Newsletter: Fall 2013, Week 8

Fall 2013, Week 8

** VSU – Weekly Member Newsletter – Fall, Week 8 ————————————————————

** VSU Typhoon Releif Featured on PacTies

** We appreciate all of the donations and support from all of you!
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** VCN 2014 || Neon Nights– Hollywood Edition

** Support VCN and go down to one of Hollywood’s hottest clubs!


Thursday Week 8. You’re practically done (or maybe not) with your midterms. Either case, it’s about time to take a break from that study grind and go out and have fun! So what’re you gonna do that night?
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It is neon themed, so show your support for VCN by dancing the night away with us in your brightest, sexiest and neon-est clothes! Buy your tickets from any VCN staff member ASAP (:
[$15 ticket; $5 bus]

Fun features of the night:
+ DJ’s play hip hop, top 40, and EDM all through the night
+ 2 different rooms to dance and party (Dim Mak and Room 86)
+ 2 fully stocked bars
+ an indoor smoking lounge
+ midnight costume contest
+ glowtoy and candy giveaways
+ special performance by Samahang Modern ( !!

** Grab your tickets from the following VCN Staff Members:

* Teri Nguyen
* Suzanna Tran
* Tony Nguyen
* Matt Le
* Chris Vo
* Hoang Vuong
* Breigh Dang
* Julia Tran
* Vu Pham

* Jonathon Le
* Andrea Nguyen
* Joseph Choi
* Laurie Allred
* Tiffany Chow
* Kristeen Chu
* Jessy Nguyen
* Justin Nguyen

VCN Clubbing Event (

** Need to Fill an Ethnic Studies Requirement?

** Take a look at this awesome student-facilitated course!

UCLA Students: Still need to fulfill that ethnic studies requirement?
Course Topic: “Student Coalition Building, Organizing for Social Change”

This class is a 4-unit, upper-div course that will give you the opportunity to learn and practice coalition building among different student groups on-campus. This class will also empower you with the knowledge to create and maintain various forms of coalition building so that you can achieve goals and effectively and efficiently tackle issues you care about by forming stronger relationships with other student bodies.

Listed under Asian-Am Studies M168 and cross-listed with Afro-Am Studies M118, American Indian Studies M118 & Chicana/o Studies M118

Class meets every Friday 11:00 AM – 2:50 PM.
Asian-Am Studies M168 on UCLA Registrar (

** SEA CLEAR Announcements

** Retention happenings delivered right to your doorstep!
Wellshop Series #3: How I Walk My Life

With midterms and finals coming closer, wouldn’t you like a moment to relax from it all? How do you choose to take a step back from the world, to reflect on your actions and understand why you are the person standing today?

SEA CLEAR and the Association of Hmong Students are hosting a workshop that is unique to discovering the many paths students take for their personal beliefs and life philosophies. We will be focusing on the importance of spirituality for us as students and how it plays a role in our own individual cultures.

When: Wednesday Week 8, November 20 at 6:00pm
Where: Kerckhoff State Room 133

Come join us for a night of personal growth and development that will lead you to explore new walks of life!

Link to the Facebook Event HERE ( .

‘Tis the SEAson
Come out and join SEA CLEAR for its holiday event: Tis the SEAson! We will be making chalk mugs, putting on white elephant, and having fun in more holiday festivities so don’t miss out! Tis the SEAson will also be a potluck so be sure to bring your favorite dish!!! Lets make sure we get a feast, stuff ourselves, then roll around after . . . or be in a food coma. So mark your calendars and come hang out with your family at UCLA!
If you want to make chalk mug, there is a small fee to participate:
$5: Mug + Chalk Paint + Stencils + Chalk + candy cane
$3 (bring a ceramic of your choice): Chalk Paint + stencils + chalk + candy cane
* When: Friday, November 22, 2013, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
* Where: Rolfe 1301 (same place as Mentorship Revelations)
* What to bring: A potluck dish and A white elephant gift worth $5
* What you need to do: SIGN UP FOR THE EVENT!!! ASAP!!! We need a headcount to see how many peeps are attending so we know how much food to supply.

Link to sign up for event HERE ( .
Link to the Facebook Event HERE ( .

SEA CLEAR’s Finals Care Packages are FINALly here!

Energy food, stationery goodies, tea, coffee and more for ONLY $5!! Surprise your friends/roommates/mentees/mentors/romantic partners/enemies/cute classmates with an adorable care package to help get them through finals!

Delivery available to the Hill, ALL Access and Retention projects cubicles in the Student Activities Center, and the SEA CLEAR cubicle in the Student Activities Center (SAC) Suite 105 for pick-up by your special recipient or self-delivery.

More details are on the Google Form below:


SEA CLEAR Blogilates-a-thon FUNdraiser!
* PLEASE HELP SEA CLEAR FUNDRAISE! SEA CLEAR events are usually low cost or free so all students have an equal opportunity to experience the resources SEA CLEAR can offer, and this can only be done with your support! There is two way you can help out!
* 1. SUPPORT YOUR FAVORITE STAFF MEMBER and FAMILY HEAD! You can donate at a flat rate or per video/excercise move to a person of your choice.
* Blogilates-a-thon fundraiser form HERE (—rrm5mS6FBSSI/viewform) .
* 2. You and your pair, or your family can JOIN the Blogilates-a-thon! So GRYFFINDOR, SLYTHERIN, HUFFLEPUFF, and RAVENCLAW get ready for some FRIENDLY COMPETITION!! It is super easy!
* First, sign up on the google doc attached
* Two, Print out the form
* Three, Collect sponsors,
* Four, Participate in our Blogilates-thon Fundraiser on Friday of Week 8, November 22, 2013 at 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
* Five, Earn 20 points for you and your pair if you choose to participate and complete the fundraiser!
* Participation form HERE ( .

(Wow, sign me up already, am I right?)

One more thing! Keep up with SEA CLEAR Events!
Did you know that SEA CLEAR has its own facebook page? Or its own tumblr? Well we definitely do! Be sure to like our pages and follow us in order to stay up to date with all things SEA CLEAR! Links located right below!
SEA CLEAR Facebook (
SEA CLEAR Tumblr (
Wellshop Series #3: How I Walk My Life (
‘Tis the SEAson (
Order a Finals Care Package (
Blogilates-a-thon: Sponsor (—rrm5mS6FBSSI/viewform)

Blogilates-a-thon: Participation (


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