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Spread Love and Positivity Through Coffee This Valentine’s Day

The Student Literary Activities Board (SLAB) will be tabling at Runyan Center from Wednesday, February 10 through Friday, February 12. There will be coffee sleeves and sharpies, along with other decorating materials. Stop by for a quick minute and write a message or love poem on a coffee sleeve. You can address it to a specific person, or let someone get a random burst of positivity on their coffee this Valentine’s Day. Bring your favorite short love poems or your own compositions.


Are You Interested in Entrepreneurship?

Net Impact is sponsoring a trip to Start Up Weekend in Evansville during the Early Semester Break with all expenses covered. This is a great way to experience the life of an entrepreneur as you will be working in a team to draft a product during the intensive 54-hour weekend. Additionally, you will get the chance to network and learn about the opportunities available in Indiana. If you are interested, fill out the online form at: <https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1DzC3BHBVekQ2hQwE0PEvJh8u8qaJ6R0G90v2Mrx7YcY/viewform?c=0&w=1>. For more information, contact Thu Pham at <tpham15@earlham.edu>.


College Meeting for Worship on Sunday Afternoons

College Meeting for Worship is held on Sundays at 1:00 p.m., in Stout Meetinghouse. On February 14, Hannah Irvine, senior Environmental Studies major, will speak on “Doubting my Faith Journey and Never Reaching a Destination” for the semester-long series on “The Joy of Doubt.”


Grand Opening of the May Crossen Student Commons in Runyan Center on Friday

Earlham College celebrates the opening of the May Crossen Student Commons in Runyan Center on Friday, February 12, from 5:15 p.m. - 6:15 p.m. Come enjoy food, music, a student organization activity fair and try out the new furniture. Stress ball squirrels will make a return, too. For more information, contact Tracy Dubs at <dubstr@earlham.edu>.


Brimley’s Singing Valentines

Want to set the mood just right for this weekend? For just $3, the Brimley’s will sing a song of your choice to your valentine this Friday, February 12. Tabling will be this week during lunch from Noon - 1:00 p.m., in Runyan Center. For more information, contact Jack Angelone at <jpangel13@earlham.edu>.


Darwin Day at the Joseph Moore Museum on Thursday

Celebrate Charles Darwin’s birthday with the faculty and students at the Joseph Moore Museum on Thursday, February 11, at 4:00 p.m. The event will start out with games at 4:00 p.m., and the cake and mozzarella sticks will be brought out at 4:30 p.m. Get a chance to win a free t-shirt by taking part in a scavenger hunt at 5:00 p.m. For more information, contact Heather Lerner at <lernehe@earlham.edu>.


All-Student Forum on Wednesday

Earlham Student Government (ESG) will be hosting an All-Student Forum this Wednesday, February 10, at 1:00 p.m., in Stout Meetinghouse, focusing on next steps and what students, as individuals, can do to help. For more information, contact co-presidents Grace Makhoul at <gmakho14@earlham.edu> and Cyrus Buckman at <cabuckm14@earlham.edu>.


Add Your Voice to the Decision-Making Process on What Plays Do You Want to See Next Year

The theatre is a gathering place where a community comes to think together, to laugh together and to explore what it means to be human in this day and age. The Theatre Arts Department wants to hear what you think about they plays under consideration for production during the 2016-17 school year. Even if you have not had time to read the plays under consideration, come to the Dining Hall Conference Room on Tuesday, February 16, at 5:00 p.m., to hear students describe the plays they think will best serve the Earlham community and add your opinion to the decision-making process. A diversity of opinions from across campus is an essential part of this process, so please invite a friend or two to come with you. For more information and/or to add titles to the list of plays for consideration, send a note to Lynne Perkins Socey at <perkily@earlham.edu>.


