Upcoming Events

FY Cup Competition: Schedule of Eligible Events- Fall 2015

We try to pick a variety of events to highlight as part of the First Year Cup Competition. The calendar of events showcases the variety of activities that happen on campus--there's something to appeal to everyone! Make sure to sign in at each event to earn points! 

Note that the schedule is subject to change. Please see FY Cup listserv emails for the most accurate, up-to-date information. 


Friday, August 28: First Year Cup Kickoff Festival, 3-8 p.m., various locations 

Saturday, August 29: SPECIAL EVENT- Downtown Stomp, downtown Canton, 1-6 p.m. Grab your friends and 'stomp' downtown to enjoy free entertainment in the park, including live music and comedy! Pick up a passport to take to local businesses to get stamped, then turn in your completed passport (make sure to include your name & FYP) for 20 FY Cup points and a chance to win a Canton Chamber of Commerce gift certificate, which can be used at most local businesses! 




Tuesday, September 8: Dinner with the Theme Houses, 5 p.m., Eben Holden (meal swipe required. Want to learn more about SLU's theme houses? From the Outing Club to the Arts Annex, the Women's Resource Center to the Black Student Union, there are options for everyone! Come eat dinner with representatives from the theme houses to learn more about them, find out about events they sponsor, and make some new friends!

Friday, September 11: Bonfire & Kan Jam Tournament, time TBD, J-Lot/Intramural Fields. Participate in the Thelmo (student government) Kan Jam tournament for 10 participation points! 

Saturday, September 12: Live Music: Loss incansables, 8-10:30 p.m., The Underground. Did you know that SLU is hosting this year's annual Segundo Coloquio Internacional sobre la Musica Nortena Mexicana (International Colloquium on the music of Northern Mexico)?  This closing ceremony for the event will feature a live music performance. Be sure to check out other events happening on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday morning!

Friday, September 11-Friday, September 18: SPECIAL EVENT: Coffee with Our Custondians, 9:30-10:30 a.m., outside respective buildings (lounges if inclement weather). Come to your building's designated time to earn 20 points!

9/11- Priest & Reiff; 9/15- Lee & Rebert; 9/17-Whitman; 9/18- Gaines


Thursday, September 17: Test Preparation Workshop, 4 p.m., Whitman Annex. Matt McCluskey is SLU's guru on time management, preparing for exams, taking good notes, and more! His workshops have historically been some of the best-attended FY Cup events and are well worth your time! 

Thursday, September 17: Documentary Film: Hastdans pa Hovdala, 7 p.m., Peterson-Kermani Performance Hall. Like dance? Like horses? This unique documentary follows four dancers, four horses, and a cast of Swedish performers with autism. Come and watch the deepening connection that develops between the human performers and their equine counterparts.

Saturday, September 19: SPECIAL EVENT: Fastest Serve Contest, 4 p.m., Sammis Courts. Join the tennis team between matches for a fastest serve contest! Earn 10 points for participating and the top three men and top three women with the fastest serve will earn 30, 20, and 10 points for their FYP! Stick around for the matches to follow and cheer on the Saints!

Saturday, September 19: Laser Tag, 7-11 p.m., Student Center Winston Room. 


Wednesday, September 23: Caring for SLU's Japanese Garden, 5 p.m., Japanese Garden (near Sykes) Like gardening? Come pitch in and help beautify SLU's very own Japanese Garden. Constructed in 2009, the garden serves as both a place of quiet reflection and an outdoor classroom. 

Thursday, September 24: Carnegie 10 Film: Wadja, 7 p.m., Carnegie 10. The Modern Languages department sponsors several international film screenings each semester (English subtitles included). For more information about this film, click here.  

Friday, September 25: Outdoor movie, 8 p.m., outside the Pub (Northstar Cafe).




Saturday, October 3: Women's Hockey vs. Clarkson, 3 p.m., Appleton Arena. Ever heard of the Route 11 rivalry? If you haven't, you will! Come cheer on the Saints (wearing SLU apparel, of course) in their rivalry game! 


Thursday, October 8: Note Taking Workshop, 4 p.m., Whitman Annex. Another workshop from academic advisor extraordinaire, Matt McCluskey! 

Thursday, October 8: Laurentians in Residence, 7 p.m., Student Center Hannon Room. What's Laurentians in Residence? Only a gathering of some incredible SLU alums with highly successful careers! Come to this panel to pick their brains about how to be successful after college. It's NEVER too early to start thinking about your career! 

Friday, October 9 & Saturday, October 10: SPECIAL EVENT: Shakespeare Live!, Eben Holden. Attend any of the 3 weekend Shakespeare performances to earn 10 points (yes, you may earn 10 points for EACH performance you attend!)

-Henry V, Friday @ 7:30 p.m

-The Importance of Being Earnest, Friday @ midnight & Saturday @ 7:30 p.m.


Tuesday, October 3: Ada Lovelace Day Wikipedia Edit-a-thon, 11-2 in ODY (library) & 4:30-6 in Valentine Hall. Ada Lovelace Day is an international celebration of women in the STEM fields (science, technology, engineering, & math). To celebrate, SLU is joining the charge to host Wikipedia Edit-a-Thons for the purpose of addressing the underrepresentation of women scientists that continues to diminish Wikipedia. Come celebrate women in STEM!


Wednesday, October 21-Sunday, October 25: SPECIAL EVENT: Power of Pink Athletic Games for Breast Cancer Research! Attend any of the games below (wearing pink!) to earn 10 points. You can attend as many games and earn as many points as you'd like!

-10/21, Women's Soccer vs Middlebury College, 6 p.m.

-10/23, Volleyball vs RIT, 8 p.m.

-10/24, Men's Soccer vs Skidmore, 4 p.m.

-10/25, Field Hockey vs University of Rochester, 3 p.m. 

Thursday, October 22: Active Reading Workshop, 4 p.m., Whitman Annex (with Matt McCluskey... seriously, have you gone to one of his workshops yet?)

Saturday, October 24: SPECIAL EVENT: Make a Difference Day, all day, downtown Canton. Make a Difference Day is a national day of service. Sign up with Ashlee Downing, Volunteer Services Coordinator, to volunteer your time helping in the local community. Earn 10 points for every hour of service!                                                                                 



TBD; events for November are still being finalized.