Thursday, January 31st

Time Event Title
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

The Joy of Mathematics

Behavioral and Social Sciences Building
Dr. Kemble Yates of Southern Oregon University presents "The Joy of Mathematics" as part of a Math Colloquium hosted by the Math Department.
4:00 pm

Fred Korematsu Day of Civil Liberties

Kate Buchanan Room
Please join us for this historical day honoring the late Fred Korematsu, a Japanese American who fought for civil rights during World War II.

In 1942, Fred Korematsu was arrested for refusing to go to a WWII incarceration camp for Japanese-Americans. He appealed his case all the way to the Supreme Court, which ruled against him. The court said the incarceration was justified due to military necessity. Forty years later, the discovery of new evidence allowed Korematsu to re-open his case with pro-bono lawyers. In 1983, a federal court in San Francisco overturned Korematsu's conviction. It was a pivotal moment in civil rights history.

In 1998, Korematsu received the Presidential Medal of Freedom from Bill Clinton, the nation’s highest civilian award. Mr. Korematsu passed away in 2005 at the age of 86.

In 2010, California passed a bill marking every January 30 as Fred Korematsu Day of Civil Liberties. It is the first day in U.S. history named after an Asian American.

4:00 - 4:15 - Welcome & Introduction
4:15 - 5:30 – Documentary: “Of Civil Wrongs and Rights: The Fred Korematsu Story”
5:30 – 6:45 – Documentary: “Searchlight Serenade” and Amy’s animation
6:45 – 7:30 - Panel with survivors, Naomi Inouye Meyer, Aiko and Edwin Uyeki

Presented by the MultiCultural Center and Associated Students.
5:30 pm

Women's Basketball vs. Chico State

Lumberjack Arena
7:30 pm

Men's Basketball vs. Chico State

Lumberjack Arena
8:00 pm

Tommy Emmanuel

Van Duzer Theater
Tommy Emmanuel is one of Australia's most respected musicians, and one of the world’s most impressive guitar players. His intricate “finger style” technique is akin to playing guitar the way a pianist plays piano, using all ten fingers. Rather than relying on a whole band for melody, rhythm, bass, and drum parts, Tommy plays it all—and more—on one guitar simultaneously. Moving effortlessly from folk to rock, jazz, country, and blues with remarkable flair and unforgettable showmanship, Tommy Emmanuel “is unquestionably one of the most gifted artists of our time.”—Acoustic Guitar

Ongoing Events:

Time Event Title
Jan 22nd-Feb 8th

Intramural Registration

HSU Campus
Jan 24th-Feb 28th

Foundation Training Drop-In Group Fitness

HSU Recreation and Wellness Center
Jan 28th-Feb 1st

Delta Phi Epsilon [Rush Week 2]

Library Circle

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