ASI Recap: Lots of student events taking place

Anahi Lomeli, Copy Editor

The weekly meeting of Associated Students Inc. on Friday was full of announcements for events going on this month for students.

The Indigenous Faculty and Staff Association will be holding an event in honor of Native American Month on Nov. 17 from noon to 1 p.m. discussing the “truth about Thanks-giving”. Alumni Engagement re-ported having a drive-in movie event on Dec. 4. They will be playing “Elf.”

Campus Programming will be celebrating Inter-national Education Week. Wednesday will be Runner Hour at noon on campus. There will be a Brown Bag discussion on Thursday, Nov. 18. The topic will be Cross Cultural communication at noon on Zoom. A food and culture show will be held at the Runner Café at 7 p.m. Thursday afternoon. There will be a restaurant review on Cam-pus Programming’s Instagram page on Friday.

Student Affairs reported the Bakersfield Homeless Youth Committee honored CSU Bakersfield with a certificate of recognition in helping work toward ending youth homelessness. The Office of Student Involvement reported Nov. 17 is Bring a Buddy Day at the Food Pantry. Hunger and Homelessness Awareness will continue to receive donations for side dishes for Thanksgiving dinners (pre-packaged) at the Food Pantry.

Student Recreation re-ported a Leadership Development weekend Nov.19-21 for students who want to become troop leaders or simply want to gain confidence in regards to Out-door Adventures. The Student Recreation Center plans on remaining open during winter break Monday through Friday fro 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. starting Dec. 15. It will be closed Dec. 24-Jan. 2. They will also be closed Nov. 25-28 for Thanksgiving weekend.

The Environmental Protection Agency will be having a virtual outreach event for veterans and service members on Nov. 17 from noon to 1 p.m. as well as on Nov. 18 from noon to 1 p.m. via Zoom. The Director of Sustain-ability will be holding a Gardening in Small Spaces event. There will be two sessions: 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Nov. 18 in-person at the Edible Garden. Get free seeds and learn how to start your own tiny garden.