Rising Senior Declares that Incoming Class of 2018 Doesn’t Know Shit About Shit

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According to LSA senior Charlie Lynn, who has been a student at the University of Michigan for the past three years, the incoming University freshmen “literally know nothing about anything.” Compared to Lynn, who has amassed over ninety-five credits worth of knowledge at the University, the incoming Class of 2018 has, apparently, “a bunch of

To that Young Man Who Was Reading ‘The Every Three Weekly’ in West Quad that One Time

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By: Peter DeJonge Hey, bud. I’m not sure who you are, where you’re from, or what you do, but I want you to know one thing; I saw you that one time you were reading The Every Three Weekly in the West Quad Cafeteria a couple months ago. And you were laughing! And that was

So, You Thought You Were Out of My Grip, Eh?

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By: Winter Oh… hello there. I couldn’t see you come in through all this snow. I bet you thought you’d seen the last of me after April started. I had you all convinced with the warm weather, but it was nothing more than a clever ruse. That’s right baby, I’m still here, and the games

Does the Word ‘Twerk’ Even Mean Anything Anymore?

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By: Abby Helmson, LSA Junior Don’t get me wrong, I love it when we add new words to the common vernacular. I’m thrilled to hear “hella” and “swag” take their rightful place in everyday conversation. I welcome the use of hashtags for emphasis, even in professional settings. But lately, I’ve seen the word twerk thrown

Animal Does Something Cool on Camera

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Enthralling a nation desperate to be entertained, reports have confirmed that an animal has done something cool in front of a camera. The adorable, furry animal was spotted at approximately 9 a.m. last Tuesday, doing something atypical enough to garner the attention of a nearby human. Using a camera phone, the individual recorded the creature

Malaysian Airlines PR Rep Excited to Finally Have Work to Do

A 20,000 SQUARE MILE RADIUS IN THE INDIAN OCEAN—Though the mysterious disappearance of Flight 370 has caused worldwide concern regarding flight safety, Malaysian Airlines Public Relations Representative Raja Tunku is reportedly elated. “We are doing everything in our power to make sure a horrific event like this never happens again,” a smiling Tunku told the

Homeless Man’s Dog Wondering When This Walk Is Going To End

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According to sources within the dog community, Scrappy, the canine companion to local homeless man Ralph Johnson, has begun to wonder when, if ever, this walk is going to end. “Don’t get me wrong, I love my owner,” barked Scrappy of his human companion Ralph, “But this walk is going on six years now, and

‘21 to Drink’ Sign at Party Only Thing Standing Between LSA Junior and Felony Charges of Providing Minors With Alcohol

Friends of LSA Junior Mott Riley, who hosted his “Mid-Lent Banger” last Saturday, breathed a collective sigh of relief after realizing that Riley would be spared from the legal consequences that follow providing alcohol to minors, thanks to well-placed signs throughout his house that declared “No booze unless you are ≥21,” and “18 to party,

FAA To Review Regulations Regarding Crashing Planes Directly into Ocean

In light of the recent disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight 370, FAA officials are reviewing the rules and regulations surrounding the freedom of airline pilots to alter communications equipment, change altitude, and crash planes full of passengers directly into the ocean. “While the investigation is still underway, it is never too early to learn lessons

Coked-Up Central Student Government Party Promises to Do All the Things Always Forever

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The michigAWESOME party, recently elected to the Central Student Government with a campaign grounded in “student-focused, worldfocused, risky, safe, unified, diverse, traditional, innovative, plentiful, healthful, youthful, and exhilarating leadership,” announced Saturday night that they are “totally fucking stoked” to represent the student body and “bend campus issues right over and spank them.” The University’s CSG

Sorority Girls Disappointed After House Puppy Becomes House Dog

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According to sources within the house, the sisters of Michigan’s Delta Tau Sigma sorority have become increasingly distressed over the past few months as they watched their cute house puppy Sprinkles make the transformation into a fully-grown, rancid, large-shit-taking house dog. When Sarah Sand and the other girls of DeltaTau Sigma first received Sprinkles, they posted

General Motors CEO, Commencement Speaker Barra Announces Recall of Graduating Seniors

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Just weeks before she is scheduled to deliver the commencement address for the University of Michigan’s graduating class of 2014, General Motors CEO Mary Barra announced a mandatory recall on all 6,137 graduating seniors due to critical flaws rendering them completely defective in the job market. “It brings me no joy to label these hardworking

Mitch McGary Still Deciding Between Millions of Dollars or Being Further Exploited

A few days following the announcement that both Nik Stauskas and Glenn Robinson III will enter the 2014 NBA draft, the sophomore power forward Mitch McGary is still rumored to be on the fence regarding the same decision. His current options alternate between making more sweet, sweet cash than he’s ever dreamed of in his

Mary Sue Coleman To Deliver Commencement Speech Celebrating University’s “OK-ness”

According to a recently released transcript of the speech to be delivered by exiting president Mary Sue Coleman at Spring Commencement, Coleman plans to celebrate and praise the time she spent with the University, as much as one can about a University brimming with mediocrity. Mary Sue Coleman has achieved a number of remarkable things

Student Starting Unpaid Internship That Will Prepare Him for Career in Unpaid Debt

