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Guy in Vomit-Stained Shrek 2 Onesie Will One Day Win Nobel Prize

January 29, 2018 12:00 pmComments Off on Guy in Vomit-Stained Shrek 2 Onesie Will One Day Win Nobel Prize
Guy in Vomit-Stained Shrek 2 Onesie Will One Day Win Nobel Prize

Partygoers who left TDX around 1 AM this past Saturday on their way out of the frat house were met with a bizarre and grotesque sight: a drunk undergrad, clad in nothing but a loose-hanging Shrek 2 onesie, violently vomiting into the bushes and all over himself. But what onlookers […]

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Macklemore Wins Nobel Prize in Economics

February 3, 2014 12:00 pmComments Off on Macklemore Wins Nobel Prize in Economics
Macklemore Wins Nobel Prize in Economics

Recent reports indicate that rapper Ben Haggerty, better known as Macklemore, has added another major award to his resume, accepting the Nobel Prize in Economics. The accolade came as a shock, with heavyweight contenders such as Robert J. Schiller and Jean-Jacques Lafont thought to be shoo-ins for the prize. With […]

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World’s Top Physicists Agree: NBC Should Not Put Parks and Recreation on Hiatus

October 31, 2013 9:00 amComments Off on World’s Top Physicists Agree: NBC Should Not Put Parks and Recreation on Hiatus
World’s Top Physicists Agree: NBC Should Not Put Parks and Recreation on Hiatus

Following the announcement from television and radio network NBC that the popular mockumentary-style sitcom Parks and Recreation, the greatest minds in the field of physics collaborated on a staggering report that shows conclusively that NBC has erred in its decision. On the subject of the show, which chronicles the lives […]

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United States Wins the Nobel Prize in Economics

October 27, 2012 8:00 amComments Off on United States Wins the Nobel Prize in Economics
United States Wins the Nobel Prize in Economics

The United States of America has won the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics, the Nobel Committee announced this week, acclaiming the country for “achieving unparalleled economic success since its independence. The United States is a beacon of industriousness and has demonstrated how an economy should be run.” The prize will […]

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Freshman Passes Midterm, Clears Shelf for Nobel Prize

October 23, 2012 12:00 pmComments Off on Freshman Passes Midterm, Clears Shelf for Nobel Prize
Freshman Passes Midterm, Clears Shelf for Nobel Prize

Last week was crunch time for many campus freshmen, as they were hit by the opening wave of midterm exam.  Gilbert Brennan, a Rinconada freshman, wasn’t fazed though, confident that he had his physics exam “in the bag.”  Confident, it turns out, was an understatement. “He’s already marked off a […]

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Nobel Prize in Economics Awarded for “Master Hand” Theory

April 30, 2012 6:00 amComments Off on Nobel Prize in Economics Awarded for “Master Hand” Theory
Nobel Prize in Economics Awarded for “Master Hand” Theory

Stanford economics professor Gerald Walker was recently awarded the Nobel Prize in economics after pioneering the new “master hand” theory of markets to explain recent trends in global finance. “The antiquated ‘invisible hand’ metaphor is no longer an accurate model of the economic realities of our day,” explained Walker in […]

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Guy Dressed Up as Obama Totally Unqualified to Win Costume Contest

November 2, 2009 1:14 am0 comments
Guy Dressed Up as Obama Totally Unqualified to Win Costume Contest
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Student Wins Boothe Prize Three Days Before Paper Due

October 19, 2009 3:47 pm0 comments
Student Wins Boothe Prize Three Days Before Paper Due



STANFORD, CA—Taking a cue from the Nobel Prize Committee, the Stanford Writing Center has modified the guidelines used to determine the winners of the Boothe Prize. Last week, the writing center announced both the modified guidelines and the winner of the 2009 Autumn award. “I couldn’t believe it—I hadn’t even […]

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