Munger Graduate Residences (2023-2024) (Housing)

Locations 

Come Join the Munger Community by attending events hosted by our RA's! Feel free to select and attend as many events as you would like! 





Munger Media Room (basement)
RAs Zubaeer Akhtar, Jaynab Akhtar, and Yunus Alsomairi

Join RAs Zubaeer, Yunus, and Jaynab on Monday, March 4, 2024 to enjoy an episode of Planet Earth as we celebrate environmental wellness for the month of March! The event will start at 7:00 pm in the Munger Media Room. Refreshments will be provided, but we encourage residents to bring their own refillable water bottles for a more sustainable beverage option!


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Munger Fellow’s Lounge
RA's Zubaeer Akhtar and Yunus Alsomairi

Join RAs Zubaeer and Yunus on Wednesday, March 6, 2024 to enjoy a game night as we celebrate environmental wellness for the month of March! The event will start at 5:00 pm in the Munger Fellow’s Lounge. Refreshments and food will be provided, but we encourage residents to bring their own refillable water bottles for a more sustainable beverage option!

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Multipurpose Room Lower Level (right next to the elevator)
RA Xuesi Hua

Join us for an engaging and educational evening of fun and knowledge as we host a Sustainability Trivia Night. Test your knowledge on a wide range of sustainability topics, from renewable energy to eco-friendly lifestyle choices, and learn how you can make a positive impact on the planet. Refreshments and prizes will be provided.

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Munger Fellows Lounge
RA Julia Wicker

Come release some built-up tension. Write down your stressors and things you want to let go ofon a plate, then let it all out as you safely smash the plate on the ground. Experience the therapeutic freedom of shedding your worries.

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Munger Lower Level Media Room
RA's Raymond Asare, Maysa Hasbrouck, and Jaynab Akhtar

Relax and unwind with an Oscar’s Watch Party! Join us for some snacks and pizza, take guesses on which movies will win in which categories, and celebrate Hollywood's biggest night with fellow residents and RAs in the lower lobby media room!


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Munger Fellows Lounge
RA Katelyn Payne

Visualize your winter semester goals by making a vision board! Vision boards help support your goals by increasing self awareness and motivation to achieve your dreams. Craft supplies and snacks will be provided!

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Munger Fellows Lounge
RA Katelyn Payne

Join RA's Katelyn and Dylan for a stress relief craft night! We will be making Scratch Art and craft supplies will be provided! Cheese and pepperoni pizza will be served.

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Multipurpose Room (Lower Level)
Ra's Julia, Xuesi, and Zubaeer

Join us at our “Whats Your Hobby?” event, an enchanting event designed to lead you on a journey of self-discovery and the exploration of new hobbies, which include calligraphy, drawing, jewelry making, poetry, and pottery. This unique gathering invites individuals to embark on a delightful adventure, uncovering hidden talents and interests that lie dormant within.

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Munger Fellows Lounge
RA's Yunus Alsomairi and Michael Akpabey

Join RA’s Michael and Yunus in Munger’s Fellow’s Lounge for an enjoyable evening of pizza and an excellent opportunity to connect with your new Munger neighbors. This delightful event will be taking place on the 17th of August from 6:30 Pm to 7:30 PM. We can’t wait to see you there!

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Munger Fellows Lounge
RA's Yunus Alsomairi, Zaynab Akhtar, Dylan Johnson

Everyone is invited for a celebration of Munger’s summer birthdays with refreshments in the 8th floor Fellows Lounge – including a special raffle giveaway for those celebrating summer birthdays! If you would like to be entered into the birthday raffle before the event, please fill out the following google form: https://forms.gle/yEtxyD8LT5SS7oe39


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Multipurpose Room (Lower Level)
RA's Maysa Hasbrouck, Amber Garcia, and Chino Ekwueme

Munger Speed Friending Event: Munger Maysa Hasbrouck, Amber Garcia, and ChinoEkwueme are hosting a welcoming event in the form of a Speed Friending Event. The purpose of this event is to give students a platform to meet newresidents, have some food, and some fun. This event will be taking place downstairs in the Multipurpose Room in LL in Munger on August 24th, 2023 from 7 - 8:30 pm.

