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Weekly Broadcast for
25 August 2014

Spotlight Program

Spotlight Program


Red Dragon Theatre


August is:

  • American Adventures Month
  • Black Business Month
  • Bystander Awareness Month
  • Children's Eye Health and Safety Month
  • Children’s Vision and Learning Month
  • Happiness Happens Month
  • Immunization Awareness Month
  • Neurosurgery Outreach Month
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy Awareness Month
  • Traffic Awareness Month
  • What Will Be Your Legacy Month

Job Opportunities
Outgoing… motivated… on top of the latest trends… tapped into social networks—if that sounds like you, being a Fluent Student Translator could be the opportunity you’re looking for. As a member of our nationwide network of Student Translators you essentially act as a brand ambassador for companies like MTV, Verizon, Macy’s and Zipcar. You help them bring their products, brands and events to life. Click here to apply.

Job Opportunities
Do you speak tech (of the audio-visual kind) or want to get event production experience? If so, apply to be a Hunt College Union Student Technician. We are looking for some great students to supplement our tech crew. Apply now.

Ongoing/Of Note

CounselingThe start of the school year can be a time of excitement but also difficulties; particularly in the way of adjusting to college for both new and returning students. Visit the Counseling Center’s website for more information on college adjustment and how to make an appointment to speak with one of our friendly counselors.  

LEADThere are two exciting changes to the LEAD@Oneonta program this year!

  1. There has been a change to the LEADership Outcome requirements.  For more information about these changes go to the LEAD Level Requirements webpage.
  2. There is a new way to track your LEAD progress!!!  Effective around September 1, 2014, you will be able to log into Campus Connection and view your “Curriculum Progress” on the homepage.  This tool will show you all the level requirements and will automatically update as you attend more LEAD events.

To join LEAD@Oneonta, go to the LEAD page on Campus Connection and click the “Join Organization” button.  If you have questions about these changes or LEAD in general, please email Elise Cain or the LEAD Office

Oneonta Public TransitThe SA and OPT would like to remind you that all students are welcome to ride OPT for no cost (must have your SUNY Oneonta ID). Time and bus stops vary depending on day/night/weekend routes. Click here to get the schedule as a pdf file.

LEADStudents of junior or senior status can complete the LEAD Online Course on Blackboard to fulfill the Foundations of Leadership Credit. Email us to be added to the online course.

Tickets on SaleListed below are tickets currently on sale at the Hunt College Union Box Office which is open weekdays from 10AM-10PM and accepts cash and Dragon Dollars.

Today Is:
-Kiss and Make Up Day
-Secondhand Wardrobe Day
-Banana Split Day

Today's History:
1765 In protest over the stamp tax, American colonists sack and burn the home of Massachusetts governor Thomas Hutchinson.
1921 The United States, which never ratified the Versailles Treaty ending World War I, finally signs a peace treaty with Germany.
1944 Paris is liberated from German occupation.
1948 The House Un-American Activities Committee holds first-ever televised congressional hearing.
1980 Zimbabwe joins the United Nations.
1991 Belarus gains independence from the USSR.



Make sure to check Tracey out on the OneontaSA Fall 2014 Comedy YouTube Playlist

  • 9 AM Annual Hunt Union Art & Poster Sale, Hunt Union International Lounge - Everything you need to make your space... your space! Sponsored by Hunt Union. For more information call 607-436-3013
  • Senate
  • Comedy


Today Is:
-Dog Day
-Women’s Equality Day

Today's History:
1429 Joan of Arc makes a triumphant entry into Paris.
1789 The Constituent Assembly in Versailles, France, approves the final version of the Declaration of Human Rights.
1920 The 19th Amendment to the Constitution is officially ratified, giving women the right to vote.
1966 South African Defense Force troops attack a People's Liberation Army of Nambia at Omugulugwombashe, the first battle of the 22-year Namibian War of Independence.
1970 A nationwide Women's Strike for Equality, led by Betty Friedan on the 50th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment calls attention to unequal pay and other gender inequalities in America.
1977 The National Assembly of Quebec adopts Bill 101, Charter of the French Language, making French the official language of the Canadian province.
1999 Russia begins the Second Chechen War in response to the Invasion of Dagestan by the Islamic International Peacekeeping Brigade.

