End of the Year Campus Events

It’s that time of the year where all the clubs and organizations are squeezing out their last events for end of the year fun. Here’s a list of events on campus that you don’t want to miss!

May 2

“Coming Out Monologues” Reception

Come watch people share stories that are near and dear to them about coming out. Individuals sharing their stories include WOU students, faculty, alumni, and community members. Tickets are only $2, but no one will be turned away for their lack of funds. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show begins at 8 p.m. in the Pacific Room. The show will be ASL/English interpreted.

Amber Galloway-Gallego

May 10

Amber Galloway-Gallego: Performance Interpreter

You may have heard about this person if you’re familiar with ASL and interpreted music. Galloway-Gallego has been interpreting music for over 30 years at hundreds of concerts, festivals, rodeos, and more. This is an opportunity to learn about how to interpret these kinds of events so that the Deaf community can get equal access to music the same way hearing people do. The event is free and will be held in the Columbia Room from 7 to 8:10 p.m.


May 11-13

2017 Spring Dance Concert

Love to watch dance? Then this event is perfect for you! Come watch fellow Western students dance their hearts out in numerous performances. Tickets are $7 for students. The event will be held in Rice Auditorium at 7:30 p.m.

May 16-17

WOU Flea Market Clothing for a Cause

Looking for discounted professional clothing for job interviews or professional outings? This is a great opportunity to build your wardrobe. College budgets can be quite unpredictable, especially at this time of year, so make sure to take advantage of the opportunity to get the clothes you need for professional endeavors. This event will take place in the WUC plaza from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

May 19

2016 Nuestra Fiesta Latina

Nuestra Fiesta Latina

It’s time for the annual Nuestra Fiesta Latina hosted by MSU. There will be activities for all ages and lots of entertainment. Mariachi music, salsa, and merengue dancing are just a few of the fun entertainment you will find at this event. There’s also yummy traditional food. Everyone is welcome to come to celebrate and experience Latin culture. Dinner and dance tickets are $5 each.

May 20

Relay For Life

Support the American Cancer Society’s research by joining a Relay for Life team or by creating your own! It will be a night for hope and celebration. Relay for Life will take place on MacArthur Field from 8 p.m. to 8 a.m. For more information, email relayforlifewou@gmail.com.

June 1

12th Annual Academic Showcase

The day is dedicated to the presentation of student scholarly activities, including original research papers, projects, artwork, performances, and upper-division course projects, presentations, and papers. It’s really exciting to see products of hard work from students across campus. It’s an amazing opportunity for students to get experience to share their work and increase their professional development. If you’re not presenting, come learn something new at AES!

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