From Homecoming to Hanging of the Green, Student Activities keeps MBU eventful.



College life is challenging for nearly every student. From lectures and mid-terms to roommates and college finances.

College is also a place that allows students to have more freedom, independence and a better education for a more stable future.

But how can you make your campus life even more meaningful while you are here? Now is your chance to get involved with Student Activities.

Student Activities is an organization that encourages MBU students to get involved with a variety of events around campus.

Some of these events consist of Welcome Weekend, Homecoming, The Perk: The Event, and many more.

Student Activities also motivates students to help support athletics and even join other organizations on campus.

Here is a look at upcoming events this semester, fall 2013:

Nov. 1-10: The Perk: The Event and Homecoming

Tuesday, Dec. 3: Hanging of the Green

Monday, Dec. 9: Finals Feast

Homecoming is one of MBU’s celebrated events around campus. It is a week of school spirit and enjoyment to help bring the Spartan community closer together.

Here is a look at events within the Homecoming week in November.

Friday, Nov. 1: The Perk: The Event – 8 p.m. – midnight (Muncy Gym)

Monday, Nov. 4: Mr. Spartan Contest – 9 p.m. (Muncy Gym)

Tuesday, Nov. 5: Blood Drive – 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. (Great Hall)

Thursday, Nov. 7:  Homecoming Chapel – 11 a.m. (Chapel)

Friday, Nov. 8:  Spartan Hall of Fame Banquet – 5:45-8 p.m.

Saturday, Nov. 9:  Run For Ronald 5k – 6:30-8:30 a.m.

      Blue-out Rally – 12:30 p.m. (SRC)

      Chili Supper – 5 p.m. (Courtyard)

During Homecoming there will be three athletic games and one musical performance.

Women’s wrestling, women and men’s basketball all will be played during Homecoming week.

MBU theatre will also perform “The Drowsy Chaperone” musical at the end of Homecoming, Nov. 7-10.

Students can also get involved within Student Activities. It is a way to make new friends, help out at events, coordinate activities or even come up with different event ideas of your own.

If you would like to get involved or want more information contact Lara Hines, director of student activities, and Julie Hammack, assistant director of student activities.

By Ryan Arnold

Ryan Arnold is Arts & Entertainment Editor for MBU Timeline, as well as Web Administrator for the site. He is majoring in broadcast media and minoring in religion at Missouri Baptist University. Arnold runs cross-country and track and field at MBU. Arnold has always had a passion for film and likes to shoot and edit film. Arnold wants to have a career in video production after college. In his spare time, Arnold also runs his own blog, "Arnold At The Movies." Checkout all of my reviews at