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Semester Shutdown

Originally created as alternative programming for students on the eve of Reading Day, the current incarnation of Semester Shutdown coordinates the efforts of a multitude of student organizations and College services. Annually, 600+ students attend an evening of programs that varies from the unique to the traditional holiday.

Beginning at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 14, in Morrison Commons, this event will feature a Christmas movie double-feature, karaoke, international dance lessons, a candlelight worship service in the Chapel, Zumba, yoga, a debate featuring Augustana professors, drag show, pie eating contest, sweaters show, Xbox 360 gaming, bingo, late-night breakfast served by faculty, tours of the tunnels, poker tournament, cash cab, massages, crafts and gift wrapping for Augustana's Christmas Giving Program.

Here is the schedule of events:

Chapel
8:30 p.m. – Candlelight ServiceChapel

Dining Room
11 p.m. – Pie Eating Contest – SAAC
11:30 p.m. – Midnight Breakfast – Dean of Students
11:45 p.m. – Ugly Sweater Contest – Augieholics
12:00 a.m. – Bingo – Res. Life

Huddle
8 p.m. - Cookies and Cocoa – Sodexo
9 p.m. – BNI – Augie Theatre
10 p.m. – Karaoke – Augie Theatre

Back Alley
All Day – Arcade Games – Student Activities
1 p.m. – Film Christmas Double Feature – UBG
6 p.m. – Game of Thrones - ACC
9:30 p.m. – Drag Documentary – GSA
10 p.m. – Drag Show – GSA

3-in-1 Room
9 p.m. – International Dance Lessons – AIC

Mortenson Theatre
9 p.m. – Zumba – Rec. Services
10 p.m. – Yoga – Rec. Services

Siverson Lounge
9 p.m. – Great Professor Debate – COUPS
10:30 p.m. – XBOX Kinect – ACC

Student Street
3 p.m. – Gift wrapping for Teen Town and Christmas GivingSALT
8 p.m. – Cider and Popcorn Balls
9 p.m. – Crafts – Student Services

Tunnels – start in the Back Alley
9 p.m. – Tunnel Tour – Terning House
9 p.m. – Pictures with Santa – ASA

Halverson Lounge
9 p.m. – Texas Hold’em Tournament – Res. Life

Acting Studio
9 p.m. – Massages - PRSSA

Elmen Center
4 p.m. – Ugly Sweater Contest – Augieholics
4 p.m. – Women’s BBall vs Minnesota State
6 p.m. – Men’s Bball vs Minnesota State

Circle Drive
9:30 p.m. – Cash Cab – Res. Life

Garage
9 p.m. – Petting Zoo – Student Academic Support

Morrison Commons Concourse
9 p.m. – Awkward Holiday Pictures – UBG
9:30 p.m. – Pets on Parade – Student Academic Support