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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.


Historical Journal Accepting Submissions Through Sunday

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. Papers from all disciplines are welcome as long as they contain an element of historical inquiry. Accepted papers are usually more than five pages, but this is not set in stone. 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>.


Women’s Basketball Game Tonight

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. Read more at <http://www.goearlham.com/sports/wbkb/2015-16/releases/20160208kkrnm8>.


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>.


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>.


All-Student Forum This Afternoon

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>.


Open Mic Night at Music House Tonight

Music House will be hosting “Katmandu - an Open Mic Night” on Wednesday, February 10, from 9:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. Music House (or Doan House) is located at 306 College Avenue, behind the Public Safety Office. Music, poetry, spoken word and other forms of entertainment are welcome. All are welcome and you are invited to bring a friend. For more information, visit the Music House’s Facebook page at <https://www.facebook.com/MUSIC-HOUSE-728199710588612/?fref=ts>.


Nice Try Live Show and Valentine’s Party on Friday Night

WECI presents Nice Try, a live band from Bloomington, this Friday, February 12, at the former Free Store in the Runyan Center basement. There’ll be a photobooth, dancing and valentine gifts. It’s the perfect way to start your Valentine’s Day weekend. Doors open at 8:30 p.m. Nice Try will go on around 9:00 p.m., and dancing will follow. Come support your local radio station and have fun doing it. For more information, contact Camille Barnard at <cebarna14@earlham.edu>.


Diverse Learning Environments Survey

As part of the ongoing work of the Diversity Progress Committee, Earlham is administering the Higher Education Research Institute (HERI) Diverse Learning Environments survey. This data from current students will help the Diversity Progress Committee support the outlined short and long-term goals for working toward a more diverse and inclusive environment at Earlham. When you receive your invitation on Thursday, February 11, please participate and let us hear your voice. If you have any questions, contact Susan Lee at <leesu1@earlham.edu> or Polly Albright at <albripo@earlham.edu>.


STD Testing on Friday Afternoon

This Friday, February 12, from 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m., at the Health Services Office in Earlham Hall, testing for HIV, hepatitis C and syphilis will be offered by Erin of Aspire Indiana. Call 765-983-1328 to schedule an appointment.


Positive Sexuality House Valentine Making Day

Come make valentines, eat cookies and watch movies while learning about Earlham’s Positive Sexuality House. The event is Saturday, February 13, at 1:30 p.m., at Edwards House on 410 College Avenue. All supplies will be provided. For more information, contact Camille Barnard at <cebarna14@earlham.edu>.


Ash Wednesday is Today

Join the Questing Catholics for Ash Wednesday Mass. Meet Wednesday, February 10, at 5:55 p.m., in the lobby of the Center for Science and Technology. If you have any questions, email Lori Watson at <watsolo@earlham.edu>.


Students for a Free Tibet Table on Thursday

Curious about the Tibetan cause? Stop by the Students for a Free Tibet table in Runyan Center from Noon - 1:00 p.m., on Thursday, February 11, to learn more about the Tibetan cause and Tibetan Independence Day, and to take the Tibetan Flag Challenge. Students will be sharing information and passing out fliers and would be happy to answer any questions about Tibet and the Tibetan cause. For more information, contact Sonia Norton at <scnorton14@earlham.edu>.


Cracking the Codes Film on Friday Night

In celebrating Black History Month, the Black Student Union (BSU) will be showing a film called “Cracking the Codes,” on Friday, February 12, from 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m., in Dennis Hall - Room 110. This film asks America to talk about the causes and consequences of systemic inequity. Designed for dialogue, the film works to disentangle internal beliefs, attitudes and pre-judgments within, and it builds skills to address the structural drivers of social and economic inequities. Cracking the Codes supports institutions and communities to deepen and shift the framing of racial disparities. It believes the current conversation is not only shallow, but actually harmful. It continues to primarily focus on individuals, when institutional and structural inequities are the bigger problem. The film contains three sections that correspond to World Trust’s framing of the self-perpetuating system of racial inequity: Section 1: Social Determinants: History, Identity; Section 2: Internal Components: Bias, Privilege, Internalized Racism; Section 3: External Relationships: Interpersonal, Institutional, Structural. For more information, please contact either Alcioné Frederick at <fredeal@earlham.edu>, Abou-Nica Fomukong at <anfomuk13@earlham.edu> or Asia Mapp at <ajmapp12@earlham.edu>.


