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Welcome back, students!

Aug 21, 2017

IU Bloomington’s campus can sometimes be creepily quiet during the summer. Watch it come back to life with the arrival of students and beginning of the fall semester. 

Description of the following video:

[Creepy sound effects]

[Video: Grainy, black and white video of empty campus locations: buildings, Indiana University’s baseball field, a wooden walkway, a statue and benches, chairs in a large common space, a bowling alley]

[Between the scenes, words appear: Where is everyone?]

[Video: A limestone gateway. A foot steps into view. The camera goes up to the female student’s face. She glances around, unsure. A hand comes into view and grabs her shoulder.]

Friend 1 speaks: We’re back!

[Video: The video switches to color. The student hugs friend 1.]

The student speaks: Oh, it’s so good to see you!

Friend 1 speaks: I know!

Friend 2 speaks: Hi!

[Video: The student and her friends greet each other. The camera goes into the air to show several people walking near and through the gateway.]

[Music begins]

Music voice 1 speaks: Are you ready for this?

Music voice 2 speaks: Uh-huh

[Video: Several active scenes: students dancing, a crowd of students near a fountain, football players run onto the field, students wave thundersticks, a marching band plays, people walk through a large lawn, students study, a crowd of students at a concert, musicians perform, a tall sculpture bathes a building in red and white light]

[Video: A multicolored cloud appears]

[Words appear: Welcome back!]

[Video: The Indiana University trident appears]

[Words appear: Indiana University]

[Words appear: Fulfilling the Promise]

[Words appear:]

[Music begins]

[Video: A one-way street sign. The student walks in one direction as a car drives the other way.]

The student speaks: Hey, you’re going the wrong way!

[End of transcript]

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