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How's the Social Scene at FAU? (Parties,homecoming, festivities)

DAlvarezssDAlvarezss Posts: 27Registered User New Member
edited November 2012 in Florida Atlantic University
I'm a big believer in

Work-Work-Work-Work-REWARD-Work-Work-Work-Work-REWARD.

What I mean is..You work hard for a certain amount of time and every now and then you go to a party or something and relax. So how's the social activity at FAU? I'm inclined to coming here if I get accepted.

I've heard about the Foam Party, which looks awesome; and the bonfire and such.

But what else is there?
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Replies to: How's the Social Scene at FAU? (Parties,homecoming, festivities)

  • FAU_GuyFAU_Guy Posts: 243Registered User Junior Member
    The best answer, though it feels like a non-answer, is that it's highly variable person-to-person. People who are active on campus (especially if they live on campus), Greeks and people playing intramural sports have much better social lives than people who don't.

    The people who don't have a good time here:
    - are socially awkward or buzzkills
    - treat FAU like a job you attend 9-5 and then leave
    - have friends at other colleges and use this as an excuse not to meet anyone, playing the victim card

    This is your college experience. You make the most of it, you'll be happy. I did.

    As you may know, there aren't Greek houses on campus (yet), so frat parties are at their off-campus houses. There are no "block parties" here. There are parties in the dorms (especially University Village apts and Innovation Village apts) and people's apartments off-campus.

    As far as big social events, you have:
    - Freshman Foam Party
    - Bonfire
    - Rat's Mouth (student tailgating area before football games)
    - Homecoming week (Timucua Pageant, Concert, Comedy show, Fall Family Fest)
    - Bury the Burrow in Red (FAU Basketball rallies to beat FIU 73-72 - YouTube)
    - "The Miami Game" (FAU vs UM in baseball)
    - Boca Bash (on Lake Boca) ... Boca Bash 2012 on Vimeo

    Stuff like that.
  • FAU_GuyFAU_Guy Posts: 243Registered User Junior Member
    A couple more:

    - The Step Show (and Stroll off) ... (Alpha Phi Alpha @ 2012 FAU Step Show - YouTube)
    - Greek Week ... (FAU Greek Week 2012 - Greek Party - YouTube)
    - The Sexually Responsible Bed Race (FAU's Bed Race 2010 Part 3 - YouTube)
    - Pumpkin Drop (FAU Pumpkin Drop - YouTube)

    I'm sure there are more that are not coming to mind.

    Anyway, hope that helps.
  • DAlvarezssDAlvarezss Posts: 27Registered User New Member
    Stop it, you!!!

    This only makes me want to come even more!
  • FAU_GuyFAU_Guy Posts: 243Registered User Junior Member
    haha glad I could help!
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