Hall Activities

Open Mic Night

Sept. 9, 2016

Nearly 80 Buckingham residents came out for our first Open Mic Night of the school year—and we also got to celebrate a few community member birthdays with cake! Students sang, played guitar and ukulele, told jokes, danced, and did magic. We’re grateful to have such a talented Buckingfam this year... Read more »

Welcome Week

Aug. 24, 2016

Buckingham Hall opened it’s doors to welcome the incoming class of 2020 this week. Amidst the usual hustle and bustle of move-in week, new residents kept busy with fun activities including a hike to Chautauqua, dorm decorating, and a tie dye event. Even RAP director Mindy Cheval joined in the... Read more »

Farewell Fiesta Party

April 26, 2016

BUCK celebrated the end of the year with food and fun! At the Farewell Fiesta, we ate tamales and cake, listened to music and laughed with our friends. Even Chip got to join in the festivities as he made an appearance. Throughout the night, we celebrated our Storytelling Contest winner,... Read more »

Comedy Night

April 15, 2016

Buckingham Hall residents were treated to a few of the local comedians in the Boulder/Denver comedy scene. Comedians Nolawee Mengeist, Cody Spyker and Jacob Rupp kept the crowd of residents ont he edge of their seats and laughing constantly throughout their sets. Residents Ryan Burmester and Melissa Sprinkle also performed... Read more »

Super Bowl Party

Feb. 7, 2016

CommRAP students headed down to the Common Room to watch the highly anticipated showdown between the Broncos and the Panthers for Superbowl 50! Students enjoyed pizza as points were scored by both teams and cheers could be heard across the pond. Although Panthers fans left with their heads down and... Read more »

Open Mic Night

Feb. 3, 2016

Open Mic Night was a huge hit with Buckingham students, more than 60 people attended the event to perform or support their peers. Buckingham is home to amazing people with talents including, but not limited to, singing, playing instruments, slam poetry, writing novels, and stand-up comedy. BUCK even had guest... Read more »

Welcome Back Party

Jan. 20, 2016

With everybody fresh faced from winter break, the students of Buckingham Hall were ready to get back together and reignite the CommRAP community at the annual Welcome Back Party. The students celebrated their academic achievements from the previous semester with awards for those who did particularly well with their GPA... Read more »

Slam Poetry with Adam Gottlieb

Oct. 27, 2015

On Tuesday, 26-year-old Adam Gottlieb performed spoken word in Fiske Planetarium followed by a Poetic Justice Workshop on Wednesday for the Communication and Society RAP students and faculty. His spirit and energy lingered throughout the week in Buckingham Hall. For the past two years, Gottlieb said that social justice has... Read more »

Family Weekend Marimba Pancake Breakfast

Oct. 3, 2015

Our students were awaken at the crack of dawn on Saturday to the sweet melodies of marimba music initiating this year’s annual Family Weekend Pancake Breakfast. Our trusty Community Developers prepared pancakes and all the toppings for residents and their families to enjoy while mingling with faculty and other students... Read more »

"Louder Than a Bomb" Film Screening

Sept. 30, 2015

On wednesday, many of the new residents of Buckingham Hall gathered in Wolf Law for the screening of the much acclaimed documentary, "Louder Than a Bomb". After a delicious pizza dinner, everyone settled in and found themselves amazed at the outstanding high school students who are also slam poets slamming... Read more »