750 or bigapplecircus.org.

Sunday, November 7th, 2010

Nueva York (1613-1945). 11:00a.m. 1230 Fifth Ave (between 104th and 105th Sts) "Most people think this community dates from after World War II, when there was a large wave of migration from Puerto Rico and the rest of Latin America," says Marci Reaven, curator of this new exhibit. "But the city's connection with the Spanish-speaking world is a story of centuries." This lesser-known early history is told through art, photographs and objects, including reproductions of documents related to Juan "Jan" Rodrigues-an immigrant born in the Dominican Republic who is considered New York's first Latino settler-including a copy of his baptism certificate. Students $5.For more information: (212) 831-7272 or elmuseo.org.




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