Precious Pet Portrait Contest
Oct
23
8:00am 8:00am

Precious Pet Portrait Contest

Lions and tigers and bears! Oh my! Well, you may not own these as pets, but we want to see a photo of you with your pet! K-State students- send 1 picture of you and your pet to upc@k-state.edu. Precious Pet Portrait Contest submissions are due Nov. 1 by midnight. Costumes encouraged! Voting will take place on UPC's Facebook page from Nov. 3-7, and the winners will be announced on Nov. 7 at the UPC All Meeting (Cottonwood Room at 5:30 pm). Win a PetSmart gift card! One photo submission per K-State student.

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University Life Cafe Art Contest- Call for Submissions
Oct
23
8:00am 8:00am

University Life Cafe Art Contest- Call for Submissions

  • Online (see description for more details) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Submit your artwork for the 10th Annual University Life Cafe Art Contest! Pieces must be submitted online at universitylifecafe.k-state.edu by midnight on Tuesday, October 31, 2017. 2D & 3D artwork will be accepted, and prizes will be awarded! Selected artwork will be displayed December 4-15, 2017 in the William T. Kemper Art Gallery on the first floor of the K-State Student Union. This event is sponsored by UPC, Counseling Services, and University Life Cafe.

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Self-Defense Classes
Oct
23
6:00pm 6:00pm

Self-Defense Classes

  • Small Gym, Chester E. Peters Recreation Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join UPC in learning basic self-defense! Classes are from 6-7:30 pm or 7:45-9:15 pm. Safety tips will be presented by Campus Police from 7:30-7:45 pm (between the two sessions). This free event is for K-State students with ID only. Athletic clothing is recommended, and typical Rec Complex parking rules apply. 

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Self-Defense Classes
Oct
23
7:45pm 7:45pm

Self-Defense Classes

  • Small Gym, Chester E. Peters Recreation Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join UPC in learning basic self-defense! Classes are from 6-7:30 pm or 7:45-9:15 pm. Safety tips will be presented by Campus Police from 7:30-7:45 pm (between the two sessions). This free event is for K-State students with ID only. Athletic clothing is recommended, and typical Rec Complex parking rules apply. 

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Precious Pet Portrait Contest
Oct
30
8:00am 8:00am

Precious Pet Portrait Contest

Lions and tigers and bears! Oh my! Well, you may not own these as pets, but we want to see a photo of you with your pet! K-State students- send 1 picture of you and your pet to upc@k-state.edu. Precious Pet Portrait Contest submissions are due Nov. 1 by midnight. Costumes encouraged! Voting will take place on UPC's Facebook page from Nov. 3-7, and the winners will be announced on Nov. 7 at the UPC All Meeting (Cottonwood Room at 5:30 pm). Win a PetSmart gift card! One photo submission per K-State student.

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University Life Cafe Art Contest- Call for Submissions
Oct
30
8:00am 8:00am

University Life Cafe Art Contest- Call for Submissions

  • Online (see description for more details) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Submit your artwork for the 10th Annual University Life Cafe Art Contest! Pieces must be submitted online at universitylifecafe.k-state.edu by midnight on Tuesday, October 31, 2017. 2D & 3D artwork will be accepted, and prizes will be awarded! Selected artwork will be displayed December 4-15, 2017 in the William T. Kemper Art Gallery on the first floor of the K-State Student Union. This event is sponsored by UPC, Counseling Services, and University Life Cafe.

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Halloween Costume Contest
Oct
31
11:30am11:30am

Halloween Costume Contest

Join us in a costume contest on Bosco Student Plaza on Halloween! Sign-ups are from 11:30 am - 12:30 pm, and there will be prizes for the overall best, spookiest, cutest, homemade, and original costume! In case of inclement weather, this event will be moved to the Fireplace Lounge on the first floor of the K-State Student Union. 

