Campus Life Events

Oct 29
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Nearly Naked Mile

5:30pm, Outdoor Basketball Courts

IU Kokomo students will have the opportunity to give those in need the clothes off their backs – figuratively speaking - during the fourth annual Nearly Naked Mile. The Nearly Naked Mile is a noncompetitive event in which students run or walk a 1-mile course through campus in bathing suits or costumes.  Entry fee is the donation of two new items of winter clothing or $10.  All donations will benefit the Kokomo Urban Outreach.  Come join in the fun!

Sponsored by the Student Athletic and Wellness Board

Nov 4
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First Home Basketball Game of the Season

7pm, Cougar Gym

Come out and cheer on both, the men and women’s basketball team at the Cougar Gym! This is the first season of IU Kokomo’s Women’s Basketball team so let’s cheer them on to a great year!

Nov 5
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John Rush the Human iPod

12:30pm, KC Commons

John Rush takes you on a musical journey like no other one-man show can. Singing and playing guitar/bass/harmonica/piano/saxophone/banjo/keyboard and percussion, John Rush plays his own original music and songs you know. With a set list that covers over 200 different bands, John Rush plays originals and/or covers depending upon what the audience requests. 

Sponsored by Student Union Board

Nov 10
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Larry Omaha, Comedian

12:30pm, KC Commons

Larry is a Native-American comedian who left his government investigator job to become a stand-up comic- and audiences are glad he did. He has been seen on the Showtime Comedy Special "Goin' Native” and “Comics Unleashed”. He also recently toured with Gabriel Iglesias!

Sponsored by Cougar Advocates for Diversity

Nov 11
Native Mascots: Offensive or Traditional Debate with Charli Champion-Shaw

3:30pm, Cole Room

Is it offensive to use Native American images as a sports mascots? Or is it just tradition?

Bring your thoughts and opinions to voice them at this debate with Charli Champion-Shaw,
IUPUI's Director of American Indian Programs. 

Nov 17 - 22
Homecoming Week


This year we will be celebrating our third annual Homecoming week! Stay on the look-out for different ways you can get involved with the campus spirit during this week!

Nov 20
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Campus Movie Night - Title TBA

7pm, Kresge Auditorium

It is time for our annual end of the semester movie night! Take a break from studying and come watch an awesome movie- that you help choose! Look out for the poll we will send you via text so you can vote for the movie that you would like to see! Text “IUKLife” to 71441 to opt-in.

Sponsored by Student Union Board

Nov 22
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Homecoming Basketball Game

1pm, Cougar Gym - Downtown Kokomo

IU Kokomo vs IU South Bend

Dec 8
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Cosmic Bowling

10pm - 12am, Kokomo Sport Bowl

Cosmic bowling is tenpins under black lights, set to a thumping beat. Come to the bowling alley for free bowling, food, and door prizes! Don’t forget to present an IU Kokomo ID.

Sponsored by Student Athletic and Wellness Board

Dec 10
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Espresso To Go

10am - 2pm, Alumni Hall

Get your coffee kick for free during finals week! Grab your latte, espresso, or hot chocolate, or try a new flavor from this mobile coffee house!

Sponsored by the Office of Student Activities