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RamEvents Calendar

RamEvents is excited to continue serving the CSU community, providing diverse and affordable events that both entertain and enrich the CSU experience. Below you will find a list of our events with details and links.  Check back often as we will add to the list throughout the semester.

Missed an event you were interested in? When possible, we will be providing a recording of events.  Find the event you were interested in below to see if there is a recording available.

ASL interpreters will be available at most events, please check the event details to confirm. For reasonable accommodations at any event, contact RamEvents at (970) 491-2727 or email crubio@colostate.edu at least three days prior to the event.

9.8.22 Battle of the Bands

Event Description: In collaboration, KCSU and RamEvents will be hosting Battle of the Bands! Four CSU student bands will perform and compete to win a cash prize and a spot to perform during FoCoMX.  The winning band will be selected by event participants through an electronic voting system.

Date: Thursday, September 8, 2022

Time: 3:00 p.m.

Location: LSC Sutherland Gardens

Event Collaborators: KCSU

9.15.22 Latinx/e Heritage Month Kickoff ft. DJ Von Kiss

Event Description: El Centro and RamEvents will be kicking off Latinx/e Heritage Month by bringing in DJ Von Kiss. She is a phenomenal DJ/Producer based out of Southern California. Growing up in San Francisco with a music/dance loving Mom, she was exposed to various musical genres such as Freestyle, Booty Bass, House, Hip Hop, Funk, Oldies, Banda, Cumbias… to name a few. For complete event detail, visit: elcentro.colostate.edu

Date: Thursday, September 15, 2022

Time: 5:30 p.m.

Location: LSC Sutherland Gardens

Event Collaborators: El Centro, Women & Gender Advocacy Center

9.20.22 Latinx/e Heritage Month Keynote ft. Julissa Arce

Event Description: In collaboration with El Centro and WGAC, this year our LHM Keynote speaker is Julissa Arce: writer, activist and social changemaker. Author of You Sound Like a White Girl: The Case for Rejecting Assimilation, her newest book.

Date: Thursday, September 20, 2022

Time: 5:30 p.m.

Location: Canvas Stadium (Stadium Club) 4th Floor 

Virtual Location: https://zoom.us/j/91775048779

Event Collaborators: El Centro Women & Gender Advocacy Center

9.25.22 Rice Bowl

Event Description: In collaboration with the Asian Pacific American Cultural Center, RamEvents

will be hosting an evening of food, fun, and bowling at Chipper’s Lanes on Horsetooth.

Food and drinks are provided, as well as, 2 hours of unlimited bowling. CSU students, faculty, staff, and community members are welcome to attend. Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. Sign up to participate by clicking the following link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfbZi22vUnhQnJltGnT7yMxWw8eoCnKPjECRJWucSPrrtfQiQ/viewform

Date: Sunday, September 25, 2022

Time: 5:00 p.m.

Location: Chipper’s Lanes; Horsetooth

Event Collaborators: Asian Pacific American Cultural Center  

10.3.22 University Picture Day

Event Description: A professional photographer will be available in the LSC to take headshots for students to utilize on professional platforms or just for fun!

Date: Monday, October 3, 2022

Time: 11a.m.-2p.m.

Location: LSC 310

10.4.22 University Picture Day

Event Description: A professional photographer will be available in the LSC to take headshots for students to utilize on professional platforms or just for fun!

Date: Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Time: 11a.m.-2p.m.

Location: LSC 134

10.5.22 Borderlands ft. Sonia Guiñansaca

Event Description: The Lantinx/e Borderlands Speaker is an intentional

collaboration between the Pride Resource Center, El Centro and Ram Events to honor the overlap of Latinx Heritage Month and LGBTQIA+ History Month. The Borderlands Speaker seeks to honor the intersectional experiences, stories and contributions of the Queer Laxinx community. Guiñansaca’s activism and the importance of prioritizing joy in the lives of

Queer Trans People of Color across the country.

Date: Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Time: 5:30 p.m.

Location: LSC Ballroom D

Event Collaborators: El Centro & Pride Resource Center  

10.5.22 University Picture Day

Event Description: A professional photographer will be available in the LSC to take headshots for students to utilize on professional platforms or just for fun!

Date: Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Time: 11a.m.-2p.m.

