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Reaching Unprecedented Heights: My Unexpected Experience with IU Outdoor Adventures by Alexea Candreva
I'm not afraid. Those were my thoughts the last time I rode a roller coaster. It used to at least give me butterflies in my stomach. But not anymore. It was fun, but not very thrilling or challenging....
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Senioritis is Real by Allison McSorley
Senioritis:  /sē-nyər-ˈī-təs/  noun A serious problem high school, but more-so college, seniors face regarding lack of motivation, performance, or any care whatsoever. i.e. "There is no absolutely no...
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#CouragetoCare: Take Action by Danielle Bolling
Scenario: Welcome to your first college party! After some time spent at the party, you have noticed one of your peers has had too much to drink, seems to be holding hands with a fellow partier, and...
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The Downright Truth About College by Sara Claire Gaspard
College is hard, its like a non stop roller coaster --- there are the ups and downs, even times when you feel a bit sick to your stomach. College students are some of the hardest working people...
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The Ultimate Tassel List
I've read many articles about the "IU Bucket List" during my time as a student. I took a different path in my time as a student at Indiana, and received a lot of support to follow through. I graduated a semester early, in December, and am now going...
Getting Involved From A Cox Scholar's Perspective
Hey guys! Welcome to my first blog post as a Cox Scholar Ambassador. I'm a Cox Engagement Scholar, meaning I work as an ACE (Advocate for Community...
Student Peace Alliance: Starting a New Student Group
Extracurricular involvement is a key aspect of any average college student's life. You find many students involved with Greek life, residence hall communities, or even starting a brand new...

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Reaching Unprecedented Heights: My Unexpected Experience with IU Outdoor Adventures
I'm not afraid. Those were my thoughts the last time I rode a roller coaster. It used to at least give me butterflies in my stomach. But not anymore. It was fun, but not very thrilling or challenging. I had been waiting for the day to feel those butterflies again. To feel that rush of excitement,...
Senioritis is Real
Senioritis:  /sē-nyər-ˈī-təs/  noun A serious problem high school, but more-so college, seniors face regarding lack of motivation, performance, or any care whatsoever. i.e. "There is no absolutely no way I am doing that assignment, I have senioritis like you would not believe."  In high school...
K20Fun: Every Business Student's Guide
As I write this post in the Wells Learning Commons, I can’t help but remark at my surroundings. To my left on the desk: my Lab Manual, instructions for the simulation exam, Dixon Ticonderoga, neatly sharpened. To my right: venti coffee, a bottle of advil, and my phone with a Spotify “Destress”...
#CouragetoCare: Take Action
Scenario: Welcome to your first college party! After some time spent at the party, you have noticed one of your peers has had too much to drink, seems to be holding hands with a fellow partier, and they are now making their way into a private room. What do you do?? Culture of Care, a campus wide and...
Minimalist Closet in College
ave you heard of minimalism? Recently, I've heard of more and more people interested in living with less and less. Buying and owning less STUFF means lower cost of living, less clutter, more freedom, and fewer impacts on the environment! I've decided to give it a try...so I need to think about what...

 

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#CouragetoCare: Take Action
Scenario: Welcome to your first college party! After some time spent at the party, you have noticed one of your peers has had too much to drink, seems to be holding hands...
The Downright Truth About College
College is hard, its like a non stop roller coaster --- there are the ups and downs, even times when you feel a bit sick to your stomach. College students are some of the...
The Final Chapter: My Last Semester at IU
Everyone told me that my time in college was going to fly by, and boy, were they more right than I thought they would be.  It is not that I didn't believe them; I just...
The Downright Truth About College
College is hard, its like a non stop roller coaster --- there are the ups and downs, even times when you feel a bit sick to your stomach. College students are some of the...
Oh, the People You'll Meet at IU...
IU will do many things for you.  It will give you countless opportunities to partake in life-changing moments, while giving you the tools you need to succeed, including...
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Coming out as an LGBTQ+ kid in Indiana is usually nerve-wracking at best and dangerous at worst. And navigating how to come out to your roommate-- a stranger who you're...
How to Become a Jedi Master of Choosing Classes
Hi everyone! As the semester is coming to an end and everyone is preparing for the spring semester, the task of choosing classes is upon us again. As an incoming freshman...
The Whole Shebang - The IU Experience
Hello Hoosiers! September is settling in, and I'm already getting used to all that there is to do here at IU. It has been a while since my last post, and I'm sorry that I...
Orientation: Don't go with expectations... just go.
The thing about orientation is that it probably seems scary, especially when you see the days ticking closer on your phone's countdown app. When you think about it,...
So your mom's coming to visit: what to do?
My mother came to visit me for the first time and I really wanted to show her the best of Bloomington. She was only here for a weekend, and I wanted to make the most out...
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...