Published: Feb. 22, 2021

This week brings Ralphie’s Cooking Basics, an evening of trivia and prizes, zero waste coffee Instagram Live, strength training for women and nonbinary folks and more.

campus community members on campusMonday, Feb. 22

Mindful Mondays: Community

 2–4 p.m.  Zoom
Join other Buffs to build community and know what it means to take care of one another. Register for Mindful Mondays. 

Strength Training for Women, Nonbinary & Those Who Identify

​ 7–8 p.m.  Rec Center, Lower Annex
Come build community and some muscle at the Rec Center in honor of Body Image Awareness Month. Be sure to register to reserve your spot for this event!


Tuesday, Feb. 23

Leo Hill Leadership Speaker Series: David Brooks

​ 7–8:15 p.m. ​ Zoom
David Brooks, bestselling author, social commentator and executive director of Weave: The Social Fabric Project, will share how all citizens can be leaders in repairing our country’s social fabric.


Wednesday, Feb. 24 

How to Use Handshake and VMock Effectively

​ 12:30 p.m. ​ Zoom
Do you know about Handshake? Learn how to make the most of CU’s main job board to search for and land jobs and interviews. Plus, learn how to use VMock to get instant feedback and tips to improve your résumé.

Ralphie’s Cooking Basics: Doro W’et (Ethiopian chicken stew) 

​ 5:30 p.m. ​ Virtual
Ask a friend to join you in making this delicious Ethiopian stew! The Center for Inclusion and Social Change and the Center for Student Involvement are celebrating Black History Month and teaching you to cook something new! Participants will be able to pick up a food kit and cook with fellow Buffs in a virtual setting. Vegetarian options will be available for all classes. Learn more about Ralphie’s Cooking Basics.


Thursday, Feb. 25

Buffalo Nites: Comedian Maya May

​ 7 p.m. ​ Virtual
Bring a friend for a night of laughs and fun with comedian Maya May. May is a writer and stand-up who used humor to navigate the awkwardness of growing up a Black nerd and only child in suburban Chicago. She has performed at festivals around the U.S. and is known for her smart, fun and conscious humor. 

Buffs After Dark: The Quiz

​ 7 p.m. ​ UMC North Dining Room and Zoom
Come join your fellow Buffs for an evening of trivia and prizes. Form a team, compete and win cool swag! Learn more about The Quiz and how you can participate.


Friday, Feb. 26

Basketball Shoot Around

​ 3–6 p.m. ​ Rec Center 
Grab a buddy and come shoot some hoops at the Rec Center! Only three people will be allowed per basket; you’ll have your own ball, but bring your own if you can. Be sure to register in advance to reserve your spot.  

Zero Waste DIY Live: Zero waste coffee

​ 5 p.m.  Instagram Live
Join the Zero Waste Outreach Team on their Instagram page for a live zero waste DIY life hack that you can add to your daily habits to reduce your environmental impact. This week’s speaker is Kate Huun. Don’t forget to follow the CU Zero Waste Instagram account and tune in for this event.

Fire Pit Friday

​ 7–8:30 p.m. ​ Beach Park on The Hill
What better way to spend a Friday night than meeting new people and cozying up next to a fire! Join Off-Campus Housing & Neighborhood Relations and Health Promotion for a night under the stars. You can reserve a firepit, and they’ll provide the hot beverages! Don’t forget to wear warm layers and bring your snacks! The first 20 people to register will get a free food certificate for a restaurant on The Hill.