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Article by Leah Folta
March 19, 2012

Parents refuse another bailout though sophomore says she is “too big to fail”

“I made a bad business decision. I understand that now,” an anonymous* student** says, of the six months’ food money she spent this week on airplane tickets, tequila, sunscreen, Mexican-jail-bribe money and large amounts of cocaine (“as a joke!” she insists, rolling her eyes). “I am an institution! In my hall, in my study groups,... MORE »

Article by Becca Grumet
December 13, 2011

Status Updates from the Airplane Home

with contributions by Quyen C Nguyen Le! I got pretty bored on my way home to Florida this winter break. So I decided to let you all in on my experience. Happy holidays! MORE »

Article by jpaige
December 11, 2011

Mizzou Students Prepare to Study Abroad… In New York?

This Spring semester, hundreds of Mizzou students will pack their luggage along with their preconceived notions and fly off to exotic locales, where they will be immersed in a different culture as part of the study abroad program. Whether it’s sipping Bordeaux in France or zip-lining in Brazil, these students are guaranteed new experiences as... MORE »

Article by Becca Grumet
October 4, 2011

Scooters take over USC one Razor at a time: but at what price?

The current traffic on Trousdale Parkway proves that USC students are quickly discovering the benefits of riding a kick scooter to class. But even with these foldable beauties popping up just about everywhere, scooter-riders are still discriminated against on on campus. Serious scooter riders want students to know that they deserve just as much respect... MORE »

Article by Lia Woodward
July 18, 2011

Carmageddon: A Trojan Story of Survival

For the last several weeks it has been virtually impossible to possess ears and simultaneously be unaware of the apocalyptic closing of the 405 freeway. Even then, earless Southern Californians knew about Carmageddon, maybe even sooner than the rest of us because they can sense the impending terror through vibrations in the ground, probably. As... MORE »

Article by emcorbet
March 29, 2011

In response to idiotic student pedestrian behavior, SU creates Pedestrian Services

Much to the surprise of most SU students, traffic laws are actually obeyed in other geographic locations, meaning green lights mean go and red lights mean stop. Green lights do not, shockingly enough, signal to pedestrians to walk slowly across the street blatantly ignoring the cars trying to drive, while obnoxiously talking on their cell phones.... MORE »

Article by Piliour
March 20, 2011

Ten Signs Your Spring Break Didn’t Go As Planned

10.    TSA gave you beads for going through the security scanner. 9.    Your friend got arrested after she tried to take a body shot off of an air marshal. 8.    You’re on a first name basis with the people working in customs. 7.    The closest you got to being at a beach resort was your mom bringing you... MORE »