October 26, 2012 Students CU-Boulder Today

In this Issue

Community Health to host "Let's Talk Sex" event Oct. 30

Giving students the tools to effectively communicate about sex is the drive behind the student-run "Let's Talk Sex" campaign.

Be seen on Halloween

Halloween is right around the corner. If you are out at night, remember it is harder for drivers to see you, especially if you are wearing a dark costume. Wear lighter colors or add lights and reflective material to your costume.

From nanoscience to not-so-science

CU-Boulder JILA Fellow David Nesbitt is used to working his way around chemistry laboratories, but working his way around the dance floor is a different story altogether.

Community Notes

Hip hop returns to CU-Boulder with homecoming headliner Schoolboy Q

As Alumni celebrate coming “Back to Boulder” and current students “Go for the Gold”, Program Council is excited to be kicking off Homecoming Week with its annual Homecoming Concert on Thursday, Nov. 1 in Glenn Miller, with headliner Schoolboy Q featuring a surprise co-headliner and local producer, Be Good for support. Tickets can purchased in advance at www.programcouncil.com. Student tickets with a valid ID will be $3 in advance and $5 at the door, while public tickets will be $10. Doors and music will both be at 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov.

Free energy assessment and Cosmo's pizza

Save money this winter by making your home more energy efficient at no cost! Student and Community Outreach on Renter's Efficiency provides the tools, gear and knowledge. Take advantage of this awesome program and get free pizza as an additional bonus. It only takes an hour tops and can make a difference in your energy bill!

New Venture Challenge

nLab and New Venture Challenge kickoff Oct. 29

Monday, Oct. 29, marks the launch of the new cross-campus nLab for moving ideas into action and the kickoff to the fifth annual New Venture Challenge. The combined event, which is free and open to the public, will be held from 5:15 to 7:30 p.m. in the Wittemyer Courtroom of the Wolf Law building. Please register at http://nvc5launch-zvents.eventbrite.com/

Thompson Awards for Western American Writing - Win $500

Each year, the Center of the American West awards cash prizes to talented CU-Boulder students writing on Western topics. All CU-Boulder degree students are eligible to enter. Categories include poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, academic non-fiction, and memoir. The work must have as its subject or theme any aspect of the American West.

Drag Show, Oct. 27, at 8 p.m. in the UMC Glenn Miller Ballroom

The Gay-Straight Alliance presents its annual Drag Show - a gender-bending performance collaboration by CU students, staff, faculty and Boulder/Denver community members. Fun for kings, queens, and in-betweens, an experience of queer culture open to everyone!

Tickets are free of charge, available on a first-come, first-serve basis in the UMC Atrium starting at 6 p.m. on Saturday Oct. 27. Attendees are encouraged to come early, as tickets go quickly! The show starts at 8 p.m. in the Glenn Miller Ballroom.