Freshman Fifteen - Graphic by Olivia Bocanegra
Freshman Fifteen – Graphic by Olivia Bocanegra

“If we were freshmen, we would be excited for…”

  1. Block Party!

  2. Meeting new people and making new friends

  3. Cuddling with all the stray cats

  4. Working out at the new student recreation center

  5. TedxRiverside in October. Get inspired to lead the next generation of innovators!

  6. Joining a new organization

  7. Spending all of my money at Bytes

  8. Exploring downtown

  9. Visiting the botanical gardens (there’s a butterfly exhibit!)

  10. Showing my Highlander pride at an athletics event (WOOO RIVERSIDE)

  11. Having TWO sidewalks instead of ONE to walk on to the University Village

  12. Falling asleep in a comfy University Village theater chair during 7 a.m. lecture

  13. Popping bubble wrap during the Pop Till You Drop event at the renovated recreation center

  14. Using a Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf gift card only to find out that they don’t accept gift cards

  15. Happy dance in Lot 30 when there’s available spots in the first lap