Apply to Live in Japan House; Russell House Open House Tonight

Are you interested in the Japanese language or culture? Apply to live in Japan House for the 2016-2017 school year. Russell House will be holding an open house to show you what the house is like to live in and to answer any questions you might have. Come to Russell House at 610 National Road West on Wednesday, February 10, from 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m., if you would like to live in Japan House next year. All potential applicants are invited. For more information, contact Cheyenne Parker at <cdparker14@earlham.edu>.


Adventure Summit 2016 Pre-Trip Meeting Tonight

There is a mandatory meeting if you plan to attend the Adventure Summit sponsored by the Outdoors Club this Friday and Saturday, February 12-13. The meeting takes place Wednesday, February 10, at 9:00 p.m., in the Outdoor Education Center. If you have questions, comments or concerns, please contact Lily Fishleder at <lnfishl13@earlham.edu>, Erin Lewis at <ellewis13@earlham.edu> or Ai Lena Tomioka at <altomio15@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 Accepting Submissions Through Sunday

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. Papers from all disciplines are welcome as long as they contain an element of historical inquiry. Accepted papers are usually more than five pages, but this is not set in stone. 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 Tonight

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. Read more at <http://www.goearlham.com/sports/wbkb/2015-16/releases/20160208kkrnm8>.


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 This Afternoon

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>.


Open Mic Night at Music House Tonight

Music House will be hosting “Katmandu - an Open Mic Night” on Wednesday, February 10, from 9:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. Music House (or Doan House) is located at 306 College Avenue, behind the Public Safety Office. Music, poetry, spoken word and other forms of entertainment are welcome. All are welcome and you are invited to bring a friend. For more information, visit the Music House’s Facebook page at <https://www.facebook.com/MUSIC-HOUSE-728199710588612/?fref=ts>.


Nice Try Live Show and Valentine’s Party on Friday Night

WECI presents Nice Try, a live band from Bloomington, this Friday, February 12, at the former Free Store in the Runyan Center basement. There’ll be a photobooth, dancing and valentine gifts. It’s the perfect way to start your Valentine’s Day weekend. Doors open at 8:30 p.m. Nice Try will go on around 9:00 p.m., and dancing will follow. Come support your local radio station and have fun doing it. For more information, contact Camille Barnard at <cebarna14@earlham.edu>.


The Sweetheart’s Dance is Saturday Night

With Valentine’s Day being right around the corner, what better way to celebrate than at the Sweetheart’s Dance. Black Ladies United at Earlham (B.L.U.E.) and Black Men United (B.M.U.) will be hosting this annual event on Saturday, February 13, from 9:00 p.m. - Midnight, at Trueblood Fieldhouse in the Athletics and Wellness Center. Admission is free, so come enjoy some music, dance, take pictures at the photo booth, and more. For more information, contact Kiara Scott at <klscott12@earlham.edu>.


Diverse Learning Environments Survey

As part of the ongoing work of the Diversity Progress Committee, Earlham is administering the Higher Education Research Institute (HERI) Diverse Learning Environments survey. This data from current students will help the Diversity Progress Committee support the outlined short and long-term goals for working toward a more diverse and inclusive environment at Earlham. When you receive your invitation on Thursday, February 11, please participate and let us hear your voice. If you have any questions, contact Susan Lee at <leesu1@earlham.edu> or Polly Albright at <albripo@earlham.edu>.


STD Testing on Friday Afternoon

This Friday, February 12, from 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m., at the Health Services Office in Earlham Hall, testing for HIV, hepatitis C and syphilis will be offered by Erin of Aspire Indiana. Call 765-983-1328 to schedule an appointment.


Positive Sexuality House Valentine Making Day

Come make valentines, eat cookies and watch movies while learning about Earlham’s Positive Sexuality House. The event is Saturday, February 13, at 1:30 p.m., at Edwards House on 410 College Avenue. All supplies will be provided. For more information, contact Camille Barnard at <cebarna14@earlham.edu>.


