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

November 12, 2019 11:49 pm
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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Carta Rolls Out New “Likelihood Your Professor Will Get MeToo’d” Statistic

October 9, 2019 12:00 pm
Carta Rolls Out New “Likelihood Your Professor Will Get MeToo’d” Statistic

This past week, news of the resignation of Marty Stepp, the subject of multiple Title IX investigations and a CS Lecturer who coincidentally was Facebook friends with an uncomfortable number of former students, shocked students and faculty across campus. The administration quickly jumped into high gear to do what it […]

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Study Reveals Cars Prefer Eating Cyclists With Helmets Over Those Without

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Study Reveals Cars Prefer Eating Cyclists With Helmets Over Those Without

New research on the gastronomical habits of motor vehicles has revealed that cars — and to a lesser extent buses, motorcycles, and trucks — express a significant dietary preference for cyclists wearing helmets over those who ride with scalp and hair exposed. Scientists have deduced that this is because, like […]

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The Opportunity of a Lifetime? Join the Flipside! Read On…

October 2, 2019 12:00 pm
The Opportunity of a Lifetime? Join the Flipside! Read On…

Pssst — hey! Hey you! Yeah, you, with the cute face and the existential dread. Great to see ya! We just wanted to write a quick back-to-school note (especially for all those new folks out there) and pre-emptively answer some of those burning-hot questions this here slip of paper might […]

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Admissions Rate Dips Below 2% for all Laboratory Rodents at Stanford

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Admissions Rate Dips Below 2% for all Laboratory Rodents at Stanford

With a mere 4% acceptance rate, Stanford boasts the most competitive admissions for university human applicants. However, an even more shocking number was released yesterday — only 1.7% of all lab mice that applied to be experimented on in Stanford labs were accepted this year. With access to the newest […]

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