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Students dash through the snow on Stampede Week

Students dash through the snow on Stampede Week

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

UPB hosts tag at the Quad

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

UPB craft craze helps students take a break

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

Late Night Scramble kicks off spring Stampede Week

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

Horror Maze offers on-campus scares

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

’90s trivia event puts students to the test

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

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

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

Students ‘Just Dance’ the night away at UPB event 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

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

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

Students ‘destress’ at UPB 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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