20 Things To Do When All of Your College Loses Power
Start writing a post
Student Life

20 Things To Do When All of Your College Loses Power

follow these tips for the best time possible during a full city blackout

20 Things To Do When All of Your College Loses Power
National Geographic

1. Leave your room. Make friends. You won't regret it.

2. Stargaze

<a href="https://images.8tracks.com/cover/i/001/527/118/tumblr_mwxw3h8Nlr1s1julao1_500-4386.jpg?rect=0,95,500,500&q=98&fm=jpg&fit=max" target="_blank"><img src="//az616578.vo.msecnd.net/files/2017/09/23/636417780821486303-1884906865_stargazingcartoon.jpg" alt="stargazing" style="display: block; margin: auto;"></a><a href="https://images.8tracks.com/cover/i/001/527/118/tumblr_mwxw3h8Nlr1s1julao1_500-4386.jpg?rect=0,95,500,500&q=98&fm=jpg&fit=max" target="_blank"></a>

the lack of light makes the stars seem incredibly bright

3. Text everyone you know who left campus for the weekend

4. Complain about the heat.

5. Hang out in the hall with people you just met.

be sure to bring all of your battery powered lighting

6. Have a dance party

just be careful not to hit the RA while dancing in the hallway

7. Take a cold shower to beat the heat.
8. Leave the city and go see a movie.

9. Go to IHOP with your new friends.

10. Play beach volleyball using the headlights of your car to light the court.

11. Hang up your hammock and read under the emergency lights.

12. Panic about the ice cream in your freezer.

you can make more friends by giving people said ice cream

13. Try to climb things because no one can see you if you fail.

14. Hand out flashlights because your mom sent you to college with seven of them.

15. Call the power company to find out what happened.

16. Go for a drive with the ac blasting in your car.

it can be cathartic to do this, especially with old songs playing on the radio

17. Fail to complete any of your homework because your professors will understand, right?

18. Make plans for survival in case the electricity is going to be off for a few days.

19. Learn the electricity is going to be back on within an hour.

cry because this means that everyone is going to go back to their normal life and forget about the newfound community

20. Revel in the fact that you survived a complete city blackout.

Report this Content
This article has not been reviewed by Odyssey HQ and solely reflects the ideas and opinions of the creator.
Student Life

9 Things Tall People Are Tired Of Hearing

Yep. The weather is fine up here... I've totally never heard that before.


Don't get me wrong, I absolutely LOVE being tall. Sometimes I even wish I was taller. One of the downsides of being tall however, is having to put up with ridiculous questions and statements. I can assure that all tall people are tired of being asked what the weather is like "up here", but here are a few other things we don't want to hear anymore.

Keep Reading... Show less
Student Life

30 Signs You're From Wisconsin

When you say Wisconsin, you've said it all!


We truly love it here in the Badger State. Here are a few things Wisconsinites can relate to.

Keep Reading... Show less

Five Types Of People In Fall

From yummy pumpkin spice lattes to scary movies, fall has it all and then some.

Destination Logan County Illinois

Oh fall, the most marvelous time of year...right? Every approaches fall differently, some pumpkin spice-tastically and some not so enthusiastically. We can't all be Autumn lovers, so here are five types of people in fall. Grab a cup of hot coca, sit back, and enjoy.

Keep Reading... Show less

If you're like me, by this time of year you're over summer. The beach, the sunshine, and the heat were all great, but now we're itching for blanket scarves, football, and pumpkin spice EVERYTHING! As the new season approaches, your relationship can benefit from some old traditional dates and some new fresh ideas! Here are a couple great date ideas for you and your boo to try out this fall.

Keep Reading... Show less
Student Life

Social Media Or Soul Media

To the generation that cares way too much about affirmation.

Emma Smith
  • This semester I am taking the ever so famous class, Writing 101. Walking into it, I had heard the horror stories about each major assignment. I have to admit, it’s not a class that I am fond of. But, major assignment #2 got me thinking, we had to create a research question based off of a topic that we are interested in.

Two weeks prior, I watched a very interesting documentary on Netflix. Miss Representation was recommended to me by one of my friends and I have to say the topic is absolutely mind blowing. Social Media and Female Body Image. How Social Media makes girls see this unnatural perfection of ‘beauty’ that really doesn’t exist. But female body image isn’t the only thing affected by social media.

Keep Reading... Show less

Subscribe to Our Newsletter

Facebook Comments