Don’t waste time, find a way to get involved now

Dont waste time, find a way to get involved now

Don’t waste time, find a way to get involved now

It seems this semester we have quite an influx of freshmen students.

Now, I haven’t seen the actual numbers, and don’t know how many more freshmen we have since last year. But for some reason the majority of the students I have run into all seem to be freshmen. On top of that they almost all seem to be undecided majors.

This makes me feel as if I need to say something to these new students, maybe to help them on their way.

The best I can come up with is… Get involved.

For those of you who have been on campus for a while now (I know I’m not the only here on the five-and-a-half year plan), this may seem redundant. But who cares what you think you should have graduated by now anyways.

So for those of you who are new to campus go out and meet people and get involved in what is slowly becoming a very active campus.

The new Beimdiek Recreation Center is definitely a good starting place. There students can find the student activities office, where they can get involved with CAB, meetings every Wednesday at 2:15 p.m. Intramurals will also see a definite increase due to the addition of the fitness center. And next week petitions are due for students wanting to run for student senate (By the way, if you don’t get elected you can just wait a couple of weeks and fill any seats available) meetings are 5:30 p.m. every Wednesday starting Sept. 23.

For those of you wanting to be involved in a little bit of everything but don’t think you have the time there is always room on The Chart for new staff members.

And if nothing else just go out and enjoy the activities our fees already pay for.

There is nothing quite as funny to me as seeing a senior in a CAB meeting/Senate meeting or trying to get on Chart staff who’s only reason for joining is because “It looks good on a resume.”

But do you think one semester is really going to impress anyone?

I’ve been on the Chart since my first semester, have produced two publications about the time I spent abroad, and am now Editor-in-Chief. How do you think that’s going to look on a resume?

Freaking great, that’s how it’s going to look. So don’t waste time newcomers, get involved now and see what you can accomplish before you have to “Go out and get a real job.”