Another wonder of college football announces itself in the middle of town as the lords of Nippert Stadium enter November playing for their highest stakes ever. A real conference championship race has arrived.
Eamon Roach, Sophomore, Philosophy and Natural Sciences Majors. Q: What are the campus issues people are talking about? A: Much of the conversation about campus issues seems to revolve around the new construction.
Brittany Moncrease, Junior, International Studies Major. Q: What are the campus issues that people are talking about? A big topic of discussion is diversity and how important that is and how it's becoming such a big deal for the university.
Sara Relojo, Senior, Illustration Major. Q: What are the best and worst parts about your campus? A: The best part is definitely how accessible it is. Our six-floor building is totally secure and open 24 hours a day, and most upper-classmen get huge, accommodating studios with windows.
The weather is getting cooler and the days are beginning to shrink. Yes, summer is slowly coming to an end, but don't be sad: Area college and university campuses are flooded again with young, energetic, happy college students breathing life back into this old town.
Katlin Stupi, Graduate Student, Physical Therapy Major. Q: What are the best and worst parts of your school? A: The Mount has a very strong academic program, which is why I'm here. I enjoy being challenged in my classes, the small class sizes and that teachers are really concerned about the progress of their students.
Once upon a time kids played board games not Webkinz. "E-mail" was a buzzword, and perhaps just as notably "buzzword" was a popular term. "Cyberspace" was another - a term affirming the distinction between the Internet and the "real world." This distinction is now obsolete.
This year's incoming college freshmen finally have arrived on campus, and the stress of applications and the excitement of the admissions process have wound down. A newfound freedom awaits, but with it comes an immersion into a new social life that current students say can be extremely overwhelming at times.