A desk is a dangerous place from which to watch the world

October 19, 2006

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Overheard at Nass Layout

Editor-in-Chief: Until I put two and two together and realized how many emails from Jay Williamson I had in my inbox, I'd forgotten who our USG President was.
Publisher: Don't you mean Alex Lenahan?

Overheard in the Prince

Rutgers Alum/Wacko: 'If you actually hang out with a lot of the members, especially the members now, you’ll hear them use the phrase n—ger and jig—boo all the time, shouting out of cars at black people on the street and stuff like that,' Joseph said, noting that he wasn’t 'a racist or anything like
that,' but that he too used both words from time to time.

Overheard in Edwards Cluster

Girl on cell phone: Dude, it's an opportunity cost. You're drinking more, but you're not getting better, like, drunk. You have to think about the diminishing
returns.

Overheard in fortune cookie from Ivy Garden

Keep your plans secret, for now

Overheard as Pride Alliance hands out t-shirts

Slutty Asian Girl #1 (to SAG #2): Ooh, get that one. It’s so Disiac.

Overheard in McCosh 10

Junior Frat Boy: I love cocaine, man. I love doing it. I love talking about it. Cocaine is the BOMB.