tagged freshmen »

Article by Alex Rosenthal
February 22, 2012

College Freshman Meme Kid Graduates; Still Naive and Full of Optimism

If you’ve been following your college’s “Memes” page on Facebook, you’re probably familiar with UNH student Griffin Kiritsy, whose fresh-faced, pathetically earnest smile is the butt of the popular College Freshman meme joke. To put it into non-internet nerd language: college students use his photo as a template to share brief, humorous anecdotes about things... MORE »

Article by Alex Rosenthal
February 20, 2012

New Fraternity Pledge Shocked to Realize Brothers Lied to Him During Rush

Now that Syracuse University’s IFC spring rush period has finally come to an end, aspiring Greeks around campus have officially made the coveted transition from GDIs to worthless maggot pledges, prepared for the toughest physical and mental challenge of their college careers. Delta Theta pledge Marc Nason, however, was caught off guard to learn that... MORE »

Article by Max Lehman
January 25, 2012

Thoughts of the Ill Willed Philosopher

The fluorescent sunlight breaks through the shades of my dorm room forcing my eyes to squint and squeal for relief from the brightness. Snow came and went in a single day. The late January morning day feels like a spring afternoon. Wearing nothing but my ex-girlfriend’s panties, I raise the shades of the window to... MORE »

Article by Becca Grumet
January 19, 2012

USC Class of 2016 Wishlist

It’s that time again for college applications to roll into the admissions office at USC ““ but one Trojan in the Class of “16 has already been announced. After deferring for a year, iCarly star Miranda Cosgrove will attend in the fall as both student and working actress. This got me thinking. Hollywood-friendly USC has... MORE »

Article by Annie Segal
December 8, 2011

Occupy Library: Freshman Edition

A dark cloud is looming over the Syracuse University campus. A storm is coming, and its name is finals. Well, the storm actually prefers to be called Helga, but that’s neither here nor there. It’s also a metaphorical storm because it hasn’t snowed in Syracuse yet. Sophomores, juniors, and seniors have experienced the wrath of... MORE »

Article by Annie Segal
October 27, 2011

What is a Snow?

Open up any weather app, website, or television station and you’ll see the same thing: it’s supposed to snow Halloween weekend.   Now, this isn’t a big thing for upperclassmen. They’re used to these winter wonderland predictions. For freshmen however, the concept of snow has seemed to vanish from their minds as if they have... MORE »

Article by Leigh
October 11, 2011

Freshmen Finally Learn That Fall Break is a Myth

Santa Claus, the Tooth Fairy, the Loch Ness monster, a good Nicholas Cage movie, Fall break. What do all of these things have in common? They’re not real.  Come on, you didn’t really think you were going to get an entire 4 days off in the middle of the Fall semester did you? “But Yom... MORE »

Article by Nicole G
October 10, 2011

Zeus Kicks Out Freshmen, Takes Back Mt. Olympus

DPS was called to the Flint and Day halls Sunday morning when a mentally disabled patient from the VA Hospital, referring to himself only as “Zeus”, fled the hospital and stormed Mt. Olympus. Samantha Jipz, Flint’s Resident Security Advisor, prevented him from entering the building when she asked, “Do you have your student ID?” “Zeus”... MORE »

Article by Rud
October 5, 2011

Career Fair Employers Hire Syracuse University’s Entire Freshman Class

      In what has proven to be the upset of the week, the employers at Syracuse University’s career fair have decided to go in a “different direction” this year. Resumes from experienced Juniors and Seniors could be seen burning in trash cans throughout the Carrier Dome while employers literally chased after local freshmen.       “We’re... MORE »