… And we’re back! Illinois State University students returned to campus last month for the start of the fall 2014 semester. And if the Quad looked a little busier than normal, there’s a good reason: This is our largest freshman class in more than 20 years.

That also means there were lots of great campus photos posted to Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook during August. Check them out below. (We posted a separate recap just for move-in and Welcome Week.)

Every month on the STATEside campus blog, we use Storify to give our readers a “best of” photo gallery, powered by tweets, Instagram photos, and Facebook posts from the previous month.

So here’s a look at the best photos of the Illinois State campus community shared on social media in August 2014.

Ryan Denham can be reached at rmdenha@IllinoisState.edu.