Roommate Ice Breakers


Just two pals about to start the journey of a lifetime.

You made it! You are at a college where real human professors teach the real human you! Unfortunately, this means you have to interact with your real human peers, and sometimes even LIVE with them in the same ROOM. If the presence of other fleshy meat puppets cause you discomfort and/or spontaneous hair growth, you’re not alone. That sad fact is that living with another FunStudentFriend is required of most first years. Rooming with other people is hard (just ask my seven live-in orthodontists) and can be awkward at first, but with these handy-dandy tips, you’ll befriend your roommate in no time!

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Peirce Date: “It Doesn’t Get More Romantic”

A Peirce Date it is a lovely thing where the yentas at The Thrill set two people up on a blind date at Peirce, and then we find out how it went. Hilarity ensues. Wanna go on a Peirce Date? Wanna nominate a friend? Let us know!

Matchmaker find me a find, indeed.

Last Thursday around 5:00 p.m., James Karlin ’15 and Kaitlin Graff ’12 met for the first time in Thomas Hall.

Full report after the jump!

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Weekend Review: Titanic in 3D

Since the model of Titanic built for the set was only a mock-up of the starboard side, the boarding scenes featuring the port side had to be filmed in reverse. (via Wikimedia Commons)

While watching the previews before The Iron Lady a few weeks ago, David Hoyt and I saw a trailer for Titanic, which came out in 1997. It took me a minute to realize that it would be re-released in 3D, but as soon as I did, David and I immediately looked at each other and made out and decided that we would see it. The film, released last week, took over a year and $18 million to covert into glorious 3D. Having just seen it today, I can safely say that Titanic is a film worth seeing again in its enhanced form.

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