Location: LSC 134

Virtual Platform:https://youtu.be/dnqk_mX3I-g

10.6.22 Disability Awareness Month Workshop ft. Carson Tueller

Event Description: Join us for a workshop featuring Carson Tueller. Carson Tueller is a speaker, presenter, and personal development coach. He is committed to empowering individuals and teams in reaching their fullest potential in their careers and personal lives. Through his speaking, writing and coaching, he reliably leaves people present to their own value and greatness, and gives them a new view of what is possible for themselves and their lives.

Date: Thursday, October 6, 2022

Time: 12:00 p.m.

Location: LSC 308-310

Event Collaborators: Student Disability Center

10.6.22 Disability Awareness Month Keynote ft. Carson Tueller

Event Description: Carson Tueller is a speaker, presenter, and personal development coach. He is committed to empowering individuals and teams in reaching their fullest potential in their careers and personal lives. Through his speaking, writing and coaching, he reliably leaves people present to their own value and greatness, and gives them a new view of what is possible for themselves and their lives.

Date: Thursday, October 6, 2022

Time: 5:30 p.m.

Location: LSC Ballroom A

Video Recording: https://youtu.be/lzX2j2OXPk0

Event Collaborators: Student Disability Center

10.6.22 University Picture Day

Event Description: A professional photographer will be available in the LSC to take headshots for students to utilize on professional platforms or just for fun!

Date: Thursday, October 6, 2022

Time: 11a.m.-2p.m.

Location: LSC 134

10.10.22 & 10.11.22 Indigenous Peoples Day & National Coming Out Day Tabling

Event Description: Join the Pride Resource Center, the Native American Cultural Center, KCSU, and RamEvents on the LSC Plaza to celebrate and raise awareness for Indigenous Peoples Day and National Coming Out Day! There will be music, a photo opportunity, and free food.

Date: Monday, October 10, 2022 & Tuesday, October 11, 2022

Time: 10a.m.-2p.m.

Location: LSC Plaza

10.10.22 Indigenous Peoples Day Keynote ft. Beth Wright

Event Description: The Indigenous People’s Day Keynote will highlight the importance of the Indian Child Welfare Act and it’s relation to tribal sovereignty. Beth Wright will share her personal experience and road to practicing tribal federal law.

Date: Monday, October 10, 2022

Time: 6:00 p.m.

Location: LSC Longs Peak

Video Recording: https://youtu.be/3vPgbK4tfNQ

Event Collaborators: Native American Cultural Center  

10.12.22 Cocoa and Cram

Event Description: Stop by the RamEvents table on the LSC Plaza to get free hot drinks and a sweet treat.

Date: Wednesday, October 12, 2022

Time: 10:00a.m.-1:00p.m.

Location: LSC Plaza

10.17.22 Salsa Night One

Event Description: Join the Black/African American Cultural Center, El Centro, the Pride Resource Center, and RamEvents for two evenings of Salsa dance instruction and education from Lak’ech Dance Academy!

Date: Monday, October 17, 2022

Time: 6:00-8:00p.m.

Location: LSC Theater

Collaborators: Black/African American Cultural Center, El Centro, & Pride Resource Center

10.18.22 Salsa Night Two

Event Description: Join the Black/African American Cultural Center, El Centro, the Pride Resource Center, and RamEvents for two evenings of Salsa dance instruction and education from Lak’ech Dance Academy!

Date: Tuesday, October 18, 2022

Time: 6:00-8:00p.m.

Location: LSC Theater

Collaborators: Black/African American Cultural Center, El Centro, & Pride Resource Center

10.20.22 Spooky Movie Night; Hocus Pocus

Event Description: Join RamEvents in the LSC Theatre for a free showing of Hocus Pocus – snacks, drinks, and fall vibes provided!

Date: Thursday, October 20, 2022

Time: 7:00-10:00p.m.

Location: LSC Theater

 

10.25.22 The Category Is... Ballroom Culture & Dance Night One

Event Description: Join the Black/African American Cultural Center, El Centro, the Pride Resource Center, and RamEvents for two evenings of  Ballroom  dance instruction and education from Torie Balmain and Calypso Jete Balmain.

Date: Tuesday, October 25, 2022

Time: 6:00-8:00p.m.

Location: Stadium 1204

Collaborators: Black/African American Cultural Center, El Centro, & Pride Resource Center

10.26.22 The Category Is... Ballroom Culture & Dance Night Two

Event Description: Join the Black/African American Cultural Center, El Centro, the Pride Resource Center, and RamEvents for two evenings of  Ballroom  dance instruction and education from Torie Balmain and Calypso Jete Balmain.

Date: Tuesday, October 25, 2022

Time: 6:00-8:00p.m.

