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First-year living? Res Halls are the place to be!

My freshman year at K-State would not have been the same without the amazing residence halls! Read on to learn about my experience living in Moore Hall, and what you can expect from Res Hall life!

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Playlists of a K-State Blogger

Are you looking to broaden your musical horizons? Are you interested in what this K-State Blogger listens to on a typical day? Are you the kind of person who likes to discover new artists and playlists? If you answered yes to any of these questions, keep reading!

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Strength in Circles

Pi. Pie. Yin and Yang. Donuts. Smiley Faces. All of these things are circular, and all of them are very useful in our lives. Read on to learn about my favorite circular source of strength at K-State!

 

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Fall Semester Photo Recap

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The semester is over, I walked out of my last class this Friday and it felt so surreal that I am now five semesters down and only three to go. Time flies when you are having fun, time truly flies when you are at Kansas State. Here’s a recap of my Fall semester in photos. Continue reading “Fall Semester Photo Recap”

Group Blog: Thankful for K-State

Photo credit: Matt Zajic
Photo credit: Matt Zajic

As we wrap up Thanksgiving weekend and get back to the hustle and bustle of work and classes, we pause to give thanks to the forces in our lives that truly move us. For our dedicated bloggers, one of those prime movers is K-State. Read on to learn why our bloggers are thankful for their alma mater!

 

 

 

 

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What Makes K-State Great: Yepiao Yu

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Senior in Secondary Education – Spanish

 

Hometown: Shenzhen, China

 

Favorite Fun Fact: Octopuses have two hearts

 

Spirit Animal: Cat

 

 

Do you think trying new things is scary? This K-State student moved to a different country to go attend college!

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What Makes K-State Great: Dr. Emily Lehning

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Associate Vice President for Student Life and

Director of New Student Services

From Olivet, Kansas

Strengths: Maximizer, Arranger, Individualization, Learner, and Achiever

This phenomenal woman is someone that you need to know.

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It pays to back-up your files

Some say God has a sense humor -well, they’re not totally wrong. Last weekend I decided to start my spring cleaning, and doing so turned out to be pretty much the worst decision I had made in a while.

Part of my spring cleaning was to clean up my laptop, food stains and dust and all. So I go to wipe it down with a Clorox wipe, and apparently the Clorox got into the keyboard and damaged it. However, it did not end there, the now fried keyboard that is connected to other circuits in the computer caused those circuits to short-wire and damage other parts of the computer even more, and slowly but surely I watched my laptop essentially self-destruct while I have absolutely no back up -all on a Saturday morning. Continue reading “It pays to back-up your files”