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Coffee and Doughnuts for Privileged Students

1 Apr

On Wednesday, April 3rd privileged registration will open to Honors students.  The wonderful house proctors of West HallMeagan and Val will be distributing coffee and breakfast for you sleepy-eyed students starting at 6:30 AM.  The fact that they are getting up before 7 AM proves that they care.  You can find them outside the elevators on the first floor of West Hall that morning.

Road Trip! [SPA Event]

14 Feb


Get excited for the SPA’s big event of the semester! Consider this your formal invitation to bond with your SPA and other honors students on a road trip across the country (figuratively, of course). In addition to some delicious and FREE burritos from Boloco, the SPA will be serving regional cuisine – rest assured there will be fried pickles, among other favorites. Here’s what you need to know:

When: Wednesday, February 20th, 7-9pm

Where: UHP Townhouse

Excited?! You should be! In addition to great company and food, the SPA will be available to offer advising on tough stuff like choosing a major, getting involved in extracurricular activities, study abroad, campus life/housing, and anything related to #honorsproblems. We can’t wait to see you there!

NYTimes Article on Happiness

20 Jan

Professor Eyal Aviv shared this morning an article at NYTimes that you may find relevant to some of the big questions you’re likely to find in your senior courses (or in life in general).

From the article:

Happiness is, of course, a complex concept and difficult to measure, and John Stuart Mill had a point when he suggested: “It is better to be a human being dissatisfied than a pig satisfied; better to be Socrates dissatisfied than a fool satisfied.”

So, what’s the good life?  Check out the article here.