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February 10 - 16, 2013

Sunday, February 10

8:00 am - 12:00 am    Nominate a student/organization for USU Robins Awards 2013

Student Activities / USU Student Association (USUSA)

The Robins Awards are the most coveted of all Utah State honors. They reward students and faculty for hard work and dedication to their individual goals, as well as the goals of USU.

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Monday, February 11

8:00 am - 12:00 am    Nominate a student/organization for USU Robins Awards 2013

Student Activities / USU Student Association (USUSA)

The Robins Awards are the most coveted of all Utah State honors. They reward students and faculty for hard work and dedication to their individual goals, as well as the goals of USU.

More Info


10:00 am - 5:00 pm    "Ideas: an Exhibition"

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

"Ideas" an exhibition is the result of a collaborative project between the Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art and professor Rachel Middleman's art history class. The students explored the history and ideas of conceptual art while learning about specific pieces of conceptual art in the museum's collection. This resulted in a student-curated art exhibit, free and open to the public. The opening reception is Jan. 22 at 5 p.m.

Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, More Info


10:00 am - 6:00 pm    For the Love of Banff Ticket Contest

Special Event / Outdoor Recreation Center

Utah State, how would you like to win a pair of tickets to both nights of the 2013 Banff Mountain Film Festival? Starting Monday, Feb. 11, we’re giving a pair of tickets away daily! That’s right. All you have to do is visit this blog Monday through Friday at noon for details on how to win. Don’t worry, we won’t put you through a series of gimmicks or ads in order to get enter. All you need to participate is a Twitter and Instagram account. If you aren’t following the ORP on either site, do so now! Our handle for both accounts is: @USUORP. Be ready to test your knowledge and photography skills next week, USU!

Utah State University Campus, More Info


4:30 pm - 6:00 pm    Navigating a Crisis of Faith Workshop (3)

Workshop / Counseling and Psychological Services

Navigating a Crisis of Faith – 5 Sessions. This five-session workshop is designed to assist participants who are struggling with their religious identity and beliefs. All forms of religious affiliation/non-affiliation and belief/non-belief are welcome. Concepts to be discussed include: 1) The causes, costs and benefits of both faith and doubt, 2) The importance of identity exploration and the common stages of faith/belief, 3) Morality and the religious/spiritual distinction, 4) Coping effectively, and reconciling faith with science and difficult social issues, and 5) Finding support and communicating constructively with family and friends. Each session will be 1.5 hour long, and will include a 30-minute presentation followed by a one hour group discussion. Please call to reserve a seat. 797-1012

Taggart Student Center, More Info


5:00 pm - 6:30 pm    Take a Walk on the Wild Side Workshop

Workshop / Counseling and Psychological Services

Take a Walk on the Wild Side – Come discover your inner animal at this workshop exploring the benefits of nature. We will discuss why we need animals, plants and landscapes in our lives and then practice how to be more in tune with our surroundings, including living things both big and small. A therapy dog will be present to assist in our practice.

Taggart Student Center, More Info




Tuesday, February 12

8:00 am - 12:00 am    Nominate a student/organization for USU Robins Awards 2013

Student Activities / USU Student Association (USUSA)

The Robins Awards are the most coveted of all Utah State honors. They reward students and faculty for hard work and dedication to their individual goals, as well as the goals of USU.

More Info


9:00 am - 2:00 pm    Student Employment Fair

Fair/Festival / Career Services

Summer jobs at camps, resorts, parks and on-campus.

TSC, Sunburst Lounge, More Info


10:00 am - 6:00 pm    For the Love of Banff Ticket Contest

Special Event / Outdoor Recreation Center

Utah State, how would you like to win a pair of tickets to both nights of the 2013 Banff Mountain Film Festival? Starting Monday, Feb. 11, we’re giving a pair of tickets away daily! That’s right. All you have to do is visit this blog Monday through Friday at noon for details on how to win. Don’t worry, we won’t put you through a series of gimmicks or ads in order to get enter. All you need to participate is a Twitter and Instagram account. If you aren’t following the ORP on either site, do so now! Our handle for both accounts is: @USUORP. Be ready to test your knowledge and photography skills next week, USU!

