This means lots of local money and, naturally, lots of students, with plenty of charming college complaints and observations. Luckily, those pupils already have a dedicated public platform: @OnlyAtUCCS.
(The Twitter account just makes me feel old. Back in my days at UCCS, Facebook had just come out. My first profile picture? An image from South Park that read "Don't fuck with Wendy Testaburger!")
With 455 followers and 221 tweets, the account's well-stocked with snippets of mountain lion life, some of which are more universal than the account can claim:
@onlyatuccs Pretty sure I just paid $5.22 at the bookstore for a single pencil...😳 #whatthe #UCCSprobs
— Shae Lynn (@toushae12) May 8, 2013
Email from Sallie Mae, offering a credit card: "helps pay down your student loans".Entrapment or double jeopardy? @onlyatuccs
— Ryan Johnson (@RyTriGuy) April 30, 2013
From issues uniquely UCCS-related, like parking ...
@onlyatuccs will your friend get a boot on her car when she is in four diamonds and has no prior fines! #whatthehell #areyouserious
— Lauren Murphy(@LaurenNicole735) May 2, 2013
@onlyatuccs Do you want to graduate just so that you can get away from having to find parking. Oh, and also tests. Obviously.
— Emily Bellizio (@emilybo_bemily) May 2, 2013
... and its weird weather-cancellation record ...
Finally gets another snow day, not really any actual snow...so is this technically a "wind day"? 😏 #nocomplaint #OnlyAtUCCS
— Only At UCCS (@OnlyAtUCCS) April 9, 2013
Today is our karma for having a snowday when there was no such snow. #UCCSprobs
— Only At UCCS (@OnlyAtUCCS) April 17, 2013
... to those tweets that remind everyone that, hello,
your you're still learning:
@onlyatuccs is their a couple that passes notes in class like they're in middle school
— Savannah Mahoney (@mahoneys1340) April 16, 2013
Ah yes, there is much to look forward to.