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Summertime Sadness: Missing IU by Bailey Briscoe
 In high school, summer vacation was what everyone looked forward to, and we would have made it longer if we had our choice. But this summer was different: I was ready to go back to school a month...
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How to Dress for Sorority Recruitment! by Julie Nadig
The dress code for sorority recruitment is very straight-forward: 22 Party: Panhellenic Shirt (with jeans) 16 Party: Nice Casual (jeans/nice pants with a sweater or blouse) 9 Party: Business Casual (it...
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Ten Things I Wish I Knew Freshman Year by Emily Alford
The transition from high school senior to college freshman can be daunting. I don't think I'm exaggerating one bit when I say that, for most of us, life does a complete 180. Before you start the...
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Changing the Present, Shaping the Future by Morgan Klingelhoefer
When Spring Break rolled around, with the knowledge that after, Little 500 would soon be upon us and then we would be out of school for three months, most students were pretty excited for a...
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Little 500 Cycling Opportunities
Welcome to Bloomington! After months of awaiting your acceptance and start at IU, you are in the home stretch now with Welcome Week just around the corner.  You’ve heard rumors of what happens on campus, in class, at social events, and I’m sure...
A Sneak Peek at the New Kelley School of Business Addition
I had the opportunity to go through the new addition of the Kelley School of Business undergraduate building. It looks fantastic. I haven't heard any...
Summertime Sadness: Missing IU
 In high school, summer vacation was what everyone looked forward to, and we would have made it longer if we had our choice. But this summer was different: I was ready to go back to school a month...

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Summertime Sadness: Missing IU
 In high school, summer vacation was what everyone looked forward to, and we would have made it longer if we had our choice. But this summer was different: I was ready to go back to school a month ago! Last week I had a Twitter conversation with a fellow Hoosier who was missing Bloomington. This...
How to Dress for Sorority Recruitment!
The dress code for sorority recruitment is very straight-forward: 22 Party: Panhellenic Shirt (with jeans) 16 Party: Nice Casual (jeans/nice pants with a sweater or blouse) 9 Party: Business Casual (it doesn't have to be neutral colors though) 3 Party/Preference Round: Formal Wear (like a cocktail...
6 Movies to Watch (Or Re-Watch) Before You Head to IU
WARNING: This post includes spoilers. I love watching movies. Before starting my first year at IU, I found that I had a lot of free time during the summer. I was able to watch movies, and of course, I based some of the things I watched in the movies towards how I imagined my first year would be. I...
10 Things IU Freshmen Need to Remember
So, I am about to be a senior here at IU. Awhile back, I wrote a blog that was my favorite one yet... Well, I have another one to write in even further hindsight to all of the new freshmen coming in. Some wisdom from a little further down the line. Here's not just 10 things you all should know, but...
Dorm Room Shopping: 15 Things To Enhance Your Space!
So you've been assigned your dorm and have looked through as much information about it as you could find online. Awesome! You may even have gotten a sneak peak of your dorm during your orientation. But you're still confused about what to bring. Deciding what's necessary, and what can stay at...

 

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6 Movies to Watch (Or Re-Watch) Before You Head to IU
WARNING: This post includes spoilers. I love watching movies. Before starting my first year at IU, I found that I had a lot of free time during the summer. I was able to...
10 Things IU Freshmen Need to Remember
So, I am about to be a senior here at IU. Awhile back, I wrote a blog that was my favorite one yet... Well, I have another one to write in even further hindsight to all...
Dorm Room Shopping: 15 Things To Enhance Your Space!
So you've been assigned your dorm and have looked through as much information about it as you could find online. Awesome! You may even have gotten a sneak peak of your...
An Icon at IU: Meryl Streep Visits the IU Auditorium
Self-aware. Humble. Kind. All of these words flitted through my mind as I sat in the IU Auditorium on Wednesday, April 16 listening to the one and only Meryl Streep...
What Would YOU Do?
You're walking to get to your class in Ballantine, and amidst all the students walking, talking, and enjoying the spring weather, you notice someone cying in the...
This IU Experience Changed my Life
When I decided to be a part of the organization Global Water Brigades at IU, I had no idea what I was in for. I joined at the beginning of the school year, and by spring...
Small Town Doesn't Mean Small Success
Background: Being one who grew up in the small town, the big city seemed like an impossible task. I grew up in a small southern Indiana town (pictured right) with a...
How to Master New Student Orientation In Three Steps!
So, here we are once again. All of the big and bad high school seniors are set back to square one: being a Freshman once again. Before you get on campus for Welcome Week...
No 8ams or Friday classes?! How I achieved the perfect schedule.
So far, I've created three semester schedules. And so far, I've had no 8am classes or Friday classes. Being able to sleep in and have a long weekend just make the school...
Btown Summer Hot Spots: Griffy Lake
If you're in Bloomington for the summer, or even at the beginning or end of the school year, there are a million different things you can do in the hot weather. I'm just...
5 Things to Do While "Stuck" in Bloomington This Summer
Ever since freshman year, I've been told how amazing Bloomington summers are, and now I'm finally experiencing one firsthand. As we all know, moving away from home and...
Tasty Tuesday: Chillin’ at Chili’s Review
    A few times already this year I have attended the Chili’s on campus across the street from the Campus Mall, which is next to the KFC and close to Taco Bell. It has...