One for the Ages

April 11, 2021

One for the Ages – Full Design

This week, the Nass connects to the past, ruminates on the present, and looks toward the future.


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Overheard in Lecture

Professor on Middlemarch: On Instagram stories someone asked if you’d rather date someone more liberal or more conservative than you, and I always thought there was something hot and naughty about someone more conservative.

Overheard in Palmer Square

Birthday boy: I thought my brother sent me a stripper, but he just sent me Vitamin C.

Overheard in philosophy breakout room

Intellectual, opening Google: Why think when you could just search?

Overheard in Whitman Courtyard

Young child visiting with family: This is so much cooler than Yale!

Overheard in the Dining Hall

Graduating Senior: Birds aren't real and neither is Eisgruber.

Overheard while Book Shopping

German Major, to another German Major: Are you a big Thirty Years War guy?

Overheard on Video Call

Bubble Tea Addict: Boba is the sun of my solar system, and it's not because I'm Asian.

Overheard in a Group Text

Junior Editor: The Venn diagram of Nass people and people who like writing vignettes is a circle

Overheard in a Meeting

Cocky Frosh: Smartfood® White Cheddar Popcorn is the best snack, and I will die on this hill.

Assured Sophomore, with authority: *pauses* No

Overheard on Video Call

College Mentor: When you say it like that it sounds like I crushed your soul for writing.

Ungrateful Mentee: Well, it wasn't just you.

Overheard in a group project

Froshie: My mom is a Powerpoint pro so she can help make it look nice.