UCLA Freshmen Try to Bring Smiles to Campus

Compliment Guys greet classmates walking to class on Mondays.

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On Monday afternoons, three young students at UCLA stand on the Bruin Walk, a common pathway that students take to class. The three freshmen pepper their classmates with personalized compliments and high fives. They're called the "Compliment Guys," and they are making names for themselves at their school.

The Daily Bruin says that the Compliment Guys, who don matching high socks, capri scrubs, capes, and hats, hope to create a nicer environment on their campus. They got their inspiration from students at Purdue University, who started a similar operation.

Either way, their classmates at UCLA seem to enjoy the compliments.

"Those guys are hilarious," one student says. "I don't think I would've been so willing to put myself out there as a first-year at this big school."

Another added, "Their little red capes make me laugh. And I get kind of amped after a good high five."

Maybe it's your turn to start tossing out compliments to random passersby on your campus. Seems to be a hit at Purdue and UCLA, right?

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