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Texas Tech Welcome Back Week Activities

Texas Tech University is hosting a number of activities to welcome students back to Texas Tech. The fun begins Monday, August 25th, and continues through Wednesday, September 3rd.

The following is a list of the activities.

Monday, August 25 -Dive In Movie at 9 p.m.

Come enjoy the TTU rec center pool. Bring a floatie and friends and watch "Lake Placid," while you float in the pool.

Tuesday, August 26 -Free Food Fest and TTU Game Show at 6 p.m.

Winners in the University Daily Reader's Choice awards will hand out their best samples. Enjoy the free food while playing a TTU and pop culture trivia game show featuring the wheel of fun. The winner will receive $250 on their Tech Express. This is at the English-Philosophy Education Complex.

Wednesday, August 27 -Ice Cream Social at 7:30 p.m.

Get to know your neighbors while snacking on free ice cream. Just drop by The Market at Stangel/Murdough.

Thursday, August 28 -Step Show at 8 p.m.

Step Afrika!, an explosive percussive dance ensemble will entertain crowds at the Allen Theater, located in the Student Union Building. The show is free and gets underway at 8 p.m.

Friday, August 29 -Transfer Student Welcome Reception at 4 p.m.

Transfer students go to the Knapp Residence Hall formal lounge to meet other students and learn more about Texas Tech.

Friday, August 29 -Spirit Rally and Casino Night at 7 p.m.

The fun begins with the spirit rally at the Frazier Alumni Pavilion at 7p.m. Raider Red, the Masked Rider and spirit squads will teach fans the fight song. Then enjoy casino night with the opportunity to win some Red Raider memorabilia. The event ends at 10 p.m.

Saturday, August 30 -Pre-Game Pizza Party at 3 p.m.

Go by the Frazier Alumni Pavilion to see what being a Red Raider is all about. There will be live music and food.

Saturday, August 30 -SMU Vs TTU Football

After the pizza party, head over to Jones Stadium for the first football game of the year.

Monday, September 1 -Relax at the Rec

The Rec Center will be open all day so that students can enjoy Labor Day with some relaxation. Lay by the pool, take a kick-boxing class or play basketball.

Wednesday, September 3 -Convocation at 5 p.m.

Hear from special guest speakers at the United Spirit Arena and then stay for a picnic at the Rec Fields.

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