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How to Guarantee Victory on Flip Night
Step 1: Order a beer.
Step 2: Call heads.
Step 3a: It’s heads. You win a free beer.
Step 3b: It’s tails. You get to drink a beer anyway.
Step 4: Repeat steps 1-3.
1) For all you Resident Advisors, I’ve been there. I get it. You have to close this campus down and invariably there will be some asshole who doesn’t want to leave the dorm by 6pm Sunday afternoon which means you won’t get out of here until long after your sanity and patience have skidaddled. More... MORE »
I’d like to state that I am not an alcoholic. But I do like a good drink. What I don’t like is going down to DJs/Chucks/Lucys/Flip Night and waiting for seemingly decades to get to the bar only to find out their drink selection is based on lackluster liquor and even shittier beer. Why bother?... MORE »
Picking classes at SU is a skill. Yes, some luck plays a role but ask any upper classman and they’ll tell you that preparation is key. So your friends at Campus Basement have complied a list of the five best classes to take next semester. If you can somehow take all five of these classes... MORE »
Feeling like you really want to head to the bars this weekend but don’t have the oomph? Can’t justify the trek from Ackerman to Faegans in the chilly temps? Wish you could simply have the Chucks experience in your living room? Then fear no more ““ Campus Basement is here to service you (and your... MORE »
Now that Syracuse University’s IFC spring rush period has finally come to an end, aspiring Greeks around campus have officially made the coveted transition from GDIs to worthless maggot pledges, prepared for the toughest physical and mental challenge of their college careers. Delta Theta pledge Marc Nason, however, was caught off guard to learn that... MORE »
If you thought school was expensive when you enrolled at Syracuse University, think again – the prices have just gone up. Meal plans are slated to average $3,120 per 14 week semester for the 2012-2013academic year. “I did the math,” sophomore Jeremy Lukeidis said. “If I could spend the money on the food I want... MORE »
Low on plans on today? Here are 7 parties we know will be happening so you can celebrate this year’s most watched television event. The Frat: A guaranteed sausagefest with three bros playing a half-hearted game of beer pong. By the time you arrive, all the wings and chips will be gone. Bring a spoon... MORE »
Ah, the dawn of a spring semester at Syracuse University ““ a time when spring itself is nothing but a thought over yonder, behind the mile-high snow banks and record-breaking wind chills. A time when students return to campus and thus, rejoice in their awaiting academia, frolicking to the thought of cold nights spent curled... MORE »
From studying for finals to partying your ass off (literally?) to discovering that there are no jobs for you once you leave so you might as well just keep partying, this is May’s first Around the Web! Sorry For Partying: http://bit.ly/IGEX07 College Candy: 1 in 2 College Grads are Unemployed/Underemployed [Current Events Cheat Sheet] http://collegecandy.com/2012/04/30/1-in-2-college-grads-are-unemployed-or-underemployed-current-events-cheat-sheet/... MORE »
Coming to you today is a very special Tuesday edition of Around the Web! Mostly because we forgot to do one on Friday. Enjoy! TUN.com Are you sexy and you know it?! University of Missouri will be. Grindstone Fitness Studio offers their students unlimited yoga, spinning, and kickboxing classes w/ full membership for $53.58/month.... MORE »
Check out the latest stuff from Around the Web! TUN.com Having a party in your dorm room?! At Stella’s Pizza, located near Temple University, it’s $14.95 for 2XL pizzas, $12.75 for 2 LARG pizzas, and $9.65 for 2 SML pizzas. Wanna make it into a block party?! Get 3 any size pizzas, get the fourth... MORE »
It’s getting to be that wonderful time of the year. Flowers are blooming. Finals aren’t quite here yet. And Rick Santorum is beginning to show his true colors (or hatred for people thereof). Ah, spring time. And of course, with spring comes a dreaded time for high school seniors, anxiously awaiting notice from a university... MORE »
The year is 1992. Bill Clinton has just begun his non-scandalous term in office. Aladdin is dominating the box office while people argue that this whole Disney animation thing is “just a phase.” And Microsoft released Windows 3.1, forever solidifying its place as the best computer software ever. In essence, 1992 was nirvana. Because “Smells... MORE »
The Syracuse Orange have made it to the Elite Eight without star center Fab Melo, who, a few weeks ago, became ineligible for the NCAA Tournament due to academic reasons. Without the seven-footer in the paint, the Orange have relied on clutch performances from Scoop Jardine, Kris Joseph and Dion Waiters. Tonight, though, the Orange... MORE »