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Film: The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature (PG)
Nov
3
7:00pm 7:00pm

Film: The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature (PG)

Friday, November 3 & Saturday, November 4
7 & 9:30 PM * Forum Hall, Ground floor, K-State Student Union
FREE for students with valid K-State ID
$3 for non-students * $1 off for military with ID & children under 12

Surly the squirrel and his animal friends find out that the corrupt mayor of Oakton plans to bulldoze their beloved Liberty Park to make way for an amusement park. Hoping to save the place they call home, Surly, Andie, Buddy and the rest of the gang join forces with Mr. Feng, a seemingly cute and innocent mouse who happens to be a fierce master of kung fu.

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Bubble Soccer
Nov
3
8:00pm 8:00pm

Bubble Soccer

  • MAC Gym, Chester E. Peters Recreation Complex (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join UPC in the MAC Gym at the Chester E. Peters Recreation Complex for Bubble Soccer! This free event is first-come, first-served for students with a valid K-State ID. T-shirts and athletic shoes required (no cleats). 

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Film: Dunkirk (PG-13)
Nov
10
7:00pm 7:00pm

Film: Dunkirk (PG-13)

Friday, November 10 & Saturday, November 11
7 & 9:30 PM * Forum Hall, Ground floor, K-State Student Union
FREE for students with valid K-State ID
$3 for non-students * $1 off for military with ID & children under 12

In May 1940, Germany advanced into France, trapping Allied troops on the beaches of Dunkirk. Under air and ground cover from British and French forces, troops were slowly and methodically evacuated from the beach using every serviceable naval and civilian vessel that could be found. At the end of this heroic mission, 330,000 French, British, Belgian and Dutch soldiers were safely evacuated.

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Film: Spider-Man Homecoming (PG-13)
Oct
20
7:00pm 7:00pm

Film: Spider-Man Homecoming (PG-13)

Friday, October 20 & Saturday, October 21
7 & 10 PM * Forum Hall, Ground floor, K-State Student Union
FREE for students with valid K-State ID
$3 for non-students * $1 off for military with ID & children under 12

Thrilled by his experience with the Avengers, young Peter Parker returns home to live with his Aunt May. Under the watchful eye of mentor Tony Stark, Parker starts to embrace his newfound identity as Spider-Man. He also tries to return to his normal daily routine -- distracted by thoughts of proving himself to be more than just a friendly neighborhood superhero. Peter must soon put his powers to the test when the evil Vulture emerges to threaten everything that he holds dear.

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Precious Pet Portrait Contest
Oct
16
8:00am 8:00am

Precious Pet Portrait Contest

Lions and tigers and bears! Oh my! Well, you may not own these as pets, but we want to see a photo of you with your pet! K-State students- send 1 picture of you and your pet to upc@k-state.edu. Precious Pet Portrait Contest submissions are due Nov. 1 by midnight. Costumes encouraged! Voting will take place on UPC's Facebook page from Nov. 3-7, and the winners will be announced on Nov. 7 at the UPC All Meeting (Cottonwood Room at 5:30 pm). Win a PetSmart gift card! One photo submission per K-State student.

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Latin Jazz Band- In Support of Family Weekend
Oct
14
11:00am11:00am

Latin Jazz Band- In Support of Family Weekend

Join UPC and the Wildcat family for Family Weekend on October 14! In support of Family Weekend, UPC will feature a Latin jazz band and give out Pucker Powder Candy and other items (while supplies last)! In case of inclement weather, the band and UPC giveaways will be relocated to the Union Courtyard on the ground floor of the K-State Student Union. 

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Haunted Union
Oct
13
8:30pm 8:30pm

Haunted Union

Join UPC in getting spooked in the Haunted Union! This free event includes the chance to win raffle prizes for those who dare complete the Haunted House! Prizes include a 32" Smart TV, a Fitbit, and gift cards to various locations around Manhattan! College students only. WARNING: STROBE LIGHTS WILL BE USED. 

