Check out what’s going on on and around campus this week in between your group projects, final papers and all-nighters.
Got Student Loans? @ VAC 1B23
CU Money Sense is sponsoring a hands-on workshop focusing on how to manage your loans while in school and after graduation as part of their Money Smart Week at CU. Counselors from the Office of Financial Aid will be available to answer questions from students on a walk-in basis. Bring your FAFSA PIN to view loan accounts, learn how to view your loan information online and estimate future payments. The workshop runs from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. and is free for students in the Visual Arts Computer Lab.
Monday Night Bowling @ The Connection
Take a break from studying and head to the University Memorial Center for the Connection’s weekly bowling deal. You get two hours of unlimited bowling, shoes and a soft drink for $8. This deal begins at 6 p.m. and runs until close at 11:30 p.m.
President Obama @ Coors Event Center
President Barack Obama will address students and the public at Coors Events Center beginning at 6 p.m. The President will speak about an effort he is launching to get Congress to prevent interest rates on student loans from doubling in July. Although the event is free, a ticket is required to attend. Student tickets were distributed on Sunday, April 22, as well as CU faculty and staff tickets. Tickets for the general public will be available Monday at 12 p.m.
Lillevan @ ATLAS Black Box Theatre
Animation, video and media artist Lillevan will give a presentation at ATLAS’s Black Box Theatre from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. He is known for his role as founding member of the visual/music group Rechenzentrum and has worked on projects in many genres such as opera, installation, minimal electronic experimentalism, dance and classical music. This event is free and no tickets are required.
“Gevald!: A Documentary” @ ATLAS Room 100
As part of the Seeing Israel Film Series, ATLAS will be screening “Gevald!: A Documentary” by Ron Ofer and Yohai Hakak from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. The film focuses on Shmuel-Haim Pappenhym, who organizes mass demonstrations against the State and is the editor of an magazine affiliated with an influential Jewish extreme sect that shares his views, and Rabbi Abraham Ravitz, an ultra-orthodox parliament member. This event is free. To attend, RSVP to Nicholas.Underwood@colorado.edu.
Ladies Night with the CU Independent @ Absinthe House
Absinthe House and the CU Independent are hosting Ladies Night this week, once again. Women enjoy free drinks from 10 p.m. until midnight while DJ Petey mixes sweet jams.
BDSM: Untying the Knot @ Humanities 135
Beginning at 7:30 p.m. in Humanities 135, three CU students will hold a panel addressing the why and how of bondage, domination, sadism and masochism and answer questions.
Opening Reception for “Something, but definitely not Nothing”: The Spring 2012 BFA Exhibition @ CU Art Museum
The opening reception for “Something but definitely not Nothing” features work from Preston Cram, Kristina Keeter, Catherine Nelson, Adam Siefkas and Logan Young. The reception is free and begins at 5 p.m. and runs until 7 p.m in the VAC’s CU Art Museum.
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