Laker Life Briefs 11/29

Sabrina Edwards, Laker Life Editor

Perform Sing karaoke at Karaoke Night

On Monday Nov. 29 the Residence Housing Association is hosting a “Karaoke Night” for students. The event will take place from 7 to 9 p.m. Students can take a break from studying to participate in singing karaoke and eating food. Pizza will be provided to those who attend, free of charge. This will take place in the Kirkhof Center room 2263. Students don’t need to RSVP to attend this event and they don’t need to sign up for karaoke spots beforehand to sing. Upon arrival students will need to show their event pass to attend.

Give back at the Bake Sale

Miracle Network Dance Marathon is holding a bake sale Tuesday Nov. 30 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Kirkhof Center. There will be cookies, brownies and more available to be purchased. All of the proceeds will go to benefitting the Helen DeVos Children’s hospital. In four years the Miracle Network Dance Marathon has raised $162,000 for the hospital. The group will be fundraising for the hospital for the rest of the year before they hold their LakerThon in February.

Make holiday cards with Women in Business

Tuesday Nov. 30 Women in Business is hosting a holiday card making session where students can come to make cards for residents at Covenant Living of the Great Lakes. The event will take place from 5-6 p.m. at the Pew Campus in DeVos Hall room 201D. All supplies needed will be provided. This event is a way to spread joy to those who may not be receiving many holiday cards this year.

Combat procrastination with the Writing Center

For students who need help focusing on studying, the Night Against Procrastination is devoted to helping students focus on their work and combat procrastination. NAP is being hosted by the Fred Meijer Center for Writing. This is an overnight event, starting on Thursday Dec. 2 at 8 p.m. through Friday Dec. 3 at 2 a.m. This will take place in Lake Ontario Hall room 120. This will provide a space for students to relax in a quiet setting to write, study and work surrounded by other students who want to study. There will be activities to help students focus, like desk yoga, and games to keep students minds focused. There will also be writing consultants available for students to get feedback while they are actively working. There will also be food available for free, like snacks and midnight pizza, as well as drinks, like coffee and hot chocolate. Students can park for free in Lot M without a permit. Students can also nap during the event if they bring their own sleeping bags and pillows. Students don’t have to RSVP to attend this event and event passes aren’t required.