Archive for May, 2013

More Perler Beads

Slivka continues our tradition of melting little plastic beads together to create awesome plastic trinkets of our own design.

Bubbles and Chalk

On May 18, IT committee decided to go outside, blow “industrial-strength bubbles,” and draw sidewalk chalk! [3 pictures]

Farmer’s Market

May 18 was a beautiful day, so Slivkans got together with faculty Fellows and took an excursion to the Evanston Farmer’s Market. It was a day of local food and fun for all.

Painting the Rock!

Starting May 15th, Wednesday night, Slivka began to guard the rock. After more than 24 hours of guarding, we painted it Thursday night (well, Friday at midnight). The front said “go Slivka!” in silver and white, and the rest was blue. The side said “so this is outside?” Each Slivkan that painted the rock then […]

RCB Field Day 2013

On May 11, Slivka and all the other Residential Colleges headed down to the Lakefill to participate in a day of outside fun. Highlights included a Slivka overall win, and Slivka championships in the Master’s Mile [pictured], human dodgeball, and the tug-of-war.


On May 9th, several Slivkans engaged in a mafia murder mystery, led by Citizen Dane.

Grad Life Panel

On May 9th, our Academic Chair, Suhong Jin, brought in a handful of graduate students from Northwestern University. We then had an open discussion where residents were able to ask them about graduate life.

The Onion Live

On May 8th, eight lucky Slivkans visited the filming of The Onion Live, a comedy show hosted by the Second City.

Balloon Animals

On May 1, Historian Committee presented its Spring fireside: How To Make Balloon Animals!