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Not as Hardcore as EECS, but Hey, at Least We Have Lives (Scheduling for Telebears, Part IV–Engineering)

We go to movies. We club it at times. We still believe in dates. We were nerds in high school and your peers made fun of you for it. Now we’ll make more money than the rest of you losers. Who’s laughing now? We are engineers, baby. Chem 4A Richard Saykally, MWF 10-11, 100 Lewis […]

Posted by: Avinash on Thursday, April 12th, 2007

Why is Scheme so Useless? (Scheduling for Telebears, Part III–EECS)

Programmers begin to be broken down in new ways by Lisp, then recover easily and dominate everything, leaving Cog Sci majors and people who hate programming (me) in the dust, only to be crushed by upper division projects. The EE people grow to hate the sight of computers and are ready to smash them by […]

Posted by: Avinash on Wednesday, April 11th, 2007

Wake up. Seriously, WAKE UP. (Scheduling for Telebears, Part II–Physics)

I used to think I wanted to be a physics major, but that was before I realized several things about college. (1) If you want to have fun with women consistently, you need to stay up later coddling them. (2) Physics classes are always scheduled between 8 and 11 am. (Unless you’re in one of […]

Posted by: Avinash on Tuesday, April 10th, 2007

Deciding on the Gun or Poision (Scheduling for Telebears, Part I–Math)

We’re not very happy with the incoming freshmen right now, because all the cool math classes we would have taken (Combinatorics, Mathematical Economics, History of Math) have been flat out cancelled to make way for extra lower-div math for apathetic engineers. Grad classes of course remain intact, so that leaves most juniors and seniors like […]

Posted by: Avinash on Monday, April 9th, 2007