Yale or DYE (Q: What’s that stick for? A: Your ass)

So maybe you didn’t get into the Ivy of your choice.  Maybe you’re gorging yourself on extracurriculars at Cornell to make that Harvard transfer app shine a little brighter.  Or maybe you’re a Barnard girl covertly sitting in on CC Lit Hum lectures in a Columbia sweatshirt.  Of course, bemoaning your enrollment status at one of the best colleges in the country isn’t usually the purpose of a student organization.  At least, it wasn’t until DYE came along.

Meet DYE, the Dartmouth Yale Enthusiasts, who, according to a recent email they sent to fellow Dartmouth students, “is a group of aspiring Yale undergraduates, providing support to one another during our (hopefully brief) intermediary period here at Dartmouth. We provide transfer application support, interview preparation, and standardized test reviews. Additionally, we have social events that make the experience at what is not Yale a little bit more like if it were Yale.”

More about DYE, after the jump:

Okay, so DYE isn’t actually for serious.  But we at IvyGate commend the DYE for making dozens of confused Dartmouth freshies mournfully raise their hands at Club Faire in answer to the question, “who here applied to Yale and got rejected?”

Now, the idea of setting up an absurd group at Club Faire to mock the freshies is plenty appealing, but wait, it gets better!  The pranksters behind the DYE actually filmed the thing and pulled off another, related stunt which elevates this caper from pretty good to pretty damn awesome.

And so, if there are any actual Dartmouth Yale Enthusiasts reading, fear not, for, “on the eve of yet another painfully plebian year at Dartmouth College –that hovel in the woods — we understand that your spirits might get a little down. Fret not! You may yet gain acceptance to a real university: Yale.”

36 Responses to “Yale or DYE (Q: What’s that stick for? A: Your ass)”

  1. P10 Says:

    Best ivy video since drinking time.
    Fuck Dartmouth for being funnier than the rest of us. Which is why I am now announcing my pioneering club PDE

  2. P10 Says:

    Best ivy video since drinking time.
    Fuck Dartmouth for being funnier than the rest of us. Which is why I am now announcing my pioneering club PDE

  3. hah Says:

    They forgot to mention in the article that the Jackolantern people who did drinking time were behind this

  4. hah Says:

    They forgot to mention in the article that the Jackolantern people who did drinking time were behind this

  5. CC'10 Says:

    that was fucking great

  6. CC'10 Says:

    that was fucking great

  7. D'12 Says:

    Also, the majority of this was filmed at Dartmouth’s accepted student weekend. I wonder how many people chose Yale after seeing this fake booth at the activities fair, or vice versa.

  8. D'12 Says:

    Also, the majority of this was filmed at Dartmouth’s accepted student weekend. I wonder how many people chose Yale after seeing this fake booth at the activities fair, or vice versa.

  9. Y11 Says:

    Fucking hysterical. Arguably better than Drinking Time.

  10. Y11 Says:

    Fucking hysterical. Arguably better than Drinking Time.

  11. D'07 Says:

    This is what makes me miss Dartmouth here in New Haven.

  12. D'07 Says:

    This is what makes me miss Dartmouth here in New Haven.

  13. uhhuh Says:

    They sure do know how to keep themselves entertained in the woods of New Hampshire.

  14. uhhuh Says:

    They sure do know how to keep themselves entertained in the woods of New Hampshire.

  15. lol Says:

    Shoes, they all wear shoes… we need young boys to polish our shoes.

    lmfao

  16. lol Says:

    Shoes, they all wear shoes… we need young boys to polish our shoes.

    lmfao

  17. D'07 Says:

    True story: when I applied, Yale didn’t process my application, because my fee waiver was lost. Of course, they never told me until after they began to send out admissions letters. While I’m sure it was a mistake, it would be funny if Yale simply “lost” all of the files of applicants too strapped to pay the application fee…

  18. D'07 Says:

    True story: when I applied, Yale didn’t process my application, because my fee waiver was lost. Of course, they never told me until after they began to send out admissions letters. While I’m sure it was a mistake, it would be funny if Yale simply “lost” all of the files of applicants too strapped to pay the application fee…

  19. B'11 Says:

    The Akash reference made it totally amazing.

  20. B'11 Says:

    The Akash reference made it totally amazing.

  21. dmouth09 Says:

    Hi there, Schlosser.

  22. dmouth09 Says:

    Hi there, Schlosser.

  23. One of those Dartmouth prefros Says:

    Speaking as one of those “mournful” freshies in that video, I can tell you, we found it to be pretty hilarious too. So, unlike what your post seems to imply, the joke wasn’t really at our expense. Just to put some perspective on it.

  24. One of those Dartmouth prefrosh Says:

    Speaking as one of those “mournful” freshies in that video, I can tell you, we found it to be pretty hilarious too. So, unlike what your post seems to imply, the joke wasn’t really at our expense. Just to put some perspective on it.

  25. hedgehog Says:

    Um, Club “Faire?”

  26. hedgehog Says:

    Um, Club “Faire?”

  27. lolcat Says:

    loved the last scene revealing the brown pot smokers.

  28. lolcat Says:

    loved the last scene revealing the brown pot smokers.

  29. Dartmooose12 Says:

    Dartmouth FTW…as always

  30. Dartmooose12 Says:

    Dartmouth FTW…as always

  31. Yale Record '10 Says:

    Why can’t the Yale Record be that funny and inventive? Totally not fair.

  32. Yale Record '10 Says:

    Why can’t the Yale Record be that funny and inventive? Totally not fair.

  33. Maureen O'Connor Says:

    DYE who successfully transferred: Victor Cazares

  34. Maureen O'Connor Says:

    DYE who successfully transferred: Victor Cazares

  35. d09 Says:

    i had no idea Victor Cazares was a former dartmouth student. what a crazy…

  36. d09 Says:

    i had no idea Victor Cazares was a former dartmouth student. what a crazy…

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