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Plan to have plans: Upcoming events

Don’t miss out on any of the events happening on campus. Check out the schedule for today’s events taking place today and this weekend.

Tabitha Bower / The Arbiter


Don’t miss out on any of the events happening on campus. Check out the schedule for events taking place today and this weekend.

Thursday, Aug. 30


A live DJ will be on campus from the University Pulse, the university’s only student-run radio station.

All week long from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. prizes and giveaways will be happening under the Pulse tent on the sidewalk of University Drive across from the Student Union Building (SUB).

Afterward, head across the street to the SUB for the first of many free concerts this year. Presented as part of the Student Union Performance series local and regional bands will be performing live on the Student Union Patio.

Campus is essentially its own mini metropolis.

For students new to campus, returning after a hiatus, or uncertain about resources on campus information tables are set up at various locations on campus today and tomorrow.

People manning the booths will be decked out in Bronco orange and are available to answer questions.

The information tables are also accessible for quick directions and for those curious about student diversity and inclusion at Boise State ask for directions to the Multicultural Student Services.

Located in the Student Union Building, Multicultural Student Services has free refreshments and conversation.

After finishing up at Multicultural Student Services, feel free to head over to the Academic and Career Center.

By touring the departments in the building students will be entered into a drawing for a chance to win one of two Bookstore Gift Cards worth $25.

The departments are well worth a visit in order to maintain a steady path to graduation. Light snacks and drinks will be available for the duration of the event from 3 to 6 p.m.

Just in time for dinner, Boise State’s BGLAD (Bisexuals, Gays, Lesbians, and Allies for Diversity) student organization members invite students to join them in enjoying a never-ending nacho bar and ice cream sundaes. The event will take place in the SUB from 6 to 9 p.m. in the Bergquist Lounge. Games will be played and prizes will be won. For those interested, orders can be placed at this time for BGLAD club t-shirts.

Friday, Aug. 31


Hosted by Student Diversity and Inclusion, Disability Resource Center, International Student Services, Multicultural Student Services, and the Women’s Center, including the LGBTQIA Lounge, is Diversity Day Defined,
or D3.

From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the SUB patio students will be celebrating the diversity found on the Boise State campus.

Food, fun and entertainment will all be part of the party, and students who would like to can learn more about opportunities and  resources.

In the afternoon check out what some of the Bronco ladies have to offer. Head over to the Boise State soccer complex located at 1507 S. Oakland for the Bronco Invitational Women’s soccer tournament. Boise State takes on Montana at 6 p.m. The cost to attend is $6.

Afterward it’s time to consider plans for the big game against
Michigan State.

Enjoy the game in the SUB in the dining area while eating free pizza and drinks during half-time for No Hunger Half-Time from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

After the big game, stick around the SUB for the after-party. The games center is kicking off this season’s first Bronco FAN Friday with free bowling for the first 50 students. Just don’t forget to bring student I.D.

Saturday, Sept. 1


Spirit of Boise Balloon Classic is taking place today beginning bright and early at 7 a.m. at Ann Morrison Park.

More than 35 balloons are expected to fill the sky and event organizers offer viewers a single bit of advice: Stay away from what has been described as five very special porta-potties. Later that evening from 6 p.m. to
9 p.m.

Return to the park for the spectacular site of inflated balloons at dusk. Food and live music will be available for enjoyment while the site of the 100-foot tall balloons lined up on the launch site.

The balloons, which can’t lift off in the evening, will have burners lit and they’ll be choreographed to music.



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Amy is a senior at Boise State and the current news editor for The Arbiter. She crammed everything she possibly could into a single degree; a dual major in communication and English, a journalism emphasis and a political science minor. She is eager to earn what she calls, "that expensive piece of paper" on May 18, but in the meantime is focused on bringing campus as much news as humanly possible.