Yellowjacket Weekend 2011

Welcome back! Come celebrate the beginning of the academic year with fun and exciting events including Activities Fair, The Daily Show and Friends, live music with Good Old War, a luau, fun foods, movies, giveaways, carnival games and rides, Athletic competitions, and more!



3pm-4:30pm: Fall Activities Fair

Dandelion Square (Rain site Goergen Field House)

Want to get involved on campus? Thinking about joining a student organization? Come to the Fall Activities Fair for information and demonstrations on over 200 student organizations. Sponsored by Wilson Commons Student Activities and Athletics & Recreation.   


4pm: Fill Fauver: Women's Soccer UR vs Medaille

Fauver Stadium

Co-Sponsored by the Student Association & Chi Omega


6:30pm, 9:15pm, 12am: Featured Film: Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides

Hoyt Auditorium

Tickets are $2.00 for UR undergrads with ID, $3.00 for all others, available at the Common Market in Wilson Commons and at the door. Sponsored by UR Cinema Group.


9:30pm - Midnight: ROC tkts Bowling Night at Bowl-A-Roll

Buses depart IT at 9pm and loop continuously till 12:30am

Tickets $5, available at the Common Market and includes 2 games of bowling, shoes, and bus. Socks Required! Discounted tickets brought to you by ROC tkts.


10pm: Friday Night Live Coffeehouse show featuring: The Lonely Ones

Starbucks (3rd Floor Wilson Commons)


Sponsored by UR Concerts.


10pm – 12am: The Hive Game Room Game Night

The Hive, 1st Floor Wilson Commons

The Hive Game Room Game Night, on the 1st floor of Wilson Commons. Features billiards, Pump It Up, Foosball, Wii, and fun arcade and board games. Free billiards starting at 10pm. Don’t forget to buy your Hive Card for only $5 and get free popcorn, arcade games, board games, darts, foosball, and discounted billiards all year! Sponsored by Wilson Commons Student Activities.




11am: Flower City Classic Tournament - Consolation Game

Women's Soccer


1pm: Flower City Classic Tournament - Championship Game

Women's Soccer


4pm – 8pm: Luau Carnival

Open only to UR students, faculty, staff with UR ID.


Wilson Commons Quad and Hirst Lounge

There will be carnival rides and games, a giant inflatable obstacle course, face painting, make-your-own leis, spin art Frisbees, a rock climbing wall, basketball toss, a DJ and live music by Good Old War, cotton candy, candy apples, fried dough, fried Oreo’s, Abbott’s Custard, and free Coke beverages. At 5pm have dinner at the Luau in Hirst Lounge in Wilson Commons. The menu includes Romaine Salad with Smoked Pepper Dressing, Papaya Slaw with Lime Jalapeno Vinaigrette, Corn on the Cob, "Long Rice" with Mango Confetti, Passion Fruit Glazed Tofu, Roasted Jerk Seasoned Chicken, Pulled Pork with Pinapple BBQ Sauce, Sweet Potato Cornbread with Coconut Whipped Cream, Lemonade, Fruit Punch and Water. Dinner tickets available on site... PRICE TBD. Sponsored by CAB, Sigma Phi Epsilon, Dining Services, UR Concerts, Gamma Phi Beta, Wilson Commons Student Activities, Blimpie, and Coke.


Get your FREE “Feel the Sting” class year shirts at the festival on Wilson Quad! Distribution begins at 4:30pm. Must show valid UR undergraduate I.D. One shirt per person. Quantities are limited. Shirts available while supplies last. Sponsored by Class Councils and Wilson Commons Student Activities.


7pm: Men's Soccer UR vs Fredonia

Fauver Stadium

Get your face painted and your "R" tattoo at the festival from Gamma Phi Beta then head out to the Fill Fauver event and cheer on the Men’s Soccer team as they take on Adrian in the Flower City Classic Tournament. Free prizes and give-a-ways. 

Sponsored by the D'Lions and the Student Association


7pm, 9:30pm, 12am : Featured Film: Bridesmaids


Hoyt Auditorium

Tickets are $2.00 for UR undergrads with ID, $3.00 for all others, available at the Common Market in Wilson Commons and at the door.Sponsored by UR Cinema Group.


9pm: Campus Activities Board presents The Daily Show and Friends.



Strong Auditorium

The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Emmy winning producer, Rory Albanese, gathers Friends, Acquaintances and Colleagues of The Daily Show to present their work at Comix. The show regularly features correspondents and writers from the Comedy Central program. The best news is: with a new line-up each time, there is something to please everyone.

Rory, a key part of The Daily Show for over eight years, is also an accomplished stand-up comedian. In the summer of 2006 he joined Lewis Black's Red White and Screwed tour performing with Lewis all over the country. Most recently Rory has been seen performing with Daily Show correspondent John Oliver as well as headlining his own shows at colleges throughout the North East. He has been featured on both VH1 and Spike TV.

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Sponsored by CAB


10:00pm – 2am: RADIANT RETURN: Party!


The Radiant Sisters of Omega Phi Beta Sorority Inc. are bringing in the school year with their annual Radiant Return, the hottest party of the semester! If you want to start the year off right then come out to CLC (on the Fraternity quad). Tickets are $5 before 12:17am and $6 after, available at the door. Sponsored by Omega Phi Beta Sorority



3pm: Delta Upsilon 3x3 Basketball Tournament

Craving some competition?  Cannot wait for intramural basketball?  Compete on the courts of Goergen for bragging rights to the best 3x3 team on campus.  The tournament starts at 3pm on September 4th in the Goergen Athletic Center.  Competition is open to undergraduate and graduate students.  Grab two friends and send an email to Kyle Coapman at if you are game.  Please include the three players' names and a team name.  


1pm - 8pm: Free Shopping Shuttles to Eastview Mall


Take advantage of all the Labor Day sales, shops, and restaurants at Eastview Mall. Buses depart IT at 1pm and 1:30pm and will loop between IT and Eastview on the half hour. Last bus departs the mall at 8pm. Sponsored by Wilson Commons Student Activities.


Yellowjacket Weekend is a College Community Weekend sponsored by Wilson Commons Student Activities, Campus Activities Board, UR Concerts, Athletics, Class Councils, ROC Tkts, UR Cinema Group, Delta Upsilon, Sigma Phi Epsilon, Omega Phi Beta, Gamma Phi Beta, Blimpie, & Coke.