SPJ Meeting Minutes: Nov. 14

The Official CJS HoodieGeneral notes

Tell your friends to buy sweatshirts! So far we have $18,000, will probably get $5,000 more; deadline Thursday at 12 p.m.

Dale Maharidge, Jelani Cobb, and Anne Cooper will all be unavailable for next semester


Serving turkey at Wagner House from 1 p.m. – 4:15 on Sunday and need 10-15 more people; email Steph to sign up

Harvey Weinstein panel will be Jan 17 (day before classes start) — could someone design a poster?

Lucille’s Ball (Gets its own section because there was a lot to cover)

December 12!

Need to sell 200 tix for $25 to make a profit; we spend $5,000

Juan to host the Roast and Toast, organize skits

Roey will help with organizing

Need at least ten acts (like Brigette and her fiddle)


Nicole will email Rebecca, Stephanie, and Andrew about Charles Blow

Rebecca will send the board the dates she signed up for for the lecture hall/world room

Send Rebecca any other dates you need ASAP

Positions and Committees

Kasiana organized a meeting with Scott Osborn from IT, would love students from different concentrations to come

Tulika is following up with other orgs on a safety collaboration

Roey will work on getting Dale Maharidge for a Brown Bag lunch

For future

We will be having a meeting next week, so please let Nicole know if you will not be able to make it


Our Official CJS Merchandise is Selling Fast

Our official CJS merchandise is selling fast. We encourage J-school students to purchase merchandise before our deadline of Nov. 16 at 12 p.m. because we may sell out before then!
You will receive your items around Dec. 7. SPJ will distribute the items to you.
Mugs = $10
Hoodies small, medium, large, XL = $40
CJS Mug ShotHoodies 2XL, 3XL = $43
Crew necks small, medium, large, XL = $40
Crew necks 2XL, 3XL = $43
Remember to buy your items BEFORE November 16th at NOON. They will not be available for purchase after this time.
T-shirts will be available in Spring.

SPJ Meeting Minutes: Week Seven

The Official CJS Crew NeckGeneral notes

We have almost $2,000 from the SPJ ’18 merchandise! (But we do need more) — tell your friends to buy!

Have to wait for spring class schedules to come out to announce spring events


Lucille’s Ball contract is almost done! We have a photo booth, DJ and it will take place on the rooftop of Hudson Terrace Dec. 2, 8 p.m. – 11 p.m.

Roast and Toast will PROBABLY be a separate (Dec. 12, 7 p.m. – 10 p.m.) event in the Lecture Hall

filmFilm screening will MAYBE be Nov. 20 at Staible

Next speaker event Nov. 20, 1 p.m. – 2 p.m., will be a workshop

Nov. 16 Hall of Fame event at Sardi’s on W 44th St, free for volunteers

Possible professor roundtables in December


Nicole will share the agenda so everyone can have it

Email Davi if interested in tabling for sweatshirts on 11/15 (Wed.) or the morning of 11/16 (Thurs.)

ALWAYS communicate your events with Michael for the calendar

Davi will create a Google calendar for all SPJ events

Positions and Committees

Inter-school governing board rep (Angelica) will send out a Google form to get feedback on what the J school needs from other schools — so fill it out!

Community service chair (Steph) is organizing at Nov. 18 event at Dream Center NYC, 22 spots for four-hour shift

Also, community service, Food Bank of NYC needs boxes unloaded Dec. 11

Steph should email Tulika about #lunchbag

Sarah has only four responses from her survey, so KEEP THEM COMING

Tulika is in touch with Bruce Shapiro about conflict training

For future

Nothing for this week! See you next week 🙂