February Edition 2014
Welcome to Spring Semester
With the syllabi passed out and the assignments already on Blackboard, It is safe to say that our spring semester is in full swing. Don’t forget that if you have trouble with your classes to check out the free tutoring center in Laidley and the Writing Center in Drinko Library. We hope that you have a great semester and we hope to see you at our programs!
Program pics from last semester!
Important Dates Feb. 10th‐12th Retain your current housing space Feb. 13th‐RA application due
Feb. 14th‐Upper classman housing sign up Feb. 17th‐ Current Freshman sign up for housing
Superbowl Party February 2nd Buskirk Lobby @ 6:30p JSYK, You CAN say NO! February 10TH Buskirk Lobby @ 8p Create a Cupcake February 13th 4th Floor Lounge @ 8:15p Beauty and the Media Beast February 17th Buskirk Lobby @7p
See you soon!
The Commons Column February 2014
Stop, Drop, and Sushi Roll
Do you enjoy sushi? Of course you do, and
speaker, Marshall Japanese instructor Zeli-
now you get the chance to learn how to
deth Rivas. The RAs that will help make
make your very own
this program possible
sushi roll! One of the
will be Beth Andrick,
being oﬀered in Feb-
drew Bogan, Jamecia
ruary, righ ully named
James, Ashley Peo-
ples, Wi lee Re on,
Sushi, will give resi-
Aus n Riggs, Kristen
dents the opportunity
Rose, Cara Saunders,
to not only learn how to make their own
and Anthony Thomas. Come join us on
sushi roll, but also the chance to learn
February 25, 2014 in first floor lounge in
about Japanese culture through our guest
Haymaker Hall! The fun starts at 8:00pm!
Mean Girls and Moral Decisions January means the beginning of a new
aware of how to handle social situa ons
semester, which means
involving conflict more
adjus ng to college life
eﬀec vely through Cady
all over again. Ge ng
and Regina’s high school
back on track can be
an cs. By the end of the
stressful. What be er
night, the sa rical situa-
way was there to ease
ons provided by Mean
into the school year
Girls helped amplify what
than with Chinese food and a Mean Girls movie
Act of Valor
Willis Hall 3rd Floor Feb 10th at 8pm
The Love Connection
Gibson Glass Lounge Feb 11th at 8:00pm
Valentines for Soliders
WellmanHall 3rd Floor Feb 3rd at 9pm
it means to make moral Katie Barker, 3rd floor RA of Willis, hosted an LLC Canvas Painting social with her residents on Jan 27th.
social decisions and de-
night? Aus n Riggs and Kristen Rose held
flate dras c condi ons. Chinese food was
a movie night where students became
provided by The Magic Wok.
Early Housing Sign-Ups
#BeAnRA - Applications
Reserve your room starting February 10th at 9am!
February 14th at 4:00pm www.marshall.edu/housing/
Thunder on the Stage
Joan C Edwards Playhouse Feb 24 at 700 pm
Happy Valentine’s Day! -Up Coming Events Carmen the Opera 2/20/14
If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else. –Booker T. Washington
In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure.
RA Birthdays! Sydney Loftis -2/1 Chris Carter-2/10
Important Dates Feb. 10th‐12th Retain your current housing space Feb. 13th‐RA application due Feb. 14th‐Upper classman housing sign up Feb. 17th‐ Current Freshman sign up for housing
TWIN TOWERS EAST
TTE TIMES WHAT IS GOING ON IN YOUR RESIDENCE HALL? READ BELOW AND FIND OUT!!
Join the TTE Residence Hall Council!! If you want to know what is going on in the community, or you want to help plan events for the community, or you just want another way to get involved and meet new people, then now is the time to join RHC!!
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Can’t make meetings? Then at least know who is representing the building and share your ideas with them. Spring 2014 TTE RHC Officers President: Olivia Giovingo Vice President: Doug Smith Secretary: Megan Shiner Treasurer: Cheyenne DeBolt Eco-Rep: Stephen Stuphin Feel free to reach out to any of them to share your ideas and have your voice represented! January RA of the Month – Aaron Dunbar
CONGRATS TO THE JANUARY RA OF THE MONTH!! If you happen to see Aaron around the building or on campus… stop and thank him for being such a great RA! If you would like to nominate an RA for RA of the Month, simply email the RD at firstname.lastname@example.org and let her know why that RA should win!
Happy Valentine’s Day! February 14, 2014 Send a Recycled Valentine to your friends or significant other!! Ask an RA or RHC member how!!
BE A PART OF SOMETHING GREAT! If you have questions, concerns, or need assistance please speak with your RA on your floor or stop by and speak with the RD Sarah Martin. You can also email her at email@example.com
APPLY to be a Resident Advisor! February 2014
The Towers West Times
Programs Successful in Towers West
Resident Advisor Jozie Mendez hosts an event on 5th floor of Towers West
RA Spotlight: Colton Jeffries Colton Jeffries is the new RA on the 8th floor of Twin Towers West. Here’s a few things we found about Mr. Jeffries. 1.) Colton was inspired by his own RA to become one. 2.)He likes going to Marshall sporting events in his spare time, despite the outcome of the games. 3.) Colton loves the Patriots, Red Sox, and the Celtics. His dream is to someday move to Boston and pursue his journalism career there.
Upcoming Event: The Bro Code Tuesday Feb. 18th Towers West Lobby
Living Learning Communities What is a living learning community? Often called “LLC” these are floors in a residence hall that cater to a specific field. There are two LLC’s in Towers West. The Business LLC can be found on the 8th floor and the Science LLC can be found on the 9th. If you are interested in programming for either of these LLC floors please contact RA Colton Jeffries or RA Luke Hamm for more information
Save The Date! February is a very important month for students in regards to important dates to remember. For any Seniors this year who intend to graduate this May, your applications are due in the Academic Dean’s office on Feb. 7th. Also if you are struggling with a class remember that Feb. 14th is the last day to withdraw.