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Article by carolineoreilly
December 28, 2012

The Story of Syllabus Week

Syllabus Week, known as the “Festival of Natty Lights” to many, will soon be upon us once more. Though widely celebrate by most college students, there are many who have forgotten the true meaning of the weeklong celebration. To remind us why we celebrate Syllabus Week, we have decided to retell the story of how... MORE »

Article by Chris Varney
October 18, 2012

Fraternity refuses to suspend uranium enrichment program despite sanctions

   Another round of negotiations fell through between the Tau Kappa Chi (TKX) Fraternity and the United Nations concerning TKX’s uranium enrichment program Wednesday. This most recent round of negotiations appears to be the last as neither side is willing to make concessions. The fraternity and the UN have been in talks since UN weapons... MORE »

Article by Becca Grumet
October 3, 2012

Come for the donuts, stay for the drunk people

You can get anything from fritters to bagels to breakfast sandwiches to ice cream to any kind of boba-related drink to cereal to cigarettes to vitamin water to iPhone cases to copies of your assignment due in an hour. MORE »

Article by drewthegoose
September 12, 2012

Fraternity Fails to Understand Irony Concerning Communal Beer Plan

A fraternity at the University of Missouri failed Friday to understand the irony behind their communal beer plan. The fraternity, Alpha Sigma Sigma, made a decision Thursday to have every one of their members chip in $10 to buy beer for their tailgate. “We wanted to have enough beer for all of the chicas,” member... MORE »

Video by jillboard
April 6, 2012

Call Ramapo, Maybe

“Call Me Maybe” is inarguably the best song to ever grace our planet. The godsend of a tune inspired some Ramafolk to dance, asking you to call Ramapo, maybe. However, it would be unwise and pointless to call Ramapo unless making a vulgar prank phone call. That is all. Enjoy the video with cameos from... MORE »

Article by Piliour
February 19, 2012

Blog of a Frat Bro: Trip to the Library

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 103º fever, “most likely caused by a venereal disease.” Which I’m assuming is doctor-speak for Linsanity.... MORE »

Video by emcorbet
January 30, 2012

Shit Syracuse Students Say

A Syracusean parody of Shit People Say brought to you by the Campus Basement: Syracuse Staff (including writer and actress Nicole Grabert!) with assistance from Ashlie Daubert and Anne Marie Suchanek. Looks like The Newshouse has their own version of Shit Syracuse Girls Say. Watch it! It’s really funny. MORE »

Article by Piliour
December 14, 2011

Dear Frat Brothers…Sincerely, Reply All

Dear Joe Frat: It’s me, Reply All. Remember me? Of course you do. To many of you, I’m simply known as Reply. Unfortunately, Reply is my brother. My parents weren’t very creative, and because my brother is more of a private, shy guy, they figured they’d try again with me, maybe see if they could... MORE »

Article by halfmanhalfamazing
December 9, 2011

Posting Your Article: The Emotional Turmoil of a Campus Basement Writer

Writers for Campus Basement are kind of similar to that Vietnamese prostitute I met while backpacking in Southeast Asia”¦we are constantly getting pissed on. “Are you honestly going to continue using my wall as advertising space?” asks my Grandma. “Yes Grammy, I am. And you know what else, I think your crocheting is overrated”¦yeah, I... MORE »