America has a fast-paced culture full of people who get anxious if their smart phone won’t update the new Facebook app in less than 30 seconds and complain about waiting in a fast food drive thru for more than four minutes.
It is disheartening to see how easy it is to obtain such generous for athletics, while fundraising drives for other areas of the university, such as the Honors College, can only be described as sluggish.
There are few things more challenging and frightening than uprooting one's life completely. Going to college is often a time of rapid transformation, growth and self discovery. To ease these growing pains and make the transition more fun and beneficial, students should seriously consider living on campus their first year.