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Fall Events at Rider

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Fall events at Rider

Don't let this period of "social distancing" stop you from connecting with each other and participating in events and programs!

There are exciting activities awaiting you. For up-to-date event and program information, visit broncnation.rider.edu and the weekly "This Week at Rider" newsletter sent to your Rider email.

Note: The University is following guidelines provided by local, state and federal health officials for gatherings. All in-person events are required to adhere to safety guidelines and procedures, and details and programming may be subject to change. The Resolved and Ready website is the official source of information about Rider's reopening plan for the 2020-21 academic year and will be updated to reflect new information as it becomes available.

Monday, September 21- Thursday, September 24

Voter Registration Week
Register to vote in-person outside of Moore Library between 11am-4:30pm or join the Rider Votes Team’s Virtual Couch Parties between 5pm-11pm everyday this week! For more information visit the Office of Service & Civic Engagement’s Bronc Nation page or email [email protected].

Thursday, September 10 - Wednesday, September 30

Unplugged Bingo
Hosted by SGA Health & Safety Committee, Unplugged Bingo is a fun way to take a break from your mobile devices. Complete any row of the bingo board by the end of the month by taking a picture completing each activity and paste in its associated square. The first 50 students to get bingo will win an SGA Prize Pack!

Wednesday, September 23rd

On Wednesday We Wear Cranberry
It's Wednesday and we're wearing Cranberry! Tag @RiderStudentLife on Instagram this Wednesday and be entered to win prizes from the Student Government Association.

Bronc Trivia, 7 p.m.
Join Recreation Programs and Rider Student Involvement for another Trivia Night this Wednesday, 9/23 at 7pm via zoom. Participants can sign up on Bronc Nation or IMLeagues. Prizes will be given to the top 3 players.

Rider 5, 7:30 pm Instagram Live
Join the Student Government Association for Rider 5- a game show on Instagram Live unlike any other! Can you pass 5 levels of puzzles and challenges? If you can, you'll win an amazing prize! Oh, and each level will be a hint to what that prize may be...

Thursday, September 24th

Sex Ed Jeopardy, 9 p.m.
Come learn about the importance of reproductive health and health care equality with a fun, classic game! The Zoom link can be found in the event on Bronc Nation.

Mr. Pink, 9:45 p.m.
This year, ZTA will be hosting Mr. Pink virtual on Zoom.
We will be accepting donations for your favorite candidates all night long. We appreciate your support in fundraising for breast cancer education/ awareness and hope you will join us! The Zoom link can be found in the event on Bronc Nation

Kanjam and Badminton League Registration, Closes 11:30 p.m.
Join Intramurals Kanjam and Badminton leagues! All games will be played on the turf field with limited capacity. Participants who win their respective leagues will win a championship tshirt. The league will run from 9/28-10/22. Sign up on IMLeagues.com/rider!

Friday, September 25

Comedy Show featuring Rob Bebenek, 8:00 P.M.
Presented by the Student Entertainment Council.  A zoom link will be sent via email to students prior to showtime.

Tuesday, September 29

Virtual Presidential Debate Watch Party
For more information visit the Office of Service & Civic Engagement’s Bronc Nation page or email [email protected].

Wednesday, September 30

On-line Teach In, 7 p.m.
Join the discussion! My Vote Matters: Transforming Oppression into Opportunity, hosted by the Center for Diversity and Inclusion. For more information visit the Office of Service & Civic Engagement’s Bronc Nation page or email [email protected].

Thursday, October 1

NBA 2K20 and Rocket League Registration Closes 11:30 P.M.
Join Intramurals Rocket League and NBA 2K20 leagues! All games will be played using your own console and games. Player's who win their respective leagues will win a $25 gift card for their console. The league will run from 10/5-10/22. Sign up on IMLeagues.com/rider!

Friday, October 2

Drag Race, 7:00 P.M.
Last year's Drag Race was hailed as one of the best events of the year, and it returns this Fall with some guest performers and a chance for one Rider student to be crowned winner of Rider's Drag Race. Sign up online to compete.

Monday, October 5 - Friday, October 9

National Voter Education Week, 11 a.m.
Visit the Vote Ready Table in front of Moore Library Monday-Friday between 11am-5pm or sign up for Virtual Vote Ready Sessions with Student Leaders on Bronc Nation - available virtual times vary! For more information visit the Office of Service & Civic Engagement’s Bronc Nation page or email [email protected].

Tuesday, October 6

On-line Teach In, 7 p.m.
Join the discussion! My Vote Matters: Transforming Oppression into Opportunity, hosted by the Center for Diversity and Inclusion. For more information visit the Office of Service & Civic Engagement’s Bronc Nation page or email [email protected].

Wednesday, October 7

Virtual Vice Presidential Debate Watch Party
For more information visit the Office of Service & Civic Engagement’s Bronc Nation page or email [email protected].

