BY christopher mcdermontt • August 26, 2016 • 6:38 a.m.
The 5,100 freshmen entering the University of Connecticut for fall 2016 include more valedictorians, more salutatorians and greater diversity than any previous class, according to a university press release.
About 3,800 freshman (including a record 156 valedictorians and salutatorians) will start classes at the main campus in Storrs on August 29. Another 1,300 (including 25 more valedictorians and salutatorians) will start at the regional campuses.
Part of the essentials of shopping for college includes a mini fridge and microwave. Instead of stock piling that fridge with cheap beer and only using that microwave to enforce your strict diet of sodium-ridden foods, I’m here to save you.
First on the list? Waterproof boots. Be prepared for anything.
After months of silence, UConn has finally spoken out on the Big 12’s plan to expand. UConn President Susan Herbst wrote a letter dated July 25 to Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby, making it clear that UConn is vying for a spot in a Power Five conference.