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From cleaning up the park to hitting it out of the ballpark, this week PLV is doing it all. The Pulse has got you covered with events, causes, and more to get you through the week.

Environmental Rights: How to Save Forests for Eight Centuries
Monday, April 11 | 9:30 a.m.–10:30 a.m. | Multipurpose Room, Kessel Student Center
Join University Professor for the Environment Nicholas A. Robinson for a discussion about environmental rights, based on Magna Carta, which was granted 800 years ago last year. Professor Robinson will tell the story of the “Forest Charter” of 1217, which grew out of Magna Carta, and is still responsible for saving some 150 large forests in England today. Professor Robinson has developed environmental law since 1969, when he was named to the Legal Advisory Committee of the President’s Council on Environmental Quality.

How Pace Works
Monday, April 11 | 9:00 p.m.–11:00 p.m. | Multipurpose Room, Kessel Student Center
E-board, budgets, admin approvals—oh my! The Black Student Union knows all about the business of taking care of your student organization's business at Pace. Freshmen interested in joining a student club or org are encouraged to attend to learn about the behind-the-scenes work that goes into holding a position on a student org's executive board.

Baseball vs. Caldwell University
Tuesday, April 12 | 7:00 p.m. | Pace Stadium
Annnd it’s a fly ball and it looks like it’s going…going…gone! Find out if we’re talking about the Cougars or the Setters during a good old fashioned ballgame.

Men’s Lacrosse vs. Adelphi
Tuesday, April 12 | 7:00 p.m. | Pace Stadium
The men are off to a winning season, but can they keep their game faces on as they take on the Adelphi Cougars?

Are You a Light Weight?
Tuesday, April 12 | 9:00 p.m.–11:00 p.m. | Multipurpose Room, Kessel Student Center
Learn just how much is too much with this experiential event featuring alcohol impairment goggles. Discuss the impact of drinking on the body and learn about the real consequences of alcohol misuse.

My Right: Yes or No
Tuesday, April 12 | 9:00 p.m.–11:00 p.m. | Butcher Suite
NALFO wants to know: What are our rights as women? What are our rights as men? What are the gender stereotypes that dictate our rights? Find out at this interactive discussion about rights.

Let’s Talk College
Tuesday, April 12 | 9:00 p.m.–11:30 p.m. | Gottesman
There's no denying the #struggle a college student feels sometimes. But the sisters of Phi Sigma Sigma want you to know you're not alone. On April 12, they're inviting you and the Pace Community to come together to let it all out, from academics to social life and those awkward situations we can't help but avoid in college. Food, drinks, a bonfire, and balloon release will be included.

Animals and Culture in Art
Wednesday, April 13 | 9:00 a.m.–10:30 a.m. | Butcher Suite, Kessel Student Center
Courage of Conscience Award recipient Jane O’Hara, recording artist Joy Askew, and KIND author Gretchen Primack will represent Compassion Arts with a program of art, songs, and poetry. Animals, the environment, the human-animal bond, and the duality of our relationship with animals in society are explored in this compelling presentation of visual art, music, and poetry that reflects on the interconnection of animals, humans, nature, and culture.

P4K Spring Kickoff
Wednesday, April 13 | 12:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m. | Alumni Lawn (Rain location: Gottesman)
Before you dance for the kids in the fall, P4K invites you to play for (and like) the kids this spring at their Spring Kickoff celebration. They’re throwing it back to the ’90s with a giant parachute and free snacks (please let there be Dunkaroos). So throw your parachute in the air like you just don’t care and let your inner ’90s child out for some fun.

PrideFeud
Wednesday, April 13 | 7:00 p.m.–11:00 p.m. | Multipurpose Room, Kessel Student Center
You might ace your essays and exams in class, but can you ace Pride at Pace's trivia? Grab a team and put your trivia knowledge to the test.

Paint Nite NPHC
Wednesday, April 13 | 9:00 p.m.–11:55 p.m. | Gottesman
National Pan-Hellenic Council wants you to pick up a paint brush and paint the night away before it's time to walk the night away at Relay for Life. Support their Relay for Life team at Paint Nite.

Evergreen Poems
Thursday, April 14 | 1:30 p.m.–2:30 p.m. | Environmental Center Classroom
Earth Day became "official" in 1970.  But, in truth, Earth Day has been celebrated by poets from ancient China to Elizabethan and 19th Century England to modern America. Celebrated in the lyrics and narratives of Li-Po and Shakespeare; Anne Bradstreet and Emily Dickinson; Frost and Millay. Poetry has been "evergreen" long before the world talked of "being green." Poet Ira Joe Fisher, author of Songs from an Earlier Century, Some Holy Weight in the Village Air, and Remembering Rew, will share his own poems and those of others as Pace turns green with hope as part of our 11th Earth Month celebration.

Tunnel of Oppression 
Thursday, April 14, and Friday, April 15 | 9:30 p.m. | Lienhard Lecture Hall
Tunnel of Oppression is a global social justice education program that enlists collegiate students and professionals to enact scenes of daily oppression that take place in our lives. Our goal is to make students aware, process those reactions, and then provide venues for students to take continued action in their communities. This year we will feature ability, privilege, sexism, mass incarceration, sexual assault, by-stander responsibility, and coming out as a college student.

11th Annual Student Summit
Friday, April 15 | 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. | Willcox Hall
As we explore today’s environmental challenges, we find that no real solutions can exist within a bubble. By its very nature, “sustainability” must address not only ecological concerns, but social concerns as well. That’s why the Environmental Consortium of Colleges and Universities invites you to the 11th Annual Student Summit, featuring workshops on climate justice, advocacy techniques for students, ecological restoration and sustainability, and intervening in complex systems such as food, water, and health; and more. Click here for more information.

Second Annual Westchester Smart Mobile App Development Bowl
Friday, April 15 | 2:00 p.m.–5:30 p.m. | Kessel Student Center
Westchester’s brightest STEM students are coming to campus to face off in a battle for the best app. Westchester County Executive Robert Astorino will judge teams of high school students as they present app ideas designed to assist aging populations. Networking and awards ceremony will follow.

Spring 2016 Transition Training
Friday, April 15 | 3:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m. | Willcox Multipurpose Room
If you’ve been elected a leader in a student organization, it’s time to get ready for the fall. SDCA is hosting Transition Training to prep you for your new role. Training will include review of the Student Organization Manual and discussion about holding an e-board position, setting goals, procedures, and more.

Tree Huggers!
Saturday, April 16 | 9:15 a.m.–2:30 p.m. | Meet at Goldstein Health, Fitness, and Recreation Center entrance
Join the Center for Community Action and Delta Sigma Theta, and other like-minded tree huggers, as they go to Westchester Land Trust to help with conservation and community action! Transportation is provided. Click here to RSVP.

Pitch in for the Parks
Sunday, April 17 | 9:15 a.m.–2:30 p.m. | Meet at Goldstein Health, Fitness, and Recreation Center entrance
CCAR is teaming up with the local community to do their part for the parks. Pitch in the Parks Day is a large-scale Westchester event to spruce up and clean up Westchester’s green spaces this spring. On Sunday, CCAR will be traveling to the Bronx River Park to help clean and repair the park, and they’re taking you along for the ride. Transportation is provided! Click here to RSVP.

SiglSunday Funday
Sunday, April 17 | 3:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m. | Miller Lawn
Sigma Iota Chi is bringing you a good time with your friends this weekend. Miller Lawn will transform into a carnival, complete with popcorn, hotdogs, cotton candy, music, and games like inflatable bungee runs and jousting. Tickets are $5 and all proceeds will be donated to the Alzheimer’s Association. 

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