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Torero Weekly

Monday, Sept. 25, 2017

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As part of an initiative aimed at reducing the number of campus-wide emails, the Department of University Communications has developed the Torero Weekly, which aggregates events and announcements aimed at the campus community (faculty, students, and administration/staff) into a communication disseminated campus wide each Monday during the academic year.


Founders Chapel mass thumbnail USD Outreach

USD Outreach to Those Affected by Recent Natural Disasters

The USD community continues to pray for the victims of the recent natural disasters. If you would like to get involved, you can join USD's support of Catholic Relief Services, or consider supporting a USD student intitiative under development. Read More

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Paseo de Colachis Celebration

President Harris cordially invites everyone to celebrate the completion of Paseo de Colachis, Sept. 26 at 12:30 p.m. Join us for refreshments and games. Read More


Sep 26 Xerox art Speaker/Lecture Series

Old 'New Media': Xerox Art in Brazil

Monday at 6 p.m. // Manchester Hall, Manchester Auditorium

Mário Ramiro, Knapp Chair, will speak on Xerox Art and non-traditional media as part of the Illume Speaker Series. Read More

Sep 27 Empty school desk Center for Economics, Ethics and Public Policy

Debate: Is School Choice Good for America's Students?

Wednesday at 6 p.m. // Warren Auditorium, Mother Rosalie Hill Hall

Is school choice good for America’s students? This debate will feature Harry Brighouse of University of Wisconsin and Terry Moe of Stanford University. Read More

Sep 28
Arts and Culture

Banned Books Week: Fahrenheit 451 Film Screening

Thursday at 4 p.m. // Humanities Center - Serra Hall, Room 200

Celebrate "Banned Books Week" with a screening of Fahrenheit 451. Read More

Sep 29

Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement)

Friday, All Day

Jewish Holiday

Sep 30 USD Volleyball team Athletics

USD Volleyball vs. BYU

Saturday at 12 p.m. // Jenny Craig Pavilion

It's Pack the Pavilion Night! Come cheer on your nationally ranked Torero Volleyball team as they take on BYU, the defending WCC champs. Cost: $5 (free for faculty and staff) Read More

Oct 2 Founders Chapel Faith

Red Mass

Monday at 6 p.m. // Founders Chapel

Join us for this annual liturgy marking the opening of the judicial year; all members of the legal profession are invited to attend, regardless of religious affiliation. Read More

Oct 4 Not the Last Butterfly Arts and Culture

NOT the Last Butterfly Project - Film Screening and Art Creation

Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. // IPJ Theatre

Join us for a powerful call to action through the arts, using the lessons of the Holocaust, to discuss the dangers of hatred and bigotry. Read More

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USD in the News

Cardinal Turkson, military, peace activists, academics to dialogue on nonviolence

National Catholic Reporter

On Oct. 7, the visiting cardinal will speak at USD on the topic of "Christian Nonviolence and Just Peace", and say mass in the Immaculata on Oct. 8.

USD Grad Jamal Agnew’s 88-Yard Punt Return on Monday Night Football Impresses

Times of San Diego

“It’s surreal. I still can’t believe it,” the Point Loma High and the University of San Diego alum said.

How to Be Awesome

Scientific American

USD philosophy professor Nick Riggle is interviewed on his new book, titled "On Being Awesome: A Unified Theory of How Not to Suck."

Actor Edred Utomi on the impact of San Diego theater

The San Diego Union-Tribune

The USD graduate has had star turns in shows from San Diego Rep’s “My Mañana Comes” to San Diego Musical Theatre’s just-closed “Pump Up the Volume,” with more to come.

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Photo of the Week

Garden of the Sea at Sunset

Silhouetted palm trees and the Immaculata. Thanks for sharing, @antxstagram! Share your photos with #sceneatusd.

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