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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...

Cozy crafts and cinema didn’t go as planned

Allison Atherton, Reporter

November 24, 2018

The University Programming Board held a "cozy crafts and cinema" event on Nov. 15. Gracie Payne, math education junior, said, "I decided to come to the event because my co-worker told me about it. [The event] sounded fun and I wanted to come out and support her." The event was supposed to consis...

UPB hosts tag at the Quad

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Nathan Martinez, Reporter

October 11, 2018

To get students involved on campus, University Programming Board members hosted tag day at the Quad 5 p.m. Oct. 8. Dallas Wabbington, English sophomore, said, "We put this together for fun and for people to reminisce with friends. Another reason is because it's National Touch Tag Day." Of th...

UPB craft craze helps students take a break

Annique Vidal (right), biology and psychology senior, and three other students create their stuffed animals at the UPB craft craze in the Atrium on Jan. 17. Photo by Brittni Vilandre

brittni vilandre

January 17, 2018

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 really...

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...

Five people watch West Side Story at UPB movie night

Brittany Hill, Reporter

November 15, 2017

The University Programming Board hosted a movie night showing of West Side Story, Tuesday night, Nov. 14. The event was held in support of the local food bank with a collection of canned foods, but did not have a big turn-out with only five people attending and 20 cans collected. “It’s really disappoi...

Horror Maze offers on-campus scares

Kenadi Campbell, computer science senior, and Amber McCutcheon, psychology freshman, have a killer scene set up to scare people walking through the Haunted Maze set up by Black Student Union and University Programming Board in the quad on Monday, Oct. 30, 2017. Photo by Rachel Johnson

Tyler Manning

October 31, 2017

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 e...

’90s trivia event puts students to the test

Kendall Nelms, psychology junior, Abigail Gentry, finance junior, Dalton Roehling, criminal justice sophomore, and Madison Scogin, composite science senior, participate at 90s Trivia Night in the Legacy Multipurpose Room on Oct. 17, 2017. Photo by Shea James

Chloe Phillips

October 18, 2017

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 scien...

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

Ricinda Parks-Turner, mass communication junior, on stage at the Lip Sync competition in the Akin Auditorium. 24 Oct. Photo by Bridget Reilly

halie aldridge

October 13, 2017

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 prelimin...

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

University Programming Board members Kenadi Campbell and Nikatha Conlay compete in Just Dance battle at Just Dance Dance Off March 30.

Cortney Wood

April 4, 2017

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 ...

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

Daniel Gallivoda, general business junior, wins the award for most original costume at Scary-oke on Oct. 31. Photo by Izziel Latour

Michelle Dickey

November 8, 2016

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 p...

Students ‘destress’ at UPB Game Night

Julia Lucas, early childhood education sophomore, Kierian Hunter, math sophomore, Veronica Chuca, radiology sophomore, and Alyss Mitchell, mass communication sophomore enjoy Hungry Hungry Hippo at Game Night.

Samuel Sutton

September 8, 2016

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, said,...

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