If visiting campus is the best way to get to know DePauw, a close second just might be hearing directly from our student bloggers.

Student Bloggers

  • Castle City Tattoo

    Brittany Buckner '18

    It was a warm, sunny day when I walked into the local tattoo shop, Castle City Tattoo.  I was welcomed by the two owners, their pug, Stella, and the customers .  My first impressions when I walked in were that this was not only the opposite of what I imagined a tattoo shop to look like, but also that this was not necessarily what I would categorize... Read more.

  • Netflix Movies You Shouldn’t Be Skipping Over

    Caroline McCaulay '16

    Netflix has so many options that we always find ourselves watching the safe bets – movies we know we love and movies we’ve been recommended. If you’re ready to venture into some new territory and watch some underrated films, here are a few options to start with. Snowpiercer - Environmentalists, sci-fi fans, foreign film enthusiasts, and anyone... Read more.

  • Why Campus Construction is a Good Thing

    Rachel Hanebutt '15

    Visiting DePauw's campus during the summer, you are bound to see construction and advancement projects scattered along the beautiful sidewalks and even in the form of larger buildings.  My time at DePauw has not been short on construction, with the remodeling of Anderson street, relocation of the Office of Admission, refurbishing of Ubben... Read more.

Latest Posts


  • The Student-Faculty Relationship

    Rachel Hanebutt '15

    Getting a college education is about the experience, but it is also important to be challenged academically and to form connections with your new college network.  With a student-to-faculty ratio of 10:1 and average class size of just 17, DePauw students have many opportunities to make meaningful relationships with their professors. 

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  • Advice for the Academic Semester

    Rachel Hanebutt '15

    It is almost here: the start of Fall semester. Every DePauw student looks forward to a year of academic rigor and challenge, including those First-Year students who have not yet had the privilege of experiencing academics at DePauw firsthand. How does one prepare for such an experience that is bound to be harder than they think, yet, more rewarding than could be imagined? Here are 4 easy, well-intentioned...

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  • Hope You Packed Your Hard Hats

    Luke Bernardi ‘16

    Freshman, don’t be alarmed. The construction is only temporary. While everything might not be done by the time you graduate (sorry to scare you with graduation talk already; I’m a senior, so just imagine how I’m feeling), DePauw will be a much different, and I’m certain, a much prettier place than what it looks like right now…which honestly is one of the most beautiful universities in the Midwest....

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  • Moore’s Bar, Good Food

    Luke Bernardi ‘16

    Looking to take a load off on a Monday night? Easy week ahead of you? Or are you just sitting around and not have any work or other plans? Well for you 21-year olds, Moore’s Bar is your solution.

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  • The Virtual Internship

    Cory Hall '16

    Yes it’s a real thing, and I’m not being sarcastic or ironic. My summer internship is virtual! Because the marketing company I’m interning for does not have an office space, most of our interactions take place through email and Google Hangouts. The entire team lives in the Chicago suburbs, so we meet once a week at a Panera in Glenview. But that is literally the only in-person interactions we have...

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