The freshmen, that is, with all they entail. I’m on record as not being a big fan of O-Week (and yes, I understand that this is a minority opinion) but there’s no denying that O-Week is much, much better than what came before. Here, for example, is a picture of the new freshmen, then called “slimes,” hitting campus in 1929:
I never would have made it.
Bonus: It sounds like matriculation went well. Here’s a nice shot of it (no chickens) sent in by Campus Photographer Jeff Fitlow:
Extra Bonus: What I Did On My Summer Vacation: I had a very productive summer at Rice. I also saw St. Ignatius of Loyola three times. I was amazed at his shape-shifting abilities. First at Gonzaga:
Then at Creighton:
And finally at Cristo Rey Jesuit High School: