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Campus struggles to put on air of carefree optimism in preparation for admit weekend

April 16, 2018 12:00 pmComments Off on Campus struggles to put on air of carefree optimism in preparation for admit weekend
Campus struggles to put on air of carefree optimism in preparation for admit weekend

It’s getting to be that time of year again: when thousands of admitted students and their family members descend upon campus. There’ll be talk of rival colleges, SAT scores, and dick/brain-measuring contests. Dining halls might even serve vegetables that aren’t steamed. But what all members of the Stanford community will […]

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Profro’s “I Got Into Stanford” Pick-Up Line Proves Totally Ineffective

May 2, 2016 12:00 pmComments Off on Profro’s “I Got Into Stanford” Pick-Up Line Proves Totally Ineffective
Profro’s “I Got Into Stanford” Pick-Up Line Proves Totally Ineffective
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Drought Ends Just in Time for Admit Weekend

April 25, 2016 12:00 pmComments Off on Drought Ends Just in Time for Admit Weekend
Drought Ends Just in Time for Admit Weekend

STANFORD, CA – After five years of alarmingly low levels of rain water that left California in a state of emergency, the drought was said to be no match for Stanford’s Admit Weekend. Witnesses mentioned that the bare bone reservoirs of Shasta, Oroville and Folsom were immediately filled back up […]

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Returning ProFro’s Room Converted to Bed and Breakfast; Must Now Sleep Next to Jerry

April 29, 2014 9:00 amComments Off on Returning ProFro’s Room Converted to Bed and Breakfast; Must Now Sleep Next to Jerry
Returning ProFro’s Room Converted to Bed and Breakfast; Must Now Sleep Next to Jerry

Prospective Freshman Jason Rabinowitz returned home to an unpleasant surprise this Sunday when he discovered that his parents had converted his bedroom into a bed and breakfast and, furthermore, he must now sleep next to Jerry.  “I was only gone two days for Admit Weekend!” Rabinowitz told our reporters. “I […]

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V-Week Activists Protest Labeling Women as Ro-“Ho’s”

April 25, 2014 9:00 amComments Off on V-Week Activists Protest Labeling Women as Ro-“Ho’s”
V-Week Activists Protest Labeling Women as Ro-“Ho’s”

FroSoCo. MemChu. HooTow. Stanford students have been shortening one word, shortening another, and putting them together for years. The linguistic phenomenon not only epitomizes students’ efficiency (saving them hours of cumulative talking time), it also sounds cool. Sometimes a third part of a word will join and the party gets […]

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Admit Weekend: A Love Story

May 1, 2013 9:00 amComments Off on Admit Weekend: A Love Story
Admit Weekend: A Love Story

Stanford’s Admit Weekend often clinches the deal for the profros who decide to come here, and for various reasons: the school was gorgeous, fountain hopping was super fun, they had a really awesome RoHo, blah blah. Many current Stanford students unearthed their best friends at Admit Weekend, but Albert Richardson […]

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Speakeasies Open to Counter Dry Campus During Admit Weekend

April 29, 2013 12:03 pmComments Off on Speakeasies Open to Counter Dry Campus During Admit Weekend
Speakeasies Open to Counter Dry Campus During Admit Weekend

The ProFros came around this weekend and the campus bulls started making the rounds to keep the campus dry, but the cats and dames of Stanford fought back by opening a run of speakeasy establishments around the place. The coolest eggs slunk outta their profro-filled dorms all weekend to any […]

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Dry Weekend Causes Hundreds of Hospitalizations for Dehydration

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Dry Weekend Causes Hundreds of Hospitalizations for Dehydration

Due to the University policy of calling for a completely dry campus during Admit Weekend, hundreds of ProFros were sent to the Stanford Hospital for dehydration.  Condemned to pouring powdered dehydrated milk with their cereal at brunch and to splash around in the dust of the empty fountains on campus, […]

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Cool ProFro Scores Alcohol for Upperclassmen

April 30, 2012 6:01 amComments Off on Cool ProFro Scores Alcohol for Upperclassmen
Cool ProFro Scores Alcohol for Upperclassmen

With Admit Weekend in the rearview mirror, rumors have begun to surface of a lone cool ProFro who managed to obtain alcohol for his hosts despite a campus-wide ban in effect throughout the weekend. The badass ProFro, whose name has not been disclosed, has elicited praise and awe from the […]

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College Gameday Allows Hundreds to Enjoy the Oval for First Time Since their Admit Weekend Campus Tours

November 15, 2011 6:00 amComments Off on College Gameday Allows Hundreds to Enjoy the Oval for First Time Since their Admit Weekend Campus Tours
College Gameday Allows Hundreds to Enjoy the Oval for First Time Since their Admit Weekend Campus Tours

With the arrival of ESPN’s flagship college football program College Gameday and, more importantly, Erin Andrews, hundreds of Stanford students finally had the opportunity to enjoy The Oval for the first time in their undergraduate careers. “I remember my Admit Weekend tour guide telling me that The Oval was a […]

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