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Join Student Union Activities and the South Asian Student Association for Holi this year! Holi is known as the Festival of Colors and is celebrated each year to welcome the coming of spring. During the event, which originated in South Asia, participants in white shirts will receive powdered paint to throw in the air and […]


Cosmic Bowling: Prize Night

Don’t miss out on prize night during cosmic bowling on February 6th from 10-11 p.m! If you can knock down one of the red bowling pins, you’ll win a fabulous prize! This event is FREE for students with KU ID. We’re a put on the show kind of people, so if you want more information, […]


Tourney Tuesday: NCAA

Join SUA for a NCAA video game tournament to celebrate March Madness! Come and play or just hang out and watch! There will be delicious snacks, and the top three winners get gift cards! This event will take place on March 10th at 6PM in the Hawks Nest, Kansas Union, Level 1. We’re a put on the […]


Tunes @ Night – Listen at the Lied feat. Brian Lockwood

Come celebrate unplugging from technology and allow your mind live in the moment, with a night of great music! The series of coffee house-style shows is a way to treat yourself to some local music from Lawrence and surrounding areas. Need a study break? Head over to the Lied Center Pavilion for a special Listen […]


Bus Trip to Nelson Atkins Museum & Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art

Join SUA as we make way to the Kemper and Nelson Atkins Museums of Kansas City! You may purchase tickets in the Union Programs Box Office, located on Level 4 of the Kansas Union right. *Museum admissions are free. Tickets are $10, which include transportation to, and from, museums, as well as a boxed lunch. […]


Shane Britney Crone: “Bridegroom”

Shane Bitney Crone is visiting KU to host a free showing of the documentary “Bridegroom.” Following the film, Mr. Crone will be hosting a riveting and thought-provoking discussion regarding the film and his journey afterwards. When: March 30 from 7PM-10PM in The Commons, Spooner Hall “BRIDEGROOM” is a documentary directed by Linda Bloodworth-Thomason that tells […]



Come celebrate unplugging from technology and allow your mind live in the moment. Play games, have great conversations, and give your thumbs a rest from texting all while enjoying light snacks. Come and go as your heart desires. When: From March 2 to March 5 in the Traditions Area of the Kansas Union, Level 4 […]


KJHK’s annual Farmers’ Ball, presented by KJHK 90.7 FM and SUA

KJHK’s Farmers’ Ball is a chance for bands from the Lawrence area  to revel in the glory of bragging rights, new fans and cash prizes. A staple in the Lawrence music community for more than two decades, this annual battle of the bands is a mega showcase of local music talent. The event is co-presented […]


How Does Your Coffee Grow?

Take a break from studying and come join SUA and sample coffee from different countries around the world! There will be free coffee, free culture, and possibly a free prize! Head to Anschutz Library from 9AM-12PM on Tuesday, March, 24. “I don’t know how it can get much better than free coffee with a cultural twist!” […]


SUA Presents: Laci Green

At 6 p.m. on Friday, April 3, in Woodruff Auditorium, SUA presents YouTub-er Laci Green to give a lecture on taking down rape culture. This lecture is free for all! Green is a sex education activist who created a Youtube series called “Sex+” where she creates sex positive educational videos. She has over 1 million […]


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Cultural Programming: Guatemalan Worry Dolls

By Keonya Jackson With Cultural Crafts being an annual event for the Cultural Programming Committee, I thought it would be interesting to reflect on a past craft and research its cultural significance. Last year, Cultural Programming decided to make Guatemalan worry dolls, or trouble dolls. It was a super cool craft and in the Kansas […]

Cultural Programming: The Culture Behind Halloween

By Kailey Horosz Although many may know that Halloween was originally called All Hallows Eve, they might not know exactly where it originated and how it came to be so popular in the United States. Originally, the holiday was part of an ancient Celtic festival known as Samhain which was to celebrate the end of […]

Cultural Programming: Bodhi Day

By Jeemin Kim Lots of us are getting excited for the holidays whether it be Christmas, Hanukkah, or…Bodhi Day. Bodhi Day, December 8th, is a Buddhist holiday that celebrates the enlightenment of Siddhartha Gautama, the historical Buddha. (Fun fact: bodhi in Sanskrit actually means enlightenment!) How the Buddha attained enlightenment varies from sect to sect, […]

Holiday Jello Dessert

By David Wiesner Everyone has that one dessert they learned how to make from their grandparents. It is always made for every holiday because it reminds everyone of all of the good times they have with their family. This dessert is one that I learned how to make from my own grandmother, and it’s a […]