Collegiate Career Expo: Network with Employers and Graduate Schools

The Collegiate Career Expo is an annual career fair in downtown Indianapolis that attracts 100-plus nonprofit and for-profit employers, as well as graduate school representatives. This year, the fair is happening on Thursday, February 18, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., in the Downtown Indianapolis Marriott. To learn more and access a list of attending employers, visit <http://cccc-in.org/event-2060555>. The Center for Integrated Learning will provide transportation to this event, but space is limited. Please RSVP to save your seat at <tinyurl.com/cce2016>. If you have questions about this event, please contact Jen Banning at <bannije@earlham.edu> or attend the information session on preparing for career fairs on Tuesday, February 16, at 4:00 p.m., in the Center for Integrated Learning Commons.


Apply to Live in Hicks (Buddhist) House

Are you interested in living in an intentional, mindful space based in Buddhist values? Then apply to Hicks House by February 14. If you intend on applying, you are encouraged to come to a couple of open meditations, Sunday through Thursday at 8:30 p.m. No experience is necessary. Hicks House is located at 531 National Road West. Contact Nicky Sontag at <nlsontag12@earlham.edu> for the house application or with any questions.


Historical Journal Now Accepting Submissions

Do you want to publish your historical paper? The Earlham College Historical Journal is now accepting submissions. The deadline to submit a paper for consideration is Sunday, February 14. Please email submissions or questions to Tyler Tolman at <tntolman14@earlham.edu>.


Could You Be Experiencing Seasonal Affective Disorder?

This is the season of less natural light and sometimes it impacts one’s mood state leading to being less productive and not ourselves. If you notice a pattern with yourself of feeling down during different seasons throughout the year or just have questions about Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), contact Counseling Services for support. The office is open Monday through Saturday. An appointment can be made online at: <www.earlham.edu/counseling-services>.


Spread Love and Positivity Through Coffee This Valentine’s Day

The Student Literary Activities Board (SLAB) will be tabling at Runyan Center from Wednesday, February 10 through Friday, February 12. There will be coffee sleeves and sharpies, along with other decorating materials. Stop by for a quick minute and write a message or love poem on a coffee sleeve. You can address it to a specific person, or let someone get a random burst of positivity on their coffee this Valentine’s Day. Bring your favorite short love poems or your own compositions.


Donation Collection for the Genesis Shelter of the YWCA

This Valentine’s Day share the love by giving back to the Richmond community. The Barrett Hall RAs are teaming up with Action Against Sexual Violence (AASV) to collect donations for the Genesis Shelter of the YWCA in Richmond. This is a shelter for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and homelessness. The YWCA “Wish List” for donations can be found online at: <goo.gl/Edu34q>. Donations can be dropped off in the Barrett Hall lobby on Friday, February 12, from 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Email Jen Barrett at <jjbarre13@earlham.edu> for more details.


Jay House Open House on Thursday

Interested in living in Jay House next year? Come talk to current residents, play games and get to know what Jay House has to offer you. There will be snacks and beverages to share. This event will take place from 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m., on Thursday, February 11, at 535 National Road West. The house application is online at: <https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1JqLlO5mBIEhWdQwJMiLvMark_i3n-oM0kbx5o6fd74g/viewform>.


Cookie Decorating and Card Making on Friday Night

Come make Valentine’s Day cards and decorate some cookies as the Student Activities Board (SAB) hosts this event on Friday, February 12, from 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., at the Comstock Room in Runyan Center.


Women’s Basketball Game on Wednesday Night

The Earlham College women’s basketball team hosts Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology on Wednesday, February 10, at Schuckman Court in the Druley Performance Gymnasium. Tip-off time for the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference contest is 7:30 p.m.


