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Spring Events

Spring 2017

EVENTS SCHEDULE

 

January February March April May

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Thursday, January 19

BINGO Blast
7 p.m. | RSC 3rd Floor, Beggs Ballroom

Join SAC as we kick off our first event of the semester, BINGO Blast. You don't want to miss this oppurtunity to win great prizes. It will be a blast!

Admission to this event is free. Must be a WSU student to win.

Mad Chad

Saturday, January 28
Mad Chad the Chainsaw Juggler
7 p.m. | CAC Theater

Mad Chad, known as the Evel Knievel of comedy, has been juggling since the age of 13.  He has performed his highly participatory brand of comedy in 49 of 50 states and has appeared on “The Tonight Show” with Jay Leno as well as “Last Call” with Carson Daly. He has even set the Guinness World Record for juggling chainsaws (3 chainsaws, 78 throws, with no limbs lost). This is a daring and once in a lifetime opportunity, which will be a fun experience for the whole family.

Free to WSU students with Shocker ID, $3 faculty/staff; $5 general admission and $1 for kids 12 and under. Cash and Check only.

Daniel James

Thursday, February 2
Hypnotist: Daniel James
7 p.m. | CAC Theater

Come join us for an evening of fun with Daniel James' comedy-hypnosis show: where laughter is the best medicine. Imagine seeing your friends on stage, falling into hypnosis and acting in ways you won't believe. This will be a night you won't forget!

Free to WSU students with Shocker ID, $3 faculty/staff; $5 general admission and $1 for kids 12 and under. Cash and Check only.

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Tuesday, February 7
Singles Badminton Tourney

6 p.m. |Heskett Center

Are you worthy to hold the title of "Best Badminton Player at WSU?" Come for your chance to find out who holds the title at our badminton champion. Trophies will be awarded to the winners. 

Register HERE!

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Wednesday, February 8
WSU Trends
11 a.m. - 1 p.m. | RSC 1st Floor

Whats trending on campus today? Make your voice heard and let us know! Stop by our table on the RSC 1st floor or add your input online via our twitter poll. Follow us on twitter @SAC_WSU for more information.

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Friday, February 10

Dinner and a Movie: Valentines Day
6 p.m. | RSC 3rd Floor, Beggs Ballroom

Struggling to find the perfect Valentine’s day date for your special beau? Well you’re in luck because SAC’s Valentine’s Day Dinner and Movie is the perfect mixture of fun and romance. Let SAC treat you (and your date) to a delicious dinner and viewing of Valentine’s Day*! Doors will open at 6 p.m. with live entertainment. Movie begins at 7 p.m.

Tickets are on sale HERE Jan. 19 - Feb. 3.

$5 for WSU students, $8 for WSU faculty/staff, and $10 for the general public.

*This film is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for some sexual material and brief partial nudity.

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Tuesday, February 14

Valentines Day with Huxley 
11 a.m. - 1 p.m. | RSC 1st Floor 

Valentine's Day is a time of giving, sharing, happiness, and love. Come out and have a fun day with SAC and CSB at Valentine's Day with Huxley. Make paper flowers and create your own Valentines card for ARC Sedgwick County. All cards will be donated and distributed to clients of the Arc of Sedgwick County. Also, participate in our Teddy Bear Raffle and be sure to enjoy our Valentine's Day theme snacks.

This event is free. 

Basketball

Saturday, February 25
Road Trip: WSU v. MSU 

Men's Basketball

Time: TBA | JQH Arena in Springfield, MO

*Pre-Registration is required.

Travel by charter bus with fellow fans, and catch the Shockers in the last tournament game of the Missouri Valley Conference as they take on the Missouri State University Bears! Game time has not yet been announced, but the game will be televised on ESPN. Once time is confirmed, purchasers will be notified of departure time.

Tickets are on sale HERE Jan. 24 - Feb. 17  

$10 for WSU students, $20 for WSU faculty/staff, and $30 for the general public. Registration includes ticket and transportation, and there will be no refunds or exchanges. Click here for more information.

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Wednesday, March 1
Adventure to Space
10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. | RSC 1st Floor

An astronaut is coming to campus and we're getting ready! Stop by our space themed table for activities, crafts and information about all things space. You won't want to miss this totally out of this world event!

