Archive for Monday, August 19, 2002

Schedule includes traditions, food, fun

August 19, 2002


A look at the events scheduled during the first week of classes at Kansas University:


7 a.m.: Mount Oread Scholars walk up Campanile Hill to begin their college careers.

8 p.m.: Traditions Night at Memorial Stadium, where new students learn about KU traditions.

10 p.m.: Rock-a-Hawk, Lied Center parking lot, dance party.


7 p.m.: Beach 'N' Boulevard, with carnival games, live music, food and a student information fair.

10 p.m.: Movie on the Hill, west Campanile hill.

10 p.m.-1 a.m.: Hawk Link Block Party, Wescoe Beach.


1 p.m.-4 p.m.: Take Over the Beach, with cultural performances, information tables, food and games, Wescoe Beach.

8 p.m.: Student convocation, Lied Center.


First day of classes. Also, $5,000 Kemper Awards for teaching excellence are distributed to selected faculty members.


6 p.m.: Free outdoor concert featuring Natalie MacMaster, Lied Center lawn.


10 a.m.: Community service project at Wells Overlook. Students will be bused from the Kansas Union.

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