Today's Events

Dreaming in Cuba College Night

Thursday, October 23, 2014 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM PDT

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Dreaming in Cuba college night is an extension of the book "Dreaming in Cuba" from Merrill core class. The goal for this program is to let students learn more about Cuban culture and its relation w...

SHOP Safe Sex

Thursday, October 23, 2014 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM PDT

Baobab Lounge

A collaboration with condom coop from SHOP that provides residents with an interactive presentation on safe sex tips, proper condom usage, and an overall broader knowledge on sex.

Upcoming Events

Black Friday=Buy Nothing Day

Friday, October 24, 2014 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM PDT

other

This is a passive program which educates students about financial management and the tradition about Black Friday and Buy Nothing Day.

Lounge naming event!

Saturday, October 25, 2014 6:56 PM - 10:00 PM PDT

floor lounge

Come name the lounge and enjoy delicious food while doing so!

Making Rules for the Lounge

Saturday, October 25, 2014 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM PDT

floor lounge

Starting at 7 pm come vote on a name and make rules for the 5th floor lounge! Hangout, eat pizza, play games, and have a great time.

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Decorate and Celebrate: Play it Safe this Halloween!

Saturday, October 25, 2014 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM PDT

D-Dorm Lounge

Decorate your own miniature pumpkin and learn about safe ways to celebrate Halloween!

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Crepe Party for Apartment Buildings 11 and 13!

Sunday, October 26, 2014 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM PDT

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Vanessa misses France and wants to share her interest in French culture with crepes! RSVP to attend the crepe making party where you'll take home a crepe and recipe! Please bring your own plate and...

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What is SEX? Baby, don't hurt me. No more.

Sunday, October 26, 2014 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM PDT

floor lounge

What is SEX? Come and find out at Merrill B Building's hottest 5/F lounge!!!

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Wow. Much spoop. much safe halloween.

Sunday, October 26, 2014 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM PDT

D-Dorm Lounge

Come watch YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN! and EAT SNACKS! and then LEARN HALLOWEEN SAFETY TIPS! much yes. much attendance.

Safe Halloween Goody Bags

Thursday, October 30, 2014 8:30 AM - 9:00 PM PDT

other

Goody bags for Halloween with candy, condoms, information about ways to safe on Halloween, and information on safe activities on Halloween.

Stay Safe This Halloween!

Thursday, October 30, 2014 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM PDT

floor lounge

Come decorate Halloween cookies and learn about Santa Cruz's Halloween.

Physically Safe and Culturally Safe Halloween

Friday, October 31, 2014 11:08 AM - 11:08 AM PDT

other

Halloween isn't just about being safe physically and mentally. An often overlooked aspect to Halloween is how to be safe and respectful regarding culture. Offensive costumes are unfortunately seen ...

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Halloween Movie Marathon

Friday, October 31, 2014 7:00 PM - Saturday, November 01, 2014 1:00 AM PDT

floor lounge

Come watch some scary and some not so scary movies in the 5th floor lounge in B building. We will be marathoning through some horror/thriller movies found on Netflix like Carrie, Children of the Co...

Halloween Dance

Friday, October 31, 2014 10:00 PM - Saturday, November 01, 2014 1:00 AM PDT

Merrill Cultural Center

A huge Merrill dance to show off your spooky style. Wear your costume and dance the night away. This program is held at the Merrill Cultural Center from 10pm to 1am.

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Halloween Talent Show / Open Mic Night

Saturday, November 01, 2014 7:00 PM - 10:01 PM PDT

Merrill Cultural Center

Students take to the stage (preferably in costume!) and showcase their talents!

Root Beer Floats and Board Games

Sunday, November 02, 2014 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM PST

floor lounge

Come enjoy Root Beer Floats and Board Games while learning about alcohol safety.

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Remember, Remember, the 5th of November

Wednesday, November 05, 2014 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM PST

C-Dorm Lounge

Watch the movie "V for Vendetta" and discuss the historical importance of the gunpowder treason plot, how the Guy Fawkes image and mask has become a symbol for movements like Anonymous, and compare...

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Remember, Remember, the 5th of November

Wednesday, November 05, 2014 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM PST

C-Dorm Lounge

Watch the movie "V for Vendetta" and discuss the historical importance of the gunpowder treason plot, how the Guy Fawkes image and mask has become a symbol for movements like Anonymous. We will be ...

Cash and Cazh

Saturday, November 08, 2014 11:03 AM - 11:03 AM PST

Merrill Cultural Center

A trip to the Capitola mall! Learn the Santa Cruz bus system, how to get to where your going, and step into the rest of Santa Cruz county. While at the mall, learn about dressing appropriately for ...

Breathe Deep and Smoke Free

Thursday, November 13, 2014 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM PST

other

This program provides a chance for students to learn breathe techniques and stress release strategies. Resources about smoke free campus and support group will be available as well.

Teacher Appreciation

Thursday, November 20, 2014 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM PST

other

A chance for you to write and decorate letters for the one you want to appreciate. Come and write a letter to give thanks and appreciate your teacher.

Ongoing Events

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In 2014, I Challenge Myself To...

Sunday, January 05, 2014 12:00 AM - Wednesday, December 31, 2014 11:55 PM PST

other

Post a blank note on the room doors for each resident, with a prompt encouraging them to each write a New Years Resolution which they will see every day.

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Red Solo Cup, Dont Fill Me Up

Monday, October 13, 2014 6:30 PM - Sunday, November 30, 2014 3:30 PM PST

other

Come read and learn about what is really in your red solo cup! Beer? Liquor? Wine? They all have different quantities and specific lines on the Solo Cup to tell you how much of a standard drink you...

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I want you (to register to vote)

Friday, October 17, 2014 12:00 PM - Tuesday, November 04, 2014 11:00 PM PST

other

Make a difference by becoming a registered voter. This is a passive program.

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Puzzle Pieces to Picassos

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 3:00 PM - Friday, June 19, 2015 11:55 AM PDT

C-Dorm Lounge

Make puzzles, glue them to cardboard pieces, and hang them throughout the building as cool decorations!

Social Injustice Poster

Thursday, October 23, 2014 11:57 AM - Thursday, November 06, 2014 11:57 AM PST

other

Passive program where residents can share times where they've felt victimized by some sort of social injustice. Residents can then have the moment to become aware of what others have gone through a...

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License to Kill

Saturday, October 25, 2014 1:07 PM - Friday, December 19, 2014 1:07 PM PST

other

Members of the building are challenged to "assassinate" one another by covertly handing their target(s) an assigned daily item.

Social Justice Super Heroes!

Sunday, November 09, 2014 12:10 PM - Monday, November 24, 2014 11:10 AM PST

other

Passive program that shines a light on special individuals that have helped, influenced, or supported any movement that brought help and education to those that need it.

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World Events Map

Thursday, November 20, 2014 1:39 PM - Friday, June 12, 2015 11:55 AM PDT

C-Dorm Lounge

A posted map of the world on which I could post clippings, photographs, and information about various international events that happen throughout the year.