Date: February 5, 2020
Subject: HILC Weekly Newsletter 2/5


The Weekly Newsletter

Happy February, everyone! This semester, the HILC Weekly Newsletter will continue posting the best events hosted by or related to the Holland International Living Center!

If you have questions or concerns about anything, please contact


  • Vote for the new HILC logo!
  • Baking Club & Ice Cream Social!
  • Valentine's Day Decorating Event
  • HILC Hall Council Meeting
  • FREE Tickets for Yamato - Drummers of Japan
  • Raffle Winner - Student Spotlight!!

Vote for HILC's New Logo!

Open until Thursday, February 13th at 5:00pm

We had many wonderful submissions, and want to thank everyone who created a logo for the HILC Logo Design Contest! The staff have selected three finalists for the HILC logo--please vote for your favorite! (Note: you can only vote once, but emails will not be recorded).

Voting closes on Thursday, February 13th, at 5:00pm.

HILC Logo Options

HILC Baking Club & Ice Cream Social!

Saturday, February 8th

One of our awesome residents, Gloria Dawodu in Unit 3, is starting a HILC Baking Club. Come bake together on Saturdays at 4:00pm, starting this weekend on 2/8. Interested students are welcome to meet in the Main Lounge on the 2nd floor, and use the HILC kitchen to bake the delicious things you make.

If you'd like to join, please fill out this quick survey.

Later in the night, everyone can feel free to stop by the Main Lounge at 7:00pm for some delicious Cornell Diary Bar ice cream! Any baking club items people wish to share will also be available!
Please bring your own bowls and spoons and enjoy free ice cream with your peers.

Valentine's Day Decorating Event

Saturday, February 8th
  • At 5:00pm in the HILC Main Lounge
  • Come join Hall Council members and decorate HILC for Valentine's Day with garlands, balloons, wreaths, and more!

HILC Hall Council Meeting

Sunday, February 9th
  • HILC will host its weekly Hall Council meetings this semester every Sunday at 8:00pm in the Main Lounge.
  • Come and meet your Executive Board, hear about upcoming events and initiatives in HILC, and have your voice heard

FREE Tickets for Yamato - Drummers of Japan

Sunday, February 9th

We have several free tickets to offer to HILC students for this Sunday (2/9) at 4:00pm to see Yamato – The Drummers of Japan at Bailey Hall!!

“’The Yamato show is a genuinely theatrical experience, delivered with balletic grace and infectious humor.’” – Times Online (UK)

HILC Faculty Fellows Pete Loucks (Emeritus Professor in the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering) and Thúy Tranviet (Senior Lecturer of the Vietnamese language program) will be meeting interested students in front of Bailey Hall at 3:45pm. Please email by Friday, 2/7, at 3:00pm to reserve a ticket!

Raffle Winner - Student Spotlight!!

  • For liking our newest post and following our Instagram page, Unit 1 resident Alex Saylan won a Cornell sweatershirt and t-shirt today!
  • Thanks again to all who participated, and please participate in our future raflles and giveaways by carefully reading our newsletter


HILC Baking Club

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