Scene and Heard 2.28.12

1. First Year Guide Recruitment
Are you interested in helping incoming freshmen students get connected at U of L? Come to the basement of the housing office located in West Hall for a brief informational session.

2. Cocoa Art
Be on the lookout for First Year Initiatives staff roaming around campus handing out free hot cocoa! They will also have a free study tips to help you finish your semester with success. Hot cocoa toppings include marshmallows, whipped cream and chocolate syrup!

3. 8th Grade Dance

The Resident Student Association’s annual throwback mixer, The 8th Grade Dance, is quickly approaching! Come relive your middle school years on March 1st from 8:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the Red Barn. Join RSA and DJ Prism for a great time bringing back the classics!

4. Showtime at the Apollo
Iota Phi Theta Fraternity will be hosting an Apollo Night in Strickler Auditorium. Apollo is a showcase-style competition for musicians, comedians, poets and dancers, with the crowd as the judge. All the proceeds from the event will go toward a scholarship fund for the Louisville YMCA’s Safe Place graduates. If you would like to compete, contact Kory Rogers at [email protected]

5. University of Louisville Dance Marathon
With more than 500 dancers participating last year, ULDM is the largest student run philanthropy event on campus. Eighteen hours of standing may sound intimidating, but it is not at all. The marathon consists of numerous activities and competitions to get your color team more points to win Color Wars. Also, throughout the night, numerous families form Kosair Children’s Hospital will visit and tell their stories. The money raised from this event will benefit Kosair, and remember, it’s for the kids! It’s not too late to sign up! Visit http://www.helpmakemiracles.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=donorDrive.

6. Indian Student Association Holi
Holi, the festival of colors, is a Hindu festival that brings music, dance and lots of bright colors together! This celebration occurs on the day after the full moon in early March and glorifies good harvest and fertility of the land. Students are free with a student ID. Be sure to wear something white that you aren’t afraid to get dirty. Water guns are optional.

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