Free pumpkin painting will be in the Union Courtyard from 8:30 - 11 pm. Free pumpkins provided for the first 200 people! 

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Film: Wonder Woman (PG-13)
Oct
13
7:00pm 7:00pm

Film: Wonder Woman (PG-13)

Friday, October 13 & Saturday, October 14
7 & 10 PM * Forum Hall, Ground floor, K-State Student Union
FREE for students with valid K-State ID
$3 for non-students * $1 off for military with ID & children under 12

Before she was Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot), she was Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained to be an unconquerable warrior. Raised on a sheltered island paradise, Diana meets an American pilot (Chris Pine) who tells her about the massive conflict that's raging in the outside world. Convinced that she can stop the threat, Diana leaves her home for the first time. Fighting alongside men in a war to end all wars, she finally discovers her full powers and true destiny.

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Farmers' Market- Call for Vendors
Oct
13
to Oct 20

Farmers' Market- Call for Vendors

  • Submit applications to the link in the description (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Farmers' Market- Call for Vendors! Must be a K-State student or faculty/staff member to be a vendor. Applications are due by 5 pm on Friday, October 20 and are available at k-state.edu/lafene/farmersmarket.html. E-mail completed applications to upc@k-state.edu.  Items usually include food, jewelry, handmade items, and a variety of other goods. The Farmers' Market will be Wednesday, October 25 from 11 am - 1 pm on Bosco Student Plaza (Rain location: Union Courtyard, Ground Floor, K-State Student Union). 

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University Life Café Art Contest- Call for Submissions
Oct
9
8:00am 8:00am

University Life Café Art Contest- Call for Submissions

  • Online (see description for more details) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Submit your artwork for the 10th Annual University Life Café Art Contest! Pieces must be submitted online at universitylifecafe.k-state.edu by midnight on Tuesday, October 31, 2017. 2D & 3D artwork will be accepted, and prizes will be awarded! Selected artwork will be displayed December 4-15, 2017 in the William T. Kemper Art Gallery on the first floor of the K-State Student Union. This event is sponsored by UPC, Counseling Services, and University Life Café.

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Magician: Eric Jones
Oct
6
9:15pm 9:15pm

Magician: Eric Jones

Join UPC to see magician Eric Jones on Friday, October 6! Jones performed in Season 12 of America's Got Talent and successfully fooled duo Penn and Teller in Season 2. Come to the Union Ballroom to be amazed at this free event! Doors open at 8:30 pm. 

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Film: Girls Trip (R)
Oct
6
7:00pm 7:00pm

Film: Girls Trip (R)

Friday, October 6 & Saturday, October 7
7 & 9:45 PM * Forum Hall, Ground floor, K-State Student Union
FREE for students with valid K-State ID
$3 for non-students * $1 off for military with ID

Best friends Ryan, Sasha, Lisa and Dina are in for the adventure of a lifetime when they travel to New Orleans for the annual Essence Festival. Along the way, they rekindle their sisterhood and rediscover their wild side by doing enough dancing, drinking, brawling and romancing to make the Big Easy blush.

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Tickets for a FREE screening of Happy Death Day
Oct
2
8:00am 8:00am

Tickets for a FREE screening of Happy Death Day

Universal Pictures and the Kansas State Union Program Council present a FREE screening of Happy Death Day for K-State Students. 

Tickets can be picked up on the small table outside of the UPC office on the ground floor of the K-State Student Union.

**SEATING IS FIRST COME, FIRST SERVE. PLEASE ARRIVE EARLY**

Blumhouse (Split, Get Out, Whiplash) produces an original and inventive rewinding thriller in Happy Death Day, in which a college student (Jessica Rothe, La La Land) relives the day of her murder with both its unexceptional details and terrifying end until she discovers her killer’s identity. 

