On Halloween night, The Diamondback sent a team of reporters out into the darkness and torrential rain.

Their goal? Capture the very specific type of chaotic yet earnest energy that comes from a drunken College Park bus ride, and preserve it for posterity.

We rode the Green and Orange buses practically all night long, circling from South Campus to Route 1 to North Campus and back again. We squeezed into the vehicles’ sweaty, dimly-lit interiors, pulled out our cameras and notebooks, and watched.

Explore what we heard and saw here.

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