The Climate Issue

October 13, 2019


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Overheard in 1903

Terrace senior man, eating Olives lemon square: “Marx is my daddy.”

Overheard in French Seminar

Previously Verbatim-ed Sophomore French Student: *coughs*
Professor: "Be careful, or you'll be back in the Nassau Weekly."

Exclaimed in Frist

Struggling CBE freshman
"Pop tarts are sugar ravioli!"

Came to me in a dream

Dream Self: Hmm.. Princeton should really divest from fossil fuels…

Overheard in Wilcox

Enlightened freshman: It's a new season. It's a Christian Girl Fall.

Overheard in Roma D-Hall

Nass Sophomore: There's this girl writing about climate protest music.
Non-Nass Sophomore: That's so college.

Overheard in TI

Beer-soaked frosh at State Night: Is it acceptable to go to Ivy like this?

Overheard on the street

Tower man, wearing plaid: They need a good dose of shut the fuck up.

Overheard on the phone

Senior man crushing junior woman's dreams: He's not athletic; he's in Wawa United.

Overheard outside Nassau Hall

Exasperated white girl: If your dog looks like a rat, then it is one.

Overheard at Alchemist and Barrister

Cannon Junior: Why does eduroam work better here than in my room?

Overheard in POLStats

Thoughtful sophomore: Jesus would have been a VSCO girl.

Overheard walking to the street

Gay freshman: These poppers are going to be a hit at Terrace.

Overheard in Forbes

Ethnic woman: Is it xenophobic if it’s my own culture?

Overheard at late meal

Asian man, resigning himself to Colonial: I have too many p-sets to do to defy stereotypes.

Overheard at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop

MFA student, offhandedly: Well, when I get my Pulitzer…

Overheard in East Pyne

German Major: Isn't White Claw just spiked La Croix??
Other German Major: You're the reason society is a simulation.

Overheard in Stone

UK Fellowships Applicant: In theory, I always thought I would sell out, but I'm shocked that I haven't in practice.

Overheard by Mathey

Soph 1: I’ve decided we HAVE to go to Oktoberfest this year.
Soph 2: Is that at Charter?