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Survivor: Finals Week by Alyssa Modos
Hey all! Doesn't it seem like Survivor has been on FOREVER? So I have just finished my first INFAMOUS finals week, and let me tell you, it is not a joke! Finals week is everything they say it is:...
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A Few Strategies for Growing Your Tech Skills by Laura Reed
Sometimes you find a piece of software that's easy to use. You just open it up and get to work. Sometimes it's not as easy, so you go to the 'Help' or 'Get Started' guide to learn just enough to begin...
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Senior Speech- Sorority Edition by Michaella Beatty
Recruitment is a fun time for everyone in a sorority and a potential new member... if approached with the right attitude. There are times when you are running on no sleep, but still have to cheer as...
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How Missing My First Two Classes Freshman Year Made Me Realize I Love IU by Emma Tiernon
I had 18 years to prepare for this moment. My parents prepared me, my high school prepared me, my friends prepared me, my "guide to college" book prepared me. Yet when my 8am alarm went off on...
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Away From Home for the Holidays: How to Bring the Christmas Cheer to IU
Happy Holidays! This time of year is my absolute FAVORITE. I love everything about Christmas. It's my favorite holiday for many reasons but mostly because I love the cozy, warm holiday fuzzy feeling that surrounds it. I love ABC Family's 25 Days to...
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...
Studying Abroad & Citizen Academy
Studying abroad is the best way for me to learn. An old Chinese saying goes, “in order to attain wisdom, it is not enough merely to read books, you must be well traveled as well." As an...

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Survivor: Finals Week
Hey all! Doesn't it seem like Survivor has been on FOREVER? So I have just finished my first INFAMOUS finals week, and let me tell you, it is not a joke! Finals week is everything they say it is: stressful, full of studying, long and grueling, and pretty hard all in all. I can't tell you the amount...
A Few Strategies for Growing Your Tech Skills
Sometimes you find a piece of software that's easy to use. You just open it up and get to work. Sometimes it's not as easy, so you go to the 'Help' or 'Get Started' guide to learn just enough to begin using the program. Most of the time you can get by with knowing just the basics of a software tool....
Finals in College vs. Finals in High School
Wow I have not written a post in a while, sorry guys! I'm back now though to talk all about that six letter word that nobody likes to talk about: FINALS. That's right I said it. Before you came to college, you probably had finals in high school, but it's nothing like finals in college. Finals in...
Staying healthy on campus: body and mind
For most incoming freshman, the biggest health concern the looms overhead is gaining the freshman fifteen. It's a legitimate concern. Living in a new environment, being independent and away from home for the first time, and laying off sports and activities that kept high school busy are all...
My Sorority Recruitment Journey: Part One
Hello again, lovely readers! I'm going to be doing a series of blogs about my sorority recruitment experience here at IU. I've never seen anyone write about recruitment (or rush, as it is more commonly known) as they are going through it, only after, so I hope this series will be a breath of fresh...

 

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Survivor: Finals Week
Hey all! Doesn't it seem like Survivor has been on FOREVER? So I have just finished my first INFAMOUS finals week, and let me tell you, it is not a joke! Finals week is...
Staying healthy on campus: body and mind
For most incoming freshman, the biggest health concern the looms overhead is gaining the freshman fifteen. It's a legitimate concern. Living in a new environment, being...
Lead for the greater good at IU
Indiana University has a reputation as a world class research university with top quality academic programs. Without a doubt, incoming students have heard of the Kelley...
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...
On Coming Out to Your New Roommate: 7 Things to Consider
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...
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...
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...