WSU-Rochester will host Mixed Blood Theatre: Daughters of Africa at 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 5, in Hill Theater.
The one-woman show, written by Syl Jones, directed by Warren C. Bowles, and featuring Tatiana Williams, features the music driven history of the triumphs and accomplishments of African American women. The performance showcases a collection of profiles of both famous and forgotten remarkable women who are celebrated and overlooked by history. The show is fueled by Lena Horne, Aretha Franklin, Queen Latifah, and many others.
WSU's Phi Theta Chi Sorority will host Buy-a-Date with a Phi Thet at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 8, in the Student Activity Center, Kryzsko Commons.
Phi Theta Chi Sorority will auction off members for two hours of service. This includes Chauffeurs, Cooks, Personal Trainers, and a sponsored Valentines Date. All proceeds will go towards the Fight against Childhood Cancer.
WSU's Alliance of Student Organizations will host its monthly meetings for club presidents and treasurers at 4 p.m. Monday, Feb. 8, and 4 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 9, in the Harriet Johnson Auditorium, Somsen Hall, ITV ST 116.
To remain an active club on WSU's campus, clubs must attend one meeting a month.
WSU's Common Book will host a film screening of Precious Knowledge at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 8, in the Science Laboratory Center, room 120.
The film examines the Mexican-American Studies Program at Tucson High School, a national model of educational success, with 100% of enrolled students graduating from high school and 85% going on to attend college. The film documents the school's innovative social-justice curriculum and the student response to the Arizona legislature's attempts to shut it down.
Winona State Athletics and the Winona State Student-Athlete Advisory Committee will host the annual "Warriors Got Talent!" featuring Warrior student-athletes at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 8, in McCown Gymnasium.
Admission is $1. Attendees are asked to bring extra cash as the audience will have the opportunity to vote for their favorite performance by putting money into that team's bucket.
All proceeds will be donated to the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
WSU's Recovery Warriors Support Group will screen the documentary "The Anonymous People" at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 9, in the lower level of Kryzsko Commons.
The documentary is about the 23 million Americans living in long-term recovery from alcohol and other drug addictions. Addiction recovery advocates have come out of the shadows and are organizing to end discrimination and move toward recovery-based solutions. The Anonymous People is told through the faces and voices of citizens, leaders, volunteers, corporate executives, public figures, and celebrities who are laying it all on the line to save the lives of others just like them.
WSU's French Club will screen the film "Paris, je t'aime" at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 9, in the Science Laboratory Center, room 120.
In this 2006 anthology film, 20 acclaimed filmmakers from around the world look at love in the City of Lights in 18 vignettes. Each short story is named for a different neighborhood in the city and features a different cast and director(s). Most of the tales deal with the ups and downs of romance, and all take place in one day.
WSU's CLASP Series will host Colette Hyman as she presents, "How Teaching at a Tribal College Changed My Life—Or at Least My Teaching" at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 10, in Stark 103.
Hyman will discuss her experience of teaching this past summer at Sisseton Wahpeton College on the Lake Traverse Reservation of the Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate in Sisseton, S.D. and how that reshaped her thinking and teaching of U.S. history and scholarship on Dakota Women.
Congratulations to Anne Johnson, last Friday's Warrior Jobs Challenge Winner of $50 in purple pass dollars.
To be entered into this Friday's drawing, complete your Warrior Jobs profile and upload a resume to your Warrior Jobs account. (To win you must be in good academic standing and enrolled in at least 6 credits at WSU.)
Angela Lallemont, legal studies, was named to the 2015 list of 10 Best Family Law Attorneys for Client Satisfaction. The American Institute of Family Law Attorneys is a third-party attorney rating organization that publishes an annual list of the Top 10 Family Law Attorneys in each state. The "10 Best" list is based on client and/or peer nominations, thorough research, and AIOFLA's independent evaluation.
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