'Happy and sad,' Union First-Year move in

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Daily Gazette

They come from 31 states and the District of Columbia. Representing 17 countries, nearly 30 percent are international or from underrepresented backgrounds. They were among the brightest students at their high schools, with 70 percent ranked in the top 10 percent of their class.

They are the 571 first-year students (selected from nearly 6,000 applications, a record) who make up the Class of 2019, and after a summer of anticipation, they officially began their Union experience Sunday, Sept. 6.

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