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1st Floor Lobby Area
RA Xuesi Hua and Michael Akpabey

Munger RAs Xuesi and Michael are hosting a welcome event for students who are interested in arts. We will meet at the 1st floor lounge at Munger first (come early to meet new friends and grab some snacks!!!) and walk to UMMA (University of Michigan Museum of Art) together to join their yearly Artscapade event! It will be an evening of live music, performances, dance, poetry, film, games, prize raffle, and a variety of art-making activities. Additionally, students will have the opportunity to become familiar with the Museum and everything it has to offer, as well as experience the wide array of possibilities for arts participation across campus. This will also be a great opportunity to meet new people! We ask participants to take photos of them participating in at least 4 activities during the event and submit them in the google form, and people who qualify will be put into a raffle to win a special prize!


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4th Floor Elevator Lobby
RA Amber Garcia

Back to school meet and greet event. Munger RA Amber Garcia is hosting a back to school meet and greet event for the residents of the 4th floor! The purpose of this event is to meet the residents of the 4th floor and give them the opportunity to chat with their RA and feel more comfortable when asking questions in the future. Donuts, vegan cookies and stickers provided. This event will be taking place on the 4th floor elevator lobby on August 27th, 2023 from 6-7pm. “Donut” miss your chance to build community!!!

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Munger Fellows Lounge
RA's Julia, Jessica and Joseph

Indulge in a night of "Puzzles and Pastries" Solve brain-teasers while enjoying delicious treats. Fun guaranteed!

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Munger Media Room Lower Level
RA's Jessica, Chino, and Michael

Come join us to watch Man United vs Arsenal Soccer Game while enjoying some good food and hanging with other munger residents.

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5th Floor Elevator Lobby
RA's Dylan Johnson and Katelyn Payne

This event is an opportunity for the 5th floor RAs, Dylan and Katelyn, to meet their residents and make them feel welcome to Munger and the start of the semester. We’ll be located outside the elevator so we can give people snacks and introduce ourselves as they head back in from classes.


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Munger Fellows Lounge (indoor & outdoor)
RA's Maysa Hasbrouck, Julia Wicker, and Joseph Mendoza Martinez

Pregame with the Munger community before the BIG GAME on September 9th from 11 am to noon! 

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Munger Fellows Lounge
RA's Amber Garcia, Xuesi Hua, and Julia Wicker

GRA: Door tag making event. Munger RA’s Amber Garcia, Xuesi Hua, and Julia Wicker are hosting an event where residents can personalize a door tag for their rooms!! The purpose of this event is to build community and allow residents to personalize their space to make it feel more like home! Door tags, command strips, and snacks will be provided! This event will be taking place in the 8th floor Fellows Lounge on September 10th 7-8pm.

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7th Floor Elevator Bay
RA's Zaynab Akhtar and Yunus Alsomairi

Stop by RA Zaynab and Yunus’s table in the 7th floor hallway to say hello, grab some snacks, and get to know your RAs better! Zaynab is the RA for the 7010-7070 side, and Yunus is the RA for the 7100-7170 side of the hallway.


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Munger Fellows Lounge
RA's Joseph Mendoza Martinez, Jessica Valencia, and Maysa Hasbrouck

Come hang out with your colleagues, new friends, and Graduate RA’s in a social evening celebrating latin culture! Join us on Thursday, September 21st @ 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM for some Lotería (a traditional game of chance, similar to bingo), a playlist of latin hits, and some inspired foods. Make sure to bring a friend (or two) and get your taste buds ready!

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Munger Media Room Lower Level
RA's Zubaeer Akhtar and Yunus Alsomairi

Join RAs Zubaeer and Yunus , for a relaxing September evening Munger Multimedia room. Stop by the Munger Media room in the basement to have some Pizza and drinks, enjoy an episode of Planet Earth, and meet new people. Please register on sessions.

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Multipurpose Room lower level
RA's Xuesi, Zubaeer, and Ray

The Division of Public Safety and Security (DPSS) offers a free property registration program to members of the campus community. DPSS will come to Munger, register your electronics / bikes / personal belongings for you, and help protect / recover your property from theft! Free U-locks will be given out to anyone who registered their bikes! Pizza will be provided!

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Munger Fellows Lounge
Michael Akpabey

Join RA Michael in Munger’s Fellow’s Lounge for an enjoyable evening of pizza and an excellent opportunity to connect with your new Munger neighbors. This delightful event will be taking place on the 28th of September from 5:30 Pm to 6:30 PM. We can’t wait to see you there!

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Munger Fellows Lounge
RA's Julia & Maysa

Embrace the enchanting spirit of Fall at our Donut Daze & Carmel Haze Gathering! Join us for an evening of warmth, camaraderie, and delectable treats as we celebrate the beauty of the season!

