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Spring Quarter Week 10
 
 
Spotlights • Academic Advising • Events • Job Opportunities • Public Meetings 
Basic Needs Resources • Commuter Resources • Campus Resources
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Spotlights
 
 
 
CAT 124: Patrolling the Past to Explore the (de)Colonial Gaze
 
Are you interested in digital curation, data management, indigenous rights and representation, or decolonialism? Are you looking for a way to fulfill your Sixth College Practicum requirement? If so, consider taking CAT 124: Patrolling the Past to Explore the (de)Colonial Gaze during Summer Session I !

Course seminars will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
 
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Important Deadlines for Graduating Students!
 
June 15 : Deadline for student cap & gown rental orders at the Bookstore.
May 29: Grad Nite at the Bookstore.
 
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Sixth College Graduation Stoles ALMOST SOLD OUT! 
 
If you are graduating in June 2018, the Sixth College Graduation Stoles areALMOST GONE!  Buy yours fast! You can choose from a Special Limited Edition Commemorative Graduation Stole (pictured on the left), or a Timeless Graduation Stole (pictured on the right). Quantities are limited. When they are gone, they are GONE!
 
Buy Yours
 
 
 
Academic Advising
 
 
Located at The Hub in Pepper Canyon Hall (2nd floor) ( Website )

Have a question but can't walk in? Use our Virtual Advising Center ! Open 24/7.
 
 
 
 
 
SmartClassroom Reservations: Updated Link
 
The SmartClassroom provides space for Sixth College student organizations and students to work, experiment, and engage with each other in a STEM-to-STEAM mixed-use and collaborative space. It extends the principles of Sixth, a community made up of interdisciplinary majors with diverse backgrounds, and the college’s commitment to fostering and supporting students exploring the intersections of culture, art, and technology.

If you are a Sixth College student or organization wanting to reserve the SmartClassroom or its sound booth, please fill out the reservation form below.
 
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Events
 
 
 
CAPS Daily Drop-In Workshops for Spring 2018
 
Want to gain skills to increase well-being today? CAPS Daily Drop-In Workshops are open to all currently registered UCSD students. You do not need to make an appointment—simply show up and enjoy! These educational workshops are not professional counseling or psychotherapy. Learn more about the dates of each workshop in the link below.
 
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The Zone Annual Survey
 
Take our Zone Annual Survey! We want to hear from you! You will be entered for a chance to win a $50 gift card and weekly prizes. Our survey closes after Week 10.
 
Take Our Survey
 
 
 
Outreach Trivia Night
(Lase One!)
 
Venture over to Muir to meet new people and test your knowledge of various trivia categories! Free entry to all UCSD students and prizes for the winning team! Make this a weekly event and turn up the competition! All students welcome. Come with friends or by yourself to join a team of four! HappensMonday, June 4th, at 7pm in the Muir Woods Coffee House .
 
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Networking Workshop & Mixer for International Students
 
Want to learn how to establish and maintain connections through networking? The event will feature a presentation from the Center for Student Involvement (CSI) about "Initiating and Developing Relationships," as well as a networking mixer with several UCSD alumni. There will be free drinks and snacks provided! Happens Tuesday, June 5th, from 4:30-6pm at the Horizon Room in the Career Services Center .
 
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Language Conversation Tables: Spring 2018
 
LCTs are one of I-House's most popular programs and they involve a collection of tables each featuring a different language. There are hosts at each table that facilitate the learning of that language! LCTs provide students with the opportunity to learn another language the easier way by conversating. Happens every Tuesday at 6pm in the Great Hall .
 
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MFA Spring Readings
 
Graduating MFA Students Katherine Agard, Gina Alexandria, and Shelby London Salemi will be doing public, free readings of their works and poetry, speaking on topics including the perception of color, transgenerational trauma, and weird fiction. Happens Wednesday, June 6th, at 4:30pm in the Literature Building, Room 155 (de Carteau).
 
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Global Forum:
Mazotos, Cyprus: a 4th century BC shipwreck
 
A shipwreck lay underneath Mazoto, Cyprus for 2400 years was finally discovered in 2007 with a collection of assemblage. Join us for a lecture with Prof. Stella Domesticha from U of Cyprus on the modern excavations in maritime archaeology. HappensWednesday, June 6th, at 5pm in the Great Hall in I-House.
 
