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Tuesday, November 5                 Free Button small

Cupcake Bar                                          

Stop by the Campus Center lobby and decorate your own cupcake with different types of delicious toppings. 

Where: DIGS Lobby
When: 11 a.m.
Price: FREE!

 



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Wednesday, November 6         Free Button small

Homecoming Talent Show 

Come and join Winthrop students as they show off their skills in this Homecoming tradition, hosted by Power 98 DJ No Limit Larry and Comedian Tone X! Prizes will be awarded to the best group and individual performer. During the show we will also announce the Homecoming court finalists. Voting for King and Queen will begin immediately following the show.

Where: Tillman Auditorium 
When: 8 p.m.
Price: FREE!

Co-sponsored by the Student Homecoming Committee

 
Homecoming Party

Friday, November 8                    Free Button small

Hollywood Homecoming Party 

Join students, alumni, faculty, and staff for the main event of the weekend! Featuring a live DJ, FREE food, prizes, cash bar, caricature artist, photo booth and unlimited fun!

Where: Richardson Ballroom 
When: 9 p.m.
Price: FREE!

Sponsored by The Student Homecoming Committee and Alumni Relations 

 
Locran Collins

Tuesday, November 12GLI event logoCultural Event Logo web

The Fight for Irish Freedom; 1916-1923 with Lorcan Collins

In 1916 a small group of armed men and women occupied key buildings in Dublin City and declared an Irish Republic. This event is known as the Easter Rising. It resulted in the execution of the leaders of the rebellion but created the right conditions for the Irish War of Independence which was led by Michael Collins and the IRA. The guerilla campaign forced the British Empire to negotiate the Anglo-Irish Treaty which led directly to the Irish Civil War. This talk will outline the complexities of the Irish Revolution and contribute to a better understanding of these three key events of Irish revolutionary history.

Where: Dina's Place
When: 11 a.m.
Price:  FREE!

Co-sponsored by GLI and the West Forum

 
 


Carli  and Doni

Thursday, November 14            Free Button small

Open Mic Night w/comedic duo Carli & Doni 

Carlie and Doni are two best friends who met in 2005 at Los Angeles Community College Theater Academy. They quickly realized it was terrible and dropped out. Carlie moved in with Doni and throughout the next 2 years they attended a variety of "actor training classes" such as Improv, cold reading, commercial classes, scene study etc. These classes were terrible as well so the girls decided to start writing silly songs and sketches on their own time.

Where: Richardson Ballroom 
When:
8 p.m.
Price: FREE!

 
 Obakunle Akinlana

Friday, November 15 GLI event logo Cultural Event Logo web

African folktales/storyteller
Obakunle Akinlana 

Obakunle Akinlana is a storyteller who uses drums, shekeres, and other African musical instruments to present fun and exciting traditional African folktales. Since starting his professional career in 1971, Akinlana has performed as a storyteller, lecturer and percussionist throughout the U.S. and West Africa. Akinlana is a published writer, recording artist, and producer of the Igunnuko African Heritage Festival that is held in Charlotte and draws over 25,000 people.

Where: Dina's Place
When: 8 p.m.
Price: $5 for Students; $10 for Public;
FREE with Fall Pass!

 




Trivia

Saturday, November 16            Free Button small

Scene It Trivia Night

Get off the couch and join DSU for a fun night of trivia and a chance to win cool prizes!

Where: Dina's Place
When: 9 p.m.
Price: FREE!

 

 Pic with Santa

 Thursday, November 21           Free Button small

Pictures with Santa                                   

Already know what you want for the holidays? Join DSU and the Campus Center as we end the semester with tihs annual tradition. 

Where: DIGS Lobby
When: 11 a.m.
Price: FREE!

Co-sponsored by the DiGiorgio Campus Center

 
 Jonathan Burns

Friday, November 22               

Contortionist/Performing Artist
Jonathan Burns

Jonathan Burns always thought he was “special”. He was the kind of kid who would put his leg over his head at the family reunion or perform musical armpit farts to impress the girls. In 2004, contorting his body and impressing people with his unusual talents became his full-time job. Since then he has performed at over 200 colleges & universities, at festivals across the US, Canada, China, Ireland, & New Zealand, and was recently featured on the Jay Leno Show & the Late Show with David Letterman. Jonathan has also been voted best performing arts/variety artist in the college market. Born with the gifts of flexibility, curiosity, and goofiness Jonathan now uses these talents to entertain audiences around the world.

Where: Dina's Place
When: 8 p.m.
Price: $5 for Students; $10 for Public; 
FREE with Fall Pass! 

 
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CONTACT INFORMATION
DiGiorgio Student Union
212 DiGiorgio Center
Rock Hill, SC 29733, USA
803/323-2299
803/323-4514 (fax)
dsu@winthrop.edu
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