Utah State University Campus, More Info


10:00 am - 10:45 am    Overcoming Test Anxiety

Workshop / Academic Success Center (ASC)

Ideas for overcoming test anxiety and raising test scores. Test anxiety shows up many ways. If you would like to do better on your tests and quizzes, here are some tips.

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10:00 am - 5:00 pm    "Ideas: an Exhibition"

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

"Ideas" an exhibition is the result of a collaborative project between the Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art and professor Rachel Middleman's art history class. The students explored the history and ideas of conceptual art while learning about specific pieces of conceptual art in the museum's collection. This resulted in a student-curated art exhibit, free and open to the public. The opening reception is Jan. 22 at 5 p.m.

Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, More Info


5:00 pm - 5:45 pm    Overcoming Test Anxiety

Workshop / Academic Success Center (ASC)

Tips and strategies to overcome test anxiety allowing students to remember the information they have studied and do better on their tests.

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7:30 pm - 9:30 pm    A Matter of Life...and Death

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

The USU Women’s Choir and University Chorale combine for a concert featuring the music of Johannes Brahms and text from William Shakespeare, the Lutheran Bible and others.

Caine Performance Hall, More Info




Wednesday, February 13

8:00 am - 12:00 am    Nominate a student/organization for USU Robins Awards 2013

Student Activities / USU Student Association (USUSA)

The Robins Awards are the most coveted of all Utah State honors. They reward students and faculty for hard work and dedication to their individual goals, as well as the goals of USU.

More Info


10:00 am - 5:00 pm    "Ideas: an Exhibition"

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

"Ideas" an exhibition is the result of a collaborative project between the Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art and professor Rachel Middleman's art history class. The students explored the history and ideas of conceptual art while learning about specific pieces of conceptual art in the museum's collection. This resulted in a student-curated art exhibit, free and open to the public. The opening reception is Jan. 22 at 5 p.m.

Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, More Info


10:00 am - 2:00 pm    Healthy Relationships and Sexual Responsibitlity Week

Special Event / Other

TSC, International Lounge, More Info


10:00 am - 6:00 pm    For the Love of Banff Ticket Contest

Special Event / Outdoor Recreation Center

Utah State, how would you like to win a pair of tickets to both nights of the 2013 Banff Mountain Film Festival? Starting Monday, Feb. 11, we’re giving a pair of tickets away daily! That’s right. All you have to do is visit this blog Monday through Friday at noon for details on how to win. Don’t worry, we won’t put you through a series of gimmicks or ads in order to get enter. All you need to participate is a Twitter and Instagram account. If you aren’t following the ORP on either site, do so now! Our handle for both accounts is: @USUORP. Be ready to test your knowledge and photography skills next week, USU!

Utah State University Campus, More Info


11:30 am - 12:30 pm    Financial Planning for Women

Seminar/Symposium / Multiple Sponsors

Financial Planning for Women (FPW) is a monthly educational seminar that meets the second Wednesday (except August and December) at two times: 11:30-12:30 p.m. (this is a permanent change) in the USU Taggart Student Center room 336 (Bring a lunch), and at 7:00-8:30 p.m. at the Family Life Center, 493 North 700 East, Logan (at bottom of Old Main Hill). The longer evening time slot allows for more discussion. Programs are free and registration is not required.

Family Life Center, More Info


11:30 am - 12:30 pm    Aggies with The Time

Lecture & Readings / Multiple Sponsors

Common Hour discussion regarding articles presented in The New York Times. Pizza will be served. Please come and provide input to this discussion.

Taggart Student Center, More Info


11:30 am - 12:30 pm    The Art of Happiness Workshop

Workshop / Counseling and Psychological Services

The Art of Happiness - Promoting well being is an alternate version of helping. Focusing on happiness rather than depression shifts the energy in one’s life toward growth. This workshop teaches the principles associated with personal improvement so students can evolve from a pleasant life to a meaningful life. Through group discussion, film illustration and workshop exercises students discover the art of possibility. Please call to reserve a seat. 797-1012

Taggart Student Center, More Info


11:30 am - 12:45 pm    STE2M Center Common Hour Series

Presentation/Speeches / Multiple Sponsors

Join us for a brown bag discussion about the role of teaching experiences versus research time in the professional development of students, and the impacts of both on their skills as STEM professionals.

