Weekly Meetings

Lobo Spirit's weekly meeting for Spring 2018 will be Mondays at 1pm!  They will take place in the Lobo Spirit office (SUB Room 1062).  We hope to see you there!

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ASUNM - Lobo Spirit

MSC 03 2210
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131

Physical Location:
Student Union Building
1062

Phone: (505) 277-0372

About Lobo Spirit

Lobo Spirit is the part of ASUNM that supports UNM school spirit. We hold events like Red Rally, Homecoming and Cherry and Silver Week.

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We encourage you to check out our new web site.  Please attend our events listed below, and get involved!  Don't forget to contact us with any questions or suggestions you have for us.

Ring Ceremony Spring 2018 Pictures - Click Here!

Events

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Friday Night Live!


Student Union Building

Join over 2,500 fellow students in the SUB for the 12th annual Friday Night Live! The entire building will be full of great events. This year there will be a Photo Booth, Casino Games, Henna Tattoos, Karaoke, Student Organizations, Lazer Tag, Lobo Sports Teams, a Dance, and Free Food every half hour!  To see a video on last year's Friday Night Live, click HERE!

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Class Crawl Campus Tour


Cornell Mall

Freshmen!  Come print out your class schedule and we'll help you find where your classes are on a campus tour.  Look for us outside on the Mall just north of the Student Union Building (north of Popejoy Hall) after the Freshman Convocation for a personalized campus tour!
Sponsored by the Student Activities Center, Dean of Students Office and Residence Life.

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Movie on the Field: Avengers Infinity War


Johnson Field

Never been to a drive-in movie? Here's your chance to get as close to that experience as possible! Bring a blanket, friends and we'll have the popcorn! Sponsored by ASUNM SSE & SWFC, UNM Greek Life, Student Activities Center, and the VP of Student Affairs.

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Welcome Back Days - UNM Departmental and Programs Day / President's Ice Cream Social


Duck Pond

Start the first day of school off right by stopping by the Duck Pond for the President Stokes' Ice Cream Social! President Stokes, and other campus administrators, will be on hand to give you your choice of vanilla, strawberry or chocolate!  Popsicles will be available too!  Visit the booths to get great information from campus departments, programs and colleges from 10am to 2pm.  Live entertainment from Stone Alibi will take place from Noon to 1pm.  The food is generously sponsored by the Office of the President.

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Welcome Back Days - Safety, Health and Wellness Day


Duck Pond

Enjoy free watermelon courtesy of the UNM Children's Campus from Noon until it is gone!  There will be booths from the Safety, Health, Wellness and Recreation departments on campus located at the Duck Pond. Great Live Music from Kira Holt (Singer Songwriter) Noon - 1 p.m. 

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Welcome Back Days - Campus Communities Day / Green Chile Stew


Duck Pond

Stop by the Duck Pond for information about all of the Cultural, Veteran, LGBTQ and Women's programs and departments at UNM. UNM's favorite free food tradition of Green Chile Stew will continue from Noon until it is gone.  UNM's food service provider, UNM Food, Chartwells and Nusenda, are the sponsors and provider of the free food today.  Cultural entertainment from Mariachi Nuevo Sonido will run from Noon - 1:00 pm by the Duck Pond. Look for UNM museums, student art displays and performing arts information as well.

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Welcome Back Days - North Campus Day


North Campus

HSC Courtyard between Fitz Hall and Nursing & Pharmacy Building

North campus will celebrate its Welcome Back Day in the Basic Medical Sciences Building plaza area in the Health Sciences Complex from 11:30 - 1:00 with great information booths!  Free Watermelon will be served from 11:30 until it is gone courtesy of the UNM Children's Campus.

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Welcome Back Days - Student Organization Day / Dion's Pizza


Duck Pond

Meet student leaders from around campus and learn how to get involved with the over 450 student organizations on campus.  Stop by the Welcome Back Days food tent for FREE DION'S PIZZA from Noon until it is gone.  The free pizza is sponsored by ASUNM Undergraduate Student Government and Dion's. Listen to great live music from Red Light Cameras at the Duck Pond from 12 - 1 p.m.

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Welcome Back Days - Campus Employment and Community Service / Donuts


Ortega Hall

Looking for a campus student job? Interested in helping out in the community? Stop by! University departments looking to hire students will be set up at an On-Campus Jobs Fair north of Ortega hall from 10 am - 2 pm. They will have information about their workstudy and student employment positions. Community organizations will be recruiting volunteers for their worth while events and causes. The Alumni Association will be serving free Donuts from 9:00 am until they are gone in the Welcome Back Days food tent. Enjoy more live music from Eugene from Noon - 1 pm.

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SOMOS



Downtown Albuquerque

SOMOSABQ is a city-wide festival that will showcase the very best Albuquerque has to offer, including world class entertainment, food vendors & local restaurants, craft brewing, arts and culture organizations, nonprofits, technology companies, and so much more.  For more information go to the SOMOS website: Here.  Here is a video from last year's SOMOS.

