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Saying goodbye: After the tears, there is a silver lining for those leaving last for college

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This week, while everyone was monitoring health care controversy and/or airing their feelings about Brett Favre, the first batch of freshmen moved off and into their new collegiate lives.


Rachel left first, driving to Mankato on Tuesday to check in early with the rest of the Bethany speech team.

On Wednesday, the MSUM boys spent 45 minutes repeatedly asking their parents, "Are we there yeeeet?" as they drove to move-in day at the dorms.

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