Articles by: Conor Doherty

Op-Ed: Laugh At Yourselves, Please

June 3, 2013 1:19 pmComments Off on Op-Ed: Laugh At Yourselves, Please
Op-Ed: Laugh At Yourselves, Please

What up, flipstronauts? Graduation is upon us. As all y’all seniors finally breach the bubble and start getting paid to do things you wouldn’t otherwise spend your time doing, the Flipside has one request: please laugh at yourselves. For the last four years, grownups have told you that you’re the […]

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Guy Who Gets Paid to Touch Sweaty, Muscular Men Comes Out as Gay

April 29, 2013 11:04 pmComments Off on Guy Who Gets Paid to Touch Sweaty, Muscular Men Comes Out as Gay
Guy Who Gets Paid to Touch Sweaty, Muscular Men Comes Out as Gay
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Op-Ed: YOLO, or Thus Cries the Idiot

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Op-Ed: YOLO, or Thus Cries the Idiot

By Friedrich Nietzsche Weightless. — What, if some day or night a demon were to steal after you into your loneliest loneliness and say to you: “This life is singular — never to be repeated — each moment ephemeral, lost no sooner than it has finished; every pain and every […]

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Breaking: A Few Assholes Really Fucking it Up for Rest of Nation

April 22, 2013 12:03 pmComments Off on Breaking: A Few Assholes Really Fucking it Up for Rest of Nation
Breaking: A Few Assholes Really Fucking it Up for Rest of Nation

Following a week of tragedy, unspeakable violence, irresponsible reporting and indefensible politicking and legislative gridlock, sources across the nation are reporting that a relatively small number of assholes are seriously fucking it up for the rest of us. While traumatic and disheartening, each report comes with the caveat that the […]

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New Startup Promises to Revolutionize…Fuck It, Who Cares

April 8, 2013 12:03 pmComments Off on New Startup Promises to Revolutionize…Fuck It, Who Cares
New Startup Promises to Revolutionize…Fuck It, Who Cares

Three freshmen are planning to revolutionize the way people advertise with social media, or consult about marketing, or something. The freshmen met in Otero and immediately hit it off after discovering their shared interest in startups, social media, marketing, design, business, consulting, platform integration, big data, venture capital, development, educational […]

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Supreme Court Upholds Right to Marry a Corporation

April 1, 2013 12:01 pmComments Off on Supreme Court Upholds Right to Marry a Corporation
Supreme Court Upholds Right to Marry a Corporation

After weeks of debate, the US Supreme Court has announced its ruling in the case of Young and Walgreen Co. v. the State of California. In a 5-4 decision, the Court ruled in favor of the Walgreen pharmacy chain and California resident Dennis Young, concluding that an individual can marry […]

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Pope Francis Eagerly Devours Peeps from Easter Basket

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Pope Francis Eagerly Devours Peeps from Easter Basket
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ResEd Announces Plans to Install Full-Body Scanners in All Row Houses

March 12, 2013 9:00 amComments Off on ResEd Announces Plans to Install Full-Body Scanners in All Row Houses
ResEd Announces Plans to Install Full-Body Scanners in All Row Houses

Following the announcements of plans to install card readers on every row house and the creation of an all-row dining hall, Residential Education has come forward with their most ambitious renovation yet. This week they released plans to install full-body, backscatter x-ray scanners in every row house. Representatives from ResEd […]

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ASSU Opens Elections to Students at Escondido Elementary

March 11, 2013 12:03 pmComments Off on ASSU Opens Elections to Students at Escondido Elementary
ASSU Opens Elections to Students at Escondido Elementary

The ASSU Elections Commision announced this week that it will be opening applications for Senate positions to the students of Escondido Elementary School. The decision comes in response to record low number of applicants for the unglamorous positions, as well as a recent Stanford Daily article revealing the alarmingly insufficient […]

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No One Shows Up to Rally for Laid-Off Hospital Workers

March 4, 2013 12:04 pmComments Off on No One Shows Up to Rally for Laid-Off Hospital Workers
No One Shows Up to Rally for Laid-Off Hospital Workers

Recently laid-off hospital workers reached out to the student body for support at a rally in White Plaza last week. The organizers of the rally had hoped to capitalize on the excitement on campus surrounding labor issues, spurred by the takeover of Suites dining clubs and the unceremonious dismissal of […]

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