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JANUARY 10-16

Community Events

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POLY CANYON VILLAGE

ISSUE TWO

Community Announcements

with the Organic Farm Saturday, January 16th at 10am in the Plaza

• Interested in being a RA/CA? Don’t forget that applications are due by Friday, January 15th at 3pm. For more info, talk to your CA, CSD, and check out www.advisors.calpoly.edu to apply! • Order your PCV t-shirt today! Orders can be placed at your front desk, with your CAs, or in the Plaza on Wednesday and Thursday (January 13th and 14th) from 11am-4pm. For only $7 you can show your PCV pride and get a great American Apparel t-shirt! • Looking for a job? Check out the Job Fair Info Session on Wednesday, January 13th at 4:30pm in the Foxen 2nd floor study lounge • Congrats again to Huasna for winning the PCV Energy Savings Competition! The average Huasna resident saved $15.49 in electricity, water, and gas. All PCV residents reduced their water usage by 0.8%, gas usage by 8.2%, and electric usage by 27.5%!!! You all saved 176,355.40 kWh; 1173.24 in thermal savings; 14,619 gallons of water and 192,123.88 lbs. of CO2. This resulted in a net savings of over $20,638.01!!!

Self-Defense Class

Environmental Tip of the Week

Decorate a picture frame! Tuesday, January 12th at 6pm in the Plaza

Interested in getting more involved? Stop by our PCV Community Council meetings! Wednesdays at 9pm in the Community Center.

Eco Crafts

Friday, January 15th at 3pm in the Community Center

Breakfast


for Women Tuesday, January 19th at 6pm in Chumash

Continue your conservation habits! Unplug any appliances not in use (including cell phone chargers), turn your computer off at night, enjoy the great weather and turn the heat down, or shorten your shower time by 1-2 minutes for big energy savings!

Sophomore

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Timeline

Connect with your fellow PCV residents in the following most enrolled classes: PHYS 132 & 394; ME 211 & 212; MATH 244; ARCE 212; CHEM 124, 125 & 128; ENGL 149 and PHIL 231. Sign up for study groups at the Aliso front desk!

Yoga Mondays 8:30pm Aliso Rec Center

Athletic Aerobics

Cardio Dance

Wednesdays 7:30pm

Aliso Rec Center

Aliso Rec Center

Saturdays 11:30am

Cooking in the Canyon Tuesdays 7:30pm

Aliso Conference Room This Week: Pho (Vietnamese Soup)!


Cooking in the Canyon Weekly Recipe

Savory Crêpes

Ingredients: (Makes 16–18) • 2 large eggs • 1 cup milk • 1/3 cup water • 1 cup all-purpose flour • 1/4 teaspoon salt • 2 tablespoons butter, melted and 2 or 3 teaspoons butter for coating the pan Directions: 1. In a blender or food processor, blend the eggs, milk, water, flour, salt and the 2 tablespoons of butter until smooth. 2. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour. 3. Gently stir the batter if it has separated. 4. Coat a pan lightly with butter and heat over medium-high heat until hot. 5. Lift the pan from the heat, and pour in 2–3 tablespoons of batter—tilting and rotating the pan to coat the surface. 6. Cook about 1 minute, until almost dry on top and lightly browned on the edges—flip and cook for about 15 seconds or until lightly browned. Variations: • Herb Crêpes: just add 1/4 cup minced fresh chives, basil or flat-leaf parsley to the batter while blending it. • Sun-Dried Tomato Crêpes: just add 1/4 cup minced oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes to the batter while blending it. • Whole-Wheat Crêpes: just replace the 1 cup all-purpose flour with 1 cup whole-wheat flour.

THEME WEEK: ART APPRECIATION Art Appreciation is defined as the knowledge and understanding of the universal and timeless qualities that characterize all great art. This week is all about appreciating the visual arts. Whether it be about the process of art, the elements of art, or even learning about some of the famous artists in history, this week is all about ART! Come join us for the art appreciation week kickoff, this Monday January 11 at 7pm, for Blue Tape decorating in the Aliso Community Center!

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Stop by your professor’s office hours this week! Introduce yourself now so that you feel comfortable going to them for help in the future. You’ll also need good relationships with faculty for references in the future, so why not start now?

Village Bee, Winter, Issue 2  

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