Anthropology club holds pizza fundraiser

By Swapna Vettiyil

The Anthropological Society held the first fundraiser of the year to raise funds for anthropology conferences.

The club stands behind their mission statement that states, “the Anthropological Society functions to enhance student education, especially in preparation for graduate studies or professional employment through community-level involvement, and attendance of state, regional, and national professional conferences.”

They also look forward to creating student visibility within the immediate as well as the professional community to encourage holistic and respectful cross-cultural ideals; and to initiate camaraderie among anthropology students.

The club holds film screenings on campus in hopes of increasing awareness.

Fundraisers help the club ensure funds are available to support the clubs various activities.

The club is involved in community service on and off campus.

According to the club they “aim to continually be engaged in their field, in supporting peers, and work to uphold the CPP motto “learn by doing.”

The Anthropological Society hopes to give students the tools they need to succeed by connecting them with professionals in their field.

“Our clubs aims to build a community on campus, and to be a support to our students,” the club’s publicity chair Rafaella Lisboa said.

The Fundraiser was called the Super Blue Blood Moon.

The Anthropological Society sold pizza for $2 a slice.

Cookies, water bottles and soda cans were $1.

The club also offered single slice combos for $4.50, and double slice combos for $6.

The Anthropological society was excited for this event because it allowed them to access more funds allocated to them from ASI.

“These funds will be used for future events, including the Society for California Archaeology Conference in March” Lisboa said

The Anthropological Society will hold their next fundraiser on Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14.

The club aims to continually be engaged in the field and in supporting its peers

Anthony Carrillo / The Poly Post

The club aims to continually be engaged in the field and in supporting its peers

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