IUP Main Campus
STATIC is hiding goodies all over campus on four different Saturdays during the Spring 2021 semester, and it's YOUR job to hunt them down!
Beginning at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 10, and continuing to 5 p.m., STATIC will release various clues on a different one of its social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok), leading you to different locations on campus to track down some awesome prizes.
Possible prizes include: IUP gear, STATIC gear, Co-op Store gift cards, local Indiana restaurant gift cards, UberEats gift cards, vouchers for future STATIC event tickets, and... something else pretty big!
To play, follow STATIC on all of our social media accounts, and be the first one to track down the clues! Then, take a picture or a selfie and send it to STATIC or tag STATIC on a post noting that you found the prize!
Please adhere to all COVID-related precautions required at STATIC events, including mandatory mask usage, careful hand washing and hygiene, and minimum 6-ft social distancing from others.
For more information, check out the STATIC website and the social media pages above.
RHA and STATIC present Drag Queen BINGO featuring Alyssa Edwards from RuPaul’s Drag Race on Wednesday, April 14, via Zoom. The waiting room will open at 6:45 p.m., and BINGO will begin at 7:00 p.m.
THIS EVENT IS COMPLETELY FREE and ONLY OPEN TO THE IUP COMMUNITY. YOU MUST PREREGISTER HERE!
If you would like to submit a question for Alyssa to answer live during the event, please email us or send us a direct message on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.
According to Alyssa's official bio: “Justin Dwayne Lee Johnson, known by his stage name Alyssa Edwards, is an American entertainer, choreographer, drag performer, and television personality. Prior to his television debut, Johnson was a gifted dance instructor and accomplished performer in the drag pageantry scene before rising to international prominence on the fifth season of RuPaul’s Drag Race, where he quickly became a fan favorite. In 2012, Johnson was chosen as one of the 14 drag queens to compete on the fifth season of RuPaul’s Drag Race, where he immediately catapulted to fame for his candid testimonials, outrageous tongue-pops and quirky personality. In 2016, Johnson returned as one of 10 contestants in Season 2 of RuPaul’s Drag Race: All Stars, where he stole the hearts of the audience, ultimately finishing as fourth runner-up. With personal appearances and tours spanning the globe, the Alyssa Edwards persona has quickly become a household name in many countries. Performing to fans throughout North America, Europe, Asia, and Central and South America, Johnson balances his time between international bookings and teaching dance in his hometown. Johnson currently resides in Mesquite, Texas, a small suburb of Dallas, where he owns and runs an award-winning dance studio, Beyond Belief Dance Company. Johnson and his dance studio are the centerpieces of the Netflix Original docuseries Dancing Queen, produced by RuPaul and World of Wonder, currently in its first season.”
For more information, check out the STATIC website, Twitter page, or Instagram page.
Google Chrome's Teleparty Extension
On Friday, April 16, STATIC hosts a virtual Netflix & Chill movie night featuring your favorite blockbuster comedy! Event begins at 8:00 p.m.
For this semester, STATIC lets you choose which movie we watch together! Each Netflix & Chill movie night has a genre theme, and this one is COMEDY!
Your choices are: Penguins of Madagascar, Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius, Mr. Peabody & Sherman, or Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs.
Vote via STATIC’s Instagram stories the week of the event. Watch with STATIC via Google Chrome's Teleparty extension, available here! You must have a Netflix account, but it doesn’t matter whose account you use. Invite your roommate, your long-lost friend, your family, or whomever else!
STATIC will also host interactive trivia on Instagram during the event, with the winner taking home some amazing prizes!
Calling all brainiacs, Einsteins, pop culturists, and Wikipedia-lovers! It’s a TRIVIA NIGHT at IUP!
STATIC proudly presents its final monthly Trivia Night of the Spring 2021 semester! We'll provide the host and sleek trivia platform, cash prizes, and everything else you need to have a blast. All you have to bring is yourself and your teammates!
Join in on the fun on Tuesday, April 20, via Zoom, from 8:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Register here with your captain's name, IUP email, Banner ID, cell phone, team name, and teammate names!
Tonight’s theme: Disney, with Marvel, Star Wars, Classic Disney, and Pixar rounds!
IMPORTANT: PLEASE ARRIVE 15 MINUTES EARLY. ONCE ALL SPOTS ARE FILLED, NO OTHER SPOTS WILL OPEN.
Zoom and Instagram
We owe everything to this beautiful, singular planet called Earth. So, let’s celebrate her virtually and safely on Earth Day with DIY planter and stuff-a-plush animal kits.
Join STATIC on Thursday, April 22, to celebrate Earth Day! The event will virtually take place between 8:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. via Instagram and Zoom.
Register here to reserve one of 50 kits. STATIC will email you to confirm your registration.
Beginning on Monday, April 19, you can pick up preassembled kits from the STATIC office (HUB 215-216) between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. If you fail to pick up your kit, it will go to the next person on the event waitlist.
Also, remember to snap a picture of your best plant or plush animal and send it to STATIC's Instagram.
For more information, visit the STATIC website or STATIC on Twitter and Instagram.
Beginning at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 24, and continuing to 5 p.m., STATIC will release various clues on a different one of its social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok), leading you to different locations on campus to track down some awesome prizes.