Conversation on Eco-Spirituality

The 2016 Earlham School of Religion (ESR) Spirituality Gathering is Saturday, February 27, featuring keynote speaker Philip Clayton. The theme of this year’s gathering is “Justice Lives in Relationship: The Poetry and Practice of Eco-Spirituality.” The day includes the keynote speaker, two workshops, breakfast and lunch. Students can attend for $25, all others for $45 until February 19, $50 after. Full information on the ESR website at: <http://esr.earlham.edu/news-events/events/2016-spirituality-gathering> or email Mandy Ford at <fordma@earlham.edu>.


Ash Wednesday is Today

Join the Questing Catholics for Ash Wednesday Mass. Meet Wednesday, February 10, at 5:55 p.m., in the lobby of the Center for Science and Technology. If you have any questions, email Lori Watson at <watsolo@earlham.edu>.


Students for a Free Tibet Table on Thursday

Curious about the Tibetan cause? Stop by the Students for a Free Tibet table in Runyan Center from Noon - 1:00 p.m., on Thursday, February 11, to learn more about the Tibetan cause and Tibetan Independence Day, and to take the Tibetan Flag Challenge. Students will be sharing information and passing out fliers and would be happy to answer any questions about Tibet and the Tibetan cause. For more information, contact Sonia Norton at <scnorton14@earlham.edu>.


Looking for Your True Love? See “The Boy in Black” in McDaniel Studio Theatre This Weekend

Whether you’re a girl looking for a boy, a boy looking for a boy, a girl looking for a girl, or a boy looking for a girl, finding your mate is as easy as filling out a color chart in Tony Meneses’ poignant story — unless you’re the boy in black. Searching in a sea of grey, the boy in black struggles to find someone with whom he can share his color. He must navigate through relationships, heartbreak, and the loneliness of grey while watching his friends fall in love around him. Search for love, celebrate happiness, share in the heartbreak, but most of all, find yourself and let the rest go. Performances are Friday and Saturday, February 12-13, at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, February 14, at 2:00 p.m., in the McDaniel Studio Theatre in the Center for the Visual and Performing Arts. One ticket is free with an Earlham ID. Pick up tickets in advance at the Box Office; there is limited seating. The approximate running time is 80 minutes. For more information, contact Lynn Perkins Socey at <perkily@earlham.edu>.


Cracking the Codes Film on Friday Night

In celebrating Black History Month, the Black Student Union (BSU) will be showing a film called “Cracking the Codes,” on Friday, February 12, from 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m., in Dennis Hall - Room 110. This film asks America to talk about the causes and consequences of systemic inequity. Designed for dialogue, the film works to disentangle internal beliefs, attitudes and pre-judgments within, and it builds skills to address the structural drivers of social and economic inequities. Cracking the Codes supports institutions and communities to deepen and shift the framing of racial disparities. It believes the current conversation is not only shallow, but actually harmful. It continues to primarily focus on individuals, when institutional and structural inequities are the bigger problem. The film contains three sections that correspond to World Trust’s framing of the self-perpetuating system of racial inequity: Section 1: Social Determinants: History, Identity; Section 2: Internal Components: Bias, Privilege, Internalized Racism; Section 3: External Relationships: Interpersonal, Institutional, Structural. For more information, please contact either Alcioné Frederick at <fredeal@earlham.edu>, Abou-Nica Fomukong at <anfomuk13@earlham.edu> or Asia Mapp at <ajmapp12@earlham.edu>.


Apply to Live in Japan House; Russell House Open House Tonight

Are you interested in the Japanese language or culture? Apply to live in Japan House for the 2016-2017 school year. Russell House will be holding an open house to show you what the house is like to live in and to answer any questions you might have. Come to Russell House at 610 National Road West on Wednesday, February 10, from 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m., if you would like to live in Japan House next year. All potential applicants are invited. For more information, contact Cheyenne Parker at <cdparker14@earlham.edu>.


