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Quad Day through the Eyes of Seniors

Quad Day through the Eyes of Seniors

August 22, 2014


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While Quad Day, a sacred campus tradition, transforms freshmen and transfer students into active members of the University community, the day is anything but reserved to underclassmen. While bright-eyed and enthusiastic newcomers to the school wander the crowded Quad, signing up for Registered Student ...

Quad Day makes strong impression on international community

August 22, 2014


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As one of the biggest Welcome Week events, Quad Day is often the best first impressions of the University and the campus for incoming freshmen and international students alike. Students arrive well before noon to attempt to sort through the 600-plus organizations the University has to offer, and this ...

Prevention tactics for a freshman’s most common illness: Homesickness

Prevention tactics for a freshman’s most common illness: Homesickness

August 14, 2014


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While you might be prepared for common colds, there’s a whole new type of ailment to prepare for that is equally as common: homesickness. If your personality is anything like mine, you resist change. Fiercely. Short haircut? No thanks. Furniture re-arrange? Not feeling it. New drink at Starbucks? I ...