Overheard! in Café 212:
Girl 1: It really sucks that Anna Nicole Smith’s kid died.
Girl 2: How’d he die?
Girl 1: He overdosed on drugs.
Passing Boy: If Anna Nicole Smith was my mom, I’d probably
do drugs too.
[Girls 1, 2 stare as passing boy passes by.]
Overheard! outside of Carman:
[Mobile phone.] “Well, I went to talk to my advisor today, and he wasn’t even there! The secretary lady told me I’d have to come back with a form, but I’m not sure which form she means—I was going to ask the advisor! Ugghh, Columbia! There’s just so much… What’s the word? Bureaucracy!”
Columbia: a school of hard knocks and unwittingly repetitive railers.
Overheard! on the west end of the Low Library steps:
[Mobile phone.] “What do you mean she doesn’t want the Nobel!”
Overheard! at the EC security desk:
Male Security Guard: The more you drink, the better you look. And I would know, as I’ve been drunk many a times.
Some Preppy Guy: …
Overheard! in Intermediate Macroeconomics:
Xavier Sala-I-Martin: But even sperm, you put a helmet on sperm, you get no cookies!
Warm thanks and congratulations to tipsters Brandie Moreno, Taylor Walsh, Seth Berliner, John Shekitka, and John Klopfer. Send us your gossip, one and all!