Overheard in lecture

Tech-Savvy Professor: There’s one "Power Point" in my classroom and that would be ME.

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Overhead in a philosophy discussion

Future professional philosopher: My nuts are in a dialectical relationship with Hegel’s mouth..

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Overheard in a Meeting

RCA Cos Major: It's always nice to have a rubber ducky.

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Overheard on a Call

Former Nass EIC: Everyone always thinks the Nass used to be edgier.

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Overheard in theatre class

Theatre director/Guest Professor: The internet tells me I'm unstable, but it doesn't know me.

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Overheard in Text

Anthro major: Anthro be like: Everything is bullshit. Every attempt to understand anything is bullshit. Every explanation is bullshit.

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Overheard in Creative Writing Class

Student: In this story, there's a poet who gets mad when someone doesn't like his poems.

Professor: Yeah… no poet has ever done that.

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Overheard in Japanese Lecture

Speaker on Grad School: Isn't it obvious that everyone here is depressed?

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Overheard in Lecture

Lively English Prof: And my friend told me, who's really a snob, 'You're not a foodie. You're a glutton.'

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Overheard in seminar Zoom chat

Student: Capitalism critique!

Professor, also in chat: Isn't every day capitalism critique?

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Overheard while discussing American Politics

Concerned citizen: I want to pee on The Oval Office.

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Overheard in Seminar

Student: That didn't happen to me when I went to Delphi.

Professor: What, you didn't get shat on?

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Overheard in Class

Literature Professor: What's more approachable than a Platonic dialogue?

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Overheard over text

Financial fiend: I think I might buy tiny amounts of bitcoin. I feel like I have absolutely nothing to lose at this point.

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Overheard in family group chat

Mother: Happy Valentine’s Day! I am so in love with each one of you truly wonderful people!

Fruit of her loins: Haha buy me dinner first.

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Overheard in EEB group project

Eager participant: I’m not sure this biodiversity thing matters, but I feel like it’ll make a good discussion question.

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Overheard Outside Trader Joe

Sophomore 1 on Bon Appetite: And then they got shut down because of racism.

Sophomore 2: And your sister is into that?

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Overheard over text

“To All the Boys” Fangurl 1: When we’re 40 we’ll have to get together for a wine night and watch the new movie about Lara Jean’s divorce.

“To All the Boys” Fangurl 2: Honestly… I’d watch it.

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Overheard Outside Wilcox

Girl kicking large package across icy path at midnight: I'm fine.

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Overheard in Forbes Annex

Sophomore 1 locked outside: I will honor code you, and then I will end your bloodline!

Sophomore 2 from the inside: Forget that. I'll social contract you!

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Overheard in Seminar

A perspicacious student of machine writing: James Joyce does not pass the Turing Test.

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Overheard in Zoom Dms

Comp Lit Girl: Let me tell you it is SO easy to snack on stuff. like am I hungry?? No!! Am I going to eat the entire thing today?? YES!!! Such is the life on zoom.

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Overheard in Sem

Tenured Theater Prof: Now my alcoholism is coming to fore…

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Overheard in Forbes Annex

New Jersey Public School Student: I didn't realize adults could actually be competent until I came to Princeton.

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Overheard via text

Intellectual, after making a sex joke: Punctuation speaks louder than words.

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