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YOLO Has Wormed Its Way Onto The Tufts University Application

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FOMO (feeling of missing out) and its antidote, YOLO (you only live once — a saying popularized by Drake’s Twitter feed), have officially infiltrated popular culture. Those affected most deeply by this “if you are not living, you are missing out” mentality are the millennials who grew up steeped to the eyeballs in the internet, a constant reminder that what everyone else is doing is BETTER. Keep reading »

Crew Team’s “Check Out Our Cox” Shirts Fail To Amuse

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I dunno, I think “Check out our cox” is a pretty funny slogan for a men’s crew team. (The person who directs the boat is called the coxswain or cox for short.) But a student who witnessed the Tuft’s University men’s crew team wearing their “Check out our cox” shirts to a Spring Fling dance was not amused, and filed a “bias incident” report of sexism. The team was then suspended from rowing by their own coaches, which would have kept them out of an important championship game. Fortunately the suspension was lifted by the president of Tufts — correctly assessing that people were perhaps being a wee bit too sensitive. Please, let the preppies have their penis puns! [Boston.comTufts Daily]

Tufts University To Outlaw Sexiling Roommates


Tufts University just passed a new rule I wish my alma mater had passed when I was still a student: no sex in the dorms when a roommate is present. Anticipating what the students call “sexile” — or exiling your roommate when you want to get busy — the college also made a rule that sexual activity can not interfere with a roommate’s privacy, study habits or sleep. Wait, isn’t having your privacy, study habits and sleep interfered with sort of a rite of passage in college? Anyway, just how they plan to enforce these rules is anyone’s guess. Clip above. [via CNN] Keep reading »

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