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Bucket list

The ultimate IU student bucket list

By Meghana Rachamadugu


Th ere are many traditions and activities IU students consider part of their college experience. Th e Indiana Daily Student sent out a survey asking students what should be on everyone’s “IU Bucket List” of items to complete before they graduate from IU. Th ose who responded said:

☐ Bowl with friends at the Indiana Memorial Union ☐ Plan a picnic in Dunn Meadow or at Lake Monroe ☐ Watch the leaves fall in Dunn Meadow on the fi rst day of fall ☐ Take a trip to Brown County

“I always liked exploring campus and outside,” IU senior Alexandra Lucas said about exploring Brown County. “Take the opportunity to celebrate the outdoors and campus life while you’re here.”

☐ Take a tour through all the buildings on campus ☐ Attend a local live concert or the block party on campus ☐ Buy something on Kirkwood Avenue ☐ Go to a Late Nite event at the IMU on a Friday night with friends ☐ Catch a show at the IU Auditorium

Boobna said. “I saw the Waitress musical and it was an amazing experience — closest thing to Broadway I’ve seen.”

☐ Tailgate a football game at the Memorial Stadium ☐ Watch the Hoosiers beat Purdue at Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall

“It was nerve-wracking for sure — the crowd was going crazy the whole time,” IU freshman Peter Tolan said about the men’s basketball game against Purdue unforgettable moment.”

☐ Put your feet in the Showalter Fountain before exams


☐ Shake the Herman B Wells statue’s hand before fi nals for good luck ☐ Volunteer at a First Th ursday ☐ Eat ice cream at Hartzell’s Ice Cream ☐ Go on a café-hopping route in Bloomington ☐ Watch the lights change color while at the Eskenazi Museum of Art ☐ Eat Insomnia Cookies during a late-night adventure

“Whenever I’m having a late-night craving, I can always count on their cookies being warm and soft,” IU sophomore Jenine Arqawi said. “Eating the cookies makes you feel better in a time of not feeling so good.”

☐ Wear IU spirit wear during Homecoming ☐ Write something on the wall while eating a deep-dish pizza at Mother Bear’s Pizza