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Rick is Back, Baby! Penn Book Center to Be Replaced by Frontera

"Kicking Rick out last semester really left a bad taste in our mouths — we knew we had to make it up to the poor guy."


Yikes! Sophie’s Facebook Suggested Friends Are Literally All Demons from Her Past

 “I don’t know what I did to deserve this,” lamented Patterson, "I ghosted those people for a reason, Facebook."


Shocker! Your High School Math Teacher Still Thinks You're an Incompetent Piece of Shit

She knows who you are. She knows what you did. She’s your high school math teacher, and to her, you will always be an incompetent piece of shit.  


Inspirational! Insta Stories Successfully Guilt Trip Kendra to Go Vegan for Five Hours

Kendra reposted the videos to her own story and proudly declared that she was “so done” with the meat and dairy industries. 


Beep Boop: Comp Sci Major to Enter Sleep Mode Over Summer Break

 “At long last, it is time to execute function sleepExcessiveAmounts().” 


Pathetic: This Linguistics Major Can't Spell Wendesday

I can tell you that it comes from the Middle English word Wednesdei, which comes from the Old English word Wōdnesdæg, but I just don't know man, I can't spell Wensday for the life of me.


BREAKING: Ultra Conservatives Now Advocating Fetuses’ Right to Bear Arms

 If a fetus is not permitted to bear arms, how will we be protected against tyranny? 


Campus Alert: Decent Assault Reported at 38th and Walnut

Look, I’ve seen better assaults, I’ve seen worse assaults. But honestly, as far as assaults go, it left a lot to be desired.


“OMG, Peggy Got Pregnant!” and Four Other Pieces of Juicy Hometown Gossip That You Don’t Care About Anymore

You have enough problems with your own uterus, so why should you care about the uterus of that girl from ninth grade bio?


Intellectual Sisters! Penn to Offer One-Time Summer Course on the James Charles/Tati Beef

 Be honest with yourself, you're going to get so invested that you do all the research by yourself anyways, so why not get credit for it? 


Oops! Professor Forgets that Students Are People, Too

 Professor Shannon is happy to report that she currently enjoys an overall rating of 1.2 on Penn Course Review, and “is optimistic that in the coming semesters [she]’ll be able to bring her average up to the 1.25 range.”  


Here's a List of Philly Neighborhoods That Don't Exist But Sound Pretty Hip

Wanna SEPTA to Pussyank this weekend?


Breaking: Chronic Masturbator Totally Edging during Gender Studies Lecture on Pornography

 This class asked its students to examine: What is pornography? What makes something pornographic? For Thompson, and many others like him, the answer is absolutely everything. 


Professor Totally Forgot About Course Evaluations, Just Brought Donuts for No Reason

Make sure to take an extra donut as you type, and remember that I also brought in Pop Ems too. 


Past His Peak! Braden Will Have You Know That He Ran At Penn Relays In Middle School

“Oh! Wow! Penn Relays is going on right now?” said Braden in an interview, clad in his old high school track uniform and Penn Relays hat. “I literally had no idea. But while we’re on the subject…”  


Resourceful: Guy Puts Meme in Presentation to Mask Own Unpreparedness

Last Tuesday, certified class clown Brian Cobb (C ‘22) inserted a hilarious meme into his English presentation. His fellow students, who came in expecting a serious analysis of the poetry of Geoffrey Chaucer, were nonetheless impressed with Cobb’s resourcefulness.


Breaking: Old White Man in DP Comments Section Has Solution to Curing Democracy of All Corruption!

Thompson has said that he will continue his good work, keeping our democracy clean and pure by commenting on burgeoning journalists posts with “WRONG!” and “lame.” 


Residential Services Tries to Sublet Entire Quad for Summer

Looking to sublet a spacious, castle-like structure with definitely, at least, some bedrooms from late May — very early August.


Oops! Junior Misses Hey Day, Has to Repeat College

Per university policy, Kroll was immediately re-enrolled as a freshman. A College Office staffer commented that “the administration believes Hey Day is so irrevocably entwined with the Junior Experience™ that any student who misses it can hardly be allowed to be called a Penn student at all.”


Sad! This Boy Hasn't Gotten a Notification on His Phone All Class

Everyone knows you’re supposed to send a text message right before class, so you have a response when you get out.


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