Celebrated every Thanksgiving as the Native Americans who saved the Pilgrims from starvation, and then largely forgotten in U.S. history for their bravery in extending a helping hand to the European colonizers who eventually turned on and conquered them, the Wampanoag Tribes of Cape Cod and Martha's Vineyard are now saying loud and clear, and in their Native tongue, "As Nutayuneân," - We Still Live Here. Directed by Anne Makepeace. 2011. 56 minutes.
Join the Center for Student Involvement for its Eagles Care service trip to Dress for Success, a nonprofit organization that assists more than 5,000 women who are unemployed, recently employed and adjusting, or gainfully employed in the greater Los Angeles area. Lunch and transportation will be provided. Sign up at CSI front desk starting Nov. 1.
Join the APISRC for our first API Movie Time this year, Act of War--The Overthrow of the Hawaiian Nation. This hour-long documentary is a provocative look at a historical event of which few Americans are aware. Through archival photographs, government documents, films, political cartoons, and dramatic reenactments, this film explores colonialism and the conquest of a Pacific Island nation by western missionaries and capitalists in 1893. Directed by Na Maka O Ka’ Aina. 1993. 58 minutes.
Preparing for and taking tests is an anxiety-producing experience for many college students. Being an effective test-taker involves more than just knowing the subject matter, it involves knowing and applying test-taking skills. This presentation will offer some suggestions for reducing this anxiety through learning effective test-taking skills.