Five Back to School Parties in Metro Phoenix

Hope you had a blast over summer, college cats, since it's back to the old grind mere days from now. Bitch and moan all you want, but classes at the various campuses of Arizona State University and other nearby colleges will resume over the next week, which means your life will once again become a flurry of textbooks, teachers, and tests.

If you'd like to get in one last gasp of freedom from the world of academia, however, what follows is a list of five college-themed and back to school events of the nightlife variety scheduled over the next week.

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Benjamin Leatherman is a staff writer at Phoenix New Times. He covers local nightlife, music, culture, geekery, and fringe pursuits.