Overheard on Nassau Street

Journalism intern: You're a different person now.
Investment banking intern: I'm the same person. Just with more Excel shortcuts.


Overheard in Frist

Stressed-out sophomore: I'll be honest, I think I probably have a solid cry about once a month. Usually in the shower. Put on some sad music and just go for it. That way I'm not wasting time. I mean, we all have to shower.


Overheard in a bed

Woman 1: It's crazy how easy it is to have a civil, friendly meal with people you profoundly dislike.
Woman 2, cheerfully: That's the magic of TI!


Overheard outside Frist

Orange Key guide: Princeton Preview is a great chance to sleep with a student.


Overheard in the library

Senior girl, reflecting on Kant: The next time I'm making out with someone on the street, I'm going to ask them, excuse me, do you see me as a means or an end?


Overheard in Butler

Apes bro, scrolling through newsfeed: What are 5 foods that kill testosterone? If guacamole’s on this I'm so fucked.


Overheard by Pyne

PFA male: You don't want to know too many atheists. It means you're not converting them fast enough.


Overheard in 1903

SWUG, reading her ex's Facebook status: Anyone want to make latkes? Also, I'm bisexual.


Overheard en route to Frist

Sophomore Ivy hopeful wearing a Canada Goose: I'm sorry I'm a man of the people and I don't know how to spell Moncler.


Overheard outside Firestone

Unidentified freshman male: Yeah I could join the Nass so easy. I'd just be like, "La Croix," and they'd be like "Fuck yeah!".


Overheard on study abroad in London

Princeton dropout, pointing at a Fjallraven Kanken backpack: I could wipe my butt with that.


Overheard in dorm room

Jewish Marxist A's Ivy junior: I love the Nass verbatims, they're so relatable.


Overheard on Facetime

Yale grad student: New Haven has a surprising amount of nature. Like, rocks.


Overheard at a Nass meeting

St. Ann’s alum: My shower shoes are Birkenstocks.


Overheard at Ivy

Senior man on the Tigerbook controversy: For some reason I didn't feel bothered by the NSA but I do feel bothered by this.


Overheard at postgame:

Astonished Ivy member: The TI women's bathroom is a freaking help desk. No, more than that. I walk into a bunch of girls who are too drunk, and there's a whole chain of command in place to help them.


Overheard in Ivy

Sophomore Pi Phi: What does WASP stand for? White, average-sized person?

Overheard in RoMa

Nass editor, on former roommate: We crossed paths so little last year that I didn't even find out he had an exorcism until like three days ago.

Overheard in Wright

Princeton graduate, analyst: Yeah I really like my job! I had to teach some guy how to recycle yesterday and that was tough, but I really like it so far!

Overheard in Firestone

SWUG: I can't find out I'm pregnant the night before my Bridges midterm.

Overheard on iMessage

Stressed Virgo: I just wish people would send Google Invites for booty calls.
Stressed Virgo, later: I should set up a WASS for my hookups.

Overheard strolling along prospect avenue

St. B's senior: Someone once described Cannon to me as a glorified Chili's

Overheard in the Siberian wilderness

Fulbright Fellow: Last time I drank too much I went skinny dipping with a group of seventy-year-old men and vomited freshly slain sheep heart in my mouth.

Overheard at Quaker Bridge Mall

Ivy junior to junior history major: We’re such douchebags. You just said "bourgeois means of production" in a Claire's.

Overheard on the Computer Science concentrator listserv

Dep rep:
Dear students,
If your independent work/thesis project involves the use of drones, can you please contact me.