The student newspapers can get in big trouble if they do not print Letters to The Editor. I may have one soon.
All events are in Brooklyn unless noted and most are free. Most Brooklyn College events are in the Student Center (SUBO) unless noted.
Tuesday, May 16: Story Telling Carnival, 12-2 pm, East Quad. Ping Pong, 5:30-7 pm, Glenwood Room. Gene Editing, 4-6:30 pm, Maroney Room. Student Orientation, 5-8 pm, Bedford Room, GASP. Political Science Scholarship Awards, 6-9 pm, State Room. Student Symposium, 6-9 pm, Jefferson Room. Rene Depestre, Haitian Studies Event, 6-9 pm, Penthouse. International Student Graduation Party, 12-2 pm, State Room, Theater Department. Puppy Therapy?, 12-2:15 pm, Bedford Room, this was cancelled once already so check (718) 951-5712 or with CLAS student government. Lily Pond Concert, 12-2 pm. First Year Thursday: Time Management, 12-2 pm, West Quad. Establishing Your Career as an Actuary: MS in Actuarial Science at St. John’s University, 12:30-2 pm, 1141 Ingersoll Hall, sushi will be served, sponsored by the Actuarial Society and Math Club. Student Film Society Meeting,1-2 pm, WEB Building, 2nd floor, Room 228. End of Semester Celebration, 12:30-2 pm, Alumni Lounge (4th floor), LGBTA. Social Justice Series Part 6: It Takes A Village, 6-10 pm, Alumni Lounge (4th floor), NAACP, Black & Latino Male Initiative in an open discussion about the school to prison pipeline. Participants will discuss the ways which young children of color are criminalized throughout the American education system. There will be an emphasis on rethinking the ways we approach teaching both children and future educators. This event is cosponsored by The Urban Community Teachers’ Project and Nu Omega Chi Community Service Fraternity, Inc.
Off-Campus: Free bike helmets, 3-6:30 pm. A free fitting and giveaway of bike helmets, while supplies last. Brooklyn Public Library’s Central Branch, 10 Grand Army Plaza, between Eastern Parkway and Flatbush Avenue. Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana, 7:30 pm daily till Sunday, May 21, $25–$250. Spanish dance presents the world premieres of three new dance works. BAM Fisher, 321 Ashland Pl. between Hansen Place and Lafayette Avenue.
Wednesday, May 17: Gowanus’ Triple Bypass: Change Through Art, Design, and the Environment, 6:30 pm, $5. The Gowanus neighborhood has become emblematic of change and the forces impacting the Brooklyn experience: grassroots arts, environmental remediation, and real estate speculation. Join the fast-paced discussion. Brooklyn Historical Society, 128 Pierrepont St. at Clinton Street.