Tuesday, Sept. 25: Dolores Huerta will be the keynote speaker at WSU’s “Hispanics: One Endless Voice to Enhance our Traditions” as part of Hispanic Heritage Month. Huerta is among the most important activists in American history. She fought for racial and labor justice and was one of the most defiant feminists of the twentieth century. At 87, she still fights for the same causes. Her fight reveals the personal stakes involved with committing her life to social change.
Wednesday, Sept. 26: WSU’s Department of Foreign Languages will host the Fall 2018 World Film Series: Origins & Destinies, “Mi Familia/My Family.” The film depicts three generations of a Mexican American family who emigrated from Mexico and settled in East Los Angeles. The film will be screened at 12:30 p.m. in Elizabeth Hall Room 229. The event is free for the public.
Thursday Sept. 27: Coming off their home loss in the season opener against BYU, WSU volleyball is looking to improve their season against Idaho.
The game will take place in the Swenson Gymnasium at 7 p.m. The event is $7/$5/$3/free to WSU students + four student guests with Wildcard ID, 801-626-8500, weberstatetickets.com.
Friday, Sept. 28: WSU’s Outdoor Program will host Friday Night Climbing every Friday this fall. The program staff will be there with top ropes already set up. Basic top rope climbing instruction will be provided at no cost. If you are interested in connecting with other climbers, this is a great place to learn or continue building on your skills. You can start climbing at 4 p.m. and it will be available until dark, located at the 9th St. Climbing Crag.
Saturday, Sept. 29: Oktoberfest continues at Snowbird. Held every Saturday and Sunday until Oct. 21, Oktoberfest attracts over 60,000 visitors annually and is one of the largest festivals in Utah. Snowbird offers lodging, food and other activities during the festival. Music at the festival includes Marketplace Music Garden and Alp Horns on top of the Hidden Peak. There’s a $10 fee to park at Snowbird during the festival.