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Passport to Culture: Taiwan
 
Earn your passport and travel to Taiwan! Learn about life and culture from current students who have lived and studied in various regions of the world. Enjoy a taste of traditional food from the highlighted region each week. If you'd like to share your own experiences from Taiwan as a panelist, please fill out this form . Happens Thursday, June 7th, from 3-4pm at the I-House Kathmandu Lounge .
 
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Open Mic:
Women of Color Activism
 
UCSD's TMC 87: Women of Color Activism is hosting an Open Mic Night at Angela's Space celebrating women of color in activism, with an emphasis on the power and importance of "breaking the silence." Come perform or listen to fellow students read personal or selected works from the likes of Angela Davis, Yuri Kochiyama, Dolores Huerta, and more! Happens  Friday, June 8th, from 5-6:30pm at Angela's Space.Sign up to be a speaker here .
 
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Job Opportunities
 
 
 
Volunteer for Sixth College Commencement!
 
We are looking for enthusiastic students who would like to volunteer for Sixth College Commencement on Sunday June 17, 2018. The ceremony begins at 6:30pm; volunteers need to be available beginning at 5pm. Students living in residence in Sixth College may be approved for late check-out (Monday by Noon on June 18th). If you are interested in volunteering or need more information, please contact us!
 
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Sixth College Conference Funding Support
 
Sixth College encourages students to be actively engaged in research as well as creative and artistic forms of expression. This especially includes presentation at conferences of artistic or other projects and research papers either alone or jointly with other students or faculty mentors. More information can be found at Sixth College's home page .
 
Apply Here
 
 
 
Public Meetings
 
 
Sixth College Student Council (SCSC)
Thursdays, 5:15 PM
Main Conference Room
(2nd floor of Pepper Canyon Hall)
Email
Website

Culture Committee
Wednesdays, 5pm
The Lodge
Email

Arts Committee
TBA
Email

Tech Committee
Tuesdays, 7pm
TBA
Email

Spirit Committee
Thursdays, 4pm
The Dogghouse
Email
 
 
Festivals Committee
Wednesdays, 6pm
The Dogghouse
Email

Special Events (SPEC) Committee
Tuesdays, 5pm
The Dogghouse
Email

Marketing Committee
Thursdays, 8pm
The Dogghouse
Email

Rules Committee
TBA
Email

Finance Committee
Wednesdays, 1pm
Main Conference Room
(2nd floor of Pepper Canyon Hall)
Emaill

Sixth College Community Board (CoBoard)
Mondays, 7pm
The Dogghouse
Email
 
Sixth Video Production Club
Tuesdays, 7pm
Main Conference Room
(2nd floor of Pepper Canyon Hall)
Email
Website

Sixth Television Club
Tuesdays, 4pm
The Lodge
Email

Queer Sixers United (QSUN)
Mondays, 6pm
LGBT Resource Center
Email

Project Sixth
Second Sunday of every month, 7pm
Foodworx Dining Area
Email
Facebook Page

Sixth Transfer Organization and Commuter Society (UCSD STORCS)
Wednesdays, 11am
SSC 554A
Email
Facebook Group
 
 
 
 
Basic Needs Resources
 
 
 
 
 
 
Any registered UC San Diego student who is facing challenges with their access to adequate food, stable housing, or financial resources is encouraged to complete this form .
 
 
 
Food Recovery Network Distributions
 
Our mission is to help feed students and fight food insecurity. ALL foods offered were recovered and saved from becoming compost or trash. We have free prepared food accessible for international and undocumented students every Tuesdays from 3-4pm and every Fridays from 11am-12pm at The Hub in the Original Student Center. Bring your own plate and utensils!
 
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Commuter Resources
 
 
 
 
Sixth College Commuter Lounge
 
Cook in the kitchen, surf the web on the computers, take advantage in renting a locker, or watch TV. Just swipe your UCSD student ID at the door. Have questions? See the Sixth College Front Desk or contact Jesse Rapport, the Coordinator of Student Activities.
 
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Campus Resources
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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