Wednesday, February 20th

Time Event Title
All day

Intro to Kayak Fundamentals

Arcata Community Pool
This pool based course will provide a fun and safe environment for learning baseline kayaking skills. Topics will include boat anatomy, kayak fit and equipment. Guides will introduce you to a variety of paddle strokes, boat handling, bracing and safety, with an emphasis on injury prevention. Time permitting, kayakers will have an opportunity to learn and practice the skills necessary for an Eskimo roll.
All day

Intro to Cross Country Skiing

To be determined at pre-trip meeting.
This is a one-day excursion for first time cross-country skiers and those who would like to improve their skills. You will receive individual instruction in cross-country skiing including flatland and downhill techniques. Bring along a friend for a day in the snow!
5:30 pm-7:00 pm

Einstein's Theory of Special Relativity - Simply Explained

Harry Griffith Hall
Special Relativity is something you can understand without any math or science background. In this class you will gain a conceptual understanding of Einstein's theory that rocked our view of space and time. Learn to use and make your own spacetimeometer. Come for a fun look at a very different way of seeing the world. Phillip Lazzar is excited about teaching you this subject. After decades of trying to learn it himself and failing over and over again, he finally got it and what a thrill to finally understand. As it turns out, it is not that difficult when properly explained.
6:00 pm-7:00 pm

Practivistas Domicana Meeting

Siemens Hall
Come learn more about studying Spanish and Resilient Community Technologies in the Dominican Republic this summer.

Please see the facebook invite as well at https://www.facebook.com/events/386685171426977.
7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Sexland: (A)sexual Film Screening

Gist Hall Theater
Facing a sex obsessed culture, a mountain of stereotypes and misconceptions, and a lack of social or scientific research, asexuals—people who experience no sexual attraction—struggle to claim their identity.

(A)sexual follows the growth of a community that experiences no sexual attraction. In 2000, David Jay came out to his parents. He was asexual and was fine with it. And he was not alone. Studies show that 1% of the population is asexual. But in a society obsessed with sex, how do you deal with life as an outsider? Combining intimate interviews, verite footage, and animation with fearless humor and pop culture imagery, David and our four other characters grapple with this universal question and the outcomes might surprise you.
8:00 pm

Stephen Hough, Piano

Fulkerson Recital Hall
With a singular vision that transcends musical fashions and trends, Stephen Hough is widely regarded as one of today’s most important and distinctive pianists. In recognition of his achievements, he was awarded a prestigious MacArthur “Genius” Fellowship in 2001, joining prominent scientists, writers and others who have made unique contributions to contemporary life. Mr. Hough’s recent recording of the complete Saint-Saëns Piano Concertos was named best recording of the past 30 years at the Gramophone Awards, while his live recording of the Rachmaninoff Piano Concertos became the fastest selling CD in his record company’s history.

Ongoing Events:

Time Event Title
Jan 24th-Feb 28th

Foundation Training Drop-In Group Fitness

HSU Recreation and Wellness Center
Feb 1st-Mar 3rd

Golden States of Grace: Prayers of the Disinherited

First Street Gallery
Feb 4th-Mar 30th

RecycleMania 2013

HSU Campus
Feb 4th-Mar 13th

Power Hour Drop-In Group Fitness

West Gym
Feb 5th-Mar 14th

Core Attack Drop-In Group Fitness

West Gym
Feb 13th-Mar 6th

Campus Conservation Nationals 2013

HSU Campus
Feb 14th-Mar 14th

Collaborate, Create, Communicate

Reese Bullen Gallery

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