See the trailer here: HappyDeathDayMovie.com

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Film: Despicable Me 3
Sep
29
7:00pm 7:00pm

Film: Despicable Me 3

Friday, September 29 & Saturday, September 30
7 & 9:30 PM * Forum Hall, Ground floor, K-State Student Union
FREE for students with valid K-State ID
$3 for non-students * $1 off for military with ID and children under 12
*Closed-captioning at all showings of this film.*

The mischievous Minions hope that Gru will return to a life of crime after the new boss of the Anti-Villain League fires him. Instead, Gru decides to remain retired and travel to Freedonia to meet his long-lost twin brother for the first time. The reunited siblings soon find themselves in an uneasy alliance to take down the elusive Balthazar Bratt, a former 1980s child star who seeks revenge against the world.

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Game Day Grounds
Sep
29
11:00am11:00am

Game Day Grounds

The marriage between a  UPC Daytimes tailgate party and National Coffee Day is official.  It is now called Game Day Grounds! Join us starting at 11am on the Terrace of the K-State Student Union for a cup of java and a donut.  Free while supplies last! (Rain location: UPC office, Ground floor, K-State Student Union)

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Farmers' Market
Sep
27
11:00am11:00am

Farmers' Market

Goods are produced locally by members of the K-State family and include food, jewelry, handmade items, and a variety of other goods. Cash preferred. 

Rain location: Union Courtyard, Ground floor, K-State Student Union

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University Life Café Art Contest- Call for Submissions
Sep
25
8:00am 8:00am

University Life Café Art Contest- Call for Submissions

  • Online (see description for more details) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Submit your artwork for the 10th Annual University Life Café Art Contest! Pieces must be submitted online at universitylifecafe.k-state.edu by midnight on Tuesday, October 31, 2017. 2D & 3D artwork will be accepted, and prizes will be awarded! Selected artwork will be displayed December 4-15, 2017 in the William T. Kemper Art Gallery on the first floor of the K-State Student Union. This event is sponsored by UPC, Counseling Services, and University Life Café.

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Tickets for a FREE screening of Happy Death Day
Sep
25
8:00am 8:00am

Tickets for a FREE screening of Happy Death Day

Universal Pictures and the Kansas State Union Program Council present a FREE screening of Happy Death Day for K-State Students. 

Tickets can be picked up on the small table outside of the UPC office on the ground floor of the K-State Student Union.

**SEATING IS FIRST COME, FIRST SERVE. PLEASE ARRIVE EARLY**

Blumhouse (Split, Get Out, Whiplash) produces an original and inventive rewinding thriller in Happy Death Day, in which a college student (Jessica Rothe, La La Land) relives the day of her murder with both its unexceptional details and terrifying end until she discovers her killer’s identity. 

See the trailer here: HappyDeathDayMovie.com

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UPC Booth at the Little Apple Comic Expo
Sep
23
1:00pm 1:00pm

UPC Booth at the Little Apple Comic Expo

Come visit the UPC booth at the Little Apple Comic Expo (LACE) in the K-State Student Union between 1 and 2 pm (the full Comic Expo runs from 10 am - 6 pm)! Tickets for the full Comic Expo are $5 (kids 10 and under are free admission with a paying adult). The student organizations section in the Courtyard is free. If you have any questions, please email LACE at littleapplecomicexpo@gmail.com. 

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Film: Baby Driver (R)
Sep
22
7:00pm 7:00pm

Film: Baby Driver (R)

  • Forum Hall, Ground floor, K-State Student Union (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Friday, September 22 & Saturday, September 23
7 & 9:30 PM * Forum Hall, Ground floor, K-State Student Union
FREE for students with valid K-State ID
$3 for non-students * $1 off for military with ID

Talented getaway driver Baby (Ansel Elgort) relies on the beat of his personal soundtrack to be the best in the game. After meeting the woman (Lily James) of his dreams, he sees a chance to ditch his shady lifestyle and make a clean break. Coerced into working for a crime boss (Kevin Spacey), Baby must face the music as a doomed heist threatens his life, love and freedom.

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