NSO (New Student Orientation for anyone living deep, deep under a rock) is in full swing and you freshmen must be overwhelmed by something. If your roommates, RAs, impending classes, or theme parties aren’t stressing you out, surely some of the lingo you’ve encountered has been confusing. Your trusted pals at UTB (Under the Button ;) ) are here to elucidate all those tricky abbreviations and nicknames you’ve been hearing this week.
A-Gut: Amy Gutmann: Our campus president and fearless leader. Although she goes by many names (Lady Gutmann, Her Highness), A-Gut is surely the most popular shorthand.
BYO: Bring Your Own: Due to Pennsylvania’s stringent liquor laws, many restaurants don’t have licenses to serve alcohol, but will allow you to bring your own bottle. You can browse this map for BYOs in and around University City.