Present: Stuart Sia, Kenny, Colleen, Sana, Tenzin, Bryan, Kim
1. Journey With the Giant: China’s Stunning Rise to Global Stardom. Documentary. Feb. 12. Tuesday 7p.m. James Isaiah Gabbe.
Will announce to International Newsroom, China Seminar.
2. Thanks who attended the accreditation this morning.
3. This semester we make the t-shirts. Opportunity to come up with a slogan for Spring–We’ll be asking CUJ 13 to submit some slogans to represent our class. We need to select a slogan after voting and then start the ordering process.
4. ABA wants to organize Mardi Gras and is requesting SPJ to sponsor the event. It might be in Stabile. No liquor.
5. Adam Golub is going to start the yoga class every Monday in 601 B, 5p.m. to 6 p.m. Starting next Monday. We could create a sign up list and ask Adam about the max. capacity. World room and Lecture rooms are too sacred, so off limits.
6. Opportunities mentioned to Kim: Wine class. Should we promote? $450 for four weeks. No
Cosmopolitan, Lisa Ling. They want to screen the show and watch it in Stabile. No.
7. Quartz. Hosting an event with speakers and some editors. conversation on hiring issues and etc. Should we host? YES.
8. Storify Founder Mark Little coming. Need to choose between Friday afternoon or the following Monday.
9. Steve McCurry. Photographer for the National Geographic, shot the famous “Afghan girl” portrait with the piercing blue eyes. Friday. March 29th.
10. Whenever we organize SPJ events, we’ll need photographers. And, also need to keep the website updated with content.
11. SPJ Centennial dinners are happening. First one is February 28th at Rebecca’s place. Also looking at the last week of March and the first couple of weeks in April. 40-45 students will be able to participate. List will be up soon, and everyone gets to attend once.
12. Need to have more student activities. Student Life committee? Games, sports, races, board games in Stabile. More journalism documentary/ film screenings. Volleyball in Central Park. Massage nights.Dance class?
13. TUESDAY Evenings for SPJ meetings? Sunday is not working (obviously).
14. Oscars party in Stabile. Feb. 24th. Day before the Masters project deadline.
15. Sanjana wants to organize an “ALL WHITE” graduation brunch.
16. May 21st is Journalism day. 22nd is the big graduation.