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Article by Piliour
May 3, 2012

Around the Web

From studying for finals to partying your ass off (literally?) to discovering that there are no jobs for you once you leave so you might as well just keep partying, this is May’s first Around the Web! Sorry For Partying:  http://bit.ly/IGEX07 College Candy: 1 in 2 College Grads are Unemployed/Underemployed [Current Events Cheat Sheet] http://collegecandy.com/2012/04/30/1-in-2-college-grads-are-unemployed-or-underemployed-current-events-cheat-sheet/... MORE »

Article by 9 to 5
March 21, 2012

9 to 5: The Search

Basement Readers, Allow me to introduce myself. I am 26 years old. I’m a white, middle class, 99-percenter. I have a bachelor’s degree from a petty good undergraduate institution. In other words, I’m average. I have worked jobs in every field you can think of (including working in an actual field), but this booming economy... MORE »

Article by nightcrawler
February 3, 2012

8th Wonder of the World at UM

When I applied to the U I had one fear: Parking Spaces. Everybody knows a college’s prestige is defined by the number of parking spaces it has on campus, since it’s directly correlated to the number of billionaire alumni. Since I plan on being a billionaire by 2013 (I watched the Social Network, I know... 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 Alex Rosenthal
December 27, 2011

10 Things to Do Over Winter Break (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 Basement Boss Alex Piliouras.10. Get a Job, Grouch!You’re spending hundreds of thousands of dollars to binge drink, eat Hot Pockets, and occasionally sit in... MORE »

Article by Piliour
November 17, 2011

Report: Class of 2015 is F*cked

On Thursday it was revealed in a US News report that the graduating class of 2015 is Completely Fucked. The news, while surprising to some, cannot be a complete shock; speculators have consecutively categorized graduating classes in diminutive manners, calling the class of 2013 “Shit Outta Luck,” and the class of 2014 “A Dell Computer.”... MORE »

Picture by apost
October 30, 2011

How to Not Look like a Crack Whore

Cornell University wants their students to be well put together during job interviews. No school wants students to portray their university poorly. So, due to the raging number of, coked up, 80s rock band groupies, coming out of Cornell, Ives Hall thought it necessary to post these do’s and dont’s of job interview attire. We... MORE »

Article by Leah Folta
May 25, 2011

Fast food industry “unimpressed” with liberal arts BA

“I can’t get hired anywhere!” cries recent grad Becca Reese. “My ex-roommate’s work wasn’t hiring, then my second choices weren’t hiring, then my backups turned me down, and then my second choices called again to make sure I understood I’m unhirable.” Such is the lame, unfun reality check that is trying to find a part-time... MORE »