Monday, October 31, 2005

Mmm ... journalistic integrity.

Guy: (talking about articles he writes for The Gazette) And I don't even have to worry about misquoting them because I can just fill in the blanks myself!

-- overheard by Noah


Anonymous Anonymous said...

Oh wow, that explains a lot about that rag.

9:11 AM  
Anonymous Sarah said...

Oh wow, you're a douchebag. I mean, as if you're taking an out-of-context joke seriously. The Gazette is one of the best-written, most professional student newspapers in the country. If you don't believe me, call any of the major national newspapers (Globe and Mail, National Post) who have hired former Gazette editors because of the high quality of their work and the incredible reputation of the paper.

2:44 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Wow, Sarah, you need to get a life, in case you haven't noticed, a good half of the "overheard at Western" contributions are out of context, that doesn't mean they aren't still funny. It's people like you who are killing humour in the world. For the betterment of society, you need to be shot.

6:29 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

haha i concur.

6:50 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Either way, I've written letters into the gazette and they've been paraphrased and edited to fit a point of view that was essentially different than the one I wrote. The gazette was better when it had those cute obnoxious little penguins.

11:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Every student newspaper is dominated by arts students with nothing better to do, for a much more interesting read, please see your local engineering society newspaper.

7:39 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

^ Motto: "We have an ill-founded superiority complex because we were beat in up high school ... repeatedly ... OH GOD TOMMY STEPHENSON WHY'D YA HAVE TO DO THAT TO ME IN THE BOYS' LOCKER ROOM!"

I like how all you cute li'l undergrads argue and pretend any of your degrees are worth something. It's time to stop the fighting, people, and pick up your post-graduate mops together!

7:55 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

our degrees aren't worth anything?

8:54 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

wow, i sure do like to fight with myself

11:19 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I know my Ph.D in post-modern literature on femenism has surely helped me in today's technology-driven job market.

12:45 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

You did a PhD in feminism and you can't even SPELL it? Wow. Hope that was sarcasm.

2:02 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

You don't need to spell to instill a hate of all mankind in future women

3:19 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

haha true.. why would I want to read an engineering paper anyways? sounds kinda boring: so we stuck part A with part B to make C, which is super strong and the greatest gift god ever gave me....

5:27 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

One of my science friends writes for the gazette..granted he's in biology.
And really, who WOULD read an engineering paper for entertainment?

6:48 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Have we forgotten about the main problem here? WHO IS GOING TO WRITE MORE HOBOISMS.

Christ people, get your priorities straight.


10:48 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

"why would I want to read an engineering paper anyways? sounds kinda boring: so we stuck part A with part B to make C, which is super strong and the greatest gift god ever gave me...."

I take it that you have never read an engineering paper.

1:37 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

The engineering paper I read had instructions on how to use my campus newspaper as a free and effective replacement for toliet paper. It really was the best use anyone could think of.

7:40 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

ha ha well engineers are stuck up and stupid. And grad students are losers who think they are better than everyone else. So all and all Arts rules the world!!!!

2:58 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Or we could just quit with all the hate :)

Just a suggestions from a random friendly Music student

10:06 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

OC loves Music. We love you music, we really do!

10:41 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

No, no. I don't hate you. Only YOU hate you.

You should think about that.

3:06 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I'm in science, I write for the Gazette, personally, looking at other campus newspapers/western news/rez newsletters/eng society crap, i've got to say that the gazette does a pretty amazing job.

If you don't like it, don't read it. A lot of people like the Gazette, so it's all good.

Now CHRW on the other hand... :/

12:05 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hey I like CHRW

9:53 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I think the Gazette proved its status as B.S. when it published that ass-kissing profile on "USC President Good Guy".

3:22 PM  

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