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Wednesday, March 8
Astronaut Eileen Collins
6:30 p.m. | CAC Theater

The first woman to pilot and command an American spacecraft, astronaut Colonel Eileen Collins has led an inspiring life of adventure, leadership, and achievement. Now she is coming to campus to tell us about her experience in space.

Tickets will be available at the door of the CAC Theater beginning at 6:00 p.m. WSU Students with ID will be admitted for free, ticket rates for WSU Faculty/Staff are $5 each and $10 for General Public. Cash or Check Only.

Spring Break

Tuesday, March 14
Know Before You Go: Spring Break Edition
10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. | RSC 1st Floor

Join SAC for a fun and educational event about the dangers of Spring Break. We all know what it’s like to be a college student during this time, but please come and have fun. While you learn a little bit about ways to be safe and other great and helpful tips to help you survive Spring Break. Because only you, armed with the knowledge, can prevent the dangers from happening.

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Thursday, March 16
What would you do...
10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. | RSC 1st Floor

What would you do if you were placed in different situations? We want to find out! Stop by our table to answer questions and discover what you would do.

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Tuesday, March 28

Tie-Dye Tuesday
11 a.m. - 1 p.m. | RSC North Patio

Don’t be afraid to get a little messy and have some fun while tie-dying a pair of socks at one of our favorite annual crafting events! Join SAC for Tie-Dye Tuesday on March 28 at 11 a.m., and let your creativity shine! Supplies are limited.

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Thursday, March 30

Dueling Pianos

 7 - 9 p.m. | Marcus Welcome Center

Come and join us for a fun-filled evening and watch our entertainers battle it out behind the pianos! This will be a high-energy, all-request sing-along show where the audience makes the schedule! 

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Wednesday, April 5

Would you Rather?

11 a.m. - 1 p.m.RSC 1st Floor

Would you rather always be 10 minutes late or always be 20 minutes early? Would you rather be invisible for a day or be able to fly for a day? Answer these questions and more at our would you rather event in the RSC! 

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Friday, April 14

Dinner and a Movie: Big Hero 6
6 p.m. | RSC 3rd Floor, Beggs Ballroom

Let SAC plan your Thursday night! Dinner AND a movie is the perfect way to spend the day. Big Hero 6 is an instant Disney classic perfect for families and college students alike! 

Registration opens soon.

$5 for WSU students, $8 for WSU faculty/staff, and $10 for the general public

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Wednesday, April 19
Outdoor Decathalon
10 a.m. - 1 p.m. | RSC East Courtyard

Show off your athletic skills and compete against fellow Shockers in our outdoor decathalon. No athletic experience necessary! 

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Friday, April 21

7th Annual Drag Show

8 p.m. | CAC Theater

A unique tradition at Wichita State is our Annual Drag show! Whether you are a seasoned drag show attendee or a first timer, this show will keep you entertained all night! 

Standard Admission rates apply. 

 

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Saturday, April 22

24th Annual Family Carnival

1 - 4 p.m. | RSC East Courtyard

It's that time for SAC to host our 24th Annual Spring Family Carnival: Animals on Parade! This fun family event features inflatables, face painting, a petting zoo, fun games!

Admission is free for all WSU students and General public, nominal ticket rates apply. Cash or check only.

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Tuesday, April 25

Tom's One Day without Shoes

11 a.m. - 1 p.m. | RSC North Patio

Join WSU students for a day dedicated to raising awareness for children in impoverished countries who lack education and health opportunities. Wichita State will participate in TOMS National initiative One Day Without Shoes! Preordered TOMS can be decorated with many other fun activities!

Shoes go on sale March 7th at the Student Involvement Front Desk RSC 216. It is $30 for a pair and we are only taking the first 100 orders, so place your order quickly! You may choose from the options of black, ash, natural, red, navy, pink icing, peacock blue, henna, and olive TOMS.

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Tuesday, May 2

Finals Frenzy: Oxygen Bar

9 a.m. - 2 p.m. | RSC 1st Floor

Relax before finals week with the FREE oxygen bar in the RSC.

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Thursday, May 4 

Finals Frenzy: Pokemon Festival

11 a.m. - 2 p.m. | RSC 1st Floor

Catch ‘em all on Thursday, May 4 from 11 a.m. - 2p.m.! With entertainment and games for everyone, make sure you clear your schedule for May 4 as a Pokémon-filled day awaits you! Check out all of the booths, games, performances, cosplay, and more at Pokémon Fest.

 

*All events are free to students with WSU ID unless otherwise noted.

 


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