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    Coolest College Campuses

    I saw the thread about college towns and wondered about some cool campuses that people have seen. The two tops off the top of my head are:

    1. Pepperdine
    2. Eckerd College

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    Re: Coolest College Campuses

    What are the criteria for cool? Are we going on campus location, landscaping, area around campus, nightlife, food?


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    Re: Coolest College Campuses

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    What are the criteria for cool? Are we going on campus location, landscaping, area around campus, nightlife, food?

    The actual campus, not the town... personal preference on what you think is cool.



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    Re: Coolest College Campuses

    Well, ( after ISU ) my vote goes to Texas A&M.


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    Re: Coolest College Campuses

    Wonder how "cool" Pepperdine will look after they cut off their irrigation (a move they've already undertaken north of LA)



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    Re: Coolest College Campuses

    I was not impressed with A&M at all... But another one that was kinda cool in a strange way is Oral Roberts... All the gold is kinda crazy.... Oh, Air Force is up there too!



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    Re: Coolest College Campuses

    Harvard is pretty cool. Its not super-unique but the all of the history and the age of the buildings is neat.



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    Re: Coolest College Campuses

    I thought Michigan State was pretty cool. I love Oklahoma's, how the entire campus is built around the football stadium.




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    Re: Coolest College Campuses

    Quote Originally Posted by cycloneworld View Post
    Harvard is pretty cool. Its not super-unique but the all of the history and the age of the buildings is neat.
    Interesting Harvard point... I can't remember the movie, but it had Sean Connery that was supposed to be set at Harvard... They actually shot the Harvard scenes at University of Florida because they were filming in the winter and the similarity of the buildings..



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    Re: Coolest College Campuses

    Quote Originally Posted by cybsball20 View Post
    I was not impressed with A&M at all... But another one that was kinda cool in a strange way is Oral Roberts... All the gold is kinda crazy.... Oh, Air Force is up there too!
    Up like up in the mountains? Another one that I like is Rice. I spent a lot of time on their field at the end of the 06 season. It is amazing how much tradition and history that place has.


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    Re: Coolest College Campuses

    UC San Diego - check out their library:



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    Re: Coolest College Campuses

    Quote Originally Posted by cybsball20 View Post
    1. Pepperdine
    I have been to Pepperdine a few times...and if you are talking pure beauty...it ranks right up at the top for sure! Having a lawn that looks like a golf course and an ocean sitting in front of the campus certainly gives it an advantage!



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    Re: Coolest College Campuses

    Notre Dame. I know there'll be some haters and people that say well with all that money...

    The campus is beautifully landscaped and is kept in immaculate shape. Every building on campus is coordinated architecturally. The Grotto and The Dome and the Cathedral are beautiful. Plus who doesn't love a touchdown Jesus, I've been saying for years we need to put one on the side of Bergstrom.


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    Re: Coolest College Campuses

    Air Force, definitely.



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    Yea, Air Force is pretty sweet. Forgot about that trip.


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