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Article by Lia Woodward
November 2, 2011

Combining Halloween Weekend and Parents Weekend was a great idea

When it became incredibly clear that USC was going to make this year’s Parents Weekend and Halloween Weekend one in the same, I think I can speak for everyone when I say that we were all pretty excited by that idea.   The scantily clad antics typical to Halloween would undoubtedly be that much more... MORE »

Article by Alex Rosenthal
November 1, 2011

A Very Campus Basement Halloween

Halloween was pretty crazy this year for Campus Basement. From overly revealing costumes to insane frat parties, our writers had plenty to talk about. One thing that wasn’t mentioned: can we agree not to have Halloween on a Monday anymore? It makes it so we have like five Halloweens.  And that gets to be too... MORE »

Article by Rud
October 28, 2011

10 Awesome Ways To Get Kicked Out of a Halloween Party

1. Dress up as a character from Mario Kart and convert a large box into a makeshift boxcar to wear. Keep bananas in makeshift boxcar. Throw a banana peel behind you as you walk. Repeat. 2. Wear a Ghost Busters costume and tackle every party guest in a ghost or monster themed costume. Demand compensation... MORE »

Article by Lia Woodward
October 26, 2011

Students return to Halloween’s traditional roots by celebrating All Sluts Day instead

Halloween is fast approaching. Parties, costumes, scary movies, candy: all of it adds up to the same excellent October 31st we experience every year. However, Halloween wasn’t always about dressing up in clever outfits, trick-or-treating, and grabbing onto one’s attractive friends during the parts of The Sixth Sense that still scare me.   Most people... MORE »

Article by Lia Woodward
October 19, 2011

Notorious hot button issue ends in hugs thanks to the magic of 4am conversation

There are many from this campus, this country, and probably even the world that never thought a long standing, unanswerable, hot button issue could reach an amicable conclusion, but a group of USC students proved everyone wrong several nights ago.   Last Saturday (or Sunday, depending on your worldview) at around midnight, Joanie Kershing, a... MORE »

Article by Leigh
September 17, 2011

Party at President Skorton’s House!

Since the policy for fraternity parties has changed this semester, many freshmen have been left wondering €œwhere am I gonna get my keystone buzz on and rub up against total strangers?€ Freshmen year without being crowded into the hot sweaty basement of a fraternity house and waking up in a “sober monitor” shirt (that you... MORE »

Article by Piliour
September 4, 2011

The Party

The scene: a frat party. One guy, one girl. Love is in the air. Ok, lust is in the air. Ok, the guy thinks lust is in the air. She thinks there’s a weird smell in the air. But what else are they thinking:   Him: Damn, look at her! What an ass!   I’m... MORE »

Article by Rud
May 14, 2011

Local High School Kids Have Nowhere to Party

Local Syracuse high school Senior, Lacey Mazza, is concerned about Syracuse University’s school year coming to an end.  “During the school year, we’d all pretty much just dress up [read: slut it up] and walk right into house parties, sometimes talk our way into the frats, but now that all the students are home for... MORE »