Published: Dec. 17, 2018

This week brings end-of-semester celebrations, women’s basketball vs. Samford, plenty of study breaks with treats, Canadian Brass holiday concert, student exhibitions and more.

Student studies in front of art in the UMCMonday, Dec. 17 

Relaxation Station

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Wardenburg
Relax and de-stress from studying with nap pods, coloring, tea and hot cocoa.

I Love Mondays: Coffee and donuts

2–3 p.m.  UMC 330
Enjoy free coffee and donuts with your fellow Buffs.

Finals study break

9 a.m. to 5 p.m.  UMC 313
Take a break from studying (Monday through Wednesday) and stop by the Off-Campus Housing & Neighborhood Relations office for study snacks, a peanut butter and jelly bar and relaxing activities such as crafts and coloring pages.

Canadian Brass: Christmas Time is Here

7:30 p.m.  Macky Auditorium

Welcome the Christmas season with a performance of lively carols and other holiday favorites by the world’s most famous brass quintet. Tickets start at $21.

Before you leave town: 2018 winter break reminders

With winter break quickly approaching, please take a moment to review some reminders and tips.

Tuesday, Dec. 18

Celebrate a Sweet End to the Semester

9 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Broadway/Euclid Bus Stop and Williams Village Bus Stop
Treat yourself with a pre-winter break trifecta: free hot coffee, cookies and travel kits. You #EarnedIt.

Wednesday, Dec. 19

Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition

11 a.m. to 5 p.m.  CU Art Museum
Stop by the CU Art Museum and check out the fall 2018 Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition. The exhibit features artists Lucero Aguirre, Alex Ferrante, Camila Friedman-Gerlicz and Julia Klema.

Earth Science photo exhibit

On display now  Norlin Library, The Laughing Goat
Pick up some coffee and check out the winning entries from the 2018 Earth Sciences & Map Library photo contest. Photos are on display throughout the Laughing Goat area, with the first place entry, Garden of Eden by Michala Whitmore, an undergraduate history major, on the large wall leading to Norlin Commons.

Finish strong

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Thursday, Dec. 20

CU women’s basketball vs. Samford

7 p.m. CU Events Center
Come out and support the women's basketball team as they take on the Samford Bulldogs.

Season of Light

7 p.m. Fiske Planetarium
Light up the cold dark season with a warm and bright holiday show. Season of Light explores the reasons humans are so fascinated with lighting up our lives during the December holiday season. Tickets are $7.

Friday, Dec. 21

Enjoy your break!