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Friday, February 2nd, 2007
10:55 pm
[celine_bean]
i secratly hate all of you
but not really at all
because i went to risd pre college
summer 05
and i miss it so much
i met the most amazing people
and my roomate and i are still friends
i hope you all enjoyd it!

envy
Friday, September 8th, 2006
4:21 pm
[oddlyenoughido]

Rhode Island Intercollegiate Independent Film Festival



Hosted by the RWU Student Literary Magazine.

Saturday, September 16th
7 pm till about 10 pm

Showing the top 3 films.

3rd place: Dante, RISD
2nd place: Word Picture Verses, RISD
1st place: An Uzi at the Alamo, RWU & URI

There will be food.

Located on the RWU campus, behind the Architecture Building. (if it rains, we will relocate to a room in the College of Arts and Sciences, room TBA).


Come, support RI students and independent films!
Wednesday, August 9th, 2006
10:49 am
[emo_redrum]

Summer is so boring without RISD. 
How was everyone's trip home?

Monday, August 7th, 2006
11:42 pm
[kieraslyre]
hey risd kids..

-First name: Kristen
-Gender: Female
-Major: Painting with Charles Dwyer
-Grade (just finished):11th
-dorm: south 2
Monday, July 3rd, 2006
4:04 pm
[emo_redrum]
So I love RISD. i hope everyone else does>_<
its just harder to make a lot of friends awhen your a commute:( but my classes are pretty cool. :) i hoe everyones having a blast!
Friday, June 23rd, 2006
12:10 pm
[vicious_bambi]
Clothing
So I'm wondering what the weather is like in Providence, and what kinds of clothes I should bring? Should I pack long jeans, or more shorts? Hooded sweaters?

I live in Southern California, and the shoes that I basically wear all year round are my flip flops/ sandals.

What should I expect in Providence?

Thanks!
Thursday, June 22nd, 2006
9:05 pm
[takenatall]
I need to get my hair-cut. I have a short (prertty damn short) hair and I'm a girl so it's hard finding someone good. But it's touching my neck and driving me insane and I need it done in Providence, Saturday. Where to go? Walking distance from RISD?
6:18 pm
[emo_redrum]
questions

kay so... just to verify...
Saturday the 24th is orientation at 9 am? 
its located in the upper met cafe?
and is it for students and parents?
and when is the first day of classes?

Tuesday, June 20th, 2006
11:34 pm
[blackened_jade]
3 MORE DAYS!!!
I'm excited! Who else is excited? *jumps up and down* (I'm not this annoying in real life, I promise ^_^)

Quick question about laptops: About how many people really bring one? How safe would it be to keep it in the dorm? Would there be a place to lock it? How about internet? I heard that there's a fairly good connection, but is it wireless or do I need an ethernet cord?

Thanks for your help!

Current Mood: artistic
Monday, June 19th, 2006
1:17 pm
[somekindofnoise]
By the way, how's the tap water in Providence? Safe and tasty? Or...?

Maybe I should just use my ID at the Met, since apparently I'll have a shit ton of money left.
Wednesday, June 14th, 2006
11:05 pm
[the_transient]
questions questions
Hello everybody,

Since it's getting really close to precollege and I need to start packing and preparing I have some questions for past precollegers.

Is the RISD store really that expensive? The tour guide at the preview said it was the same as any other store but I have my doubts.

If I'm not majoring in painting do I need to get Oils? All I have is acrylics but I don't know if I should buy them beforehand, if the risd store is actually very expensive.

How vicious are the critiques? I'm kind of shy and I feel like they are going to be the hardest thing for me :\

What do they do during the first few days to get everyone aqquainted? And why is the art show like two days before the last day instead of the very last day?

If you were a drawing major is it really that brutal? Will I have time to socialize?

What are the washing machines like? Pretty much all my clothes are hand washable... so thats not good.

How much food should you bring for your dorms? Can you take stuff back from the met to supplement buying snacks for the night?

Should I bring my old work? Is there any reason to?

Is it worth it paying the fee to use the brown facilities and pool and stuff? Does anyone ever actually go swimming there?

Ive heard on this board that there is no air conditioning, but when I went to the preview the girl said that the rooms are air conditioned. Did this change or was it only in that building?

Do the bathrooms get really dirty?

Is internet connection pretty consistent in the dorms or is it better to just use computers provided?

Anything else I should be prepared for or anything else I should know?

Ok I guess I'll stop there since I already asked too many questions. But thank you to anyone that responds
Sunday, June 11th, 2006
10:51 pm
[blackened_jade]
Getting close!
Less than two weeks until precollege starts and I just found this community now. hehe...better late than never, I always say. (well not *always* but you know what I mean ^_^)

So as we get closer and closer to the start of the program why don't we share some basic information to help us identify each other when we're there?
-First name
-Gender
-Major
-Grade (just finished)
-One random fact about yourself

I'll start:
Tina
Female
Jewelry
Sophmore
I may be one of the youngest people there (I don't turn 16 until July 19)

Current Mood: excited
Thursday, June 8th, 2006
9:37 pm
[dying_to_die]
Wow Two more weeks until Precollege. I Dont get out of school until the 20th. Wow im super exicted to meet everyone and seeing the amazing art.

I basically made Precollege the subject of all my conversations for the last 3 weeks. My friends cant shut me up and you can defiantly see the anger when i want to bring it up. But if i dont talk about it i think i would Explode.

but yeah. I Cant wait to see You Guys there. I can see the conversation now..yeah i signed up for the Live Journal RISd precollege group..wait..are you so and so..why yes i am..cool...lol lame. HAHAHA

Current Mood: content
Sunday, May 21st, 2006
9:11 pm
[swaly]
WORD
i will be TAing some of you kids in basic design class
sweet
11:40 am
[the_transient]
who's excited??
Precollege is in a little more than a month! Who else is excited?? I am. :D :D
Tuesday, May 16th, 2006
8:33 pm
[somekindofnoise]
A question for previous pre-college students:

Doing one's own laundry vs. Professional laundry service.

Which would you suggest?
Wednesday, April 12th, 2006
5:09 pm
[missing_gary]
i got my bill a few weeks ago, and my acceptance letter a month or so ago. But no confirmation packet yet...should I be concerned? Has anybody got their confirmation packets yet?
Tuesday, April 11th, 2006
1:10 am
[oddlyenoughido]
For all those interested, we have an independent film festival on September 16th!! far off i know.. i'm telling you now so that you can make your own films and submit them by September 1st!! More information as to mailing address... this is just to get the word out to grab your video camera and start filming!!

Held on RWU campus

All RI colleges (students and alumni) are invited to submit and attend!

**Best film receives a prize, more details later.

If you are interested, comment here or e-mail RIfilmfestival@gmail.com
I can send you information about the festival and answer any questions you may have.

Thank you very much!
Laura Wind
Monday, March 27th, 2006
7:30 pm
[vicious_bambi]
I got PAINTING! first choice! SO EXCITED you have no idea!!!!!! :D yay my insides are freaking right now lol
Saturday, March 18th, 2006
12:31 pm
[somekindofnoise]
Yay! I got my acceptance letter today and I am VERY excited. I'm in my first choice, Illustration, so I'll be seeing all of you on June 24th! \:D/

Current Mood: giddy
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