Hi guys! The name's Tulio (yes, like the guy from Rio) Huggins, and I am a '23! I am from the beautiful state of Pennsylvania, where I have lived for the past couple of years. I am double majoring in History and English with a concentration in Creative Writing. In my free time, I love to hang out with friends at Dartmouth Apologia, my fraternity, and in Aquinas House! Feel free to ask any questions you might have. I hope that you all have a blessed day!
History & English with Concentration in Creative Writing
Favorite Thing Right Now
Hanging out with my fraternity brother and hanging out in Aquinas House!
This history class is dedicated to investigating the history behind current events. In this term, we looked at the history behind immigration, Silicon Valley, and affirmative action. And in the final weeks of the term, we were able to choose what we wanted to learn about, and we chose to look at the history of impeachment. It is a very cool class with great class discussions. I would highly recommend!
COSC 1 is an intro to Computer Science course. I had never taken a CS course, so learning the new Python language was definitely tough! Even so, I learned so much about how to code, and the help provided by TAs and the professors is invaluable in this course!
This was the first class I ever took in the African and African American Studies and Religion Department. It opened my eyes to the various ways African Americans in the Jim Crow era survived when the world was stacked up against them. I would highly recommend!
This class was a creative writing class, and it gave me a lot of insight into what I as an author should want my readers to do when they confront the piece. It was an amazing class, and it was so cool to be able to take it in London!
My desire to learn about religion and history was thoroughly fulfilled in this class, where we looked at the various Christian conversions in different European areas. I learned a lot, and I really loved the prof's lectures!
I'm not taking any classes this term! Instead, I am doing a fellowship through the Leslie Center for Humanities, where I am writing an interconnected short story collection set in an evangelical church youth group.
What type of social events do students commonly attend (football games, outings, etc.)?
Short answer: A BUNCH!
Long answer: Because of the location, there is a stereotype that Dartmouth doesn't have that many things for a student to do when they aren't doing schoolwork (which should be a top priority!). Fortunately, there are many different social events for students. First off, the College provides many different events for students to attend. Through the Collis Center, you can find yourself engaged in a variety of activities, such as rollerblading in an indoor rink, having a dance party with your fellow classmates, or even painting!
Another type of social event would be House community events. Each student, before they enter Dartmouth, is placed into a House in which they stay in for their four years here (West House Best House!). The housing communities put on various different events, whether that be cookouts, escape rooms, or even trips! In the fall, I went to New York City with my Housing Community to see the Dartmouth-Princeton football game. It was a very fun experience, and I made many memories on that trip!
Clubs/organizations on campus put on events for students, and those can be very fun as well! For example, during Homecoming (a great time to watch the Football team play), Agape, a Christian group on campus, held a free boba tea event for all to come and have some good boba! It was a nice time to just chat and replenish after walking around the bonfire on the green! Another popular organization is the Dartmouth Outing Club (DOC). The DOC organizes many trips for students, such as hiking on Mount Moosilauke or in the Second College Grant. Students can also rent out one of the many cabins the DOC maintains, something that I am planning on doing sometime this term or next!
These are just a few types of events that students can do while here at Dartmouth; I barely scratched the surface. But overall, there are many things you can do to have fun as a college student here!
I wanted to make my last blog post for this academic year about the places in the Dartmouth community that I will deeply miss and have made amazing memories with the wonderful members of this community.