HoustonFest, ‘Men Don’t Get Raped’ conversation highlight week’s events
Cougars, get your calendars ready.
This week kicks off with baseball-themed food at Moody Towers and Cougar Woods Dining Hall to commemorate MLB’s opening week. Additionally, the Student Program Board will host HoustonFest, featuring art and music from local artists, later in the week.
5 to 8 p.m. at Moody Towers and Cougar Woods Dining Hall
Ballpark-style hot dogs, nachos, barbecue baked potatoes and pretzels will be served at the two locations to celebrate the opening week of the MLB season. Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to wear fan gear and watch the Houston Astros opening game against the Seattle Mariners, which will be aired on the dining hall televisions.
6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Campus Recreation and Wellness Center
The Campus Recreation and Wellness Center will sponsor a class with glow sticks, bass music and asana yoga in a unique yoga class.
11:30 a.m to 1: 30 p.m. at the Student Center Satellite; 4 to 10 p.m. at the Student Center Plaza and Lynn Eusan Stage
The Student Program Board will host the first-of-its-kind music and arts festival all across campus on Thursday. Acoustic artists will perform at the Student Center Satellite from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. followed by headliners and performers at the Student Center Plaza and Lynn Eusan Stage from 4 to 10 p.m.
10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m at the Student Center South Ballroom
The Center for Diversity and Inclusion will host keynote speakers and sessions aimed to highlight the overlap of social categorizations such as race, class, gender and religion. This year’s theme is Intersectionality: A Framework for Socially Just Communities.
5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Midtown Room in the Student Center South
The Women and Gender Resource Center will host a conversation exploring the dynamics of masculinity and the misconception that men can’t be victims of sexual assault as part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month.