Finals season is here, and if you’re reading this, it probably means you can’t study. If you’re in Van Pelt or Fisher, the guy in front of you won’t stop farting and some idiot nearby is chewing gum with an open mouth. (Seriously, stop that.) If you’re in Saxby’s– Well, if you’re lucky enough to have a table, let alone a power source– it’s so loud that you want to headbutt your Math104 textbook. The point is, your regular study spots suck. If you’re not willing to stay secluded in your room but don’t want to go downtown for a quiet corner, let UTB guide you in the direction of your dream study space.
Sweeten Alumni House
Location and hours: 3533 Locust Walk; varies, closed at nights
Food nearby?: Yes
Best for: Writing a paper
Description: How many times have you passed by this place without even giving it a second thought? The Alumni House isn’t just for alumni– anyone can use it. It’s really lovely inside, with comfy couches, nice bookshelves, fireplaces, and dark wooden chairs. And it’s so close to everything on campus, it’s almost a crime you’re not there now.