Location: Stadium 1204

Collaborators: Black/African American Cultural Center, El Centro, & Pride Resource Center

11.5.22 AISES Powwow

Event Description: In an effort to increase awareness of Native cultures at CSU, the American Indian Science and Engineering Society, the Native American Cultural Center, the Associated Students of CSU and RamEvents will sponsor the CSU Powwow. Community members and students are welcome to attend this free event.

Time: 10:00 a.m.

Location: LSC Grand Ballrooms

Event Collaborators: The American Indian Science and Engineering Society, the Native American Cultural Center, and the Associated Students of CSU

11.8.22 Rams Against Hunger Concert

Event Description: In collaboration, Rams Against Hunger and RamEvents will be hosting a concert with two Colorado based bands, 2MX2 and Sunrise Daydream. There will be free tote bags in information about the different resources related to food security at CSU, come join us!

Date: Tuesday, November 8, 2022

Time: 3:00 p.m.

Location: LSC Sutherland Gardens

Rain Location: LSC Theater

Event Collaborators: Rams Against Hunger

11.10.22 Native American Heritage Month Keynote ft. D’Pharaoh Woon-A-Tai

Event Description: We are excited to host D’Pharaoh Woon-A-Tai from FX’s Reservation Dogs for a fireside chat and screening. Please join us on November 10th for this exciting event! No reservations or tickets are required ahead of time. Seating will be limited.

Date: Thursday, November 10, 2022

Time: 6:00 p.m.

Location: LSC Theater

Event Collaborators: Native American Cultural Center

11.16.22 Grad Student Showcase ft. Nalini Nadkarni

Event Description: Join us for Dr. Nalini Nadkarni keynote address for the Graduate Student Showcase. Dr. Nadkarni’s talk is titled Tapestry Thinking: Weaving Approaches of Academia to Address Society’s Challenges and is open to all students, faculty, and staff at CSU.

Date: Wednesday, November 16, 2022

Time: 4:00 p.m.

Location: LSC Theater

Event Collaborators: CSU Graduate School

11.30.22 Winter Movie Night; Happy Feet

Event Description: Join RamEvents in the LSC Theatre for a free showing of Happy Feet – snacks, drinks, and winter vibes provided!

Date: Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Time: 7:00-10:00p.m.

Location: LSC Theater

Spring 2022 Events

2.3.22 Blast From the Past

RamEvents will be hosting a ‘Blast From the Past’ evening in the LSC Ramskeller. Join us for a night of throwback ’80s-’90s hip-hop and R&B music with featuring DJ Tawanda. There will be free non-alcoholic drinks and pizza provided from the Ramskeller. 

Date: Thursday, February 3, 2022

Time: 5:00p.m. MST

Location: Lory Student Center, Ramskeller 

2.10.22 Black History Month Keynote: Sybrina Fulton

Sybrina Fulton has become an inspiring spokesperson for parents and
concerned citizens across the country. Reconnect with Fulton after her
2015 visit and reflect on how the world has changed since then with a moderated conversation.

Food and seating will be available in LSC Ballrooms D/C for those who can join person. Virtually, you can join the celebration here at this Zoom Webinar.

Date: Thursday, February 10, 2022

Time: 6:00p.m. MST

Virtual Platform: Zoom Webinar

In-Person Viewing Location: LSC Ballroom D/C

Event Collaborators: Black/African American Cultural Center

This event will be  recorded for members of the campus community and will be posted.  The event will be available here after the program.  Please note, you will be required to log in using your eID to access this webpage.

2.21.22 Student Parent Week Keynote: Nicole Lynn Lewis

In collaboration with the Adult Learner and Veteran Services, the Black/African American Cultural Center, RamEvents will be hosting Nicole Lynn Lewis for a Keynote and Q&A.

Food and seating will be available in LSC Grey Rock Room (290) for those who can join person. Virtually, you can join here via  Zoom Webinar.

Date: Monday, February 21, 2022

Time: 12:00p.m.

Virtual Platform: Zoom (https://zoom.us/j/92123072661)

In-Person Viewing Location: LSC Grey Rock Room

Event Collaborators: Black/African American Cultural Center & Adult Learner and Veteran Services

This event will be recorded for members of the campus community and will be posted.  The event will be available here after the program.  Please note, you will be required to log in using your eID to access this webpage.

2.23.22 Cocoa and Cram

Join RamEvents for free snacks and beverages as we de-stress during the mid-term season! 

