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Club Stroz – the main library on campus; The Robert Manning Strozier Library (Club Stroz) is known as the “social library.” Club Stroz represents the evolution of the modern college library — a one-stop academic and campus community spot for every Seminole — 7 days a week. It’s the premier location to immerse yourself in your coursework and browse book collections, as well as the place to congregate, snack, satisfy your caffeine fix (home to the nation’s first double-sided Starbucks), and make valuable peer connections.
Garnet and Gold Guys – started in 1998 at the home opener against Duke; two fervent student fans painted themselves with paint and glitter and raced around the stands encouraging fans to cheer for the team.
Golden Girls & Co. – FSU’s prestigious dance team that performs at all home basketball games, Pow Wow, and numerous events throughout the year.
Marching Chiefs – the largest collegiate marching band in the world; the Marching Chiefs perform at all home football games, select away games, and the annual post-season bowl game.
Market Wednesday – every Wednesday during the school year, the Oglesby Union hosts a combination of local vendors and recognized student organizations.
Pow Wow – the annual homecoming pep rally, Pow Wow takes place the night before the homecoming game and features performances by the FSU Flying High Circus, the cheerleaders, the Golden Girls & Co., the Marching Chiefs, and headlines well-known entertainers like Kathy Griffin, Jimmy Fallon, and Stephen Colbert. The evening concludes with the coronation of the new Homecoming Chief and Princess.
Rec Sportsplex – this 104-acre facility serves as the perfect place for students to participate in Intramural Sports and other recreational activities. Rec Sportsplex is located on FSU’s southwest campus and has 21 fields with 12 multipurpose fields, four tournament fields, and five softball diamonds.
The Globe – home to the Center for Global and Multicultural Engagement. Designed to promote student interaction among diverse groups within the University community.
The Rez – aka the ‘FSU Reservation’ is a 73-acre facility located on beautiful Lake Bradford, just four miles from campus. A unique natural setting offering canoeing, kayaking, picnicking, swimming, sand volleyball, disc golf, and many other activities.