Upcoming Events

Healthy Relationship

Thursday, December 04, 2014 2:00 PM - 7:00 PM PST


Information about how to form a healthy relationship and what is a healthy relationship will be post on the banner, therefore students can learn about resource and support groups on this campus.

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Life as a Researcher Speaker Series: Jeremy Lee

Thursday, December 04, 2014 4:30 PM - 5:45 PM PST


In this innovative speaker series, students (and interested community members) hear UCSC faculty members from six different departments and all five academic divisions speak about their lives as re...

Knit your stress away

Thursday, December 04, 2014 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM PST


Learn how to knit! Finals have you in a blues? Get cozy with a calming hobby that will melt you stress away

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Talent Show / Open Mic Night

Saturday, December 06, 2014 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM PST

Merrill Cultural Center

Students take to the stage and showcase their talents!

Pancakes and Perspectives

Sunday, December 07, 2014 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM PST

floor lounge

Enjoy pancakes while discussion cultures and backgrounds, explaining how they shape us and allow for students to make connections between culture similarities

Reflective Dinner

Saturday, December 13, 2014 10:55 AM - 10:55 AM PST

floor lounge

A final hall meeting; how to move-out, what to do with the stuff you do and don't want, maybe swapping of items. But most importantly, a small conversation: what went well for your this year; what ...

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Study Break!

Saturday, December 13, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM PST

floor lounge

Take a break from studying with snacks and cards against humanity, plus grab some Scantrons and blue books! Remember that taking a breather is good for your health!

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I love the smell of Coffee in the Morning...

Sunday, December 14, 2014 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM PST

C-Dorm Lounge

It smells like... the perfect kickstart to finals week.

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Study Break: Stay on Track and Have a Chat!

Sunday, December 14, 2014 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM PST


Go on a refreshing morning walk (or run!) on the OPERS track to take a break from studying for finals. Feel free to talk to me (or friends) about how Fall Quarter has been for you, and what your ho...

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Brain Food

Sunday, December 14, 2014 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM PST

floor lounge

Build a fancy trail mix to keep you pumped and energized for Dead Week and get a free tiny mason jar!

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


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


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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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!

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License to Kill

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


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

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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.

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Holiday Donation Station(s)

Tuesday, December 02, 2014 12:04 PM - Friday, December 19, 2014 12:00 PM PST


Large donation boxes located in laundry rooms around Merrill collect clothes and other items to donate to the Santa Cruz homeless shelter.

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Areas to Study at UCSC

Wednesday, December 03, 2014 3:28 AM - Friday, December 19, 2014 3:29 AM PST

floor lounge

A passive program listing the locations of Study spaces on Campus.