News Briefs

Nov. 7 poetry reading kicks off Veterans Week events at JCCC 

Bill Bauer and H.C. Palmer , Vietnam veterans, will read their poetry and discuss writing’s role in their post-war lives in “A Call to Words: Veterans and Why They Write” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, in Hudson Auditorium in the Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art. A reception will follow the reading in Café Tempo in the museum. It is open to the public at no charge.

Fiesta Nov. 14 raises funds for 

Latino students 

Enjoy a feast and raise funds for Latino students at the collge’s Latino Fiesta from 3 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14, in COM 155 (the dining room behind javajazz@jccc.) The event includes Zumba demonstration classes, food and Latin American music. Tickets are $5 each and are available in COM 306 or at the door the day of the event.

For more information, call 913-469-7680.

Graphic Design Club presents pop-up card workshop Nov. 9 

Learn how to make pop-up cards at a workshop sponsored by the Graphic Design Club from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, in LIB 313.

The materials fee is $10, and space is limited to 20, so participants should register in advance on Shop JCCC. All proceeds from this event will be used toward the graphic design Graduating Recruitment Showcase. Afternoon snacks and refreshments will be provided.

If you have questions or would like further information, email

Compiled by Farhin Lilywala, news editor,

The Campus Ledger

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