SLC at a glance: this week on campus

October is in full swing and Sarah Lawrence has another week of events for the community. Take time off that work, leave that dorm room and check out a list of happenings below:

Monday, October 6 begins with Campus Conversations on Race: Racial Microagressions held from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. in Heimbold Visual Arts Center 208. Diversity & Campus Engagement invites students, faculty and staff to share their personal experiences regarding race at Sarah Lawrence and learn by creating a dialogue to become a more inclusive, understanding community.

SLC’s Christian Union will hold their biweekly meeting on Monday from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. in Slonim’s Stone Room. All are invited for an open dialogue on God, faith and prayer.

The Ninth Annual SLC Health Fair will be held on Tuesday, October 7 from 12:00 – 2:00 p.m. on the South Lawn.  Booths and information tables will offer a wide variety of health related topics including healthy eating, flu shots for students, faculty and staff, beer goggles obstacle course and many other activities to promote health and wellness.

Need help developing a resume? Do you have one that needs polishing? From 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Career Services will be holding a Resume Workshop in Bates Meeting room. Resume and cover letter guides, samples and templates will be provided. RSVP is preferred; so email to save your spot!

Later on Tuesday, from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m., poet Dennis Nurske will be hosting a Poetry Craft Talk in Slonim Living Room. The Brooklyn native will be reading from some of his most well known works as well as answering questions from the audience.

On Wednesday, October 8, from 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., Sarah Lawrence’s women's volleyball team is running a Bake Sale to raise money for breast cancer research as well as highlight their Dig Pink home game on October 13. Come support them on the South Lawn!

Whether you've never seen it before or you already saw it in theaters and want to watch it again, on Wednesday and Saturday, October 11, SLAC Film Series will be screening What If in Miller Lecture Hall at 9 p.m. What If tells the story of Wallace (Daniel Radcliffe), bummed from a string of rotten relationship, who forms a bond with a Chantry (Zoe Kazan) who lives with her longtime boyfriend. The two must figure out what it means if your best friend is also the love of your life. Free popcorn will be provided!

On Thursday, October 9, the American Sign Language Club is holding their weekly meeting from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. in Andrews House 103. Students, faculty and staff of all levels are welcome to attend at the instruction of Gwen Rocque.

Also holding their weekly meeting on Thursday is Scandal Revue, SLC’s burlesque troop. Come learn some fun moves from 7:00 – 10:00 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center Small Dance Studio.

Ready to let our some energy at the end of a long week? Come dance the night away to live music at another SLAC Dance Party from 10:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m. in the Bates Blue Room!

To conclude the week on Saturday is The Phoenix First Issue Launch Party from 11:00 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. in Bates Blue Room. Student DJs will provide music as students party to celebrate the first print issue of the Fall 2014 semester!

So concludes another week of events, Sarah Lawrence! For a complete list of campus events, be sure to check the Master Calendar at

by Mary Kekatos ’15


SLC Phoenix

The Phoenix is a non-profit, student-run publication representing the voices and opinions of Sarah Lawrence College community members. Our print edition publishes bi-weekly on Tuesdays, and our online edition is updated multiple times per week. Anyone may attend our open meetings at 9:00 PM on Wednesday nights in the North Room of the Pub.