Freshmen Ashamed to Admit to Not Smoking Weed in Front of Father

January 15, 2020 1:03 pm
A middle aged father and teenage son argue at home.

Freshman Bailey Gibson went into winter break expecting a time of relaxation. After a fall quarter full of new friends, hard classes, and one particularly embarrassing circle jerk debacle involving a Veggie Tales music video, he was looking forward to recharging the batteries for a couple of weeks.  That was […]

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Sierra Camp Recruitment Ups its Game by Replacing all the Toilet Paper with Flyers

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Sierra Camp Recruitment Ups its Game by Replacing all the Toilet Paper with Flyers

Upon returning to campus, many students have reported an increased marketing presence by Stanford’s Sierra Camp. After determining that flyers in every stall on campus were not quite invasive enough to the student population, the Sierra Camp recruitment committee decided it needed to become a bit more omnipresent on campus. […]

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Amid Data Leak Scandal, Queer Chart CEO Testifies Before ASSU Congress

December 11, 2019 6:16 pm
View, from the balcony, of congressmen and congresswomen on the house floor as the 115th Congress is called into session on its opening day, Washington DC, January 3, 2017. (Photo by Mark Reinstein/Corbis via Getty Images)

In a highly publicized inquiry, founder and CEO of Queer Chart Samantha Techington testified in front of the ASSU Congress all throughout last week, answering questions about security vulnerabilities in the program. Queer Chart — an app designed to bring together queer womxn on Stanford’s campus — was previously revealed […]

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Lecture Attendance to Be Taken by New Facial Recognition Software After Stanford Partners With Palantir

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Lecture Attendance to Be Taken by New Facial Recognition Software After Stanford Partners With Palantir

In an effort to increase student participation, some lecture-based classes have begun to take attendance using facial recognition software. Cameras installed at the front of the lecture hall match the students sitting in seats with ID photos stored in the Stanford database. The system not only records students’ physical presence […]

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Real News: Students Gather in Front of Admin Building to Boo for 8 to 13 Minutes

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Real News: Students Gather in Front of Admin Building to Boo for 8 to 13 Minutes

A note from the desk of The Stanford Flipside: We are expanding our horizons into some real reporting, starting with this bad boy right here. Since our friends over at The Daily have made the leap on over to satire, we decided to try our hand at giving you the […]

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Stanford Defeats Racism with Screening of “Tubman,” A Movie About A Man Who Wakes Up as A Bathtub and Everyone Is Racist Against Him but At the End, They Learn to Accept Their Differences and Sing in A Circle and Take A Bath in Him

November 20, 2019 9:49 pm
Stanford Defeats Racism with Screening of “Tubman,” A Movie About A Man Who Wakes Up as A Bathtub and Everyone Is Racist Against Him but At the End, They Learn to Accept Their Differences and Sing in A Circle and Take A Bath in Him

Let’s have them three cheers and a slap on the ol’ ass, fellas, ‘cause this time there’s truly a cause for celebration! In a move of superb scheming and strategery that left even the best of us dazzled, rubbing our eyes like we haven’t slept for a few years, the […]

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

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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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