Published: Sept. 1, 2022

This weekend brings CU football, soccer and volleyball games; the First-Gen Fridays resource fair; a seminar on internet censorship; the BIPOC affinity meetup; a tour of the solar system at Fiske Planetarium and more.

Friday, Sept. 2

Students in banana suits at the Be Involved FairFirst-Gen Fridays: Resource Fair

10:30 a.m. to noon C4C, third floor, Abrams Lounge
Come meet first-generation faculty, staff and students and get your questions answered about financial aid, how to get involved on campus and more. You can also win free first-gen and CU Boulder swag. Open to all first-gen students!

Combating Censorship from within the Network 

11 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Engineering Center, Electrical Engineering Wing, ECEE 1B32 Virtual
Internet censorship is becoming a large topic of debate. Assistant Professor Eric Wustrow will discuss research on the subject as part of the ECEE Seminar Series. The event will be held both in person and on Zoom. 

BIPOC affinity first Friday meetup

2:30–3:30 p.m. Virtual
This monthly virtual meeting connects those who align with Black, Indigenous or other people of color and creates a community. The meeting provides a welcoming space for valued members of the CU Boulder community. 

The Sink takeover tailgate

4–8 p.m. Koenig Alumni Center, backyard
Join fellow Buffs for a one-of-a-kind tailgate event, with burgers from The Sink! Proceeds from the event will benefit the Alumni Association. 

CU football vs. TCU 

8 p.m. Folsom Field
Don't miss the first home football game of the season as CU takes on Texas Christian University. Buffs fans are encouraged to wear black for the game.

Saturday, Sept. 3

Stars and Planets

2:30–3:30 p.m.  Fiske Planetarium 
Fiske Planetarium is hosting an introduction to the night sky this Saturday. Viewers of the show will take a solar system tour, learn about constellations and more. The event is perfect for ages 5 and up. Get your tickets.

Sunday, Sept. 4

CU soccer vs. Nebraska-Omaha

1 p.m.  Prentup Field
Calling all soccer fans! This Sunday, the women's soccer team is playing a home game. Tickets are $8 for general admission and $12 for premium seating. 

CU volleyball vs. University of Iowa

1:30 p.m. CU Events Center
This Sunday, CU volleyball is playing at home. Those interested can purchase a ticket online or at the ticket office on game day. Kids 12 and under get free general admission.