  • 9 AM Annual Hunt Union Art & Poster Sale, Hunt Union International Lounge - Everything you need to make your space... your space! Sponsored by Hunt Union. For more information call 607-436-3013
  • Trivia


Today Is:
-Just Because Day

Today's History:
The Americans are defeated by the British at the Battle of Long Island, New York.
1793 Maximilien Robespierre is elected to the Committee of Public Safety in Paris, France.
1813 The Allies defeat Napoleon at the Battle of Dresden.
1910 Thomas Edison demonstrates the first "talking" pictures–using a phonograph–in his New Jersey laboratory.
1912 Edgar Rice Burrough's Tarzan of the Apes first appears in a magazine.
1928 Fifteen nations sign the Kellogg-Briand Peace Pact, outlawing war and calling for the settlement of disputes through arbitration. Forty-seven other countries eventually sign the pact.
1991 Moldavia declares independence from USSR.
1993 The Rainbow Bridge, a 1,870-foot suspension bridge over Tokyo Bay, completed. 2008 Democrats nominate Barack Obama for president, first African American nominated by a major political party for the office of President of the United States.

  • Expo
  • Poetry


Today Is:
-Cherry Turnovers Day

Today's History:
1963 The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, takes place and reaches its climax at the base of the Lincoln Memorial when Dr. Martin Luther King delivers his "I have a dream" speech.

  • WDW5 PM Nutrition Navigation, Wilsbach Dining Hall
  • 9 PM FYE Mingles, Residence Halls

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Today Is:
-Chop Suey Day
-College Colors Day

Today's History:
1776 General George Washington retreats during the night from Long Island to New York City.
1793 Slavery is abolished in Santo Domingo.
1949 USSR explodes its first atomic bomb, "First Lightning."
1950 International Olympic Committee votes to allow West Germany and Japan to compete in 1952 games.
1957 US Congress passes Civil Rights Act of 1957 after Strom Thurmond (Sen-D-SC) ends 24-hour filibuster, the longest in Senate history, against the bill.
1960 US U-2 spy plane spots SAM (surface-to-air) missile launch pads in Cuba.
1964 Mickey Mantle ties Babe Ruth's career strikeout record (1,330).
1966 The Beatles give their last public concert (Candlestick Park, San Francisco).
1977 Lou Brock (St Louis Cardinals) breaks Ty Cobb's 49-year-old career stolen bases record at 893.
1991 USSR's parliament suspends Communist Party activities in the wake of a failed coup.
2005 Rains from Hurricane Katrina cause a levee breech at the Industrial Canal in New Orleans, causing severe flooding.
2012 The Egyptian Army's Operation Eagle results in the deaths of 11 suspected terrorists and the arrest of another 23.






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  • 4 PM SA Activities Council Meeting, Hunt Union Square - The SA Activities Council welcomes all students to come get involved in selecting, promoting, and assisting with campus activities. Student concert opener to be announced.
  • Balloon Blow Festival
  • 6:30 PM X-Men: Days of Future Past, Red Dragon Theatre - The X-Men send Wolverine to the past in a desperate effort to change history. FREE with valid SUNY Oneonta ID, $3 for all others.
  • Casino Night
  • 9 PM X-Men: Days of Future Past, Red Dragon Theatre


Today Is:
-Toasted Marshmallow Day

Today's History:
30 BC
Cleopatra VII, Queen of Egypt, commits suicide.
1617 Rosa de Lima of Peru becomes the first American saint to be canonized.
1781 The French fleet arrives in the Chesapeake Bay to aid the American Revolution.
1861 Union General John Fremont declares martial law throughout Missouri and makes his own emancipation proclamation to free slaves in the state. President Lincoln overrules the general.
1963 Hot Line communications link installed between Moscow and Washington, DC.
1967 US Senate confirms Thurgood Marshall as first African-American Supreme Court justice.
1982 Yasser Arafat, leader of the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) forced out of Lebanon after 10 years in Beirut during Lebanese Civil War.
1983 Lieutenant Colonel Guion S. Bluford, Jr., becomes the first African-American astronaut to travel in space.








Preview clips of The Evasons on the OneontaSA Fall 2014 Entertainment YouTube Playlist


Today Is:
-Trail Mix Day
-Franchise Appreciation Day

Today's History:
1756 The British at Fort William Henry, New York, surrender to Louis Montcalm of France.
1802 Captain Merriwether Lewis leavesto meet up with Captain William Clark and begin their trek to the Pacific Ocean.
1928 Kurt Weill's The Threepenny Opera.
1985 Police capture Richard Ramirez aka the "Night Stalker."
1997 Diana, Princess of Wales, dies in a Paris car crash along with her companion Dodi Fayed and driver Henri Paul while fleeing paparazzi.

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