October 23, 2010

Fall Rush site has changed

Due to circumstances beyond our control, the site has been moved to the Memorial Union at Iowa State University. There will no longer be a feast or inn. The site is DRY.

Memorial Union, ISU Campus, Ames, IA 50010 (map)

New directions:
Iowa State’s official directions to the MU
(also includes a printable map)

  • Exit I-35 onto Highway 30 West.
  • From Highway 30 take the University Blvd-ISU exit (formerly Elwood Dr). At the end of the exit ramp, merge right onto University Blvd.
  • Drive north past Jack Trice Stadium and Hilton Coliseum to Lincoln Way and turn left (west).
  • Continue west on Lincoln Way through three stoplights (Beach Ave., Union Drive, Ash Ave.) and turn into the MU Parking Ramp (paid parking, ($8.50 max)) driveway just past the third stoplight. (There is also some free visitor parking off Wallace Rd northeast of the Union.)

Event information:
Troll opens at 9 AM
Site Fee: Free. There will be a free-will donation.

Classes: 10 AM to 4:30 PM
Court at TRM’s pleasure
Ball begins 1 hour after Court ends

Margaret Wallace

Crash space:
Alexandra Vazquez de Granada (called Shandra)

Class Information:
RUSH class schedule
Updated: 10/20/2010 – Please refer any corrections to the Crash Space Coordinator.

RUSH class descriptions and supply lists
Updated: 10/18/2010 – Please refer any corrections to the Crash Space Coordinator.

SILENT AUCTION PREVIEW!!! (click for full size images, mug and paper for size comparison only)
Handmade sword ($20.00 bill for size comparison) Blade is high carbon plow knife steel, the cross guard and pomel are made from 1/4 inch brass, made everything with hand tools, and a small bandsaw.
Loom 1 holds approximately 7 yards.
Loom 2
Coronet Box with lock, solid walnut, matching book-end top and bottom of box. SPECIAL NOTE: if this item is sold above a pre-determined amount, the person who donated it will carve the top for no additional charge).
Walnut box, will hold letter-sized paper.
(unconfirmed) Calontir car magnet. Yes, it’s removable!

Check back frequently; more information will be posted here!