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Fall 2007

9/13/07: MASS MEETING & MOVIE NIGHT - The EUSA board will introduce the club to the audience, followed by a movie yet to be decided by you. This will take place from 8:00 pm. The location is set for Room 4 on the first floor of the League. Food and refreshments will be served!

11/9/07: 7TH ANNUAL COCKTAIL PARTY - EUSA's biggest event of the year! The association will hold its 7th Annual Cocktail Party at The Original Cottage Inn's Banquet Hall. Come and enjoy food & refreshments, the company of other EUSA members & friends and the great dance awaiting us (featuring DJ Elson). The Party starts at 8:00pm. Buy pre-sale tickets now for only $7 (until Halloween)!

This year, EUSA is running a charity raffle in support of Oxfam America (tickets are available at the door and at all prior EUSA outings/events). Drawing for the prizes will be made at the Party.

Winter 2004

4/6/04: Soccer game: Japanese Student Association vs. European Student Association. Fuller Park, on Fuller Road, at 6pm. Be there!! :)

3/31/04: Winter Elections. It's time to elect half of the board yet again. This event is scheduled from 9pm in the Pond Room (Michigan Union). More information will follow as the date gets closer.

3/27/04: GRAND SLAM Charity Auction event at the Trotter House, BENEFITING THE VICTIMS OF THE RECENT TERRORIST ATTACK IN SPAIN. Come meet new people, get to know the Ann Arbor area outside of campus, and HELP OUT IN A GOOD CAUSE! Get there at 4:00pm sharp. Food and drinks will be served. REDUCED Full Membership fee to $5.00 only. Bring yourself, cash or check, and a car if possible (parking available). EVENT FREE TO ALL!

2/13/04: Dinner-Dance at the Cottage Inn once again. Admission is rated at $5.00 for Full Members, $10.00 for non-members, and $15.00 for those who wish to become members that night. For the first time ever, membership cards will be made on the spot! Served will be pizza, chicken snacks and drinks. Join all the fun that a EUSA party entails!

1/30/04: The European Business Conference, Hale Auditorium, Business School. The objective of the Business Conference is to increase knowledge sharing and networking opportunities among business leaders and students, as well increase awareness of the European Union as the largest economy in the world and the implications therein. Visit the website for information and/or to register. In collaboration with the European Student Association.

1/15/04: Mass meeting & Movie night. The EUSA board will introduce the club to the audience, followed by a movie yet to be decided. This will take place from 8:30pm. The location is set for 2105A in the Michigan Union. Pizza and refreshments will be served!

1/13/04: EUSA places itself in the helms of Winterfest. Along with many other UofM organizations, EUSA will have a table to show itself to the population of the university. This will take place from 4:00 - 8:00pm, on the 2nd floor of the Michigan Union.

1/8/04: "The Moderns between the Greeks and the Romans" (a roundtable discussion organized by the Center for European Studies and the Modern Greek program). Since its inception, modernity has traced its distant beginnings to a Greco-Roman antiquity of great richness and originality. How close the contemporary world is, or ought to be, to those beginnings has always been a matter of well-known contention. Quarrels between Ancients and Moderns continue to emerge periodically. Participants include EUSA's faculty advisor Daniela Gobetti (CES), Andreas Kalyvas & Arlene Saxonhouse (Political Science), David Potter (Classical Studies), and Lydia Soo (Architecture & History). Chaired by Vassilis Lambropoulos (Classical Studies and Comparative Literature). From 4:00pm, this discussion will be held at 2175 Angell Hall. Free to all.

Fall 2003

12/4/04: Movie night! Free to all. Taking place in the Parker Room (Michigan Union) from 8:00pm, EUSA will show the Spanish/Mexican "Y Tu Mama Tambien" (with English subtitles) of 2001. Membership cards and refreshments will be available.

11/20/03: EUSA participates in the Cultural Food Fair (6:00 - 7:00pm) in Chesebrough Lobby (North Campus), organized by the International Programs in Engineering Office. European-style food (free to all) will be available following the lecture by Andy Cothrel of Roche Diagnostics at EUSA's table. This event is part of the International Week 2003 from the 17th to 21st November.

