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Article by Leah Folta
October 26, 2011

Beloved carving-pumpkins-while-drunk college tradition is dangerous, experts say

Halloween has always been like the opening ceremony for the holiday season. The weather’s a little crisper, the half-dozen campus trees that change leaves have done so, and nerds battle unfailingly to find the most hilarious, obscure costume they can. One October essential, sadly, is facing criticism. “The Health Center has seen a rise in... MORE »

Article by Alex Rosenthal
October 20, 2011

Study: Repeatedly Chanting Person’s Name Doubles Their Likelihood of Giving In to Peer Pressure

A team of psychologists recently wrapped up a high-profile, nationwide research project that concluded that repeatedly chanting a person’s name ““ particularly teens and college students ““ increased their likelihood of giving in to peer pressure by 100 percent. A subject placed in the control group was situated in the basement of a frat party... MORE »

Article by Piliour
October 10, 2011

Entire Campus Too Drunk to Attend Football Game

Saturday was like any other day at Marist. Birds were chirping. The wind was blowing at approximately 104 mph. And everyone was sippin’ on the finest of brews: Natural Light. The difference on this fated Saturday, October 1, was that certain people didn’t know where to draw the line. And by “certain people,” I mean... MORE »

Article by db
September 24, 2011

ILR Study: Campus Bar Will Raise GPA’s

Ah, yet another story about the positive effects of alcohol. With an on-campus bar set to open in the Ivy Room this spring, the Cornell Pub Committee wants to pick business hours that will be most beneficial to students.   A sample of undergraduate ILRies were tested to see if consuming alcohol before class provides... MORE »

Article by apost
September 21, 2011

This is real news!

I know when you read that article in The Sun yesterday ya’ll thought to yourselves…wow this is a great Campusbasement article. But no, you did not pick up the wrong publication. B.o.B did initially refuse to pay his bar tab at Level B. This is because in society when you’re rich you don’t have to... MORE »

Article by Leah Folta
September 17, 2011

Junior struggles to end abusive relationship with Prestige

“It’s still hard to turn it down, sometimes,” junior Alexa remarks wistfully, hugging herself against the first chill of fall, lost in drunk memories. Some awesome, some hilarious, some about trying fight some dude in line at 3am in Del Taco. I assume. “We had some great weekends, but I have to remind myself how... MORE »

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August 20, 2011
Article by Leah Folta
June 10, 2011

College wine expertise: easier than regular wine expertise

You are not an expert. But that’s OK! Based on my research (glasses and glasses of research), neither are most college students, and if you don’t want to be the guy who’ll explain the difference between the 10 and 100 dollar bottle of wine, you don’t have to be. Tannins, shmannins! Am I right? Below... MORE »