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1:30 pm - 3:00 pm    Understanding Emotion Workshop

Workshop / Counseling and Psychological Services

Understanding Emotions – Learn skills for understanding your emotions better and being able to use your emotions as a resource instead of being controlled by them. Please call to reserve your seat, 797-1012.

Taggart Student Center, More Info


5:00 pm - 6:00 pm    Pre-trip meeting for City of the Rocks Yurt Trip & Snowshoe Expedition

Workshop / Outdoor Recreation Center

Join the ORP Presidents Day Weekend (Feb. 16-18) on an exclusive snowshoe trip to the City of the Rocks in Southern Idaho. See the world-famous rock structures from a pair of snowshoes while hiking on trails like Window Arch, Indian Grove, and Creekside Towers. Also, take a dip in the geothermal springs close to the park, learn about snow caving techniques, and dutch oven cooking. Due to the limited space available, only four students can participate. Registration for the trip is open now at the ORP or by calling (435) 797-3264. The cost of the trip is $40, which includes transportation, gas and lodging. Food and equipment outfitting will be determined at a pre-trip meeting Wednesday, Feb. 13, at 5 p.m. in the ORP shop. Students must register before, or at the pre-trip meeting in order to attend.

Outdoor Recreation Center, More Info


5:00 pm - 12:00 am    Medical School - American University of the Caribbean - Presentation

Student Activities / Other

Presentation from the medical school at the American University of the Caribbean. This is a great chance to learn about a unique medical program. Free pizza will be served!

Old Main, More Info


6:00 pm - 12:00 am    Entrepreneurship Speaker Series - Douglas D. Anderson

Presentation/Speeches / Jon M. Huntsman College of Business

Douglas D. Anderson is the dean of the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business and this week's entrepreneurship speaker. Prior to becoming dean, Douglas D. Anderson was co-founder and managing partner of the Boston-based Center for Executive Development (CED), a company that was at the forefront of its field. It offered customized executive education and guidance with large-scale, strategic change initiatives.

George S. Eccles Business Building, More Info


7:00 pm - 8:30 pm    Financial Planning for Women

Seminar/Symposium / Multiple Sponsors

Financial Planning for Women (FPW) is a monthly educational seminar that meets the second Wednesday (except August and December) at two times: 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. (this is a permanent change) in the USU Taggart Student Center room 336 (Bring a lunch), and at 7-8:30 p.m. at the Family Life Center, 493 North 700 East, Logan (at bottom of Old Main Hill). The longer evening time slot allows for more discussion. Programs are free and registration is not required.

Family Life Center, More Info


11:30 pm - 12:30 pm    Dean's Convocation

Presentation/Speeches / Jon M. Huntsman College of Business

Conan Grames, an attorney and lobbyist for the pharmaceutical industry, will talk about lawyers, ethics and international business. Grames is a founding principal of Grames, Cunningham and Associates, a Washington, D.C., law firm with expertise in international business and issues impacting the pharmaceutical industry. The event is free and open to the public.

George S. Eccles Business Building, More Info




Thursday, February 14

8:00 am - 12:00 am    Nominate a student/organization for USU Robins Awards 2013

Student Activities / USU Student Association (USUSA)

The Robins Awards are the most coveted of all Utah State honors. They reward students and faculty for hard work and dedication to their individual goals, as well as the goals of USU.

More Info


10:00 am - 5:00 pm    "Ideas: an Exhibition"

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

"Ideas" an exhibition is the result of a collaborative project between the Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art and professor Rachel Middleman's art history class. The students explored the history and ideas of conceptual art while learning about specific pieces of conceptual art in the museum's collection. This resulted in a student-curated art exhibit, free and open to the public. The opening reception is Jan. 22 at 5 p.m.

Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, More Info


10:00 am - 6:00 pm    For the Love of Banff Ticket Contest

Special Event / Outdoor Recreation Center

Utah State, how would you like to win a pair of tickets to both nights of the 2013 Banff Mountain Film Festival? Starting Monday, Feb. 11, we’re giving a pair of tickets away daily! That’s right. All you have to do is visit this blog Monday through Friday at noon for details on how to win. Don’t worry, we won’t put you through a series of gimmicks or ads in order to get enter. All you need to participate is a Twitter and Instagram account. If you aren’t following the ORP on either site, do so now! Our handle for both accounts is: @USUORP. Be ready to test your knowledge and photography skills next week, USU!

Utah State University Campus, More Info


12:00 pm - 1:30 pm    Healthy Sexuality Workshop (2)

Workshop / Counseling and Psychological Services

Healthy Sexuality Workshop (2) -- In this series of workshops, you will explore what healthy sexuality means for YOU: both the physical and the emotional. Students are welcome to attend just one workshop, a few, or all of them. People from all backgrounds, experience levels, and belief systems are welcome: currently partnered or not, sexually active, waiting for marriage, doesn't matter. If you want to know more about intimacy, and more about your own wants, needs, or boundaries or if you want to learn more about effectively communicating those wants, needs and boundaries to potential sexual partner(s),this workshop is for you! There are 6 sessions: (1) Anatomy & The Sexual Response Cycle; (2) Safer Sex Practices; (3) Communication; (4) Sex & Emotion; (5) Getting to Know Your “Wants” and “Don’t Wants”; (6) Preventing Unwanted Experiences. Please call to reserve a seat, 797-1012.

Taggart Student Center, More Info


12:00 pm - 1:00 pm    Group Meditation

Student Activities / Other

Typically a thirty-minute silent meditation with a discussion afterwards. No experience is required. Chairs and cushions will be provided, but feel free to bring your own sitting gear if you would like.

Taggart Student Center, More Info


5:00 pm - 12:00 am    Humanities Study Abroad Information Session Summer 2013

Meeting / Other

Information Session: Humanities Study Abroad Summer 2013, Thursday Feb. 14, 5 p.m., FAV 236. They will be discussing the itinerary, classes, and any general questions.

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7:00 pm - 9:00 pm    USU Yarncraft Guild

Meeting / Other

Come knit or crochet with the USU Yarncraft Guild! We welcome experienced yarncrafters as well as those interested in learning. Join the club of young folks improving their old-school skills by making great things from yarn! (If the Juniper lounge is full, come up to TSC 335.)

TSC, Juniper Lounge, More Info


7:00 pm - 10:00 pm    Banff Mountain Film Festival

Arts & Entertainment / Reentry Student Center

The 2013 Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour is making its annual stop to USU Feb. 14 and 15 in the TSC Ballroom at 7 p.m. both nights. An assortment of films will be shown focused around mountain and local-outdoor culture. Expect to see films about skiing, snowboarding, rock climbing and unique-mountain characters! Don’t miss out on this two-night event open to USU students, faculty, staff and the public. Tickets are available at the TSC Card Office now! Prices: One Night - students, $5.50; public, $10. Both Nights - students,$7.50; public, $15.

TSC, Evan N. Stevenson Ballroom, More Info


7:05 pm - 9:00 pm    Men's Basketball vs. Denver

Athletics / Athletics

Men's Basketball vs. Denver

Dee Glen Smith Spectrum, More Info


8:00 pm - 10:00 pm    9th Annual Jazz Night at the Sky Club STUDENT DANCE ONLY NIGHT

Special Event / Caine College of the Arts

The Skyroom Restaurant will be transformed into a 1930s jazz nightclub for the 9th Annual Jazz Night at the Sky Club. Enjoy live Big Band music performed by USU Jazz Orchestra, Jazz Ensemble and jazz vocalists, along with performances by professor emeritus Larry Smith, who will rock the Sky Club to the unforgettable jazz tunes of Glenn Miller, Bobby Darin, Ella Fitzgerald and more. The dance floor will become a hot spot for the Lindy Hop, Jitterbug, Charleston and more. Free swing dance lessons will be offered one hour before the event in the TSC International Lounge provided by the USU Big Band Swing Club. Jazz Night benefits the USU Larry Smith Jazz Scholarship and is a presented by USU Music Department. NO DINNER SERVED at the Student Dance.

