Move-In Day gives students first taste of WU

President Jerry Farley helps out with move-in activities at the LLC on August 17. Many different student organizations participated in the Move-In Day festivities.  

The Living Learning Cen ter hosted its annual Move-In Day Aug. 17. The day includ ed numerous students and staff of the university helping volunteer to make it success ful by providing refreshments, and words of encouragement for the incoming students.

The student organizations lined up to greet the incoming students the anticipation to start the year was approach ing. Students looking for a campus connection often find the move crew to be a wel come relief when arriving.

“I chose Washburn after touring the school, and I real ly liked it here,” said Daniel Harris, nursing major.

Harris also will continue at Washburn all four years and stay on campus.

“Washburn offers a lot of options for living spaces, and I felt the LLC was a good option it was a great school,” said Harris.

While some students at Washburn come from sur rounding areas in Kansas some students come more of a distance. Khadijah Pittman, freshmen is from Detroit, Mich.

“I chose Washburn be cause it was far enough from home, but close to family members,” said Pittman.

The LLC also competes in residence hall contests and participated in homecoming events each year. New stu dents are excited for this op portunity.

“[My goal is] a lot of south house spirit and to also be the best dorms,” said Elaine Januska, freshmen un decided major.