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Make sure to read the whole newsletter to find this week's trivia question. 

Put on your detective hat, it is disguised as a live link somewhere in the newsletter on what normally is not a link!  Follow the link and it will bring you to the question and info about this week's awesome prize. Be sure to submit your answer by Thursday, Dec. 10 @5pmEDT.

Congrats to Sreesha Ghosh '23 & Evan Deturk '23 on winning last week's First College staff playlist contest!
The correct matches of staff member to song are:

"Respect" by Aretha Franklin - AnneMarie Luijendijk
"Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da" by the Beatles - Anne Caswell-Klein
"Islands In the Stream" by Dolly Parton & Kenny Rogers - Garrett Meggs
"(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction" by Cat Power - Johanna Rossi Wagner
"Little Dreamer" by Van Halen - Sue Giranda
"75 and Sunny" by Ryan Montbleau - Dianne Spatafore-Muller

Thanks to all who participated!
* Advising Drop-In Hours *

Class of 2021 & 2022 

Dean Caswell-Klein will have drop-in hours Monday & Tuesday
Click HERE for times

Class of 2024 & 2023
Dr. Wagner will have drop-in hours Monday & Tuesday
Click HERE for times 
Knitflix Weekly Knitting Circle
Mondays, 8pm EDT
Come learn to knit with First College's very own KNITFLIX (knitting + Netflix!) Absolutely NO experience necessary. We have an instructor who is happy to teach beginners, and we provide the supplies. Already a knitter? Bring your project! Any questions, contact Nicole at Hope to see you there!
Coffee In Common
Fridays, 4-5pm EDT

FIRSTIES, this is a great way to meet new friends, reconnect with old ones, and meet the college staff! low key, casual, no pressure...grab a cup of coffee and stop in anytime to say HI - leave whenever you need to! Join Zoom Meeting at any time between 4-5pm ET.
Meeting ID: 977 4909 5712
For additional mobile options click here
Julian Street Library Study Space
Sunday - Thursday
7-10pm EDT

Virtual Study Spaces are a way to build accountability and a sense of community into your study routines. Join the zoom meeting to study alongside other students in the familiar atmosphere of Julian Street Library. As there is student interest, breakout rooms can also be utilized for group study sessions during the study space. To join, please register with your email at here.
College Office Virtual Hours
Monday - 10am-1pm EDT
Tuesday - 1-4pm EDT
Wednesday - 11am-2pm & 7-9pm EDT
Thursday - 11am-2pm EDT
Friday - 11am-2pm EDT

There are many ways to reach the college office while studying virtually - call, email, chat, or visit with us during our virtual office hours. Once in the Virtual Office click on the day/time and join via GOOGLE MEET. We look forward to seeing you!
Minecraft with Fellow Firsties
First College now has its very own 24/7 MINECRAFT server! Come explore a new world with your friends and classmates! To connect to the server, just type the following server address into the "Direct Connect" box in the multiplayer section: If you have any questions please email RGS Sean (

View all upcoming First College Events via the Virtual Office
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Joining Dan Pashman on The Sporkful podcast, Samin Nosrat, author of the bestselling cookbook Salt Fat Acid Heat and Hrishikesh Hirway, host of the podcast and Netflix show Song Exploder, accept a challenge: How much time can the three of them spend analyzing the most minute details of cookies? You will really enjoy this!

Here's how to make the pan-bang cookies in the episode.

Office of the Dean of Undergraduate Students

Primarily focused on enriching your student life here on campus, ODUS supports student-initiated programs and activities, student well-being, community standards, and campus events and programs. Each res college's Director of Student Life (ours is the fabulous Garrett Meggs) is associated with the Office of the Dean of Undergraduate Students.
The First College staff are excited to share some of our most favorite holiday recipes with you!  Click below to unlock the magic of the holidays...

Our beloved departed dining hall card checker and poll worker extraordinaire, Ms. Laura, now has her own Wikipedia page courtesy of Butlerite Naomi Hess '22!

Click here to visit this amazing page and read about her remarkable life and legacy.

There are still a few openings for tonight's session...

 Click below to apply to be a 2021 EcoRep!


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