TSC, Skyroom Restaurant, More Info




Friday, February 15

8:00 am - 12:00 am    Nominate a student/organization for USU Robins Awards 2013

Student Activities / USU Student Association (USUSA)

The Robins Awards are the most coveted of all Utah State honors. They reward students and faculty for hard work and dedication to their individual goals, as well as the goals of USU.

More Info


10:00 am - 6:00 pm    For the Love of Banff Ticket Contest

Special Event / Outdoor Recreation Center

Utah State, how would you like to win a pair of tickets to both nights of the 2013 Banff Mountain Film Festival? Starting Monday, Feb. 11, we’re giving a pair of tickets away daily! That’s right. All you have to do is visit this blog Monday through Friday at noon for details on how to win. Don’t worry, we won’t put you through a series of gimmicks or ads in order to get enter. All you need to participate is a Twitter and Instagram account. If you aren’t following the ORP on either site, do so now! Our handle for both accounts is: @USUORP. Be ready to test your knowledge and photography skills next week, USU!

Utah State University Campus, More Info


10:00 am - 5:00 pm    "Ideas: an Exhibition"

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

"Ideas" an exhibition is the result of a collaborative project between the Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art and professor Rachel Middleman's art history class. The students explored the history and ideas of conceptual art while learning about specific pieces of conceptual art in the museum's collection. This resulted in a student-curated art exhibit, free and open to the public. The opening reception is Jan. 22 at 5 p.m.

Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, More Info


6:30 pm - 10:00 pm    9th Annual Jazz Night at the Sky Club

Fundraiser / Caine College of the Arts

The Skyroom Restaurant will be transformed into a 1930s jazz nightclub for the 9th Annual Jazz Night at the Sky Club. The evening starts with an elegant reception with silent auction, butler passed hors d'oeuvers and specialty drinks with lounge singer, followed by gourmet dinner, including fresh salad, choice of entrée and a delectable dessert. Live Big Band music performed by USU Jazz Orchestra, Jazz Ensemble and jazz vocalists, along with performances by professor emeritus Larry Smith, will rock the Sky Club to the unforgettable Jazz tunes of Glenn Miller, Bobby Darin, Ella Fitzgerald and more. The dance floor will become a hot spot for the Lindy Hop, Jitterbug and more. Free swing dance lessons will be offered one hour before the event in the TSC International Lounge provided by the USU Big Band Swing Club. Jazz Night benefits the USU Larry Smith Jazz Scholarship and is presented by USU Music Department, University Inn & Conference Center and USU Catering.

TSC, Skyroom Restaurant, More Info


7:00 pm - 10:00 pm    Banff Mountain Film Festival

Arts & Entertainment / Reentry Student Center

The 2013 Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour is making its annual stop to USU Feb. 14 and 15 in the TSC Ballroom at 7 p.m. both nights. An assortment of films will be shown focused around mountain and local-outdoor culture. Expect to see films about skiing, snowboarding, rock climbing and unique-mountain characters! Don’t miss out on this two-night event open to USU students, faculty, staff and the public. Tickets are available at the TSC Card Office now! Prices: One Night - students, $5.50; public, $10. Both Nights - students,$7.50; public, $15.

TSC, Evan N. Stevenson Ballroom, More Info


9:30 pm - 1:00 am    Delta Sigma Phi presents Lady in Red Dance party

Student Activities / USU Student Association (USUSA)

Come join us for our after Valentine's day dance party. The theme is simple ladies wear red and guys wear white or black. This is a DRY Event! Ladies are free until 10:30 and only 2 dollars after that. Guys are 2 dollars before 10:30 and 3 dollars after 10:30. Must be over 18 with a valid state or college ID.