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Munger Fellows Lounge
RA Joseph Mendoza Martinez

Join the Rackham Graduate School, Munger RA's Joseph & Jessica, for an evening of creativity at our Halloween-themed Paint Night! On Friday, October 6th at 7:00 PM, embrace your inner artist and paint with local artist and STAMPS alumni, Diana Galicia Heredia as we gather to get in the Halloween spirit. Enjoy a selection of mocktails and delectable treats while you craft your masterpiece!"


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Munger Lower Level Media Room
RA's Raymond Asare, Yunus Alsomairi, and Zaynab Akhtar

Get in the spirit of Halloween with us as we watch Maleficent: Mistress of Evil in the Lower Lobby Media room! Snacks provided.


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Munger Fellows Lounge
RA's Yunus Alsomairi, Zubaeer Akhtar and Joseph Mendoza

JOIN MUNGER RA’S Zubaeer, Yunus, and Joseph FOR A NIGHT OF FUN, BOARD GAMES, FOOD AND COMPANY N THE 8TH FLOOR IN THE FELLOW’S LOUNGE AND CONNECT WITH FELLOW MUNGER RESIDENTS.

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Munger Multipurpose Room (G120)
Katelyn Payne

Join Munger RA Katelyn for an Elevator Pitch writing workshop! We will walk through the elements of an elevator pitch and how to professionally answer the question: “Can you tell me about yourself?” We will also review some interviewing and networking tips for career development and the job recruiting season. This event will take place in the Lower Lobby Multipurpose Classroom. Donuts and fruit will be provided!

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Munger Lobby, Then walk to Angell Hall Observatory
RA's Xuesi Hua, Jaynab Akhtar and Zubaeer Akhtar

Join RAs Xuesi and Zaynab for an evening of stargazing on Friday, October 27, beginning at 8:30 pm. We will meet in the Munger lobby, and then walk over to the Angell Hall Observatory for a presentation on astronomy and the chance to use and look through the observatory’s telescopes! Typically planets, the moon, and constellations are visible.

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Fellows Lounge, 8th Floor Munger
RA's Katelyn and Xuesi

We are excited to announce our Munger door decorating contest with a Halloween or fall theme. Join us to pick up decorating materials, meet fellow Munger residents, and then unleash your creativity by decorating either the inside of your suite door or your own room door. Do not forget to submit a photo of your final decoration via the provided Google form. The best decoration, as determined by votes, will win a Blue Bucks gift card! It is a fantastic opportunity to get into the Halloween or fall spirit while connecting with your Munger neighbors.

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Munger Fellows Lounge
RA's Raymond Asare, Zaynab Akhtar, and Dylan Johnson

Everyone is invited for a celebration of Munger’s autumn birthdays with refreshments in the 8th floor Fellows Lounge – including a special raffle giveaway for those celebrating autumn birthdays!

If you would like to be entered into the birthday raffle before the event, please fill out the following google form: https://forms.gle/yEtxyD8LT5SS7oe39


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Munger Fellows Lounge
RA Amber Garcia, Michael Akpabey, and Joseph Mendoza Martinez

Pregame with us before the BIG GAME on November 18th from 11am to 12pm!

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Fellows Lounge, 8th Floor Munger
RA Maysa Hasbrouck

Join us on November 19th from 4-5pm for 'Emotions and Communicating Them,' a relaxed and engaging event designed to hone your skills in exploring and expressing your emotions effectively. Come to eat food, engage in fake fights, and leave with a deeper understanding of how to navigate both personal and professional interactions with confidence and grace!

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Munger Lower Level Media Room
RA's Yunus Alsomairi and Zubaeer Akhtar

Join us for a cozy and entertaining movie night with your fellow dorm residents! We'll dim the lights, set up a big screen, and provide comfy seating as you enjoy a cinematic experience. And don’t forget that we provide foods that will make this night as enjoyable as possible!

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Fellows Lounge, 8th Floor Munger
RA's Michael Akpabey and Julia Wicker

Join us for an evening of delicious food, gratitude, and laughter as we celebrate the joy of friendship at our friendsgiving feast!

