Week 2

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A Truckload of Ink (The NOLA Project)
(September 5-22: Thursday-Saturday, 7:30 and Sunday 2:30 in the PAC) – Silver
Urban corruption, political agendas, school voucher schemes, and gala openings…Just another day for New Orleans’ only newspaper. But a fearful decision about the future of the paper will change everything. It will throw the lives of its reporters and editors into an unfamiliar world where loyalty, friendship, and careers are all in doubt. Based on true events, Jim Fitzmorris’ “A Truckload of Ink” is a hard hitting look at an industry and community in the midst of irrevocable change.

Monday, September 2

W.A.R. (Water as Recreation) (Chi Alpha) (Quad 12pm to 2pm) – Silver
You’ve never been in a water fight like this one! You don’t want to miss it!

Campus Sustainability (FYE) (MH 159 12:30pm -1:30pm) – Green
Are you ready to be an agent for change in the UNO community? In this FIG (First Year Interest Group), you will learn about how institutions can serve to improve local, regional, and global issues of social equity, economic development, and ecological systems. Join us and help UNO sustainability navigate our Privateer ship!

Tuesday, September 3

Intramural Sport Sign-up (REC Center) (REC Center 11:30am to 1:30pm) – Red
Let us help you register for Fall Intramural Sports!

Business Career Coaching Center (BCCC) (KH 325 12:30pm to 1:25pm) – Silver
Visit the Business Career Coaching Center located in KH 325 for an open house. Learn about the services we offer and enjoy light refreshments.

Real Talk (Chi Alpha) (Milneburg Hall 351 12:20pm to 1pm) – Silver
Come meet up with Chi Alpha and participate in interesting conversations!

Pizza with a Professor/Chemistry Club Meeting (Chemistry Department)
(Chemistry Building Room 101 12:30pm to 1:15pm) – Blue
Join the Chemistry Club for Pizza with a Professor. This will also be our first meeting of the year. Meet the club officers and learn what we are planning for the Fall!

Transfer Student Organization Meeting (TSO) (Student Success Center 3:30pm to 4:30pm) – Black
Are you a transfer student? Would you like to meet other transfer students? Come check out this student group only for students who have transferred to UNO!

Nippon Meeting (Nippon) (KH 222 4:30pm to 5:45) – Silver
Come celebrate Japanese culture.

Student Government Meeting (Student Government) (UC 208 4:30pm) – Blue
Interested in joining Student Government? Come to the meeting to learn more, as well as eat pizza!

Greek 101 (Office of Student Involvement and Leadership) (7pm) – Silver
Interested in Greek Life? Join us for an informational event to learn about all which Greek life has to offer! Come learn about out sororities and fraternities and see which one fits you best.

Wednesday, September 4

Quit Smoking Program (Student Health Services) (KH 207 12pm to 12:45pm) – Red
Tired of your habit? Come learn the basic techniques and campus resources for smoking cessation. Improve your life and health!

Back-to-the-Books Blood-Drive (Student Health Services) (Newman Center 9am to 4pm) – Red
Hourly prizes and FREE LUNCH! Blood donations are important in our community; it cannot be made in a lab and must be donated. Each donation helps 4 people. Give the gift of life!

Prevent Dating Violence (Counseling Services) (UC Atrium from 11:30am to 1:30pm) – Red
Information table is from Counseling Services and Metropolitan Center for Women & Children. Learn how to help protect yourself and others from dating violence and sexual assault.

Geaux for the Goal (FYE) (Student Success Center 1pm to 4pm) – Green
Join your Peer Mentors as they help you create and promote your goals! Stop by the Student Success Center and write out your semester, year, or life goals on sheets of paper that will be displayed in the Privateer Enrollment Center!

Fresh Start! (REC Center) (Lobby of REC Center 4pm to 5pm) – Red
The first day of college is a fresh start for everyone. For all freshmen it’s starting a new school, but for some it’s also a new city or state or even country. Take advantage of this fresh start! Join us for a weekly workout and learn about healthy workout habits. Please come dressed to workout, bring water, and be ready to sweat!!!

Fight the 15 (Enrollment Services) (Outside of the Library 4:30pm) – Red
Join a UNO staff member from Enrollment Services for a 15 minute walk around campus every Wednesday. This is a great way to fight the “freshmen 15” and get to know each other new students.

Greek Life Panel in the Dark (Inter-fraternity Council) (Recital Hall in the PAC 7pm) – Silver
Do you have questions about fraternities, but don’t want to feel embarrassed by asking? The Inter-fraternity Council will be hosting an event in which a panel of Greek leaders will be answering anonymous questions about Greek life at UNO. In order to keep the questions anonymous, most of the lights will be turned off in the room. So come join us!

Screening of Fantastic Mr. Fox (Visual Arts League)
(Fine Arts Courtyard through the gallery across from the Liberal Arts building 7pm) - Silver
Come enjoy the movie Fantastic Mr. Fox with some UNO students!

Score High with Lambda Chi (Lambda Chi Alpha) (UC 208 7:30pm) – Silver
At this event, we will have multiple game stations set up for freshmen to play and interact with each other. We will also have small snacks and energy drinks!

Thursday, September 5

Back-to-the-Books Blood-Drive (Student Health Services) (Newman Center 9am to 4pm) – Red
Hourly prizes and FREE LUNCH! Blood donations are important in our community; it cannot be made in a lab and must be donated. Each donation helps 4 people. Give the gift of life!

Career Compass Virtual Scavenger Hunt (Career Services) (UC Room 250 11am to 1pm) – Blue
The virtual scavenger hunt will help you become more familiar with Career Services, resources, and the online jobs database available to you-Career Compass UNO’s Opportunities Database. Start your trek with the UNO Career Services office to pick up your initial clue. Food is served for this event. Prizes for the hunt!

ID Talk (FYE) (Student Success Center 12:30pm) – Green
It is a First-Year Interest Group (FIG) that provides a unique, safe space for students to explore issues surrounding identities such as race, gender identity, sexual orientation, ability, and class. This community of students will come together bi-weekly to explore identity issues through dialogue, film clips, reflection, and special activities. Join us at our interest meeting to find out more about this FIG!

International Student Organization Meeting (ISO) (ED 122 12:30pm to 1:30pm) – Silver
Come and learn about different cultures around the globe, make new friends, and help us plan some of the biggest events on campus like International Night.

Relaxation Session (Counseling Services) (KH 401 from 3:00 pm to 3:50 pm) – Red
Stressed out? Need a break? Sit down and relax, while a trained counselor leads you through calming guided imagery. For more information, contact rmyers@uno.edu.

Peer Mentor Panels (FYE) (Pontchartrain Hall 4pm to 5pm) – Green
Join our UNIV Peer Mentors at this program to get all of your questions answered about being a successful student here at UNO!

Freshmen Jumpstart #1 (Chi Alpha) (Liberal Arts 156 4:30pm to 5:30pm) – Red
If you can wrap your head around time and money management, good study habits, and relationships you’ll have a great college experience.

Friday, September 6

Intramural Sport Sign-up (REC Center) (REC Center 11:30am to 1:30pm) – Red
Let us help you register for Fall Intramural Sports!

Lambda Chi Alpha Campus Clean up (Lambda Chi Alpha) (UC 5pm) – White
This event is designed to get freshmen interested in the many service opportunities that the university offers.

Saturday, September 7

UNO Cheerleading and Mascot Tryouts (UNO Cheerleaders) (HPC 10:30am to 8pm) – Silver
UNO Cheerleaders are hosting their tryouts, as well as hosting mascot tryouts. For specifics, email Coach Scott at smcanche@uno.edu.