11/1/03: The biggest crowd attracting event of EUSA's for the year yet. The association will hold it's 3rd Annual Cocktail Party at Cottage Inn's Banquet Hall. Sponsored in part by STA Travel in the Michigan Union, the event will also feature, for the first time in EUSA's history, a dance party (featuring DJ Vas). Whether you come for the FREE European-style appetizers, the FREE unlimited refreshments, your favorite drink at a discounted price, the ambiance, or the great dancing awaiting us, this event is a must for all EUSA members and friends! Starting at 8:30pm, this is FREE for Full Members, $5.00 charge for all others.

10/30/03: EUSA will hold its bi-annual elections on this Thursday. Half the Board positions will be up for re-election. This will take place in the Parker Room (Michigan Union) from 8:00pm. Refreshments will be served.

10/2/03: The semester's first mass meeting will be held at the Wolverine Room of the Michigan Union at 8:30pm. This evening will include a brief presentation of EUSA, membership benefits, the unveiling of the new logo, and a movie. Snacks and refreshments will also be served. Come get your membership cards!

9/13/03: EUSA will have its first ever picnic gathering! This will take place at Island Park, from 12:00 - 4:00pm. EUSA has acquired an alcohol license, so alcohol may be consumed at the premises. Located behind Fuller Park, this picnic area also features a shelter and a grill (for barbequing purposes). Bring some of your own food! There will also be space for our members to play soccer and/or frisbee. This event is going to be FREE for all. Island Park is on Island Drive, off of Maiden Lane and across from the UM Hospital. Parking will also be available. More information will follow. E-mail EUSA for directions to the park.

9/4/03: Festifall once again! This is UM's most popular event for all student organizations to introduce themselves to the UM community. Taking place every year at the Diag, you can be sure that EUSA will also have its table among those of over 260 other organizations! Come over and say hi, or sign up for our mailing list. Find out about EUSA. The organization showcase will run from 11:00am to 3:00pm.

8/28/03: The European Student Association will introduce itself this Thursday to new and old students at ESCAPADE, 8:00pm - 12:00am. The EUSA table will be located on the 4th floor of the Michigan Union. The association will be holding a contest starting on this day, so make your way to our table and check it out! Come by and enjoy the various activities in the Union, as well as free food! 

Spring/Summer 2003

5/28/03: EUSA brings you the LIVE showing of the Champions League final! The match of AC Milan vs. Juventus FC, featuring big name stars, will be shown for FREE at Scorekeepers Bar & Grill (320 Maynard) from 2:30pm. With both teams looking to clinch the double this season, this match is bound to be exciting and full of attacks from both sides. Individuals under 21 may also come to enjoy the game shown on a BIG SCREEN TV! Bring as many people as you want to because this event is FREE, LIVE, on a BIG SCREEN TV, and OPEN TO ALL! Brought to you by your very own European Student Association!

Winter 2003

4/11/03: Come to our big End of Term Party at Studio 4 (313 S. Fourth Ave.)! A discounted entrance fee featuring all-you-can-eat European style appetizers, FREE first drink, and DANCING... all in our own specially arranged and attractive setting. The entrance fee is $5.00 for full members, $8.00 for non-full members, and $10.00 if you pay for membership too. Please note that the discounted entrance for our guests will go on from 8:30 - 10:00pm for men, and from 8:30 - 11:00pm for ladies ONLY. After that, you will be required to pay the regular cover of $10, or have one of the limited passes available to EUSA. 18+ are welcome, but alcohol will only be served to 21+. Studio 4 carries a dress code of no blue jeans or sport shoes. E-mail if you want to attend the party or if you want a pass!

4/10/03: EUSA participates in celebrating GOODNESS DAY 2003 at the Diag from 11:00am to 3:00pm. A total of 85 different student organizations have registered for this. What will EUSA's random act of kindness be? You'll have to come and find out for yourself!

