Whether they were banging their heads at Skeletonwitch’s first show back at the recently rebuilt, The Union Bar or cheering on a Bobcat victory at Peden Stadium, Bobcat moms and dads came out all over town to show their kids a thing or two this weekend.
As Parents’ Weekend comes to an end we look forward to the coming week. Here are some reminders and fun things to do to get you through it.
1. The first presidential debate is on Monday
Monday’s US presidential debate will draw as many viewers as the Super Bowl, analysts predict https://t.co/5kuum0pn3I
— Quartz (@qz) September 25, 2016
The first debate between presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will kick off tonight from 9-10:30pm. The debate has already sparked a number of controversies such as whether moderators should fact check candidates in real time. The increasingly polarized nature of this year’s campaigns promises to make this a heavily watched event, with some experts predicting 100 million viewers (i.e. as many as watched the last Super Bowl). If you’re looking for a fun way to numb your political pain look no further than DebateDrinking.com
2. Bring a raincoat
As we enter the first full week of fall, expect lower temperatures with highs in the high-60s to mid-70s and rain almost every day this week.
3. Movies to see at The Athena
— Athena Cinema (@AthenaCinema) August 26, 2016
With the rain incoming, a movie just uptown might be the perfect midweek activity. See Don’t Think Twice a new star-studded comedy about improv actors, or the newest documentary from legendary director Ron Howard, The Beatles: Eight Days a Week. Here’s a full list of showtimes.
4. Cafe Conversations: Journalism
Come to Baker Center Front Room on Wednesday at 5pm for a presentation by Media Arts and Studies Professor David Mould. Publish and (maybe) Perish: The Dangers of Journalism in Shady Regimes is an informal presentation on Journalism in countries with minimal free speech and students are encouraged to participate in the discussion. There will be free coffee for the first 50 attendees. A livestream will also be available.
5. Career and Internship Fair
Don’t forget to stop by Baker Center on Monday between 10am and 3pm. Hundreds of employers from a wide variety of industries will be present to network with and talk to about career opportunities in your field.