Category Archive: Fun Around Grounds

#7: Streak The Lawn

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UVA is known to be a pretty fit campus.  Each day, you can see hundreds of students working out or running around Charlottesville.  If you want to see some of UVA’s most seasoned… Continue reading

#73: Witness the Purple Shadows on Jefferson’s Birthday

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April 13th is a time for celebration at the University of Virginia. Founder’s Day (Thomas Jefferson’s Birthday) marks a time for ceremonies, celebratory events and secret society activities. The List of 113 Things… Continue reading

#87: Use the 21 Box on the Lawn

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#87 on the list is one that goes well with picnicking on the Lawn. While you are enjoying a beautiful UVA day, munching on your Bodo’s or Take-It-Away, and making memories with your… Continue reading

#63: Eat a Picnic on the Lawn

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When the weather is warm, and you want have a fun, relaxing time, eating a picnic on the lawn is a great outdoor activity! On a beautiful Saturday afternoon, my boyfriend and I… Continue reading

#71: Cheer for the Lacrosse Team at Klockner Stadium

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(image source) If you haven’t caught a lacrosse game yet this season, April is the perfect month to make room in your schedule for a trip to Klockner Stadium. As the men’s team… Continue reading

#56: Study in the McGregor Room

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When looking for a quiet and stress-free atmosphere, many UVA students flee to the McGregor Room, located on the second floor of Alderman Library’s East Wing. Known as the “Harry Potter Room,” this… Continue reading

#89. Hang out at a Final Friday Reception at the U.Va. Art Museum

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Museums and fun are not normally two words we put together in a sentence.  After crossing #89 off your bucket list, though, you won’t hesitate to admit you had an awesome time at… Continue reading

#8 Paint Beta Bridge

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Beta Bridge is a UVA tradition, a billboard, a work of art, a giant memo board for students to use as they please. It is graffiti at it’s finest, constantly changing and attracting… Continue reading

#60. Stargaze at Open Observatory Night at O-Hill

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“O-Hill” often makes people think of the cafeteria-style food we all ate three (or more) times a day during our first-year.  Unless you took any of the intro-level astronomy classes to fill UVA’s… Continue reading

#78 Participate in a Sorority of Fraternity Philanthropy Event

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The past few months, Mad Bowl has been more suitable for ice-skating than frolicking. As winter starts to thaw, however, you may have noticed a sharp increase of fratstars out with their puppies,… Continue reading

#75: Get Artsy at the Fine Arts Café

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If you’re ever in the mood for delicious food and a great place to study, you have to check out the Fine Arts Cafe. Located in Campbell Hall, this cafe predominantly caters to students in… Continue reading

#26: Take a Historical Tour of U.Va.

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As Wahoos, we walk by the Lawn and all over Grounds many times throughout the week.  On our way to class, heading to the AFC, grabbing food…it’s just a part of our routine… Continue reading

#72: Sled Anywhere on Grounds

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When we were children, we all loved the winter weather – which meant snow days, building snowmen, and of course – going sledding. In college, we still appreciate the rare snow day that… Continue reading