This Week at Baylor: Nov. 24-30, 2019
by Cacey Vigil, student news writer
WACO, Texas (Nov. 21, 2019) – This week, Baylor University will host multiple concerts along with a viewing of “Bethany Hamilton: Unstoppable,” the story about surfer Bethany Hamilton, who lost her left arm after being attacked by a tiger shark when she was 13. The University will have Thanksgiving break Wednesday through Sunday.
MONDAY, Nov. 25
Chapel Highlights - “A Service of Thanksgiving” will be held during Chapel services at 9:05, 10:10 and 11:15 a.m. in Waco Hall, 624 Speight Ave. For more information, visit the Spiritual Life website.
Movie Mondays - Movie Mondays will host a screening of “Bethany Hamilton: Unstoppable,” the story about surfer Bethany Hamilton, who lost her left arm after being attacked by a 15-foot tiger shark while surfing when she was 13. The story follows Hamilton and her resilience against all odds to become one of the leading professional surfers. The screening will begin at 7 p.m. at the Waco Hippodrome, 724 Austin Ave. Free tickets can be picked up at the Waco Hippodrome Box Office or online at Student Activities website.
Jazz Combos - Members of The Wayne Fisher Jazz Program, directed by Alex Parker, senior lecturer in jazz studies and director of the Wayne Fisher Jazz Program, will perform at 4 p.m. in Jones Concert Hall in the Glennis McCrary Music Building, 110 Baylor Ave. The concert is free and open to the public. For more information, visit the School of Music website.
Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble - The Symphonic Band, conducted by Isaiah Odajima, D.M.A., associate director of bands, and the Wind Ensemble, conducted by J. Eric Wilson, D.M.A., professor of ensembles and conducting and director of bands, will perform at 7:30 p.m. in Jones Concert Hall in the Glennis McCrary Music Building, 110 Baylor Ave. The concert is free and open to the public. For more information, visit the School of Music website.
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 27
Thanksgiving Holidays - Thanksgiving break will take place Wednesday through Sunday.
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Baylor University is a private Christian University and a nationally ranked research institution. The University provides a vibrant campus community for more than 17,000 students by blending interdisciplinary research with an international reputation for educational excellence and a faculty commitment to teaching and scholarship. Chartered in 1845 by the Republic of Texas through the efforts of Baptist pioneers, Baylor is the oldest continually operating University in Texas. Located in Waco, Baylor welcomes students from all 50 states and more than 90 countries to study a broad range of degrees among its 12 nationally recognized academic divisions.