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Russian Government Assures International Reporters, Sochi’s Stray Dogs Merely Relocated

February 10, 2014 12:00 pmComments Off on Russian Government Assures International Reporters, Sochi’s Stray Dogs Merely Relocated
Russian Government Assures International Reporters, Sochi’s Stray Dogs Merely Relocated

SOCHI – In the weeks leading up to the 2014 Winter Olympics, several supposedly legitimate American news sources circulated reports that Russian policeman were killing stray dogs on the street of Sochi.  Fortunately, such speculation has been emphatically refuted by trustworthy Russian news site Pravda.su, which has assured Flipside reporters […]

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Stanford Athlete Gives Up on Sochi Olympic Over Midterm Conflict

January 27, 2014 12:00 pmComments Off on Stanford Athlete Gives Up on Sochi Olympic Over Midterm Conflict
Stanford Athlete Gives Up on Sochi Olympic Over Midterm Conflict

As the 2014 Winter Olympics draw closer, some of the greatest athletics in the world are in preparing to head to Sochi, Russia, for their chance to compete for the gold.  However, not everyone will have the opportunity to make fun of shuffleboard in person, despite their athletic prowess. Stanford […]

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Winter Olympics Survival Guide

January 21, 2014 12:00 pmComments Off on Winter Olympics Survival Guide
Winter Olympics Survival Guide

Now that we’re in the dregs of the Winter Quarter, the Flipside is here to present to you a guide to the Summer Olympics’ lonely cousin, the far less fun Winter Olympics. With these facts, you will find yourself well equipped to converse with the one other person who cares […]

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Stanford Student-Athlete Preps For Trip to 2012 Olympics Games

May 22, 2012 6:00 amComments Off on Stanford Student-Athlete Preps For Trip to 2012 Olympics Games
Stanford Student-Athlete Preps For Trip to 2012 Olympics Games

While other students scramble to finish term papers, complete group projects, and study for final exams, Stanford junior long-distance runner Katie Torrero is ramping up her preparations for the 2012 Summer Olympics Games in London. Attending the Olympics has been a dream for Torrero ever since watching the ’96 Games […]

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Students Celebrate Spirit of Games by Participating in Beer Olympics

March 8, 2010 12:56 am0 comments
Students Celebrate Spirit of Games by Participating in Beer Olympics

Last Saturday, Stanford students celebrated the Winter Olympics by competing in the Beer Olympics. Students from all over campus gathered together in Main Quad for a spectacular opening ceremony that included 151 shots lit on fire, representatives from every cultural group on campus, and dance performances by that crazy freshman […]

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Vancouver Welcomes Cross-Country Snowboarding For Newest Olympic Event

February 16, 2010 5:31 pm0 comments
Vancouver Welcomes Cross-Country Snowboarding For Newest Olympic Event

Evolved not from the highest levels of competition, but in the everyday jostling of the lift lines, the rising popularity of cross-country snowboarding has vaulted the event onto the Olympic stage. The newest sport pits snowboarding dude against snowboarding bro for five kilometers of flat terrain. Unlike cross-country skiing, where […]

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Special Olympics Proud of Winter Olympics

February 8, 2010 3:45 pm0 comments
Special Olympics Proud of Winter Olympics

VANCOUVER—In a display of appreciation and support, the Special Olympics committee convened today to announce its ongoing support for the opportunities provided by the Winter Olympics. Tim Shriver, head of the 2010 Special Olympics explained, “We’re really excited for the opportunities provided to ‘normal’ people by the Winter Olympics. Though […]

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Michael Phelps 12,000 Calorie Diet Explained By Munchies

February 8, 2009 4:31 pm0 comments
Michael Phelps 12,000 Calorie Diet Explained By Munchies
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Study: Top Ten Olympic Swimmers All Smoked Weed

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Study: Top Ten Olympic Swimmers All Smoked Weed
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Michael Phelps: “Gold Medalist of Bong Hits”

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Michael Phelps: “Gold Medalist of Bong Hits”

COLUMBIA (AP) – On Monday, the public relations representative for Michael Phelps was forced to face difficult questions about an alleged photo of the Olympian smoking marijuana out of a bong. The photo was taken at the University of South Carolina where Phelps was apparently trying to get a “well-deserved […]

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