UC Merced Offers Something for Everyone
All work and no play makes for a very dull existence. But life at UC Merced is hardly dull – especially if you know where to look for fun.
For instance, the academic quad has been busy today with students, faculty and staff taking advantage of the Math Society’s free pie giveaway in honor of Pi Day, which is celebrated every March 14 by math enthusiasts around the world.
Last week, the Dining Commons courtyard had about 250 students rocking out to the sounds of Calsius, who performed in honor of Rock the Vote. The concert, sponsored by the Office of Student Life, included a barbecue dinner and lots of giveaways.
The Office of Student Life is busy right now, making plans for the annual Fairy Shrimp Festival, which will be April 19. The campus fair, which honors Earth Day, is an all-day affair that attracts people from all over to campus for fun, food and entertainment.
Off campus, UC Merced is making an impact in the local arts community.
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“Both of us have great roles,” Pope said. “But it’s hard for some people to separate us from our characters. My colleagues, friends and family have a tough time watching me portray an abused wife.”
This is the final weekend for “A Streetcar Named Desire.” Shows will be tonight, Saturday night, and a Sunday matinee. The theater is at
A partnership with the
The university will take a chartered bus of students and community members to see performances at the
“It’s an opportunity to expose students to the arts community in a way that’s both fun and convenient,” said
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