Student Activities

Friday Night Live

Check out our Fall 2019 Friday Night Live Line-Up

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FNL Presents: Comedian Gina Brillon

August 23 | 8:00pm | The Cove

Actress, comedian, and writer Gina Brillon was born and raised in Bronx, New York. She’s been a standup comic since she was 17 years old. She’s made appearances on Comedy Central’s Live at Gotham, E!’s Chelsea Lately, AXS’ Gotham Comedy Live, The View, and is the first (and only) Latina winner of NBC’s 2012 Stand up for Diversity Showcase. 

Click the link to check out one of Gina’s skits: https://youtu.be/IvknCPXIAeM 

Sponsored by Student Activities and University Programming Council (UPC)

Mini-Golf To Go

August 23 | 9:00pm | Bishops Lounge

All the fun of mini-golf right on our campus! Join us in this 9 hole mini-golf course complete with obstacles and adventures. 

Sponsored by Student Activities and University Programming Council (UPC)

FNL Presents: Movie in The Cove

August 30 | 10:00pm | The Cove

Join us for a FREE screening of Booksmart with fresh popcorn!

Click the link to check out the trailer: https://youtu.be/Uhd3lo_IWJc

Sponsored by Student Activities and University Programming Council (UPC)

PP 2019! PIRATE PARRRTY

September 6 | 5:00pm | McCombs Campus Center

Celebrate the new academic year with the Southwestern community at the PIRATE PARRRTY! All students, staff, faculty, and their families are invited to attend this celebration on Friday, September 6th from 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. on the Roy H. Cullen Academic Lawn.

Sponsored by Student Activities, SIRA, and University Programming Council (UPC)

FNL Presents: Comedian Zoltan Kazas

September 13 | 8:00pm | The Cove

Zoltan Kaszas was born in Budapest Hungary and moved to the United States on July 4th 1991. At the age of 19 Zoltan was settled into his new hometown of San Diego, California where he got into the world of stand up. Zoltan’s been seen on Dry Bar Comedy, Laughs On FOX, heard on SiriusXM, read about in The Atlantic and has won The Seattle International Comedy Competition and The San Diego Comedy Festival.

Click the link to check out one of Zoltan’s skits: https://youtu.be/SCyTgjcntNM 

Sponsored by Student Activities and University Programming Council (UPC)

FNL Presents: SU Painting

September 20 | 9:00pm | McCombs Campus Center Ballrooms

Channel your inner Bob Ross, and join us for a night of painting! 

Registration form will open the first week of September.

Sponsored by Student Activities and University Programming Council (UPC)

FNL Presents: Blacklight Dodgeball

September 27 | All Day | Corbin J. Robertson Center

Which team will be crowned this year’s Blacklight Dodgeball champion?!

Registration form opens on the second week of September.

Sponsored by University Programming Council (UPC)

FNL Presents: The Rocky Horror Picture Show

October 4 | 9:00pm | Roy H. Cullen Academic Mall

Let’s do the Time Warp again! In partnership with Homecoming, come enjoy an interactive viewing of this cultural phenomenon, The Rocky Horror Picture Show, with performances by Southwestern students.

Sponsored by Student Activities, University Programming Council (UPC), and Alumni Relations

FNL Presents: Comedian Kelsey Cook

October 18 | 9:00pm | The Cove

Kelsey Cook is the daughter of an International Yo-Yo Champion and a Professional Foosball player, which made for a humor-filled life at a young age. Kelsey recently made her late night debut on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, as well as her Comedy Central debut on This is Not Happening. Her other television appearances include AXS TV Presents Gotham Comedy LivePunchline on FOX, Laughs on FOX, Uproarious on FUSE and Greatest Party Story Ever on MTV.

Click the link to check out one of Kelsey’s skits: https://youtu.be/fO6mzvGbVtw 

Sponsored by Student Activities and University Programming Council (UPC)

FNL Presents: Step N’ Stroll

October 25 | All Day | Alma Thomas Theater

Teams compete and visiting groups exhibit their skills in this annual event!

Registration form opens in September.

Sponsored by Student Activities and University Programming Council (UPC)

FNL Presents: SU Drafthouse - Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

November 1 | All Day | McCombs Campus Center Ballrooms

Join us for a screening of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone along with FREE Torchy’s Tacos and Harry Potter themed activities and contests! 

Click the link to check out the trailer: https://youtu.be/VyHV0BRtdxo 

Sponsored by Student Activities, University Programming Council (UPC) and the Debby Ellis Writing Center (DEWC)

FNL Presents: Trivia Night

November 8 | 8:00pm | The Cove

Put your wits to the test!

Sponsored by Student Activities and University Programming Council (UPC)

FNL Presents: Flashback Friday

November 15 | 8:00pm | Bishops Lounge

Let’s go back to the year 2000 something!

Sponsored by Student Activities and University Programming Council (UPC)

FNL Presents: Spoken Word Artist Porsha Olayiwola

November 22 | 9:00pm | The Cove

Porsha Olayiwola is from the future! Black, poet, queer-dyke, hip-hop feminist, womanist: Porsha is a native of Chicago who now resides in Boston. Olayiwola is a writer, performer, educator and curator who uses afro-futurism and surrealism to examine historical and current issues in the Black, woman, and queer diasporas. She is an Individual World Poetry Slam Champion and the artistic director at MassLEAP, a literary youth organization. Olayiwola is an MFA Candidate at Emerson College. Porsha Olayiwola is the author of i shimmer sometimes, tooforthcoming with Button Poetry and is the current poet laureate for the city of Boston.

Click the link to check out one of Porsha’s performances: https://youtu.be/DwOY0Av2fxk 

Sponsored by Student Activities and University Programming Council (UPC)

FNL Presents: Casino Night

December 6 | 7:00pm | Bishops Lounge

Come try your luck and enter to win prizes!

Sponsored by Student Activities and University Programming Council (UPC)