In The Loop: March 13 – April 9


In The Loop highlights events going on at Goucher and in places nearby to help readers stay up-to-date on what’s happening in the near future. Below you’ll find on and off-campus events hand-selected by Q staffers with college students in mind. The list will be updated as new events arise.

Events at Goucher:

Commuter Appreciation Week – Each day of the week features a special event to show appreciation for Goucher’s commuters! Monday: Commuter Grab N Go Breakfast, Tuesday: Commuter Appreciation Week Lunch, Wednesday: Game Night, Thursday: Commuter Movie Night and Popcorn, Friday: Commuters come grab a snack.

When: March 13 – 17, time varies

Where: Location varies

Cost: n/a

Notes: Open to commuter students only, check with OSE for more information

immeasurable: Studio Art Adjunct Faculty Exhibition — Features art by Selina Doroshenko, Ian Jackson, Dara Lorenzo and Htet San, Goucher’s own adjunct Studio Art faculty members.

When: Through March 31, open 9am – 5pm

Where: Rosenberg Gallery (Dorsey)

Cost: Free

Vamos y Jugar – Members of MEHA, join us to play games to win prizes.

When: March 13th

Where: Batza Room Athenaeum 4th Floor

Cost: Free

Preface Writing Party — Join Preface, Goucher’s Literary Magazine, for a pajama writing party! Hot cocoa and snacks will be provided as students gather to work on submissions for this semester’s Zine.

When: Monday, March 13, 7-9pm

Where: Julia Rogers Soper Room

Cost: none, but BYO writing utensils and mugs. 

Free! Book Fair – Stop by and get two free books. The book fair will focus on books relating to disability or written by disabled authors for Disability Awareness Month. Leftover books will be available to read in CREI. 

When: Tuesday, March 14th

Where: Ath 125

Cost: Free

Notes: list of books is at

Men’s and Women’s Tennis — Watch both the men’s and women’s tennis teams as they face off in a home match against Kutztown.

When: Tuesday, March 14, 3:30PM

Where: Goucher Tennis Courts

Cost: None

The Robert and Jane Meyerhoff Visiting Professorship Series Presents: Sherrilyn Ifill — Hear from Sherrilyn Ifill, former President and Director of the NAACP Legal Defense fund and current President and Director – Counsel Emertius. This is a great opportunity for students interested in social justice, current events, human rights, politics, and other related areas to learn from an expert in the field.

When: Wednesday, March 15 @ 7pm

Where: Krausharr Auditorium (Dorsey)

Cost: Free

Notes: Students do not need to register in advance, but should bring their OneCards to gain entry. Registration in advance is required for outside guests. Click here to register and for more information.

Ruth Rathblott (Speaker) — Hear from Ruth Rathblott, an expert in diversity, inclusion, and belonging; a Goucher alum; and accomplished speaker, non-profit leader, and author. This event is a great opportunity for students interested in community-based learning, diversity and inclusion, accessibility, and non-profit administration.

When: Wednesday, March 29 @ 7pm

Where: Hyman Forum (Athenaeum)

Cost: Free

Foreign Film Festival: I Still Hide to Smoke (Algeria) — Celebrate Women’s History Month with Al-Jaalia Arabic Club and the Asian Identity Student Union. Professor Flo Martin will speak, and food and drinks are provided. Film CWs: nudity, murder, talking about abuse.

When: Thursday, March 30 @ 7:30pm

Where: Kelley Lecture Hall

Cost: Free

Late Night Lip Sync — Presented by the Office of Residential Life.

When: Thursday, March 30 @ 9pm

Where: Hyman Forum (Ath)

Cost: Free

Let’s Talk About Sex! — Presented by the Goucher Health and Wellness Peer Educators, this event focuses on sexual health. Attendees will learn all about sex and will have the opportunity to win prizes!

When: Friday, March 31 from 1 – 4pm

Where: Hyman Forum

Cost: free

Foreign Film Festival: Whale Rider (Maori Tribe, New Zealand) — Celebrate Women’s History Month with Al-Jaalia Arabic Club and the Asian Identity Student Union. Food and drinks provided. Film CWs: drowning.

