Beer cans with words "pre" and "game"

The language of drinking

Merriam-Webster says that the earliest written or printed use of “pregame” was in 2004, but it wasn’t until this past month that the word made its permanent mark on the dictionary in its newest, college-friendly form.
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The greatness of frat parties

Lost in Confusion

Whenever I feel just the right amount of unfounded recklessness and self-hatred, I go to a frat party. And usually, I’m going to be honest, it turns out to be absolutely incredible. I’m talking better than giving Mickey Mouse a high five at Disneyland, better than perfectly sliding your anecdote
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Berkeley is crawling with worms

Tales of Two Cities

Bookworms, that is. Last month, I left work completely overwhelmed. The 49 wasn’t coming, so I walked home on the hottest afternoon, ever. I’m pretty sure parts of my skin melted off in protest of the high temperature — I have yet to discover the patches they left behind. On
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