The Black Student Union's focus has shifted toward engagement with the new executive board.
The number of Black or African American students increased 18 percent compared with last year’s class.
Some students have struggled to make friends.
"All I want to do is be on campus."
There was also a small increase in the number of Black or African American freshmen enrolled.
"They'll have your back."
Despite ongoing issues and an influx of information, some students say they're excited to vote for the first time.