When: Friday, March 31 @ 7:30pm

Where: Kelley Lecture Hall

Cost: Free

Equestrian Zone Championship — Cacchione Cup competition 

When: Saturday, April 1

Where: Hosted by Goucher  

Notes: Senior Cole Jackson will represent Region 1 in the zone championships, hosted by Goucher. 

Foreign Film Festival: Wadjda (Saudi Arabia) — Celebrate Women’s History Month with Al-Jaalia Arabic Club and the Asian Identity Student Union. Food and drinks provided.

When: Saturday, April 1 @ 1pm

Where: Kelley Lecture Hall

Cost: free

Foreign Film Festival: Little Big Women (Taiwan) — Celebrate Women’s History Month with Al-Jaalia Arabic Club and the Asian Identity Student Union. There will be a Q&A with Professor Clay Chou and food and drinks are provided.

When: Saturday, April 1 @ 7:30pm

Where: Kelley Lecture Hall

Cost: free

Independent Music Club Concert — Bands include Ratiwera & The Local Geebers, Roxy 2, and Fibbing

When: Saturday, April 1 @ 8 pm (doors open @ 7pm)

Where: Haebler Memorial Chapel Undercroft

Cost: Free to Goucher students, $5 to non-Goucher students

Spring Fest: Capture The Flag

When: Saturday, April 1 from 8-10pm

Foreign Film Festival: Farha (Palestine) — Celebrate Women’s History Month with Al-Jaalia Arabic Club and the Asian Identity Student Union. Food and drinks provided. Film CWs: murder, starvation, infant death.

When: Sunday, April 2 @ 1pm

Where: Kelley Lecture Hall

Cost: free

Spring Fest — Field Day Games

When: Sunday, April 2 from 9am-4pm

April Open Mic – Share your talent with the Goucher community or show up to watch the show and support your fellow Gophers!

When: Thursday, April 6 from 7 – 9pm

Where: Pinkard (Ath Fourth Floor)

Cost: none

GYT: Get Yourself Tested — Free and confidential STD testing through STAR Track Adolescent Health Program from the University of Maryland School of Medicine. No appointment is necessary.

When: Thursday, April 6 @ 10am

Where: Heubeck Hall, Health Center

Notes: Tests are available on a first-come, first-served basis

Events in the Baltimore-area:

Baltimore Curriculum Project (BCP) Career Fair – BCP, a nonprofit organization that manages six charter schools in Baltimore city, is recruiting new teachers to work in their classrooms. 

When: March 25, 9am – 12pm

Where: Govans Elementary, 5801 York Rd., Baltimore, MD 21212

32nd Street Farmers Market – This vibrant and large farmers market has a vast selection of stalls. There’s everything from fresh produce, to homemade soaps, to international food. Carpool or ride-share with your friends on the short trip down York Road to change up your weekend routine. Skip Mary Fisher Brunch for a fresh breakfast sandwich and ditch the Towson Target for this open-air “department store.” 

Where: Waverly, Baltimore (20 minute drive from campus)

When: Every Saturday from 7am-12pm

Cost: Varies

Actors Anonymous at Towson University presents Clue — Towson University’s student run theater group is putting on a production of Clue next month. More information will be on their Instagram @actors_tu.

When: April 7th and 8th

Where: Towson University

Cost: None

3rd Annual Plant and Garden Swap – “In preparation for spring, bring your seeds, cuttings, plants, or garden supplies to swap for something else.”

When: April 1st, 2-4pm

Where: Rutter’s Mill Park

Cost: Free


Instant Songwriting: Musical Improv Singing with Highwire Improv — “Join us for a night of on-the-spot song crafting. It doesn’t matter if you’ve ever sung a note, or you’re someone who’s never picked up an instrument before – everyone is welcome. And if you’re already a song maker, this is your chance to shine, sharpen your skills, and find community. This is also a community of musical improvisers who love nothing more than sharing our love of music and comedy with others.”

When: April 5th, 7pm

Where: Roland Park Community Center, 5802 Roland Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21210

Cost: Free

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