Don’t be shy: get out there

At the start of my freshman year of college, I didn't know what to expect. My parents left after they helped me move in. That's when the emotions kicked in. I was nervous. Scared. I didn't know anyone. I was a shy person. In fact, I was so shy that I was afraid to get involved on campus. I … [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...]

About 50 students play Archery Tag

With spring beginning and Texas’ warm temperatures coming back, University Programming Board members decided to bring students outdoors and keep them in the sun for a longer time than their walk to class. UPB members hosted Archery Tag on March 21 in the free-play fields where students were able … [Read more...]

Nerdology tests students’ pop culture knowledge

The students anxiously awaited explanation of the next category: "Lists of Fury." The object of the category was to name 10 different courses offered at the fictional school, Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.The room fell silent as the subtle murmurs of huddled teams competed only with the … [Read more...]

UPB hosts bingo night

The University Programing Board held its semester bingo night Jan. 18. Students got the chance to relax and get free prizes.Ruby Arriaga, activities coordinator, said, “It was a good night, we had about 50 plus people. Bingo night is always a big hit because people want to win the free things.”Some … [Read more...]

Stampede Week offers s’mores, cocoa, and crafts

Stampede Week offers different activities for students to take advantage of during the first week of each semester. These activities include free food, drinks, movies, and crafts for students throughout the week.Ruby Arriaga, activities coordinator, said, "We like to offer different kinds of … [Read more...]

International Potluck brings countries together

There was the smell of meat and spice in the air. People sat around with their friends eating a variety of food from all around the world. The International Potluck brought people from all walks of life together on Noc 14 at 5 p.m.Ruby Arriaga, activities coordinator, said, “International Education … [Read more...]

Students participate in the Jared Box Project

For most, the holidays are a time of joy and celebration. Children run downstairs to find presents under a decorated tree, and a scent of cookies and peppermint in the air. But not all children are so fortunate. For some, the holidays are spent in a hospital bed, eating a meal prepared by 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...]