Tag: frosh

  • The Frosh Arrive

    The Frosh Arrive

    On Saturday, October 1st, at 5:00 PM, Blacker Hovse welcomed its 26 incoming frosh.   Upperclassmen put on their Saturday best to make a good impression. And according to tradition, the frosh gathered to adorn the President with the mud from Baxter pond.   The frosh gave the President a much gentler toss than previous…

  • Ph1a Portal Prank

    Ph1a Portal Prank

    The frosh class pranked the last physics 1a lecture by opening some portals in the middle of class. First, a frosh waked in and shot a portal gun to start the prank off. Once the portals were activated, a series of frosh went in and out the various portals while the “Portal” theme played. The…

  • A Lloyd Gong Prank

    A Lloyd Gong Prank

    On a morning in November 2014, the Lloyd Gong was found strung up above the olive walk with an inviting box of tennis balls below it.   Lloyd recovered their gong that evening, but it got a lot of use during the day.  

  • 2015 Lloyd Christmas Tree Prank

    2015 Lloyd Christmas Tree Prank

    This year’s pranking of the Lloyd Christmas tree saw a large present placed below it. Inside the present on the lower roof was the Lloyd gong. A fake gong (read: a cardboard circle) was wrapped and placed on the stolen frame in front of the tree.   When Lloyd refused to recover their gong from…

  • Pranking a Physics Lecture

    Pranking a Physics Lecture

    On the last day of the Ph1a lecture, a group of mole frosh decided to liven the class up with a prank. Having got permission from the Prof to interrupt class, they worked to install a Vanishing Cabinet (from Harry Potter) in the lecture hall. When the lecture rolled around, there was indeed a Vanishing…

  • Frosh Project

    Frosh Project

    Every year when there’s not a big Interhovse, the frosh get together and build something, with help and advice from the upperclassmen. The idea behind this is so that the frosh can learn how to use power tools and construct things, and also so that they can have fun and bond as a class. Last…

  • A Frosh’s account of Hell Ride (and “oh look, we’re posting again”)

    A Frosh’s account of Hell Ride (and “oh look, we’re posting again”)

    There’s no better way to bring back this blog then to talk about Hell Ride. Okay, there’s probably a lot of better ways. But this is the one you get.   What is Hell Ride, you ask?      As explained in an earlier post, “This annual tradition, peculiar to Blacker Hovse, is probably the most…

  • Hellride 2014 (A frosh’s perspective)

    Time: 15 minutes, 44 seconds Bomb (BOM – bill of materials): 1. Over a ton of concrete (3690 pounds) 2. 27 frosh 3. Contents of p plant 4. Tires 5. Remote control system to start the ride 6. Hell carpeting 7. Several tubs of gelatin 8. Water tight container 9. A lifetime supply of tennis…