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Week 6 Fall Quarter

Spotlights • Academic Advising • Events • Job Opportunities • Public Meetings Scholarships • Basic Needs Resources • Commuter Resources • Campus Resources 
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UCSD Veterans Week
The Student Veterans Resource Center invites you to join us next week for UC San Diego’s Veterans Week 2019. UCSD Veterans Week is a campus-wide, awareness and community-building event to recognize our veterans and celebrate their contributions to our campus and community. Celebrate the week with an event everyday of the week at UCSD in honor of our veterans.
Learn more about each event throughout the week

Celebrate Veterans Week from Monday November 4th to Friday November 8th all over campus!



Toasty Advice
Can't make it to walk-ins? Need a quick snack? Come join your Sixth College Academic Advisors and RAs for FREE food and advice! We'll be serving some TOASTY grilled cheese and garlic bread, and your advisors will be available to answer questions! Please note: Toasty Advice is intended for quick enrollment questions. For long-term academic planning, please schedule an appointment by calling 858-534-9001 after meeting with your major department.

Come out to the Lodge from 3pm-5pm on Tuesday November 5th and the Dogghouse from 3pm-5pm on Wednesday November 13th



APIMEDIA Community Time!
The Asian Pacific Islander Middle Eastern Desi American (APIMEDIA) Program invites all to come together, learn, and hang out in a safe and open environment

Come out to the Dogghouse from 4pm-6pm on every Wednesday. This week, get free candy and blue books!

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APIMEDIA: Discovering Your Career Compass
Learn strategies that help you consider your strengths, your personal values, and your cultural values to find direction to lead you on your academic and career paths.

Come out to the Dogghouse from 5pm-6pm on Wednesday November 6th



Asian American Representation in Hollywood
Writer and Director Eric Lin Hsu will display a gallery of written, photographic, and film art concerning the history of Asian American Representation in Hollywood films. UC San Diego Alumna, activist, and industry-insider Emma Quan will join Eric to discuss the entertainment industry, the emergence of wider Asian American representation, and where work still needs to be done. Hosted by Sixth College.

Come out to the Student Services Center from 7pm-9pm on Wednesday November 6th. Free food sponsored by Taco Villa.



 Sixth College's "Women in the Arts: Las Hermanas Iglesias"
Join us for a Performative Artist Talk by Janelle and Lisa Iglesias that explores issues of hybridity, social participation, and transnational identities. Free and open to the public. Refreshments provided.
Come out to Visual Art Facility (VAF) Performance Space, next to Sixth College from 5pm-7pm on Wednesday November 13th

Click here to RSVP your seat



International and Out-Of-State Sixers in Leadership
Want to get involved in Sixth? Want to know different leadership opportunities that Sixth College has to offer? Have questions about application processes and deadlines? Join the Outreach to hear about experiences from student leaders and professional staff in Sixth College! You will also have the opportunity to network 1:1 with them! Free snacks and drinks will be provided.

Come out to the Sixth Dogghouse from 2pm-4pm on Friday November 15th
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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.
You can also contact us by phone at (858) 534-9001
CAT 125R is the online version of CAT 125. Both CAT 125R and CAT 125 fulfill the Sixth College requirement. Search on Webreg to plan or enroll in a section.





Asian American Studies Major/Minor Discussion
Interested in majoring in Asian American Studies? Come out to our discussion to learn more about a potential Asian American and Pacific Islander Studies major and minor, learn about the history of Asian American Studies at UC San Diego, and meet some of the faculty interested in teaching courses for the program. Refreshments provided.
Monday November 4th, at 12pm at the Marshall College Room, PC West
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Foundations of Well Being Discussion
Come spend an entertaining and informative 90 minutes hosted by CAPS examining six fundamental lifestyle areas. You will leave with a wealth of practical tips you can immediately use to make changes that will help you manage your stress, improve your mood, and enhance your life satisfaction.
Tuesday November 5th, from 3:30pm-5:00pm at Murray's Place, Student Health Services Center.






Open Dyalog
 Open Dyalog is a non-profit student organization that hosts weekly open discussions on different topics every Tuesday. Come join us this week for our open discussion on Immigration on November 5th. All thoughts and perspectives are welcome. Free pizza will be provided.
Tuesday, November 5th from 6:30pm-7:30pm at Cross Cultural Center (2nd Floor PC)
Contact if you have any questions! 
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Quarterly Conversations in Global Health - Migrant Caravan
Join us for a discussion on the region’s largest so-called caravan on record and its impact on global health.
Wednesday November 6th, from 3pm-5:30pm at the Great Hall at International House
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Passport to Culture: Mexico
Earn your passport and "travel" to Hong Kong! Learn more about life & 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 in Hong Kong, please sign up here:
Sign Up!
Thursday November 7th, from 3pm-4pm at the I-House Kathmandu Lounge
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Morning Sign Out GBM #2
Interested in science literacy? Morning Sign Out will be having its second GBM of the quarter where we will enjoy free pizza and hear from Dr. Valenti, an optometrist specializing in vision therapy.
Thursday November 7th, from 8pm-9pm at the PC West Bear Room

Contact if you have any questions! 






