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Overheard: Small Step For Frosh, Giant Leap For Mankind

Fear not freshfolk, there are SparkNotes!

A tipster overheard the start to what will be a very, very long year for a new Columbia student:

“Wait… The Odyssey is a whole separate book?”

Another bout of sudden clarity was overheard later that day:

Girl on phone: Wait… I heard that Ferris Booth is the same as Ferris. 

You finding the syllabus online via Wikimedia Commons

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5 Comments

  • Anonymous says:

    @Anonymous Ferris Booth Hall = in a landfill
    Ferris Booth Commons = crappy cafeteria
    Ferris = Bueller, Bueller, Bueller

  • Somewhere says:

    @Somewhere a Classicist is crying.

  • Anonymous says:

    @Anonymous This aint funny. It’s sad.

  • Karen Smith says:

    @Karen Smith So, you have Ferris, and then you have Ferris Booth, and then you have Ferris Booth Commons…

    1. Gretchen Weiners says:

      @Gretchen Weiners Uh-uh, no honey, that’s not how it works.

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