12 Reasons You Know You Go to American Univerisity
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12 Reasons You Know You Go to American Univerisity

I Know I Am A WONK

12 Reasons You Know You Go to American Univerisity

American University, a school that is definitely unique. Everyone says their school is special and not like the next, but AU is different. It is not your typical school and everyone who has spent any time at American can tell you that. These 12 reasons describe Americans characteristics in a nutshell.

1. Kerwin is the man even if we rarely see him.

Kerwin as President is amazing. When you see him everyone gets excited, even though it is a rare sight. There is not an AU basketball game without a Neil chant happening.

2. You still try to get rides at night on the LA Quad no matter how cold it is.

The sentence, "you need to wait to be handpicked to get into a car with a frat guy you have never met," sounds interesting. Hopefully, you get a wristband and if you don't, they pile you in like a clown car.

3. Watching the news is a normal thing to do after going out.

People go out to parties and then come back and watch the news; that sounds like AU to me. Just don’t get them on the subject of which news station is better.

4. The debate is a bigger event than the Super Bowl.

The debate is a bonding experience for all AU students. It is where yelling and debating occur all night. And football? What’s that?

5. Every one of your friends is from Jersey.

It kind of stinks not to live there because everyone hangs out together over break.

6. Classes are more likely to be attended than sports games.

People only attend on Blue Crew Night where there are free t-shirts and pizza. Let's step up the school spirit.

7. You cannot have a subway sandwich on any break because you eat it too much at school. Subway is the best option at 1 am, but that means you have it way too many times a semester.

The best way to use the meal swipe and fulfill the late night hunger. I promised myself no subs over Christmas break.

8. You avoid TDR like the plague.

Some people can handle it, but most avoid it because if they go, they might get the plague.

9. You hear and see the term WONK too many times.

Self explainatory...

10. Cava is your go to place. Cava is THE place to go.

That might change though if Chick fil A comes in! There is a good chance this is where a lot of Eagle Bucks go.

11. You have run for the AU bus multiple times a day.

Those buses come so few and far between, you will do anything you can to make sure you are not standing any longer than you have to.

12. You are broke from the cost of AU and the price of the city.

Sales tax at 14% -- what is that? AU’s prices each time it kills me a little inside.

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