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REPORT: 85% of Nation’s Uncles Regularly Bitch About Government Shutdown for No Reason

October 21, 2013 12:02 pmComments Off on REPORT: 85% of Nation’s Uncles Regularly Bitch About Government Shutdown for No Reason
REPORT: 85% of Nation’s Uncles Regularly Bitch About Government Shutdown for No Reason

Tulsa, Oklahoma–What was meant to be a nice, family dinner at the Kowalski household last Wednesday quickly erupted into a near fist-fight after Uncle Doug randomly remembered that the United States was currently in a state of governmental shutdown. As Doug’s niece, Claire, recounts, “I don’t know what happened…one second […]

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Stanford Student Argues the Fuck Out of Dinner Table Discussion

April 7, 2011 1:30 amComments Off on Stanford Student Argues the Fuck Out of Dinner Table Discussion
Stanford Student Argues the Fuck Out of Dinner Table Discussion

It started off like a normal dinner conversation, but when Nathan Kauffen, MS&E ’12 sat down at the table for Durand’s famed sandwich night, things began to sour. The conversation was centered on a popular topic, the merits of a liberal arts education in the modern economy. Kauffen had been […]

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Adolescent Lawn-Mowers and Lemonade Stand Managers Distraught about Immigration

January 30, 2011 2:31 pmComments Off on Adolescent Lawn-Mowers and Lemonade Stand Managers Distraught about Immigration
Adolescent Lawn-Mowers and Lemonade Stand Managers Distraught about Immigration

Across the country independent lawn-mowing and lemonade-selling entrepreneurs expressed discontent with President Obama’s lenient remarks on immigration during the State of the Union. 12 year-old Mike Wachowski decried, “At the rate the immigrant population is increasing I am going to have to start charging $7 per lawn to stay competitive.” […]

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Dr. Seuss Reponds To Obama Childrens Book With Economic Policy Briefing

September 26, 2010 2:38 pmComments Off on Dr. Seuss Reponds To Obama Childrens Book With Economic Policy Briefing
Dr. Seuss Reponds To Obama Childrens Book With Economic Policy Briefing
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Budget Cuts Force Stanford to Cancel Winter Quarter

November 30, 2009 4:51 pm0 comments
Budget Cuts Force Stanford to Cancel Winter Quarter

 STANFORD, CA—As the American economy continues on its downward spiral, Stanford University officials have finally been forced to do the unthinkable: cancel winter quarter 2010. “This is a real blow to the school. An institution as renowned as Stanford should not have these kind of problems, but I suppose this […]

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Opinion: “Why Were We Even Paying These Little Orange and Red People in the First Place?”

May 24, 2009 11:15 pm0 comments
Opinion: “Why Were We Even Paying These Little Orange and Red People in the First Place?”

By Kenneth Potts Now I’m a guy who likes to take the issues seriously. Right now, budget cuts are a major issue. It’s affecting everyone–and that includes yours truly. But if there’s one thing I believe in, it’s fiscal responsibility. My question is: Why were our investigative journalists standing by […]

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Stanford Bookstore Astounds Students With All Time Low Prices

April 3, 2009 8:06 pm0 comments
Stanford Bookstore Astounds Students With All Time Low Prices

STANFORD–On the cool, misty morning of January 5th, the Stanford Bookstore kicked off the new quarter with its usual blockbuster sale. By 7:30 A.M., a full thirty minutes before opening, the 7% discount on required textbooks and course readers had attracted enough students to form a line that wrapped around […]

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The Flipside Magazine – AIG: Think You’re Mad Now? Wait Until You Find Out What It Stands For

March 30, 2009 11:05 pm0 comments
The Flipside Magazine – AIG: Think You’re Mad Now? Wait Until You Find Out What It Stands For
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ECONOMIC CRISIS: Stanford Cuts Budget Cutting Committee

March 8, 2009 4:05 pm0 comments
ECONOMIC CRISIS: Stanford Cuts Budget Cutting Committee
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Obama Unveils Economic Stimulus Plan Consisting of Selling Obama Shirts and Buttons

January 25, 2009 7:04 pm0 comments
Obama Unveils Economic Stimulus Plan Consisting of Selling Obama Shirts and Buttons
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