Science and Romance: Valentine’s Babysitting with a Twist on Saturday Night

While parents get a night out on Saturday, February 13, students from the Joseph Moore Museum and Richmond High School’s HOSA program will provide kids (potty-trained, ages 4 and up) with a fabulous hands-on science experience, including animal hearts chemistry love in the natural world and drama activities. Hands-on science stations and programs will be available from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., with nature videos and popcorn from 8:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Parents may pick up kids from 8:00 - 9:00 p.m. Parents are asked to give their kids some dinner beforehand and send them with a water bottle. Space is limited. Learn more online at: <www.earlham.edu/jmm>. Register online at <https://earlham.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_bEFrv7HfeY9GrGd> by Wednesday, February 10.


Are You Interested in Entrepreneurship?

Net Impact is sponsoring a trip to Start Up Weekend in Evansville during the Early Semester Break with all expenses covered. This is a great way to experience the life of an entrepreneur as you will be working in a team to draft a product during the intensive 54-hour weekend. Additionally, you will get the chance to network and learn about the opportunities available in Indiana. If you are interested, fill out the online form at: <https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1DzC3BHBVekQ2hQwE0PEvJh8u8qaJ6R0G90v2Mrx7YcY/viewform?c=0&w=1>. For more information, contact Thu Pham at <tpham15@earlham.edu>.


College Meeting for Worship on Sunday Afternoons

College Meeting for Worship is held on Sundays at 1:00 p.m., in Stout Meetinghouse. On February 14, Hannah Irvine, senior Environmental Studies major, will speak on “Doubting my Faith Journey and Never Reaching a Destination” for the semester-long series on “The Joy of Doubt.”


Grand Opening of the May Crossen Student Commons in Runyan Center on Friday

Earlham College celebrates the opening of the May Crossen Student Commons in Runyan Center on Friday, February 12, from 5:15 p.m. - 6:15 p.m. Come enjoy food, music, a student organization activity fair and try out the new furniture. Stress ball squirrels will make a return, too. For more information, contact Tracy Dubs at <dubstr@earlham.edu>.


Brimley’s Singing Valentines

Want to set the mood just right for this weekend? For just $3, the Brimley’s will sing a song of your choice to your valentine this Friday, February 12. Tabling will be this week during lunch from Noon - 1:00 p.m., in Runyan Center. For more information, contact Jack Angelone at <jpangel13@earlham.edu>.


Darwin Day at the Joseph Moore Museum on Thursday

Celebrate Charles Darwin’s birthday with the faculty and students at the Joseph Moore Museum on Thursday, February 11, at 4:00 p.m. The event will start out with games at 4:00 p.m., and the cake and mozzarella sticks will be brought out at 4:30 p.m. Get a chance to win a free t-shirt by taking part in a scavenger hunt at 5:00 p.m. For more information, contact Heather Lerner at <lernehe@earlham.edu>.


All-Student Forum on Wednesday

Earlham Student Government (ESG) will be hosting an All-Student Forum this Wednesday, February 10, at 1:00 p.m., in Stout Meetinghouse, focusing on next steps and what students, as individuals, can do to help. For more information, contact co-presidents Grace Makhoul at <gmakho14@earlham.edu> and Cyrus Buckman at <cabuckm14@earlham.edu>.


Add Your Voice to the Decision-Making Process on What Plays Do You Want to See Next Year

The theatre is a gathering place where a community comes to think together, to laugh together and to explore what it means to be human in this day and age. The Theatre Arts Department wants to hear what you think about they plays under consideration for production during the 2016-17 school year. Even if you have not had time to read the plays under consideration, come to the Dining Hall Conference Room on Tuesday, February 16, at 5:00 p.m., to hear students describe the plays they think will best serve the Earlham community and add your opinion to the decision-making process. A diversity of opinions from across campus is an essential part of this process, so please invite a friend or two to come with you. For more information and/or to add titles to the list of plays for consideration, send a note to Lynne Perkins Socey at <perkily@earlham.edu>.


