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Apr. 25, 2012

Vol. 112, No. 11

on the campus


Website offers rants, advice, commiseration

Website offers rants, advice, commiseration

By Angela Wu ’12

It might not be the most graceful — or eloquent — way to complain, but it’s probably the easiest. “FML.” The last two letters stand for “my life,” and it shouldn’t be too hard to guess what the “F” means. The phrase popped into...
For RCAs, late-night vigilance

For RCAs, late-night vigilance

By David C. Walter ’11

At midnight on the dot, Diya Das ’12 met Katie Herrera ’11 at their ­prearranged rendezvous point, the pingpong table in Wilcox Hall. “Ready?” Herrera asked. Das nodded. And so their rounds began. Herrera and Das are residential college...
Dressing up; open talk

Dressing up; open talk

By Carolyn Edelstein ’10 GS

The laboratory door slammed behind Justin Brown GS as he rushed across campus, black bow tie in hand. It was nearing 6 o’clock on Thursday evening, and the physics Ph.D. candidate was headed to dinner at the Graduate ­College. He burst...

Losing streak

By David C. Walter ’11

On Oct. 1, 1999, the sprint football team beat Cornell, 12­– 7, in its home opener. The team then lost 72 of its next 73 games, including a losing streak that had stretched last month to 32 games. This season’s third game (a 10–6 loss to...
Spinning wheels

Spinning wheels

By Isabel Pike ’11

On a crisp Sunday afternoon in early fall, the Cyclab — the University’s student-run bicycle co-op — was a hive of activity. Inside and outside the Cyclab’s home behind the Wawa on University Place, students were busy fixing their...
CURRENT ISSUE: Apr. 25, 2012
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