You know that you are a college student when recycling becomes synonymous with laundry. You can get a good two months out of jeans before they need to be recycled to a clean pair.
It is the whole pink underwear thing. Most college students are afraid of it.
For the good of society, get your local college student a free sample of Shout Color Catcher to avoid the pink underwear situation and make the world a nicer smelling place.