Adventure Summit 2016 Pre-Trip Meeting Tonight

There is a mandatory meeting if you plan to attend the Adventure Summit sponsored by the Outdoors Club this Friday and Saturday, February 12-13. The meeting takes place Wednesday, February 10, at 9:00 p.m., in the Outdoor Education Center. If you have questions, comments or concerns, please contact Lily Fishleder at <lnfishl13@earlham.edu>, Erin Lewis at <ellewis13@earlham.edu> or Ai Lena Tomioka at <altomio15@earlham.edu>.


Basketball Teams Host Doubleheader on Saturday

The Earlham College basketball teams host Hanover College in Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference action on Saturday, February 13, at Schuckman Court in the Druley Performance Gymnasium. Tip-off time for the women’s contest is 2:00 p.m., and the men’s game follows at 4:00 p.m. Read more at <www.goearlham.com>.


Valentine’s Day Trail Rides on Sunday

Come bring your sweetheart (or just your friends) to enjoy a trail ride on the lovely Earlham Barn Co-op Horses this Sunday, February 14, from 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Tickets to the trail rides will be sold all week in Runyan Center over lunch for $3, and they will be $5 at the door. All profits will support the Earlham Equestrian Team. For more information contact Carly Taylor at <crtaylor14@earlham.edu>.


Valentine’s Day Candy Grams

Support the Earlham College Equestrian Team and send your friends a Candy Gram. The team will be tabling in Runyan Center every day during the week leading up to Valentine’s Day Weekend. Candy Grams will be 50 cents each and the team will deliver them to your friend’s door with your personalized message. For more information, contact Carly Taylor at <crtaylor14@earlham.edu>.


Student/Faculty Brown Bag Concert on Friday

This week's Brown Bag Concert features student and faculty “works in progress,” including Grace Jencks playing parts of her senior horn recital, Hannah Irvine playing some movements from the Bach suites for solo cello (on the viola), and Forrest Tobey mixing up the Bach and Shostakivich Preludes and Fugues. Other surprises, too, at this event to be held in the Birenbaum Atrium in the Center for the Visual and Performing Arts.


Let’s Talk About Healthy Relationships

In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, Counseling Services invites students and faculty to join MSW Student Intern Felicia Miller, BSW, in a discussion about healthy relationships. This presentation will be on Friday, February 12, from Noon - 1:00 p.m., in the Athletics and Wellness Center - Room 2240. Refreshments will be provided. For more information, contact Felicia Miller, BSW, at <millefe@earlham.edu>.


Potluck Dinner at French House on Friday

La Maison Française, at 416 College Avenue, is hosting an open potluck on Friday, February 12, at 6:00 p.m. Anyone is welcome as is any language spoken at any level. Feel free to come and go as needed, just bring something to share and enjoy some good food and good multilingual conversation. For more information, contact Lydia Jewett at <ljmille12@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 Accepting Submissions Through Sunday

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. Papers from all disciplines are welcome as long as they contain an element of historical inquiry. Accepted papers are usually more than five pages, but this is not set in stone. 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 Tonight

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. Read more at <http://www.goearlham.com/sports/wbkb/2015-16/releases/20160208kkrnm8>.


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 This Afternoon

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>.


Open Mic Night at Music House Tonight

Music House will be hosting “Katmandu - an Open Mic Night” on Wednesday, February 10, from 9:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. Music House (or Doan House) is located at 306 College Avenue, behind the Public Safety Office. Music, poetry, spoken word and other forms of entertainment are welcome. All are welcome and you are invited to bring a friend. For more information, visit the Music House’s Facebook page at <https://www.facebook.com/MUSIC-HOUSE-728199710588612/?fref=ts>.


Nice Try Live Show and Valentine’s Party on Friday Night

WECI presents Nice Try, a live band from Bloomington, this Friday, February 12, at the former Free Store in the Runyan Center basement. There’ll be a photobooth, dancing and valentine gifts. It’s the perfect way to start your Valentine’s Day weekend. Doors open at 8:30 p.m. Nice Try will go on around 9:00 p.m., and dancing will follow. Come support your local radio station and have fun doing it. For more information, contact Camille Barnard at <cebarna14@earlham.edu>.


