Articles in Off the Cuff
Quick takes on life from our editors
The moment you realize you have homework due in your 8:30 a.m. class late at night and you have to make a decision on taking the zero or sleeping.
I don’t understand
Why must we list assets in order of liquidity on balance sheets? It doesn’t affect the end result at all, and it only makes things difficult for everyone. Seriously, why?
Ode to bacon
Without your salty goodness and meaty charms, I’d be quite hangry. Oh bacon, how wonderful you make the world. You’re the one food that improves everything it touches … other than cheese or …
As it turns out, waterskiing is much harder than it looks, especially if you’re inclined to be a bit uncoordinated.
First week is done. Finally. I can relax. Or you know do mounds of homework, and other work until I push myself to the breaking point. Whatevs.
Glad to be back
No, it’s not as good as the critics or anyone says. It pales in comparison to the Rod Serling classic.
Thanks to Shawn O’Neal and all of the Arg staff past and present for making my two years at UI totally incredible. I love you all. I promise I’ll visit.
Mine always are spent working …
Because it’s the Cup
Always good to see the Choklahoma City Blunder lose. Makes you believe in karma.
One month! One month! One month! Until I move to the other side of the country and embark on my greatest adventure yet.
Dear UI parking,
Congratulations your strategy to force me to buy a real over priced parking pass by making the only two blue lots at the butt ends of campus worked. I’ll be shoveling out extra …
Please don’t tip me for driving you around, your hilarious antics and train wrecks makes driving your car around worth it.
Tweet for your life
CNN apparently found out about the school stabbing in Pittsburgh from Twitter. Wonder whose said tweet caught their eye and what did it say.
Game of Thrones makes me want to tame dragons.
I’m gearing up for stress eating.
Why do we even have Vandal Alert?
I am curious what the University of Idaho deems worthy of a Vandal Alert. After …
Grow up, Idaho
A Boise public school district voted to ban a book by Sherman Alexie from high school English classes, essentially because of its un-Christian-like content. I don’t even have words for how appalled I …
I spent my whole shift at work daydreaming about the beach and going fishing for cat fish … I need summer.
Spring break is fun but coming back to the ‘Scow to friends and good times is always great.
When you try Wigan with a sorry defender like Demichelis, that’s the result you’re gonna get.
A strange concept
Have never comprehended why people preface statements with, “Can I just say something?” 99.9 percent of the time they say it regardless, but I’m going to set out to be the first to …
The first of the English treble, Man City has brought home the Capital One Cup.
First of many
I found out that emulators are a thing. Which means not only have I downloaded the “Legend of Zelda” on my computer, but I’ve gotten my girlfriend hooked on it too.