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Be Part of the Tradition—Celebrate the 2018 Winter Carnival
Once a holiday before the onset of exams, the Winter Carnival was a means to escape the cold and bring excitement to the winter months. Today, the event offers such outdoor and indoor activities as the annual chili cook-off, “Plant Nite,” late-night skating and other events in collaboration with Orange After Dark.
The following is a schedule for this year’s Winter Carnival:
Tuesday, Feb. 20
Trivia Night sponsored by Traditions Commission, 8 p.m., Schine 304s. Free. Get your team of two-to-four people together to win great prizes and eat snacks!
Wednesday, Feb. 21
Winter Carnival Days, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., Schine Atrium. Giveaways, free stuff, food and fun.
Thursday, Feb. 22
Chili Cook-off, 11 a.m. until it’s gone. Free chili tastings at the HBC patio.
Cozy Cappella, presented by the A Cappella Council, 8:30 p.m., Goldstein Auditorium, Schine. Free tickets available at Schine Box Office. Free hot chocolate and cookies.
Friday, Feb. 23
Traditions Commission presents “Plant Nite,” 8 p.m., Goldstein Auditorium, Schine. $2 tickets available at Schine Box Office.
Traditions Commission and Orange After Dark present: Glow in the Dark Late Night Skate Night, 9 p.m. – midnight, Tennity Ice Pavilion on South Campus. Free skate rental and entry, hot chocolate, giveaways.
Saturday, Feb. 24
Traditions Commission and Orange After Dark present: Laser Tag, 8 p.m. – midnight, Goldstein Auditorium, Schine. Free. Play a few rounds of laser tag and grab free food in the 304s (while it lasts) while you wait.
The Traditions Commission is a student-led organization supported by the Office of Student Activities. Their mission is to continue the traditions of Syracuse University and instill new ones for all students to enjoy.
For more information, email the Traditions Commission or tweet @SUtraditions.