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Admit it: you, like everybody else, went on a supervised tour of Syracuse University some time in your past. We all remember being herded like cattle around the quad, being told constantly that the steps of Carnegie Library led nowhere as our parents embarrassed us in front of our elder classmates. Judging by the excess... MORE »
Centro has announced that changes will be made to its South Campus and Connective Corridor buses after vehicles struck pedestrians on three separate occasions in the past week. A spokesperson for Centro had this to say about the incidents; “We have been criticized in the past for the lack of timely arrival of our buses,... MORE »
On Tuesday, the Syracuse Police Department suffered another huge hit: the Onondaga County District Attorney’s office opened an investigation into whether or not SPD is, in fact, a real police squad. “They’ve been around for hundreds of years, yet not once have I seen anyone arrested or, for that matter, even investigated,” said DA Kurt... MORE »
Mere weeks after Penn State became a nationwide spectacle, another scandal emerged in the world of college athletics, this time involving the Syracuse Orange and their basketball team’s assistant coach Bernie Fine. According to reports, allegations were brought to the Syracuse Police Department as early as 2002 accusing Mr. Fine of molesting two former ball... MORE »
Department of Safety officers at Syracuse University discovered an underground black market for the distribution of popular computer software ““ used primarily in Newhouse ““ after checking on a South Campus apartment Monday afternoon. Two DPS officers conducting a routine apartment check on Small Road were surprised to find over a dozen students sitting... MORE »
Due to how freaking ridiculously cold it is right now, the Syracuse University Health Center issued a special email alert informing the student body of the dangers of frostbite, hypothermia, and other cold weather injuries. Some of the brilliantly handy tips they offer on how to stay warm in sub-freezing temperatures include putting on a... MORE »
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In the wake of numerous South Campus apartment break-ins over Thanksgiving break and in recent weeks, the Syracuse Department of Public Safety announced in a press conference Thursday the hiring of child prodigy Kevin McAllister as a private security consultant. Mr. McAllister’s primary task will be to beef up anti-burglary measures in South Campus apartment... MORE »
The Challenge: The life of a student is full of stress. Boredom, isolation, exams, relationship and finances are common causes of stress in a student. The Science: Despite the hectic schedule and busy life, there are many ways that students can fight stress and relax. The Solution: Here are simple ways and tips that can... MORE »
Dear Campus Basement readers, Are you curious to see who the incoming freshmen are? Do you want to hear how young and innocent they all are? Are you reminiscing when you were still in high school and were anticipating Cuse? Well you are in luck because I have recently gone undercover posing as an incoming... MORE »
It appears Google Street View caught a glimpse of a typical Syracuse occurrence. Well, so much for renting this house. Robbers in syracuse… typical. MORE »
The Carrier Dome is the nation’s largest on-campus basketball venue and the student section, Otto’s Army, is its heart and soul. Syracuse students will camp outside in the frigid Syracuse winter for days on end outside of the Dome in an area known affectionately as “Boeheimburg”. When the game tips off, no other arena can... MORE »
Sam’s dad bet him $100 that he couldn’t do one backflip (backflip, gainer, wallflip, etc.) each day of 2011. Well, let’s just say that Sam’s dad is now $100 poorer and Sam is probably dizzy as shit. Watch this amazing video of Sam doing crazy backflips all over Cuse. Pretty damn impressive. He also shoots... MORE »
A student currently attending Washington University hates his life. According to reports, he/she spends hours each day thinking up the cleverest comments possible to distract himself from his/her own self-hatred, including “You’re not funny” and “This isn’t funny.” This student was last seen playing World of Warcraft. And he is NOT Chuck Norris. It has... MORE »
Lyrics: This one is for the girls with North faces Leggings, UGG boots, you know we had braces, When we come up on ya’ campus, you better respect us If not, fall back, don’t try to undress us And we pretty, we’re witty, we rock Hello Kitty We spend our parents money on a trip to... MORE »
And, I quote my friend Kaitlin “Having double computer screens is essential on game days..” MORE »
Title says all. During peacefully Occupy Movement, police came in to tear down tents and proceeded to arrest students who stood in their way. Once students peacefully demanded the release of the arrested, a police officer unnecessarily pepper sprays the students to open a path for the rest of the officers MORE »