February 29, 2012

OVERHEARD: Free Pancakes, Electrode Migration and Rainbows in Mann

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Where Them Girls at?

Sorority Girl 1: “How was your weekend?”

Sorority Girl 2: “We went out with a bunch of weird girls and I was like, this is so dumb. I look like the only actual girl here.”

-Ivy Room

Long Distance

Hungry Girl: “Tomorrow is Free Pancake Day at IHOP and the closest one is 35 miles away, dammit.”

-Libe Cafe

Prelim Problems

Cramming Student: “OMG! A rainbow in Mann! OH WAIT! It’s just my tears reflecting in the light. Fuck you, Cornell”

– #clubMann

Headed South

Enginerd: “What do you know about electrode migration?”

ILRie: “It’s when an electrode migrates. You know, it happens in the winter when the weather gets cold.”

Enginerd: “I feel like he’d pass you just for that answer”


Brazilians in Cancun

Pale Girl: “I can’t possibly wear that.”

Tan Girl: “We’re not showing off our bodies, we just don’t like tan lines”


Gaga is Where?

Boy: “My friend just sent me a picture of Lady Gaga and Oprah at Harvard. If they’re actually there, I’m going to kill her with jealousy.”

Girl: “No one even likes Harvard.”

Boy: “She should have gone to a gayer Ivy League school … like Brown.”



Girl: “There is no umbrella in my bag. What am I going to do?”

Boy: “Yeah, there’s an umbrella right here!”

Girl: “OMG, you saved my life. I would do so many sexual things to you right now.”


Mary Theresa Condosta is a sophomore in the College of Engineering. She can be reached at [email protected]. Overheard appears Thursdays.

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