Husky Happenings

Legacy 2000 to host a screening and violence discussion Legacy 2000 will host a screening of a local documentary “Street Soldiers” and a panel discussion on violence in Boston. The screening will be Thursday in 20 West Village F at 6 p.m. The film examines how violence was established in the Boston community and discusses possible solutions to the problem. A question-and-answer session with the makers and subject of the film will follow the screening. The panel will include Mario Rodrigues, producer of the film; John Oluwole Adekoje, the film maker; Cindy Diggs, founder of Peace Boston/Star Peace Movement and a hip-hop activist; Gordana Rabrenovic, the associate director of the Brudnick Center on Violence ‘ Conflict at Northeastern; and Sharyn Hinton, Ujima Scholars Counselor and Jubilee College Age Ministry Counselor. Legacy 2000 is a mentoring program at Northeastern designed as a collaborative effort using time and skills of Black and Latino faculty, staff and students to enhance student retention. For more information contact Jonathan Santos Silva at [email protected] or at 617-373-3142.

– Mary Ann Georgantopoulos, News Staff

Public safety offers rape defense classes The Public Safety Division will host self-defense classes for Northeastern-affiliated women. Rape Aggression Self-Defense System (RAD) is a program designed to teach women how to avoid being raped and defend themselves against an attack. The Public Safety Division will teach women defensive concepts and techniques against various types of assaults by using easy self-defense tactics. All instructors are trained and certified. The course consists of three, four-hour classes that take place on March 15, 22 and 29 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. All classes are held in the Stetson East Living Learning Center. Workout clothes are required and the cost is $10 on a first-come, first-served basis. To sign up call 617-373-2697.

– Mary Ann Georgantopoulos, News Staff

Student Life Award nominations now being accepted Nominations for the Student Life Awards are now open to students to nominate an outstanding student group advisor or program leader. Nominations can be placed at www.curry.neu.edu/awards. The Student Life Awards will be April 18. All photographs of any student organization at events throughout the year can be sent to [email protected] to be part of the slideshow at this year’s awards. For additional information contact the Campus Activities Office, at 617-373-2642 or at [email protected]

– Mary Ann Georgantopoulos, News Staff

Asian American Center hosts stereotype workshop The Asian American Center is hosting a workshop on the Model Minority Stereotype with sociologist Vivan Louie. The event will be Thursday from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. in rooms 318-320 of the Curry Student Center. Louie is a sociologist with a focus on how immigrants and children of immigrants learn about and engage with the K-12, undergraduate and graduate educational system in the United States and develop identities. During the workshop she will focus on the Model Minority Stereotype, how this affects Asian American students and what educators need to know. For more information, visit www.neu.edu/aac.

– Mary Ann Georgantopoulos, News Staff

R-rated hypnotist comes to NU for third year Tickets are on sale at the Blackman Box Office for Frank Santos’ R-Rated Hypnotist’s show Friday, at 7 p.m. in Blackman Auditorium. Santos, a hypnotist and comedian, tours the country engaging his crowd with hypnotic powers of suggestion mixed with sexually implicative routines. Tickets are on sale for $5 each and two tickets can be purchased per NU ID. The event is sponsored by the Council of University Programs and Pi Kappa Alpha. This is the third consecutive year Santos has visited Northeastern.

– Mary Ann Georgantopoulos, News Staff

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