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Lions Roar 2018

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 22

READY2ROAR

8:00PM - 10:00PM | MORRIS RECREATION CENTER GYM AND MAC COURT

This year is going to be OUT OF THIS WORLD!! Kick it off right by joining us for Ready2Roar, galactic edition.  Friends, food, inflatables, games, and music will ensure that you start this year off with a ROAR.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 23

REAL TALK

2:00PM | RAYBURN STUDENT CENTER CONFERENCE ROOMS

Using slam poetry and role-playing, Real Talk connects students with one another and inspires them to be true to who they are. Several Real Talk topics are covered including gender, race, sexuality, physical disabilities, socioeconomic circumstance, and more. 

FRIDAY, AUGUST 24

CLUB DARTY

11:30AM - 1:30PM | RAYBURN STUDENT CENTER THE CLUB 

Come out to the 1st Darty (#DayParty) in The Club. There will be FREE food, music, and educational party activities!

LUAU

6:00PM - 8:00PM | MORRIS RECREATION CENTER THE GREAT OUTROARS 

Start the 1st weekend on-campus right, by attending the Luau.  Enjoy tasty cuisine, learn how to Hula dance, take a dip in the pool, and get to know members of our community. Who knows maybe you can be the next King or Queen of the Luau. 

SATURDAY, AUGUST 25

HEADPHONE DISCO PARTY

7:00PM - 9:00PM | RAYBURN STUDENT CENTER CONFERENCE ROOMS

Ready to party? Join Lion Camp and the Campus Activities Board (CAB) for headphone disco and dance the night away with your friends!    

MONDAY, AUGUST 27

HOT SPOTS

7:30AM - 1:30PM | MULTIPLE LOCATIONS ON CAMPUS

Need help finding out where your next class is? Want more information about services offered through a specific department? Or just need a bottle of water because it's just so hot outside? Come by and visit our Hot Spot Tents located across campus to get connected.                        

MAKE YOUR CONNECTION

4:30PM - 6:00PM | RAYBURN STUDENT CENTER CONFERENCE ROOMS

Unleash your Roar on the campus community and join us for our part-time job, internship, and community resource fair. Employers & vendors from throughout Hunt, Hopkins, and Rockwall county, as well as on-campus, will be in attendance. There will be live entertainment, food, t-shirts, discounts, freebies, and more! Get there early to beat the rush and don’t forget your resume. The first 25 students in line will receive vendor sponsored door prizes!

TUESDAY, AUGUST 28

HOT SPOTS

7:30AM - 1:30PM | MULTIPLE LOCATIONS ON CAMPUS

Need help finding out where your next class is? Want more information about services offered through a specific department? Or just need a bottle of water because it's just so hot outside? Come by and visit our Hot Spot Tents located across campus to get connected.                        

TRANSFORMATION TEE-DAY

11:00AM - 2:00PM | RAYBURN STUDENT CENTER ATRIUM

Kick off the year with a brand new TAMU-C T-Shirt! Trade in a gently used t-shirt or items for the Lion Food Pantry to get your official Lions Roar T-Shirt! 

CLUB BINGO

7:00PM - 9:00PM | RAYBURN STUDENT CENTER THE CLUB

College necessities are a must in the beginning of the new school year. Join an old fashioned game of bingo in the Club to win some supplies to get your year started! 

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 29

HOT SPOTS

7:30AM - 1:30PM | MULTIPLE LOCATIONS ON CAMPUS

Need help finding out where your next class is? Want more information about services offered through a specific department? Or just need a bottle of water because it's just so hot outside? Come by and visit our Hot Spot Tents located across campus to get connected.                        

LUCKY'S PATIO PARTY

11:30AM - 1:00PM | RAYBURN STUDENT CENTER NORTH PATIO (RAIN LOCATION: RAYBURN STUDENT CENTER ATRIUM)

Come out celebrate the 1st Blue & Gold Wednesday of the Year! Be sure to wear your pride out and enjoy some spirited activities while also meeting the Lion himself, Lucky!! This event is going to be packed with fun, including: fun games, pictures with Lucky, and prizes! 

REC FEST

6:00PM - 8:00PM | MORRIS RECREATION CENTER

Sand Volleyball, Swimming, Yard Games, Giveaways, and Food!  Don’t miss your chance to learn about all of the services, classes, leagues, clubs, trips, and more that Campus Recreation has to offer YOU!

THURSDAY, AUGUST 30

COMMUTER BREAKFAST

7:30AM - 9:30AM | LOT 5 AND LOT 20 BY THE ALUMNI CENTER

No time to think about breakfast? Drop by the Commuter breakfast and grab something to eat and drink on the way from your car to your class!

BOMMERANG BACK TO L.E.A.D.

12:00PM - 2:00PM | L.E.A.D. SUITE

Boomerang Back to L.E.A.D. and start your year off right! Let’s make a Flip Book!

