freshmen

Jun 5, 2018

7 Tips For Incoming College Freshmen

Live your best life your freshmen year.

Jun 24, 2013

College Knowledge: 7 Things Every Incoming Freshman Should Know About Life on Campus

When Charles Dickens said "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times," he was talking about college. College is one of those beautiful mystical places where you go in one person and come out another.

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!

Surviving Senior Year: The Balancing Act

I’ve sat down to write the first entry of the column that will chronicle my final year as a college student about fifty a few times now, but I just haven’t been able to figure out where to start. So I figure I might as well start with the truth: I can’t seem to write this column because I’m not really sure how I feel about this whole “senior year” thing.

Sep 27, 2010

Overheard: Freshmeat

(Girls, introducing themselves in class.) Girl 1: I'm Brenna. Girl 2: Hi! I'm Margaret, but you can call me Murphy. Girl 1: Huh. How'd you get that nickname? Girl 2: When I was born, my dad said it was Murphy's Law.

Sep 6, 2009

Confession: I Miss School!

Ahh summer time. The heat is blistering, the Natty Lite is chilled and the pool beckons. For those of us not taking summer classes, these three months are a glorious break from homework, studying and fluorescent lighting. Yes, the whole summer yawns out blue skies and cut-offs until late August and it’s hard to imagine ever going back to school.

Feb 17, 2009

Senioritis: Only 12 Thirsty Thursdays Left!

Time is flying and no matter how much I try to ignore how quickly the semester is going, all my...

Jan 5, 2009

Oh The People You’ll Meet: The Bible Chucker

College brings a whole lot of new experiences, new lessons and new people. New people means new friends, right? Yeah,...

Oct 9, 2008

Freshmen: Trying Too Hard

It’s true that upperclassmen tend to look down their noses at freshmen, particularly early in the year when they’re wet...

Oct 2, 2008

The Freshman Experience: Always Together, Never Alone

I am never alone in college. Sure, I have the elevator to myself occasionally and sometimes my roommate is at...

Sep 21, 2008

Overheard On Campus: “Freshmen?!”

[Every week, CC and John will bring you some of the wierdest, funniest, saddest things he hears on his college...

Sep 16, 2008

Tales of a Senior: Messy Rooms, Early Nostalgia, and Other Such Things

You do it every year without fail. There’s a string of weeks where you’re nice and organized with all your...

Sep 9, 2008

Evading the Campus Po-Po

Welcome to college, freshmen! You may have made it through Welcome Week without any run-ins with the campus police (congrats!),...