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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
Campus snow ball fight during stampede week
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,...

Cozy crafts and cinema didn’t go as planned

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...

UPB hosts tag at the Quad

Tag
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...

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
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...

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
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...

Five people watch West Side Story at UPB movie night

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...

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
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...

’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
October 17, 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...

’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
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...

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.
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...

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
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...

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.
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...

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