Overhead in ECO 362 precept

Over-enthusiastic sophomore: I'm only doing ORFE for the prestige.

Overheard in Stokes Library while live-streaming the Cohen testimony

Incoming investment banking summer analyst: Do you think Trump is actually gonna get in trouble for this?
Incoming management consulting summer associate: I don't know, but all the markets are down right now.
Incoming investment banking summer analyst: I wish the Trump Organization were public…I'd short the shit out of it.

Overheard in Tower

White male, wearing cardigan: "I didn't realize that the government affected me until the shutdown."

Overheard in Frist

Sophomore Guy 1: I've got to go to the EQuad to work on my EPICs project.
Sophomore Guy 2: Ah what do you read for that, The Odyssey?

Overheard in Frist

Girl discussing a suspected cheater: I just don’t understand how he can lie that well! He’s either a professional or he’s crazy. [beat] And I mean, his favorite movie is Beautiful Mind…

Overheard at Terrace

Anxious man: And I was like, “Don’t theorize me right now. I just jizzed in a Joe Coffee urinal.”

Overheard on the steps of Robertson

Shrieking sophomore girl: I need to think about this, and I need to think about this HARD… *thinks* … I don’t think I should go for him.
Uninterested friend: I mean, doesn’t he have a girlfriend?


Overheard in Frist

Frantic Nass editor: Who has scholarship lying around?

Overheard in Fine

Kurdish bro: You gotta buy real estate in Syria… that shit's gonna blow up.

Overheard in “Miniatures” writing sem

Professor: If you say something is “bad," it has kind of a negative connotation

Overheard in Small World

Girl 1: "Where were we when we first met? Hong Kong?"
Girl 2: "No, I think we were in Bali at that point."

Overheard in Small World

Pi Phi/Ivy senior girl on phone: "Hi there, quick question…do you sell pickled okra?"

Overheard outside Frist

Oblivious girl on phone: I mean, all claims of elder abuse aside…

Overheard on Valentine’s Day

Woman 1: So do you have any fun plans for tonight?
Woman 2: My husband’s getting a colonoscopy tomorrow.

Overheard in Witherspoon’s cafe

Tall man, searching for wallet: Agh fuck, do you take Apple Pay?

Overheard in Wallace Hall men’s bathroom

Professor, carrying on a conversation from the toilet: “The Quakers, really, have deep imperial ambitions.”

Overheard in Frist

Finance bro: Jesus doesn't like pussy

Overheard in Edwards

Deadpan girl: I would Eiffel Tower with Achilles and Hector… definitely.

Overheard in Frist

Woke sophomore: It all kind of just boils down to sexism.

Overheard in a Monday meeting

Truth-telling junior boy: Terrace is expensive and woke white activists don’t actually like to do shit.

Overheard in Frist

Manic freshman girl: I just have nothing to concentrate on, so I just concentrate on dumb stuff. Like marrying Rob. You know? Just dumb stuff.

Overheard in the living room

Grandmother: Every time Eleanor bent over to pick up her toothbrush she got pregnant

Overhead in a double-booked ORF precept/Econ JIW workshop

Econ preceptor: This is a Stata workshop. This is not your room!
ORF preceptor: It is my room, actually.

Overheard in TI

Theta junior: What’s the word for being prejudiced against gay people again?
Gay junior: Homophobia??

Overheard in Jadwin

Math major: I think I like boba just because I subconsciously like balls in my mouth