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Article by Michael Sullivan
February 6, 2011

Crit Studies student sez: Pastiche and blank parody at its worst

Some people watch the Super Bowl to see a battle between titans. Others gather to enjoy $3 million-a-pop commercials. I, however, tune in to arbitrarily select one such at and critique it within an inch of its life. The Volkswagon Passat spot featuring a child dressed as Darth Vader honing the Force picked up quite... MORE »

Article by Malcolm Gladwell
January 11, 2011

Excerpt from “Nonstarters” by Malcolm Gladwell

Chapter 1: Eviction Day Isaac Tweedy woke early on the morning of June 1st of last year.  He was in his truck and checking off addresses before dawn.  As a college town landlord, many of his tenants’ May-to-May leases were up, and it was time to kick out the graduates. 7041 Lancaster Avenue was his... MORE »

Article by Rud
December 20, 2010

Student Tries to Bribe Professor, Turns Awkward.

Alex Linden left the university in shame Friday morning after a failed attempt to raise his History grade. With the end of the semester approaching he decided to make a visit to his professor to persuade her to give him a good grade. “I got there and I was like, ‘is there anyway I could... MORE »

Article by jwoww
December 19, 2010

Cornell Student Stranded on Campus After Missing Bus Back to Strong Island

We’ve just received word that Cornell freshman Jimmy Applebaum has been stranded on Cornell’s campus since missing his bus home to Great Neck, Long Island last Tuesday.   Jimmy, who is a geology major, apparently slept through his alarm on Tuesday morning after a rigorous table tennis tournament that occurred in the Mews 2nd floor... MORE »

Article by emcorbet
December 9, 2010

Despite no snow days, students take it upon themselves to cancel classes

After over 100 hours of straight snow fall, students were left with the a series of unfortunate details: cars completely buried on even sides of the street, sidewalks submerged, undrive-able roads for the commuters, and more snow than anyone wanted to deal with. Buses running on campus had stopped altogether- either electing to stop running... MORE »

Article by Syracuse Staff
November 30, 2010

Jerk Magazine Publishes Steamy SU Student Photos

Photo Credit: Alex Pines, Jerk Magazine Jerk Magazine is known for being the racy campus publication. Last year they were censored from the dining halls for a bit! Yikes! This Decembers issue is another gawk-bitch-smut-noise-ridden publication which has already been published online! Their excellent photography team has put together a Sordid Affair, with some sexy... MORE »

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November 29, 2010

Student Farts in class, Professor says, “Fart Outside!”

There really isn’t much more to the story… MORE »

Article by Rud
November 29, 2010

All Students Drop Out Over Thanksgiving Break

“What the hell is going on?” Professor Tim Studdard whispered to himself as he walked into his Sophomore Biology section early this morning. This was a Monday just like every Monday before, except something was not quite right; No students were present in Studdards’ 300 seat Bio lecture. Professors all over Syracuse University were facing... MORE »

Article by emcorbet
November 22, 2010

SU student ostracized after saying Thank You to Starbucks barista

The day started like any other for SU economics junior Sara Wyann, when after exiting from her 8am class in Huntington Hall, stopped in the Marshall St Starbucks for a grande gingerbread latte. As Wyann went to pick up the holiday cup latte, she faced the barista responsible for making it and made her nearly... MORE »