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Dia de los Muertos

Come celebrate with us Tuesday, October 31st WB 317 5-8 pm to see our themed ofrenda tables. We’ll also have a face painter, tarot card reader, sugar skull decorations, costume contest, and enjoy traditional food like Tamales, chicken, and Puerto Rican rice (vegetarian option available). Brought to you by ALAS in collaboration with Peer Mentors, Counseling Center,…

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Come see Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet),  FREE w/RU ID, an exuberant comedy and feminist revisioning of Shakespeare’s Othello and Romeo and Juliet. Performances will take place in the Patrick O’Malley Theatre Thursday, November 3 – Saturday, November 4 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, November 5 at 2:00 p.m.  Call 312-341-3831 for reservations. Contact: rutheatre@roosevelt.edu

RU Green’s Halloween Bash!

Join us for a night of live music, free food, candy, fair trade treats and spooky fun! Wednesday, October 25 from 6-8 pm in WB 418. Costumes are encouraged! Contact: ybalcazar@mail.rooosevelt.edu

Free Cupcakes! Celebrate October Birthdays with President Malekzedeh on 10/23 at Noon

Celebrate your September, October or November Birthday with the President of the University on Monday, 10/23 at Noon in the Dining Hall. Come celebrate, have some fun, meet the president and get a free cupcake! Contact: dining@roosevelt.edu

Monster Dinner Party: RU Writing Center Flash Fiction Contest

“Darkness falls across the land. The midnight hour is close at hand. Creatures crawl in search of blood. To terrorize y’all’s neighborhood” All you ghostly gals and ghouls, submit your haunted halloween horror for this year’s Writing Center Flash Fiction Contest. No more than 750 wicked words to be submitted to the Writing Center by…

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It’s the Great Pumpkin Roosevelt!

It’s time for Roosevelt’s annual Pumpkin Decorating contest!  On October 25th from 11am-3:30pm, Pumpkins will be available for decorating in WB317 and supplies will be provided. The best decorated pumpkin will win a pizza party for 12 people. Rules: Pumpkin must not be carved! Other than that, bring your creative energy and make Roosevelt’s next…

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March in Chicago’s Halloween Parade

Chicago Sinfonietta – “the nation’s most diverse orchestra” – invites the RU community to march with us in this year’s Arts in The Dark Halloween Parade on October 21st from 4 – 8pm! This magical nighttime Halloween parade brings Chicago’s entire cultural community together. Participation is open to all ages and completely voluntary. Chicago Sinfonietta will march to…

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Eduardo Rebasa Joins Roosevelt for a Reading and Q&A!

The MFA Program Reading series, in conjunction with Roosevelt University, the MFA in Creative Writing Program, Oyez Review, the Department of Literature & Language, and the Lit & Luz Festival, is proud to present Eduardo Rebasa! As seen on the Lit & Lutz Festival participants page: Eduardo Rabasa is the founding editorial director of Sexto…

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Arts in the Dark

Hello Musicians! Chicago Sinfonietta – “the nations’s most diverse orchestra”- invites the RU community to march with artists and friends of the Sinfonietta in this year’s Arts in the Dark Halloween Parade on October 21st! Join us for this magical nighttime Halloween parade that brings Chicago’s entire cultural community together! The parade will take place from 4-8pm and…

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Online Career Profile Workshop

Join us on Tuesday October 17th to gain insight on the DOs and DONTs of your LinkedIn account! There will be free business head shots, free business card print outs, and guest speaker Neal Drasga! Open to all Roosevelt students. The event is from 5:30-8:30 in AUD Congress Lounge. RSVP at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/online-career-profile-workshop-tickets-38059019552 Contact: jbuczek@mail.roosevelt.edu

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