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APSU welcomes students back with seven days of fun

As students return to campus this week, Austin Peay is celebrating with nine days of Welcome Back events, sponsored by the Office of Student Life and Leadership.

Here are some of the schedule highlights:

Friday, August 27
•A New Student and Parent Mixer from 3:30-6 p.m. on the UC Plaza.
•Austins Activities from 6 p.m.-midnight in the new Austins diner.
•A screening of Against the Ropes at 9:30 p.m. in Java City.

Saturday, Aug. 28
•Caricature artist Steve Gipson will perform from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the UC food court. As students return to campus this week, Austin Peay is celebrating with nine days of Welcome Back events, sponsored by the Office of Student Life and Leadership.

Here are some of the schedule highlights:

Friday, August 27
•A New Student and Parent Mixer from 3:30-6 p.m. on the UC Plaza.
•Austin's Activities from 6 p.m.-midnight in the new Austin's diner.
•A screening of “Against the Ropes” at 9:30 p.m. in Java City.

Saturday, Aug. 28
•Caricature artist Steve Gipson will perform from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the UC food court.
•A screening of “My Baby Daddy” at 2 p.m. in Clement Auditorium.
•Back on the Yard Party from 4-8 p.m. at the UC Plaza.
•A screening of “Hellboy” at 7 p.m. in Clement Auditorium.
•Karaoke and Make Your Own CD with Cricket's Parties to Go from 8-11 p.m. at Java City.
•Ice Breaking Jam with La Live from 9 p.m.-1 a.m. in the Memorial Health Gym.

Sunday, Aug. 29
•New Student Convocation from 4:30-5:15 p.m. in the Dunn Center.
•Back to School Bash, featuring entertainer Rick Kelley, inflatables and lots of food, at the Intramural Field on Drane Street.

Monday, Aug. 30
•Sigma Phi Epsilon and Chi Omega Cookout from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. on the UC Plaza.
•Baptist Collegiate Ministry Cookout and Games at 6 p.m. on the Intramural Field.

Tuesday, Aug. 31
•Taste of Clarksville, where campus organizations and area businesses offer information, freebies and discounts, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. on the UC Plaza.
•Wesley Foundation Open House at 7 p.m.

Wednesday, Sept. 1
•The Red Parade begins at 11:45 a.m.
•Pizza Challenge at 12:15 a.m. on the UC Plaza.
•Baptist Collegiate Ministries “Slip N' Slide” at 6 p.m. on the Intramural Field.
•Underground Christian Concert/Worship Event, sponsored by the Baptist Collegiate Ministries and First Baptist Church, at 8 p.m. on the UC Plaza.

Thursday, Sept. 2
•Alpha Delta Phi Games from 5-7 p.m. on the Intramural Field.
•Peay Pride Cookout, sponsored by the Peay Pride Committee, at 6 p.m. on the Intramural Field.

Events are being added daily. For a complete schedule, visit http://www.apsu.edu/welcomeweek.
—Rebecca Mackey