Super Bowl fever mild in C-U

By Anne Gleason

Students found all sorts of ways to enjoy Super Bowl Sunday, whether it was watching it at a campus bar, a fraternity house, an apartment or in the residence halls.

Nate Luzwick, sophomore in FAA, said he was going to go to his roommate’s fraternity to watch the game. He said he thought it would be a fun way to spend the day.

Luzwick said last year, when he lived on the first floor of Carr in the Pennsylvania Avenue Residence Hall, his floor ordered “hundreds of chicken wings and hauled a big screen TV into the floor lounge” and watched the game.

Arlie Allen, senior in LAS, said she was going to go to a friend’s apartment to watch the game.

Allen said she was more excited about the food than about watching the game.

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“I’ve never actually watched the game before,” she said. “But there’s always a first time for everything.”

Laura Avendano, senior in LAS, also said she was planning on going to a Super Bowl party.

“I really just go for the food,” she said. “I never really pay attention to the game.”

Meredith Fischer, junior in LAS, on the other hand, said she likes watching the game.

This year, she and her friend were planning to drive to Illinois State University to watch the game at a friend’s house.

Ashley Mogged, junior in LAS, said she and some friends were planning on going to a campus bar to watch the game.

Mogged said she was not too concerned about the actual game.

“I’m there for the beer and commercials,” she said. “I don’t care about the teams since my Cowboys aren’t in it.”

Of course, there were some people who were not interested in the game or its accompanying festivities at all.

Tanja Pavlovic, junior in LAS, said she was not even planning on watching the game.

Instead, she said she was going to go to the gym and then to the library to study.

“I couldn’t care less, to tell you the truth,” she said. “I’m just not a big football fan.”

Bridget Dougherty, junior in LAS, said she never watches the game.

“It’s a tradition for me and my three girlfriends to not watch the Super Bowl,” she said. “We watch Sex and the City and call it Sex and the City Sunday.”

Dougherty said she and her friends buy food and celebrate and even take a break to watch the halftime show.

“I don’t want to watch the game when I don’t even know what teams are playing,” she said. “Football I don’t get. Mindless girl stuff, that I do understand.”