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Mocktails guest panel creates dialogue with students

Mocktails guest panel creates dialogue with students

Symiah Dorsey, Staff Reporter

November 19, 2019

Prior to attending an annual social engagement, students had the opportunity to learn about the repercussions of substance abuse in a college climate. The Office for Student Engagement and Campus Activities Board welcomed a panel of guest speakers for the Wild, Wild Western Rodeo Mocktails event....

Event additions reshape Mocktails

Event additions reshape Mocktails

Jacob Summerville, Editor-in-Chief

November 12, 2019

From a guest panel to a mechanical bull, an annual event is seeing multiple changes this semester. Hosted by the Office for Student Engagement and the Campus Activities Board, “Wild, Wild Western Rodeo Mocktails” will take place on Nov. 14 at 6 p.m. on Union Ave. directly outside the War Memorial...

Students express their appreciation with potted plants

Students express their appreciation with potted plants

Zachary Araki, Assistant Editor

May 10, 2019

Students painted pots, planted flowers and wrote messages to relax and make some gifts leading into finals week. Campus Activities Board put up tables in the Student Union Breezeway on May 9 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Megan Blomquist, event manager for CAB, discussed why CAB held "Planting Our Appreciation." "It's...

‘Strawberry Jubilee’ is here

‘Strawberry Jubilee’ is here

Erica Welter, Staff Reporter

April 16, 2019

The Campus Activities Board invites students to enjoy its 39th annual spring tradition: “Strawberry Jubilee.” The celebration will include food, games, music and giveaways and is scheduled to take place on Wednesday, April 17 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the War Memorial Student Union Park. “CA...

Robinson takes first place in CAB talent show

Robinson takes first place in CAB talent show

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

March 28, 2019

Students showed off their talents from singing or beatboxing to stand-up comedy on stage at the Campus Activities Board's talent show. The performances entertained an audience in the Student Union Theatre on March 27. Ariana Robinson, a freshman art major, took first place with a hula hoop performance. "It...

CAB to showcase students’ talents

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

March 25, 2019

With the entertainment industry seeing recent success in talent competitions, the Campus Activities Board organized its own version of a talent show. Scheduled for Wednesday, March 27 at 6 p.m. in the Student Union Theatre, the talent show can include performances beyond singing and dancing. Noilen...

Being involved on campus

Being involved on campus

Madeline Cancienne, Staff Reporter

March 19, 2019

While college offers opportunities to make connections, further education and figure out an identity, students’ experiences may depend on how much effort each student dedicates.  For some people, college involves going to school and going back home. For others, it is where relationships are cult...

Playing with dogs to de-stress

Playing with dogs to de-stress

Maiah Woodring, Staff Reporter

March 14, 2019

Students took their minds off midterms by enjoying a sunny day of walking, cuddling and playing with dogs. On March 13 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Student Union Park, Campus Activities Board and the Tangi Humane Society collaborated to bring the dogs to campus. The third annual "Puppy Pawlooza"...

The creation of lifelong friendships

The creation of lifelong friendships

Johnathan Zeringue, Staff Reporter

March 11, 2019

With the transition from high school to college, incoming students may seek a variety of means to create new friendships. Numerous organizations, such as the Campus Activities Board, can help students find friends and make connections. CAB Student Membership Manager Nicole Redmond, a junior history major, s...

Comedy lights up the union

Comedy lights up the union

Zachary Araki, Assistant Editor

February 15, 2019

The Campus Activities Board invited comedians Gibran Saleem and LeClerc Andre to spark some laughter after another day of classes. "CAB's Comedy Special," held on the first floor of the War Memorial Student Union on Feb. 14 at 6 p.m., continued the organization's "I Heart CAB" week. "We had a great...

A battle of brains

A battle of brains

Diamond Hollins, Staff Reporter

February 13, 2019

Intellect and a drive to win mixed for the Campus Activities Board's "Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader" competition. The event was held on Feb. 11 from 6-9 p.m. in the Student Union Theatre. Teams of university students competed with teams of fifth grade students from the Laboratory School, and...

Students start the semester with rain, games and refreshments

Students start the semester with rain, games and refreshments

Zachary Araki, A&E Editor

January 23, 2019

With the first day of spring semester classes, Campus Activities Board aimed to create a welcoming campus environment with cookies, hot chocolate, games, prizes and an inflatable snow globe. "It was meant to be an event where students can walk through as they pass through the breezeway on the way...