It’s that wonderful time of the year when it’s seven weeks into the semester and we get a week off! That’s right, it’s SPRING BREAK 2012!!!! The great thing about spring break this year is that it is actually warm outside. I know, surprising for Wisconsin. If you’re like Nathan and I and decided to… Read more »
Posts Categorized: Holidays
We’ve all seen it: a scene out of a movie (or real life) in which a parent sees his or her child, trying to avoid eye contact, while standing next to a broken lamp. The parent then springs the question: “Who broke the lamp? You, I mean, ‘the child’ probably answered with, “It wasn’t me!… Read more »
This week is Earth Week – today is Earth Day — and what better way to celebrate than to take a look at how green UW Oshkosh has become. From the University’s sustainability efforts to placing 14th in the nation (No. 1 in Wisconsin!) in the RecycleMania tournament, UW Oshkosh has it all.
It’s that time of year again. What time, you ask? Why, it’s April! International Guitar Month! Whether it is rock and roll, heavy metal, acoustic, or classical guitar, we take the month of April to honor this musical invention. You might be unsure of how to honor this month long dedication, but I am here… Read more »
Through my job here in the Admissions office, I’ve been discovering how many cool “holidays” and weeklong events exist: National Nap Day? Pi Day? Grilled Cheese Month? Who knew? The month of April is full of holidays… and this week is no exception. Happy National Volunteer Week!
If you’re a student-athlete, today is YOUR day. Founded in 1987 by the National Consortium for Academics and Sports, National Student Athlete Day is meant as a celebration of academic, athletic, and stewardship success. Additionally, April 6 marks the 2011 Giant Steps Awards, which honor those who demonstrate a balance of academics, athletics, life pursuits… Read more »
April is National Grilled Cheese Month—who ever thought something as awesome as this monthly celebration even existed?! I don’t know about you, but I love, love, love grilled cheese sandwiches. And in honor of this wonderful month, here are some tips on the classic sammie that you might enjoy.
St. Patrick’s Day: A day to rest, celebrate, or simply relish in Irish heritage. Whatever your relationship with it, there are unavoidable St. Patty’s Day traditions you’ll encounter at some point. While the grass has yet to turn green, on this day everything else has. Green shamrocks, green eggs and ham, green beads, green clothing,… Read more »
There’s a phrase that my friends and I often quote: “In college, you can get good grades, have a social life, and sleep. Now pick two.”
Today you have a few options. You can treat it as any typical day, or you can treat yourself and celebrate National Pi Day! Yes, that’s right, National Pi Day. If you’re unprepared or unsure of how to celebrate this mathematical wonder, we’ve got some suggestions.