“Ohhh, Chester, have you heard about HOBY? Just got back from HOBY. I hear they know how to wear their tags. Hip-hip, Hooray! for HOBY!”
It might be striking to you at first when you see a bunch of high school students tromping around a university campus in different brightly colored t-shirts.
The singing and chanting might remind you of a cheerleading camp, though you’ll wonder why on earth teenagers would sing about burritos, baby sharks, or pterodactyls.
If you observe long enough, you might even pause to wonder what “Boom-chicka-boom” could actually mean, why every single person knows how to spell “outstanding”, or what they could possibly be summoning when all 100+ students holler “Waaay-a-loo-waaay-a-loo-waaay-a-loo-way-yah!!” Continue reading