Archive for November, 2009

Dear Graduate Student: An Exchange

November 12, 2009
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Dear Graduate Student: An Exchange

Dear Graduate Student, If you haven’t realized by now, you are not welcome in the student gym, the undergraduate libraries, or anywhere else on campus that I could possibly run into you. When I go to the gym, the last person I want to see climbing the Stairmaster next to me is you. In...
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Brownstein Crashes The Superbowl

November 11, 2009
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One of our most creative friends, Mr. Alec Brownstein (sound alert!), has created a video for the Doritos Crash the Superbowl Contest (sound alert!). If Alec wins, he receives $5 million. So, nonpretentious readers – assuming that Alec makes it to the finalist rounds (which he will!) – make sure you get your vote...
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[Philly] It’s an ELECTION

November 3, 2009
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Believe it or not, we have one Today! Very exciting. I have taken over the civic duty of issuing Election Guides. Turnout is likely to be 15 percent this year, which is pathetic. But there are some very important, and very boring, races. To wit: Controller: Al Schmidt (R) The most important race, and...
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