Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Upcoming Events

Warriors Career in Sports Day

Join the Golden State Warriors at ORACLE Arena on December 3, 2009 from 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. as a panel of top Warriors executives discuss the business side of sports as well as how they broke into the sports industry, their path to their current positions, and advice they would give to students interested in a career in the sports entertainment industry. Executives from various departments including Sales, PR/Marketing, Game Operations, Finance, and Broadcasting will participate in this valuable executive panel. The registration fee also includes a ticket to the Golden State vs. Houston game later that evening.

Leadership Lecture Series

Barbara Ehrenreich
Bright-Sided: How the Relentless Promotion of Positive Thinking Has Undermined America
Friday, October 23, 2009, 7:00 p.m., Angelico Hall
Free lecture and book signing
No RSVP • Limited Seating

Ehrenreich reveals how positive thinking has infiltrated every part of American culture and she exposes the downside of this insistence on always and only seeing the bright side. Positive thinking has become a beacon of hope for many but all blind optimism has its consequences, not least a failure to find the real culprits or tackle the real causes at work. Bright-Sided is a call for a clear-eyed assessment of the problems at hand and a return to realism in America.

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