Sure Things: September 3rd – 9th

Your weekly event thread complete with your daily dose of student news and notes..

 

WELCOME WEEK HOMECOMING FESTIVAL

Where: CAW Student Centre Courtyard
Day: September 3rd – 8th
Time: 10 PM - 2 AM
Who: UWSA

Bask yourself in a tent full of funky smells and overwhelming body heat to kick off your school year. Seriously, Welcome Week is a great way to get out there and meet new people while dancing your face off a bit too much. This year, the UWSA is holding a themed night each day of the week and encouraging partiers to dress accordingly. Check out the full schedule and FAQ below.

http://www.uwsa.ca/uwsa-services/welcome-week/

FALL CLASSES BEGIN

Where: Everywhere.
Day: Thursday, September 7th
Time: Until death.
Who: YOU.

Not much to say here. You know the drill, folks.

SHINE DAY

Where: Katzaman Lounge
Day: Saturday, September 9th, 2017
Time: 9AM - 3PM
Who: Shinerama

SHINE Day is UWindsor Shinerama's annual fundraising day- the last day of Welcome Week. Join them for a day of car washes, signing, dancing, meeting new friends, seeing the city and raising funds in order to find a cure for cystic fibrosis!

Schedule of the day:
9am: Registration and Breakfast
9:30am: Opening statements, speaker, and instructions for the day
10am: board busses and head into the city to SHINE for CF
2:30pm: board busses back to the university
3pm: appreication lunch

CLUBS CRAWL

Where: Various Bars Downtown Windsor
Day: Saturday, September 9th, 2017
Time: 8 PM - 2 AM
Who: Student Groups, Clubs & Societies

The first of its kind here at UWindsor! Clubs Crawl is a large format pub crawl being organized by the Students Groups Service to raise funds for the Student Groups of UWindsor. The proceeds from each ticket sold will go to the club of your choice. The Manchester, Pub Club, Level, and Bull & Barrel are the designated spots for this years (hopefully annual) festivities!

Buy tickets now: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/2017-clubs-crawl-tickets-37080416524

KICK OFF WALK

Where: St. Clair College
Day: Sunday, September 10th, 2017
Time: 8:30 AM - 12 PM
Who: UWindsor Mental Health Awareness

The Kick OFF walk for SPAW (Suicide Prevention Awareness Week) is being held through the Canadian Mental Health Association. The participants who chose to walk will be follow the trail from the SportsPlex and along the Herb Gray Parkway Trail. However, if the case of bad weather, participants will walk inside SportsPlex. Donations will be taken the day of and the event is held in order to raise awareness for suicide prevention.

One of our very own student groups, Mental Health Awareness, raised $800 for the CMHA through events such as bake sales, game days, open mic night, candy sales, and various other small affairs. Join them as they keep pursuing their passion to end the stigma of mental health disorders.

Mental Health Awareness is focused on raising awareness about mental health disorders and ending the stigma against them. In addition, the group aims to aid in prevention by encouraging students to improve their quality of life by adopting healthier habits.

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