Date: Wednesday, February 23, 2022  

Time: 10:00a.m. MST

Location: LSC Flea Market

3.5.22 TEDxCSU: Retrace

TEDxCSU is an all-day event, with multiple speaker sessions and between those, an opportunity to check out innovative exhibitions, engage with speakers and discuss ideas worth spreading with hundreds of other TEDxCSU attendees.  Admission to TEDxCSU includes access to the speaker sessions and entrance into the Exhibit Hall,  with food, beverage, innovative exhibitions and a chance to engage in conversation with almost 500 other participants.

Tickets are $5 for students and $15 for the general public. They can be purchased by following the instructions at tedxcsu.com.

Date: Saturday, March 5, 2022

Time: 9:00a.m. MST

Location: LSC Theater and Grand Ballroom

3.8.22 Rise & Shine

Join RamEvents for free burritos, coffee, bagels and beverages during the mid-term season! 

Date: Tuesday, March 8, 2022  

Time: 8:30a.m. MST

Location: LSC Plaza

3.8.22 & 3.9.22 Bachata Nights

Learn about the history of Bachata, a type of social dance originating in the Dominican Republic. Join us for two free dance lessons instructed by Angelica and Jahaira of In Lak’ech Dance Academy!

In Lak’ech Dance Academy are committed to creating acceptance and inclusivity in the Afro Latin Dance community. In Lak’ech Dance Academy represents queer and trans visibility in the hopes to influence open mindedness, which in turn, will have a positive impact on the LGBTQ+ community as a whole. As an LGBTQ+ organization, In Lak’ech Dance Academy exists to advance the rights of historically marginalized communities. In Lak’ech Dance Academy wants to build a foundation that allows space to address the intersectional issues important to our students. This includes a dedication to centering and uplifting queer and trans Black voices and bodies.

Dates: Tuesday, March 8, 2022 & Wednesday, March 9, 2022

Time: 5:00p.m. MST

Location: LSC North Ballroom

Event Collaborators: Black/African American Cultural Center, the Pride Resource Center, and El Centro.

3.28.22 Doodles & Desserts

Join RamEvents and the Student Disability Center for painting and desserts in our semesterly, Doodles and Desserts collaboration event.

Date: Monday, March 28, 2022  

Time: 12:00p.m. MST

Location: TILT Room 104

Event Collaborators: Student Disability Center

3.29.22 Latinx/e Activism Week Keynote: Mónica Ramírez

Latinx/e Activism Week is a collaborative effort between El Centro and a variety of campus partners that commemorates the historical contributions of Cesar Chavez, Dolores Huerta and the farmworkers rights movements. Programming during this week seeks to honor our history while uplifting the contemporary Latinx/e activists, advocates and leaders who continue to contribute to advocacy for civil and worker’s rights in Colorado, Fort Collins and beyond. The hope is that CSU students and community members engaging in this programming can reflect and learn skills regarding different forms of advocacy and activism while building upon our historical legacies.

Mónica Ramírez is an attorney, author, and activist fighting for the rights of farmworkers, migrant women workers, and the Latine(x) community. She is the founder of Justice for Migrant Women and co-founder of Alianza Nacional de Campesinas, The Latinx House, and Poderistas.

Date: Tuesday, March 29, 2022

Times: 5:00p.m. MST for Dinner and 5:30p.m. MST for the Program

Livestream: Link (https://youtu.be/Gk5yUuHTQl0)

In-Person Viewing Location: LSC Ballroom A

Event Collaborators: El Centro, Campus Activities, SEED, and The Morgan Library.

This event will be recorded for members of the campus community and will be posted.  The event will be available here after the program.  Please note, you will be required to log in using your eID to access this webpage.

3.29.22 & 3.30.22 University Picture Day!

Need a new headshot? 📸 Join RamEvents for free professional photos. There is no dress code or sign-up. Come take advantage of this great opportunity!

Dates: Tuesday, March 29, 2022 & Wednesday, March 30, 2022

Times: 11:00a.m. MST on March 29, 10:00a.m. MST on March 30.

Location: LSC Room 228

3.31.22 Trans Day of Visibility

Join the Pride Resource Center and RamEvents as we host filmmaker, actress, and cultural worker Nava Mau, as seen on HBO’s Genera+ion. This event will feature a keynote, Q&A and a streaming of Nava’s short film.

Date: Thursday, March 31, 2022

Time: 6:00p.m. MST

In-Person Viewing Location: LSC Ballroom D

Event Collaborators: Pride Resource Center

This event will be  recorded for members of the campus community and will be posted.  The event will be available here after the program.  Please note, you will be required to log in using your eID to access this webpage.

