Frat House Starting to Feel Like Frat Home
While the transition from home to Northwestern has been difficult for many, sophomore Nathan Russo revealed that his return to his beloved frat house has been smooth sailing. Russo, a SESP student and the third best player on his club softball team, had worries coming into the new school year about how he’d navigate moving from the dorms to his fraternity’s house.
“In the past, I always felt like my borderline criminal pranking behaviour was discouraged, but here, I feel safe to be myself,” said Russo, stepping away from a discussion among brothers about which freshmen they wanted to bang.
It’s been a tough summer for Russo and his brothers, as they felt the pressure of a world becoming less tolerant of toxic masculinity and general fuckboi-esque behaviour, but Russo is optimistic about the future. “When I first joined the frat, I didn’t really know what to expect. When I came back this year, it kind of reminded me of my first night. I was nervous about how people would think about me, and if I would fit in. But as time went on, the constant drunkenness and mild-homoeroticism really made me feel comfortable.”
Russo expects to graduate in 2021, but will begin clearing all traces of his time at Northwestern by 2020, as he stated that no respectable educational organization would allow him around children if they saw what he’d been posting on social media for the past four years.