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random student interview by will grundler
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standing for the record.
Melanie, and I'm a graduate stu-
dent in the School of Public Health.
Wow, you're our first graduate stu-
dent for Random Student Interview!
So, in what situation would you kick
What if you were both deserted on
an island, and you caught the puppy
eating your coconuts, and you had
told it a million times NOT to eat
your coconuts? Would you kick it
You would probably just eat the
puppy, since you're on a deserted
I guess...I hadn't thought of that.
Moving on, please name four types
of igneous rocks and how they form.
I've got a geoscience exam tomor-
In my planner there are instruc-
tions for the Heimlich maneuver.
If you were choking, and someone
retrieved their planner to help you
out, do you think your last thoughts
wouldbe, "Oh my god, I'mgonna die
at the hands of this idiot" or, "Oh my
god, I think I have French home-
work due tomorrow"?
Oh my gosh, I'm gonna die.
What do you think we should do
about the sungoing red giant?
Red giant? I don't think I knew about
Oh, OK. In five billion years, it's
going to expand and engulf the
earth. Do you think we should do
anything for humanity?
I think something should be done.
I don't have the answer, but I think
something should be done. I'm sure
there's research goingon.
Do you think, as Americans, we're
healthy? Or do we need some work?
I think, looking around, it seems pretty
You're eating Pizza Hut at the Union,
so what are your thoughts on that?
I just needed an outlet from eating
healthy food because I've been eating
really healthy lately, and I just needed,
to give into temptation once.
If an alien visited you and said, "You
are utterly insignificant, a speck on
the earth which is itself only a speck
on the universe," what would you
I'd say, "Who cares? I don't know you!"
You wouldn't shoot him or hold him
Nope, he has his own opinion. Or she
has her ownopinion.
Is it ever acceptable to sell a Michi-
gan v. Michigan State ticket for, like,
$200, or do you think I should bump
it down to $100?
How much is it usually sold for?
The face value is $27.50.
Oh. Michigan State? That's, like, a big
rival, right? I don't really know.
It's kind of a big rivalry.
Sell it for $200.
OK, thanks a lot. This should appear
in "The Statement" tomorrow.
Oh, so where do I geta newspaper?
Usually they're just littered on the
Really? That's sad. I'm sorry.
- Melanie is a graduate student
in the School of Public Health.
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