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Overheard At THON Or A Fraternity Social?

BJC Concourse THON 2024

It’s no secret that THON can be a stressful time for students and staff alike. During THON Weekend, the Bryce Jordan Center seems to be run primarily on sleep deprivation, malnourishment, dehydration, and emotions. To the untrained eye, it can seem like a purely social event, but how do students really talk about it? Do they treat it like the wholesome, hugely impactful charity event that it is, or like a Friday night rager?

Warning, this post is not #FTOK.

Did our staffer hear this at a fraternity social or at THON?

Group of fraternity brothers huddled outside of the bathroom: “Dude I can’t believe I have to get a chlamydia test.”

Girl near tears in the bathroom stall: “Like, why would he walk away from me like that? I literally left his bed this morning.”

Trio of men stumbling at 2:45 am: “I’ve been real fucked up before. I’m not that fucked up right now.”

Woman in line for a drink: “I have never been around stinkier people.”

The same woman, moments later: “Deodorant. Please.”

Man surrounded by a cloud of vapor: “What are the odds I can make a pledge go get some Zynnamin sticks?”

Man leaning against a wall: “Smelling salts are such a cheat code.”

Girl at 4:30am: “I haven’t slept in 26 hours.”

Fraternity brother shouting into a crowd: “Who has (name redacted)’s Adderall?”

Pair of girls: “And then (redacted) was like ‘I can’t believe you’re making me be here’.”

Pair of guys: “I hope they play ‘FE!N.'”

Group of girls: “Committees are just excuses to bang your friends.”

Are your guesses in?

Surprise! Every single word was said in the concourse, stands, or bathrooms of the Bryce Jordan Center during THON.

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