It’s March Madness! Check yourself into an asylum and then check out some stuff from our friends around the web. Sorry For Partying: http://thes4p.com/blog/article/581/why-your-girlfriend-hates-the-ncaa-tourney http://thes4p.com/blog/article/565/the-s4p-pickem-challenge-ways-to-guarantee-being-the-last-chosen-in-a-pick-up-g College Party Guru: http://collegepartyguru.com/themes/pages.php?link=Luck_of_the_Irish Shut Your Fat Mouth: http://shutyourfatmouth.tumblr.com/ I Don’t Feel Bad About It: http://idontfeelbadaboutit.blogspot.com/2011/11/i-wish-i-knew-how-to-quit-you-one-tree.html The University Network: http://tun.com/ MORE »
Seriously? Is this really happening? Let me get this straight: Melo, and I’m completely guessing here, skips a few classes and now he’s ineligible for the tournament? Seriously? I’m going to guess yet again and say that Melo is not the first Syracuse athlete to fail to meet certain academic requirements like going to “class,” or turning... MORE »
The bracket has been set for all of 31 minutes and already Syracuse sophomore Paul Pitt has allowed the madness to take over him. According to sources, Pitt has neglected to shower for four straight days and has consumed a mere two meals in those 96 hours. “Of course I’m concerned about him,” said roommate... MORE »
If you’re looking for St. Patty’s ideas, trying to accept your obsessive pop culture disorder, or working on preventing yourself from more horribly drunken hook-ups, then look no further. It’s all in this week’s Around the Web. Sorry for Partying: http://thes4p.com/blog/article/557/just-say-no-to-drunken-hookups I Don’t Feel Bad About It: http://idontfeelbadaboutit.blogspot.com/2012/01/obsessive-pop-culture-disorder.html College Party Guru: http://collegepartyguru.com/themes/pages.php?link=Luck_of_the_Irish MORE »
Mahwah, New Jersey-In a whirlwind decision, Ramapo College administrators agreed that starting this semester, the college will no longer give students a Spring break. However, in an experimental move that will either garner high praises or arouse copious concerns, Ramapo will being giving all school faculty a Spring break. This includes professors and administrators, as... MORE »
It’s Friday, which means it’s time for us to feature some awesome content from our friends around the web! In this week’s edition, you can find out some techniques for dealing with your roommate (homicide is not an option, although if you’ve successfully pulled it off, I’m sure people would love to know how…), calculate how... MORE »
Alan Panzer, Syracuse Class of 2008, misses room 206 in Sadler Hall. “That place was the best,” says Panzer, who lived in a split double. “I had windows! And a desk! And I could walk around! I remember at the time being so angry and thinking, “This is the tiniest room in the world.’ “I... MORE »
Happy First Friday of Lent! Oh, it isn’t a happy day? My bad. Well now it can be happy, because we’ve got some gifts from our friends around the web! If you’re looking for that special place to swap spit and other things (Pokemon cards?), check out Sorry For Partying. Getting ready for Spring Break?... MORE »
Yo yo yo! Whasup, my linjas? Is that racist? Shit, if that’s racist, I’m sorry, dawgs. My b. But I’ve got a wicked case of Lin fever. Like, I went to the hospital and they said I had a 103Âº fever, “most likely caused by a venereal disease.” Which I’m assuming is doctor-speak for Linsanity.... MORE »
Check out the latest and greatest from our friends around the web! Whether you’re angry about McDonalds being out of chicken McNuggets, looking to reminisce about how amazing Titanic was, looking to throw a party without smelling bacon, or interested in learning what kinds of hangovers there are (hint: they’re all bad), this week’s links answer... MORE »
We here at Campus Basement came to a conclusion last week: Jeremy Lin is Asian! We had no idea. After this sank in, we brainstormed new segments and decided we need more music stuff on our site. And so, without further ado, we present to you the first installment of Frat Party Music (Blank) Years... MORE »
Our friends Irina Dvalidze and Cheryl Mowczan at The Newshouse put together this awesome compilation between innocent preschoolers and corrupt college kids talking about what love means. The fact that the preschoolers are more pronounced than the college students speaks volumes about our generation. Regardless of how you feel about love, whether it exists only... MORE »
Gentlemen. I won’t sit here and and blabber on about, “I know what girls want!” That’s a lie. No one knows what girls want. Girls don’t even know what they want. But I do know what girls don’t want. At least I think I do. Come to think of it, I’m not sure about that either.... MORE »