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Open Mic Night

Show off your talents at SUA’s final open mic night of the semester! KU students are invited to show off their inner talents and compete for a cash prize. Attendees will vote at the end of the night for the winner and runner ups. You can sign-up in the Programs Box Office, located on Level […]


World Series of Pop Culture

We’re bringing VH1’s gameshow tournament, “The World Series of Pop Culture,” to KU. Do you think you know pop culture? Come show what you got at SUA’s “World Series of Pop Culture! Groups of three will battle it out in a bracket-style trivia tournament that will test knowledge of celebrities, movies, TV, music, and much […]

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SUA & KJHK Present: SZA w/ special guest Kawehi

On Thursday, November 6, 2014, Student Union Activities (SUA) and KJHK 90.7 FM will present SZA with special guest Kawehi in concert at Liberty Hall. This is an 18+ show. Doors open at 8 p.m. and the show starts at 9 p.m. Tickets are on sale now. Ticket pricing as follows: – SUA Student Saver: […]


SUA and the Lied Center Present: Comedian Nick Offerman

You might have seen Nick Offerman on Parks and Recreation, playing Ron Swanson, the director of the Parks and Recreation department of Pawnee, Indiana. On Thursday, February 12, 2015, Student Union Activities will present Nick Offerman at the Lied Center of Kansas! Tickets go on sale for KU students on Monday, October 27. Tickets go […]

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Tourney Tuesday: Dodgeball

Head to the Ambler Recreation Fitness Center for fun and exercise during some friendly games of dodgeball! The winning team gets a cash prize! Sign up in teams of 6, with a maximum of 12 teams that can sign up. Must have a valid KU ID to participate. You can sign up at For […]

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International Nights: Passage through China

Join SUA and the Global Awareness Program for a Passage through China on Sunday, November 9 at 6 p.m. in the Lied Center Pavilion. The Chinese Students and Scholars Friendship Association (CSSFA) will be hosting a performance of their home culture and KU Dining will be providing a taste of China. The event is free […]

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Cup of Conversation

There are current events that affect all of our lives in one way or another, but when was the last time you sat down and spoke about your ideas instead of “liking” other’s posts on Facebook or other forms of social media? SUA is here to help provide that atmosphere for you to converse, discuss, […]

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World Fashion Show

Cultures all around the world express themselves through their attire, talents, and foods. Come join SUA and celebrate all three in the exciting and vibrant World Fashion Show! Cultural organizations from across campus will contribute models, costumes, and talent for a night of food, fashion, and fun! The event is FREE for everyone! For more […]

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Stomp the Hill: Step Show

It’s back! SUA and the National Pan-Hellenic Council are continuing the annual tradition of the “Stomp The Hill” Step Show! Come see some extremely talented step teams from around the Lawrence and KU community perform their unique and cultural talents. You won’t want to miss out on this high energy, exciting step show! When: Saturday, […]


Cultural Crafts

Art is a universal language and exploring crafts from around the world is a fun way to learn about many rich heritages. Come join SUA every Wednesday in October from 2-4pm in the Traditions Area of the Union (Level 4) to learn about five different cultures and bring home a cultural craft of your own! […]


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Special Events: Top 5 SNL Weekend Update Anchors

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Get to Know: Films & Media

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Get to Know: Cultural Programming

Cultural Programming By Sam Eastes   The mission of the Cultural Programming Coordinator is to plan events that connect people of diverse cultural, ethnic and racial origins and educate the campus on equity and inclusion. The committee collaborates with other student organizations and campus departments for related programming.   Perhaps just as diverse as the […]