Marine Corps' 244th Birthday Celebration 
The Student Veterans Organization will be hosting an event to celebrate the Marine Corps' 244th birthday! There will be a short ceremony to celebrate those currently serving and those who have served as well as the Marine’s rich history. The ceremony will be followed by cake and all are invited to attend. If you would like to attend RSVP here!
Friday November 8th, at 3pm at the Student Veterans Resource Center (located in the Old Student Center).

Contact if you have any questions! 
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2nd Annual WellFest Zero Waste Wellness Event
Learn to integrate wellness practices into your new life at UC San Diego from HDH. Grab your roommates, gather your friends, and journey to WellFest, an afternoon of fitness, food, and fun! Shuttle stops at Rupertus Lane and Central Mesa. First shuttle leaves at 5:30pm. To register, sign up here!
Friday November 8th, from 6pm-10pm at the Birch Aquarium
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Anger and Conflict Management Seminar
Join us for an in-depth seminar hosted by CAPS to learn how to deal with conflict and anger. You will leave with valuable information that will help you improve your relationships, receiving both practical tips and a deeper understanding of where anger comes from and how to control it.
Tuesday November 12th, from 3:30pm-6:00pm at Murray's Place, Student Health Services Center.







DeWitt Higgs Memorial Lecture
Join Carmen G. Gonzalez in a discussion and examine the effects of climate change in racial subordination while evaluating the legal and policy responses to climate change.
Thursday, November 14th from 2pm-4pm at the Great Hall.









Move Your Body, Tone Your Mood
Learn basic mindful movements to reduce stress and improve mood!
Every Monday, from 10am-10:45am at the Zone next to Jamba Juice.
Learn more about the Zone






Gay Men's Relationship Forum
Join us for conversation and connection. This community forum addresses relationships, sexual health, community building and more.
Every Monday, from 2:30pm-4pm at the Women's Center Small group Room
Contact if you have any questions! 





Outreach Trivia Night
Venture over to Muir to meet new people and test your knowledge of various trivia categories! Each week one category will highlight California, another state and another country and the other three categories are miscellaneous! Free entry to all UCSD students and prizes for the winning team. Come with friends or by yourself to join a team of four!

Want to sponsor Outreach Trivia and spread awareness about your department/org? Sign up

Every Tuesday, from 7pm-8pm at Muir Woods Coffee House
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Learning Conversation Tables (TLC)
Come learn a new language by conversing with a host in a casual setting.
Every Tuesday, from 5pm-6pm at the Great Hall at International House.
Contact if you have any questions! 
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Asian American Community Forum
An informal drop-in group designed for Asian American students to discuss topics relevant to their experiences in a supportive environment. Bring your lunch and join us!
Every odd week on Tuesdays, from 12pm-1pm at the Cross Cultural Center Conference Room.
Contact Dr. Dianna Quach at (858) 534-7710 if you have any questions! 




Black Women's Collective
Join us for conversations about our experiences as Black women and connect with other women on campus. Dinner will be provided.
Every even week on Thursdays, from 5:00pm-6:30pm at the Women's Center
Contact if you have any questions! 




Outside the Box Discussion
Join us for an open dialogue hosted by CAPS and safe space of multiracial/multiethnic and other non-dominant identities to share personal experiences and be heard.
Every odd week on Thursdays, from 5:00pm-6:30pm at the Cross Cultural Center Tranquility Room
Contact if you have any questions! 






Job Opportunities

UCDC Internship at Washington, DC
Want a chance to intern at Washington DC? Apply to be part of the UCDC program! UCDC is an academic program that allows students to continue their studies and gain valuable on-the-job experience. Open to all majors, Washington, DC hosts extraordinary internship opportunities in every field. Learn more about UCDC here.

To apply for UCDC, apply here by November 18th. have any questions? Contact



Public Meetings

Sixth College Student Council (SCSC)
Thursdays, 5:15pm Main Conference Room
(2nd Floor of Pepper Canyon Hall)

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

Teal Team Sixth (SCSC Programming Committee)
Wednesday, 6pm
The Dogghouse
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Tech Committee
Thursdays, 7pm
Location Varies, Contact on Facebook for Location

Website | Facebook
Sixth College Community Board (CoBoard)
Mondays, 7pm
The Dogghouse

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Basic Needs Resources

Grocery Shuttle
We are excited to promote a free weekly shuttle service to Convoy and Balboa Ave! You can find various grocery stores like 99 Ranch Market, Balboa International Market, Food 4 Less, Zion Market, Tropical Star Market and Restaurant, and H-Mart. You can learn more about the route and various departure times as well as access several coupons and special offers for UCSD students here.We encourage anyone who is planning on shopping to bring your own grocery bags. See you there! Every Saturday from 12:00pm-7:30pm during Fall, Winter, & Spring Quarter excluding University holidays. Pick up at Mandeville Loop.

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

Campus Resources

Coffee and Dine with a Prof
Want to get to know a professor, faculty member, or graduate TA better? Get coffee or dinner with them through our Coffee With a Prof or Dine With a Prof program. Pick up a voucher at the Sixth Student Affairs Office, located at the second floor of Pepper Canyon Hall after reading the instructions here.
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