Articles by: Barney Schmutz

Dean Julie to Step Down in June: “If IHUM Goes, I Go”

April 11, 2012 6:00 amComments Off on Dean Julie to Step Down in June: “If IHUM Goes, I Go”
Dean Julie to Step Down in June: “If IHUM Goes, I Go”

After years of loyal service to Stanford, Julie Lythcott-Haims, Dean of Freshmen and Undergraduate Advising, has officially declared that she will resign from her position in June. Yet this will not be a calm and easy resignation into the shadows. In a press conference at the Sweet Hall, Dean Julie […]

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Students Create New Dating Awareness Group

February 29, 2012 6:00 amComments Off on Students Create New Dating Awareness Group
Students Create New Dating Awareness Group

Citing efforts to increase dating on campus, two freshmen girls are delving into uncharted territory. Samantha Smith and Kelly Clark have started Stanford Students for Access to Dating (SSAD) to raise awareness about the lack of dating and increase the number of dates and relationships on campus. “We hope to […]

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1035 Residents Lose House

February 6, 2012 6:00 amComments Off on 1035 Residents Lose House
1035 Residents Lose House

After a whirlwind turn of events, the residents of 1035 Campus Drive have been informed by campus administrators that they will not be allowed to return to 1035 for the next academic year. Megan Wertzelbok, Resident Dean, justified the controversial decision, “Residents of 1035 are expected to conduct themselves with […]

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King Jong-un starts e-Harmony profile, seeking “passionate, well rounded soul mate”

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King Jong-un starts e-Harmony profile, seeking “passionate, well rounded soul mate”

Since being declared supreme leader of North Korea after his father’s death, Kim Jong-un has become the number one bachelor in all of North Korea. This week, Kim Jong-un personally made a public profile on the dating website e-Harmony. His dating profile offers a unique glimpse into the world of […]

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Dining Hall Puts Morgan Freeman on MLK Day Posters

January 24, 2012 6:00 amComments Off on Dining Hall Puts Morgan Freeman on MLK Day Posters
Dining Hall Puts Morgan Freeman on MLK Day Posters

Stanford, CA — In an embarrassing incident Monday, staff members at the Arillaga family dining hall accidentally displayed a poster depicting famous actor Morgan Freeman, mistakenly claiming he was Martin Luther King Jr. Trying to cover for their most recent mistake, Arillaga issued a statement saying that the dining hall […]

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“Bros for Boobs”: Kappa Sigma Brothers to Offer Free Screenings

October 17, 2011 6:00 amComments Off on “Bros for Boobs”: Kappa Sigma Brothers to Offer Free Screenings
“Bros for Boobs”: Kappa Sigma Brothers to Offer Free Screenings

In an effort to promote their public image and regain their house, the fraternity Kappa Sigma is offering free breast cancer screenings in White Plaza to all females of Stanford. “We really want to promote breast cancer awareness among the female population at Stanford,” said the president of Kappa Sig. […]

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Student Tattoos Resume on Chest

October 13, 2011 6:00 amComments Off on Student Tattoos Resume on Chest
Student Tattoos Resume on Chest

Last Thursday, Stanford’s largest career fair attracted hundreds of students to White Plaza to speak with over 300 employers about internships and industry. One student, Galen Solinsky, found that informally speaking with employers and simply handing out a paper resume was insufficient. Instead, he tattooed his resume onto his chest […]

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A Letter From Flipside Editor Barney Schmutz: I’ll Tell You What We’ll Do If We Find Your Name on that List

May 28, 2011 9:00 amComments Off on A Letter From Flipside Editor Barney Schmutz: I’ll Tell You What We’ll Do If We Find Your Name on that List
A Letter From Flipside Editor Barney Schmutz: I’ll Tell You What We’ll Do If We Find Your Name on that List

News has been flitting around the campus lately that the ASSU will be releasing the names of students who request a refund from Special Fees groups. Here at the Flipside, we are very excited to get the names of people on this list, and I’ll tell you right here what […]

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The Double-Take: A Killer on the Rise

May 10, 2011 9:00 amComments Off on The Double-Take: A Killer on the Rise
The Double-Take: A Killer on the Rise

A recent study out of Stanford’s Psychology department has found that College Prowler’s new A+ rating of Stanford girls has been accompanied by a spike in the number of male students involved in bike accidents this year. “It’s really quite simple,” said Professor Farling Winston. “The male mind is driven […]

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Cockblocks: Then and Now

May 9, 2011 9:00 amComments Off on Cockblocks: Then and Now
Cockblocks: Then and Now

People have been hooking up all through history, and hookups have been going awry for just as long. This handy chart compares for two different time periods the unfortunate cockblock scenarios in which you, a strapping young man, might find yourself. Modern Day Middle Ages Midway through undressing, the girl […]

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