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First-year Park Scholars share their experiences with the transition to collegiate life at IC
Friday, November 8, 2013
By Alexa Salvato '17
When I told people from my hometown that I was in a class of 11 fellow freshman Park Scholars- all of whom I would have a first-semester course with and interact with in various capacities through the semester- they were shocked to find out that we were also all living on the same floor of the same building. “Isn’t that too much?”...
Sunday, October 27, 2013
by Luna Olavarria Gallegos '17
When I first started compiling a list of clubs and organizations I wanted to join at Ithaca College, I put Model United Nations on the top. My junior and senior year of high school, I travelled to different conferences and learned about international affairs through the Model UN club at my school. Although I joined on a whim, I...
Tuesday, October 22, 2013
by Kevin Doubleday '17
As my second month here at IC ends, I can’t even fathom how much fun I have had becoming involved outside of the classroom. From working on ICTV, Ithaca’s premier television station, to volunteering around Ithaca’s community, to practicing three times a week with my club Frisbee team, I have improved upon a range of different skills, made...
Monday, October 14, 2013
by Evan Sobkowicz ’17
When I arrived at Ithaca College in late August, I was a little bit worried about finding ways to get involved beyond the classroom. I shouldn’t have been worried at all. It’s been just over a month since I moved in and I’ve already gotten involved on campus.
I recently joined the editorial staff of The Ithacan as...
Friday, October 4, 2013
by Ramya Vijayagopal '17
At the risk of sounding like a stereotypical college freshman — College is perfect.
When my fellow Park Scholars and I moved in Aug. 20, we immediately started forming the strong bonds we share today. Our family developed at a rapid pace, helped along by our orientation session and venture into the woods for a team building and high ropes...