The Sweetheart’s Dance is Saturday Night

With Valentine’s Day being right around the corner, what better way to celebrate than at the Sweetheart’s Dance. Black Ladies United at Earlham (B.L.U.E.) and Black Men United (B.M.U.) will be hosting this annual event on Saturday, February 13, from 9:00 p.m. - Midnight, at Trueblood Fieldhouse in the Athletics and Wellness Center. Admission is free, so come enjoy some music, dance, take pictures at the photo booth, and more. For more information, contact Kiara Scott at <klscott12@earlham.edu>.


Diverse Learning Environments Survey

As part of the ongoing work of the Diversity Progress Committee, Earlham is administering the Higher Education Research Institute (HERI) Diverse Learning Environments survey. This data from current students will help the Diversity Progress Committee support the outlined short and long-term goals for working toward a more diverse and inclusive environment at Earlham. When you receive your invitation on Thursday, February 11, please participate and let us hear your voice. If you have any questions, contact Susan Lee at <leesu1@earlham.edu> or Polly Albright at <albripo@earlham.edu>.


STD Testing on Friday Afternoon

This Friday, February 12, from 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m., at the Health Services Office in Earlham Hall, testing for HIV, hepatitis C and syphilis will be offered by Erin of Aspire Indiana. Call 765-983-1328 to schedule an appointment.


Positive Sexuality House Valentine Making Day

Come make valentines, eat cookies and watch movies while learning about Earlham’s Positive Sexuality House. The event is Saturday, February 13, at 1:30 p.m., at Edwards House on 410 College Avenue. All supplies will be provided. For more information, contact Camille Barnard at <cebarna14@earlham.edu>.


Conversation on Eco-Spirituality

The 2016 Earlham School of Religion (ESR) Spirituality Gathering is Saturday, February 27, featuring keynote speaker Philip Clayton. The theme of this year’s gathering is “Justice Lives in Relationship: The Poetry and Practice of Eco-Spirituality.” The day includes the keynote speaker, two workshops, breakfast and lunch. Students can attend for $25, all others for $45 until February 19, $50 after. Full information on the ESR website at: <http://esr.earlham.edu/news-events/events/2016-spirituality-gathering> or email Mandy Ford at <fordma@earlham.edu>.


Ash Wednesday is Today

Join the Questing Catholics for Ash Wednesday Mass. Meet Wednesday, February 10, at 5:55 p.m., in the lobby of the Center for Science and Technology. If you have any questions, email Lori Watson at <watsolo@earlham.edu>.


Students for a Free Tibet Table on Thursday

Curious about the Tibetan cause? Stop by the Students for a Free Tibet table in Runyan Center from Noon - 1:00 p.m., on Thursday, February 11, to learn more about the Tibetan cause and Tibetan Independence Day, and to take the Tibetan Flag Challenge. Students will be sharing information and passing out fliers and would be happy to answer any questions about Tibet and the Tibetan cause. For more information, contact Sonia Norton at <scnorton14@earlham.edu>.


Looking for Your True Love? See “The Boy in Black” in McDaniel Studio Theatre This Weekend

Whether you’re a girl looking for a boy, a boy looking for a boy, a girl looking for a girl, or a boy looking for a girl, finding your mate is as easy as filling out a color chart in Tony Meneses’ poignant story — unless you’re the boy in black. Searching in a sea of grey, the boy in black struggles to find someone with whom he can share his color. He must navigate through relationships, heartbreak, and the loneliness of grey while watching his friends fall in love around him. Search for love, celebrate happiness, share in the heartbreak, but most of all, find yourself and let the rest go. Performances are Friday and Saturday, February 12-13, at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, February 14, at 2:00 p.m., in the McDaniel Studio Theatre in the Center for the Visual and Performing Arts. One ticket is free with an Earlham ID. Pick up tickets in advance at the Box Office; there is limited seating. The approximate running time is 80 minutes. For more information, contact Lynn Perkins Socey at <perkily@earlham.edu>.


