Oh hey there, adoring fans. Are you sitting in the library or Huntsman right now, losing a fight-to-the-death battle with your bulk pack? Never fear! We are here to save you from boredom via the magic of instant messaging: UTB office hours are now in session! Hit us up on Gchat or AIM with our handy-dandy handle, firstname.lastname@example.org. Share some weekend gossip, ask us about the mysteries of the internet, whatever! And we promise to accept your invitation to chat, unlike *ahem* the alleged Feb Club Guru, who totally rejected our asses.
As you surely read about in Street last week, Feb Club is all the rage. Going out every night for a month, man, it really doesn’t get much better than that! Well, for some people. There’s a certain subset of senior that cares about Feb Club, really cares, like if-my-name-doesn’t-make-it-onto-the-plaque-I’m-staying-for-a-fifth-year cares. (The breakdown of fabulous prizes is listed on the senior class’s website: oooh, a flask, just in case Prohibition ever comes back and you need to smuggle moonshine out of Quad bathrooms.)
Why channel so much energy into winning, at most, a gift you could purchase for yourself at Things Remembered? Because it’s all about the experience, saying that you did it, that you managed to go out every single night for a whole month. And to that we say, hey, whatever floats your boat, go hard or go home, work hard/play hard, and various other cliches that may vaguely apply to the situation. Read the rest of this entry »
Gather round, kiddies, because the UA has another mind-bending survey for you to fill out! This survey (which–where our seniors at?–is good for exactly zero Feb Club stamps) asks us to identify the ways our Penn experience could have been slightly more awesome. Indeed, employing what strikes us as a very Carrie Bradshaw-esque turn of phrase, UA overlord Wilson Tong asks, “Do you ever wonder about what could have made your Penn experience even better?” Um, maybe less Survey Monkey links…aw, just kidding, UAsters. Read the rest of this entry »