October 2017

First Friday Santa Cruz

Friday, October 06, 2017 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM PDT

downtown, Santa Cruz

The RA's will be taking the residents to downtown Santa Cruz for First Friday and we will explore downtown, the MAH, local shops, and just have a relaxing, fun night off-campus!

Drunk on Love. High on Life

Friday, October 06, 2017 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM PDT

Red Room

First 6 Weeks Program designs to engage students in a AOD education prevention event.

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Welcome Back BBQ

Sunday, October 08, 2017 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM PDT

Upper Cluster Quad

Welcome returning students, as well as new students, living in upper cluster apartments.

Spirit Week Lobby Decorating

Friday, October 13, 2017 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM PDT

RCC Residence Hall Lobbies & Apartment Lounges

Points awarded on theme, creativity, and use of sustainable materials.

Mission Academic Success: Escape Room Adventure!

Friday, October 13, 2017 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM PDT

RCC Redroom

A student has waited until the last minute to study for her final. She is so stressed out that she creates various games and puzzles in the Redroom for others to figure out. Complete and solve the ...

Stranger Things Movie Marathon

Saturday, October 14, 2017 5:00 PM - 11:00 PM PDT

AL lobby

Students can watch the first season of Stranger Things together while eating waffles.

All Quad Volleyball Smash

Sunday, October 15, 2017 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM PDT

West field volleyball courts

As the first event of spirit week, we will have a volleyball game with as many quads as possible

Name that Tune!

Monday, October 16, 2017 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM PDT

RCC Red Room

This event is a part of spirit week. Students from different quads and apartments compete to see who can name that tune.

Family Fued

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM PDT

RCC Red Room

Survey says...! Channel your retro game show persona and win points for your quad family.

Gamers Delite

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM PDT

Red Room

Spirit week program.

RCC Relay

Thursday, October 19, 2017 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM PDT

Red Room

Activity for Spirit Week. There will be donut eating, an egg race, ping pongs in a box and balloon popping.

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WISE PIES

Friday, October 20, 2017 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM PDT

DL Kitchen

introduce DL kitchen to RCC community

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Survival of the Fittest

Friday, October 20, 2017 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM PDT

Rachel Carson Plaza

The final event of Rachel Carson Spirit Week! Which quad won?

Self Celebration

Sunday, October 22, 2017 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM PDT

Red Room

It is an event for students to come and paint self portrait as a form of self expression and self celebration

Pumpkin painting

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM PDT

DL Third Floor

Residents will paint pumpkins and enjoy refreshments while listening to halloween music.

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Hidden Figures Hidden Truths

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM PDT

DL Lobby

Kick Off to WISE Wednesdays in D Quad to celebrate women in science and engineering.

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FINAL DESTINATION: Spoopy Study Abroad

Friday, October 27, 2017 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM PDT

BL Lobby -- Rachel Carson

Representatives from the Study Abroad program will be coming to give the presentation that is the first steps workshop. The first steps workshop is needed to study abroad. They will stay to answer ...

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Homesickness

Saturday, October 28, 2017 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM PDT

Red Room

We will have cookie decorating & water coloring on postcards. The residents will write a letter to a friend/family member.

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Dye-Versity

Sunday, October 29, 2017 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM PDT

Upper Quad lawn

The program is designed for upper quad residents to learn more about ourselves and other while tie-dying shirts and having fun.

RCC Trick or Treat Event

Sunday, October 29, 2017 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM PDT

RCC College

Happy Halloween!! Participating RAs of Rachel Carson College will be handing out candy from 8:00pm to 10:00pmon Sunday 10/29. This is a great opportunity to get candy and meet the RCC RAs! Dress up...

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Mini Pumpkin Fiesta

Monday, October 30, 2017 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM PDT

RCC Plaza

Mini pumpkin fiesta is a program where students can decorate their own mini pumpkin with sparkles, colorful markers, and gold spray in honor of Halloween!

Cooking with your RA!

Monday, October 30, 2017 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM PDT

Building 3 room 3022

In this event I am going to teach residents how to cook spaghetti with homemade marinara. Since meeting my residents i've noticed that a lot of them are second years and are still trying to adapt t...

Ongoing Events

Importance of self care

Saturday, September 30, 2017 7:00 PM - Friday, December 15, 2017 7:00 PM PST

AL #305

When you are buried with school, work, and personal issues, it’s hard to take time for yourself. Self care is when you step back and rejuvenate your emotions, body, and mind. Remember that in order...

RCC Council Meetings

Monday, October 02, 2017 9:00 PM - Monday, December 04, 2017 10:30 PM PST

RCC Red Room

Every Monday, come meet with the RCC Council, the colleges student government. We have snacks and get to talk about important issues that impact our community. Paid and volunteer leadership positio...

"How do you hope to grow throughout this next year?"

Wednesday, October 04, 2017 6:00 PM - Sunday, October 15, 2017 2:09 PM PDT

DL Third Floor

This is going to a passive program used to encourage the residents to set personal and educational goals for themselves. I plan to hang a poster with this question, and leave markers for them to fi...

RCC T-Shirt Design Contest

Monday, October 09, 2017 8:00 AM - Monday, October 16, 2017 1:00 PM PDT

RCC

Submit designs by Monday, 10/16, 1:00pm to carsonsl@ucsc.edu Winning design will be voted on by RCC student leaders and professional staff and announced at the Spirit Week finale. Incentives:...

Spirit Week Selfie Spot of the Day

Monday, October 16, 2017 10:00 AM - Friday, October 20, 2017 6:45 PM PDT

Rachel Carson College

A passive event for Spirit Week. Residents can find a specific RCC spot chosen for each day, take a selfie at the location, and share it with the RCC Instagram page to earn their quad points.

Spirit Week Staff Selfies

Monday, October 16, 2017 10:00 AM - Friday, October 20, 2017 6:45 PM PDT

Rachel Carson College

A passive event for Spirit Week. Residents can find a specific staff member chosen for each day, take a selfie with them, and share it with the RCC Instagram page to earn their quad points.

Dad's Fridge

Saturday, October 21, 2017 6:00 PM - Friday, December 15, 2017 12:00 PM PST

BL 3rd floor

I am cutting a big refrigerator out of paper and posting it on my floor. I want my residents to post art, good grades, and anything positive throughout the year on the fridge. I want it to be like ...

Its CRUNCH time!

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 8:15 PM - Friday, December 15, 2017 5:17 PM PST

CG entrance area

With school being back in full swing, many of us are starting to feel the pressure to do well in classes build up. It is important to know yourself and how to destress a mist this stressful midterm...

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Monterey Bay Aquarium

Saturday, November 18, 2017 9:30 AM - Wednesday, October 18, 2017 4:00 PM PDT

Monterey Bay Aquarium

We will be meeting in between CL & DL at 9:30am then depart at 10:00am. We will walk our residents into the aquarium and give them around 3 1/2 hours to explore the aquarium and learn about sea lif...