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Student Responses to Review Topic: What To Do For Fun
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  • Student6
  • Mar-19-2014 I am a current student here

    On a beautiful fall day, hang out on the dock by the lake with your friends. In the winter, attend the Cooler to cheer on the statesmen hockey players. In the spring, watch our Division 1 lacrosse team, or have a blast with your friends during Quad Olympics.

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  • Gabrielle from Stamford, CT
  • Dec-28-2013 I am a current student here

    If you like to go to parties, then just ask upper classmen around campus about where the parties are; they are every weekend. There sports games during the weekend and during the week for students to attend. You can go off-campus to see a performance or go to a restaurant with friends and if you have your student ID card for a performance, you can attend the show for free.

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  • Karly from Los Angeles, CA
  • Dec-23-2013 I am a current student here

    There a lot of things to do on campus for fun, which can vary for students depending on what they are interested in. But the school provides trips to visit other locations near the school, there are parties on campus, and a lot of clubs as well.

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  • Hailey from Norwich, NY
  • Apr-29-2013 I am a current student here

    The campus activities board provides students with emails weekly about things going on on campus. There is something fun to do every weekend.

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  • Trevor from Geneva, NY
  • Feb-05-2013 I am a current student here

    there is a shopping center 15 minutes away, movie theater, roller skating rink 30 minutes away, fraternity parties, cultural club parties, other annual club events and more.

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  • Chelsea from New York, NY
  • Jun-16-2012 I am a current student here

    Its hard to have fun unless you are over 21, but if you have a good amount of friends to hang out with you should be fine.

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  • Junior Student from MA
  • Jun-15-2012 I am a current student here

    There are tons of clubs and activities--at least 60--to join on campus. Community service is a big element at HWS and there are days of service every so often on the weekends. In addition, there are always sports games going on somewhere on campus that many students attend. Greek life is also very popular; there are no sororities, but there are 7 fraternities on campus.

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  • Mel
  • Jun-14-2012 I am a current student here

    there are 70 clubs, and it's easy to start one. if you don't like anything going on on campus, take a swim in the lake!

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  • West Coast Rep
  • May-27-2012 I am a current student here

    As HWS is in a small town, there is little to do nearby besides party. First years tend to rely upon the fraternities to fulfill this need, but due to an increase in Campus Safety's enforcement of serving policies, the frats have recently encouraged students to hydrate accordingly beforehand. Students do tire of the Greek scene within their first year, as dancing in a cramped basement with 300+ sweaty people can become old. It should be noted that parties are not available every weekend, especially during the winter, and do not compare to the level of party schools. Students can expand their party scene by joining particular activities and athletic teams. The seniors of these groups often throw parties off-campus for those involved. In an attempt to provide another alternative, HWS's Intercultural Affairs House hosts parties at the Barn most Friday nights. These events are mostly attended by people who attend other Intercultural Affairs House events, or in other words, those who are intercultural. As this is a school-sponsored event, there is no alcohol. Upperclassmen enjoy the bars and nightlife in downtown Geneva. Aside from partying, students can see a movie at the nearby theater, shop at the Waterloo Outlets, or travel to Rochester or Syracuse (each about an hour away) for more things to do. Despite the large drinking culture, prospective students should note that there is still no pressure to drink within social situations at HWS.

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