• Blues 'n' Ribs
    October 13, 2006
  • Fall Formal
    November 3, 2006
  • Kuviasungnerk and Kangeiko
    January 5-12, 2007
  • Mardi Gras
    February 16, 2007
  • Dance Marathon
    April 14, 2007
  • Summer Breeze
    May 19, 2007

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Summer Breeze: Saturday, May 19

A Wild & Fun Carnival on the MAIN QUADS!
Join COUP on the Quads, Saturday, May 19, from 12 pm to 5 pm for Summer Breeze!


  • Inflatables: Moonwalk, Bungee Run, Rat Race, Bouncy Boxing, Velcro Wall, and Gladiator Joust
  • Mechanical Bull, Spin Art Frisbee, Hypnotist, Caricatures, Face Painting, Balloonists, and Wall Climbing
  • RSO Music and Dance performances, RSO booths, and WHPK Sound Stage
Free food!
  • Burgers (Beef, Chicken, Veggie) and Hot Dogs
  • Bubble Tea from Joy Yee's (7 delicious flavors!!)
  • Pretzels, Fudge Puppies, and Hawaiian Ice
  • Cotton Candy and Popcorn
  • Ice Cream Truck
RSO performances!
    Voices In Your Head, Men In Drag, Ransom Notes, Tango Society, Bhangra, the IHC Roommate Game, and OLAS!

Hope to see you there!

Posted on May 10, 2007

Congratulations and Welcome to new COUP Board Members

Introducing the 2007-2008 COUP Board!

Chair: Wendy Gonzalez
Asst. Chairs: Michelle Chun and Jane Li
DM Chair: Sydney Ahearn
Facilities/Decoration: Agnes Bugaj and Greg Santana
Entertainment: Anthony Lee and Alexandra Long
Public Relations: Tricia Wu, Jane Peng, and Padma Chirumamilla
Marketing: Jenny Chou and Kate Dries
Food/Beverages: Jeff Lee and Florence Choo
Webmaster: Leo Wang
Administrator: Greg Ng Pack

Congratulations to all new and returning board members!

Posted on May 6, 2007

COUP Board Applications for 2007-2008

COUP Board Applications for 2007-2008 are now available.

The deadline for completed applications is Saturday, April 21. Thank You!

Posted on April 8, 2007

Upcoming COUP Board Applications for 2007-2008

Attention to those who are considering applying for a COUP Board position for 2007-2008!

COUP applications will be available here, at coup.uchicago.edu on Sunday, April 8 and will be due by Saturday, April 21.

Thank you!

Posted on April 3, 2007

Dance Marathon: Saturday, April 14

Dance Marathon, the largest collegiate philanthropy in the world, hosted by colleges around the country, is in its sixth year at the University of Chicago. It's a 12-hour dance party where dancers, students like you, raise a minimum of $120 for charity and dance the night away! Last year we had 100 dancers and raised over $15,000 for the The Children's Place Association. YOU can make a difference in the world while having fun! Join us for DM on April 14th 2007!

See Dance Marathon for more information!

Posted on February 19, 2007

Mardi Gras: Friday, February 16

Join us on Friday, February 16 from 9 PM to 12 AM at Ida Noyes for Mardi Gras 2007!

Come and enjoy free food, drinks, entertainment, and outrageously wild partying!

- Fried Chicken
- Sausage, Shrimp, and Veggie Jambalaya
- Tofu Skewers
- Biscuits
- Salad
- King Cake
- Variety of Beverages
- Live Music
- Caricatures
- Fortune-telling
- Face-painting and Henna
- UC Belly-Dancing
- Performances by Ransom Notes and Men in Drag
Hope to see you there!

Posted on February 10, 2007

Kuvia/Kangeiko Winners

Here are the winners of the house participation contest:
In first place: Dodd-Mead
In second place: Alper House

Thank you for help making Kuvia/Kangeiko a success!

Posted on January 15, 2007

Kuvia/Kangeiko Events for January 5-12

Friday, January 5
8:00-11:00 PM
Ice Skating (Ice rink on the Midway)
Monday, January 8
6:00-7:30 AM:
Morning Calisthenics led by Professor Don Levine (Henry Crown)
3:30-4:30 PM:
Faculty Fireside (Alumni House)

8:30-10:00 PM
Dance Marathon Study Break (Hutch)

Tuesday, January 9

6:00-7:30 AM:
Morning Calisthenics led by Dean Ted O'Neill (Henry Crown)
3:30-4:30 PM:
Faculty Fireside (Alumni House)
Wednesday, January 10
6:00-7:30 AM:
Morning Calisthenics led by Dean Susan Art (Henry Crown)
11:00 AM-3:00 PM
Ice Sculpting (Hutch Courtyard)
3:30-4:30 PM:
Faculty Fireside (Alumni House)
Thursday, January 11
6:00-7:30 AM:
Morning Calisthenics led by Vice President Michael Behnke (Henry Crown)
5:00-7:00 PM:
Hot Chocolate Night (Alumni House)
Friday, January 12
6:00-8:30 AM:
Morning Calisthenics led by Dean Jean Treese (Henry Crown and Shoreland) followed by the Walk to the Point (leaving from Henry Crown)
3:00 PM:
Polar Bear Run (Main Quads)

Posted on November 21, 2006

Fall Formal Bus Schedule for Friday, November 3, 2006

Departing Reynolds Club
Departing Kaleidoscope

(Buses leaving Reynolds Club will stop in front of the Shoreland to pick up any students and then go to Kaleidoscope)

Posted on November 3, 2006

Fall Formal: Friday, November 3, 2006

Tickets may be purchased at Reynolds Club starting Tuesday, October 24 until Friday, November 3 from 11 A.M. to 4 P.M.

Location: Kaleidoscope, 800 W. Superior Street, Chicago, IL
Transportation will be provided
Date and Time: Friday, November 3rd at 8 P.M.

With its funky decor, Kaleidoscope has a vibrant club atmosphere. This year, we have a hot, up-and-coming DJ, delectable food, and a fully stocked bar. Come dance and show off to the people who never see you out of coffee-stained sweats! Both classy and fun, you don't want to miss out on this once-a-year event!

Click here for more, including music, menu, and venue information »

Posted on October 22, 2006, Updated November 1, 2006

Blues 'n' Ribs: Friday, October 13, 2006

Join us at Ida Noyes Hall from 9 P.M. to 1 A.M. at Blues 'n' Ribs for a night of great food, dancing, music, and fun!

Performers: Charlie Love and the Silky Smooth Band, The Nightburners, and Nellie "Tiger" Travis and her Men in Black!

Charcoal Grilled St. Louis Ribs
Corn Cobbettes with butter
American Potato Salad
Assorted Cold Drinks
Hot Biscuits
Vegetarian Menu:
Spanakopita (phylo wrap filled with spinach and fresh dill)
Corn Cobbettes with Butter
American Potato Salad
Hot Biscuits

Hope to see you there!

Posted on September 28, 2006

Contact COUP Board

Chair: Bill McCormick
Adviser: Jigna Shah
Assistant Chairs: Candace Wang / Zarah Carranco
Administrator: Carolyn Schriver
Food/Beverage: Jeffrey Lee / Wendy Gonzalez
Entertainment: Anthony Lee / E'lana Jordan
PR/Outreach: Michelle Chun / Tricia Wu
Marketing: Rachel Austin / May Ying Ng
Webmaster: Leo Wang
Facilities/Decorations: Jane Li / Annie Kim
D.M. Chairs: Sydney Ahearn / Lilly Connett

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