Upcoming Events

Surf City! College Night

Thursday, January 29, 2015 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM PST

other

Join us on an epic quest to the Polynesian Islands as we discover the truth and origins behind surfing in Santa Cruz!

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Casual Game Night

Friday, January 30, 2015 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM PST

Baobab Lounge

Come on out for a fun night of classic board games with food and friends ... You know you'll have a good time!

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Come Together...with food!

Saturday, January 31, 2015 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM PST

floor lounge

An event in which we share and cook dishes together that we eat at home that we connect with our culture and/or our childhood.

Midterms Breakfast

Sunday, February 01, 2015 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM PST

other

Take a break from midterm studying and come enjoy a yummy breakfast with your hall mates!

Thrift Shop til you Drop

Sunday, February 01, 2015 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM PST

Merrill Cultural Center

Come thrift shopping downtown to all of Santa Cruz's coolest thrift stores and bring donations to take to the goodwill!.

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Head injuries in football

Sunday, February 01, 2015 2:00 PM - 7:45 PM PST

Merrill Cultural Center

This is part of the larger Superbowl program. This program is designed to highlight the stats of head injuries caused by football and will contrast high school, college, and professional football.

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2015 Crown and Merrill Super Bowl BBQ and Viewing Event

Sunday, February 01, 2015 2:00 PM - 7:45 PM PST

other

Residents enjoy some BBQ and the biggest game of the year, along with several educational parallel programs run by Crown and Merrill RAs.

Super Bowl Event: $alaries and $pending

Sunday, February 01, 2015 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM PST

other

Come watch the Super Bowl and have a good time! Food and interesting facts about the NFL players salaries will allow to see how you would spend the money.

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Cards for Sick Children

Saturday, February 07, 2015 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM PST

floor lounge

Write a get well card to a child with cancer!

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Beauty Hurts Fashion Kills

Friday, February 13, 2015 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM PST

floor lounge

Come to the 5th floor B Building Lounge and learn how the fashion indrustry affects individuals and our society. Free snacks and refreshments provided. Including a viewing of the film The Devil Wea...

Brownies for Frownies

Saturday, February 14, 2015 3:00 PM - 5:30 PM PST

Crown Merrill Community room

Make brownies for students on Valentine's day to bring up their mood in case they are feeling lonely during this day. As well as bringing students together in a positive environment.

Color Personalties Pancake Breakfast

Sunday, February 15, 2015 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM PST

floor lounge

Students will take and learn about the color personality test helping unlock the different struggles and attributes to working with other personalities types all while enjoying a breakfast!

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Star Wars Movie Marathon

Friday, February 20, 2015 6:00 PM - Saturday, February 21, 2015 2:30 AM PST

C-Dorm Lounge

A showing of the original Star Wars Trilogy (back to back to back)! Discuss the mythology and real-world cultures that influenced aspects of the Star Wars universe.

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Get Your Culture on, with a Star Wars Marathon!

Friday, February 20, 2015 6:00 PM - Saturday, February 21, 2015 2:30 AM PST

C-Dorm Lounge

A showing of the original Star Wars Trilogy (back to back to back)! Discuss the mythology and real-world cultures that influenced aspects of the Star Wars universe.

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Lets go to the Thrift store

Saturday, February 21, 2015 1:00 PM - 4:35 PM PST

other

Come downtown to explore the local thrift stores in your neighborhood.

Night Hike in the Woods

Saturday, February 21, 2015 6:00 PM - 9:45 PM PST

other

Ever wanted to explore upper campus? How about at night? This program will give you the opportunity to see the wonders of upper campus at night.

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Mocktail Party!

Saturday, February 21, 2015 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM PST

floor lounge

An event at which students will enjoy mock-tails, mingling, and learn about the effects of alcohol consumption, common alcohol myths, and tips to be safe when going out.

Intercultural Food Night

Saturday, February 21, 2015 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM PST

Crown Merrill Community room

Come join us and share in different cultures and food!

Intercultural Food Night!

Saturday, February 21, 2015 6:30 PM - 8:30 AM PST

Crown Merrill Community room

Come join us for a fun night of different foods from different cultures.

