The summer before I moved into UWO, I spent a lot of time planning out how I would decorate my residence hall room in South Scott. My mom and I spent many summer afternoons in TJ Maxx, Marshall’s, and Target (my three favorite places to shop), finding bright and cute things for my new room… Read more »
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On the days I don’t feel up to a leisurely nine-mile stroll from home to UWO, I drive my car instead. I haven’t felt up to this stroll in awhile…or ever, so I’ve had to become quite the expert on finding parking on campus. Although it isn’t necessarily an art form, there are certain tactics… Read more »
Whether we want to admit it or not, it can be hard to meet new people. So the thought of going to college and having to make all new friends can be a little stressful. Some people may argue that it’s super easy to make friends when you live on campus – and I agree… Read more »
At the world premiere of the UW Oshkosh student short film Cycle, there was not a single empty seat to be found in all of Reeve Union Theater—there were even people sitting on the stairs! After watching the film, it became very clear why so many people were there to enjoy its debut. In a… Read more »
It’s that time of year again. What time, you ask? Why, it’s April! International Guitar Month! Whether it is rock and roll, heavy metal, acoustic, or classical guitar, we take the month of April to honor this musical invention. You might be unsure of how to honor this month long dedication, but I am here… Read more »
Through my job here in the Admissions office, I’ve been discovering how many cool “holidays” and weeklong events exist: National Nap Day? Pi Day? Grilled Cheese Month? Who knew? The month of April is full of holidays… and this week is no exception. Happy National Volunteer Week!
The first outdoor telephone line was used on April 4, 1877. More than 130 years later, in 2011, phones aren’t just used for talking to someone in a different building anymore. Instead they can actually be used as mini computers, providing you with tons of knowledge at your fingertips day and night. And these phones… Read more »
How is it possible to manage everything that accompanies college like classes, homework, clubs, intramurals and a social life? Many college students ask themselves this very question. The consensus? There just aren’t enough hours in the day. So they start cutting into the night hours. Instead of sleep, students end up cracking open the energy… Read more »
If you’re a student-athlete, today is YOUR day. Founded in 1987 by the National Consortium for Academics and Sports, National Student Athlete Day is meant as a celebration of academic, athletic, and stewardship success. Additionally, April 6 marks the 2011 Giant Steps Awards, which honor those who demonstrate a balance of academics, athletics, life pursuits… Read more »
April is National Grilled Cheese Month—who ever thought something as awesome as this monthly celebration even existed?! I don’t know about you, but I love, love, love grilled cheese sandwiches. And in honor of this wonderful month, here are some tips on the classic sammie that you might enjoy.