If you haven’t caught on yet, the campus tour guide lied during your prospie days: while a lot of parties and events on campus are open to all, there are infinitely more places where you are 100%, completely, not welcome. Your friend’s friend is having a pregame? Not with you. That guy down the hall has 80 people in his room? He doesn’t want you to be one of them. Your roommate is watching Downton Abbey with someone from her Chem lab? Get your own popcorn, moochy.
Maybe this never happens to you, but for the rest of us, weekends require some work to prevent a lonely Netflix binge. Sometimes this can be done with dignity. Others, you have to invite yourself somewhere where you were not originally wanted. This takes a bit of finesse, but never fear! The Thrill is here to guide you. Continue reading