Thursday, October 15

CornHole and Tennis League Registration, Closes 11:30 p.m.
Join Intramurals CornHole and Tennis leagues! All games will be played on the turf field and tennis courts with limited capacity. Participants who win their respective leagues will win a championship t-shirt. The league will run from 10/19-11/12. Sign up on IMLeagues.com/rider!

Virtual Presidential Debate Watch Party
For more information visit the Office of Service & Civic Engagement’s Bronc Nation page or email [email protected].

Halloween Movie Trivia Night, 8 p.m.
Start getting into the Halloween spirit with some Halloween Movie Trivia! Show off your spooky movie knowledge by participating in this spook-tacular Kahoot. Winner receives a mystery prize! Join using the Zoom link provided in the event on Bronc Nation.

Friday, October 16

Diverse Narratives: Poetry Slam!, 7:00 P.M.
The event will feature professional poets/spoken word performers as well as students sharing their own work to win great prizes.

Monday, October 19

Scream Screen 5 Blood Drive, 11 a.m.
Come give blood between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. in the BLC Cavalla Room! First 100 students to register to give blood to will receive their choice of iPlay America iRide Plus passes or Colonial Bowling game cards. Register here!

Monday, October 20

Scream Screen 5 Blood Drive, 9 a.m.
Come give blood between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. in the BLC Cavalla Room! First 100 students to register to give blood to will receive their choice of iPlay America iRide Plus passes or Colonial Bowling game cards. Register here!

Wednesday, October 21

Mini Pumpkin Painting, 12-3 p.m.
Show off your creativity and fall spirit with pumpkin painting! Pick up your pumpkin, paint supplies, and Rider University themed stencils in the BLC Student Affairs Suite. Submit a photo of your finished painted pumpkin to us via Instagram @riderstudentlife or via email [email protected] to be featured in our contest for best painted pumpkin! The deadline for submissions will be Sunday, October 25th @ 11:59 pm. Voting will take place via Instagram on Monday, October 26th and a winner will be announced on Instagram the next day. Our winner will receive a mystery prize!

Friday, October 23

Scream Screen 5, 5 p.m.
An updated take on a scary Rider tradition! All students must register in advance to participate. Visit www.1077thebronc.com/screamscreen5/ for all of the most up to date information.

5 p.m: Petrifying Pumpkin Carving Class - First 25 students receive a professional pumpkin carving tool set. Register here!

7 p.m: The Grimm Escape Virtual Escape Experience - Students can play in teams of four to six. First Prize: $500, Second Prize: $300, Third Prize: $200. Register here!

8:30 p.m: Virtual Watch Party - Students will vote for the movie they want to watch with the entire campus - voting will begin October 1st. Winning movie will be revealed the night of the event. There'll be a Scream Screen Scavenger Hunt during the movie - Giving away a 50" Vizio HDTV, Amazon Echo, Kindle Fire and more. Sign up to watch here!

Sunday, October 25

Summoning Spirits, 9:30 P.M.
Reach beyond the grave with an all-new show that will make you scream! Summoning Spirits is a séance-meets-magic show designed to get your adrenaline pumping with help from the other side. Written and performed by Peter Boie, one of the country's top touring college acts. A link to participate will be emailed to Rider students prior to the event. Presented by the Student Entertainment Council.

Monday, October 26 - Sunday, November 1

Monster Mash Virtual Costume Contest
Do you have this year’s best, most creative, or scariest Halloween costume? Share it with us! The Office of Campus Life is hosting a week-long costume contest! Submit a photo of yourself in your Halloween costume by DMing us on Instagram @riderstudentlife or emailing us at [email protected]. Costume categories will be announced via Instagram on 10/26 and the winners of each category will be announced the following Monday, 11/2. Winners will receive a mystery prize!

Monday, October 26 - Friday, October 30

Get Out The Vote
Virtual Couch Parties! For more information visit the Office of Service & Civic Engagement’s Bronc Nation page or email [email protected].

Thursday, October 29

FIFA 20 League Registration Closes 11:30 P.M.
Join Intramurals FIFA 20 League! All games will be played using your own console and games. Player's who win their respective leagues will win a $25 gift card for their console. The league will run from 11/2-10/19 Sign up on IMLeagues.com/rider!

Friday, October 30 - Sunday, November 1

Virtual Homecoming & Family Weekend
Information on Homecoming and Family Weekend 2020 will be posted soon! Visit rider.edu/homecoming-family-weekend for the most updated information.

Tuesday, November 10

The Election Is Over - What’s Next?, 7 p.m.
Join this Zoom discussion hosted by the Center for Diversity and Inclusion. For more information visit the Office of Service & Civic Engagement’s Bronc Nation page or email [email protected].