Can I Start Packing Yet?

June 28, 2018

Freshman college move-in day… crazy, right? Seems like just yesterday you were working up the nerves for your first day of high school. Well, that’s definitely how I felt. But it’s happening. In fact, today marks just 50 days until … Continued

The Suite Life: My Experience in a Shared Living Space

April 28, 2018

Living on campus is a key part of the authentic college experience. A lot of incoming first-years might be excited for the new adventure, but less excited about sharing a living space (and a bathroom). As a weathered old first-year, … Continued

The Coolest Room Ever

June 30, 2017

It’s time to release your inner HGTV The dog days of summer can often leave you longing for school to start. You may find yourself thinking about a time when there were things to do and people to do things with. Whenever … Continued

The Uncheck List: 10 Things Not to Bring

July 16, 2016

It’s now only one month till move-in (!!!!), which means the thought of dorm shopping has probably crossed your mind two or three times. Or fifty, if you’re as nervous and clueless as I was last year. While superstores are … Continued

Top 10 Things People Forget to Bring to College

June 6, 2016

Be the hero of your residence by remembering these ten things! Many students show up at South Campus in August thinking that with their packed mini van they couldn’t possibly have forgotten anything. But every year, people forget these ten … Continued

To Bring or Not To Bring

June 26, 2015

The aisles of Target are stacked high with plastic storage bins and laundry baskets. Your mom drags you to Bed Bath & Beyond for the third time with a checklist longer than the walk from Hinton James to Franklin Street. … Continued

The View from: Ehringhaus

June 23, 2015

Last but not least, we’re going to the most interesting first-year high-rise residence hall in Ehringhaus. While hidden from the road, this hall has a lot of character. It’s a 6 floor hall with style and one of the best … Continued

The View from: Manning West (Craige North and Hardin)

June 11, 2015

Moving on in “The View from” series, we’re stopping at Manning West, the other low-rise community made up of two residence halls: Craige North and Hardin. Why is Manning West the best? Read on to find out! Statistics 200. Craige … Continued

The view from: Hinton James

June 9, 2015

With the next edition of our residence hall series, it’s time to visit the most populous of the first-year residence halls: Hinton James. There’s something for everyone here, and with ten stories, it truly is a diverse place.

The View from: Manning East (Koury and Horton)

June 4, 2015

Next up in “The View from” series is Manning East, a community made up of two residence halls: Koury and Horton. Read on to learn what being a “Manning East Beast” is all about! Statistics 4. Only 4 residents share … Continued