Office of Intercultural Relations hosts game night

Natalie Hockaday | Contributing Writer

The office of Intercultural Relations hosted a game night on Friday, November 16 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. The event was created to bring together students of ODU together to experience a fun night of games originated from various cultures.

The purpose of International Game Night was to “Create a more inclusive community…we think it is important because we really want to try to create a community on campus and have everyone else know that we are an open community to welcome anyone,” said Michael Osorio, President of Global Monarch Club.

The games that were provided at the event were Chess, Guess Who, Taboo, and Apples to Apples. The event also provided food from Chick-fil-a and Panda Express.

Toward the conclusion of the event surveys were passed out in order for the Office of Intercultural Relations to receive feedback on their event and understand the perspectives of students who attended the game night.

“I expected to play fun games and interact with people I have never met before and the experience was great because I got to meet new people,” said Ciera Seymour, freshman.

The Office of Intercultural Relations is a space at ODU that promote engaging and experiencing the various cultures that surround the campus and promotes inclusiveness within various cultural communities on campus.

“You feel welcome in the community and you get to interact with people from other cultures and other countries,” said Farid Tavakol, second year graduate student.