The A-List

Weekly Updates from the ALANA Intercultural Board

March 13th- March 19th

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Pictured from top left to right: Anita Minniefield (Program Coordinator), Kathleen Li (Program Coordinator), Adaugo Ezike (Program Coordinator), Janée Dennis (PR Coordinator), Keri Gill (MCFAB Chair), Evelyn Ambriz (ALANA Advisor), Marisa Knox (VP of Public Relations), JoJo Kidane (VP of External Affairs), Hillary Yeboah (President), Haadia Amjad (VP of Operations), and Niña Kitele (VP of Programming)

Not pictured: Conor Hodges (Treasurer), Nia Marshall (PR Coordinator) and Barbara Esuoso (Program Coordinator)

The ALANA A-List showcases the top events in the multicultural community happening on campus. Listed below are events you do not want to miss!


Dining With Diverse Minds

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Join the ALANA Funding Board

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Join the AFB! The ALANA Funding Board allocates over $100,000 of ALANA's operating budget, with oversight to events cosponsored by five umbrella organizations and dozens of ALANA affiliate groups. The Board is seeking one-two more funding commissioners to participate in the funding process, principally adjudicating applications for funding with ALANA's treasurer and other Funding Board members. Contact ConorHodges at for more information.

Upcoming Events

Women Of Color Conference

Join the Women of Color Coalition and Diverse Women in Science & Engineering’s discussions, workshops, and speakers at this year's Women of Color Conference to examine the intersections of race, gender, ethnicity and sexuality in modern feminism. Register online at The deadline to register is March 13th. We hope to see you there!!

HACU Conference Information Session

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Friday, March 17, 2017 • 12 Noon

429 Rockefeller Hall (LSP conference room)

Join us for lunch and learn about current students' experience at the 2016 HACU

conference and the application process for the 2017 conference.

Jamaica Night @ Carl Becker House

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The Cornell University Becker in Service, also known as CUBS, cordially invites you to Jamaica Night at Carl Becker House, on March 18, 2017 at 7:00 pm.

Cornell University Becker in Service (CUBS) is unique to Carl Becker House on Cornell's West Campus. We are dedicated to serving communities and bringing awareness to current issues. Our group has helped local food pantries and assisted living centers. We have organized good drives and many other good will acts. In addition to our local outreach, we plan a service trip each spring to connect with other deserving communities.

This year's trip is to Jamaica. During our trip we will provide help at the schools and work with the local community members. This year we will visit Petersfield High School and Williamsfield All Age School. Both schools have been connected to service projects undertaken by Cornell students in the past and we are excited to go back and provide even more.

Please join us at the Jamaica Night Reception for cocktail hour, dinner, and a silent auction. There will also be entertainment and multiple performances.

Please RSVP at:

We cannot wait to see you there. All the best.

Orientation Leader Applications

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Orientation Leaders are student volunteers who serve as mentors during orientation, helping new students feel at home, engaged, and supported upon their arrival on campus. OLs help move new students into their residence halls, work individually with a small group of new students throughout orientation, and assist at & attend events. This is a great way for students to get involved on campus, help new students feel welcome, and be part of an important Cornell tradition!

The volunteer time commitment is approximately:

* 3 hours — OL training during the spring semester

* 16 hours — OL training in August prior to Orientation

* 20 hours — assisting with & attending events, and service as a mentor to a small group of new students throughout Orientation

Indonesian Cultural Night

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This year, we will also showcase Indonesian culture and authentic food, and hope to see everyone there.


DATE & TIME: Sunday, 03/26/2017; 05:30 PM

Ticketing info: [Cynthia]

BSU Yearbook

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"Do you have photos that capture special moments in our community? Is your organization looking for a way to be remembered in history? Don't miss out on the opportunity to be featured in our yearbook, Ethos! We welcome all photo submissions with an accompanying caption. Submissions are open now, don't waste time! Send your pictures to ASAP!"

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Like the Latina/o Studies Program at Cornell University on FACEBOOK and follow us on TWITTER to keep up to date on events, news and announcement about the Latina/o community at Cornell!

Join Cornell Podcast Club

Do you enjoy talking about: Music​ ​College​ ​ Television ​ ​Pop Culture ​ Politics

Join Cornell Podcast Club!

★ host your own podcast series ★ be featured on a local radio station and ★ let your voice be heard by your fellow peers For more information Please e-mail:

How To Remove Yourself From A Listserv

Below, please find the information to remove yourself from ANY list serve on Cornell's campus.

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We are excited to present the Big Red Shuttle, Cornell's first free late-night transportation service for students who need a safe ride home.

Initially, the Big Red Shuttle provided students with rides during exam periods. However, the need for additional means of late-night transportation has become clear. Now, the Big Red Shuttle is no longer an academic-only resource, but one that provides timely and free transportation to Cornell students everywhere in need of a safe ride home.

Starting Friday, 10/14 , the Big Red Shuttle will run a 20-minute route every Friday and Saturday night from 12am-3am with a professional driver and two student aids trained by Cayuga's Watchers.

To learn more, please see the poster below. Check out our website Have questions? Feel free to drop us a note at

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