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Power Move: TA Uses Lecture Hall Microphone in Discussion Section of 12 Students

A small discussion section for ECON 3120 got more than they bargained for Thursday morning when TA Tyler Kettle whipped out a large headset microphone clearly intended for use in a large auditorium. “Let’s start by going over the syllabus…” Tyler started, acting confident that his dominance had been asserted Read More

Inspiring: This Freshman Signed Up For a Class With None of the Prereqs and Now He’s Fucked

It’s definitely not easy taking a class you know absolutely nothing about. But Luke Zhang ‘23 enrolled in PHYS 4230: Statistical Thermodynamics despite having taken none of its three prerequisite classes. And it was a huge mistake! “I don’t really have the math background to be in this class. Or Read More

Best Day Ever? This Physics Lecture Was Canceled Because the Professor Was in the Hospital

Classes haven’t even been going for a week, but today the students of PHYS 2207 received the best news they’ll get all semester—when they all arrived at class this morning, they were informed that lecture was canceled because their professor was in the hospital! Talk about good fortune! Some days Read More

21 FWS Names I’m Ashamed To Have On My Transcript

1) FWS: Let’s Play — I got a C- in Yahtzee. 2) FWS: Modern Romance: Dating and Relationships Among Young Adults — “Hot tip,” said my sixty-year-old professor, “say, ‘Hiya toots!’ by the jukebox, and y be doing the jitterbug in no time.” 3) FWS: Talk. Writing is for Pussies Read More

Top Five Professors Who Definitely Won’t Get Tenure This Year

All of Cornell’s brilliant faculty members are producing amazing research, but let’s face it: only the best of the best will get tenure this year. Here are CUNoozfeed’s picks for the top five professors who will definitely fall short of intellectual freedom and financial security. William Isulan, Department of Civil Read More

Inspiring: This Freshman Already Knows Exactly What She’s Going To Do for the Rest of Her Life

When Sara Nelson first arrived at Cornell, her major was undeclared, and she wasn’t even sure if she was going to drop Gen Chem or stick with it. Well just look at her now, one week later. This inspiring freshman already knows exactly what she’s going to do with her Read More