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Munger Community Center (8th floor)
RA's Jaynab Akhtar and Yunus Alsomairi

Getting good, restful sleep is an important part of every graduate student’s life, especially when living in shared spaces. RAs Zaynab and Yunus have partnered with University Health Services (UHS) and Wolverine Wellness to give away free sleep kits to support good sleep! Each kit contains an eye mask, earplugs, and information and advice on getting sleep. Stop by the Munger Community Center on Tuesday, November 21 from 6:00 to 7:00 pm to grab a sleep kit (available on a first-come, first-served basis) and enjoy refreshments. We hope to see you there!


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Munger Lobby Front Table
RA Katelyn Payne

Join RA Katelyn for some donuts on November 28 from 10-11am. Stop by the MungerLobby on your way to class for a sweet treat to get you through your next study session, and meet some fellow Munger residents!

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Munger Fellows Lounge
RA's Jessica Valencia and Joseph Mendoza

Munger RA’s Jessica and Joseph will be hosting this year's Autumn Pumpkin Painting event! Come have some fall snacks, and paint with us! This event will be taking place in the 8th floor fellows lounge in Munger on November 30th from 7-9pm.

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Multipurpose Room (Lower Level)
RA's Julia, Chino, and Maysa

Come join us for a winter celebration! Explore your creative side with cookie decoration and hot chocolate while watching a movie!

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Fellows Lounge, 8th Floor Munger
RA Xuesi Hua

Join us for a soothing event designed to help our residents relax and recharge as they prepare for their final exams. Take a break from the stress of finals, grab your favorite mug, and unwind with a warm cup of cocoa and some artistic expression with coloring sheets. To make this event environmentally friendly, we kindly request that you bring your own mugs or cups. By doing so, you not only contribute to reducing waste but also make your cocoa experience uniquely yours.

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Multipurpose Room (Lower Level)
RA's Yunus Alsomairi and Zubaeer Akhtar

Join us to a session of connections and socializing with fellow residents to relax before the storm of the finals and the Winter break slowness and enjoy some food, drinks and snacks and music of your choice.

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Munger Fellow’s Lounge
RA Katelyn Payne

Join us for a holiday-themed craft night in the Munger Fellow’s Lounge on December 8 at 4pm. Participants will get a free mini holiday stocking to decorate, hang out with fellow Munger residents, and snack on some cookies!

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Munger Fellows Lounge
RA's Joseph Mendoza Martinez, Jessica Valencia Alvarado, and Michael Akpabey

Celebrate the winter holidays immersed in Latin culture with us on Friday, December 15th, at 6:00 PM! Meet new people, bring your friends, and join in the excitement of Lotería (Latin bingo), Papel Picado (confetti design-making), and Latin-inspired foods!

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Mungers Fellow Lounge
RA's Dylan Johnson, Katelyn Payne, and Zubaeer Akhtar

This will be a Back to School board game night in the fellows lounge to welcome back residents. We will use the board games at the community center as well as encourage people to bring their own. We plan to have pizza to incentivize people to come and socialize.

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Munger Fifth Floor
RA's Katelyn Payne and Dylan Johnson

Join Katelyn and Dylan for some hot chocolate and cookies in the 5th floor hallway on January 10 from 7-8pm. Meet other 5th floor residents and learn more about living in Munger!

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Fellows Lounge
RA's Amber and Zubaeer

Join 4th-floor RA’s Amber Garcia and Zubaeer Akhtar to kick off the Winter Semester with light snacks and games! 4th-floor residents can use this time to meet their RAs and their 4th-floor neighbors!

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Munger Fellows Lounge
RA's Maysa, Jessica, and Joseph

Join us for an exciting evening of making new connections and fostering friendships! Munger RA's Jessica, Maysa, and Joseph cordially invite you to a Speed Friending Event on January 13 from 4-5:30pm. Our goal is to create an inclusive space for residents to mingle, engage in light conversations, and form new bonds. Featuring some tunes, and good food. The main highlight? Speed friending rounds designed to encourage meaningful interactions in short, fun bursts! Don't miss out on this fantastic chance to meet fellow residents and kickstart your semester with new friendships!

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Munger Fellows Lounge
RA's Julia, Xuesi, and Maysa

Join us and Indulge in a night of guilt-free pleasure at our Mocktail Hour!

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7th floor Hallway
RA's Zaynab Akhtar, and Yunus Alsomairi

7th floor RAs Yunus and Zaynab will be welcoming new and returning residents to their floor on Tuesday, January 16, 2023. Stop by from 6:00-7:00 pm to say hi and enjoy some refreshments. We will be stationed in front of the 7th floor elevators!