FOOTBALL TAILGATE

2:00PM | SW SIDE OF MEMORIAL STADIUM

It’s time to get ready for our first home football game of the season and the best way to do so is with your fellow Lions!

HOME SOCCER GAME

4:00PM | LION SOCCER FIELD

The Lion Soccer team kicks off its season against the Road Runners of Metro State! Make sure to come out and cheer on your fellow Lions!

HOME FOOTBALL GAME

7:00PM | MEMORIAL STADIUM

The 2017 National Championship Lion Football team kicks off its 2018 season facing the Javelinas of A&M-Kingsville. Come out and support your Lions as they fight for the Chenault Cup against this Lone Star Conference rival! 

FRIDAY, AUGUST 31

PLANETARIUM SHOWING

7:00PM | PLANETARIUM

U2: Experience one of the greatest bands of the past several decades with your eyes and ears! U2 provides the first opportunity ever to listen to both classic and modern hits complemented with the latest in fulldome art and digital graphics. Students should present their student ID at the ticket office in exchange for their ticket.

PLANETARIUM SHOWING

8:00PM | PLANETARIUM

Prepare to be dazzled with striking, immersive animations of the formation of the early universe, star birth and death, the collision of giant galaxies, and a simulated flight to a super-massive black hole lurking at the center of our own Milky Way Galaxy. Narrated by Academy-Award nominated actor Liam Neeson, this cutting-edge production features high-resolution visualizations of cosmic phenomena, working with data generated by computer simulations, to bring the current science of black holes to the dome screen. Students should present their student ID at the ticket office in exchange for their ticket.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 1

SOCCER GAME

7:30PM | LION SOCCER FIELD

Make sure you come out to support your Lion Soccer team as they face the Griffins of Westminster!      

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 3

KICKBACK N' COOKOUT

4:00PM - 6:00PM | MORRIS RECREATION CENTER THE GREAT OUTROARS

Head out to the MRC Pool to Kickback N’ Cookout with Campus Recreation, Student Government Association, and PawPrint. Celebrate Labor Day in Lion Style with food, fun, and games.

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4

CALENDAR COLORING WITH THE CLUB

12:00PM - 2:00PM | RAYBURN STUDENT CENTER THE CLUB

Need a calendar for the school year? Come by the Club and customize your own coloring calendar!  Put your name in the raffle for a chance to win some awesome prizes to use during the semester!

MANE STREET STUDENT ORGANIZATION FAIR

4:00PM - 6:00PM | RAYBURN STUDENT CENTER CONFERENCE ROOMS

Come and check out all the amazing student organizations at the Mane Street Student Organization Fair! Student organizations will be ready to answer your questions about how to get involved. We will also have food and fun activities for you to enjoy. 

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5

MAKE YOUR CALM ROAR 

10:00AM - 3:00PM | CAMPUS CROSSROADS

Follow the clues and discover mental wellness wisdom that can serve you all year and the rest of your life. Play, connect, reflect, while you bond with miniature horses and have the reward of a one-of-a-kind Counseling Center t-shirt! 

BLUE AND GOLD PICNIC

5:30PM - 7:30PM | GREAT LAWN (RAIN LOCATION: RAYBURN STUDENT CENTER CONFERENCE ROOMS)

Don't miss out on the opportunity to have some serious fun! Enjoy delicious free food, games, and watch as students take on the faculty & staff in various contests! The first 500 students will also receive FREE Lions Roar sunglasses.  

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 6

WORDS OF WISDOM WALL

11:00AM - 2:00PM | RAYBURN STUDENT CENTER ATRIUM

Get inspired and inspire others by writing your words of wisdom to your past self and your fellow Lion Pride for a successful school year. 

LEAVING YOUR LEGACY

6:00PM - 8:00PM | RAYBURN STUDENT CENTER CONFERENCE ROOMS

Do you wonder how your picture can be on a billboard, a poster, or side of a building? You have to leave a legacy that people want to follow and will remember. Come get some free food and meet some awesome faculty, staff and student leaders who can teach you how to build your legacy at TAMU-C!

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 7

BLOCK PARTY

5:00PM | WEST WALKING MALL (RAIN LOCATION: FIELDHOUSE)

Join us for the 9th annual Block Party Concert! Come out and enjoy live music from a variety of artists, food, AMAZING giveaways, and some Retro Roadtrip FUN all FREE to students!

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 8

CLUB GAME WATCH PARTY

12:00PM | RAYBURN STUDENT CENTER THE CLUB

Come join us for the first Lion Football watch party of the season!  All away football games will now be broadcasted in The Club, come join us as we start a new tradition!

A CAMPUS WIDE ID IS REQUIRED AT ALL EVENTS. 

To request ADA accommodations, please communicate your needs 5 days before the activity or program you plan to attend by contacting Alyssa.Lowe@tamuc.edu.