I had the pleasure of enjoying UW’s 75-72 win at Oregon State on Sunday from beautiful Corvallis, Oregon and not from a ROOT sports telecast. I needed a break from another Angie Mentink halftime show, sorry bout it. The five hour drive from Seattle was nothing a 5 Hour Energy couldn’t mess with and me and my man Matt (@BenMattBroTweet) arrived safely at OSU. We were greeted with the gracious hospitality of the Robin to my Batman, Jordan Coutts (@JCoutts_23) and the wonderful people of Floor 2 of Poling Hall. Including my man Ibs that can do unspeakable things with a yo-yo.
Saturday night in “Corvegas” was spent painting the town purple and just having a really really really good time. World renowned scholar and philosopher, Caleb Clearman (@ClearmanCaleb), made an appearance so it was safe to say that fun was had. It was a different world than what I was used to at UW but a great time nonetheless. Fraturday night came to a close, but not before testing the limits of every rule an RA has to enforce.
We woke up the next morning in near perfect condition somehow and began to formulate a plot on how to get Matt and myself into the student section for the UW vs. OSU game. This process for those of you that don’t know is basically a mass acquisition of Student ID’s that may or may not look anything like the person you are trying to get in. I was lucky enough to be given the OSU ID card of one Kevin R. Corey, who looked less like me than I look like Chuckie from Rugrats. But with the chillness of the folks who let students that I was accustomed to for UW games I figured I would be in with at worst a questioning look and a “go ahead buddy” from the attendant. Continue reading