Cracking the Codes Film on Friday Night

In celebrating Black History Month, the Black Student Union (BSU) will be showing a film called “Cracking the Codes,” on Friday, February 12, from 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m., in Dennis Hall - Room 110. This film asks America to talk about the causes and consequences of systemic inequity. Designed for dialogue, the film works to disentangle internal beliefs, attitudes and pre-judgments within, and it builds skills to address the structural drivers of social and economic inequities. Cracking the Codes supports institutions and communities to deepen and shift the framing of racial disparities. It believes the current conversation is not only shallow, but actually harmful. It continues to primarily focus on individuals, when institutional and structural inequities are the bigger problem. The film contains three sections that correspond to World Trust’s framing of the self-perpetuating system of racial inequity: Section 1: Social Determinants: History, Identity; Section 2: Internal Components: Bias, Privilege, Internalized Racism; Section 3: External Relationships: Interpersonal, Institutional, Structural. For more information, please contact either Alcioné Frederick at <fredeal@earlham.edu>, Abou-Nica Fomukong at <anfomuk13@earlham.edu> or Asia Mapp at <ajmapp12@earlham.edu>.


Apply to Live in Japan House; Russell House Open House Tonight

Are you interested in the Japanese language or culture? Apply to live in Japan House for the 2016-2017 school year. Russell House will be holding an open house to show you what the house is like to live in and to answer any questions you might have. Come to Russell House at 610 National Road West on Wednesday, February 10, from 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m., if you would like to live in Japan House next year. All potential applicants are invited. For more information, contact Cheyenne Parker at <cdparker14@earlham.edu>.


Adventure Summit 2016 Pre-Trip Meeting Tonight

There is a mandatory meeting if you plan to attend the Adventure Summit sponsored by the Outdoors Club this Friday and Saturday, February 12-13. The meeting takes place Wednesday, February 10, at 9:00 p.m., in the Outdoor Education Center. If you have questions, comments or concerns, please contact Lily Fishleder at <lnfishl13@earlham.edu>, Erin Lewis at <ellewis13@earlham.edu> or Ai Lena Tomioka at <altomio15@earlham.edu>.


Basketball Teams Host Doubleheader on Saturday

The Earlham College basketball teams host Hanover College in Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference action on Saturday, February 13, at Schuckman Court in the Druley Performance Gymnasium. Tip-off time for the women’s contest is 2:00 p.m., and the men’s game follows at 4:00 p.m. Read more at <www.goearlham.com>.


Valentine’s Day Trail Rides on Sunday

Come bring your sweetheart (or just your friends) to enjoy a trail ride on the lovely Earlham Barn Co-op Horses this Sunday, February 14, from 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Tickets to the trail rides will be sold all week in Runyan Center over lunch for $3, and they will be $5 at the door. All profits will support the Earlham Equestrian Team. For more information contact Carly Taylor at <crtaylor14@earlham.edu>.


Valentine’s Day Candy Grams

Support the Earlham College Equestrian Team and send your friends a Candy Gram. The team will be tabling in Runyan Center every day during the week leading up to Valentine’s Day Weekend. Candy Grams will be 50 cents each and the team will deliver them to your friend’s door with your personalized message. For more information, contact Carly Taylor at <crtaylor14@earlham.edu>.


Student/Faculty Brown Bag Concert on Friday

This week's Brown Bag Concert features student and faculty “works in progress,” including Grace Jencks playing parts of her senior horn recital, Hannah Irvine playing some movements from the Bach suites for solo cello (on the viola), and Forrest Tobey mixing up the Bach and Shostakivich Preludes and Fugues. Other surprises, too, at this event to be held in the Birenbaum Atrium in the Center for the Visual and Performing Arts.


Let’s Talk About Healthy Relationships

In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, Counseling Services invites students and faculty to join MSW Student Intern Felicia Miller, BSW, in a discussion about healthy relationships. This presentation will be on Friday, February 12, from Noon - 1:00 p.m., in the Athletics and Wellness Center - Room 2240. Refreshments will be provided. For more information, contact Felicia Miller, BSW, at <millefe@earlham.edu>.


Potluck Dinner at French House on Friday

La Maison Française, at 416 College Avenue, is hosting an open potluck on Friday, February 12, at 6:00 p.m. Anyone is welcome as is any language spoken at any level. Feel free to come and go as needed, just bring something to share and enjoy some good food and good multilingual conversation. For more information, contact Lydia Jewett at <ljmille12@earlham.edu>.


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