Hall Involvement

Tonight at Hall Involvement we played our own version of Family Feud. We had three teams compete for the grand prize of rubbing it in everyone else’s face. Congratulations team The Johnsons for winning the game!

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Soccer Ball Door Decs

The final door decs of the semester are these soccer balls. The weather is finally starting to warm up. Go outside with some friends and get some fresh air. The end of the semester is fast approaching. Keep an eye out for the closing wing meeting.

Snapchat Door Decs

Hello 2W! The latest door decs are snapchat logos. We are completing week 12. That means tests, semester projects, papers, and presentations. Finals are fast approaching, be sure to start studying now. Form a study group and visit the professor’s office hours to know where you stand for grades.

Career Puzzle Bulletin Board

Are you puzzled about your career? Not sure what to do when you when you grow up? Check out this bulletin board for ways you can be proactive to finding the right career for you. Also, the Career and Professional Development Office located on the first floor of Ullsvik (right across from the coffee shop) aids students in career exploration, academic advising, resume reviews, and much more!

Earth Day Bulletin Board

April 22nd is Earth Day! Earth Day is a day to celebrate the Earth’s environment and help raise awareness of the threats to our planet’s health.

Senator Gaylord Nelson founded Earth Day in 1970 in the United States and received the Presidential Medal of Freedom Award for doing so. On the first Earth Day, 20 million Americans participated in peaceful demonstrations to show their support for environmental reforms. Two-thousand colleges and universities also participated that day, as did 10,000 primary and secondary schools. Some popular activities that people partake in on Earth Day include planting trees, collecting garbage, cleaning up coral reefs, signing petitions and planning for a better planet.

Celebrate Earth Day by attending Green Campus Project’s 5th Annual Earth Day Carnival that will take place Friday, April 20th from 11AM-2PM on the West Lawn. During that time there will be music, snacks, tacoes, games, and opportunities to win prizes!

Pizza with the Professors

Tonight Pickard Hall hosted our third Pizza with the Professors featuring Dr. Wonim Son (Education), Ryan Bray (Criminal Justice), and Dr. Mark Levenstein (Biology). The students greatly enjoyed speaking with the professors about their interest Marvel/DC comics, a story about working in a juvenile center, and what their favorite African mammal was.

Sunflower Door Decs

The newest set of door decs on 2 West are sunflowers! Here are ten sunflower facts.

  1. Sunflower is the only flower with flower in its name!
  2. “Helianthus” is the scientific name of Sunflower, Helia for Sun and Anthus for Flower.
  3. Sunflowers are the symbol of faith, loyalty and adoration.
  4. They follow the movement of the sun across the sky from east to west, and this process is known as  heliotropism.
  5. Sunflower oil was able to soften leather, condition hair, wounds, and also used as cooking oil, medicine paint, animal feed and bio-diesel.
  6. Oil of sunflower is rich in minerals like calcium and iron and contains vitamin A and Vitamin D.
  7. Sunflower is the national flower of Ukraine, and is the state flower of  Kansas.
  8. Sunflowers are one of the fastest growing plants and they grow tall. On an average they grow up to 8-12 feet within six months.
  9. The Guinness world record for the tallest sunflower is 25 feet 5 ½ inches, grown by M Heijims in Oirschot, Netherlands in1986.
  10. Sunflower with largest flower head is 32 ¼ inches in diameter (measured from the outer tip of the petal on one side to the outer tip of the petal on the opposite side), was grown by Emily Martin in Maple Ridge, British Columbia,  Canada in 1983.