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APRIL 2017    
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THIS WEEK
International Coffee Hour at the International Student Center, Jan 30, Noon-1p

Volunteers for FALL 2017 needed

San Diego State University is about to welcome 1000+ new international students and the ISC needs your help!
We need volunteers for every day of the Orientation, at all different times of the day. To volunteer please contact Aanika Islam, aislam@sdsu.edu

 
 
Graduation Cap Decorating Party & Graduation Ceremony
 
The ISC congratulates you on your accomplishments at SDSU. We would like to honor your achievements by inviting you to the graduation ceremony. The graduation cap decorating party will be held from 3:00 pm-4:00 pm on May 11th. SDSU Exchange Student Graduation will be held on Wednesday, May 10th 4:00 - 5:30pm & International Student Graduation will be held on Thursday May 11, 2017 from 4:00 - 5:30 pm.
 
 
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Coffee Hour
 
Attend the International Coffee Hour hosted by SLOVAKIA at the International Student Center.
International and domestic students share their culture with the SDSU community every Friday at the ISC.A different country or cultural theme is presented each week. To host the coffee hour please contact Aanika Islam at aislam@sdsu.edu. $1 donations are encouraged.
 
 
 
 
Mentor an International Student
 
Remember how hard it was to adjust to college as a freshman? Now imagine what it must be like to adjust to college and a new country at the same time. International students face unique challenges when they arrive on campus, but now you have a chance to help them settle in and succeed. Join the ISC Peer Mentor Program and mentor incoming international freshmen! Fill out this online form to apply.
 
 
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Soulmate
 
When: April 22, 2017 at 5:55pm & April 26, 2017 @ 5:30 pm
Location: Ultrastar Cinemas Hazard Center

Synopsis: Qiyue and An Sheng became inseparable in high school, two girls from different walks of life nevertheless finding in each other a reason to plunge optimistically into adulthood. But when Qiyue falls in love with the handsome Jia-ming, so does An Sheng, sending a lifelong friendship into a tailspin.
 
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The Long Excuse
 
When: Friday, April 21
Time: 5:20PM
Location: Ultrastar Cinemas Hazard Center

In a tale of inconsolable pain and redemption, the audience will both condemn and delight over Kei Tsumura’s difficult journey towards self knowledge and growth.
 
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Israeli Artists in Conversation: A Film Symposium
 
When: TUESDAY, APRIL 18
Time: 7 – 8:30PM
Location:Aztec Student Union-Conrad Prebys

The Jewish Studies Program presents an exciting event with some of the most cutting edge and award winning Israeli actors, directors and writers, as they examine Modern Israeli society through film. Drawing on their own works, the panelists will focus on the meeting and mixing between social groups, identities, conflicts and art forms..
 
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Snoop Dogg
 
When: TUESDAY, APRIL 18
Time: 7:30 – 11PM
Location: Open Air Theatre

The Open Air Theater welcomes Snoop Dogg on Tuesday, April 18th at 7:30pm. The gates open at 6:30pm. Tickets can be purchased through Ticketmaster; online, by phone or at the Viejas Arena box office in person.
 
 
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GreenFest: Mustafa Ali on Environmental Justice
 
When: WEDNESDAY, APRIL 19
Time: 4 – 6PM
Location: Aztec Student Union-Conrad Preby.

This year, we're thrilled to have Mustafa Ali as our 2017 GreenFest Keynote Speaker! Mustafa recently joined the Hip Hop Caucus as the Senior VP of Climate, Environmental Justice and Community Revitalization after working for the EPA for 24 years, where he tackled problems that communities faced as a result of environmental (in)justice in the United States. Mustafa will be presenting on the intersections of environmentalism and social justice, focusing on the challenges we face trying to protect our most vulnerable communities amidst the current climate crisis.
 
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Dive into summer
 
San Diego State University summer courses can help you get ahead in your coursework and stay connected to your professors and the campus over the summer. SDSU is offering hundreds of on-campus courses and more than 130 online courses in three short sessions.
 
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OPT Meetings
 
To apply for Optional Practical Training you must attend an OPT Application Meeting at the ISC. Check the calendar
 
 
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Men's Baseball vs. New Mexico
 
Come and support our Aztecs! Learn More
 
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Men's Tennis vs. Santa Clara
 
Come support our women's tennis! Learn More
 
 
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Want more information? Call us at 619-594-1982 or email us at internationalevents@mail.sdsu.edu    
 

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