Last Wednesday, the College’s Union Board (CUB) finished out the “On Your Campus Virtual Tour,” a five-night series of online events headlined by popular artists and comedians. The celebrity headliners included Cheat Codes, an EDM trio; rapper Rico Nasty; alternative pop band The Aces; TV personality Jonathan Van Ness; and SNL star Chloe Fineman.
Students from the College were excited to send in questions and attend a virtual interview with Jonathan Van Ness on Wednesday, Oct. 28. Van Ness is known for his work on Netflix’s “Queer Eye,” and has also published several books. This interview marks the third event hosted by CUB as part of the organization’s “Fall 2020 On Your Campus Virtual Tour.”
The Aces held a virtual concert for students at the College, hosted by CUB, on Oct. 21. The Aces are an indie-pop band from Polva, Utah, composed of members Katie Henderson, McKenna Petty, Alisa Ramirez and Cristal Ramirez. They released their album “Under My Influence” this July, and they plan to tour for the album next spring.
Hip-hop artist Rico Nasty performed as a part of the College Union Board’s (CUB) “On Your Campus Virtual Tour” on Wednesday, Oct. 14, at 9 p.m. Rico Nasty blends a unique style of hip-hop with her self-described “sugar trap” genre. The show lasted about 45 minutes, followed by a brief Q&A session.
The College’s decision to have a remote fall semester has forced students and organizations across campus to stray from their usual routine and seek creative solutions to the problem of isolation. The College Union Board (CUB) is one organization that is working as diligently as ever to keep students engaged and connected to one another.
The stage was built, the tricolor lights were aglow and the speakers were set for CUB’s Alt’s final show of the semester. While the shows have branched out into rap and folk music recently, this week’s concert returned to its roots for one last time this fall.
In front of the tricolor glow of the stage lights, three bands took control of the semester’s first CUB Alt show, where they provided demanding performances for an intimate crowd who threw the energy right back at them.
Gabby Douglas, an American artistic gymnast, 2012 Olympic all-around champion and 2015 World all-around silver medalist, humbly shared her experiences and career successes with the College on March 12 in the Brower Student Center Room 100.
Ilana Glazer’s comedy show was a night full of comedic relief and jokes that covered everything from politics to sex and drugs. Her material had the Kendall Hall audience erupting with laughter. Glazer, who stars in the hit TV show “Broad City,” attracted both fans of the sitcom as well as comedy lovers
CUB’s 2018 Fall Lecture was filled with many “gorgeous moments,” courtesy of Jonathan Van Ness, the featured speaker. The bubbly and energetic grooming expert, who came to visit Kendall Hall Thursday, on Nov. 29, stars in Netflix’s Emmy-award winning series, “Queer Eye.”