Cars Can Drive You Crazy

I was lucky enough to go to a university whose campus was so small that I didn’t really need a car. I walked everywhere but it was never too far, and it helped me stave off the freshman fifteen. I remained sans automobile for my entire college career because having a...

Homesickness: It Means New Beginnings

It’s that time of the year again.  The start of school heralds new classes, fresh chances, and, for many college freshman, bouts of homesickness.  As exciting as college can be, the transition from home to dorm life is not always simple.  Though the actual moving...

The Top 5 Things to Take on Your First Day of Classes

On your first day of class—especially as a freshman—it’s extremely easy to overlook some of the essentials to tote to class. Similarly, for others it may be hard to forget something.  If you are anything like me, you had everything you could possibly ever need crammed...

Move In Like a Rock Star

As much as I’d like to think I have it down perfectly by now, moving in to a college dorm is a tricky process whether you’re a senior or a sophomore. Freshmen, however, have enough on their plates at this time. From the end of orientation to the first day of class,...

The NEW CampusSplash is a Must for All College Students

Where do we usually go when we have a question nowadays? Why, the internet, of course!  And as we come across more questions, we generally find some new sources (outside of the Wikiverse) that provide answers. CampusSplash, a new site launched in August of 2011, is...