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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 »
Even though, in recent weeks, the weather in Ithaca has been unseasonably warm, because of lack of alcohol during pledging students have found themselves feeling like a foreigner….cold as ice (to any 80s music fans out there). “I used to wear a liquor jacket out ever night. Now I’m freezing outside because I can actually... MORE »
Our first hazing story of the year! Hooray for fraternity hazing! Oh, wait. Not hoorayÃ¢Â€Â¦ Dear Campus Basement:What you are about to hear is disturbing and is not approved for mature audiences. So please, if youÃ¢Â€Â™re mature, donÃ¢Â€Â™t read this.My hazing started out simply enough, with a *** (frat letters omitted here) tradition: carving a... MORE »
In an effort to set a national precedent, Cornell University President David Skorton has vowed to put an end to fraternity pledging. In his Op Ed article published by the NY Times, Skorton outlined his plan to end hazing and replace the pledging period with a more positive initiation term. Cornell has been the site of... MORE »
Super Bowl Sunday turned out to be a whole lot less manly this year than usual, as Panhellenic sorority recruitment finally came to an end with Bid Day. On this notoriously emotional once-a-year holiday, freshmen girls are finally given bids to join one of SU’s renowned sororities after a grueling two week rush process, which... MORE »
I’m not going outside, at least not on bid day. That’s what it’s called, right? The one with the screaming girls running around campus? Senior Anthony Pantene notes his reluctance to go anywhere near Greek row as this weekend, as Rush kick off starts Friday. “I am SO excited! I just cannot wait to see... MORE »