AugustFest welcomes students
08/09/2009

The beginning of a school year can be an exciting time, yet also one of anxiety and stress. The thought of finding classes, buying books and adjusting to college life may seem overwhelming, but college is also about making new friends, enjoying new freedoms, spreading your wings and having fun.

AugustFest 2009 is a series of events, activities, programs and opportunities designed to welcome and introduce students to campus life. These events are geared toward all new and returning students, faculty and staff. AugustFest is a time for the entire campus community to kick back, have some laughs and enjoy these scheduled AugustFest activities.

The fest began Aug. 24 with the Back to School Picnic and continued through the first week with choir auditions, Memorial Union events, sorority and fraternity recruitments and other activities, but AugustFest events are scheduled through Sept. 16.

Remaining events:

Friday, September 11

7 to 9 p.m.: Aikido Club Seminar located at gym 121 in Cunningham Hall. Learn about verbal conflict resolution and be taught some basic self-defense techniques by Toyoda Sensei.

Saturday, September 12

9 to 11 a.m. and 2 to 4:30 p.m.: Aikido Club Seminar located in gym 121 in Cunningham Hall.

Sunday, September 13

9 to 11:30 a.m.: Aikido Club Seminar located in gym 121 in Cunningham Hall.

7 p.m.: FHSU Foodball versus Missouri Western, located at Lewis Field.

Wednesday, September 16

5 to 6:30 p.m.: Spanish Heritage Celebration on Custer Hall Lawn. The Office of Diversity Affairs and the Hispanic American Leadership Organization (H.A.L.O.) are proud to share in celebrating the accomplishments of Hispanic/Latin people. Please join us for music, food, dancing and entertainment


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