Opinion: Selling Chocolate Vaginas is Wrong—It Objectifies Chocolate

February 13, 2011 1:39 pm
Opinion: Selling Chocolate Vaginas is Wrong—It Objectifies Chocolate

This week, I received several e-mails promoting “V-Week” events—film screenings, panel discussions, Oprah praising sessions, etc. But while vaginas are certainly to be celebrated (believe me—I love vaginas just as much as the next guy), I take issue with the V-Week Chocolate Vagina sale. In their rush to promote their […]

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How I Got Into Stanford

January 27, 2011 10:19 pm
How I Got Into Stanford

By A Mountain Lion Hello. I’m a mountain lion. You may have heard about me recently. You see, last week I was the first mountain lion in my family to make it into college. Not just any college—the college—my college—Stanford. I’m writing this because over the past several days, several […]

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Why Vampire Mothers Are Superior

January 26, 2011 9:15 am
Why Vampire Mothers Are Superior

A lot of people wonder how Vampire parents raise such stereotypically successful kids. They wonder what it’s like inside the family and whether they could do it too. Well, I can tell them because I’ve done it. I’m using the term “Vampire mother” loosely. I know some werewolf, zombie and […]

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Op-Ed: There Will Be Many More Bowl Games, But Only One First Day of Winter Quarter 2011

January 7, 2011 4:32 pm
Op-Ed: There Will Be Many More Bowl Games, But Only One First Day of Winter Quarter 2011

They say everybody does things they regret. That statement has never rang truer than it does now, now as I’m flying on the plane home from Miami, wondering what might have been. Sure, going to the orange bowl was the sensible thing to do, but there are certain opportunities that […]

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Opinion: Why Do Women Get So Upset When Told They Have a Nice Rack?

October 10, 2010 2:37 pm
Opinion: Why Do Women Get So Upset When Told They Have a Nice Rack?

As one who regularly likes to pay women compliments on their racks, this makes no sense to me. Has ‘rack’ somehow become a derogatory term? Tell that to the elks who have racks of antlers on their heads. Tell that to the pool players who regularly rack ’em up. And […]

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Calculus Textbook “Dazzles” and “Inspires”

September 26, 2010 2:40 pm
Calculus Textbook “Dazzles” and “Inspires”

Colley’s masterpiece “Vector Calculus” is not your average math textbook. Colley has a way with words that makes reading about the dot product and the del operator a pure joy. She draws us in with a soothing third-person omniscient narrator, and the rest is just a whirling adventure through vectors […]

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The Police Blogger: Computer Security and Recording Devices

May 30, 2010 3:50 pm
The Police Blogger: Computer Security and Recording Devices

By Joe Phillips, Policeman I’m Joe, but you can call me the “Police Blogger.” No, that’s not what my friends call me, it’s just what I call myself. This is my first blog post, so excuse the typos and ramblings. Normally, in the paper you see the police blotter, where […]

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The Midnight Fryer: The Blowjob Scenario Part VIII

May 23, 2010 2:25 pm
The Midnight Fryer: The Blowjob Scenario Part VIII

By Yanran Hu After several weeks of writing a column, I have been called “self-righteous masculinist,” “playa,” “pimp,” “thoughtless man-whore” and “shallow,” to which I proudly plead guilty. You’ve got me pinned; I’m your stereotypical guy who thinks of nothing more than sex (specifically every six seconds, that is), and […]

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On Closing the Gap

May 2, 2010 1:13 pm
On Closing the Gap

On Thursday, April 29, professors, students and alumni from Stanford came together in the Tresidder Oak Room for a panel discussion called “Closing the Gap.” I am outraged. The Gap has such great clothes at reasonable prices. Right now, for a limited time only, men’s and women’s shorts are 30 […]

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Opinion: Frat Boys Have Rights Too! 

April 26, 2010 12:13 am
Opinion: Frat Boys Have Rights Too! 

Note to the reader: words that didn’t meet The Flipside’s decency standard have been replaced with *s.  F**k, this has got to f**king stop! Frat boys around the world, hear my call to rise up and fight for our rights. 
 
Rise up and unite against the looming cloud of oppression! Our […]

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