This Week With STATIC: September 20-26

Posted on 9/18/20 8:02 PM

Check out these awesome STATIC events for the week of September 20.

trivia night 1Trivia Night 1

Calling all brainiacs, Einsteins, pop culturists, and Wikipedia-lovers—It's a Trivia Night at IUP!

STATIC proudly presents its first monthly Trivia Night of the fall 2020 semester. We'll provide the professional host and sleek trivia platform (by TriviaHub Live), cash prizes, and everything else you need to have a blast. All you have to bring is yourself and your teammates!

Join in on the fun on Tuesday, September 22, via Zoom, from 8:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Register here!

Space is limited to 75 people max.

Important: Please arrive 15 minutes early. Once all 75 spots are filled, no other spots will open.

NWP Social NetworkNetflix Watch Party: The Social Network

On Wednesday, September 23, STATIC hosts a Netflix Watch Party featuring The Social Network. Event begins at 8:00 p.m.

In The Social Network, “based on the book The Accidental Billionaires, Harvard undergrad and computer genius Mark Zuckerberg (Jesse Eisenberg) begins work on a new concept in 2003 that eventually turns into the global social network known as Facebook. Six years later, he is one of the youngest billionaires ever, but Zuckerberg finds that his unprecedented success leads to both personal and legal complications when he ends up on the receiving end of two lawsuits, one involving his former friend (Andrew Garfield).”

Watch via Google Chrome's Netflix Watch Party extension. Must have a Netflix account, but you can sign up for a free 30-day trial.

STATIC will ask various pieces of Facebook trivia, with the winner taking home some amazing prizes.

issa rae onlineLive at IUP: An Evening with Issa Rae

Join STATIC as we present actress, comedian, author, and YouTube personality Issa Rae, live via Zoom, on Thursday, September 24. The Zoom waiting room will open at 7:30 p.m., with the event beginning promptly at 8:00 p.m.

This event is completely free and only open to the IUP community. No preregistration is required. Zoom link forthcoming.

If you would like to submit a question for Issa to answer live during the event, please email us at, or send us a direct message on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.

From the artist's bio, “With her own unique flare and infectious sense of humor, Issa Rae's content has garnered over 23 million views and over 200,000 YouTube subscribers (and counting). In addition to making Glamour Magazine's “35 Under 35,” Forbes' “30 Under 30,” and Entertainment Weekly's “Breaking Big” lists, Issa's hit series The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl was the recipient of the coveted Shorty Award for Best Web Show. Issa's first book, a collection of essays, is a New York Times best seller, and her latest project, Insecure, a half-hour comedy show for HBO, premiered in the fall to rave reviews and earned her a Golden Globe nomination. Issa has received national attention with major media outlets including, the New York Times, CNN, Elle, Seventeen, Rolling Stone, BuzzFeed, Fast Company, MSNBC, Essence, Fader, Variety, and more.”

N&C: Knives OutNetflix & Chill: Knives Out

On Friday, September 25, STATIC hosts a Netflix & Chill movie night featuring Knives Out. Event begins at 8:00 p.m.

In Knives Out, featuring a huge ensemble cast, “the circumstances surrounding the death of crime novelist Harlan Thrombey are mysterious, but there's one thing that renowned Detective Benoit Blanc knows for sure—everyone in the wildly dysfunctional Thrombey family is a suspect. Now, Blanc must sift through a web of lies and red herrings to uncover the truth.”

Watch via Swank Motion Pictures' online portal:

  • If you are physically on campus or living in IUP housing, all you need to do is follow [the forthcoming link], also advertised on STATIC's social media pages.
  • If your device is not connected to the IUP network (IUP wireless or connected to an on-campus network), you will be redirected to the Keystone Library Network username/password page. You will click on the IUP Crimson Hawk to be prompted to enter your IUP Web Single Sign-on login credentials. Once completed, the film will successfully launch.

For more information, check out the STATIC website, Twitter page, or Instagram page.