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Summer Newsletter 5/26/09

I'm creating a new newsletter system.  If you want to see something in the newsletter, email your announcement to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

The weekly deadline is 8pm Tuesday.  I can't guarantee you'll make the cut if you send it at 8:01, but you're welcome to try.

All the POC news I could find to print...


Sleep Over:

-  Mark Endo is having a sleep over tonight, complete with movie watching.  Meet at his place now-ish.

Morning festivities will include a pool party and Sand Volleyball.

Bring your swim trunks and a sleeping bag!
 

Basketball Pick Up Game: 

-  6pm behind the co-rec on Thursday.  Look for 4 POCers (I'm not told which ones)

Climbing:

-  Emily is leading a climbing trip tomorrow (Wendesday) at 1pm, leaving from the co-rec.  Destination: Climb Time Towers

Meetup.com is climbing Thursday Night.  Meetup.com membership is free, Climb Time Towers membership is not.

http://www.meetup.com/www-indyrockclimbing-meetup-com/calendar/10465157/ 

-  Graham is rebuilding most of the wall in his apartment.  Look for announcements later in the week.

-  Trips to the red might be going out this weekend or soon after, but no commitments yet.
 

Kayaking:

-  Roll Sessions are happening every Monday from 5pm to 7pm.  Come play with us in the pool!

-  Look for beginner friendly trips to the East Race in the weeks to come.  Safest whitewater in the world, and it's in South Bend!!!
 

Mountain Biking:

-  McCormick Woods are getting better, but there's still work to be done.  Work session this Thursday from 4pm to 7pm.

Bring the following if you can: Weed-eater,  round shovel, pruner.

Also long pants, gloves, bug spray, and drinking water are a must.
 

Road Biking: 

-  Mark Endo is leading a beginner bike ride tomorrow (Wednesday) around 11am or so.  20 miles, no one gets dropped.

Brad's bio-inspired annoying corner of weird stuff:

Ever wonder why geckos can climb so much better than you?  Well according to researchers at Berkeley, the answer is Van der waals forces.

"You can't fool me! I took CHEM 115, I know that Van der waals is weak sauce."

Well don't take my word for it... fast forward to 12:45 and enjoy:

http://video.google.de/videoplay?docid=-998824710750092474

 

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