Maddy's Monthly Meme Madness

Welcome to Maddy's Monthly Meme Madness, where we take a look at the Top 5 most-liked memes on the Facebook group, Carnegie Mellon Memes for Spicy Teens, posted in the past month.

1) "TOC Hack" by Tishya Girdhar‎ (9.5/10)

This is an absolute genius master strategy; why did I not think of it? The cartoon's stylish pose also adds fabulous flair. However, what is up with the ungodly amount of white space on the top and bottom of the meme? I've said it before and will say it again: crop your memes.

2) "Sleep @ CMU" by Malique Bennett (10/10)

The Carnegie Mellon experience isn't complete until we pit ourselves against each other and compete over which college suffers the most. Although tongue-in-cheek humor about our poor work/life balance and our faltering mental health can be funny in moderation, please remember to take care of yourselves.

3) "Subra skedaddle" by Alexander Chen (10/10)

Alexander is back at it again with the dank high-effort memes. The meme somehow tastefully incorporates Comic Sans MS and captures the evanescence of different parts of Carnegie Mellon culture, such as the beep-boop (never forget).

4) "Wean off of stress culture" by Cali Colliver (10/10)

Everything about this meme is perfect. Firstly, the wholesome supportive message goes out to all of our students; all disciplines and colleges are valid and we are all suffering in this institution together (but should encourage each other to minimize the suffering!). Also, the caption on the original Facebook post, "Raymond John Wean is opposed to stress culture," is a nod to the striking semblance between Raymond John Wean's plaque in Wean Hall and Danny Devito.

5) "Heart is in 122" by Fayyaz Zaidi‎ (9/10)

Name something more Carnegie Mellon-esque than Andrew Carnegie himself and computer science. The summoned demon of Carnegie will continue to haunt my dreams and haunt me to keep my heart in the work.