Overheard @ Stanford

November 30, 2008 4:03 pm
Overheard @ Stanford

These are real snippets from conversations on the Stanford Campus. Send in your Overhead@Stanford to flipside@stanford.edu “Stanford should invest money in getting private jets for all of their students.” “Wasn’t that your PWR teacher?” – Sigma Nu Partier “Here’s some money.” – Student talking to a tree

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Italics Malfunction Rids Campus of Pretentious Papers

November 16, 2008 8:07 pm
Italics Malfunction Rids Campus of Pretentious Papers

A system error of Microsoft Word caused widespread disabling of the italics function earlier this week, forcing faculty and graduate students across the country to remove italicized foreign-language words from papers and articles, making their prose easier to read and less pretentious. “This is a problem of cyclopean proportions,” said […]

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President Hennessy Spotted On Campus

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President Hennessy Spotted On Campus

According to several eyewitnesses, Stanford President John Hennessy was seen walking between the Quad and the business school around 11:15 A.M. last Friday. This was the first sighting of the elusive Hennessy since he addressed the Class of 2012 during Orientation in mid-September. Sophomore and Hennessy-watching enthusiast Claire Naziri told […]

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Apple Releases The Next Generation iHum

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Apple Releases The Next Generation iHum

the best iHum yet

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Students Steal Bikes To Be Resold For Charity

November 8, 2008 8:56 pm
Students Steal Bikes To Be Resold For Charity

Last week’s Gumball Challenge inspired many Stanford students to get out of bed and make some money. Receiving a loan of $27 along with 27 gumballs, students tried to make as much money as possible for charity. Students did everything from reselling In-N-Out burgers to doing laundry for other kids […]

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STAMP Stages Real Live Postal Delivery

October 28, 2008 1:38 am
STAMP Stages Real Live Postal Delivery
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Stanford Admissions Office Says They Never Would Have Accepted Gabriella From High School Musical

October 25, 2008 11:00 pm
Stanford Admissions Office Says They Never Would Have Accepted Gabriella From High School Musical
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Isolated FroSoCo Residents Declared New Species

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Isolated FroSoCo Residents Declared New Species

Students Can No Longer Produce Viable Offspring With Taller, More Social People Biology majors at Stanford University reported the emergence of a new species yesterday after decades of fieldwork and research. The Freshman-Sophomore College residents, once thought to be merely Lagunitans who migrated closer to the golf ranges, have finally […]

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ASSU Introduces Joint Resolution in Wake of Latest Squabble

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ASSU Introduces Joint Resolution in Wake of Latest Squabble

After endlessly bickering over a $2800 disaster known as the Welcome Barbecue, Senators Luukas Ilves ’09 and Yvorn Aswad-Thomas ’11 offered a joint resolution in the hopes of restoring collegiality and camaraderie among the divided student leaders. The resolution stipulated that a joint be passed around the chamber, with Senate […]

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Student Mistakes Rollout For Earthquake

October 24, 2008 12:37 am
Student Mistakes Rollout For Earthquake
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