Freshman Elated to Spend Next Three Years with Friends Who Will Abandon Him Spring Quarter

November 20, 2019 9:46 pm
Freshman Elated to Spend Next Three Years with Friends Who Will Abandon Him Spring Quarter

After a grueling and lonesome high school experience, Soto resident Justin Kennedy ’23 has been more than pleased with his first quarter at the Farm. More than anything, Kennedy is happy to have found himself a family of close-knit friends that will ultimately crumble to dust before his naïve boyish […]

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Guy Who Claims to “Hate to Play Devil’s Advocate” Plays Devil’s Advocate Again

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Guy Who Claims to “Hate to Play Devil’s Advocate” Plays Devil’s Advocate Again

In shocking news coming from the Tuesday afternoon section of POLISCI 153, senior Davie Carnick yet again insists upon playing devil’s advocate. Sitting in the front row, Carnick has always been the first to raise his hand; he feels it is his first amendment right to speak up and disagree […]

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Annotations by Former Textbook Owner Suggest They Were Truly Starting at Base Fucking Zero

November 12, 2019 11:52 pm
Annotations by Former Textbook Owner Suggest They Were Truly Starting at Base Fucking Zero

The results of a new investigation into the strange, sometimes incomprehensible annotations found in a used ‘Intro to Political Theory’ textbook unearthed from deep in the recesses of the Stanford Bookstore suggest that the prior owner was truly starting at base fucking zero. “Look, obviously the point of taking notes […]

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All Frosh are “Really Fucking Dumb” Finds Sophomore Class Study

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All Frosh are “Really Fucking Dumb” Finds Sophomore Class Study

Last Friday, local sophomore Kevin Miramontes, Class of 2022, came to the Flipside with shocking a statistic. Miramontes had been compiling data about the Class of 2023 for the last 7 months, starting his efforts at Admit Weekend 2019, and has determined that, as a resident sophomore, he can now […]

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College Vlogger Announces Plans to Solve Systemic Bias of College Admissions Process

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College Vlogger Announces Plans to Solve Systemic Bias of College Admissions Process

After freshman Callen Outcault arrived on Stanford’s campus this fall, she started a YouTube channel to give high schoolers advice on how they, too, can get accepted into highly-ranked universities. Outcault posts almost daily, from camera-facing monologues about the importance of following your dreams to shaky first-person footage where she […]

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The Flipside’s AI Bot Read 10,000 Stanford Apology Emails and Then Wrote One

November 6, 2019 12:00 pm
The Flipside’s AI Bot Read 10,000 Stanford Apology Emails and Then Wrote One

Dear Members and Students in a Stanford, As you might have heard, we might have heard about the danger incident. We, as the office of Department of Vice Provost of Community Services of Help Office, remember you. We are seeking your help from you, the student, in learning more about […]

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Professor Accidentally Opens List of Students Ranked by Hotness Instead of Powerpoint

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Professor Accidentally Opens List of Students Ranked by Hotness Instead of Powerpoint

In a mistake that will haunt Dr. Eric Breckenridge for the rest of his tenured career, the esteemed professor and leader in his field of advanced discrete theory accidentally opened the wrong file at the beginning of lecture for MS&E 142, revealing a list of his students. Though Dr. Breckenridge […]

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Scholarly Conference Devolves Into Violence Over Disagreement About What the Hell ‘Toad’ from Mario Is Even Supposed to Be

October 29, 2019 4:31 pm
Scholarly Conference Devolves Into Violence Over Disagreement About What the Hell ‘Toad’ from Mario Is Even Supposed to Be

This past week, Stanford’s Institution for Applied and Theoretical Video Game Research met for its 92nd annual conference, with scholars and academics from around the world gathering on campus to answer one critical question: what the hell is Toad from Mario even supposed to be? Disagreement over the topic quickly […]

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Dear RA: My Roommate’s Mom Still Comes to Enforce His Curfew, and I Don’t Know What to Do

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Dear RA: My Roommate’s Mom Still Comes to Enforce His Curfew, and I Don’t Know What to Do

I let it slide the first few weeks, but at this point I’m about ready to cement our doors and windows shut. This definitely wasn’t in the roommate contract.  Sometimes I’m not even sure how she is getting into the room. But sure as dogs have 42 teeth, every night at […]

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Amateur DJ Forgot to Drop Bass Before Deadline

October 16, 2019 12:00 pm
Amateur DJ Forgot to Drop Bass Before Deadline

The add/drop deadline passed recently, solidifying which classes Stanford students will be taking and putting an end to the three-week class shopping period. However, distraught music major Liv Garcia shared that she neglected to drop the bass by the 5pm cutoff, which ended up ruining her DJ event last Friday. […]

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