CWUUniversity CalendarUniversity Calendarhttp://www.cwu.edu/student-union/calendaren-usCranksgiving Bouldering Competition at CWUhttp://www.cwu.edu/student-union/cranksgiving-bouldering-competition-cwuFriday, October 24Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:00:00Entertainment,Sports & Recreation,Student Life,New Students<p>Now in its sixth year, Cranksgiving, the annual bouldering competition at CWU, invites rock climbers of all skill levels to participate in the competition at the Climbing Wall Friday, Oct. 24. There will be two sessions at this year’s competition: one from 5 to 7 p.m. for the public, and one from 7 to 9 p.m. for CWU students only. Adults and children, ages six years and older who must be accompanied by an adult, are invited to attend. For CWU students, Cranksgiving is a chance to show off rock climbing skills, or get involved with the sport for the first time. Participants of all skill levels are welcome, and Climbing Wall staff will be on hand to guide and assist competitors as they take on the Wall, one of CWU’s most admired features.<br><br>Registration is $35 after Friday, Oct. 17 and will be accepted up until the morning of the event. Registration materials are available at Outdoor Pursuits &amp; Rentals (OPR), located in the far east corner of the Student Union and Recreation Center (SURC), by phone at 509-963-3537 or email at outdoorpursuits@cwu.edu.</p>Wednesday, October 151413408482Dia de los Muertos Celebrationhttp://www.cwu.edu/student-union/dia-de-los-muertos-celebrationThursday, October 30Thu, 30 Oct 2014 18:00:00Entertainment,Student Life,New Students<p>CWU hosts Dia de los Muertos celebrations Oct. 30<br>Thursday, Oct. 30<br>6 to 9 p.m.<br>SURC room 137 A&amp;B<br>Free, open to the public<br><br>Halloween may be known as a day for fun costumes and candy, but it also coincides with Dia de los Muertos, or “Day of the Dead,” a day to honor the lives of those who have passed. Join the CWU Center for Diversity and Social Justice (CDSJ) for Dia de los Muertos celebrations Thursday, Oct. 30 from 6 to 9 p.m. in CWU Student Union and Recreation Center (SURC) room 137 A&amp;B.<br><br>As part of the celebrations, Professor Jason Dormady will give a speech on the importance and cultural significance of Dia de los Muertos. There will also be sugar skull decorating, Mexican folkloric dancing, poetry reading, face painting and live music. There will be prayer altars in the Museum of Culture and Environment and the Randall Hall art display from Wednesday, Oct. 29 through Friday, Oct. 31. Participation in all Dia de los Muertos events is free, and everyone is invited to attend.<br><br>For more information, please contact Jamese Johnson, CDSJ, at 509-963-2229 or jamesej@cwu.edu.</p>Wednesday, October 221414014313Open Mic Nighthttp://www.cwu.edu/student-union/open-mic-night-3Thursday, October 30Thu, 30 Oct 2014 19:30:00Entertainment,Student Life<p>Are you a singer or musician? Do you think you have what it takes to be a comedian, or have you written poetry you’d like to share with a live audience? Show off your talents at Open Mic Night Thursday, DATE in the CWU Student Union and Recreation Center (SURC) Pit. Sign ups begin at 7:30 p.m. and performances begin at 8 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public.<br><br>For more information contact Campus Activities at 509-963-1450 or Drummond@cwu.edu.</p>Tuesday, October 71412710345Open Mic Nighthttp://www.cwu.edu/student-union/open-mic-night-4Thursday, November 6Thu, 06 Nov 2014 19:30:00Entertainment,Student Life<p>Are you a singer or musician? Do you think you have what it takes to be a comedian, or have you written poetry you’d like to share with a live audience? Show off your talents at Open Mic Night Thursday, DATE in the CWU Student Union and Recreation Center (SURC) Pit. Sign ups begin at 7:30 p.m. and performances begin at 8 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public.<br><br>For more information contact Campus Activities at 509-963-1450 or Drummond@cwu.edu.</p>Tuesday, October 71412710373