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  • Walk, ride, or run the many miles of Fort Smith and Lake Fort Smith trails.
  • Nap on the Campus Green during a sunny afternoon.
  • Get outside at the Janet Huckabee Nature Center.
  • Stand with Numa’s Pride through an entire Lion Basketball Game.
  • Travel the world without leaving campus at iFest.
  • Sidewalk chalk an event that’s being held on campus.
  • Feast on fixins’ at Calico County.
  • Take a trip with the Outdoor Adventure Program and make new friends.
  • Relax during summer school and attend a Movie in the Park (Tilles or Creekmore).
  • Ride the Fort Smith Trolley.
  • Volunteer with the Sebastian County Humane Society.
  • Explore new topics in an elective course.
  • Wake up early Saturday morning and go to the Fort Smith Farmer’s Market downtown.
  • Donate blood or your time.
  • Float the Mulberry.
  • Attend Fort Smith’s Riverfront Blues Festival.
  • Expand your tastes; eat at food trucks throughout Fort Smith.
  • Run or support a 5k for charity.
  • Watch the Homecoming Parade on Waldron Rd.
  • Take friends and play mini golf.
  • Attend the All Sport Pep Rally during Homecoming.
  • Ride the Ferris wheel at Park at West End.
  • Visit 10 tables at the Block Party.
  • Paint your body/face for an athletic game.
  • Watch the sunset at the Chaffee Crossing Amphitheater.
  • Join Numa at his birthday celebration.
  • Celebrate the winter holidays by riding the train at Creekmore Park
  • Take a friend to Lions Night Out.
  • Dress up and see a Season of Entertainment show.
  • Convince a professor to hold class outside.
  • Dress up and represent you student organizations at the NUMAS.
  • Pull an all-nighter at Boreham Library during Finals
  • Have Sunday brunch at River City Deli.
  • Join an intramural team.
  • Find your favorite neighborhood sledding hill after a snowstorm.
  • Get an autograph from a student-athlete.
  • Attend the Read This reading or speaker event.
  • Cast your vote in Student Government elections.
  • Avoid doing laundry for a month.
  • Sit in on a class you aren’t taking.
  • Get rowdy at the Howdy dance.
  • Go see a live Numa at Wild Wilderness Safari in Gentry or the Zoo in Tulsa or Little Rock.
  • Finish your experience with a party at Big Blue Bash the night before commencement.
  • Collect as many Restore the Roar t-shirts as you can.
  • Enjoy an old fashioned soda or ice cream from the soda fountain at the Fort Smith History Museum.
  • Study abroad for a summer or semester.
  • Go for a hike in an Arkansas State Park.
  • Meet the person who now lives in your freshman year room.
  • Make your way through the corn maze at Wild Things Farm.
  • Apply for a student leadership position within a student organization.
  • Tour the National Historic Site.
  • Partake in or enjoy Humans vs. Zombies.
  • Go to a Fort Smith City Council meeting.
  • Eat with someone sitting alone in the food court or Lion’s Den.
  • Take your dog to the dog park and smile.
  • Attend a UAFS Jazz Band & Jazz Catz performance.
  • Go thrift shopping for the day.
  • Enjoy the game and sunshine at a Lions Baseball game.
  • Enjoy a movie at Tower Drive-In in Poteau, Ok.
  • Visit with an international student.
  • Take in the view at the Fort Smith Riverfront Amphitheater.
  • Give back by joining in on Lion’s Community Outreach Day.
  • Rock out at Battle of the Bands.
  • Meet the Dean of your program.
  • See if you remember how to roller skate at Crystal Palace Skating Rink.
  • Watch them make candy at the Copper Kettle.
  • As a senior, befriend a freshman.
  • Eat a Chili Cheese Dog at George’s.
  • Start a conversation with someone getting names on a petition.
  • Perfect your game at Ben Geren Park’s Disc Golf Course.
  • Read a book at the Campus Center Fireplace.
  • Bike to Sweet Bay and treat yourself to breakfast and coffee.
  • Celebrate the end of the school year at Island Party.
  • Show your voice at Yell Like Hell during Homecoming.
  • Grab a burger with friends at Benson’s Grill.
  • Be inspired at the Hall of Fame.
  • Ride the train on the historic Arkansas Missouri Railroad.
  • Say “thank you” to a university employee.
  • Set a Christmas Wreath at the National Cemetery.
  • Attend a Theatre@UAFS performance.
  • Attend the Campus Lighting.
  • Put your future on the right path with a trip to the Career Fair.
  • Take a photo with Numa.
  • Go to class in a costume on Halloween and attend Haunted Union.
  • Show your support for breast cancer awareness by wearing pink to a pink game.
  • Find all the art sculptures located around campus.
  • Get a free slice of pie at Village In, Lucy’s, or Miss Anna’s (or all three).
  • Meet your neighbors and throw a block or apartment party.
  • High five Chancellor Beran.
  • Eat a 5 lb burger with friends at Ed Walker’s.
  • Visit Oak Cemetery and watch the Tales of the Crypt historic reenactment.
  • Find your very own secret off-campus study place.
  • Take Numa on vacation or a trip with you.
  • Enjoy the art at the Reynolds Art Gallery.
  • Deactivate social media for a week, and use your extra time for an adventure.
  • Walk across the stage at commencement to celebrate your accomplishments.
  • Read Do South and comment on a story.
  • Leave your legacy and purchase a brick in Lion’s Pride Square
  • Complete your Traditions Book and pick up your cords for commencement.
  • Snap a graduation picture in front of the Bell Tower.
2014 Edition

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