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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...

Finals Frenzy gives students time to relax

Mario Ramirez, adviser to the University Programming Board, was named adviser of the year at the Student Government banquet May 3.

Devon Doggett

May 4, 2016

Members of Kappa Delta Chi, the Residence Hall Association and the University Programing Board are hosting Finals Frenzy May 5 from 5-10 p.m. at the Jesse Rogers Promenade in front of the residence halls.Starting at 5 p.m., students will host carnival games provide free food and a finals booth with free supplies for finals. At...

UPB offers free zip line April 19

The zipline was set up on the Jesse Roger's Promenade outside the CSC on April 19, the event was put on by University Programming Board. Photo by Rachel Johnson

Makayla Burnham

April 21, 2016

As one of the random, "novelty" events before finals, members of the University Programming Board hosted a zip line April 19. Around 150 students participated at the event on the Jesse Rogers Promenade, slightly fewer than the 200 organizers originally expected. The zip line cost $3,000 for the four-hour e...

Social Media: Be mindful of what you post

Mikayla Dunlap, junior radiology

The Wichitan

April 7, 2016

Social media is a big thing to our generation. We have to document everything we’re doing, where we’re going, and what we’re eating.As the marketing chair for the University Programming Board, I have definitely had to step my social media “game” up. I am a private person and don’t like expos...

Flower art class a chance to have fun

Jared Tuilagi

March 10, 2016

The University Programming Board will host a flower art craft class on March 10, from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. in the Caddo room of the Clark Student Center, giving students an opportunity to learn something new while having fun."It's just a way to relax and have fun. We'll have a good group of people in the th...

Eight students show case talent at Feb. 18 show

Lowell Nash, mass communication junior, sings at the Black History Month Talent show in Comanche Suites hosted by the Black Student Union and the Universal Programming Board on Feb 18. Photos by Kayla White.

Allison Ashcraft

March 2, 2016

Students filed in, chattering amongst each other as they took their seats while music blasted through the speakers. Laughter began to fill CSC Comanche as comedian, Ronnie Jordan, took the stage and cracked a few jokes. The Black Student Union and the University Programming Board hosted their third a...

Humans vs. Zombies deadline March 1

Jenna Horn

February 24, 2016

Students can still sign up, until March 1, for the annual Humans vs. Zombies campus-wide game of tag put on by the University Programming Board.Students will all start out the game as humans, and one original zombie will be chosen to begin tagging the humans. If a human gets tagged, they become a zombie ...

Pool tournament scheduled for Feb. 19

Pool tournament scheduled for Feb. 19

Miranda Neagle

February 18, 2016

The University Programing Board will be hosting a pool tournament Feb. 19 at 4 p.m. in the activity room of the Clark Student Center, just one of the activities members plan throughout the year.“Last time we had a huge turn out,” Cindy Cummings, special event coordinator, said. “We had TVs that we gav...

Love is in the air at Valentine’s Day dinner, concert

Love is in the air at Valentine's Day dinner, concert

Rachel Johnson

February 17, 2016

The soft and smooth voice of Mitch Clark with the cozy guitar filled the student center, Feb. 12 for an early Valentine's Day celebration. Lollipops and flower petals decorated the tables in room Wichita, 30 students enjoyed spaghetti, meatballs, bread, salad, and various desserts from Market Stree...

Cookie Dash continues despite cold weather, low attendance

Preston Busby, criminal justice freshman, Keith Ngondo, nursing freshman, and Josh Cartright get some hot chocolate and cookies after runinng the 1 mile Cookie Dash set by the University Programming Board at Sikes Lake, Jan, 23, 2016. Photo by francisco Martinez

Samuel Sutton

January 25, 2016

It was a freezing, windy, 20˚ day for the Cookie Dash, held Jan. 23 at 10 a.m. The white breath from the runners made them look like dragons breathing fire, and the fatigue from the run was apparent on their sweat-drenched faces. The Hunger Run hosted by the Century City Fitness Center at Vernon ...

Lip-sync contest goes off script

Lip-sync contest goes off script

Rachel Johnson

November 18, 2015

It started off as any other lip-sync contest. Contestants performed to "Hit Me with Your Best Shot," "Baby Got Back," and "Same Love." The 10 groups that started the evening in CSC Comanche Suites were whittled down to five after the audience voted on little slips of white paper. Erin Ha...

225 people turnout to $2,000 event

Salman Shuqairy, Intensive English Language Institute program freshman, kicks the ball across to Khalid Qadiri, IELI sophomore, during a game of Bubble Soccer that the University Programming Board put on in the Quad near the Bolin Fountain Oct, 27. Photo by Francisco Martinez

Taylor Warren

October 27, 2015

Two hundred and twenty-five students participated in Bumper Balls at the quad on Oct. 27 from noon to 6 p.m., hosted by the University Programming Board, who paid Kramer Entertainment $2,000 to run the event. "The company was going to other universities in the area and we were able to joi...

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