Briefs 4/25/12

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Apr 242012
 
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It’s not too late to find a roommate

Still looking for a place to live for the next semester or someone to live with? Are you worried you might have to live out of your car or (gasp) with your parents? CSU’s Off-Campus Life has got you covered.

Wednesday at 5 p.m. in the Lory Student Center room 208 is Roommate Round-up, a place to find somewhere to live or someone to live with. This is an opportunity to meet people, gather information and interview participants to find a good roommate match, according to a press release.

At Roommate Round-up, people with places to live wear green nametags and people looking for somewhere to live wear red nametags. Those who attend then look for the appropriately colored nametag and start talking.

Scratch paper and other handouts will be available.

CSU women’s water polo dives into honors

According to a press release, the CSU women’s water polo team has won three all-conference honors for the second consecutive season.

The Western Water Polo Association honored Kallie Berry, Caroline Young and Kelcy Barott, Tuesday. Berry ranks fourth in the NCAA for her 56 steals, Young ranks eighth in the nation for goals and third for assists and Barott has been chosen for the all-freshmen team.

CSU is the eighth seeded team and will open the 2012 WWPA Women’s Championships Friday against Cal State San Bernardino, the No. 9 seed. The game takes place at 1 p.m. at UC San Diego’s Canyonview Aqua Center.

A leader in green architecture at CSU

Bob Berkebile, who is on the list of top influential architects in the nation and the founding chairman of the American Institute of Architects, is speaking Wednesday at 6:15 p.m. in Johnson Hall room 222.

The U.S. Green Building Council Student Chapter was awarded $10,000 to bring Berkebile to CSU.

Berkebile is one of the founders of the LEED rating system for buildings and was the winner of the Heinz award in 2009 for his community outreach and innovation surrounding sustainability in the built environment, according to a press release.

The event is open to all students and will bring in professionals from business, interior design, construction and engineering fields.

The Department of Construction Management sponsored the event.

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