CU at the Polls is an event for young voters who are interested in learning more about important government policies and the upcoming presidential election. The voter registration event will take place virtually on Oct. 19. The event will feature a student-led Q&A with Ilana Glazer where students will have the opportunity to ask questions. The Q&A will be followed by a performance by Princess Nokia. The event will start at 7 p.m. MDT. Admission is free for CU Boulder students; students can register for the event online. The link for the event will be sent to all registered students on the morning of the event.
Ilana Glazer is best known for writing, directing, producing and starring in Broad City, one of Comedy Central’s most popular shows. She was nominated twice for the Critics’ Choice Television Award for Best Actress in a Comedy Series for her role in Broad City. Glazer is also known for her role in Rough Night, a comedy film released in 2017.
Glazer was born and raised in St. James, New York. She began acting when she started taking classes at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in 2006. From there, she began shooting Broad City as a web series with Abbi Jacobson before the show was purchased by FX for Comedy Central. Glazer’s most recent work is her debut stand-up special The Planet is Burning, which was released on Amazon Prime in January 2020.
Destiny Nicole Frasqueri, more popularly known as Princess Nokia, is an alternative hip-hop and R&B artist and songwriter. Princess Nokia is known for her hit songs “I Like Him” and “Tomboy,” from her albums Everything Sucks and 1992 Deluxe.
Princess Nokia began creating music in 2010 under the name Wavy Spice. She released her first song “Destiny” on Soundcloud in 2010, as well as “Bitch I’m Posh,” which ended up going viral and amassing over 170,000 plays. Her two latest albums are Everything Sucks and Everything is Beautiful, which were both released in February 2020.
The University of Colorado Program Council is a student-run department of the Center for Student Involvement funded entirely by student fees allocated through the University of Colorado Student Government. Program Council provides affordable, high-quality, face-rocking entertainment and professional event support for the Boulder campus community.