We’re Proud of You, San Francisco!

crowd2Photo Credit: James Tensuan, Special To The Chronicle

One of San Francisco’s most beloved annual events SF Pride Parade painted the streets with colors last Sunday. Hundreds of thousands of people from different communities located all around the Bay Area gathered to celebrate the diversity of humanity all around the world.

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Photo Credit: Multiple photographers, all located on SFGate’s article.

Above all the colors, diversity and fun things you could spot during the parade, the most glaring detail was the fact that the parade was perceived as a bittersweet celebration. This year’s SF Pride Parade was a form of solace handed out to the victims of the violent shooting in Orlando, and it was presented in the most vivid way possible.

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With the help of the president of our very own L.O.V.E. Club, Hiroyuki Enokida, and his friends who helped him with all of his effort in making this happen; Golden Gate University had its own booth for SF Pride Parade for the first time! “The attendance was great!” the officials said, and they have already started planning their attendance for next year’s SF Pride Parade.

Our community thanks Hiro and his team for making our appearance in this year’s parade happen, as well as all of our L.O.V.Ers who attended to the parade to represent our community in the fanciest t-shirts of the crowd!

Click here to view the photo album that our volunteer photographer Ariba Hasan has created for you, Social Heads.

GGU Social presents…

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This week’s featured club is Golden Gate University’s Investment Research Club (IRC). Here’s how their description reads:

“We are a group of students who have a passion for finance and investing. We meet bi-monthly to collectively research, analyze, and value companies from an investor’s perspective. 

Through research, networking, and guest speakers, we gain practical skills, knowledge, and connections to help each other increase our aptitude with investments.”

The officers and members of Investment Research Club periodically share recaps, videos and documents from their events and workshops on their Google Docs group, which can be very useful for you future researchers and investors out there.

You can contact the club at ggu.investment.research.club@gmail.com with any questions you may have.

Events to keep an eye on

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July is here and we bet some of you already know what that means! It’s time for another Career Meetup. Office of Career Planning will be hosting their next Career Meetup workshop on July 6th!

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There are no other notable events being hosted on campus within the next week, so we decided to get you a little bit excited about what we have planned for you. We’re happy to announce that we will be hosting our very first social gathering event on August 4th! Mark your calendars, because you will not want to miss this event!

GGU Social Summer Party will feature DJ Mondee B. with his brand new setlist along with an exclusive reveal of our big-and fun–contest. Consider the image above as a teaser since we really enjoy teasing you, our beloved readers.

We will be delivering you all the details about our Summer Party next week!

Wrapping up

Thank you for reading this week’s #SocialWednesday. If you missed last week’s #SocialWednesday and would like to find out about the new Vice President for Community Involvement that just joined SGA’s roster for the Summer Term, click here to read it.

We are always checking our e-mails and we encourage you to e-mail us at ggusocial@ggu.edu with any questions you may have as well as the events, photos and ideas you would like us to share with the community! 

We have created a Categories Page so that you can browse through our posts with ease. Visit the page by clicking here and browse through GGU Social easier than ever!

We are really appreciating the amount of views we have been receiving since the launch, and your feedback means the world to us! Please contribute in this brand new 4 question survey to let us know a little bit about your thoughts. You can also let us know what you think of GGU Social so far, and submit the topics and features you would like us to include by e-mailing us at ggsocial@ggu.edu!

 

Until next week,
Tarik A.

GGU Social Did You Know 2-7

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