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Sorority sisters encourage new students to get involved at orientation. 0

Creating Lifelong Friendships

There is a saying that the friends you make in college will be your friends for a lifetime. I find that statement to be very true. Throughout my four years, I have made friendships...

A commuter student drives to campus. 0

Considerations for Commuting

For a lot of students, living off campus is something they can’t wait to do. Whether it’s living at home or moving out after two years of living in residence halls, living on your...

Students gather at the ASU Lakehouse to enjoy summer. 0

How to Not Have a Bummer Summer

Last month, I finished a busy summer school schedule. For several weeks, I was preparing presentations and doing homework on the weekends. I forgot what it was like to have a weekend off and not...

Two Angelo State students debate the sophomore slump 0

Surviving the Sophomore Slump

You made it through your freshman year. You found some friends, learned the best places to eat on and off campus, and discovered what it is like to be in charge of yourself for...

Angelo State students play pool in Plaza Verde residence hall. 0

Transitioning From Dorm Life to an Apartment

Living in a dorm is a rite of passage for most college students. You go through it all: bad roommates, fire alarms set off by other students burning Ramen, floor meetings, borrowing laundry detergent, bonding with...

Angelo State students are lined up wearing Project Spring Break T-shirts. 0

Start Planning Your Spring Break

Taking a spring break trip is a cherished ritual for most college students. Many choose snow skiing or the beach, but Angelo State University offers something both fun and meaningful called Project Spring Break....

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Broadening Your Perspective

Your first year or two at college, you may be tempted to cling to what is familiar. My advice to you is, don’t. Don’t just hang out with people who are familiar. Don’t keep...

Angelo State students in the homecoming parade pose for the camera. 1

Homecoming in High School vs. College

Homecoming is a tradition carried from high school through college. We celebrate it in a variety of ways, but it is centered on one concept: bringing current students and alumni together. In high school, homecoming...