Published: Aug. 28, 2020

This week brings a live guided painting class; a screening and conversation of American Son; workshops on goal setting, culture shock and more. 

students walking on campusTuesday, Sept. 1

DSCC Dialogues: American Son movie viewing and conversation

 5 p.m.  Zoom
Join your fellow Buffs in conversation at this weekly event hosted by the Dennis Small Cultural Center (DSCC).This week, students will watch the movie American Son with a discussion after the viewing. Learn more about joining this event.

Live guided painting class

 7 p.m.  Zoom
Join the Center for Student Involvement (CSI) and Tracy’s Place for a virtual guided paint class of a Colorado aspen grove! Even if you do not have painting experience, you will still be able to create a piece of art you can be proud of! Space is limited, and registration is required. After registering for the event, supplies can be picked up at various locations on campus. Instructions for accessing the Zoom event will be included in the paint kit at pickup. 


Wednesday, Sept. 2

Wellness Wednesdays: Goal setting 

 2–4 p.m.  outside Wardenburg 
Kick off the fall semester by starting a journaling practice and creating goals for yourself for the new school year!

SKOServe: Culture Shock

 5–6:30 p.m.  Zoom
When we serve communities that are different from our own, or when volunteering exposes us to someone else’s experience that is very different from what we know, we can experience a form of culture shock. This training offers skills for how to cope with challenges and embrace navigating differences in order to build resilience and volunteer more effectively. Registration is required for this event.

Banjo Billy’s Virtual Bus Tour

 8 p.m.  Zoom
Join your fellow Buffs in learning about Boulder ghost tales, crime stories and history on this virtual ride! Space is limited, register today.


Thursday, Sept. 3

I Heart Female Orgasm

 7 p.m.  Zoom
Are you coming? Laugh and learn about the “Big O” in this playful, honest approach to the topic of the female orgasm. This program is inclusive of people of all genders, gender identities and sexual orientations. Space is limited, so register today to attend!

Join the CSI Book Club

This semester, the Center for Student Involvement is offering a variety of book clubs! This month, choose from one of three books:

  • Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know About People When We Don’t Know by Malcom Gladwell
  • Queer Brown Voices: Personal Narratives of Latina/o LGBT Activism by Uriel Quesada, Letitia Gomez and Salvador Vidal-Ortiz
  • Motivating the Middle: Fighting Apathy in College Student Organizations by TJ Sullivan

Each participant will receive a free book, then engage in virtual discussions with members of the book club. Space is limited, and sign-up is first-come, first-served, so be sure to register today!

Workshop: How to Register for Fall Virtual Career Fairs

4:30–5:30 p.m.  Handshake
Learn how to register for the virtual career fairs this semester, best practices for putting your best foot forward in employer chats and how to navigate Handshake.


Friday, Sept. 4

CU esports free-for-all

 Noon to 10 p.m.
Join CU Boulder Esports and the Center for Student Involvement for a day of esports tournaments! Game titles including Fortnite, Valorant and Rocket League. Featuring a showmatch with a rival university, root for your fellow Buffs to crush our collegiate competition! Join in with a group of friends, or sign up solo and find a team to earn in-game prizes. Registration begins at noon.

First Gen Friday: Trivia

 1–2 p.m.  Zoom
Join this event to meet other first generation college students, have fun, learn about first-generation scholarships and resources and win prizes.