Freshman Izagani Aquino created Izagani Omega Pi, the University’s first “fratority,” to help freshmen find community during this transitional period of their lives.
WashU’s social scene doesn’t have to be bars and clubs – student groups and friend groups can make their own social life.
This first episode of Looking Back, a three-part audio series, features Washington University students reflecting on a difficult year.
You’ll have your memories, and you’ll have some good ones, but maybe you’ll wish you had more.
Just because some people may find themselves out on Wednesday or Thursday nights doesn’t mean others should pass judgement on their grades or their work ethic. Going out is supposed to be a fun, stress-free experience, and it does not warrant any assumptions about who you are as a person.
Out of pure frustration, he looked to create a club in which he could find the meaningful social atmosphere he yearned for throughout his freshman year. He knew it didn’t make sense—one person trying to create a social club just didn’t add up.
I think we complain too much. I’m not coming from a self-righteous, holier-than-thou perspective either, because I’m guilty of it too—probably guiltier than most. But Washington University students never seem to be totally fulfilled. Maybe I should hang out with happier people, I don’t know. Regardless, I think it’s something that needs to be addressed.
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