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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 Final Chapter: My Last Semester at IU by Claire Hanrahan
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 could not comprehend how quickly...
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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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My Sorority Recruitment Journey: Part One by Katie Lantz
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...
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Three Myths Debunked: The Importance of Student Involvement
After working a table for one of my organizations this past week at the Involvement Fair (see picture below), I was reminded how much I love being involved on campus. Being involved is a great way to meet other individuals who you may have not met...
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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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 hardest working people I know, especially Millennials and we never get the credit we deserve because people think that we just...
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 could not comprehend how quickly it would fly by.  It's as if just last month I was flipping pancakes during our first pancake...
Thoughts on the Media School
As a journalism student, I was surprised by the university's decision to merge the Journalism, Telecommunications and Communication and Culture departments to form the Media School. Each department was unique with different opportunities for its students.  When I first heard that the merger was...
Three Myths Debunked: The Importance of Student Involvement
After working a table for one of my organizations this past week at the Involvement Fair (see picture below), I was reminded how much I love being involved on campus. Being involved is a great way to meet other individuals who you may have not met otherwise, network, have fun, and be a part of...
Your Dream (or Nightmare?) Dorm Neighborhood
With the housing application being released at the end of the month, there's a lot of stress about which dorm/neighborhood is the best to live in. Last January when I filled out my application, I was dead set on living in Northwest. While I love the Northwest neighborhood and was so happy to have...

 

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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...
Sorority Recruitment: Why I Decided Against It
Perhaps the biggest social decision you will make during your college experience will be whether or not you join Greek life. There are a lot of benefits that come with...
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...
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...
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...