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Week of Welcome Kicks Off New Academic Year with Programming, Contests – Aug. 25-30

The Hiram Cash Cab is back for its second year.

The Hiram Cash Cab is back for its second year, during Week of Welcome 2014.

A new academic year beings on Aug. 25, and students will be welcomed to (and back to) campus with a full week of programming.

The Week of Welcome runs Aug. 25-30, 2014. Chipotle gift cards and a grand prize of a $500 worth of textbooks will be raffled off at events marked with an asterisk (*) to returning students who participated in the summer long “Where is it Wednesday” email contest. Students must be present to claim prizes.

“We’ve been working all summer to plan the Week of Welcome, and I hope it will set the tone for a fun and engaging semester,” said Alex Ulbricht, director of campus involvement. “Welcome back!”

Use the hashtag #2014WOWHiram to share photos of the first week back on campus. Events include the following:

Monday, Aug. 25:

  • Poster Sale: 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Kennedy Center Lawn
  • Pizza Game Night: 8 p.m., Kennedy Center Basement; this will be the first event in the newly renovated space.

Tuesday, Aug. 26:

  • Airbrush Party: Noon-4 p.m., Kennedy Center Lounge
  • *Bingo and Pancakes: 8-10 p.m., Dix Dining Hall (Kennedy Center second floor)

Wednesday, Aug. 27:

  • Cash Cab: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., all over campus
  • RecFest: 9 p.m.-midnight, Coleman Sports Complex

Thursday, Aug. 28:

  • *Ice Cream Social: 6-7 p.m., Kennedy Center Lawn
  • *Dakaboom (comedy group): 8 p.m., Hayden Auditorium

Friday, Aug. 29:

  • Involvement Fair: 4:30-8 p.m., Kennedy Center
  • Foam Party: 10 p.m.-2 a.m., Gerstacker Arch (?)

Saturday, Aug. 30:

  • Double Feature Dive-In: 10 p.m.-midnight, Coleman Center pool

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