The huge hubbub: Freshman orientation fun at the library

Alice Wasielewski

Abstract

On August 25, 2008, within the hallowed halls of Kentucky’s largest research library, the atmosphere was not as “academic” as one might think. From outside, gazing up at the imposing edifice of the University of Kentucky’s William T. Young library, which takes up nearly an entire city block in Lexington, Kentucky, you might have faintly heard the echoes of Guitar Hero, Wii bowling, or other video games. If you peeked inside, you would have found that students at the second annual “Hubbub” were enjoying a wide variety of free activities designed to welcome new freshmen during orientation week, by showing . . .

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