4.3.22 APIDA Heritage Month Meow Wolf Trip

Join the Asian Pacific American Cultural Center and RamEvents as we kick off Asian Pacific Islander Desi American Heritage Month this year with a trip to Meow Wolf! A tour will be given by Eriko Tsogo, the artist behind the Mongovoo exhibit. Tickets and transportation will be provided. 

Date: Sunday, April 3, 2022

Time: 9:00a.m. MST departure from the Lory Student Center Transit/Engineering Parking Lot, 11:00a.m. MST tour of Meow Wolf

Event Collaborators: Asian Pacific American Cultural Center

4.5.22 APIDA Heritage Month Green Mask Workshop

Join the Asian Pacific American Cultural Center and RamEvents at our Green Mask Project Workshop led by Denver artist, Eriko Tsogo. The art created at this workshop will be displayed at the Asian Pacific American Cultural Center office for the rest of the semester! Participants will work closely with Eriko to create something truly special with recycled materials. Food will be provided during the workshop.

Date: Tuesday, April 5, 2022

Time: 3:00p.m. MST

Location: Lory Student Center North Ballroom

Event Collaborators: Asian Pacific American Cultural Center

Sign-Up: Workshop Sign-Up is Closed, please consider joining us in the APIDA Heritage Month Art Exhibition and Ramen Mixer.

4.7.22 APIDA Heritage Month Art Exhibition & Ramen Mixer

Join the Asian Pacific American Cultural Center and RamEvents for a revealing of masks created at the Green Mask Workshop as they are shared with the community, joined by the artist, Eriko Tsogo and the students that have created the masks. Ramen and games will follow the exhibition as the community celebrates in the presence of each other. Various dietary options will be available.

Date: Thursday, April 7, 2022

Time: 3:00p.m. MST

Location: Asian Pacific American Cultural Center – Lory Student Center Room 333

Event Collaborators: Asian Pacific American Cultural Center

4.7.22 Body Image Reflections

Join RamEvents for free burritos, coffee, bagels, beverages, and informational packets sourced from different campus partners on Body Image.

Date: Thursday, April 7, 2022  

Time: 10:00a.m. MST

Location: LSC Plaza

4.13.22 Grab'n'Grow Mental Health

Join RamEvents and center your mental health with free goodie bags with candy, stress relief toys, drinks, and succulents!

Date: Wednesday, April 13, 2022  

Time: 10:00a.m. MST

Location: LSC Plaza

4.14.22 Indigeneity and Hawaiian Activism ft. Kapulei Flores

Join the Native American Cultural Center, the Asian Pacific American Cultural Center and RamEvents as we host Kapulei Flores, a Kanaka Maoli (Native Hawaiian) from the Moku ʻo Keawe, also known as Hawaiʻi Island, photographer focused on capturing authentic moments and showing a perspective of Hawaiʻi through native eyes. 

Date: Thursday, April 14, 2022

Time: 5:30p.m. MST

In-Person Viewing Location: Lory Student Center Grey Rock

Virtual Platform: Zoom Webinar

Event Collaborators: Native American Cultural Center and the Asian Pacific American Cultural Center

This event will be  recorded for members of the campus community and will be posted.  The event will be available here after the program.  Please note, you will be required to log in using your eID to access this webpage.

4.16.22 CSU Drag Show

Join the Pride Resource Center, Housing & Dining Services, and RamEvents for the CSU Drag Show. Get connected and learn more about the drag community with voices and experiences performed through song. The CSU Drag Show will be hosted by Jessica L’Whor and Chocolat.

Date: Saturday, April 16, 2022

Doors Open: 5:10p.m. MST

Location: Lory Student Center Grand Ballroom

Event Collaborators: Pride Resource Center and Housing & Dining Services

4.21.22 APIDA Heritage Month Keynote: Chanel Miller

Join the Asian Pacific American Cultural Center and RamEvents as we host Chanel Miller, a writer and artist known for her critically acclaimed memoir, Know My Name.

Date: Thursday, April 21, 2022

Time: 6:00p.m. MST

In-Person Viewing Location: Asian Pacific American Cultural Center – Lory Student Center Room 333

Virtual Platform: Zoom Webinar

Event Collaborators: Asian Pacific American Cultural Center

This event will be  recorded for members of the campus community and will be posted.  The event will be available here after the program.  Please note, you will be required to log in using your eID to access this webpage.