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Article by emcorbet
March 17, 2012

Three reasons drinking alone is better than going to a bar on Marshall St

I’d like to state that I am not an alcoholic. But I do like a good drink. What I don’t like is going down to DJs/Chucks/Lucys/Flip Night and waiting for seemingly decades to get to the bar only to find out their drink selection is based on lackluster liquor and even shittier beer. Why bother?... MORE »

Article by Alex R
February 28, 2012

The 5 Classes You Must Take At SU Before You Graduate.

Picking classes at SU is a skill. Yes, some luck plays a role but ask any upper classman and they’ll tell you that preparation is key. So your friends at Campus Basement have complied a list of the five best classes to take next semester. If you can somehow take all five of these classes... MORE »

Article by emcorbet
February 27, 2012

Cuse Weekend in a Box!

Feeling like you really want to head to the bars this weekend but don’t have the oomph? Can’t justify the trek from Ackerman to Faegans in the chilly temps? Wish you could simply have the Chucks experience in your living room? Then fear no more ““ Campus Basement is here to service you (and your... MORE »

Article by Alex Rosenthal
February 20, 2012

New Fraternity Pledge Shocked to Realize Brothers Lied to Him During Rush

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 »

Article by Jonfen
February 12, 2012

“I Got Sooo Drunk Last Night,” Report Nation’s Future Leaders

On Sunday morning, numerous first-hand accounts revealed that a substantial percentage of America’s soon-to-be luminaries were severely intoxicated and self-incapacitated on the preceding evening. “Man, I was fucked up last night,” said future New York State Senator David Adelsberg ’12, “This hangover is killing me!” “My futon is covered in puke,” added the future Congressman.... MORE »

Article by Leah Folta
February 10, 2012

A Bartender’s Guide to College Parties

Just because you’re working exclusively with lowest-shelf alcohol and off-brand sodas, your fellow bartenders are quickly getting drunk, and you’re behind the dining table your roommates dragged outside doesn’t mean you’re anything less than a mixologist. You’re a crafter of dreams, a nurser of egos. You feed good times to the sober and liquid courage... MORE »

Article by G-Nonymous
February 9, 2012

Sober Sophomore Wanders into Nasties ““ Unsure What to Do

Local Sophomore Brian Ritzoff was in a bit of a bind last Friday afternoon when he found himself to be both sober and at Nasties ““ simultaneously. “So, like, what should I even order?” asked Brian. “Chicken nuggets? Would those even taste good right now?” As Brian stood there paralyzed by indecision, a Townhouse kid... MORE »

Article by Nicole G
February 5, 2012

Things to Do on Super Bowl Sunday

Low on plans on today? Here are 7 parties we know will be happening so you can celebrate this year’s most watched television event. The Frat: A guaranteed sausagefest with three bros playing a half-hearted game of beer pong. By the time you arrive, all the wings and chips will be gone. Bring a spoon... MORE »

Article by Jonfen
January 24, 2012

With New IFC Regulations, Rush Week Drinking Shifts to Sororities

In a slightly surprising turn of events, numerous sororities on campus were reported to have served hard alcohol and drugs at their rush week recruitment events. While fraternities were busy with their Dry Rush Week, or “3 Day Rush-apallooza” as the IFC now requires it be called, sororities and their PNM’s raged on into the... MORE »