Blurb #3: Executive Secretary
Hey there chicken tenders!!! I hope week six is going well for you all and that everyone is not too stressed out yet. In times of stress, I recommend dancing and food; they’re quite soothing. Anywho…. for those of you who don’t know me and are not acquainted with me, my name is Rashida Blade and I am your current Secretary Chair for BSU! I am a fourth year transfer student, so officially...
Anonymous asked: As a black student here at UCI I just don't think the BSU is approaching all of this correctly. I don't think anybody is in the right in response to this act
Ordinary Revolutionary.: UCI RALLY DETAILS! →
thespeakingspook: for those interested! who: the UC Irvine Black Student Union, those in solidarity, and allies what: a rally! when: TOMORROW, MAY 1ST 11-2 where: UC Irvine, on the anteater in front of Langston Library why: overall, the rally is to continue to gain visibility of the antiBlack violence…
Ordinary Revolutionary.: THIS IS THE CALL TO HELP... →
thespeakingspook: TO THOSE ASKING WHAT THEY CAN DO TO HELP: 1) WE NEED LETTERS IN OUR (BSU) SUPPORT SENT TO UCI! We need everyone to write letters to either/both the UCI Student Affairs office and/or UCI Chancellor Michael Drake’s office demanding that action be taken in response to antiBlack violence that has…
Anonymous asked: How did the Monday meeting go?
"WHILE THERE IS RACISM, WE WILL NOT REST" →
thespeakingspook: Video from 4/18 at UCI. Took place in the Multicultural Greek Council meeting.
Here's an article of the recent antiBlack violence...
thespeakingspook: some of you all have seen or heard the story of what’s happening at UCI from different news outlets. as im sure many of you all can guess, (and what im now really seeing and living) the media is EXTREMELY biased (as are we, of course, but truth is most often found within the story of the victim)!! Here’s an article written from an amazing theorist and friend, John Murillo III,...
FOR THOSE SUPPORTING US AND WONDERING WHAT THEY...
thespeakingspook: PLEASE STAY TUNED FOR A “TIPSHEET” WE WILL SEND OUT WITH SUGGESTIONS ON HOW TO HELP OUR CAUSE OF EXPOSING ANTIBLACKNESS!!! Thank you!
Ordinary Revolutionary.: The OFFICIAL UCI Black... →
thespeakingspook: University of California and its affiliates, We, the Black Student Union, will no longer stand for the continuous disrespect of our community. How many of our freshman will have to move out of their dorms due to racial harassment? How many times will we be disrespected and demonized for…
AntiBlackness and Greeks at UCI
thespeakingspook: HELP ME GET THE WORD OUT ABOUT WHAT IS OCCURING AT THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, IRVINE’S CAMPUS! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4bEz9RTsie8&feature=youtu.be&t=45s The above link goes to the most recent anti-Black tactic used by students on my campus. The linked video is a sort of extra to the original video that the fraternity LAMBDA THETA DELTA made in order to...
Hello Community, hope your week is going well so far! Today is Black Wednesday! We will be out on Ring Road from 11-1:30 today. Be sure to wear your BSU shirts or wear Black to support! Follow us on twitter @BSU_UCI to win a free food item from BSU Also, be sure to vote in ASUCI elections this week, and to especially vote for SOAR!
Weekly Blurb #2: External Outreach
Happy Week 3 everyone! I hope you have enjoyed learning a little about your BSU Board and a little more about their roles in the community! This week you are going to learn about what my role is in the this organization and what my role is in the community as External Outreach. For starters though! For those of you who don’t know me, my name is Ayana Baines and I am a 2nd year...
BSU Monday! & other opportunities!
Hello community, hoping your weekend went well and best wishes for your upcoming week! As usual, there will be a BSU meeting tomorrow at 5pm in the CCC Ring Room! And make sure to come with us after the meeting for the CCC’s quarterly community dinner after our meeting! Also, if you are interested in signing up for a course to learn about your cultural background, and communicating with...
Weekly Blurb #1: Co-Chairs
Hello community, as an introduction to our positions and elections at the end of this spring quarter, we will post weekly blurbs here about our positions this year in BSU. To begin, here is a word from our cochairs this year - Ainaria Johnson & Kala Lacy: In BSU we serve as Co-Chairs. With the help of our board we plan meetings, and events, delegate tasks, serve as official...
