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Hey #UT27! Summer's not over yet! Now that you're all moved in, Longhorn Welcome continues with one of our first signature events: Beat The Heat! Join us in the Texas Union for FREE food, games, and fun! It's a great opportunity to enjoy yourself before classes start and make new friends! 

It's scorching outside! So cool off inside with the us at the Texas Union! 

ARCADE ⎸2-6pm ⎸Texas Union Food Court
Enjoy a wide variety of vintage arcade games, pinball, racing simulators, gaming stations, and more! No quarters needed!

FREE BOWLING ⎸2-6pm ⎸Texas Union Underground

TRIVIA ⎸2:30pm & 4:30pm ⎸Texas Union Showroom
Test your pop culture knowledge with your new best friends! Be sure to arrive early to get a team together. Winning teams will receive great prizes and UT SWAG! 

FREE FOOD ⎸2-6pm  ⎸Texas Union East Patio
Come sample a taste of all the great food options that the Texas Union has to offer! 

KARAOKE ⎸2-6pm ⎸ Cactus Café 

MOVIE: Fast X ⎸2:30pm and 5:00pm ⎸Texas Union Theatre 
Synopsis: Dom Toretto and his family are targeted by the vengeful son of drug kingpin Hernan Reyes. Starring: Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Jason Statham. Runtime: 141 minutes

GAMING | 2-6pm | Alienware Longhorn Esports Lounge 
Check out the Alienware Longhorn Esports Lounge located on the main floor of the Texas Union. This space will feature top tier battle stations and accessories! We’ll have merchandise giveaways and plenty of games to play. Stop by to experience it for yourself and find out more about how you can use the Alienware Longhorn Esports Lounge this year.


This content was published prior to Jan 1, 2024.

Date and Time
Aug. 19, 2023, 2 to 6 p.m.
Texas Union
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