Lion Notes

This is the place for all upcoming events on campus. Got an event you want published? Email [email protected] with the name of event, time, date, place, and a general summary. 

FRI. 3.01

bordertown release party

On Friday, March 1 in the Spiva Library Quiet Room at 11:30 a.m., the English department’s publication bordertown will be released, and the Literature Lives writing contest prompt will be announced

Sun. 3.03

Crash Course on Crusoe

At 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 3 at the Joplin Public Library in the West Community Room, the narratives and themes of the Literature Lives novel Robinson Crusoe will be discussed.

Mon. 3.04

Crash Course on Crusoe 

On Monday, March 4 at 7 p.m., in Cornell Auditorium in Plaster Hall, there will be a faculty panel composed of professors from multiple academic departments will discuss the context of the novel.

Tues. 3.05

Goat Petting

March 5, from 11-1 p.m., there will be goats on the Oval for goat petting.

Tues. 3.05

Earthenware Pottery Making

March 5, from 1-3 p.m. on the Oval, Southern Clay will be making earthenware pottery as done in the novel. Students do not need to be part of the club to take part in creating pottery. Clay will be provided by the club.

Tues. 3.05

Film Double Header

On March 5, starting at 4 p.m., at Bookhouse Cinema, there will be two films shown. Showing at 4 p.m. is Robinson Crusoe (1997), and at 7 p.m., Man Friday will play.

Wed. 3.06

Coconut Hunt

Organized by Campus Activities Board, on March 6 from 8-4 p.m., there will be plastic coconuts hidden outdoors on campus, and a prize will be offered at the end of the day.

Wed. 3.06

Pottery Pit Firing

On March 6 on the Oval, pieces made by members of Southern Clay and participants will be fired in a pit firing to turn them into usable ceramic pieces.

Thurs. 3.07

Speaker Shirley Tung

On Thursday, March 7, in Cornell Auditorium in Plaster Hall at 7 p.m., keynote speaker from Kansas State University, Dr. Shirley Tung will talk about the importance of diary keeping.

Thurs. 3.07

Pottery Pickup

On Thursday, March 7, in Cornell Auditorium in Plaster Hall from 7-9 p.m., pieces made during the week will be available for pickup.

Fri. 3.08

Gala Reception

On Friday, March 8, at 6 p.m. at the North End Zone in the Academic Room, the Gala Reception will take place. The winner of the writing contest will be announced and read the winning piece

The event also serves as the second half of the pottery pickup.