Brian is a soon to be senior at the University of Minnesota who's growing terrified of the impending termination of his college career. He's an aspiring journalist who spends his free time taking fantasy sports way too seriously, eating really spicy food and avoiding awkward small talk with people he only sort of knows. Brian's been mistaken for a Canadian countless times, but has never played hockey and doesn't even like maple syrup. He does say "eh" sometimes when he drinks though. Follow him on twitter @BrianArola
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You’re three beers deep, and you finally have to go to the bathroom, but you want to hold off for fear of “breaking the seal.” As any beer drinker knows, breaking the seal means that after your first bathroom trip, you’ll be going back like clockwork every fifteen minutes or so, severely limiting your fun. This isn’t just psychological, breaking the seal has science behind it, but it doesn’t work exactly how we think it does (there’s no actual seal broken).
Throwing a party can be a really good time, but welcoming a bunch of people you won’t know that well into your home has it’s obvious drawbacks. For instance, there’s a good chance some of your stuff might go missing afterwards. Think about your sketchiest friend. Now think about the sketchy people they’ll invite to your party. Scary right? Here’s some essential items to stow away and lock up before the party starts.
Monday Night Football is here ladies and gentleman, and with it comes our MNF drinking game, because anything that can make Jon Gruden more bearable to listen to is a damn good thing. Check back each week for new rules tailored for each match-up. NFC North match-ups are always bruising, which in this case will lead to [...]
You went a little too hard last night. You’re not sure whether it was that third tequila shot or tenth beer that put you over the top. You inevitably did something stupid. Maybe it was a stupid comment, maybe you told someone how you really feel or maybe you made out with someone who was not your significant other.
From here you seem to have two routes that you can take. Either own up to your mistake, or use the “I was really drunk” excuse. It’s been used a million times, but is it a legitimate excuse? Asking around, I’ve heard both sides of this argument and am now ready to make a ruling on the different situations that the excuse is used in.
The best drinking games mix a bit of ridiculousness with a lot of alcohol (read: Edward Forty-hands). The wizard staff drinking game is no different. As you can see from the photo above you accumulate quite the beer stack, or more appropriately staff, playing this game. Let’s go over the rules.
It’s Monday again, so get ready for The Campus Companion’s Monday Night Football Drinking Game.
The keg is among a college kid’s most precious commodities. Filled with liquid courage just waiting to be tapped, the keg is what makes a college party. Without it, it’s really more of a “get together” or something. But waiting in line for the keg is such a hassle. Getting to the front of the line is crucial in order to maintain your buzz. Here’s five ways to get to the front of that line.
Halloween is like God’s gift to college guys. Not only is it a built in party holiday, but girls voluntarily dress all slutty for it. How we pulled that one off, I’ll never know. Of course you’ve got to do Halloween right to maximize your enjoyment. Here’s some rules to guide you on your costume hunt.