During the first few weeks after your arrival on campus, you’re bombarded by various student groups all of which encouraging you to join them. By all means sign up for as many things as you’d like, it’s not like you can’t ever say, “no” after you sign up. Signing up for different smaller opportunities helps
Finally, Friday! Check our some highlights on UChic.com this week: Tips on Balancing School and Sorority: It’s commonly said by members of the Greek system that with Greek life, you get out of it what you put into it. A sorority can be a big commitment, and there’s always a fundraiser or social event to
It’s commonly said by members of the Greek system that with Greek life, you get out of it what you put into it. A sorority can be a big commitment, and there’s always a fundraiser or social event to attend. Because of this, balancing sorority life with school life can be tough, especially during
By: Anna Jonas, Sophomore, Dalhousie University If someone told me a couple of years ago that I would be a member of a sorority, I wouldn’t have believed them. I didn’t even know that there were sororities in Canada before one of my friends mentioned that she was rushing. It sounded fun, so I researched
By Erin Cunningham, George Washington University I’ll be the first to admit that I didn’t end up in my sorority of choice. On my bid day, I was beyond devastated. I looked around at a room full of girls that I thought I had absolutely nothing in common with, and wondered why I wasn’t good
By Lexie Tiongson, San Francisco State University Preparing to go through rush this fall? Well, there might be a few things you need to learn about how people in the Greek life talk before you jump into the process. Check out this “Sorority Lingo” manual to get inside scoop! Sorority: In technical terms, soror
By Erin Cunningham, George Washington University Once upon a time, we all dreamed of the moment we’d escape the immaturity lurking in our high school hallways and lunch room cafeterias. Forget all those crushes we harbored and the many times our hearts were broken by jerky boys who just didn’t get it. We were excited
Many colleges allow students to choose their roommates. This could be a best friend from their hometown or even through a roommate finder on Facebook. Either way, it is a difficult task to always be happy with your roommate, no matter how well the two (or even three) of you get along outside of the dorms.
According to NPR News, when you start to spend so much time with someone such as a roommate in college, their attitude and thinking can start to affect the way you act and feel towards different situations.
When I opened up a sorority email at my school, there was no telling what it was going to be about. There were so many girls, which equaled to so many emails per day. Sometimes, they were to remind us what an awesome chapter we were, and other times, it was to reprimand us for wearing letters when we were clearly ordered to wear our badges on Wednesdays.
However, I doubt any chapter has experienced the wrath that now infamous Rebecca Martinson has inflicted upon her sisters.
Campus can feel like an ocean. Even smaller schools still boast a student body that dwarfs your high school. Thousands of students are wandering around, some of whom you may have a ton in common with, but how do you know?
Here are five easy ways -- no matter if you’re a freshman or senior -- to make friends on campus.