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Zozobra



Santa Fe - Fort Marcy Park

One of New Mexico’s most historic traditions, the Burning of Zozobra, aka Old Man Gloom, showcases the Original Burning Man, predating the Black Rock newcomer by 60 years. Will Shuster’s creation originated as a homely 6-foot effigy made to entertain friends and family, and over the decades has morphed into a towering 50-footer, one of the world’s tallest fully functioning marionettes. His bones of wood and wire shrouded in endless yards of muslin, Zozobra is stuffed with an absolute mountain of shredded paper. Tucked inside his enormous body are slips of paper inscribed with a year’s worth of gloomy thoughts and disappointments, destined to go up in smoke when he is set alight in a fiery extravaganza culminating in the city’s finest fireworks display. And general admission for this only-in-Santa-Fe experience is a mere $10 per person, kids 10 & under free!  Check out their website HERE.  This video should give you a good idea of what Zozobra is: Click Here.

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Red Rally Bonfire and Pep Rally


Johnson Field

Red Rally was rated #55 in Sports Illustrated's "102 Things You Have To Do Before You Graduate" article.  Join over 3,000 students burning a 25' tall Aggie at the stake to get pumped up for the game vs NMSU!  The football team, spirit squads and Spirit Marching Band will be on hand for the pep rally!  Help ASUNM Lobo Spirit build the Aggie by calling 277-0372.

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Homecoming Week!


Main Campus

Homecoming Week will run September 24th through September 29th.

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Homecoming - Neon Skate Down



SUB Ballroom

Roll into the night with ASUNM Lobo Spirit's Portable Neon Glow Roller Skating Rink on Tuesday, September 25th from 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm in the SUB Ballrooms.  Students with a Lobo ID will be able to checkout a pair of skates for free and roll around on a full sized roller rink.  Lobo Spirit will provide the DJ music, dance lights and more!  To see the fun from last year, check out this video: Neon Skate Down 2017

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Silent Lights: 3 DJs | 1 Silent Disco | Immersive Light Experience



Zimmerman Plaza

Get ready for a one-of-a-kind outdoor Silent Disco here, on campus. 3 DJs and a massive light show in the newly remodeled Smith Plaza. At a silent disco or silent rave you get down, but the music won't bump through the speakers, instead it's broadcasted via radio transmitter directly through the headphones we provide. Don't miss this one of a kind experience. Free Admission. UNM Students only. Bring your Lobo ID! 

What is a Silent Disco?

 Check out the video from the last Silent Lights: Click Here.

 See what it takes to put on Silent Lights: Click Here.

This Homecoming event is sponsored by ASUNM Student Special Events, ASUNM Lobo Spirit and UCAM.

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Victoria's Secret PINK BUS Tour



Smith / Zimmerman Plaza

Victoria's Secret PINK BUS tour will once again stop off at UNM to offer students the opportunity to purchase some of PINK's UNM line of merchandise.  The last time they visited UNM, they sold out of UNM product by Noon, so get here early!  The PINK Bus will be on the SUB/Cornell Mall from 10am - 4pm (or until sold out).  Go to their website (https://pink.victoriassecret.com/pinknation-pinkbus-tracker) to get more information about their tour.  Here is a video on what you can expect with the tour!  

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Superhero Day



SUB Atrium

UNM's first Superhero Day will take place on October 23rd in the SUB Atrium, Time TBA.  It doesn't matter if you're Marvel, DC, Power Rangers, Incredibles or even Captain Underpants.  Superheros of all types will be celebrated at UNM Superhero Day.  More details on activities to come soon!

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Dueling Pianos


Lower level

SUB Atrium

Stop by the SUB to watch dueling pianos duke it out in the center of the Atrium from 11am - 1pm.  Come request your favorite tunes and dance like no one's watching! Don't miss one of UNM's favorite touring events!  This event is free and open to the public.

 

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Lobo's Got Talent - Talent Show!


Ballrooms A&B

The 10th Annual Lobo's Got Talent Show showcases the best UNM has to offer from our talented students! 
Prizes are given for 1st ($500), 2nd ($350), 3rd ($150) and Audience Choice ($100) - Sponsored by Lobo Village and Casas del Rio.  Stop by to support our talented UNM students!  For more information, contact the Student Activities Center.  Applications available soon!

 Here is a little taste of last year's Lobo's Got Talent: Click Here!

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Harry Potter Day!


Lower level

Join the Student Activities Center for the 4th annual UNM Harry Potter Day in the SUB Atrium from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm on Tuesday, November 20th. This year's Harry Potter Day will include a sorting hat ceremony, Harry Potter trivia with Geeks Who Drink, Butter Beer at Hogsmead, Bertie Botts, Cookies and more magic!  Stop by and enjoy the Wonderful Wizarding World of UNM!  To see more on Harry Potter Day, click here!

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Hanging of the Greens


UNM Bookstore
Main Campus

Hanging of the Greens is UNM's oldest student tradition and is one of the largest luminaria displays in the area consisting of 14,000 luminarias. The event is planned and run by Mortar Board, UNM's premier senior honor society.

The event will begin at 5:45 p.m. at the UNM Bookstore. From there, the group will carol across campus to University House to present the President with a wreath. The event will conclude with a reception at Hodgin Hall from 6:30–8:00 p.m.

The community is invited and attendees are asked to bring an unwrapped children's book to place under the tree at Hodgin Hall. Books will be donated to UNM Children's Hospital.

See what Hanging of the Greens is all about Here!