The Observer

No pity for Slide the City

Opinions columnist Sarah Jawhari weighs in on the dangers and poor taste of Slide the City, a national slip 'n slide event.

Sarah Jawhari, Staff Reporter

May 19, 2015

In the face of one of the most severe droughts on record, cities in California took action to ban ‘Slide the City’ from setting up shop for the summer. The seasonal waterslide spans 1,000 feet, and requires a waiver and an online sign-up before participants can hit the water. Los Angeles’ Department...

COC cancels this year’s Halloween at Home festivities

Students interact at a table at the 2010 Halloween at Home, a campus tradition which is no more.

Sruthi Meka, Contributing Reporter

September 25, 2014

The Class Officer Collective has axed popular campus tradition Halloween at Home in favor of more class-oriented activities. The event, which has been a campus tradition since the early 2000s, celebrated autumn with seasonal activities like pumpkin carving and face painting, as well as food from...

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