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The University’s featured events for Monday, Dec. 6 – Sunday, Dec. 12

By ThisIsReno

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The University of Nevada, Reno is featuring the following events this week:

“Fill a Bus,” Wednesday, Dec. 8

10 a.m.-5 p.m., Joe Crowley Student Union

Peer Educators in the University’s Center for Student Cultural Diversity and Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. have teamed up to “Fill a Bus” for the Toys for Tots Foundation, helping the holiday season brighter for children who would not otherwise have gifts. The bus will be located in the parking lot in front of the Student Union. Donations of new, unwrapped toys will be accepted now through Dec. 8 in the Center on the Third Floor of the Student Union or in any Toys for Tots bin across campus.

For more information or an interview request with the students involved, contact Ellen Houston at 775-784-4936 or [email protected].

Honors Food and Fun Barbeque, Wednesday, Dec. 8

11 a.m.-1 p.m., Jot Travis Building, next to the Honors Program Office

Students take a break from studying to refuel on Prep Day. The Honors Pack, Honors Program and Associated Student of the University of Nevada (ASUN) host free food and drinks; open to all students.

For more information, contact the Honors Program at 775-784-1455 or [email protected].

The Final Lap, Wednesday, Dec. 8 – Thursday, Dec. 9

6 p.m.-8 a.m., Joe Crowley Student Union

The Joe Crowley Student Union will be open for 24 hours on Prep Day to encourage students to study for their finals. Students “get their study on” during the ASUN-sponsored night with a free oxygen bar, stress-relieving activities, yoga sessions, pit stops with snacks, caffeine frenzies, massages and a continental breakfast.

For more information, contact Christina Gunn at 775-784-6589 or [email protected].

Finals Breakfast and Donation Drive for The Salvation Army, Thursday, Dec. 9

7-9:30 a.m., Hilliard Plaza, in front of the Reynolds School of Journalism

ASUN’s Journalism Student Advisory Council sponsors a free, on-the-go breakfast for students on the first morning of finals and will kindly take donations of a toy or canned food item for The Salvation Army. Breakfast items will include hot coffee, hot tea, bagels and muffins. All students are welcome to stop by and get some food before finals begin Thursday morning.

For more information, contact Lindsay Panko at 775-741-1679 or [email protected] or [email protected].

Nevada’s land-grant university founded in 1874, the University of Nevada, Reno has an enrollment of more than 17,000 students. The University is home to one the country’s largest study-abroad programs and the state’s medical school, and offers outreach and education programs in all Nevada counties. For more information, visit http://newsroom.unr.edu.