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Students sit close to one another, maskless, in a lecture hall prior to the COVID-19 pandemic November 2019.

Exploring the effectiveness of WE required course

Chelsea Seabold, Feature Writer November 5, 2019

Bleary-eyed students shuffled into a lecture hall, clutching coffee mugs and iClickers as they prepared for their first class of the day, Healthy Brains Healthy Bodies. According to the Wellness...

Closer to classes, far from community

Closer to classes, far from community

Tori Scala September 27, 2019

Do you wish you could go back in time and tell your younger self to try something different? If I could, I would have told myself not to live in Central Campus Residence Hall as a first-year. I remember...

Expecting the unexpected: A glimpse into the class of 2023's first few weeks

Expecting the unexpected: A glimpse into the class of 2023’s first few weeks

Lilly Page, Feature Writer September 17, 2019

Her heart was pounding as she carried boxes into what would be her new home for the next nine months. First-year Abbie Doiron thought that finally, the moment she had been waiting for all summer had come. Sitting...

Image courtesy of Lauren Kerzhner's facebook page

First-year nutrition major dies

Julianne Lesch, Staff Writer April 10, 2019

First-year Lauren Kerzhner died March 31. Kerzhner, a New Jersey native, was majoring in dietetics, nutrition and food sciences in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, according to an April 1...

First-year student dies

First-year student dies

Lee Hughes, Assistant News Editor February 3, 2019

A first-year student died unexpectedly over the weekend. First-year Connor Gage from Little Falls, N.Y. died Feb. 2 off campus, according to a Feb. 3 email to the University community from Annie...

First-year declassified school survival guide

September 29, 2016

Entering college as an introvert can be tricky, especially if you’re coming from out-of-state with no familiar faces around. Luckily, I’ve devised some handy tricks to make sure you get the...

2016 Orientation from the first-year perspective

August 31, 2016

College campus visits are surreal, intimidating and daunting.Are you making a mistake, or are you looking at the very place you’ll befriend the Freshman 15?Visiting nine campuses in one week required...

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