4/3/03: Election night once again. Come witness the creation of the board to lead EUSA till October 2003! Up to 5 positions will be up for running. Membership may be purchased at the event for a discount $5.00 (during election night only), as only full members will be eligible to vote. Refreshments will also be available. From 7:30pm to 9:00pm, at Pond ABC, Michigan Union (1st floor).

3/29/03: Game and Dessert Night at the Trotter House (corner of South University and Washtenaw). Starting from 8:30pm, come to enjoy a fun evening of board games and desserts from different parts of Europe. Free for full members and those who make desserts to share, all others pay $3.00.

3/15/03: EUSA's 2nd pot-luck event. To be held at the Trotter House (corner of South University and Washtenaw) from 8:00pm. All those who cook and full members will get in for free. It will cost $3.00 for all others. Cook special dishes from your country and share with the rest! Heating arrangements will be available. EUSA encourages you to join in on this multi-cultural event by cooking for at least 4 people.

3/13/03: Wolverine Room ABC, Michigan Union, 8:45pm. Pizza & Movie night featuring the Norwegian movie (with English subtitles) "Elling" (2001) by Petter Naess. Free for full members, $2.00 for non-members.

3/12/03: EUSA Board Members visit the Brighton High School to talk to children about Europe relate issues.

3/8/03: "Projecting Petersburg: a Synopsium". This will explore the juxtaposition of St. Petersburg's past and present in the struggle to maintain a singular identity and character while adjusting to the pressure of a rapidly changing world. Hale Auditorium, Assembly Hall Building, Business School (701 Tappan Ave.)

3/7/03: "Zafer Senocak" from the continuing Turkish-German lecture series. Featuring a famous Turkish poet. 3308 Modern Language Building (Conference Room) from 2:00 to 4:00pm.

3/6/03: "Ladies Night Russian Dance". Heidelberg restaurant (225 N. Main St.) from 8:30pm. Featuring Russian and World music from a Russian DJ. $5.00 ticket price, including lottery for presents.

3/6/03: "EU Enlargement: Economic and Investment Implications". A seminar presented by Alastair Newton, career diplomat with UK's Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) and director of Invest.UK USA. Brought to you by the William Davidson Institute (WDI). Taking place at the WDI Seminar Room 2:00 to 3:00pm.

3/4/03: "A New Europe: Challenges Ahead". A talk with Mr. Willy Hilen from the Washington European Commission. Michigan Union Pond room ABC from 4:00 to 6:00pm. Free to all.

2/16/03: Byzantium Lecture Series: "The Slavic States and Byzantium". The focus of this talk will be the South Slavic peoples and the effects the have had on the Balkans: demographic changes following the Slavic invasion; the process of Christianization and the bringing of most of these Slavs into the Byzantine orbit; the development of Slavic states, primarily focusing on the First and Second Bulgarian empires and the kingdom/empire of the Nemanjici in Serbia and the absorption of Byzantine culture and traditions by all three. A reception will follow the talk. Presented by John Fine, Professor of Balkan and Byzantium History (UofM). Admission is free. Scheduled for 3:00pm, Hendersson room (3rd floor of the Michigan League).

1/19/03: Group trip to the world famous North American International Auto Show. Meet at the Michigan Union Ticket Office (Michigan Union, ground floor) at 10:00am. EUSA presents you a with a discounted entrance price (regular price $12). Paid members will pay $6; all others will pay $9; or get your membership together with a ticket for $12. EUSA looks for volunteer drivers for car pool services. Drivers will be compensated for gas and Parking expense if asked.

1/14/03: The European Student Association gathers itself on the 2nd floor of Michigan Union for the year's Winterfest (4:00pm - 8:00pm). EUSA's own table will be among those of over 120 other campus organizations. Students can also play pool for free at the billiards room during the event.

EUSA announces a lowered membership fees for the rest of the academic year. Get your 2002-2003 Membership Card for $7 instead of $10. Take advantage of the great deals that come with it!

