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Big Red Hot Hockey Storms MSG – And Your News Feed?
Tonight is the Big Red Hot Hockey game that takes place every other year against BU at MSG. In the next few hours your news feeds are going to start blowing up about about the game.
Examples of statuses you will see:
1. “At MSG go Big Red”
2. “Let’s go Cornell!”
3. “I’m in NYC…this is crazy!”
and as per usual the statuses saying….
4. “I wonder if the BU game is tonight at MSG?”
5. “Cornell Big Red Hot Hockey is tonight? I wonder!”
Yes people, we understand it is annoying that your news feed gets blown up every time something exciting and “Cornelly” happens (like snow), but get used to it…
Or for that matter get off facebook for a hot sec…
OR even better, make friends that don’t go to Cornell! Get some variety in your news feed. It’ll keep you sane, and hopefully keep you from being so annoying and obnoxious. Leave people and their statuses (stati?) alone!!
GO CORNELL!!! I’ll be in the VIP section so you pleebs probably won’t find me. Nevertheless, much love to my fans.
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This article is the first in a potential series detailing the Cornell hockey games from the perspective of a huge Cornell hockey fan who also enjoys humor. This Saturday night I sat in the press box with fellow CB writer apost (who knows nothing about hockey as you will soon see) and detailed the game.... MORE »
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After last Friday’s 85-degree weather, it appears that Cornell University has used all of its spring maintenance funding on keeping the Lake Effects snow out of the forecast, not accounting for the shocking, yet annual, mid-April snow and sleet storm. While on a campus tour this morning, a pre-frosh was overheard stating “well, it can... MORE »
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A new business study from the Dyson School at Cornell shows that undergraduates only eat frozen yogurt at two points: when they are drunk or when the sun has completely set. When the Daily Sun article came out, students were confused as to whether or not this article was meant to be written for the... MORE »
Yesterday, outside Olin Library, Lefties came together to protest against the abundance of righty desks and lack of lefty desks around Cornell’s Campus. With so many famous, successful, lefties, it is disturbing to these students that they are underrepresented. “We used to be persecuted against. There’s a long history of discrimination against our people. My... MORE »
Dear guy sitting behind me in Mann who keeps making sighing noises, I REFUSE to turn around and acknowledge you. I don’t care, I won’t turn around and look at you. Others might, but not me. Your sighs are getting louder and closer together like you’re having contractions. I WON’T look back. Eyes on my... MORE »
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Dear Cornell, Thank you. Sincerely, Graduating seniors and recent alums Yes, we thank you for all the hard work you have put in, to make us want to leave your campus, and be okay with the fact that our jobs are so competitive and demanding that we are unable to make the trip to come... MORE »
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