Hello community, we hope that you all are having a good start to Spring Quarter! Tomorrow, BSU will be hosting Black Wednesday on Ring Road in front of Aldrich Hall and the Cross-Cultural Center from 11-2pm. We will be selling hot dogs for $2 and hot links for $3! Also, make sure to follow us on Twitter @BSU_UCI to answer a trivia question to win a free hot link tomorrow afternoon. Be sure...
Hello community. Tomorrow we will be selling hot dogs (turkey) & chicken skewers, for $3! Be sure to come out. From 11am-2pm on Ring Road. Thank you all for supporting us during Afrikan Consciousness Quarter.
ACQ Banquet Is Tomorrow!
Hello community, be sure to come out tomorrow to our Banquet tomorrow, and wind down our Afrikan Consciousness Quarter with some food & company. Be sure to come out at 5pm in the CCC Ring Room, as usual.
Black Wednesday Today!
Same as usual, 11-2pm, today we’re in front of the CCC! Wear your BSU shirts or wear Black to show our solidarity, strength, and unity as a community.
Thank You, Everyone Who Came To The ABC...
Let’s keep this momentum going. We have a lot of work to do, but we are ecstatic that we bonded the way we did this weekend!
Make Sure To Get Your Studying Done Before ABC...
7pm Study Hall in HH 232. See you there.
We will be watching “The House We Live In” and of course, having a discussion on the film. 5pm in the CCC Ring Room as usual! See you all there!
Come Out And Study Tonight With BSU!
HH 232 at 7pm
Hello people - just letting you all know we will be having Black Wednesday tomorrow from 11am-2pm, on Ring Road, across from the Cross-Cultural Center. Be sure to wear your BSU shirts or wear Black tomorrow!
BSU Meeting Tomorrow
It’s that time of the quarter again, every one. Tomorrow will be “What’s Going On?” with our campus’ own, Dr. Cones - & we will also be having a recap of ACQ so far, to see what you all feel about the topics we have went over this quarter. See you all there, and make sure to follow us on twitter (@BSU_UCI) & IG (@uci_bsu) Meetings will be at 5pm in the...
Second Annual Black History Movie Nights
Tonight at 7pm we will be watching Crooklyn in HG 1800! Be sure to be there!
BSU Study Session Tonight!
Come out at 7 in HH 232, we’ll have snacks!
Black Wednesday Tomorrow!
Black Wednesday is tomorrow!! From 11am-2pm with Delta Sigma Theta handing out Midterm supplies for the community. We will be on Ring Road in front of Aldrich Hall. Be sure to wear your BSU shirts or wear Black!
Hope the weekend was great to you all. And thank you to all who came out to our Bowling… err, Karaoke Night! Glad you all had fun! Anyway, today’s BSU meeting will revolve around Jim Crow. If you don’t know what that is, we will definitely make sure you learn what is is, but the severities and applications as well. We will also be having fun activities! Follow us on twitter...
Weekly Study Sessions With BSU Tonight! 7pm at HH... →
Come out and study with BSU tonight!
Be Sure To Come Out To Our Cosmic Bowling Event...
BSU Meeting Tomorrow!
Blessings community. Hope the first week of winter quarter has been kind to you all. For tomorrow’s BSU meeting, we will be having Frank Harris speak. And we will also be having an education/studying blitz, get started on the studying quick! See y’all there! Ring Room of the CCC at 5pm as usual. Be sure to follow on twitter @BSU_UCI
Come Support Our Men's Basketball Team Tonight!
We’ll be meeting in front of the CCC at 7:30pm to head over. See you there!
BSU Meeting Tomorrow At 5p!
We will be meeting in the CCC Ring Room, to discuss ABC Conference and to participate in another fun activity! See you all there!
Bonfire Has Been Moved To Tomorrow, Due To The...
But, we’re going to be kicking it at Concordia’s campus tonight at 6:30, info is here.
Bonfire Tomorrow Night at Balboa Beach in Newport....
Black Wednesday Today!
We will be out on ring road in front of Aldrich Hall & the CCC from now until 2. Come get your hot links before Thanksgiving!
People, tomorrow at the Rosa Parks House at 6pm will be our annual BLOC Thanksgiving! There won’t be a general BSU meeting, so come out to the house at 6pm, get some food, and hang out! See you there!