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What’s happening over break

Carissa Slawecki
News Writer

As the fall semester comes to a close, many students are thinking about their fast- approaching finals. Finals week runs from Tuesday, Dec. 10 to Saturday, Dec. 14 on a special class schedule that can be found on Millersville’s website. Once they finish their finals, students can celebrate the beginning of winter break.
winterMany will spend the five weeks of winter break at home with family and friends. However, some students will remain at school to take classes during the winter session. Millersville offers a variety of winter classes, which can be taken on campus and online from Monday, Dec. 16 to Friday, Jan. 19. All residence halls are closed during winter break; if students are in need of housing accommodations over break, they should contact the Department of Housing and Residential Programs at (717) 872-3162.
Students who live in the area or choose not to return home for the break have the opportunity to attend events hosted by the Ware Center, as well the many athletic events located here on campus.
Events happening at the Ware Center over winter break:
Cabaret Christmas Show with Erin Cruise Friday, Dec. 13 7:30pm
Hip-Hop Happy Festival Saturday, Dec. 14 11:00am
OperaLancaster-“Amahl and the Night Visitors” Saturday, Dec. 14 7:30pm
Film Series-“Terms and Conditions May Apply” Monday, Dec. 16 5 & 7:30pm
Film Series-“Aerosmith: Rock for the Rising Sun” Tuesday, Dec. 17 7:30pm
The Next Generation Concert Sunday, Dec. 22 5:00pm
A full schedule of events happening at the Ware Center can be found at http://millersville.edu/muarts/upcoming-events.php.
Athletic Events happening at Millersville over winter break:
Women’s Basketball vs. California (Pa.) Saturday, Dec. 21 1:00pm
Men’s Basketball vs. California (Pa.) Saturday, Dec. 21 3:00pm
Women’s Basketball vs. Slippery Rock Friday, Jan. 3 1:00pm
Men’s Basketball vs. Slippery Rock Friday, Jan. 3 3:00pm
Women’s Basketball vs. Edinboro Saturday, Jan. 4 1:00pm
Men’s Basketball vs. Edinboro Saturday, Jan. 4 3:00pm
Wrestling vs. Seton Hill Tuesday, Jan. 7 7:00pm
Women’s Basketball vs. Kutztown Wednesday, Jan. 15 6:00pm
Men’s Basketball vs. Kutztown Wednesday, Jan. 15 8:00pm
Wrestling vs. TBA Saturday, Jan. 18 10:00am
Women’s Swimming vs. East Stroudsburg Saturday, Jan. 18 1:00 p.m.
Wrestling “Shorty” Hitchcock Memorial Classic Sunday, Jan. 19 All Day
A full schedule of Millersville’s athletic events can be found at http://www.millersvilleathletics.com/calendar.aspx.
Winter break will fly by, as it always does, and the spring semester will be here before you know it. Residence halls will open for check-in for all students on Sunday, Jan. 19 at noon and the spring 2014 semester will begin on Tuesday, Jan. 21.