The Wichitan

Question of the week : Why is Stampede Week significant?

Yerasly Duran and Alana Earle

January 18, 2019

Esperanza Guzman, 4-8 social studies education, junior | "Stampede Week gives students a chance to interact and meet classmates as well as provide a free way to unwind from the stress of school beginning." Christian Oseguera, mass communication, junior | "I think for students who haven't been may be ...

Stampede week’s Hypnotist changes minds


Angel Clara Ukwitegyetse

January 18, 2019

"It was freaking amazing! After seeing this show I definitely would be hypnotized, I think I'm that kind of person." Ronnie Esslinger, an undecided freshman, said after watching hypnotist Eric Kand perform Jan. 15 at 7 p.m. in Comanche. Kand's show was one of the many events lined up for this Spring's...

Students dash through the snow on Stampede Week

Dental Hydgiene freshman Lauren Cox tries to runaway from an incoming snowball, whilst eating her own snowball at the 'Dashing through the snow' event hosted by UPB and The Bridge. Jan 14. Photo by Bridget Reilly

Herbert McCullough, Reporter

January 15, 2019

The University Programming Board and The Bridge College hosted a snow party for the Texas Stampede Week called ‘Dashing through the Snow.’ on Jan. 14 in the Legacy Courtyard at 6 p.m. Ruby Arriaga, UPB adviser, said UPB is where students can organize events. “During the semester, students will talk to me abo...

75 students attend UPB grocery bingo night

Casey Albrikes, radiology sophmore, Zander Leary, nursing freshman, and Madelyn Eckeberger nursing sophomore, plays bingo at CSC Comanche on Jan 17. Photo by Latoya Fondren

latoya fondren

January 19, 2018

Tide Pods, fruit snacks, ramen noodles and toiletries were just some of the prizes presented to 75 students as they gathered in the Clark Student Center to play grocery bingo hosted by the University Programming Board on Jan 17. Ruby Arriaga, activities coordinator of Student Involvement, said the...

Late Night Scramble kicks off spring Stampede Week

At the Late Night Scramble, Benjamin Rizzuti, psychology sophomore, Dominique Pequeno, Radiologic Technology freshman, Robert King, criminal justice and psychology junior, Samantha Rizzuti, nursing junior play connect 4 on Jan. 14

Chloe Phillips

January 15, 2018

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 bein...

Stampede Week offers s’mores, cocoa, and crafts

Lindsey Odom, music education sophomore, making a s'more while Savannah Luna, nursing junior, is passing out supplies on Jan.17. Photo by Emily Simmons.

Emily Simmons

January 20, 2017

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 activitie...

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

Stampede Week welcomes students to the 'fun' side of college

Caleb Martin

September 7, 2016

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 co...

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