Advertisement

B Blog

Blog > B Blog > You Know You Went To College In Indiana When...

You Know You Went To College In Indiana When...

Photo Credit: HsinJuHSU /Getty Images

Every college has certain things that make them stand out from the rest. If you mention even one of them to another student/alum who went there, you're immediately best friends!

What better way to show your school spirit at the beginning of the school year than remembering those events, mascots, places, inside jokes, and more that bonds you & your peers forever??

 

U-INDY

  • Colonial Inn was a "right of passage"
  • The Darty of the Year: Spring Football Game
  • Wild Beaver
  • Hanging out at Smith Mall
  • No Greek Life
  • Thanksgiving dinner held every year
  • Midnight breakfast during finals

Why would anyone eat anything besides breakfast food? GIF

 

IUPUI

  • Living in the heart of downtown Indianapolis
  • Jagathon
  • Where Jawz and Jazzy found love
  • Ya gotta Regatta

The IUPUI Regatta has became a signature event for the campus AND benefits the Stefan S. Davis IUPUI Regatta Scholarship. It's a half-mile canoe race on the canal in the heart of Indianapolis. Paddle in the race or be a spectator throwing buckets of water on them—it'll be fun for all! Plus, there's live entertainment, an Arts & Culture Fair, and food! 

IUPUI Regatta Race on the Canal

1 of 9
IUPUI Regatta on the Canal
IUPUI Regatta on the Canal
IUPUI Regatta on the Canal
IUPUI Regatta on the Canal
IUPUI Regatta on the Canal
IUPUI Regatta on the Canal
IUPUI Regatta on the Canal
IUPUI Regatta on the Canal
IUPUI Regatta on the Canal
  • IUPUI Regatta on the Canal
  • IUPUI Regatta on the Canal
  • IUPUI Regatta on the Canal
  • IUPUI Regatta on the Canal
  • IUPUI Regatta on the Canal
  • IUPUI Regatta on the Canal
  • IUPUI Regatta on the Canal
  • IUPUI Regatta on the Canal
  • IUPUI Regatta on the Canal
20170923 Regatta Lk 2000
Photo by: 
IUPUI

 

BALL STATE

  • The only 2 restaurants that exist in Muncie to you are Scotty's & Puerto Vallarta
  • Dill Street
  • Crab races (yes, that's exactly what you think it is)
  • LaFollette
  • Geese. Are. Everywhere.
  • Scramble Light

All 4 walkway crossing

 

PURDUE

  • Harry's Chocolate Shop (no, it's not a candy shop)
  • Breakfast Club at 6am on game days
  • Neil Armstrong statue
  • "Where Else?"
  • Duane Purvis All-American from Triple XXX
  • Wind tunnel underneath the Math Building

Dog sticking head out of car windy

 

INDIANA UNIVERSITY

  • Whether you have any recollection of it or not, Little 500 was the best week of your college career 
  • Running into "townies" was a real ordeal
  • Jumping into the quarry
  • 5th floor of Ballantine
  • Shaking Herman's hand
  • Pizza X
  • You may have lost football games, but you will NEVER lose at the tailgates

Little 500 at IU

 

BUTLER UNIVERSITY

  • Parking tickets from Chalmers
  • Broadripple is the "place to be"
  • Attending events on campus just to reach the 8 credits needed to graduate
  • Construction. Construction. Construction.
  • Landsharks
  • 2pm basketball games in Hinkle Fieldhouse
  • Jumping into the star fountain
  • When someone says "Blackbeard" they don't mean a pirate, they're talking about an aggressive squirrel

aggressive squirrel GIF

Photo Credit: IUPUI Regatta It's IUPUI's 50th Anniversary and IUPUI Regatta's 10th Anniversary , so you know this...
Photo Credit: -slav- / Getty Images Video of B Smart Money Minute | 7 Inexpensive Date Ideas
Check out these 55 local pet-friendly spots around Indy. We even broke it down by the side of town you're on AND Yelp pages so you can check the reviews yourself.
Photo Credit: c1a1p1c1o1m1 / Getty Images Like Florida Georgia Line says, "You get your hands in it, Plant your...
Welcome to the B family, Eric Allen! Eric Allen has worked in radio since he was 18 years old and it's taken him...