The Lip Sing Off

Sunday, February 22, 2015 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM PST

floor lounge

Come bring your music and share with the community through the talents for lip singing all while enjoying light refreshments

Ongoing Events

EAP Presentation

Saturday, February 04, 2012 12:08 AM - Wednesday, February 04, 2015 12:08 AM PST

Crown Merrill Community room

Interested in studying abroad? Learn more when the EAP comes to YOU. And cookies in your face

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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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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 students can post clippings, photographs, and information about various international events that happen throughout the year.

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License to Kill

Tuesday, December 02, 2014 1:07 PM - Friday, January 30, 2015 11:55 PM PST

other

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

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Light Up the Sky

Monday, January 05, 2015 8:30 PM - Tuesday, March 31, 2015 12:00 AM PDT

other

Paper Lanterns with positive thoughts surrounding the halls? yes.

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Tuesday, January 06, 2015 3:12 PM - Tuesday, March 31, 2015 3:12 PM PDT

C-Dorm Lounge

Using set-up transmitters, students are able practice sending messages from one lounge to another with morse code.

In 2015, I Challenge Myself To...

Tuesday, January 06, 2015 11:35 PM - Thursday, December 31, 2015 11:55 PM PST

other

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

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Cold Prevention Tips

Saturday, January 10, 2015 12:00 PM - Friday, March 20, 2015 12:00 PM PDT

other

Positive and healthy tips to avoid getting a cold throughout this Winter quarter.

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Goals for the Quarter

Sunday, January 18, 2015 11:00 AM - Sunday, March 15, 2015 11:00 AM PDT

floor lounge

I will give each resident a gold star to write a goal on and we will put them up on the glass windows of the lounge.

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I'M LATE!

Monday, January 26, 2015 1:00 PM - Friday, January 30, 2015 5:47 PM PST

D-Dorm Lounge

I'm late! For a very important date! No time to say "Hello", goodbye! I'm late! Here are some tips on how to better manage time!

Pie the RA in the face

Saturday, January 31, 2015 12:37 AM - Wednesday, December 31, 2014 12:37 AM PST

other

Revenge is a dish best served in the face

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Wall of Quotes

Saturday, January 31, 2015 1:11 PM - Saturday, February 21, 2015 1:12 PM PST

floor lounge

Quotes from successful/famous/inspiring women from around the world and different generations.

Sneaky Cards

Saturday, January 31, 2015 7:56 PM - Saturday, March 21, 2015 7:56 PM PDT

floor lounge

Grab a card from the catagory and have a chance to meet someone new!

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Confess how you Destress!

Sunday, February 01, 2015 12:00 AM - Sunday, February 15, 2015 12:00 AM PST

other

We all have our destressing rituals, but maybe you're in the market for a new way to find "me-time" during midterms and finals. Share yours, and try out other people's methods of eliminating stress!

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African American History Month!

Sunday, February 01, 2015 10:00 AM - Saturday, February 28, 2015 10:00 PM PST

D-Dorm Lounge

Did you know that Madam C.J. Walker was the first black female American woman to become a self-made millionaire? Well now you do! Come learn some even more amazing facts in the D-Dorm Lounge!

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The month of Loving Yourself

Sunday, February 01, 2015 10:00 AM - Saturday, February 28, 2015 10:00 PM PST

other

Pledge to yourself this month to love yourself even more, or start to learn how!

Race Matters

Sunday, February 01, 2015 12:00 PM - Saturday, February 28, 2015 12:00 PM PST

other

This is a passive about what role race plays in our society.

Gaming Culture Santa Cruz Passive

Sunday, February 08, 2015 3:00 PM - Sunday, February 15, 2015 3:00 PM PST

other

Walk through the halls of first floor and learn about the gaming culture that exists and santa cruz and also facts and figures of the community within the school

Spread the Love

Sunday, February 08, 2015 8:00 PM - Saturday, February 28, 2015 12:00 PM PST

other

Wish your fellow hall mates a Happy Valentines Day!

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Declaration of Majorpendence

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 9:28 PM - Friday, June 12, 2015 11:55 AM PDT

C-Dorm Lounge

An informative poster that addresses the steps and gives information about how to declare a major.