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Saturday, February 16

10:00 am - 2:00 pm    Alternative Breaks Dodgeball Tournament

Fundraiser / Student Affairs

We are having a coed dodge ball tournament for all USU students! Teams will consist of 8 players. The event will be held in HPER gyms 201 and 209 on Saturday, Feb. 16, starting at 10 a.m. All teams will be guaranteed two games. Brackets will be set up for double elimination. The winning team will receive a prize. All proceeds from the tournament will be used to help USU Alternative Breaks with its spring break service trip to Hawaii. Please invite your friends to come out to support this event. It will be a lot of fun and you won't want to miss it!

HPER Building, More Info


10:00 am - 5:00 pm    "Ideas: an Exhibition"

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

"Ideas" an exhibition is the result of a collaborative project between the Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art and professor Rachel Middleman's art history class. The students explored the history and ideas of conceptual art while learning about specific pieces of conceptual art in the museum's collection. This resulted in a student-curated art exhibit, free and open to the public. The opening reception is Jan. 22 at 5 p.m.

Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, More Info


10:00 am - 4:00 pm    Saturdays at the Museum of Anthropology

Cultural / College of Humanities & Social Sciences

The theme for the Museum of Anthropology this week is "Anthropology of Star Trek and Star Wars" so come enjoy activities in the museum. W. Nevada College professor Daryl Frazetti is the featured guest and speaks at 1 p.m. There will be activities throughout the day. For more information go to our website (http://anthromuseum.usu.edu) or visit our Facebook page(https://www.facebook.com/USUMOA) and follow on Twitter (https://twitter.com/usumoa).

Old Main, More Info


10:00 am - 5:00 pm    City of the Rocks Yurt Trip & Snowshoe Expedition

Recreational / Outdoor Recreation Center

Join the ORP Presidents Day Weekend (Feb. 16-18) on an exclusive snowshoe trip to the City of the Rocks in southern Idaho. See the world-famous rock structures from a pair of snowshoes while hiking on trails like Window Arch, Indian Grove, and Creekside Towers. Also, take a dip in the geothermal springs close to the park, learn about snow caving techniques, and dutch oven cooking. Along with the beautiful scenery, attendees will stay in a mongolian-style yurt among the rocks. The yurt accommodates six people, and is equipped with electricity, a wood-burning fireplace, bunk beds, and furniture; showers and flushing toilets are located about 100 feet from the yurt. Due to the limited space available, only four students can participate. Registration for the trip is open now at the ORP or by calling (435) 797-3264. The cost of the trip is $40. Food and equipment outfitting will be determined at a pre-trip meeting Wednesday, Feb. 13, at 5 p.m. in the ORP shop.

Outdoor Recreation Center, More Info


6:30 pm - 10:00 pm    9th Annual Jazz Night at the Sky Club

Fundraiser / Caine College of the Arts

The Skyroom Restaurant will be transformed into a 1930s jazz nightclub for the 9th Annual Jazz Night at the Sky Club. The evening starts with an elegant reception with silent auction, butler passed hors d'oeuvers and specialty drinks with lounge singer, followed by gourmet dinner, including fresh salad, choice of entrée and a delectable dessert. Live Big Band music performed by USU Jazz Orchestra, Jazz Ensemble and jazz vocalists, along with performances by professor emeritus Larry Smith, will rock the Sky Club to the unforgettable Jazz tunes of Glenn Miller, Bobby Darin, Ella Fitzgerald and more. The dance floor will become a hot spot for the Lindy Hop, Jitterbug and more. Free swing dance lessons will be offered one hour before the event in the TSC International Lounge provided by the USU Big Band Swing Club. Jazz Night benefits the USU Larry Smith Jazz Scholarship and is presented by USU Music Department, University Inn & Conference Center and USU Catering.

TSC, Skyroom Restaurant, More Info


7:05 pm - 9:00 pm    Men's Basketball vs. New Mexico State

Athletics / Athletics

Men's Basketball vs. New Mexico State

Dee Glen Smith Spectrum, More Info


7:30 pm - 9:00 pm    Living Legends Dance Crew

Arts & Entertainment / Student Affairs

Living Legends is a culturally diverse dance and entertainment show.

Chase Fine Arts Center, Daines Concert Hall, More Info