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Taking Stock of Froshlife…

The Froshlife Program has been around for just over 11 years here at Duke, and filled a valuable niche of programming for First year students. Not only did the documentary film festival capture a glimpse of student life, but it was a way to bring residence halls together, tap into the creativity of our first-year […]

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An Amazing Froshlife Premiere…

Some serious congratulations are in order. Last Friday, March 1, we hosted an incredibly successful Froshlife 2013 Premiere Night.  The crowd was great, Tre’ was a fabulous (and stylin’) host, Duke University Improv kept everyone laughing, and of course, the films of the first-year class did not disappoint. Jarvis’ film “[>1 Self]” (the brackets are […]

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Production Tips from King Lu

Dear Froshlifers, Hey all! My name is King Lu and I was one of the participants (Editors Note: and Winner of Best Director and Best Movie) in last year’s 2012 Froshlife competition. I just wanted to take a moment with this blog post to share with you all some tips for Froshlife that will hopefully […]

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10 Tips for Crafting a Good Digital Story

Guest post by Jennifer Ahern-Dodson. Jennifer Ahern-Dodson is a Lecturer in Writing Studies and Director of Outreach for the Thompson Writing Program. She teaches digital storytelling in Writing 101 courses. Frosh Life. So you want to make a movie about your experience as first-year students. Where should you begin? How do you tell your story? […]

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Kickoffs Begin Tonight!

Hey all, Today is one of the most important dates on our Froshlife calendar, because today Froshlife season officially begins! Over the next three nights, the Froshlife team, along with some help from FAC friends, will be fanning out to visit each first-year residence hall to kick off the program.  This event will kickstart your […]

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Froshlife Dates Set, and coming up quick!

Welcome back to Durham! While you were gone, your Froshlife  team was busy scheduling events and making plans for this year’s festival.  We’ve got all of our important dates now fixed and we’re excited to get this program going.  Below (and on the calendar page) is a list of all of the important events over […]

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Miss us at the Study Breaks?

Well, Froshlife season is officially open.  Earlier this week, donuts in hand, we visited each of East Campus’ residence halls to get the word out about Froshlife.  Now that finals are winding down, it’s the perfect time to cozy up with a hot chocolate and think about what your Froshlife story is going to be […]

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Love Movies? Make one.

I’m excited to present our trailer for this year’s Froshlife Film Festival!  Get excited, we’re coming to you residence halls soon.  In the meantime, like us on facebook or sign up on our interest list

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Ok, so what is Froshlife, exactly?

I assume that because you’re here, you’re at least somewhat piqued by the idea of Froshlife.  Maybe you got a flyer at an event, or saw a post on facebook, or just heard about Froshlife from a friend; but in any case, I’ll take this opportunity to explain, start to finish, what exactly this whole […]

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Froshlife Website Gets a Facelift

We’ve shed some weight, lightened things up a bit, and are feeling very svelte in our new skin here on the Froshlife website. All the important information is still there, but hopefully a bit simpler to find and easier on the eyes. It’s a precursor of lots of awesomeness go come.  For now, make sure […]

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