UPB craft craze helps students take a break

To help take away the stress of the first week of classes, about 50 students gathered in the Clark Student Center to create crafts for the University Programming Board's Craft Craze Jan. 17. Ruby Arriaga, activities coordinator for Student Affairs, said the craft craze went well. "It went … [Read more...]

Late Night Scramble kicks off spring Stampede Week

Free food, games and a chance to meet old friends and make new ones. To kick off the semester with Stampede Week, university programming board, student involvement and various other sponsor members hosted a Late Night Scramble on Jan. 14 in the Legacy Multipurpose Room. "It's really good for … [Read more...]

Horror Maze offers on-campus scares

Fog, candy, costumes and scares. All of these components made up University Programming Board's Horror Maze event. To give students an on-campus opportunity to participate in Halloween festivities with no cost, UPB hosted a Horror Maze event on Oct. 30 in the quad. About 80 people attended the … [Read more...]

’90s trivia event puts students to the test

To put their memory to the test, the trivia questions challenged about 100 students at '90s trivia night on Oct. 17. Struggling to answer 100 questions in 60 seconds on Kahoot, students quickly realized the faster they answered, the more points earned per question. Kenadi Campbell, computer … [Read more...]

’90s throwback lip sync will throw down Oct. 16

As part of homecoming week, several student organizations will battle it out at the annual lip sync event on Oct. 16 at 8 p.m. at D.L. Ligon Coliseum. According to Ruby Arriaga, student coordinator for student activities, a few changes have happened this year: the location of the lip sync … [Read more...]

Students ‘Just Dance’ the night away at UPB event March 30

Even before anyone reached the Legacy Multipurpose Room, the steady rhythm of a song pulsed through the entry way and invited dancers to join the University Programming Board event. Neon decorations scattered throughout the room complemented the colorful music videos that played overhead on the … [Read more...]

Scary-oke replaces trick-or-treating for college students

What do Olympic athletes, Frankenstein and Brittany Spears have in common? They love karaoke. UPB held its first Halloween-themed karaoke night on Oct. 31 in Comanche and had a bigger turnout than anticipated.With more than 70 students at a time, seating was hard to come by but UPB was prepared with … [Read more...]

Students ‘destress’ at UPB Game Night

Wichita I and II was hopping during game night on Aug. 31 as students said they enjoyed the games and meeting new people. As part of the University Programming Board's game night, some 25 students spent hours playing games and meeting last week. Juan Mercado, UPB assistant and sociology junior, … [Read more...]

Stampede Week welcomes students to the ‘fun’ side of college

The sun began to set on the second of four events being held during the University Programming Board as part of Stampede Week, which included multiple events to encourage students to get out of their rooms and interact with other people. UPB's first event was a tie-dye shirt workshop where students … [Read more...]

UPB offers free zip line April 19

As one of the random, "novelty" events before finals, members of the University Programming Board hosted a zip line April 19. Around 150 students participated at the event on the Jesse Rogers Promenade, slightly fewer than the 200 organizers originally expected. The zip line cost $3,000 for the … [Read more...]