Fall 2002

12/7/2002: The most cultural event of the European Student Association to date! EUSA holds a pot-luck event from 8:30pm, with participating members bringing a dish of their native country to share with everybody. This will take place at the Trotter House (corner of South University and Wasthenaw). Heating arrangements for the food will be available. Cooks are encouraged to bring information about the dish to make up EUSA's cookery book. Munching time everybody!

12/5/2002: EUSA participates in the International Volunteering Day. Starting at 8pm in the Michigan Union, this event is intended to promote, facilitate and recognize volunteerism. EUSA is working with Net Aid, Rotaract Club, Delta Upsilon, Lambda Chi Alpha, and Sigma Delta Tau. Refreshments will be served, and entrance will be free. Information on Int'l Volunteering Day is available here.

11/29/2002: EUSA speaker, Konstantine Ghirtis, hosts an After-Thanksgiving dinner at his place from 6:30pm. After the dinner, we'll head to Studio 4 for dancing at no cover (save $10). Please e-mail Konstantine if you plan to go.

11/21/2002: EUSA invites you and everyone to its 2nd Annual Cocktail Party! The event starts at 8:30pm, free for paid members, $5 for all others. In a reserved banquet hall for EUSA, free food, as well as free soft drinks and/or a discount on the first beer or wine will be served! Come along, whether you're an EUSA member or not, and mingle the "Funky Europeans"! Cottage Inn is located at 512 E. Williams. 

10/18/2002: Election night at the Pond ABC room of the Michigan Union. 8 positions are open for voting. Come, join and determine who will lead EUSA till next April. Arrive at 8:00pm. Look over EUSA's constitution for voting procedures. FREE pizza will be provided.

9/20/2002: Mass Meeting & Movie Night in Anderson ABC of the Michigan Union at 8:00pm. Garlic rolls will be provided. The movie showing will be Alejandro Amenábar's "Open Your Eyes" (1997) starring Penélope Cruz. Spanish with English subtitles.

9/15/2002: EUSA heads to Studio 4 for a night of dancing.

9/7/2002: EUSA will have its own table at the Diag during this year's Festifall. Come over and say hi, or sign up for our mailing list. Find out about EUSA. The organization showcase runs from 11:00am to 4:00pm.

A whole new academic year calls for renewal of accounts. Make sure to get your new EUSA membership card to take advantage of the great deals that come with it. The membership fees is now $10 for the whole year (and with all the benefits, it can't get much better than that)! Click here for a complete list of EUSA sponsors.

Spring/Summer 2002

Thursdays at Dominick's (on Monroe, near the Business School). Everyone will meet at around 8:00pm till close (10:00pm). EUSA has their own table reserved so just look for the EUSA trademark logo sign and the big jars of Sangria next to the water fountain in the outdoors backyard! See you there (weather permitting)!

EUSA board members have managed to acquire various sponsors around campus! Take advantage of the great deals that come with your EUSA membership card. Email to ask for yours today! The list of EUSA sponsors is available here.

6/9/2002: Trip to the 44th Bavarian Festival! Join us for a trip to the picturesque traditional German village of Frankenmuth to enjoy this unique and colorful event. Sunday is the last day of this 4 day festival that culminates in the Grand Parade! Meet us at the Cube next to the Michigan Union at 10:30am.

Winter 2002

04/25/2002: Social gathering at Dominick's in downtown Ann Arbor (on Monroe, near the Business School). Everyone will meet around 8:00pm till close (10:00pm). EUSA has their own table reserved so just look for the sign and the big jars of Sangria! See you there!

04/17/2002: As we are at the end of the 2001-2002 academic year, we'd also like to sincerely thank everyone for making this first year of EUSA a fantastic one. Who would of thought we'd grow to a group of 270 friends (coming from Europe & all over the World). Thanks again to everyone who has participated and very best of luck in your final exams. All of us should thank and appreciate Dr. Daniela Gobetti and Dr. Steven Whiting for being our faculty advisors, and being there to help EUSA through this first year.

