Halloween in the Halls

Each year the Office of Residential Life invites community members to bring their kids to on campus and into the residence halls to trick or treat. This year we held the event on Friday October 26th. Between 150 and 200 community members took part in the Halloween in the Halls event this year.

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Zombie Prom 2012

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On October 26th, the Office of Residential Life and Student Activities hosted the sixth annual Zombie Prom in Oyate Hall. Over 300 students attended the event which featured a DJ, zombie themed food, games, a prom photo area, and a costume contest.
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Clayton A. Gay Hall Black Light Dance

The Clayton A. Gay Hall Community Council hosted a black light dance on October 19th. Approximately 200 students attended the black light dance which featured music, dancing, games and mock-tails in the Gay Hall central lounge.
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September Programs and Activities

During the month of September, the residential life staff planned and implemented 112 individual programs with a total of 1774 resident participants.

Here are a few examples of the programming and activities from September: Residential ORL Welcome Weekend Dance.JPGLife Maroon and Gold Dance, Floor Dinner, Laundry 101, Cooking 101, Billiards Tournament, Sardines, Bingo Night, Time Management, Star Gazing, National Grandparent's Day, S'mores, Frisbee and the Pomme de Terre, Fire Safety, Pomme de Terre Hike, Plying Minds (and Play-Doh), Floor Volleyball, Fitness Frenzy, Farmers Market, Grill Out, Campus Police Q&A, Ultimate Frisbee, Snack and Study, Beyond the Wind Turbines (Sustainability) Forum, Face Paint, Food and Football, Coloring Time.

Homecoming Tug of War 2012

The 39th annual Homecoming Tug of War between David C. Johnson Independence Hall and Clayton A. Gay Hall was held at Big Cat stadium on Thursday, September 20th.

After a hard fought tug, David C. Johnson Independence Hall won the tug and the naming rights to the lake.

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The Tug of War has been a tradition at UMM since 1974. David C. Johnson Independence Hall has won the event 20 times, Clayton A. Gay Hall has won the event 18 times and there has been one tie. The winner of the Tug of War gets naming rights to the lake area between the two halls for the academic year.

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