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The OC gets called out

So this weekend I took one of those SAPP (Substance Abuse Prevention Program) seminars that seem to be a requirement for graduating seniors who need just a couple more upper-division credits.  This weekend’s topic was hate crimes.

 Anyway, at the end of the seminar the speaker opened up the floor to those students on campus who wanted to speak out against hate.

 A girl two seats away from me raised her hand and said, “Last fall the Oregon Commentator published an issue where they called girls ‘scrunts’.”

 In the fall of 2006 the Commentator defined a “scrunt” as: “A female, typically a freshman.  Generally a scrunt lacks a father figure and is extremely susceptible to peer pressure and persuasion.  Scrunt is something that one rustles.  ‘Hey dude, let’s go dorm stormin’ and rustle up some scrunt.'”

I don’t know what she was so upset about.  I mean she’s been carrying this around with her for two years.  It must have really affected her.  I’m just going to do the responsible thing here and blame Ted.  Why?  Because it’s fun to rile up Ted. 

  1. Niedermeyer says:

    Oh, so now you show up…


  2. leeper says:

    Who would’ve thought….


  3. Gsim says:

    Its nice to know that the OC is having an impact in the war of ideas here on campus.

  4. Vincent says:

    When I needed those extra credits or two, I enrolled as a peer advisor for the history department. When it became clear that NO ONE was ever going to show up for my office hours, I stopped showing up and went downstairs to where a friend of mine worked and played video games and ate lunch instead.

    Helluva way to earn upper division credits.

  5. Niedermeyer says:


    Um, look… the girl’s in a substance abuse and awareness class, so, um, clearly she’s like, delusional and stuff. Word to the random beezy (please note use of the preferred nomenclature): no more angel dust before SAPP class, ok? Seriously, just because you have daddy issues is no reason to make the OC out to be the bad guy.

    Besides, this was no “hate crime.” It was definitely more of a “love crime.” I checked with The Hague and everything. I mean, be reasonable… who’s ever heard of a Scrunt Truth and Reconciliation Committee?

    Um, so, in conclusion… if you edit a magazine, at least read your anonymously-submitted content before printing it. And don’t let people named Jake become managing editor, because he’ll only blog when it makes you look bad. Learn from my mistakes!

    If anyone needs me, I’ll be in Argentina.

    I hope you’re happy, Herr Speicher.

  6. Jobetta says:

    I’m sure this is Ted’s fault. It’s gotta be.

    All you did was take the seminar, huh? When I was an undergrad, in my attempt to earn ONE upper division credit, I worked in the SAPP office for a few weeks. It was actually kind of fun. The people were very nice to me. I sat outside of one of the seminars making sure people didn’t leave and handing out registration and stuff, but I didn’t have to take it.

  7. Sakaki says:

    The girl is either a militant feminist, or is a stump-brained fool. Either way, she’ll end up with a portly man and be miserable in her life.

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