Celebrating and paying tribute to the rich ancestry and traditions of Native Americans this November.
Schedule of Events
View ‘n Chew
Piscataway Indian Nation Singers and Dancers
Wednesday, Nov 2
12 to 1 p.m., Daly Dining Hall
This View 'n Chew will enable you to enjoy your lunch while the singers and dancers perform the long-standing traditions, culture and heritage of their indigenous ancestors. Prepare to be amazed by this colorful, educational and entertaining performance! Experience a rich culture that is older than our country. Featured in Daly Dining will be recipes from the Mitsitam Native Foods Cafe in the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C. Please enjoy!
(Center for Diversity and Inclusion - CDI, Gourmet Dining, LLC)
Native American Heritage and Traditions
This event has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Lambda Theta Phi Latin Fraternity, Inc.
Thursday, Nov 10
8 p.m., LAH 129
This event will highlight Native American culture and traditions. It will bring more awareness to the month as well as provide education about the Native tribes and cultures that first inhabited our country. (Lambda Theta Phi Latin Fraternity, Inc.)
Other Upcoming Events
Voices in Media: Popular Music's Impact on American Culture featuring Grammy Award-Winner, Valerie Simpson
Tuesday, Nov 1
11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Yvonne Theater
Valerie Simpson, Grammy Trustee and ASCAP Founders Award-winner, performer, and composer and the Westminster Jubilee Singers, conducted by professor Vinroy Brown
Please join Business of Media and co-curricular student initiative,Tapestry, as they are again partnering in an event that features an icon from an underrepresented population. This year, their featured interview will be with Grammy Trustee and ASCAP Award-winner, Valerie Simpson. Ms. Simpson will be discussing music catalog ownership, artistic process, staying relevant in a fluid industry, and surviving long-term in a challenging industry. Two students will conduct the interview with Ms. Simpson as she is seated at a grand piano in the Yvonne Theater. Just so you know, Valerie Simpson is a native of Bronx, New York and she and her husband, Nick Ashford, wrote and sang as Ashford & Simpson. She is a legendary artist who wrote classic songs you still hear today such as "Ain't No Mountain High Enough," "You're All I Need to Get By," "Ain't Nothing Like the Real Thing," and "Reach Out and Touch (Somebody's Hand)."
(Business of Media - Tapestry; College of Arts and Sciences)
Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
Monday, Nov 14
5 p.m., BLC - Bus leaves
7:30 p.m., Movie Begins - Picture Show at East Windsor
The College of New Jersey (TCNJ), Rider University, and Mercer County Community College are partnering on an evening at the movies with our respective campuses. We are going to see BLACK PANTHER: WAKANDA FOREVER (ALL EXPENSES PAID)! Please join us in this exciting evening as we meet new friends and enjoy the sequel of Black Panther. According to the online synopsis, “Queen Ramonda, Shuri, M'Baku, Okoye and the Dora Milaje fight to protect their nation from intervening world powers in the wake of King T'Challa's death. As the Wakandans strive to embrace their next chapter, the heroes must band together with Nakia and Everett Ross to forge a new path for their beloved kingdom.” You won’t want to miss this!
SEATS ARE LIMITED! TICKETS WILL ONLY BE AVAILABLE ON WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 9 FROM 12 NOON TO 2 P.M. IN THE CENTER FOR DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION IN THE BLC. YOU MUST HAVE A TICKET TO BOARD THE BUS.
Tuesday, Nov 15
7 p.m., SWG 115
Two low-level astronomers must go on a giant media tour to warn humanity of an approaching comet that will destroy planet Earth. Stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Lawrence & Meryl Streep. Please join us!
(Office of Sustainability)
Wednesday, Nov 16
5:30 to 7 p.m., Outside Moore Library
Music begins at 5 p.m.
We are delighted to invite you to join us to kick off the holiday traditions on the Rider University campus. Commuters, take a break from rush-hour traffic before you go home and be with us in front of Moore Library for CELEBRATION OF LIGHTS! You can experience the holiday customs of Christmas, Diwali, EID, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Dia de Los Reyes Magos, and more! Several identity-based clubs and orgs will give you a glimpse into how they bring in holiday cheer through their traditions, with a candle-lighting ceremony. There will also be singing, spoken word, and dancing, with hot chocolate and cookies. Be there when a special visitor joins us on the Rider campus. So please invite your families, friends, and other students. You will not want to miss this fun-filled evening!
(SGA, Campus Life, Center for Diversity and Inclusion)
Wednesday, Nov 30
7 to 10 p.m., BLC Cavalla Room
Lambda Theta Phi Latin Fraternity, Inc.
Please join the Lambda’s in a karaoke night competition.Other fraternities and sororities will participate. A member from each organization will go head-to-head and compete to win. You won’t want to miss this!
(Lambda Theta Phi Latin Fraternity, Inc.)
Date & Time
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