Dear All,


Welcome back! Hopefully you all had wonderful summers and are ready for a great new year. Many of our groups are kicking off their programming this week, so make sure you don’t miss out. Check this newsletter every Sunday night for an overview of everything gay coming up in the next week and beyond. Also don’t miss Lambda Alliance’s first general body meeting this Thursday. Agenda is below:


1.  Icebreaker/Welcome Back

2.  IvyQ Conference

3.  Leaders Meeting Recap

4.  QPenn

5.  Intercultural Fund

6.  Listservs

7.  March on Washington

8.  Chit Chat Minutes (aka: Open Forum)



Your Lambda Board,

Dennie Zastrow, Chair

Baylee Feore, Vice Chair of Political Affairs

Kyle Lutkewitte, Vice Chair of Internal Affairs

Tyler Ernst, Vice Chair of Finance and Development

Paul Richards, Vice Chair of Communications



Calendar of Events



Wharton Alliance General Body Meeting
Date: Monday, Sept. 14

Time: 8:00 p.m.

Location: Huntsman Hall F36
Meet the Wharton Alliance board and general body members for the first GBM of the year - freshman encouraged to attend! Stay after for a brief info session on this year's upcoming Out for Undergraduate Business Conference to be held in NYC this October, led by Justin Warner.

For more information, please go to



QUEST Scavenger Hunt

Date: Tuesday, Sept. 15

Time: 8:00 p.m.

Location: starts on grassy area between Gregory College Houses
Join us on our “'QUEST for QUEST” scavenger hunt! Who says all the fun stuff happens only during NSO? Come explore Penn's campus while getting to meet your peers! This will be a great chance to meet some new friends and get excited for an exciting year of QUEST fun, so be sure you don't miss out! We will be meeting on the grassy knoll outside Gregory College House and the LGBT Center.



Open Queer People of Color Board Meeting

Date: Tuesday, Sept. 15

Time: 8:00 p.m.

Location: LGBT Center
Our first board meeting of the year will be open to any general body members interested in taking a look at how QPOC runs!



Mock Case Study with Bain and the Wharton Alliance

Date: Wednesday, Sept. 16

Time: 6:00 p.m.

Location: TBD

Join top-tier consulting firm Bain & Co. as they host a Mock Case Study with the Wharton Alliance this Wednesday evening! This is a great opportunity both to prep for interviews and network with recruiters. Food will be provided, and location will be announced soon. Please RSVP to the Wharton Alliance at



Lambda Alliance General Body Meeting
Date: Thursday, Sept. 17
Time: 7:00 p.m.

Place: LGBT Center

Join Lambda Alliance for our first general body meeting of the year, where all 9 constituent groups will come together to discuss the year ahead. Find out how YOU can get involved in lobbying the University to be more LGBT-friendly. Snacks will be served.



Oliver Wyman LGBT Reception with the Wharton Alliance
Date: Thursday, Sept. 17
Time: 7:30 p.m.

Place: Upstairs at Marathon (40th and Walnut)

What is management consulting? What is life like as an LGBT consultant at Oliver Wyman? How can you make an impression while interviewing? 
Get answers to these questions and more while meeting members of GLOW - Gays and Lesbians at Oliver Wyman in a casual, happy hour setting. Please join us for drinks and small bites on Thursday, September 17th from 7:30 to 10:00pm at Upstairs at Marathon, 200 S. 40th St. Juniors and Seniors only.

RSVP to by Wednesday, September 16 if planning to attend.



First QPOC General Body Meeting
Date: Tuesday, Sept. 22
Time: 8:00 p.m.

Place: LGBT Center

Save the date!  We'll be having a social event for our first general body meeting so that we can get to know the new members and catch up with everyone returning.



What else is new?



Queer Student Alliance Survey

QSA wants to know what YOU want to see this year. Follow the link below to take a quick survey and tell us how we can make it a great semester for you.