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Tag Archives: Mothers Day

Sherman Ave Interviews: Renee Engeln-Maddox (Part 2 of 2)

30 Sep

Earlier this summer, Sherman Ave editors Ross Packingham and Sir Edward Twattingworth III interviewed Psychology professor and Allison Hall live-in Renee Engeln-Maddox at Sherman Ave Headquarters.  If any cultural references seem slightly out of date, it’s because that’s what happens when we decide to wait to publish interviews for three months due to reasons.

Read Part 1 here.

The professor who will forever be remembered as "the one who couldn't remember twerk or flabongo."

The professor who will forever be remembered as “the one who couldn’t remember twerk or flabongo.”

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Packingham: When someone asks you what courses you teach, do you ever just go, “Intro to SIIIIIIKE!” and punch them in the genitals?

[silence]

Renee: If I’d thought of it…

Twattingworth: Follow-up, will you start doing that now?

Renee: Do I have to punch them? Cause that could hurt my back. What about like a kick? Or a knee? And I’d have to do the “SIIIIIIKE!” better than that. You need to get the “IIIIIIIII” a little higher.

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Sorority Girl Too Busy Spending Time With Pledge Mom To Call Real Mom

12 May

EVANSTON – Weinberg freshman Carrie Kaminsky told sources that she probably won’t get around to calling her mom today, due to the busy schedule she planned with her pledge mom.

“I love my mom. I really do,” said Kaminsky. “I wish I could call her today.  But like, I don’t want to be rude to my pledge mom.  She brought me into this sorority world and it would be inconsiderate of me not to set today aside to thank her for that.”

Kaminsky’s pledge mom, Bienen sophomore Grace Brown, was grateful not only for the opportunity to spend the holiday with her pledge daughter, but for Kaminsky’s important place in her life. Continue reading

Inspiring Students Overcome Crippling Hangovers To Call Mothers

12 May

In related news, Stacy’s Mom received soooo many calls today.

Students from all over the country mustered up the strength to call their mothers today, despite the vodka-induced headache, nausea, and aversion to human contact that typically defines their Sunday afternoons.

Many of the students said that Mother’s Day, the annual holiday dedicated to the recognition and praise of the brave women who pushed us out of their wombs, is one of the most important days of the year.  One student, University of Kentucky senior Rachel Alvarez, has made this courageous phone call for three consecutive years now. Continue reading