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Monthly Archive for February, 2010

: February, 2010

Laundry Room : College Targeted Marketing

I snapped this photo in the laundry room. It looks like the pictured clothing belongs to a very enthusiastic UConn fan. Everything down to the blue flip flops just barley in view represent some
Categories: General

Census 2010 : What It Means For College Towns and The Country In General

Above: Census ad that asks “should we count the cows?” Very appropriate for Storrs which has a sizeable livestock population. I attended a workshop with one of my fellow DC’ers on understanding the
Categories: Second Semester

West Building Construction Seems To Be Moving Along

I snapped this photo as I walked by the construction site for the new West Building, the 42-million-dollar replacement for Arjona. I remember attending the press conference for the official

It’s 83 and Sunny…In Aruba

I’m not writing from any Carribean Island. I’m still in Storrs. But a sign that I saw outside a travel agency by campus made me want to be relaxing in a warmer climate. While it may be 83 and sunny in

Running Through Storrs, Redux

I ran around campus for the first time this semester. That statement does not include running to class — I’m just talking about running for exercise here. The campus and I have changed the last time
Categories: General

And…It’s Official: Kid Cudi Is Coming To UConn

At the Girl Talk concert tonight, SUBOG announced that Kid Cudi will perform at the Spring Weekend concert. However, there is apparently a lottery for tickets. I’m really hoping that I’ll be able to
Categories: General

Girl Talk = Massive Dance Party

Despite the fact that Girl Talk’s multimedia show emphasizes the phrase “i’m not a dj”, he runs a massive dance party. Tonight my floor secured “reserved seats” at Jorgensen. Only the seats were not
Categories: General

John Oliver Takes On UConn, Basketball, Puppetry

It’s Winter Weekend. That means that the university brings in notable performers to entertain the student body. Tonight, John Oliver did some stand-up comedy at Jorgensen. I particularly enjoyed how
Categories: General

UConn’s Snow Day Legend

Above: WANE/Channel 15’s YouTube Video of an epic snowball fight in D.C. In contrast to the one snow day that I have had at UConn, my friends at D.C. colleges have had as many as four snow days!
Categories: General
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