freshman

May 19, 2020

20 Best College Dorm Room Essentials: Things You’ll Actually Use

Heading to college in the fall? I think I can speak on behalf of many college students that some things...

12 Things We Wish We Had Packed For College

Chances are you forgot about these items.

Jul 11, 2018

Duke University Freshmen Refuse to Read Book That 'Violates' Their Christian Beliefs

College is about growth and changing your beliefs--not exiting as you entered.

Aug 24, 2015

Nov 27, 2012

Tuffy Luv Sez: Platonic?! More like NO.

I hung out with one guy for about 8 hours; we just talked and really connected, and he told me how great a person I was and how I was so different from other girls, blah blah blah. We didn't do anything but talk and the conversation was great; I thought for sure I'd found a great friend.

Sep 2, 2011

Hey Freshman: The First Month Of School Sucks…But It Gets Better

But before you sign those papers to withdraw from college – or the college experience – completely, let me tell you: college is awesome. It’s exciting and fun and full of new people, new places, new experiences. This is the beginning of the rest of your life!

May 29, 2011

An Open Letter to Undergrads

The next (insert number of years here) is going to be one of the greatest times of your life. You'll get to experience the freedom you've longed for, stay up for the late nights you didn't expect, and find the greatest friends you never even knew existed.

Nov 1, 2010

Surviving Senior Year: Freshmanisms

Now let me start this off by saying I have nothing against freshman. I volunteer at Orientation every year. I dutifully hand out identification cards and point them in the direction of the cafeteria/registrar/financial aid office. I’ll help them get through Writing 101. I’ll edit their articles. I’ll listen to their incessant chatter in the library with mild amusement. But um…well…actually, it’s probably a little bit more than mild amusement.

Oct 28, 2010

A Freshman’s Guide to Halloween

Halloween in college is a big deal. Major, really. You may have thought you hit your trick-or-treating peak in the 3rd grade when you wrapped yourself in tinfoil and went out as leftovers, but think again.

Oct 24, 2010

The Morning After: I Kissed a Freshman…The Saga Continues

So one time I hooked up with a freshman. And I liked it. But I knew (or thought) it would be a one time thing. Kind of like drinking a Venti before rush-hour was a one-time thing. Or shamelessly Googling pictures of Zac Efron.