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Article by carolineoreilly
December 28, 2012

The Story of Syllabus Week

Syllabus Week, known as the “Festival of Natty Lights” to many, will soon be upon us once more. Though widely celebrate by most college students, there are many who have forgotten the true meaning of the weeklong celebration. To remind us why we celebrate Syllabus Week, we have decided to retell the story of how... MORE »

Article by Becca Grumet
December 6, 2012

Everyone Blows Off Last Week of Classes, Goes to Disneyland Instead

"I've actually decided to drop my major and dance in the parade full time now that I've spent the week at Disneyland," said a very excited theater major. "It's just such a lifestyle here." For some reason, we totally agreed with everything she said and blamed it on creepily persuasive Disney magic. MORE »

Article by Rebecca Kriegman
April 19, 2012

Course Listing Controversy: Registration Revealed

A scientifically minded person like myself often wonders about the inner workings of this turbulently changing world. For example, how does one double space a word document? Forever a mystery! But today I bring you the greatest mystery of all. And no, it isn’t the reason why people actually choose to sit in the B... MORE »

Article by Becca Grumet
April 5, 2012

5 GPA Boosters For Your Fall Schedule

Believe it or not Trojans, picking your fall classes is right around the corner. If you’re not an engineer and have a couple credits to spare, why not take something completely ridiculous interesting that’ll cushion your GPA at the same time? After asking the brightest and best around, I’ve compiled some options that might just grant you... MORE »

Article by maxmartinez
March 19, 2012

Student Suspended For Attending Too Many Classes

Do you often feel overwhelmed because you are taking too many credits? Do you just go to other classes to just acquire more knowledge? No, I’m pretty sure you and I both don’t. That isn’t the case with junior Megan Kim of the engineering school, who was suspended from Cornell for attending too many classes... MORE »

Article by Alex R
February 28, 2012

The 5 Classes You Must Take At SU Before You Graduate.

Picking classes at SU is a skill. Yes, some luck plays a role but ask any upper classman and they’ll tell you that preparation is key. So your friends at Campus Basement have complied a list of the five best classes to take next semester. If you can somehow take all five of these classes... MORE »

Article by G-Nonymous
January 26, 2012

Katie Jones ’15 Decides to Give Swahili Literature 101 A Chance

NORTH CAMPUS ““ After hours of thought and consideration, Cornell Freshman Katie Jones has decided today that she will give Swahili Literature 101 a chance. “I really had absolutely no interest in the topic whatsoever,” says Katie Jones. “But, the professor actually made the class seem pretty interesting, and the first few readings did make... MORE »

Article by Alex Rosenthal
January 6, 2012

Classes You Need to Take Spring 2012 (Basement Staff)

This article is part of our “Let’s Keep This Website Awesome Over Winter Break” Tournament series. Check out the opposing article here and be sure to ‘like’ your favorite! Co-written with bossypants Alex Piliouras.The Art of Passive-Aggressive Facebook Statuses 101: Did your boyfriend break up with you? Did your mom yell at you for something... MORE »

Article by 21Slalom
December 11, 2011

Spring Semester 2012: What Classes Should You Take?

Consider my Campus Basement writing cherry popped! With the semester coming to a close, I thought I’d steer clear of finals for my first article here. Finals are like my beloved Washington Redskins: they suck. So, I thought it best to avoid them and to focus on next semester. And, if you’re anything like me... MORE »