04/12/2002: The European Student Association invites you to its huge End of the Year Party! Come over for an opportunity to have FREE European style appetizers, drinks at specially discounted prices, and dancing. All in our own specially arranged space in the attractive setting of Studio 4 (313 S. Fourth Ave.) starting at 8:30pm! The entrance fee is $4 for full members, $6 for non-full members, and $8 if you pay for membership and a ticket. Please note that the discounted entrance for our guests will go on from 8:30 - 9:45 pm ONLY. After that, you will be required to pay the regular entrance cover of $10. 18+ are welcome.

04/04/2002: The European Student Association is having its first elections at the Anderson ABC Room of the Michigan Union! The elections (PowerPoint) will be held at 8:00pm. Seven positions will be up for voting. The elections will run according to the rules and regulations of the recently ratified Constitution.

03/14/2002: The Constitution Committee and the Board of the European Student Association are excited to invite you to the EUSA Constitution Ratification General Assembly. The Constitution Proposal (PDF) and the voting procedure (PDF) are available for download. The meeting will be held at Michigan Union in the room Anderson D at 8:00pm. We'll first have FREE food and refreshments to get everyone ready for the exciting work.

03/09/2002: EUSA invites you to a fun filled afternoon of ice-skating from 1:30-4:00pm at the Yost Ice Arena (on S. State St.). Whether you’re a professional, or a first timer, come spend some time with your fellow EUSA citizens on ice! Entrance is free for EUSA members and $3.00 (students) or $5.00 (non-members). Skate rentals cost $2.00. If you have your own pair of skates, bring them along. Dress warm!

02/15/2002: Movie and pizza night will be held at 8:00pm at Wolverine ABC - Michigan Union. The movie showcased will be Stephen Daldry's "Billy Elliot" (2000) starring Julie Walters and Jamie Bell. The movie is in English. FREE pizza will be provided. Before the movie there will also be a short presentation on important upcoming events.

01/25/2002: EUSA will be represented at the MIT European Career Fair, which is being held from January 25-27. This is in hopes of a European Career Fair eventually being held annually at the University of Michigan. E-mail us if you are interested in helping with such an endeavor.

01/24/2002: Come visit us at Winterfest (Winter semester equivalent to Festifall). The showcase will be on the second floor of the Michigan Union from 11:00am - 4:00pm.

01/13/2002: Group trip to the world famous North American International Auto Show. Meet at the Cube on central campus at 9:00am. A 40% discount on admission (original price is $10 per person) is available to groups of 25 and more. Paid members will get their tickets for $6, pay your membership together with a ticket for $11, or don't pay for membership and pay $9 (to help cover the gas and parking). Drivers go for FREE! We head to Greek Town afterwards for a late lunch.

Fall 2001

12/31/2001: New Year's Eve party hosted by Konstantinos Ghirtis at 9:30pm.

12/25/2001: Christmas lunch hosted at the apartment of Konstantinos Ghirtis at noon. Participation is also encouraged by bringing a dish or dessert from your country.

12/14/2001: Movie and pizza night at 8:00pm at Anderson D - Michigan Union. The movie showcased will be Francis Veber's "The Closet" (2001). French with English subtitles. FREE pizza also provided.

11/22/2001: Thanksgiving dinner hosted at the apartment of Konstantinos Ghirtis at 7:30pm. Happy Holidays!

11/16/2001: Social gathering at Good Time Charlie's in downtown Ann Arbor (on Corner of Church and South University). Everyone will meet at around 8:30pm. See you there!

11/09/2001: Cocktail party at Cottage Inn on E. Williams at 8:00pm. Lots of FREE food, and we hope to see many members have the chance to attend!

10/26/2001: Social gathering at Conor O'Neills's in downtown Ann Arbor (on South Main). Everyone will meet at around 8:00pm. See you there!

10/12/2001: Social gathering at Heidelberg in downtown Ann Arbor (on North Main). Everyone will meet at around 8:00pm. Hope to see you there!

09/26/2001: Inaugural mass meeting of the EUSA will be held at 8:00pm at Pond ABC - Michigan Union. Following the mass meeting there will be a free showing of Roberto Benigni's "Life is Beautiful" (1998). The movie is in Italian with English subtitles.

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