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Now Announcing: The Flipside Summer Fellowship!

March 19, 2018 12:00 pmComments Off on Now Announcing: The Flipside Summer Fellowship!
Now Announcing: The Flipside Summer Fellowship!

We here at the Stanford Flipside are proud to announce a thrilling new opportunity for all of Stanford’s aspiring satirists, satanists, sartorialists, satyrs, somnambulists, and serialized true crime podcast fans. Yes, that’s right—starting this year, right now, we’ll be offering a summer fellowship with our venerable fake news newspaper, and […]

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Local School Field Trip Actually Just Trip To An Empty Field

April 9, 2015 9:00 amComments Off on Local School Field Trip Actually Just Trip To An Empty Field
Local School Field Trip Actually Just Trip To An Empty Field

Last week, local fifth graders embarked on their annual field trip to an abandoned field. After a three-hour drive full of jovial songs and youthful merrymaking, students exited the bus on the side of Interstate-80, miles away from any sort of town.  All teachers and chaperones departed for Reno, leaving […]

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The Stanford Flipside Ends Apartheid

March 10, 2015 9:00 amComments Off on The Stanford Flipside Ends Apartheid
The Stanford Flipside Ends Apartheid

It happened. Apartheid is over. We did it. We, the Stanford Flipside, did it. Apartheid ended, entirely and exclusively due to the work put in by us, the staff of the Stanford Flipside. Apartheid has now ended, and we are the ones to thank. “Yup, it was you,” said now-former […]

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Breaking: Flipside Writer Gives Up Satire for Lent

February 23, 2015 12:01 pmComments Off on Breaking: Flipside Writer Gives Up Satire for Lent
Breaking: Flipside Writer Gives Up Satire for Lent

This past Wednesday, Magellan J. Pfluke, reported staff writer and editor for The Stanford Flipside, declared that he would honor the Catholic observance of Lent by giving up satirical journalism, expressing respect for the self-restraint that it takes for one to give up a troublesome habit. The decision comes at […]

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What is This?

September 23, 2013 12:01 pmComments Off on What is This?
What is This?

The unassuming paper you hold in your hand is the centuries-old (well, almost, if you round up, and squint, and can’t count) Stanford Flipside. Steeped in tradition, this humble sheet will be hand-delivered through rain, sleet, snow, and spontaneous pick-up frisbee games right to your lunch table. It will be […]

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Campus Satire Publication Changes Website the Day After Telling Reporter Otherwise

October 10, 2012 9:00 amComments Off on Campus Satire Publication Changes Website the Day After Telling Reporter Otherwise
Campus Satire Publication Changes Website the Day After Telling Reporter Otherwise

Freshman Daily reporter Stephanie Loon was disgraced after the members of the editorial board of a Stanford satire pamphlet fed her false information that was published under her name. Fewer than 48 hours after asserting that “we don’t really like to touch the website any more than is necessary” and “the people […]

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Flipside Staff Opposes Cuts to IHUM Program

February 3, 2012 6:00 amComments Off on Flipside Staff Opposes Cuts to IHUM Program
Flipside Staff Opposes Cuts to IHUM Program

In a recent Flipside editorial meeting, the publication’s staff voted unanimously to resist changes to the university’s IHUM program, claiming it would eliminate the most convenient source of jokes in upcoming years.\ “To be honest, its tough to come up with consistently biting humor to satirize the political, economic and […]

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Stanford Flipside Releases Flipside 2.0

October 24, 2011 9:00 amComments Off on Stanford Flipside Releases Flipside 2.0
Stanford Flipside Releases Flipside 2.0

FLIPSIDE HEADQUARTERS–The Stanford Flipside, concerned that the current Flipside wasn’t working for the student body, announced today the creation of Flipside 2.0. Citing a failure to meet the needs of students, the Flipside has done a complete overhaul of the publication. “For three years, Flipside readers have been strangled by […]

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Stanford Flipside Implements New Paywall Requiring Readers to Sacrifice Their First Child

April 3, 2011 8:22 pmComments Off on Stanford Flipside Implements New Paywall Requiring Readers to Sacrifice Their First Child
Stanford Flipside Implements New Paywall Requiring Readers to Sacrifice Their First Child

In a stunning attempt to save the dying newspaper industry, the Stanford Flipside, Stanford’s premier news source, has instituted a paywall policy requiring readers to sacrifice their first born child to access Flipside content online. Many on the Flipside staff say the paywall has been a year in the works, […]

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Flipside Staff Member Shell-Shocked to Find She’s Been Writing For a Satirical Newspaper

March 28, 2011 12:00 amComments Off on Flipside Staff Member Shell-Shocked to Find She’s Been Writing For a Satirical Newspaper
Flipside Staff Member Shell-Shocked to Find She’s Been Writing For a Satirical Newspaper

Flipside Staff member Penelope Peterson first learned Sunday that she was writing for a satirical newspaper, and not an actual newspaper. “You mean, this is all a joke!?” Penelope exclaimed when she heard the news. Apparently, Penelope had missed all of the satire, and had taken the news stories at […]

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