The class of 2007 arrived yesterday. You too can relive your College years by checking out the main information site. Don’t forget the schedule of events here. Assuming that they are on track, the first class meeting has just finished and students are heading back to their entries. Note that they sang “The Mountains” — the Blog gets results! ;-)

Alas, there are still some glitches. The transportation advice is unchanged from last year, but, presumably most of the incoming students should be better informed.

Most amusing part of the site are the excerpts from the “Bell Book” — which I do not remember from 19 years ago —- on Freshmen life. My favorite entries were:

Common Room (com’on Eileen) n. a much loved and used room that will replace the old family den, living room or room that you generally hung out in before you came to college. As relaxation spaces go, it is the best. With your help, it is usually replete with your favorite curl-up-and-nap-couch, some primary-colored bean bags, an outdated TV (with SEGA and VCR attached), several outdated issues of Glamour and school-issued Lava lamp (I jest).

The Log (a rustic gathering place) n. an incredible log-cabinish space on Spring Street which is filled with old pictures, dark wood, food, and large, crackling fires (in the fireplace). Home of the “Log Lunch,” a Friday event involving soup, bread and a guest lecturer speaking on some interesting topic like “Biking up Mt. Everest Barefooted” or “Recent Trends in Rainfall at Hopkins Forest.”

But the whole thing is quite amusing.

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