Indiana Bicentennial Trivia Question of the Month

To celebrate Indiana’s Bicentennial this year, the Indiana Pathways Grant is sponsoring a monthly trivia contest for Earlham students. Each month there will be a new question and a new prize that you can enter to win by submitting your answer to the ballot box located in Runyan Center. The Indiana State Museum now fills more that 40,000 square feet in downtown Indianapolis, but got its start as a collection of minerals kept in a cabinet by the State Librarian. February’s question is: In what year was the collection started? February’s prize is a 2016 Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites Membership, which includes reciprocal benefits to more than 300 museums worldwide. For more information, contact Caitlin Fleenor at <fleenca@earlham.edu>.


Collegiate Career Expo: Network with Employers and Graduate Schools

The Collegiate Career Expo is an annual career fair in downtown Indianapolis that attracts 100-plus nonprofit and for-profit employers, as well as graduate school representatives. This year, the fair is happening on Thursday, February 18, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., in the Downtown Indianapolis Marriott. To learn more and access a list of attending employers, visit <http://cccc-in.org/event-2060555>. The Center for Integrated Learning will provide transportation to this event, but space is limited. Please RSVP to save your seat at <tinyurl.com/cce2016>. If you have questions about this event, please contact Jen Banning at <bannije@earlham.edu> or attend the information session on preparing for career fairs on Tuesday, February 16, at 4:00 p.m., in the Center for Integrated Learning Commons.


Apply to Live in Hicks (Buddhist) House

Are you interested in living in an intentional, mindful space based in Buddhist values? Then apply to Hicks House by February 14. If you intend on applying, you are encouraged to come to a couple of open meditations, Sunday through Thursday at 8:30 p.m. No experience is necessary. Hicks House is located at 531 National Road West. Contact Nicky Sontag at <nlsontag12@earlham.edu> for the house application or with any questions.


Historical Journal Now Accepting Submissions

Do you want to publish your historical paper? The Earlham College Historical Journal is now accepting submissions. The deadline to submit a paper for consideration is Sunday, February 14. Please email submissions or questions to Tyler Tolman at <tntolman14@earlham.edu>.


Books that Change Lives: Wayne Soon

Stop by Lilly Library during the month of February to view the top books that have most influenced Earlham Assistant Professor of History Wayne Soon. You may view his selections at: <http://library.earlham.edu/btcl/wayne>. Earlham Libraries offer a monthly Lilly display series featuring the books that a member of the Earlham campus community selects as having significantly impacted him or her.


Could You Be Experiencing Seasonal Affective Disorder?

This is the season of less natural light and sometimes it impacts one’s mood state leading to being less productive and not ourselves. If you notice a pattern with yourself of feeling down during different seasons throughout the year or just have questions about Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), contact Counseling Services for support. The office is open Monday through Saturday. An appointment can be made online at: <www.earlham.edu/counseling-services>.


Spread Love and Positivity Through Coffee This Valentine’s Day

The Student Literary Activities Board (SLAB) will be tabling at Runyan Center from Wednesday, February 10 through Friday, February 12. There will be coffee sleeves and sharpies, along with other decorating materials. Stop by for a quick minute and write a message or love poem on a coffee sleeve. You can address it to a specific person, or let someone get a random burst of positivity on their coffee this Valentine’s Day. Bring your favorite short love poems or your own compositions.


Donation Collection for the Genesis Shelter of the YWCA

This Valentine’s Day share the love by giving back to the Richmond community. The Barrett Hall RAs are teaming up with Action Against Sexual Violence (AASV) to collect donations for the Genesis Shelter of the YWCA in Richmond. This is a shelter for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and homelessness. The YWCA “Wish List” for donations can be found online at: <goo.gl/Edu34q>. Donations can be dropped off in the Barrett Hall lobby on Friday, February 12, from 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Email Jen Barrett at <jjbarre13@earlham.edu> for more details.


Jay House Open House on Thursday

Interested in living in Jay House next year? Come talk to current residents, play games and get to know what Jay House has to offer you. There will be snacks and beverages to share. This event will take place from 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m., on Thursday, February 11, at 535 National Road West. The house application is online at: <https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1JqLlO5mBIEhWdQwJMiLvMark_i3n-oM0kbx5o6fd74g/viewform>.


