Socialight

The Socialight Week 10: Black Student Union (BSU)

The Socialight Week 10: Black Student Union (BSU)

This week on the Socialight, we visited with the Black Student Union (BSU) who meets weekly at the Davis community center. This group was the most welcoming of all the groups we've met this semester. We instantly felt connected. Sitting in a circle and hearing about the passions and plans of BSU, we could grasp just how influential they stri...

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The Socialight Week Nine: American Sign Language Club (ASL)

Learning a new language doesn't mean speaking one! This week on the Socialight, we chose, shall we say, a quieter club to showcase, American Sign Language Club. This group was hard at work when we walked into Argyros Forum room 206. They were signing a special song to be performed on May 1 called "Thrift Shop" by the rapper, Macklemore. ...

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The Socialight Week Seven: Invisible Children

It's time to get involved and it's easier than you think! This week, Zoe and I went to visit Invisible Children on campus. This is a large group of individuals who have continued their involvement in Invisible Children from high school and who have also become a part of the group during college. Invisible Children is a national organizat...

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The Socialight Week Eight: Chapman On Broadway

Chapman On Broadway soars with delightful sound... Visiting Chapman On Broadway was a great experience. We walked into the Student Union and were flooded with greetings and smiling faces. This week is different because rather than attending a regular rehearsal we attended one of their shows. Chapman On Broadway is a group of about 20 students w...

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Socialight Week Six: Student Government Association (SGA)

This week on the Socialight, Zoe and I decided to make a trip to Argyros Forum and visit Chapman's Student Government Association, commonly referred to as SGA. We thought since SGA is such a large campus organization it might help students to see what it looks like on the inside. SGA meets and reviews their weekly budget on Fridays from 1 ...

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Socialight Week Five: SoundCheck

Zoe and I love to sing so walking in to Bertea Hall wasn't so hard. We didn't, however, realize that we were going to be walking into such a familial atmosphere at this week's meeting of SoundCheck. SoundCheck is an acapella group that has performed all over the community. They sing contemporary songs with multiple parts ranging from bass to sopr...

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Socialight Week Three: Improv Inc.

All the world's a stage...now lets get up there!  We were so excited to visit Improv Inc., an improvisational performance club, here at Chapman. As soon as we walked in to Argyros Forum 208, we were greeted by about 20 students who were eager to meet us. We stepped into what felt like a family gathering, something that was very warm and welcom...

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Socialight Week Two: Simply Vocale

Do re mi, it's time to sing! It is 10 p.m. and we are in Davis Community Center near Chapman's dormitories. We are here to visit Simply Vocale, an all women a capella group here at Chapman. The girls are extremely excited to have us, as they are ready to sing the moment we ask.  The women meet on Thursday and Sunday nights from 10 pm-12...

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Socialight Week One: Equestrian Club

It's pony ridin' time... One hidden club you may or may not expect to find at Chapman University is the Equestrian Club. As an off-campus club, many may have not heard of it. Regardless, the country is now a lot closer than you might have originally expected. When walking into the barn for the first time, club members can immediately smell t...

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