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Three reasons why boycotting this year’s Keenan Revue is what you should do

and | Monday, January 31, 2022

Males taking off their shirts. How is this allowed at Notre Dame? 

Anyways, here’s three definitive reasons why boycotting this year’s Keenan Revue is what you should do:

1. They are giving out tickets at … (GASP) … LaFun Ballroom from … (GASP) … 4 to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 1 

Did you hear that? They are giving out tickets at LAFUN BALLROOM FROM 4 to 6 P.M. ON TUESDAY, FEB. 1. How dare they? LaFun is infested with Notre Dame students, and 4 to 6 p.m. is a totally inconvenient time because it’s right when all of my classes have finished and I’m free to go pick up a Starbucks at LaFun. People even line up really early for this? Goodness gracious.

2. They are performing at … (GASP) … the Stepan Center on … (GASP) … Feb. 10-12 at the most unusual hours: … (GASP) … 7 to 9 p.m. 

Epcot’s cousin? Really? You’re going to give me nightmares about my orgo exams from last year (I didn’t take orgo). Why would you choose to have your signature event during a time of the year when people need smiles and laughs to escape the never-ending permacloud? Why would you do it on a weekend night when I’m lonely and looking for something to do with friends so that I can procrastinate my orgo to Sunday? (I’m not taking orgo.) Why would you have the Keenan Revue on FEB. 10-12 FROM 7 to 9 P.M. AT THE STEPAN CENTER?!

3. But seriously, their intentions are good. That’s not a good thing. 

Thousands of people, flashing lights, eccentric adrenaline and a celebration of our shared experiences as Notre Dame students. How terrible!!! Would you really go to the largest student body event of the spring? Would you actually avoid getting FOMO and check it out? How dare you? But seriously, there’s no place in the world like Notre Dame. Notre Dame is special. And the Revue has a way of reaching the heart of the Notre Dame student. It gives us the chance to appreciate in a different way what makes life here so unique. Why would you go with all of your friends to cherish the Notre Dame dream while laughing your socks off and getting all the feels? 

And why? Why would you go pick up your tickets at the LAFUN BALLROOM BETWEEN 4 AND 6 P.M. ON TUESDAY, FEB. 1!!! 

Andrew Peters 

Revue Historian, Keenan Hall


Jan. 27

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