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Multipurpose Room
RA's Julia, Chino, and Michael

Sing your heart out at Karaoke Night! Join us for a night of music, laughter, and good vibes. Grab the mic, pick your favorite tunes, and share the spotlight with friends.

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Munger Fellow’s Lounge
Michael Akpabey

Embark on a journey of introspection and future aspirations with RA Michael in Munger’s Fellows Lounge. Mark your calendars for Saturday, January 20th, 2023, as we gather to weave together reflections of the year gone by and craft meaningful resolutions for the New Year. Join us at 11am to set the stage for a year of growth and fulfillment.

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Munger Fellows Lounge
RA's Raymond Asare, Zaynab Akhtar, and Yunus Alsomairi

Everyone is invited for a celebration of Munger’s winter birthdays with refreshments in the 8th floor Fellows Lounge – including a special raffle giveaway for those celebrating winter birthdays!

If you would like to be entered into the birthday raffle before the event, please fill out the following google form: https://forms.gle/yEtxyD8LT5SS7oe39


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Munger Fellows Lounge
RA Katelyn Payne

Join RA Katelyn for a Valentine’s inspired craft night. Create a positivity or appreciation note to give to a roommate, classmate, peer, yourself or anyone who makes the world a brighter place! Cookies provided!

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Munger Lower Level Media Room
RA's Raymond Asare and Jaynab Akhtar

Celebrate music's biggest night with your fellow residents in the lower lobby media room!


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Munger Entrance: 1st Floor Lobby
RA Maysa Hasbrouck

Join us for the "Speedy Treat Station" event at the Munger Lobby on February 8th, from 4 to 5 pm! It's the perfect opportunity to make a quick stop and indulge in delightful

treats. Whether you're on the go or looking for a brief indulgence, the Speedy Treat Station promises to add a touch of sweetness to your day. Treat yourself!!

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Fellows Lounge
RA Maysa Hasbrouck

Join us for the ultimate Late-Night Study Station, the 'Brain Fuel Bar,' in the Fellow’s Lounge on February 8th, from 9 pm to 10pm! Elevate your study experience with a curated selection of brain-boosting snacks and beverages. We promise to enhance concentration and keep your mind sharp as you tackle your late-night studies. Indulge in the perfect blend of focus and flavor.

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Multipurpose Room (Lower Level)
RA's Julia & Xuesi

Sing your heart out at Karaoke Night, where love is in the air! Join us for a special Valentine's Day edition filled with romantic tunes, laughter, and good vibes. Grab the mic, choose your favorite love songs, and share the spotlight with friends as you celebrate the season of love through music.

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Munger MediaRoom G039
RA Michael

Get ready for a thrilling journey into the world of soccer excitement! Were delighted to invite you to our exclusive AFCON (African Cup of Nations) Viewing Event, where well come together to cheer for our favorite teams and celebrate the spirit of sportsmanship.

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Munger Lobby
RA Katelyn Payne

Stop by the Munger Lobby for a Valentine’s Day brunch and hangout! Donuts, muffins, and fruit will be provided!

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Multipurpose Room (basement)
RA's Yunus Alsomairi, Jaynab Akhtar and Xuesi Hua

Celebrate the Lunar New Year with us in a vibrant and culturally rich event featuring delectable cuisine and festive activities to usher in prosperity and good fortune for the year ahead.

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Fellows Lounge, 8th Floor Munger
RA's Julia Wicker & Zubaeer

Join us at Bino Night, where laughter, entertainment, and fun take center stage!

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Munger Fellows Lounge
RA's Dylan Johnson, Amber Garcia, and Zubaeer Akhtar

This will be an origami night where residents can learn to fold origami off instructions and enjoy some pizza while doing it.

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Multipurpose Room (Lower Level)
RA's Joseph Mendoza Martinez and Jessica Valencia

Munger RA’s Joseph & Jessica are hosting a 2000s-themed Valentine's photoshoot! The purpose of this event is to meet new residents, build relationships, and make

lasting photo memories. The event will be taking place in the Lower Lobby Multipurpose Room on Friday, February 23 at 6 PM.

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3rd Floor
RA's Michael Akpabey and Chino Ekwueme

Join RA’s Chino and Michael on the 3rd floor to connect with your 3rd Floor RAs and Residents. Mark your calendars for this event designed to bring our community closer than ever! There will be your favorite cookies and veggie snacks as well!

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