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Filipino BBQ

Sunday, 28 April 2019 | 13:00 - 15:00 | West Courtyard

Sign up here and join us for some delicious filipino BBQ on Sunday!
Don't forget to bring your own plate and utensils!
Sponsored by Ashdown Residental Scholars
 
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Uruguayan Barbecue

Saturday, 13 April 2019 | 13:00 - 15:00 | West Courtyard

Listen up champ! This is pretty straigthforward...
You want some delicious Uruguayan barbecue this Saturday @ 1pm? Great! Me too. Then, hurry up and sign up here, or else you'll miss your shot.
And don't forget to bring your own plate and utensils.
And if you're a vegetarian, worry not, for we'll give you veggie burgers.
Sponsored by Ashdown Residental Scholars
 

MIT Sangam: BollyX Workout!

Saturday, 16 March 2019 | 17:00 - 22:00 | Hulsizer Room

Join MIT Sangam and BollyX for an awesome, invigorating, Bollywood-inspired fitness workout! Come dance at 6:00 and learn about the BollyX revolution! We will have a delicious Indian dinner afterwards :) Please wear appropriate exercise attire and bring water. Please bring your own plates and utensils to help reduce waste.
Sponsored by Graduate Students Council
 

A Lazy Afternoon and Uruguayan Dessert

Saturday, 16 March 2019 | 15:00 - 16:00 | Floor 2 Kitchen

Whether you believe in leisure time or not, perhaps you should join us on Saturday, March 16th, 3:00pm in the 2nd floor kitchen for some Uruguayan dessert!
We'll be cooking (and later eating) tortas fritas and ojitos. We'll also be drinking mate, a traditional South American caffeine-rich infused drink.
To attend this event, you must RSVP here and you must bring your own plate and utensils!.
Sponsored by Ashdown Residental Scholars
 

Filipino Documentary Night: Manny (2014)

Tuesday, 12 March 2019 | 18:30 - 20:00 | Hulsizer Room

Why do we fall?
Join us next Tuesday to find out!
We'll be watching and discussing "Manny," a 2014 documentary about Manny Pacquiao, the famous Filipino professional boxer who won world titles across eight different weight classes. The documentary follows Pacquiao's life story, from his ascend into boxing during childhood to his more recent political career.
To attend this event, you must RSVP here.
Sponsored by Ashdown Residental Scholars
 

Uruguayan Documentary Night

Tuesday, 12 February 2019 | 19:00 - 20:30 | Hulsizer Room

Join us for our first Residential Scholars event of the semester!
Verónica will be showing us "I Am Alive: Surviving the Andes Plane Crash," a documentary about an Uruguayan rugby team, whose plane crashed in the Andes mountains. After a few days, no one was looking for them. They survived for 72 days. In the end, they managed to cross the range of mountains, in winter, with no food.
Dinner will be served, so to attend you must RSVP here.
Sponsored by Ashdown Residental Scholars
 

Cherry Pie Society Discussion: Affirmative Actions, Equity or Reverse Discrimination

Monday, 28 January 2019 | 20:00 - 21:00 | Hulsizer Room

Please join the Cherry Pie Society on Tuesday night to have an open-minded discussion about affirmative action. Affirmative action has championed by many as promoting equal treatment and uplifting historically underrepresented groups. At the same time, it has been condemned as a form of reverse discrimination, favoring one racial group versus another. As we speak, Harvard is being sued for disfavoring applicants of Asian backgrounds. What's your take on the issue? Join the CPS discussion on Tuesday 1/29 at 8pm in the Hulsizer Room. Food will be provided as usual
 

Uruguayan Poetry Night: Mario Benedetti

Tuesday, 4 December 2018 | 18:30 - 19:30 | Hulsizer Room

Whether you're a hopeless romantic or a... hopeful romantic, join us next Tuesday, December 4th @ 6:30pm for our last event of the semester: a nostalgic night of Uruguayan poetry.
We'll be reading (mostly love) poems by Mario Benedetti, a Uruguayan poet and journalist (bio below). Dinner will be served, so to attend this event, you must RSVP here: http://signup.mit.edu/benedetti
Sponsored by Ashdown Residental Scholars
 

Residential Scholars: Filipino Cooking Night

Tuesday, 27 November 2018 | 18:30 - 20:00 | Floor 2 Kitchen

Join us on Tuesday, November 27th @ 6:30pm in the 2nd floor kitchen for cooking (and eating) some delicious Adobo Chicken with Ave, our Residential Scholar from the Philippines! To attend, you must signup for this event here. You don't need to bring anything other than an appetite and your own plate and utensils!
Sponsored by Ashdown Residental Scholars
 

Documentaries on Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte

Tuesday, 23 October 2018 | 18:30 - 20:00 | Hulsizer Room

Join us for our next Residential Scholar event! Dinner will be served, so to attend, you must RSVP here.
Since his arrival at MIT, Ave, our residential scholar from the Philippines has been asked countless times about his views on Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte.
President Duterte took office in July 2016 and has engaged in an aggressive anti-drug operation. According to the police, there have been 4000 casualties in legitimate police operations. Human rights groups claim that the death toll has reached 12000. Meanwhile, President Duterte continues to receive wide political support and approval ratings.
Ave will share a couple of videos to illustrate the complexities of the Philippine political landscape: one on the war on drugs, and the other about the President's priority programs. We hope to have a discussion about them with you.
Sponsored by Ashdown Residental Scholars
 

Residential Scholars: Uruguayan Movie Night

Tuesday, 2 October 2018 | 18:30 - 20:30 | Hulsizer Room

Verónica is our new Residential Scholar from Uruguay and she'll be showing us "El baño del Papa." The movie has won many awards and is centered around the visit of Pope John Paul II in a small town in Uruguay. At the end, we'll have a short discussion and Q&A.

Importantly, dinner will be served, so to attend you must RSVP for this event here
Sponsored by Ashdown Residental Scholars
 

Residential Scholors: Filipino Movie Night

Sunday, 23 September 2018 | 18:30 - 20:30 | Hulsizer Room

Join us this Sunday, September 23rd at 6:30pm in the Hulsizer Room for our first Residential Scholars event of the year!

Ave is our new Residential Scholar from the Philippines and he'll be showing us "Heneral Luna," an award-winning movie centered around the Philippine-American war. The movie will be followed by a discussion and Q&A.

Importantly, dinner will be served, so to attend you must RSVP for this event here: http://signup.mit.edu/luna
Sponsored by Ashdown Residental Scholars
 

Ashdown Yoga and Smoothie Event

Sunday, 20 May 2018 | 08:30 - 11:00 | Hulsizer Room

Ashdown Yoga and Smoothie Event
 

Ashdown Yoga and Smoothie Event

Sunday, 29 April 2018 | 08:30 - 11:00 | Hulsizer Room

Ashdown Yoga and Smoothie Event
 

Residential Scholars: Argentinian BBQ

Saturday, 21 April 2018 | 12:30 - 14:00 | West Courtyard

Join us for our last Residential Scholars event of the semester!
We'll be enjoying some delicious Argentinian BBQ prepared by Fernando, Ashdown's Residential Scholar from Argentina.
To attend this event, you must RSVP here!
Importantly, please bring your own plate and utensils!.
Sponsored by Ashdown Residental Scholars
 
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