Five 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


Need a reason to leave your dorm this week? We’ve got five of them!

1. Enjoy free food before finals
Tuesday, April 16
Noon – 2 p.m.
Courtyard between Rauch and Blanton Halls

Are you nervous about finals coming up and want to chill out? Come hang out and enjoy free food and mingle with other campus residents. For more information, click here.

2. Get motivated at the Leadership Speaker Series
Wednesday, April 17
5 p.m. – 6 p.m.
LARC 117

If you’re in need of some last-minute motivation before finals week starts, attend the Leadership Speaker Series and leave feeling ready to take on the last few weeks of school.

3. Hunt Easter Eggs in Rauch Hall
Thursday, April 18
7 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Rauch Hall

Who said college kids couldn’t participate in Easter Egg hunts? Prizes inside eggs hidden include candy and gift cards. For more information, click here.

4. Attend a performance of “Flaming Guns of the Purple Sage”
Friday, April 19
7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
St. Louis Community College at Meramec (11333 Big Bend Rd., Kirkwood, MO 63122)

Big 8, a former rodeo champion, struggles to keep the cowboy dream alive, even though she is facing foreclosure on her Wyoming Ranch, until two people show up. Then she has bigger problems to worry about.

This performance was written by Jane Martin and directed by Keith Oliver. All performances are free to attend, and for more information and show times, click here.

5. Head down to the Pageant to see SoMo
Saturday, April 20
Show begins at 8 p.m.
The Pageant (6161 Delmar Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63112)

In search of something to do on Saturday night? SoMo, most known for his songs “Ride” and “You Can Buy Everything,” will be performing at The Pageant on Saturday night.

Tickets are $20, and can be purchased online through Ticketmaster by clicking here.