Opinion: Whatever Happened to That Guy We Kicked Out of Our Draw Group?

May 23, 2012 6:00 am
Opinion: Whatever Happened to That Guy We Kicked Out of Our Draw Group?

Remember, that one guy… Jared… was his name Jared… or Jon. No, Joey. It was Joey. Definitely Joey. He was in our freshman dorm. We all knew him. We were probably his closest friends, but we never hung out that much. Is he even on campus this quarter? Maybe he’s […]

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Opinion: “A Taste of Palo Alto” Made Me Sick

May 21, 2012 6:01 am
Opinion: “A Taste of Palo Alto” Made Me Sick

I was super excited about AToPA so when the day came, I grabbed my bag, biked down University, and started tasting things. The bench tasted metallic, the costume store window was dusty, the homeless man was salty, and the policeman who arrested me tasted like floral shampoo. Now I feel […]

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Opinion: It Must Really Suck to be a Cow

April 5, 2012 6:00 am
Opinion: It Must Really Suck to be a Cow

Compiling years of zoological research, PETA reports, and common sense, experts have officially concluded that life as a cow must be pretty terrible. “As a cow, you spend your entire day standing and eating grass in one of the most boring locations in America, and then you spend all night […]

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Opinion: “I Don’t Know Much About His Policies, But Ron Paul Has a Nice Ass”

March 13, 2012 6:00 am
Opinion: “I Don’t Know Much About His Policies, But Ron Paul Has a Nice Ass”

If you asked me I would say I’m not the most knowledgeable person in the realm of politics. I don’t care much for the talking heads on stage; they’re all corrupt and trying to play to our emotions to rise to power if you ask me. However, there has been […]

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Opinion: “Let’s Talk About the Giant Particle Accelerator in the Room”

January 30, 2012 6:00 am
Opinion: “Let’s Talk About the Giant Particle Accelerator in the Room”

By A SLAC Employee This is hard. I don’t want to make things awkward between us, but there’s something on my mind I think we need to discuss. Every day we come to work—we try to solve the mysteries of the universe, try to develop a better understanding of the […]

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Opinion: It’s Colder This Year Than Last Year

December 9, 2011 6:00 am
Opinion: It’s Colder This Year Than Last Year

Dude, what the heck? It’s like, so much colder than it was last year. I know I say this every year, but this time it really seems like it’s a lot colder. Stanford usually is pretty balmy in the winter, at least, that’s the way I remember it. It’s pretty […]

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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 am
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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OPINION: Earth Day Perpetuates a Cycle of Planetary Discrimination

May 12, 2011 9:00 am
OPINION: Earth Day Perpetuates a Cycle of Planetary Discrimination

Every April 22, thousands come together to “celebrate the beauty of the planet we call home.” But while our precious “environmentalists” promote their ever so special “Earth Day,” they are doing nothing more than legitimizing planetary discrimination and Earth superiority. According to a recent survey conducted by Reuters News Service, […]

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Opinion: Thanks A Bunch, But I Already Fucking Knew That I Look Tired

May 5, 2011 9:00 am
Opinion: Thanks A Bunch, But I Already Fucking Knew That I Look Tired

I know I’m tired. I was there when I stayed up until 4:30 am finishing two problem sets. I was also there when the loud-ass construction trucks started their incessant beeping at 7 am. I can clearly see the dark circles under my eyes every time I walk past a […]

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OPINION: Days of the Week Have Feelings Too

March 8, 2011 10:00 pm
OPINION:  Days of the Week Have Feelings Too

By Tuesday It has recently come to my attention that for the past couple of centuries people have been referring to me as “fat”. In all honesty, this is pretty offensive. Okay, maybe I did eat a bit too much lamb that one time back in 1148. But I’ve been […]

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