Sara graduated from Brown University in 2010 with an A.B. in English. She spent her first year after college living, studying and working in Beijing, China. Currently, she writes for the Campus Companion, teaches at two independent schools in Rhode Island, and is applying to grad school. You can follow her @HSCboots.
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I never set much store by the supposed meteorological “expertise” of Punxsutawney Phil (yes, I had to google the correct spelling), and if this past weekend was any indication, it looks as though winter is here to stay for a little while longer. At some point, cabin fever will hit, and ‘ruit, Swishy-Swishy-No Face, and Finger Chess will only retain its novelty for so long. Enter Capture the Flag: College Style.
I don’t have the data to back this up, but I’m pretty sure that if you ever played a word association game where college was on a card, many, if not most, would say beer. It’s entered into our collective conscience that college is a time for hard liquor, keg stands, Beirut tournaments, flip-cup, and body shots. Even the quiet ones in high school succumb to their inner alc monster in college, where even they end up dancing on tables and yakking a la Julia Stiles in 10 Things I Hate About You.