(Campus)Lifehacker: Packing for spring break

Brown loves making us wait for our spring break. While all of your friends at other schools have already hit the beach with college students nationwide, we’ve been studying for midterms embracing the unusually warm March weather and pretending we’re already on break.

For those Brunonians who will be tanning on a beach next week instead of on the Main Green, you know you need to pack bathing suits, sunblock, sunglasses, and all those other generic vacation items. But, if you want to stand out on the beach and be the most ridiculous college student there, consider bringing along the following items…

1) A Boom Box Fanny Pack. There’s no doubt that you will make an impression on the beach with this fanny pack. It has built-in speakers that are compatible with iPods and iPhones, so you can blast your music in public and obnoxiously play “Call Me Maybe” on repeat. You know you want to.

2) You want to be able to enjoy drinks on the beach, right? You want them to be cold but don’t want to pay the overpriced charge at the tiki bar. A cooler is out of the question because packing a heavy, bulky vessel in your suitcase is ridiculous. Or is it? Outsmart everyone with this collapsible cooler on wheels. It’s easy to pack and you’ll definitely make a scene trying to roll that on the beach. Continue Reading