VU Today Sept. 23

Wednesday, Sept. 23


10:10 a.m. Textbook Reading Strategies – Murphy Center 332


Noon Mass – San Damiano Chapel


1:25 p.m. English 307 Workshop – Murphy Center 332


2–6 p.m. Healthy Living Week Farmer’s Market – Assisi Courtyard. Sponsored by Rec Sports.


3:30 p.m. Memory Strategies Workshop – Murphy Center 332


4 p.m. Academic Writing Workshop – Murphy Center 332


5 p.m. History Club Meeting – Murphy Center 378. No need to be a history major to join, just come to enjoy snacks and learn about the club’s events and activities.


7 p.m. Theology on Tap (Root Beer) – San Damiano Chapel. The Viterbo community is invited to attend this monthly event to discuss topics of faith and the issues of the world.


7:30 p.m. Bright Star Season Performance Dukes of Dixieland – Fine Arts Center Main Theatre


9 p.m. Taize Prayer – San Damiano Chapel


The first Lumen publication of the school year will be distributed today and can be found in various locations around campus. The Lumen also has an online site at


On Thursday, Sept. 24 fire alarm drills will occur in campus buildings between 1–3:30 p.m. When the fire alarm sounds, evacuate the building closing doors and any open windows as you leave. Upon exiting the building go to its designated outdoor rally point. Click for a listing of the designated outdoor rally points. Do not return to the building until advised to do so by a drill evaluator.


The VU Bookstore One-Day Sale has been extended through Sept. 23 in-store and online. Twenty-five percent off tees, tanks, hats, drink ware, and more. See store associate for details. Sale prices are available online until midnight Sept. 23.


Healthy Living Week: Today’s theme is Clean Environment/Sustainability.


Vote on your favorite 5K T-shirt for 2015Click here to view entries. The survey will close, Wednesday, Sept. 23.


VU College Democrats: Thursday, Sept. 24 from 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m. in Murphy Center 418, the VU College Democrats will have their first meeting of the semester. Come and connect with other like-minded individuals and help make plans for the future on campus and in the community. Pizza and drinks provided. Contact faculty representatives with questions: Marlene Fisher or Kim Nelson


Spots are still available for the Valleyfair trip. Cost is $25/participant and covers cost of ticket, transportation, and sack lunch. Sign up in the Office of Residence Life by Wednesday at 5 p.m. Sponsored by Student Activities Board.


Join Campus Ministry for its “Building Hope” service project on Saturday, Sept. 26 from 8 a.m.–noon. Students will have a chance to work as a team at a local Habitat for Humanity build site. Sign up in Campus Ministry in Murphy Center 340 or email by Wednesday, Sept. 23. Ten spots are available. Breakfast and snacks are provided.


Oktoberfest Tip: If you decide to drink this Oktoberfest, never accept a drink from someone you don’t know.


Campus Safety Fire Safety Tip: When leaving your room, apartment, or home always make sure the stove, iron, curling iron, etc. are turned off.