Le Salon francais was created in fall 2006 to provide French
students with the opportunity to immerse themselves in French
language and culture. The name of the club was chosen because in
seventeenth century France, a "salon" was a meeting of elite
intellectuals who discussed a variety of topics. Run by students
and guided by French professors, Le Salon francais plans activities
such as French games, movies, and music. Events also will include a
visit to a French bakery and a cheese and crackers soiree.