AN INCREASINGLY DIM FUTURE—With graduation fast approaching, LSA senior Jeremy Adams looks forward to his unpaid internship with his uncle’s law firm in Chicago. Adams claims that it will be “a valuable experience that should set [him] up well” although, according to sources, the job will do nothing to help Adams with his impending future

Freshman Hopes to Attract Mate by Displaying Impressive Collection of Craft Brewery Stickers on Laptop

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SECOND FLOOR OF THE UGLI—In an effort to attract the “right kind of men”, Emma Horowicz unveiled a newly decorated laptop case featuring local brewing companies on the second floor of the Shapiro Undergraduate Library late Sunday night. Witnesses report that the freshman laid out her textbooks and laptop before proceeding to spend the duration

Student Desperate to Sublease Apartment for Summer Completely Willing to Overlook Any Prospective Subletter’s Total Insanity

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Sources report that Engineering sophomore Lindsay Harper, who is currently looking for someone to sublet one of the bedrooms in her three-bedroom apartment while she returns home to Maryland for the summer, is more than willing to turn a blind eye to any potential subletter’s mental instaability, addiction issues, violent or criminal tendencies, and highly-infectious

UM-Divest Causes CSG to Freeze Under the Pressure of Not Being Completely Useless

The University’s Central Student Government shat their collective pants this month when they were forced to decide on a divestment measure that, unlike every other action ever taken by CSG, could have actual, real world consequences. “When we heard that our decisions could actually change people’s lives in a negative or positive way, our jaws

First Grade Job Market Competitive As Ever For This Year’s Kindergarten Graduates

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A new comprehensive study out this week finds that the 2014 Kindergarten graduates will likely struggle to find a job on any first grade classroom job chart. “I’ve always dreamed of getting to take care of the classroom pet when I became a first grader,” said Hannah K. from Mrs. Carlson’s class. “I’ve gone through

AI Program More Charming than Programmer

According to sources, computer science senior Mark Mahan has accidentally created an artificial intelligence program with greater social skills than his own, as part of an assignment in his EECS 492 class. “Our assignment was just to write a program that chatted back and forth with a human, so I wrote a simple program to

Michigan Court Legalizes Gay Marijuana

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In a landmark case cheered by progressives and fans of judicial activism alike, a Michigan appeals court has ruled to legalize gay marijuana, making Michigan the first state in the Union to allow the use of homosexual cannabis. “The court has determined that there is no ethical or legal basis to deny gay marijuana smokers the same rights as straight smokers,” reads

Local Football Star Takes Off Brainy Girl’s Glasses, Still Ugly

  ALL-AMERICAN HOMETOWN—After scoring the winning touchdown last Friday night, local football star Jason Turner ran up the bleachers and removed his biology tutor Alice Williams’ thick-framed glasses only to discover his potential love interest was still ugly without them. The discovery came as a shock. “Every popular depiction of the popular teenager/ ugly duckling

Neil DeGrasse Tyson Pretty Much Drowning in Tail These Days

Sources report that since the debut of the critically acclaimed series Cosmos and a string of high profile late night TV appearances, celebrity astronomer Neil DeGrasse Tyson is “plowing trim like nobody’s business these days.” Dr. DeGrasse Tyson, who holds degrees from Harvard and Columbia, has enjoyed minor stardom within the world of astrophysics since the 1990s. But his big break did not

Hey, Remember Me? By: The Chore Wheel You and Your Roommates Made During the First Week of School

  Hey, guys. It’s been a while, to say the least. And I must admit, I’m a little bit hurt at your wanton neglect. I was so lovingly crafted when you first moved in. You decorated me with glitter, laminated me, hell—you even gave me a functional spinner. I was supposed to usher in a new era of order, equality, and peace.

Do You Hear That Rattling? By: Dad, on the Annual Family Road Trip

Hmm, that’s odd. Hey, does anyone else hear that rattling sound? Tommy, is that you horsing around back there? Knock it off, it’s dangerous to distract the driver. Wait, it’s not you? Huh. Strange. Do you think it could be your sister’s computer knocking up against something? It’s gotta be an easy fix, I mean it just started. Honey, will you check if there

Gimme Dat Youth Vote! By: Rick Snyder, 48th Governor of Michigan

What’s cracking, you crazy kidz? I know what you’re thinking, who’s this old governor guy, and what’s he doing writing editorials in the newspaper? Heck, what’s a newspaper?! Amiright?! Srsly tho, I’ve got #election2014 coming up this year, and I wanted to be sure that all you ladies and germs in college know that you can come out and vote so long as

In Response To Declining Viewership, CNN To Reboot Highly-Rated War On Terror

Following the massively popular trend of remaking classic TV series and movies, CNN has announced plans to reboot the early 2000s ratings smash War On Terror. “Rebooting the popular shows of yesterday is big business right now,” CNN senior producer Susan Deforest said during the announcement’s press conference. “Look at 24, look at Heroes. This is what people want right now.” War On Terror, a

Alfalfa County, Oklahoma Residents Protesting New Stoplight Law, But You Won’t Hear About That on the News, Will You?

According to sources in Alfalfa County, Oklahoma, local residents have begun to protest the new local stoplight law, but with the liberal media yapping on about Venezuela and Ukraine it’s not like you’re ever going to hear about it anyhow. While good citizens like Ralph DelSignore and Margaret Tillman are simply fed up with the $15 increase in fines for running a red light,