This Week at Seattle University, 12/2-12/6

Written by Hannah Crivello
December 2, 2013

Bah Humbug Bingo
Wednesday Dec. 4
7 p.m.
Campion Ballroom

Come to Bah Humbug Bingo to support Lifelong AIDS Alliance and enjoy a fun game of bingo with friends. All players will have a chance to win a Windows Surface Tablet and other fun prizes. Tickets: $5 donation at the CAC and at the door or purchase a table of 8 for $35. Sponsored by the Health and Wellness Crew (HAWC). For more information, contact Kara Ortbal at

Christmas Tree Lighting
Thursday, Dec. 5
5:00 PM
Student Center and Lemieux Library and McGoldrick Learning Commons Plaza

Join the Seattle University community to celebrate the spirit of the holiday season with the annual Christmas Tree Lighting.

Swing by the OMA Lounge (STCN 322) starting at 5 p.m. to have some snacks and write a letter to Santa?Macy?s will donate $1 for every letter that they receive, up to $1million to the Make-A-Wish Foundation. (For more information, contact Manuel Carrillo of the Costco Scholars Advisory Board at

Then, beginning at 6:30 p.m., activities and refreshments will be provided in the Student Center, including live reindeer, Christmas carols from the Liberation United Church of Christ Choir and Unauthorized to Harmonize, cookies and cocoa, and Rudy and Santa handing out special Seattle University Christmas Ornaments. The tree lighting will take place at 7 p.m. in the library plaza. For more information, visit SU Christmas Tree Lighting or contact Patrick Rossmann in Student Activities at

?Solar Energy Panel Discussion
Thursday Dec. 5
7-9 p.m.
Bannan 401

Washington has vast potential for solar energy?east of the Cascades, the sun shines as much as California, and even in the often cloudy Puget Sound region, the sun shines more than Germany, the world?s leading solar market. Yet, we still only get less than half of one percent of our energy from the sun. Join Environment Washington, decision-makers, solar businesses and solar enthusiasts to find out how we can get to 10 percent of our energy from solar by 2020. Sponsored by Sustainable Student Action. For more information, contact Sean Mackinson at

Holiday Bazaar at Xavier Global House
Friday, Dec. 6
3-6 p.m.
Xavier Hall Lobby

Xavier Global House is happy to host a Holiday Bazaar featuring gifts from World Concern and Bead for Life, organizations that provide alternative gifts that help transform the lives of those living in their home communities. Stop by for some hot cider, hot chocolate, holiday cookies and games. You will also have an opportunity to give to victims of Typhoon Haiyan. Sponsored by Housing and Residence Life. For more information, contact Deanne Liu at

Faculty Viola Recital Featuring David Jolley
Saturday, Dec. 7
7:30 p.m.
Chapel of St. Ignatius

Quinton Morris, director of Chamber and Instrumental Music, and Erin Chung, adjunct faculty member, will perform works by Beethoven, Brahms and Grieg, and be joined by David Jolley, a founding member of the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra and horn professor on the faculties of the Manhattan School of Music and Mannes College of Music in New York City. The concert is in preparation for the dynamic ensemble?s recital performance at New York City?s prestigious Carnegie Hall on Jan. 11, 2014.Donations will support the SU Department of Fine Arts Instrumental Strings Program. For more information, visit Faculty Viola Recital or contact Em Olson in the Department of Fine Arts at