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Larger Than Life: Fat Heads at THON

THON 2013 is well underway and crowds (and I mean CROWDS) of people are filling the BJC to show their support for the devoted dancers. Letter cutouts are a staple necessity, but holding up fat heads of dancers and celebs is a popular trend seen this year among those standing in the stands. If you’re as illiterate as me when it comes to reading Greek symbols, these fat heads are HEROES to find your organization this weekend.

Here are some of the fat heads in attendance this year at THON 2013:


FOTO came prepared with fat heads for not one, but five people!


Above, members of the Phi Chi Theta Fraternity show their support for four of their dancers. Beautiful smiles, ladies!

Zeta Psi THON

Zeta Psi chose to have none other than Dwight from The Office join them in their section!

 Nick Cage THON

And of course, THON 2013 wouldn’t be complete without an appearance by Nicholas Cage. This one’s my personal favorite. Good work to the brothers of the Phi Sigma Kappa fraternity!

With the magnificence of these fat heads, I can only hope that one day there will be 710 fat heads smiling down on the floor. A bit much? Never.

About the Author

Yuka Narisako

Yuka legally immigrated to the United States via airplane in 1996 from the small island nation of Japan. Since then she has migrated throughout the country and now identifies herself as a senior majoring in Architectural Engineering. The Shandygaff is her Happy Place, though she was once kicked out of the establishment after breaking her shoe and screaming “I LOVE DAY DRINKING. I’M HAVING FUN.” Yuka is overly enthusiastic about life in general, but especially Ja Rule, Halloween, and the puffy black vest she purchased from the Gap. You can reach her at [email protected], or through Twitter @yukahontass.


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