1. Weep Silently
2. Lake your Roommate
3. Facebook
4. Reddit
5. Pokemon Yellow
6. Learn to Knit
7. Learn a Language
8. Poop
9. Shower
10. Turn your old favorite jeans to your new favorite jorts.
11. Learn by osmosis... sleep on your text book
12. Build world’s largest blanket fort
13. TICKLE FIGHT!!!
14. Organize your desktop
15. Plant a garden
16. Personalize your lync
17. Check your campus mail
18. Play the Wikipedia game
19. Change your oil
20. Write a novel
21. Get the band back together
22. MOVIE MARATHON!!!
23. Workout?
24. Explore Hawthorne Park
25. Alphabetize your movie and book collection
26. Sunbathe on the dock
27. Join a new club
28. Order boxes to build a giant lobby-tropolis
29. Scavenger hunt on the bottom of Speed Lake
30. Make a Google+ account... ?
31. Actually go to meetings
32. . Climb some trees... (and ride some bikes?)

Last Saturday there was a disturbance in the Union. Several noise complaints were filed, and it’s clear that participants of this “event” will be wearing orange sometime soon. Rock ‘n’ Roll was again the culprit encouraging youths to express their feelings. Fighting for “causes.” Clearly this trend needs to stop. Our community should not have to put up with this reckless “Rocking Out.” Really people, THINK OF THE CHILDREN. Do we want them growing up with no sense of shame? When asked about the proceedings, one child responded, “I got Legos.” Is that the depth we’ve sunk to? We give children toys to get them to buy into the hypnotic persuasions of rock music. The horror doesn’t end with that devilry however. Witnesses confirm that former rock enthusiast, Tom Miller, led the charge by influencing decisions and providing useful feedback during the event. This man is infamous, but the adjacent picture says it all. Should you see this man, do not trust him. Report him immediately to the Thorn.


“I don’t know what I was smoking when I wrote that”

— Dr. Simoni
I may have a good idea...

“This is when we can drink of the joyous, sleep the sleep of the righteous, and all is right with the universe.”

— Dr. White
Sleep... what sleep?

“If the formula requires that you stand on your head in a corner and sing “Back Home Again in Indiana,” while it’s raining outside, then thats what you have to do!”

— Dr. Richards
Only if the floor is made of concrete.

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Thursday, May 8th marked the date of the glorious student appreciation day put on by our very own Aramark Dining Center. The student participation numbers soared beyond the like of which we have never seen. While we sat down and waited for our delectable dinner, we had a chance to speak with a Rose-Hulman freshman Man, Chi Huen, or “Munchie.” “I didn’t even think this many students attended school here...” she stated inquisitively. Our food just then suddenly appeared on the plates before us! “Holy Cow! This is just like Hogwarts!”  Munchie exclaimed. We were all just wonderfully astonished. As the dinner went on, several students were reported charging their ID cards multiple times in fear that they were not paying enough for their meal. Overall, the Aramark Café and Lounge raked in approximately $15 million of revenue from last night’s event... which is rather mediocre at best. I would have thought they would have come out with at least $25 million with the entire community of Terre Haute knocking on the door to the student union. But, that was before I set my eyes on the fountain of eternal youth. After I saw a couple employes carting in a magnificent gleaming chocolate fountain, I thought I had won the treasured golden ticket. A mystical light was reflecting off the surface, and youth smiled at me as my hand grazed the glimmering surface.

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