Winter School Daze is coming

Campus Events Campus Life News

By Christian Hollis and Alexis Tucker, Editor in Chief and Managing Editor

School Daze is a fun-filled way to make connections with fellow students, student organizations, several Schoolcraft departments, and local businesses. Free activities, free samples, music, and more make School Daze a traditions that you don’t want to miss! (Image from The Connection Archives)
School Daze returns on Jan. 24 to 25 in the Lower Waterman of the VisTaTech Center. The event will feature over 30 clubs among them being Business Club, Math and Physics Club, Phi Theta Kappa, Project Playhem, Poke Pals and Table Top Club, as well as local businesses, campus student services and entertainment.

“Thirty-one clubs will have tables set up to promote their meetings and future events” said Todd Stowell, Director of Student Activities.

This event is particularly aimed at new students to get them more acquainted with the college and provide a friendly atmosphere to meet other students. Every attendee of the event should have something that strikes their fancy and are encouraged to peruse the various booths to find what they like and have fun.

Students dance in one of the many contests offered at School Daze. (Image from The Connection Archives)
Attendees should come out and enjoy in the festivities of School Daze. Besides the student clubs and organizations, many businesses that are there will have special deals, games, prizes or samples to entice students, and many school departments will also make an appearance.

The Navy, Marines, National Guard, Air Force, and Army will be set up in Conference Room E for students to come and ask questions.

A student sits for a caricature , always a popular attraction at School Daze. (Image from The Connection Archives)
There will be many options for food like Jimmy Johns and Noodles and Co., but there are always hot dogs that are 50 cents each and free snow cones. There are other features to the event as well.

Feeling a little tense? Get a free ten-minute chair massage from the Schoolcraft Massage Therapy students.

Find out what activities the different clubs on campus offer throughout the year and meet club members at School Daze. You may find something that interests you, and having an active college life is correlated with greater success in your education. (Image from The Connection Archives)
Don’t forget to get a caricature likeness of yourself drawn by a professional caricature artist. Along with all of that there will be a DJ that will provide nonstop beats from all your favorite artists.

This year’s event will also host the radio stations 98.7 AMP on Jan. 24 of School Daze and the country station WYCD on Jan. 25.

School Daze is the perfect event for old and new students alike. It gives students a great chance to meet people with similar interests, take part in campus life, have fun and to see all the opportunities that Schoolcraft has to offer, which students shouldn’t hesitate to take advantage of. Every year breathes a new life, and what better way to kick off the new semester than trying something new or being a part of something?

Any questions about the event can be answered in the Student Activities Office in the Lower Waterman/ VisTaTech Center or call 734-462-4422.