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A freshman’s first Full Moon

No, this is not an erotic rave but instead an annual campus tradition. Full Moon on the Quad (FMOTQ) began as a quaint tradition in the early 1900s when senior boys would present freshman girls with a flower before giving them a kiss on the cheek as a chivalrous way to welcome them to the Farm. Over the years, FMOTQ has evolved, but still helps welcome freshmen to the community.

Freshman ‘15: The List

What is this List, you might ask? (And more importantly, why does it need to be capitalized?) The List is something my fellow ‘15er Kale and I worked on this summer in between taking four-hour naps and eating Cocoa Puffs on my couch. Basically, it encompasses everything we hope this year will be about. Silliness. Forming new relationships. Adventure. Learning things — both inside and outside of the classroom. Whichever one of our friends can check the most items off the List by June gets a prize and bragging rights for pretty much the rest of eternity.