Category Archives: Humor

Nerd Pickup Lines

Harvey Mudd is a very idiosyncratic place. Our lives drastically differ from that of the “average” college student: dorm culture, homework, general campus “nerdiness.” Why should our love lives be any less unique? This Valentine’s Day, try some of these great pick-up lines to impress

Jovial Jokes for Joyous Jesting

Why was the chef fired? Because she was RAZING THE STEAKS!   Why was the boy made king of the classroom? Because he knew all his SUBJECTS so well!   What kind of dot likes to dance? POLKA dots!   Why was the library built

Puns that PUNcture and Pass the Time

What do you call a camel that carries milk? A dromeDAIRY! How well should you fireproof your house? ASBESTOS you can! What do Arduinos eat for breakfast? CEREAL ports! How do trees brush their hair? With a pineCOMB! (Shoutout to Zade Lobo for his pun

PROFiles: Professor Vatche Sahakian

Professor Vatche Sahakian has been working in the department of physics at Harvey Mudd College since 2003. He is interested in theoretical physics, including topics such as string theory and cosmology. He is known for his brilliant sense of humor and his challenging physics classes.  

Not for the Faint of Heart: Painful, Poor Puns

What kind of cheese do Computer Science majors like? STRING cheese! What did the shop proctor say to the E4 student who wanted to give up on their hammer? Where there’s a MILL, there’s a LATHE! Where did all of the bankers go for dinner?

Puns for Punishment and Punalties

What do you call an underwater troupe of musicians? An ORCAstra! Why was the math textbook banned from the school? Because it was too GRAPHic! What do you say to cheer someone on while they’re digging a hole? GOPHER it! What do shoes wear on

Pun and Puncil: Written to Ruin Your Day

What instrument do vegetables like to play? A PICKLEo! How do you get rid of a list? You ARRAYse it! What do you get when you cross coffee and tea? TOFFEE! What lets light into the rooms of Linde Dorm? LINDEows! What do you call