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Humans v Zombies – Spring Semester 2014

Monday, February 10, 2014 4:17 pm

HvZ Group Portrait #2

On Friday, February 7th 2014, from 7-9pm, the ZSR Library held its 9th “Humans v Zombies” event. We’ve hosted these once a semester since the Fall of 2011 and last summer we hosted two HvZ events for summer students and international students. Of the approximately 120 students who attended, a little over 30 of them were students at Chapel Hill who made a three-hour drive to attend our two-hour event. One staff member even brought her six-year-old nephew and escorted him through the zombie horde!

Students played two games in two hours and polished off ten pizzas, a dozen bottles of cola and several gallons of ice water. This was the last game of HvZ for John Walsh, the founder of this new tradition in ZSR, and we were happy it was such a successful event! John has passed the torch to student, Brandon West, who will keep the tradition going. Thanks to ZSR Ambassadors, John Walsh and Skylar Marker, and ZSR Staff, Susan Smith, Mary Beth Lock, Tim Mitchell, David Link and Chris Burris for all their help running this event. Special Thanks to the Student Activities Fund for their support of these events! You can check out photos from the event at: http://flic.kr/s/aHsjS3E5Gv

 

Human v. Zombies, Take Three!

Monday, October 29, 2012 10:14 am

On Friday, October 26th, 2012, the ZSR Library hosted its third Humans v. Zombies event! These events just keep getting bigger and better! The first event, in the Fall of 2011, brought 80 students to the Library, 103 attended the event in the Spring of 2012 and 128 attended the most recent game! Some students arrived at 9pm sharp, armed with Nerf shooters, while others arrived early for pizza and to get zombie makeup from two amazing student volunteers, Sara Lindsey and Nora Kane. We managed three games in two hours, and with zombies allowed to re-spawn, the humans didn’t stand a chance. We owe a big thanks to our Library volunteers, Susan Smith, Mary Beth Lock, Thomas Dowling, Tim Mitchell, and Rebecca Peterson, and our student leader for the event, John Walsh! Check out photos of the event at:http://www.flickr.com/photos/zsrlibrary/sets/72157631867365468/ and learn more about Capture the Flag and Humans v. Zombies as well as other new WFU tradition at:http://magazine.wfu.edu/2012/09/27/keeping-traditions-creating-new-ones/


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