Miller Stadium Practice Fields
Join STATIC and MCSLE as we ease back into live events with an in-person film screening of Disney’s Soul on the big screen situated on Miller Stadium's adjacent practice field! Event begins at 8:00 p.m. and movie begins at 8:30 p.m.
Free individually-packaged snacks and drinks will also be available!
In Disney-Pixar’s Soul, “Joe Gardner (Jamie
Foxx) is a middle school band teacher with a love for jazz music. After a
successful gig at the Half Note Club, he suddenly gets into an accident
that separates his soul from his body and is transported to The Great
Before, the place where all souls go before being either reincarnated as
newborn babies, or transported to the Great Beyond. Joe must enlist
help from the other souls-in-training, like 22 (Tina Fey), a soul who
has spent eons in the You Seminar, in order to get back to the Land of
the Living before he dies, while also avoiding a soul-counter named
Terry (Rachel House), who tries to bring Joe back to the Great Before.”
Please adhere to all COVID-related precautions required at STATIC events, including maximum capacity of 250, I-card scanning, mandatory mask usage, enhanced disinfection and cleaning, enforced 6-ft social distancing from others, and more as indicated on event signage and announcements.
Listen. We get it. This semester has completely stressed out every single one of us. Don’t you deserve to treat yo’ self? We think you do. That’s why STATIC is bringing the spa to you with DIY Spa Tutorials.
Join STATIC to unplug and relax with DIY spa kits and relaxation tips and tricks pre-finals! The event will virtually take place via Facebook and Instagram Live and stories. No preregistration is required to join.
Want a pre-assembled DIY spa kit? Register here.
You can pick up your kit from the STATIC office (HUB 215-216) prior to
the event beginning on Monday, April 26, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. If you can’t stop by to pick up a kit or if all kits are distributed, feel free to check out the official DIY Spa Tutorials Recipes and Ingredients List instead.
HUB Front Patio and Zoom
Join STATIC as we continue to ease back into live events and present the 33rd annual End-of-the-Year Cookout on the HUB Front Patio and via Zoom. The event is completely free.
Please note that all offerings are first-come, first-served, and no preregistrations will occur.
Please adhere to all COVID-related precautions required at STATIC events, including maximum capacity of 250, I-Card scanning, mandatory mask usage, enhanced disinfection and cleaning, enforced six-ft social distancing from others, and more as indicated on event signage and announcements.
Join STATIC as we present science educator, engineer, comedian, television presenter, author, inventor, and everyone’s favorite school-aged memory, Bill Nye the Science Guy, live via Zoom, on Saturday, May 1. The Zoom waiting room will open at 7:45 p.m., with the event beginning promptly at 8:00 p.m.!
THIS EVENT IS COMPLETELY FREE and OPEN TO THE ENTIRE IUP COMMUNITY. No preregistration is required. Join here!
If you would like to submit a question for Bill to answer live during the event, please email us or send us a direct message on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.
According to his official bio: Bill Nye is an American science educator, engineer, comedian, television presenter, author, and inventor, with a mission to help foster a scientifically literate society and to help people everywhere understand and appreciate the science that makes our world work. Making science entertaining and accessible is something Bill has been passionate about his entire life. “My family is funny,” he says, “I mean funny in the sense that we make people laugh, not just funny looking.” Bill discovered that he had a talent for tutoring in high school. While growing up in Washington, DC, in the 1970’s, he spent afternoons and summers de-mystifying math for his fellow students. When he wasn’t hitting the books, Bill was hitting the road on his bicycle. He spent hours taking it apart to “see how it worked.” Now, he commutes by bike in both Los Angeles and New York. Bill’s fascination with how bicycles, airplanes, and other things work led him to Cornell University and a degree in Mechanical Engineering in 1977. Soon after, Boeing recruited him as an engineer, so he went to Seattle. “I’ve always loved airplanes and flight. There’s a hydraulic resonance suppressor ‘Quinke’ tube on the 747-horizontal stabilizer drive system that I like to think of as my tube,” he says. The U.S. Department of Justice also recruited Bill for his unique technical expertise and pedagogical skills. It was in Seattle that Bill began to combine his love of science with his flair for comedy, when he won the Steve Martin look-alike contest and developed dual careers as an engineer by day and a stand-up comic by night. Eventually, Bill quit his engineering day job and made the transition to a night job as a comedy writer and performer on Seattle’s homegrown ensemble comedy show “Almost Live” in 1986. This is where “Bill Nye the Science Guy®” was born. The show appeared before Saturday Night Live and later on Comedy Central, originating at KING–TV, Seattle’s NBC affiliate. With fellow KING–TV alumni Jim McKenna and Erren Gottlieb, Bill made a number of award–winning shows, including the show he became so well known for, Bill Nye the Science Guy. While working on the Science Guy show from 1992-1998, Bill won seven national Emmy Awards for writing, performing, and producing. The show won 18 Emmy’s in five years. To commemorate the series, the Bill Nye The Science Guy original lab coat is on display at the “T is for Television” exhibit in the Smithsonian National Museum of American History. He fights to raise awareness of climate change and the value of critical thinking, science, and reason. Through all his work, Bill hopes to inspire people everywhere to change the world.”