Honors Student Council
PowerTour (Lunch not included)
Wednesday, March 7th from 11:30am-12:30pm
Come see the University's own Little Shop of Horrors! Be one of the lucky students to tour the carnivorous plants section of the University greenhouses with Professor Robert Skirvin, famous for his apple and chocolate tasting labs. The tour will be held at the University of Illinois Plant Science Lab, located on Dorner Drive just south of CRCE; please meet in the lobby. Registration is limited to 12 participants, so sign up now! *Lunch is not included*
(Thursday, 8 March from 6 to 8pm)
Why I would love to come to Fortnight my good sir! Join us for the intriguing tastes and experiences of the Classy Fortnight! Bring your most distinguished mug and refined taste buds to the Honors House on March 8th from 6-8 pm. Any and all are welcome so start working on your “Yes. Hmm…. Quite”.
*Thanks to Carrie Watkins for the theme and blurb! You stay classy, CHP*
Power lunch at Noon with Professor Ruzic.
Ever heard of fracking?
Want to learn more about it as well as the real facts behind the Keystone XL oil pipeline?
Join us at the HoHo on Monday, February 27 at noon for an energizing power lunch with Professor David Ruzic, Bliss Professor in the College of Engineering and Director of the Center for Plasma Material Interactions.
Pizza will be provided, but space is limited to the first 12 people, after #12 you are on the waiting list and must be contacted to attend.
J Gumbo's Dinner Out
(Thursday, 16 February from 5 to 6pm)
Get ready for a trip down south to New Orleans when we eat out this Thursday at the new restaurant J Gumbo's! You'll be bewitched by the Voodoo Nachos and more traditional dishes such as gumbo and jambalaya. The spices of Creole cooking are the perfect way to blast away the winter chill, so meet us at the Honors House at 4:50 (with some money) and we'll walk over together.
*I'm just sad there isn't any alligator on the menu... - Emily*
Mardi Gras Fortnight
(Tuesday, 21 February from 6 to 8pm)
What better way to celebrate Fat Tuesday than by hanging out in the HoHo, indulging in some delicious (and free!) espresso, steamed milk, lattés, mochas, and teas? It's going to be a festive night of conversation and treats, the perfect midweek pick-me-up. Don't miss it! Bring your own mug, if you can.
*Thanks to Rachel Beck for a bead-iful blurb!*
Lai-Lai Wok Dinner Out
Monday, 30 January from 6 to 7:30pm
Meet at the HoHo to walk over to Lai-Lai Wok on Green Street at 5:50 PM on Monday January 30 immediately after the HSC meeting! Get your Chinese-fix at the first CHP dinner of the year! Also, I apologize for the severe lack of puns in this blurb. Feel free to read it in a Chinese accent though. Be sure to bring $$ for the food!
*Let's dim sum lights & put the spotlight on Davis Born for this blurb!*
(Thursday, 8 December - begins at noon)
Join Arthur, Ms. Frizzle, and Wishbone for a couple of reminiscent hours on Reading Day. While watching this stellar PBS line up, there will be all sorts of snacks to munch on as well as coloring!!! Don't forget to bring your favorite stuffed animals!
So take chances! Make mistakes! Get Messy! And re-live your childhood before finals take over!
*Thank you C.W. for a fun-filled blurb! "Wahooooo!" - Ms. Frizzle*
Fortnight Café/Barista Recruitment
(Tuesday, 6 December from 6 to 8pm)
Knights of the Fortnight Realm: you have a quest!
Shark Week Marathon
(Saturday, 3 December from 2 to 7 pm)
Do you enjoy watching large, vicious aquatic animals? Does the mention of a shark attack excite you? Are you riled up by the thought of man-eating predators? If you answered yes (or no) to any of those questions, then the Best of Shark Week Marathon is the event for you! Join us at the HoHo on Saturday, December 3 from 2-7 pm for some JAW-clenching fun!
*Thank you Pooja Bag for taking a bite out this Weekly!*
Confused about recent events on Wall Street and how they affect you, a University of Illinois student? Are you worried that you may not be able to pay off that massive loan you took out to achieve the education you feel you deserve? Walk over to the Honors House at 12 pm on Thursday, December 1st for an enlightening conversation with B. Joseph White, President Emeritus of the University of Illinois and James F. Towey Professor of Business and Leadership.
(Wednesday, 9 November from 12 to 1pm)
(Monday, 14 November from 1 to 2 pm)
Join Professor Paul Magelli for an insightful discussion on the importance of economics in this day and age. Professor Magelli has an extremely in depth knowledge of this science and has worked with such greats as John F. Kennedy, Warren Buffet, President Obama, and Champaign-Urbana's own Clint Atkins. This is a lunch you don't want to miss with a man you want to meet! Sign up below (limited to 12) and come to the HoHo on Monday, November 14 at one for free food and a great discussion!
Fortnight Café & Game Night
(Thursday, 3 November from 6 to 8pm)
Fortnight and epic gameplay go together better than espresso and steamed milk, so come out this Thursday November 3rd from 6-8pm to partake in the age-old combo of Catchphrase and caffeine! Will "Team Awesome" once again dominate, or will some newcomers usurp the champions at this classic game of phrase-guessing? Be there to find out, and enjoy free coffee or milk drinks!
*Thank you, Anna Gormley, for a (Team) Awesome blurb!*
Signup is closed as we have 12 attending. If you wish to see if someone cancels, please contact Emily Ansusinha at email@example.com
Dr. Susan Farner Powerlunch
Friday, 28 October from 11:00am to 12:00pm
Thursday, 27 October from 7:00 to 9:00pm
CHP is pulling out all the stops for the Halloween party. Join us October 27th from 7-9 pm for pumpkin carving, a no-hands apple eating contest, a piñata, s’mores, and, of course, plenty of candy. There will also be a costume contest with prizes for the winners! Additionally, the film U of I vs. the Mummy, a locally made film, will be played. Please bring your own pumpkin or $5 if you want to carve a pumpkin. If that isn’t enough, come and see Kenny stab some apples with his stake!