5 reasons to leave your dorm this week


Photo by Kat Owens

Sick of looking at four walls? Here are five reasons to leave your dorm this weekend.
Illustration by Kat Owens


With weather this nice, who would want to stay in their dorm? If you need a reason to leave your dorm this week, you’re in luck because we have five!

1. Test your knowledge at game night with Delta Sigma Pi
Wednesday, Sept. 12
6-7:30 p.m.
Dunseth Auditorium

Do you like free food and chances to win some cool prizes? Of course you do! Bring your friends and join the members of Delta Sigma Pi for game night, and you just might walk away with a prize. More information can be found on InvolveU.

2. Enjoy the food trucks in Queeny Park
Thursday, Sept. 13
5-8:30 p.m.
Queeny Park

Along with a band called Fanfare that’s playing from 5-7:30, join your family and friends for dinner in the park! Each food truck has a small menu that is unique, and with the predicted high of 85 and low of 63, the weather is just perfect for this event.

3. Scream along with Maroon 5
Thursday, Sept. 13
7:30 p.m.
Enterprise Center

If food trucks aren’t your thing, head on down to the Enterprise Center to spend the evening with Maroon 5. Tickets begin at $46.50 and can be purchased through Ticketmaster or in person at the Enterprise Center box office. 

4. Try foods from different restaurants at the Taste of St. Louis
Friday, Sept. 14 – Sunday, Sept. 16
Times vary
Chesterfield Amphitheater

Complete with a selection of the best local places to eat on Restaurant Row, free music and a shopping trip at The Village, what more could you need? For more information and event times, click here

5. Hang out with your favorite drag stars from RuPaul’s Drag Race
Friday, Sept. 14
8-10 p.m.
The Pageant

The RuPaul’s Drag Race World Tour 2018 is back with a fresh, exciting show. Hosted by Bob The Drag Queen, and with special appearances from RuPaul’s Drag Race season 10 stars Aquaria, Asia O’Hara, Eureka and Kameron Michaels and long-time fan favorites Kim Chi, Valentina, Shangela and Violet Chachki, it’s a night you won’t want to miss. For more information, click here. To purchase tickets, click here. All attendees under 21 will be required to pay a $2 surcharge.