Cheapest Place to Get a Drink
Earl's on the Ave is probably the best bet because they're known for very stiff drinks at reasonable prices. However, every bar has daily specials so make sure to look at those before ordering.
House parties are always rockin the U-District. If you’re a fairly social person and get to know people, it’s easy to get word of mouth about parties. Often, a sports team will host a party, and they can get pretty wild—the crew team is infamous for their rowdy parties. Baseball, rugby, and swim teams also often have parties at a team member’s house. Freshman year, it’s really helpful to make friends with sophomores and upperclassmen who live in houses or know more people who live in houses. Also, as cramped as the dorms are, some people pull off some pretty sweet dorm parties. Get to know the RA (Resident Advisor) on your floor, so that if things get rowdy, you can talk to them and reason with them.