Face it: Your Facebook is about to explode with new people and places. Your university no doubt has its own official Facebook, but here's a head start on some groups that are a little more interesting.
The Official F&M's Group
You'll hang out there at 2 a.m.; you might as well hang out there online.
The Palms New Orleans
'This group serves the dual purpose of helping our blacked-out regulars recall events of nights past and update ya'll on important future chances to drink."
'Where your college career begins and ends."
House of Blues (New Orleans)
Music schedules and upcoming events from the big club in the Quarter.
Tipitina's Uptown, Since 1977
Essential updates from an essential club.
Rebirth Brass Band
Can't be a New Orleanian (even a temporary one) without knowing about Rebirth.
WTUL New Orleans
'Death to corporate radio." The best radio station in the universe (next to WWOZ).
'Guardians of the Groove." The best radio station in the universe
Some College-specific Groups Plucked at Random from the Innards of Facebook
'You know you go to Tulane if..."
' You've done a walk of shame down Broadway... in broad daylight... in a costume from a mixer (toga, bikini, check all that apply) "
'Make Dillard a 4-Year University!"
'This is a group for all of us who want another 4-year public institution in the New Orleans metro area other than UNO."
What's up on campus? Rant away.
Xavier University Students for Obama
'We're organizing students to register voters, get out the vote, raise funds, and spread Barack Obama's message of hope, action and change."
'You know you're from New Orleans if..."
' your town is low on the education chart, high on the obesity chart and you don't care because you're No. 1 on the party chart." And dozens more.
You don't know about Dirty Coast? You will.
Support Partying in New Orleans
'Our levees suck, our politicians are criminals, our public health care and educational systems are a laughing stock, but we sure can throw a party like no other city!"
'You know you're a New Orleans Saints fan if "
' you wore a brown paper bag over your head in the Superdome in the presence of thousands."
Bush couldn't save New Orleans but Reggie will
Up with Saints running back Reggie Bush, down with George W.