Are you the Bunny, a Swamp Creature Friend or any of the statues on campus?
We’ve all seen the movie. A quirky high school student makes a huge transformation over summer break, and they come back a new person. Chaos ensues. This next school year could be like that for you.
Breaking down the difference between WhatsApp and GroupMe, the two most popular group messaging apps.
Religion on this campus isn’t a clear-cut thing. There are people who are ingrained in religious communities through and through, people who live split time between their faith-friends and their other friends, people who merge both worlds peacefully, people who abandon their religion completely and people who have never been exposed to religion in the first place.
Whether you went random, met on the Facebook group or knew each other going in—your roommate could end up being your best friend or your worst enemy.
While a thousand students in one room is seen as a mob, a thousand students in one group chat is seen as a bonding opportunity.
When I told my parents of my interest in Washington University, one of their first questions was “Where’s that?” Revealing the fact that it’s all the way in Missouri, they (understandably) admitted some concerns.
A few notes: My roommate and I had chosen random. Neither of us were active on social media. We had texted one another only twice: once for brief introductions and once to coordinate dorm shopping.
From food recommendations to where to buy those last-minute dorm room supplies, I have all the right answers! OK, in all honesty, I had major help from some more experienced Washington University students because, let’s face it, I’m pretty much as clueless as you are.
Andrew Martin’s academic career has always led him back to Washington University.