WSU Geology Club presents Pet Rocks for Stressed Shocks on Wednesday, May 1st in RSC 264 from 1PM to 3PM

Are you stressed about finals? Do you need a friend to get you through these tough times? Look no further than Pet Rocks for Stressed Shocks. From 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, May 1 in 264 Rhatigan Student Center, the Geology Club will host an event where you can make your very own “emotional support rock” to help you get through finals.

This is a come-and-go event, free for all Wichita State students with their Shocker ID. All supplies and rocks are provided at no charge.

Wichita State University Shocker Gaming Club

Join Shocker Gaming Club (SGC) for a special end-of-the-school-year game night in honor of Star Wars from 6 to 10 p.m. Thursday, May 2 in the Heskett Center E-Sports Hub.

There will be food, VR games and a cosplay contest with prizes. SGC invites everyone to have a great time before finals roll in.

Join the Indigenous Student Collective as it mourns the loss of Cole Brings Plenty at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 26 at the Grace Memorial Chapel.

The organization’s thoughts and prayers are with his family and community. Candles will be provided for a candlelit moment of silence.

SVO Pancake Day When: 25 April from 8am-12pm Where: front steps of Grace Memorial Chapel

Come and get a plate of freshly made pancakes, brought to you by the Student Veterans Organization, from 8 a.m. to noon Thursday, April 25 in front of Grace Memorial Chapel, just north of the Rhatigan Student Center.

SVO Town Hall When: 25 April from 6pm-7:30pm Where: RSC Room 264

Members of, and students interested in, the Student Veterans Organization are invited to attend its monthly town hall from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 26 in 264 Rhatigan Student Center, Spencer Room.

The officers will talk about the organization, what it means to be a member as well as the opportunities and community it hopes to offer anyone who decides to sign up.

The meeting will be available online as well as in person and is open for anyone to attend, regardless of status as a military or veteran student.

The Japanese Culture Association will host its annual Japan Festival starting at 1 p.m. Friday, April 26 on the second floor of the Rhatigan Student Center.

Dance and traditional Samurai-style martial arts performances begin at 1 p.m. At 1:30 p.m., additional festivities will start and include student presentations, games, karaoke, arts, crafts, giveaways, Japanese food, flower arrangement, calligraphy, origami and much more.

Poster for Fiber Night on April 19th

Interested in learning how to knit while creating your own headband? The Threads Club is hosting Fiber Night at 6 p.m. Friday, April 19, where attendees can socialize with other fiber artists of all levels.

The event is available for the first 15 people who RSVP. Materials and refreshments will be provided for those who RSVP.

Wichita State University Shocker Gaming Club

The Shocker Gaming Club (SGC) is hosting a Street Fighter tournament from 5:30 to 10 p.m. Thursday, April 18 at the Heskett Center Esports Hub. Come try your luck and show off your fighting skills.

The entry fee is only $3 at the door and is first-come-first-served. Sign-ups are from 5:30 to 6 p.m. on the day of the tournament.

  • Warm-ups will run from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
  • The tournament starts at 6:30 p.m.
  • Bring your own PS5 controllers, provided controllers will be limited.

A full list of rules and information, as well as future events, can be found on the Shocker Gaming Club Discord server and on the SGC Instagram.

The Arab Student Association will host a game show-like event from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, April 20 in 141 Woolsey Hall.

Anyone who is interested in Arab culture is more than welcome to join. There will be eight teams of four competing on their knowledge of Arab culture, and the winners will receive prizes on top of raffles and catering from Bella Luna Cafe.

Join Students for Justice in Palestine from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, April 11 in 257 Rhatigan Student Center, Ashton/Bridges Room, to learn about Palestinian history and its people through a short lecture, interactive activities and displayed art and history.