fyreolympicsFOUNDERS! FYRE Olympics, the inter residence hall competition between first year residence halls is THIS SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 23RD BETWEEN 1:30PM AND 5PM! Make sure to stop by the RC to sign up to a part of the Founders Hall team! All people who sign up will get an exclusive Founders Hall T-shirt! (see image below)! Before the program, anyone who has signed up will get a FREE PANCAKES! (courtesy of our awesome RHAD Paula!) So come on out and support Founders this weekend as we WIN FYRE Olympics!

T-Shirt Design: tshirt

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RuPaul’s Drag Race, Season 6 Premier Party!

Founders! Come and join RAs Komal and Sam for a very special, exclusive engagment. That’s right, SHE’S BACK. The queen to end all queens, RUPAUL herself will be returning to the airwaves on February 24th at 9PM! For those who might be less familiar, RuPaul’s Drag Race is a reality competition show involving 16 Drag Queens who compete each week to become America’s next Drag Superstar!

Join Komal and Sam at 8PM in the 4TH floor lounge for a discussion and screening of the show! We will talk about issues and limitations of LGBT representation in pop culture, watch some fierce queens walk the runway, and enjoy a lovely dinner of pizza and wings. Come out and join! THIS PROGRAM IS FREE FREE FREE FREE HUNTYYYY. XOXOX. rupauls flyer-1

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We apologize about this delayed post but we just wanted to bring to your attention NYU MLK Week! Be sure to check out the variety of events we have planned for the rest of this week!

Below is information on the remaining programs for this week!

The highlight of NYU MLK Week 2014 will feature professor, author and MSNBC show host Melissa Harris-Perry, with special guest, activist and philosopher, Grace Lee Boggs and others. RSVP: nyumlkweek2014.eventbrite.com
Sign up online to participate in a community service opportunity. Co-sponosred by the Center for Student Activities, Leadership & Service.
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Dignifying Difference: The Next Generation of Multifaith Leadership

Join the Of Many Institute for Multifaith Leadership in welcoming Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks as he speaks at NYU TODAY Wednesday January 29th at 6PM.

A global religious leader, philosopher, author and moral voice for our time, Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks served as Chief Rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth between September 1991 and September 2013, only the sixth incumbent since the role was formalized in 1845.

Described by H.R.H. The Prince of Wales as “a light unto this nation”, Rabbi Sacks is a frequent contributor to radio, television and the press both in Britain and around the world.

Rabbi Sacks currently serves as the Ingeborg H. and Ira Leon Rennert University Professor at New York University and the Kressel and Efrat Family University Professor of Jewish Thought at Yeshiva University.

Free with an NYU ID  •  $25 for the public

Featuring an introduction by NYU President John Sexton and Q&A moderated by Vice Provost Melody C. Barnes


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Hunger Banquet

Founders! Our exploration floors under the guidance of RAs Emily (5) Jenny (13) and Faulkner (18) have put together a very creative and important program called the Hunger Banquet, which will be held on Friday 12/6 at 6:30pm in the 4th floor lounge! This program is designed to raise awareness of global hunger related issues including the Global Food Crisis, food access disparity over income differences, and malnutrition. This program is free for residents to attend. Please consider checking out this important program!


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Transfer Recognition Day!

Transfer Recognition Day is a time when the NYU Community recognizes the valuable contributions from students who have transferred into the University from other academic institutions! Transfer Recognition Day is put on by the Transfer & Transitioning Student Association (TTSA) and is being held this coming Thursday, 12/5. It will be a series of events meant to recognize and bring attention to NYU transfers on campus. It is a great day and it is open to the entire NYU student body.


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The Walking Bread: Midnight Breakfast

It’s back! The annual Fall Semester Midnight Breakfast is held every year through NYU Dining during the week of finals! This is a chance to grab food on a late night finals study break! Come out to both Weinstein and/or Palladium for a chance to de-compress, chill, and interact with building pro-staff! (who will be graciously working the event!) The fall Midnight Breakfast is Wednesday, December 11 from 1100pm – 1230am in both Palladium and Weinstein dining halls.  Join the Facebook event here.


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Founders Hall T-Shirt Contest!

Founders! Enter the 2013-2014 T-Shirt Contest for a chance to create the look of Founders Hall T-Shirts for this year! Please refer to the flyer below for complete information! As you can see, this is a great opportunity to show your Founders pride! In addition, the proceeds from all sold T-Shirts will go towards Relay For Life!

FAB T-Shirt Design

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HIV/AIDS Awareness Week at NYU

Founders! The NYU LGBTQ Student Center is hosting some powerful programming this week in recognition of World AIDS Day. Be sure to check out these programs, and for more information, please refer to to the LGBTQ Student website here.

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NYU Dining Presents: Customer Appreciation Week!

Hi Founders! THIS week, NYU Dining is hosting Customer Appreciation Week!  This is the time of year when NYU Dining recognizes students’ loyalty and participation in all the programs, resources, and cuisine related opportunities that they organize for our community. NYU Dining will have a series of events all week long in all of NYU’s dining locations.  Here are a few, the full list will be posted on their website on tomorrow http://www.campusdish.com/en-US/CSE/NYU/TheScoop/UpcomingEvents.htm.

Below are a sampling of the offerings and events during Customer Appreciation Week! Be sure to take advantage of these awesome NYU Dining Programs!

 Henna artist at Palladium courtesy of Café spice Dec. 5th

          Daily gift basket giveaways in Weinstein Passport

          Free cookies with any purchase in Burger Studio Dec. 5th 5-9pm

          Smores at 3rd North Dec. 2  (dinner)

         Chicken and Waffles in Kimmel Dec. 4th

         Redbull’s Wingsteam Car at Hayden giving away free product Dec. 3rd 12-1pm

          Instagram Cookie Decorating Contest at Hayden Dec. 4th for a chance to win a gift card and a box of Hayden Cookie

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