Newsline Oct.7- Oct.17

1. STEM Speaker Series

As part of the STEM speaker series, EC Professor Matthew Matta will host his workshop titled “The Basics of PITCHf/x and Mathematical Modeling in Baseball,” on Wednesday, Oct. 7 from 4-5 p.m. in the Alondra room above the bookstore. For more information, call 310-660-3593.

2. Blood Drive

The Inter-Club Council is partnering with Iota Kappa Chi and the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center to host a blood drive on campus from Oct. 13-15 in the East lounge of the Student Activity Center. For more information, call 310-660-3593 x3500.

3. Earthquake Drill

The Great California Shakeout will take place all over campus Thursday, Oct. 15 at 10:15 a.m. as part of the statewide earthquake preparedness movement. All students will be asked to drop to the ground and take cover under a table to simulate an actual earthquake situation.

4. Mid-term classes

Fall 2015 mid-term classes will start on Saturday, Oct. 17. Students can sign up for classes on while spots are still available.