Cookie Decorating and Card Making on Friday Night

Come make Valentine’s Day cards and decorate some cookies as the Student Activities Board (SAB) hosts this event on Friday, February 12, from 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., at the Comstock Room in Runyan Center.


Women’s Basketball Game on Wednesday Night

The Earlham College women’s basketball team hosts Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology on Wednesday, February 10, at Schuckman Court in the Druley Performance Gymnasium. Tip-off time for the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference contest is 7:30 p.m.


Science and Romance: Valentine’s Babysitting with a Twist on Saturday Night

While parents get a night out on Saturday, February 13, students from the Joseph Moore Museum and Richmond High School’s HOSA program will provide kids (potty-trained, ages 4 and up) with a fabulous hands-on science experience, including animal hearts chemistry love in the natural world and drama activities. Hands-on science stations and programs will be available from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., with nature videos and popcorn from 8:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Parents may pick up kids from 8:00 - 9:00 p.m. Parents are asked to give their kids some dinner beforehand and send them with a water bottle. Space is limited. Learn more online at: <www.earlham.edu/jmm>. Register online at <https://earlham.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_bEFrv7HfeY9GrGd> by Wednesday, February 10.


Are You Interested in Entrepreneurship?

Net Impact is sponsoring a trip to Start Up Weekend in Evansville during the Early Semester Break with all expenses covered. This is a great way to experience the life of an entrepreneur as you will be working in a team to draft a product during the intensive 54-hour weekend. Additionally, you will get the chance to network and learn about the opportunities available in Indiana. If you are interested, fill out the online form at: <https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1DzC3BHBVekQ2hQwE0PEvJh8u8qaJ6R0G90v2Mrx7YcY/viewform?c=0&w=1>. For more information, contact Thu Pham at <tpham15@earlham.edu>.


College Meeting for Worship on Sunday Afternoons

College Meeting for Worship is held on Sundays at 1:00 p.m., in Stout Meetinghouse. On February 14, Hannah Irvine, senior Environmental Studies major, will speak on “Doubting my Faith Journey and Never Reaching a Destination” for the semester-long series on “The Joy of Doubt.”


Grand Opening of the May Crossen Student Commons in Runyan Center on Friday

Earlham College celebrates the opening of the May Crossen Student Commons in Runyan Center on Friday, February 12, from 5:15 p.m. - 6:15 p.m. Come enjoy food, music, a student organization activity fair and try out the new furniture. Stress ball squirrels will make a return, too. For more information, contact Tracy Dubs at <dubstr@earlham.edu>.


Brimley’s Singing Valentines

Want to set the mood just right for this weekend? For just $3, the Brimley’s will sing a song of your choice to your valentine this Friday, February 12. Tabling will be this week during lunch from Noon - 1:00 p.m., in Runyan Center. For more information, contact Jack Angelone at <jpangel13@earlham.edu>.


Darwin Day at the Joseph Moore Museum on Thursday

Celebrate Charles Darwin’s birthday with the faculty and students at the Joseph Moore Museum on Thursday, February 11, at 4:00 p.m. The event will start out with games at 4:00 p.m., and the cake and mozzarella sticks will be brought out at 4:30 p.m. Get a chance to win a free t-shirt by taking part in a scavenger hunt at 5:00 p.m. For more information, contact Heather Lerner at <lernehe@earlham.edu>.


All-Student Forum on Wednesday

Earlham Student Government (ESG) will be hosting an All-Student Forum this Wednesday, February 10, at 1:00 p.m., in Stout Meetinghouse, focusing on next steps and what students, as individuals, can do to help. For more information, contact co-presidents Grace Makhoul at <gmakho14@earlham.edu> and Cyrus Buckman at <cabuckm14@earlham.edu>.


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