Hyped Up to Stay In

April 29, 2018


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Overheard in Wucox

Shanghai soph about dispute with senior: I'm low key glad he's eating shit cuz his family's KMT.

Overheard on Poe Field

Wholesome sophomore laying on checkered blanket, as man in floral print and beads staggers away: OH! He's coming from Sunday Funday. I thought he was just playing Pokémon Go!

Overheard in Rocky

Tote-carrying soph in fake Birks, yelling: Oh my god you KNOW I love that moon shit! I want my periods to sync up with the moon!!

Overheard at tutoring session

Cottage girl to 30-year-old Chinese man in English, trying to explain the word “thrive”: Thriving is like… [pauses]… living your best life.

Overheard in the Forbes Annex

Girl on the phone inside her room: I honestly don't know – Mom has the prescription. All I know is it takes away my periods and makes my boobs smaller.

Overheard on the walk to McCosh

Pretentious boarding school Terran soph: I guess Heidigger is accompanying me to get Plan B today.

Overheard on iMessage

A's sophomore: A lot of my sexual frustrations came out while playing the Sims.

Overheard on The Daily

Rukmini Callimachi: There’s something ironic about being fat-shamed by ISIS.

Overheard in Iowa in late April

25-year-old man: It feels so weird not wearing long underwear…

Overheard in Terrace

Soph boi: I didn't vine but I revined a lot. *pause* ...It's like retweeting.

Overheard by Small World

Art history major: I really haven’t given Cardi B a chance except for “Kodak Yellow.”

Overheard in a Woody Woo class

Confused soph: I applied for this job at a consulting firm and I think I'm going to get it, I'm so excited!
Friend: Oh what's the job?
Soph: Oh I have no idea. I don't even know what consulting firms do.

Overheard at Ivy

Deutsche Bank intern: Six figures just seems so disappointing... I want more.

Overheard via iMessage

CWR and VIS Certificate English major: Why be a good human when you can be a flawed god?

Overheard at Fashion Speaks

White junior on the whiteness of Shere Khan: Honestly this is worse than the Tory.

Overheard in Pyne

Senior female: I mean when you ask, “Was it good?”... I blew him in the laundry room. I encourage it.

Overheard in Frist

Upper West Sider: Denying the Holocaust is better than being a moral relativist.

Overheard at dinner

Upper West Sider to Upper West Sider: Have I ever brought you to the Elvis-themed fast station diner in the West Bank?